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Professor Yoshiaki Nakao

Employment

2014-present JST-CREST team leader
2014–present Professor, Kyoto University
2012–2014 Associate Professor, Kyoto University
2011–present JST–PRESTO researcher
2010–2012 Senior Lecturer, Kyoto University
2002–2010 Assistant Professor, Kyoto University

Education

2008 Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung (visiting scholar, work with Prof. Manfred T. Reetz)
2005 Ph. D., Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
2001 Department of Chemistry, Yale University (visiting student, work with Prof. John F. Hartwig)
2000–2002 Department of Material Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering
Kyoto University (work with Profs. Tamejiro Hiyama and Eiji Shirakawa)
1998–2000 M. S., Department of Material Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University (work with Profs. Tamejiro Hiyama and Eiji Shirakawa)
1997–1998 B. S., Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering
Kyoto University

Awards

2018 David Ginsburg Memorial Lectureship
2017 SUSTech Chemical Sciences Lectureship Mukaiyama Award
Asian Core Program Lectureship Award 2017 (Korea)
2015 Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award
Asian Core Program Lectureship Award 2015 (Hong Kong)
2014 Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (China & Singapore)
2012 Inoue Research Award
2011 The Young Scientist’s Prize from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists
2010 Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (Taiwan & Honk Kong)
BSCJ Award
Merck–Banyu Lectureship Award
Thieme Journal Award
2009 Banyu Chemist Award
The Society of Silicon Chemistry Award of Encouragement
Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award of Encouragement
2008 Inoue Research Award of Encouragement
2007 Special Lecture by Young Chemists at Annual Meeting of CSJ
2003 Nippon Shokubai Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan

Membership

The Chemical Society of Japan, The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, The Kinki Chemical Society, The Society of Silicon Chemistry, Japan, The American Chemical Society

Research Interest

New Organometallic Reagents and Reactions for Selective Organic Synthesis