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Engineering educator

Kohei Tamao, Japanese engineering educator. Achievements include research in nickel-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction; research in oxidative cleavag of the Si-C bond; research in Silole-containing pi-conjugated systems; research in organic synthesis using organometallic compounds. Fellow: Royal Society Chemistry London; member: New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Tamao, Kohei was born on October 31, 1942 in Japan. Son of Nobutada and Chieko Tamao.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University, Japan, 1965. Master of Science, Kyoto University, Japan, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor Kyoto University, 1970—1987, associate professor, 1987—1993, professor Japan, since 1993, director Institute Chemical Research Japan, 2000—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in nickel-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction. Research in oxidative cleavag of the Si-C bond. Research in Silole-containing pi-conjugated systems.

    Research in organic synthesis using organometallic compounds.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Regional editor: Journal Organomet. Chemical, 1999—2001.

Membership

Fellow: Royal Society Chemistry London. Member: New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Kyoko Nozaki, March 31, 1991.

father:
Nobutada Tamao

mother:
Chieko Tamao

spouse:
Kyoko Nozaki