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researcher , Chemicals executive

Masaru Utsunomiya, Japanese chemicals executive, researcher. Achievements include development of new butyrolactone process catalyzed by ruthenium homogeneous dehydrogenation catalyst; research in catalytic hydroamination of olefins. Recipient Junior Technical award, Chemical Society Japan, 2005.

Background

Utsunomiya, Masaru was born on January 21, 1974 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. Son of Hitoshi and Fusae Utsunomiya.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, 1998.

Career

Team leader Mitsubishi Chemical Company, Yokkaichi, Japan, since 1998. International fellowship Socially Responsible Investment international, Menlopark, California, 1999—1999. Visiting scholar Yale University, New Haven, 2002—2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of new butyrolactone process catalyzed by ruthenium homogeneous dehydrogenation catalyst. Research in catalytic hydroamination of olefins.

Connections

Married Rina Kobayashi, October 20, 2001. Children: Aoi, Karine.

father:
Hitoshi Utsunomiya

mother:
Fusae Utsunomiya

spouse:
Rina Kobayashi

child:
Aoi Utsunomiya

child:
Karine Utsunomiya