BUSINESS ADDRESS: Department of Chemistry, School of Science,
The University of Tokyo,
Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033


1983 B. Sc.; The University of Tokyo (Professor T. Mukaiyama)
1988 Ph. D.; The University of Tokyo (Professor T. Mukaiyama)


1987 Assistant Professor; Science University of Tokyo (SUT)
1991 Lecturer; Science University of Tokyo (SUT)
1992 Associate Professor; Science University of Tokyo (SUT)
1993 Visiting Professor, Universite Louis Pasteur; Strasbourg, France
1995 Visiting Professor, Kyoto University
1996 Visiting Professor, Nijmegen University, The Netherlands
1997 Visiting Professor, Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Germany
1997 Special Promoted Researcher (SUT, 1997-1998)
1997 CREST Investigator (JST, 1997-2001)
1998 Full Professor, The University of Tokyo
2002 SORST Investigator (JST, 2002-2004)
2003 ERATO Investigator (JST, 2003-)
2003 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
2007 Full Professor, Department of Chemistry, School of Science, The University of Tokyo
2008 Green-Sustainable Chemical Process Project Investigator (METI, 2008-2009, NEDO, 2009-)
2011 Visiting Professor, Universite Paris-Sud; Orsay, France


1991 The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists
1992 Teijin Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
1992 New Chemistry Institute Research Award
1993 Nissan Science Foundation for Younger Generation
1994 Ciba-Geigy Research Foundation
1995 Kurata Research Foundation
1997 Springer Award in Organometallic Chemistry
1999 Bio-Mega/Boehrinder Ingelheim Lecturer
1999 Merck-SFC Lectureship
1999 Wyeth-Ayerst Lectureship
2000 Novartis Chemistry Lectureship
2000 MIT/Wyeth-Ayerst Lectureship
2000 Nagoya Lectureship
2001 Roche Lectureship
2001 NPS Distinguished Lecturer
2001 IBM Science Award
2002 Organic Reactions Lecturer
2002 Nagoya Silver Medal
2003 Novo-Nortis Lectureship
2004 Manchester-Merck Lecturer
2005 Mitsui Chemical Catalysis Science Award
2005 JSPS Prize
2006 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Awards

2006 Howard Memorial Lecturer
2006 C.S. Hamilton Award

2007 Merck-Cambridge Lectureship Award
2007 Abbott-Chicago Lectureship Award
2009 Boehringer Ingelheim Lectureship Award
2013 Research Awards of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2013 Green Chemistry Minister of Education Award
2013 Professor Emeritus, Wuhan Institute of Technology
2013 TUM-IAS Honorary Hans Fischer Senior Fellow


Associate Editor, Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry (1999-2008)
Associate Editor, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis (2000-)
Editorial Advisory Board, Molecules Online (1997-2000)
Editorial Advisory Board, Synthesis (1999-)
Expert Analyst, CHEMTRACTS-Organic Chemistry (1999-)
Editorial Advisory Board, Chemical Reviews (2000-2010)
Editorial Board, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (2002-2010)
5 th International Conference on f-Elements (2003)
Editorial Board, Chemistry, an Asian Journal (2006-)

Consulting Editor, Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry (2009-)
Editorial Board, Green Chemistry (2010-)
Consulting Editor, Chemical Communications (2010-)
Editorial Advisory Board, Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry (2012-)
Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (2013-)

 >560 Original Publications, >60 Reviews, >28,000 Citations
H-index: 89 (November, 2013)