Professor Takayuki Kawashima

Tokyo University, Japan

Address: 1-5-1 Tenjin-cho, Kiryu, Gunma 376-8185, Japan
E-mail: kawashima.t@gunma-u.ac.jp
Date of Birth: July 26, 1946

Education: 1969 B.Sc., 1971 M.Sc., 1974 Ph.D. The University of Tokyo

Professional Carrier:
1974-1976 Research Associate, The University of Tokyo
1976-1977 Postdoctoral Fellow, Iowa State University (Prof. J. G. Verkade)
1977-1978 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Utah (Prof. W. G. Bentrude)
1978-1990 Research Associate, The University of Tokyo
1990-1992 Lecturer, The University of Tokyo
1992-1998 Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo
1996-1997 Visiting Associate Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
1998-2010 Professor, The University of Tokyo
2001-2002 Director of Cryogenic Center, The University of Tokyo
2010-          Emeritus Professor, The University of Toyo
2010-2011 Visiting Professor, Toho University
2010-2013 Visiting Professor, Gakushuin University
2013-          Visiting Professor, Gunma University

Scientific Activities (1998 -):
1998-2002 Chemistry Letters: Associate Editor
2000-2002 The Society of Silicon Chemistry Japan: Editor-in-Chief
2000-2011 The Society of Silicon Chemistry Japan: Trustee
2001-2005 The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan: Trustee
2002-2004 The Chemical Society of Japan: Trustee
2003-2018 Heteroatom Chemistry: Editorial Board
2004-2005 The Journal of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan: Editor-in-Chief
2004-2006 The Society of Silicon Chemistry Japan: Vice-president
2006-2006 UT-SNU-TNU Joint Symposium 2006: Chairman
2006-2006 2nd Core-to-Core Symposium on Main Group Element Chemistry: Co-Chairman
2006-          International Conference on Phosphorus Chemistry: International Board
2010-2011 The Society of Silicon Chemistry Japan: President

Research Interests
1) Chemistry of highly coordinated main group compounds
2) Photocontrol of the coordination number in organic main group compounds
3) Creation of functional molecules utilizing characteristics of boron

Awards
2013 The Society of Silicon Chemistry, Japan Award
2018 The Society of Physical Organic Chemistry, Japan, Contribution Award

Recent Publications
1) N. Kano, H. Miyake, K. Sasaki, T. Kawashima, N. Mizorogi, and S. Nagase, “Dianionic Species with a Bond Consisting of Two Pentacoordinated Silicon Atoms”, Nature Chem., 2, 112 (2010).
2) M. Saito, S. Furukawa, J. Kobayashi, T, Kawashima, “The Chemistry of Heterasumanenes”, Chem. Rec., 16, 64 (2016).
3) S. Tsukada, N. J. O’Brien, N. Kano, T. Kawashima, J.-D.Guo, S. Nagase, “Synthesis and Structure of a Dianionic Species with a Bond between Pentacoordinated Tin Atoms: Bonding Property of the Tin–Tin Bond”, Dalton Trans., 45, 19374 (2016).
4) H. Arii, K. Nakabayashi, K. Mochida, T. Kawashima, “Synthesis of π-Extended Siloles Using Intramolecular Chain Hydrosilylation”, Synthesis, 49, 4599 (2017).

Original Papers: 264 including above papers.      Books: 26