Shin’ichi Nakatsuji is a Professor of Material Science at Faculty of Science and Graduate School of Material Science, University of Hyogo, Hyogo, Japan. He obtained a PhD title in 1977 at Osaka University and worked as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow at the same university. He joined in 1978 in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagasaki University, first as an assistant professor and was then promoted to associate professor at the same university. He worked one year (1984-1985) at the TH Darmstadt as an Alexander von Humboldt fellow. He moved in 1990 to Faculty of Science in Himeji Institute of Technology (since 2004 University of Hyogo) and was appointed as a professor in 1998. His main research interests are in the preparation, structures and properties of functional materials, especially organic magnetic materials, organic conductors and novel p–electron systems. He is the author or one of the co-authors of 6 books including a recent one, Nitroxide: Application in Chemistry, Biomedicine, and Materials Chemistry (Wiley-VCH), 12 reviews and book chapters as well as 10 patents. He has published over 200 papers and has been awarded the distinction of Doctor Honoris Causa from Technical University of Iasi in Romania in 2008.
Biography Updated on 21 May 2012