Executive Research Coordinator, WPI-AIMR (Advanced Institute for Materials Research), Tohoku University
Yoshinori YAMAMOTO(Professor Emeritus)
|1970||D. Sc.||Osaka University|
|1970-1972||Postdoctoral fellow||Purdue University (Prof. H. C. Brown)|
|1977-1985||Associate Professor||Kyoto University|
|2012-present||Professor Emeritus||Tohoku University|
|1996-2003|| Concurrent Professor
(Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials Tohoku University)
(Institute for Basic Organic Chemistry, Kyushu University)
|1995-present|| Executive Board of Editors for Tetrahedron
Publications and Regional Editor of Tetrahedron Letters
|1999-2001||President of International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry|
|1997-2002||Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Project Leader of Creative Scientific Research
"Convergent Processes and Materials"
|2002-2007||Grants-in Aid for Scientific Research, Project Leader of Specially Promoted Research
"Development of Environmentally Benign Molecular Transformations using Lewis Acids and Transition Metal Catalysts"
|2002-2007||21 Century COE Program of MEXT
Project Leader of "Giant Molecules and Complex Systems, Chemistry Group of Tohoku University"
|2003-2004||Director, Instrumental Analysis Center for Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University|
|2004-2006||Director, Research and Analysis Center for Giant Molecules, Tohoku University|
|2006-2007||Vice-President of the Chemical Society of Japan|
|2006-2007||Vice-President, Tohoku University|
|2006-2008||Director, Fundamental Technology Center for Research and Education, Tohoku University|
|2007-2012||Director, WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research|
|2012-present||Executive Research Coordinator, WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research
|1976||The Award of the Chemical Society of Japan for Young Chemists (CSJ)|
|1996||The Award of the Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ)|
|2002||Humboldt Research Award (Humboldt Foundation, Germany)|
|2006||Purple Ribbon Medal (The Cabinet)|
|2006||The Medal “In Memory of Professor A. N .Kost” (International Scientific Partnership Foundation, Russia)|
|2007||A. C. Cope Scholar Award (American Chemical Society)|
|2009||Centenary Prize (Royal Society of Chemistry, UK)|
|2015||The Orders of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon (The Cabinet)|
|1992||H.C.Brown Lecturer (Purdue University, USA)|
|1996||The 1996 Hiroshi Hatanaka Lecturer(The International Society of Neutron Capture Therapy)|
|1999||Dortmunder-Gambrinus Lecturer(University of Dortmund, Germany)|
|2001||Oppolzer Lecturer (University of Geneva, Switzerland)|
|2004||The Novartis Lecturer in Organic Chemistry (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)|
|2005||The Novartis Distinguished Lecturer (Colorado State University, USA)|
|2007||Lecturer and Visiting Professor at UCL (Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium)|
Fundamental Objectives of Yamamoto's laboratory
- Let's create the reactions and concepts which will become milestone contributious in organic chemistry.
- Let's pursue the research with scientist mission. We hope that the research done in our laboratories will contribute to prosperity of society.
- Let's aim to make a leading synthetic laboratory in the world and together to enhance future prosperity of reseachers and students in the laboratory.