Ei-ichi Negishi, chemistry professor. Achievements include research for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis; patents in field. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Society Chemistry (Sir E. Frankland Prize lectureship 2000), Japan Chemical Society (award 1997), American Chemical Society (Organometallic Chemistry award 1998), Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Epsilon.
Research chemist Teijin Ltd., 1958—1960, 1963—1966. Postdoctoral associate Purdue University, 1966-1968, assistant to hockey club Brown, 1968-1972, professor West Lafayette, Indiana, 1979-1999, Herbert C. Brown distinguished Professor Chemistry, since 1999. Assistant professor Syracuse University, New York, 1972-1976, associate professor, 1976-1979.
Visiting professor University California, Santa Cruz, 1980, National University Singapore, 2000. Lecturer in field; consultant in field.
Born July 14, 1935