Professor Masaaki Yoshifujii

Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

TITLE:
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Professor of Chemistry (Adjunct), The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S.A.

EDUCATION:
The University of Tokyo (Prof. N. Inamoto)
Bachelor of Science, March, 1966; Master of Science, March, 1968; Doctor of Science, March, 1971

TEACHING AND ADMINISTRATIVE BACKGROUND:
Research Associate, The Univ. of Tokyo (Prof. N. Inamoto) April, 1971 – September, 1988
    1974-1975 Postdoc at Cornell Univ. (Prof. M. F. Semmelhack)
    1975-1976 Postdoc at Princeton Univ. (Prof. J. Schwartz)
    1979-1980 Postdoc at E.T.H.-Zürich (Prof. D. Seebach)
Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo, October, 1988 – March, 1989
Professor, Tohoku University, April, 1989 – March, 2005
AvH Visiting Professor at Tech. Univ. of Braunschweig, hosted by Prof. R. Schmutzler and Prof. W.-W. du Mont (March, 1999 – November, 2003)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama, hosted by Prof. A. J. Arduengo, III, April 1, 2005 – August 31, 2020, and by Prof. Kevin H. Shaughnessy, September 1, 2020 –
AvH Visiting Professor at Univ. of Bonn, hosted by Prof. R. Streubel and Prof. E. Niecke (June, 2007 – August, 2007; August, 2011 – October, 2011)
Chairman of the 15th International Conference on Phosphorus Chemistry (Sendai, July 29 – August 3, 2001).

ACADEMIC SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:
Chemical Society of Japan; American Chemical Society; Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC); Gesellschaft der Deutscher Chemiker; Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan

EDITORIAL BOARDS (present):
Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon, and the Related Elements (April 2001 -)

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ACTIVITY:
International Scientific Board Member of International Conference on Phosphorus Chemistry (1989 -)

AWARD:
– Alexander von Humboldt Research Award (Germany, March, 1999)
– 2005 International Arbuzovs Prize (Russia, June, 2005)
– Alexander von Humboldt Research Award- Extended (Germany, June, 2007 and August, 2011)