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UOZUMI, Yasuhiro

TEL: 0564-59-5571
Mail: uo_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Affiliation laboratory:
Location: Yamate, No.3 Bldg. 3F east

Department

Life and Coordination-Complex Molecular Science, Complex Catalysis

Biography

1984 B.S. Hokkaido University
1990 Ph.D. Hokkaido University
1988 JSPS fellow
1988 Research Associate, Hokkaido University
1990 Assistant Professor, Hokkaido University
1994 Research Associate, Columbia University
1995 Lecturer, Kyoto University 
1997 Professor, Nagoya City University
2000 Professor, Institute for Molecular Science
        Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
2002-2005 Professor (adhoc), Kyoto University
2007-2017 Research team leader. RIKEN
2010-2012  Professor (adhoc), Tokyo Institute of Technology
RIKEN
2018-2019 ACCEL Project Leader, RIKEN
2014- Distinguished Professor, Three George University
2003-2008 Research Project Leader, JST CREST Project on Green Catalysis
2008-2012 Research Project Leader, NEDO Project on Green Chemical Processes
2011-2016 Deputy Research Project Leader, JST CREST Project on Element Strategy
2014-2019 Research Project Leader, JST ACCEL Project on Hyper-Active Catalysis

Awards

1991 Eisai Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan    
1998 The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award for Young Scientist    
2007 The Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ) Award for Creative Work    
2007 MEXT Ministerial Award for Green Sustainable Chemistry    
2010 Inoue Award
2014 The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of MEXT, Prize for Science and Technology

Main research themes

Development of Heterogeneous Catalysis toward Ideal Chemical Processes
kewords Transition Metal Catalysis, Green Chemistry, Organic Synthesis
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Selected Publications

  1. Takao Osako, Kaoru Torii, Shuichi Hirata, Yasuhiro Uozumi “Chemoselective Continuous-Flow Hydrogenation of Aldehydes Catalyzed by Platinum Nanoparticles Dispersed in an Amphiphilic Resin” ACS Catal. 7, 7371-7377 (2017).
  2. Go Hamasaka, Tsubasa Muto, Yoshimichi Andoh, Kazushi Fujimoto, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, Susumu Okazaki, Yasuhiro Uozumi “Detailed Structural Analysis of a Self-Assembled Vesicular Amphiphilic NCN-Pincer Palladium Complex by Wide-Angle X-Ray Scattering and Molecular Dynamics Calculations” Chem. Eur. J. 23, 1291-1298 (2017).
  3. Heeyoel Baek, Maki Minakawa, Yoichi M. A. Yamada, Jin Wook Han, Yasuhiro Uozumi “In-Water and Neat Batch and Continuous-Flow Direct Esteri cation and Transesteri cation by a Porous Polymeric Acid Catalyst” Sci. Rep. 6, 25925 (2016).
  4. Yoichi M. A. Yamada, Yoshinari Yuyama, Takuma Sato, Shigenori Fujikawa, Yasuhiro Uozumi “A Palladium-Nanoparticle and Silicon- Nanowire-Array Hybrid: A Platform for Catalytic Heterogeneous Reactions” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 127-131 (2014).
  5. Yoichi M. A. Yamada, Shaheen M. Sarkar, Yasuhiro Uozumi “Amphiphilic Self-Assembled Polymeric Copper Catalyst to Parts per Million Levels: Click Chemistry,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 9285–9290 (2012).
  6. Yoichi M. A. Yamada, Shaheen M. Sarkar, Yasuhiro Uozumi, “Self-Assembled Poly(imidazole-palladium): Highly Active, Reusable Catalyst at Parts per Million to Parts per Billion Levels,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 3190-3198 (2012).
  7. Shaheen M. Sarkar, Yoichi M. A. Yamada, Yasuhiro Uozumi, “A highly Active and Reusable Self-Assembled Poly (Imidazole/Palladium) Catalyst: Allylic Arylation/Alkenylation,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50, 9437-9441 (2011).
  8. Go Hamasaka, Tsubasa Muto, Yasuhiro Uozumi, “Moleular-Architecture-Based Administration of Catalysis in Water: Self-Assembly of an Amphiphilic Palladium Pincer Complex,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50, 4876-4878 (2011).
  9. Yasuhiro Uozumi, Yutaka Matsuura, Takayasu Arakawa, Yoichi M. A. Yamada Asymmetric Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling in Water with a Chiral Palladium Catalyst Supported on an Amphiphilic Resin Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 48, 2708-2710 (2009).
  10. Yoichi M. A. Yamada, Takayasu Arakawa, Heiko Hocke, Yasuhiro Uozumi, “A Nanoplatinum Catalyst for Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols in Water,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 46, 704-706 (2007).
  11. Yasuhiro Uozumi, Yoichi M. A. Yamada, Tomohiko Beppu, Naoshi Fukuyama, Masaharu Ueno and Takehiko Kitamori, “Instantaneous Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation Using a Microchannel Reactor with a Catalytic Membrane,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 15994-15995 (2006).