Professor Kyoko Nozaki

Professor Kyoko Nozaki


  • B.S. 1986 Depatment of Industrial Chemistry, Facultyof Engineering
    Kyoto University (Prof.K. Utimoto)
  • Ph. D. 1991 from Kyoto University (Directed by Prof.K. Utimoto)
    Thesis title "Studieson Triethylborane Induced Radical Reactions with Hydrides of Group14 Elements"
  • During Ph.D study, 1988-1989 exchange student at UC Berkeley
    (Directed by Prof. C. H.Heathcock)
    "Studies on the Stereo-controlin the Synthesis of Acyclic Compounds"

Professional Career

  • 1991–1999 Instructor of Kyoto University
  • 1999–2002 Associate Professor of Kyoto University
  • 2000–2003 Researcher of PRESTO, JST
  • 2002–2003 Associate Professor of The University of Tokyo
  • 2003–     Professor of The University of Tokyo (current position)

Academic Activity

  • 1997– International Symposium on Homogeneous Catalysis (ISHC) International Advisory Board
  • 2003– Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry (Wiley) Editorial Board
  • 2003–2006 Dalton Transactions (RSC) International Advisory Board
  • 2003– Green Chemistry (RSC) Advisory Board
  • 2008–2013 Journal of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Editorial Advisory Board
  • 2009–2014 Organometallics (ACS) Editorial Advisory Board
  • 2009–2016 ChemCatChem (Wiley) Editorial Board
  • 2010– Chemical Science (RSC) Advisory Board
  • 2011–2013 Inorganic Chemistry (ACS) Editorial Advisory Board
  • 2011–2015 Catalysis Science & Technology (RSC) Advisory Board
  • 2014–2021 Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Wiley) International Advisory Board
  • 2015– Chemistry Letters (CSJ) Senior Editor
  • 2018–2023 Chemical Reviews (ACS) Editorial Advisory Board
  • 2018– Macromolecules (ACS) Editorial Advisory Board
  • 2018– Chemistry – An Asian Journal (Wiley) International Advisory Board
  • 2019– Materials Chemistry Frontiers (RSC) Advisory Board
  • 2019– Polymer Chemistry (RSC) Advisory Board

Research Interest

  • Asymmetric Synthesis Using Chiral Transitionmetal Complexes as Catalysts
  • Development of New Organic Transformations Mediated by Organometallic Compounds