Nagatoshi Nishiwaki received his Ph.D. degree in 1991 from Osaka University, Japan. He worked at Professor Ariga’s group in the Department of Chemistry, Osaka Kyoiku University, as an Assistant Professor (1991–2000) and as an Associate Professor (2001–2008). From 2000 to 2001, he joined Karl Anker Jørgensen’s group at Århus University in Denmark. He worked at the Center for Collaborative Research, Anan National College of Technology, as an Associate Professor from 2008 to 2009. Then, he moved to the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Kochi University of Technology, in 2009, and he has been a Professor since 2011. His research interests comprise synthetic organic chemistry using nitro compounds, heterocycles (synthesis, ring transformation, 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition, application as tools in organic synthesis), pseudo-intramolecular reaction, and solid supported palladium catalysts.
Biography Updated on 8 April 2012