Tsuji, Jiro 1927-

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TSUJI, Jiro 1927-

PERSONAL: Born May 11, 1927, in Japan; married Yoshiko Takahashi, 1952; children: Atsuko, Takashi, Hiroko. Education: Kyoto University, B.A., 1951; Columbia University, Ph.D., 1960.

ADDRESSES: Home—Tsu 602-128, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan 248-0032. E-mail—[email protected] jp.


CAREER: Toray Industries Ltd., research associate, 1962-74; Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, professor, 1974-88; Okayama University of Science, Okayama, Japan, professor, 1988-99, professor emeritus, 1999—; writer, 1999—.


MEMBER: Japan Chemical Society, American Chemical Society.


AWARDS, HONORS: Award from Japan Chemical Society, 1981; National Medal Prize of the Purple Ribbon, 1994; special award in synthetic organic chemistry, 1998; Japan Academy Prize, 2004.


WRITINGS:

Organic Synthesis with Palladium Compounds, Springer Verlag (New York, NY), 1980.

Palladium Reagents and Catalysts, John Wiley and Sons (New York, NY), 1995, revised edition published as Palladium Reagents and Catalysts: New Perspectives for the Twenty-first Century, 2004.
Transition Metal Reagents and Catalysts, John Wiley and Sons (New York, NY), 1999.