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Organic chemistry educator

Kuniaki Tatsuta, Japanese organic chemistry educator. Recipient Imperial medal with Purple Ribbon (Emperor), 2002, Fujihara award, 2008, prize, Japan Academy, 2009.

Background

Tatsuta, Kuniaki was born on December 1, 1940 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Naraji and Sadame (Ohnishi) Tatsuta.

Education

B., Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, 1963. M., Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, 1968.

Career

Researcher Takeda Chemicals, Osaka, 1968-1969. Assistant department applied chemistry Keio University, Yokohama, 1969-1973, assistant professor department applied chemistry, 1973-1977. Postdoctoral fellow department chemistry Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1973-1975.

Associate professor department applied chemistry Keio University, Yokohama, 1977-1986, professor department applied chemistry, 1986-1992, Waseda University, Tokyo, since 1993. Visiting professor department chemistry Cambridge (England) University, 1988-1989, Oxford University, England, 2006. Chairman department applied chemistry Keio University, Yokohama, 1991-1992.

Chairman department applied chemistry Waseda University, Tokyo, 2000-2002, dean Graduate School of Science and Engineering, since 2004.

Membership

Member Japan Antibiotics Research Association (councilor since 1980, Sumiki-Umezawa award 1988), Society Organic Synthetic Chemistry (vice president 1989-1991, president, since 2004, award 1998), Chemical Society Japan (vice president since 1990, award 1985, 2001), Fujihara award, 2008, Japan Academy prize, 2009.

Connections

Married Yoko Nakamura, April 28, 1965. Children: Yoshiyuki, Hiroyuki, Miwa.

father:
Naraji Tatsuta

mother:
Sadame (Ohnishi) Tatsuta

spouse:
Yoko Nakamura

child:
Miwa Tatsuta

child:
Hiroyuki Tatsuta

child:
Yoshiyuki Tatsuta