Dr. Nagatoshi Nishiwaki

Dr. Nagatoshi Nishiwaki
School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Kochi University of Technology, Japan


Professor Nagatoshi Nishiwaki received his Ph. D. in 1991 from Osaka University. He worked at Professor Ariga’s group in Department of Chemistry, Osaka Kyoiku University, as assistant professor (1991-2000) and as associate professor (2001-2008). From 2000 to 2001, he joined to Karl Anker Jørgensen’s group at Århus University in Denmark. He worked at Center for Collaborative Research, Anan National College of Technology as associate professor from 2008 to 2009. Then, he moved to School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Kochi University of Technology in 2009, and he is a professor from 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.

Research Interest

Development of New Synthetic Methods and Synthetic Blocks Syntheses of Heterocyclic Compounds Chemistry of Nitro Compounds Development of Reusable Supported Catalysts Education of Chemical Safety


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