Issue Date: January 2, 2017
Roger Adams Award in Organic Chemistry: Hisashi Yamamoto
Sponsor: Organic Reactions Inc. and Organic Syntheses Inc.
Citation: For pioneering and highly creative contributions to the development of methods for the catalytic asymmetric synthesis for carbon–carbon, carbon–oxygen, and carbon–nitrogen bond formations.
Current position: professor and director of the Molecular Catalyst Research Center, Chubu University, Japan; professor emeritus, University of Chicago; professor emeritus, Nagoya University; president, Chemical Society of Japan
Education: B. S., organic chemistry, Kyoto University; Ph. D., organic chemistry, Harvard University
Yamamoto on . . .
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