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薗頭 健吉

chemist , university professor

Kenkichi Sonogashira, Japanese chemistry educator. Alexander von Humboldt fellow, 1966-1967. Member Chemical Society Japan, Society Synthetic Organic Chemistry Japan, Catalysis Society Japan, Society Polymer Science Japan, American Chemical Society.

Background

Sonogashira, Kenkichi was born on October 25, 1931 in Kagoshima, Japan. Son of Kiyoto and Soe Sonogashira.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Osaka University, Japan, 1956. Master of Science in Organic Chemistry, Osaka University, Japan, 1958. Doctor of Science, Osaka University, Japan, 1961.

Career

Research associate, Osaka U., 1961-1968; associate professor of chemistry, Osaka U., 1968-1981; professor, Osaka City U., since 1981; director research institute for atomic energy, Osaka City U., 1987-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Chemical Society Japan, Society Synthetic Organic Chemistry Japan, Catalysis Society Japan, Society Polymer Science Japan, American Chemical Society.

Connections

Married Seiko Oka, May 31, 1964. Children: Akane, Madoka.

father:
Kiyoto Sonogashira

mother:
Soe Sonogashira

spouse:
Seiko Oka

children:
Akane Sonogashira

Madoka Sonogashira