Kiyomi Kakiuchi, Executive Director/Vice President

Kiyomi Kakiuchi

Message

As a graduate school without undergraduate programs, NAIST students leave their undergraduate lives and start their new academic careers here. I look forward to their growth on our internationally open campus with our globally recognized faculty through research using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and their activities as distinguished NAIST graduates throughout all areas of industry, government and academia.

Professional Background

1977 :
B.S. Department of Petrochemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University
1982 :
Ph.D. (Engineering) Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
1982-1995 :
Assistant Professor, Department of Petrochemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University
1993-1994 :
Research Associate, Scripps Research Institute, United States
1995-1996 :
Lecturer, Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
1996-1997 :
Associate Professor, Venture Business Laboratory, Osaka University
1997-present :
Professor, Graduate School of Materials Science, NAIST
1997-1999 :
Councilor, NAIST
2004-2007 :
Advisor to the President, NAIST
2007-2009 :
Dean, Graduate School of Materials Science, NAIST
2009-2011 :
Vice President, NAIST (Concurrent Post)
2013-2017 :
Dean, Graduate School of Materials Science, NAIST
2017-present :
Executive Director and Vice President, NAIST

Research Fields

Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Organic Photochemistry, Organometallic Chemistry

Academic and Social Activities

  1. The Kinki Chemical Society Japan Representative Delegate (2005 - present)
    Chemical Technology Awards Review Committee Member (2001 - 2015)
    Group for Research on Automated Flow and Microreactor Synthesis Committee Member (2004 - present)
    Division of Organometallic Chemistry Committee Member (2013 - present)
  2. The Japanese Photochemistry Association Director (2004 - 2005) (2008 - 2009) (2011 - 2012)
  3. The Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association (APA)
    Councilor (2011 - 2012)
    Secretary Treasurer (2013 - 2014)
  4. The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan Representative Delegate (2013 - present)
    Kansai Branch Committee Member (2008 - 2011)
  5. Symposium on the Chemistry of Terpenes, Essential Oils, and Aromatics (TEAC)
    Committee Member (2008 - present)
    53rd TEAC 2009 Representative Organizer (2009)
  6. The Chemical Society of Japan Committee Member (2000 - 2002)
    Kinki Branch Committee Member (2007 - 2008)
  7. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Special Researcher Examination Board Expert Board Member and International Project Committee Document Review Member (2006 - 2008)
    Kakenhi Committee Expert Board Member (2012 - 2014)
  8. Japan Science and Technology Agency JST Innovation Plaza Osaka Advisor (2008 - 2012)
  9. Research Promotion Committee for the Development of Research centers towards the formation of the Okinawa Intellectual Cluster Program Committee Member (2012 - 2016)
  10. Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Materials Science Graduate School Academic Advisor (2008 - 2011)
  11. Ikoma City Foreign Resident Educational Promotion Forum Member (2010 - 2011)
  12. Keihanna Corporation Environmental Review Committee Member (2008 - present)
  13. Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth Technology Assessment Subcommittee Member (2000 - 2006)
  14. International Kyoto Conference on New Aspect of Organic Chemistry Executive Committee Member (1997, 2000, 2003)
    Organizational Committee Member (2006, 2009, 2012, 2015)
  15. International Symposium on Integrated Synthesis Organizational Committee Chairman (2008)
    Organizational Committee Member (2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016)

Awards and recognition

1988 :
The Chemical Society of Japan Young Researcher Special Lecturer Award
1992 :
The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan Encouragement Award

Publications

  1. CO-Transfer Carbonylation Reactions. A Catalytic Pauson-Khand-Type Reaction of Enynes with Aldehydes as a Source of Carbon Monoxide, T. Morimoto, K. Fuji, K. Tsutsumi, and K. Kakiuchi, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124 (15), 3806-3807 (2002).
  2. A novel route for the construction of Taxol ABC-ring framework: skeletal rearrangement approach to AB-ring and intramolecular aldol approach to C-ring, T. Enomoto, T. Morimoto, M. Ueno, T. Matsukubo, Y. Shimada, K. Tsutsumi, R. Shirai, and K. Kakiuchi, Tetrahedron, 64 (18), 4051-4059 (2008).
  3. Diastereoselective [2+2] Photocycloaddition of a chiral Cyclohexenone with Ethylene in a Continuous Flow Microcapillary Reactor, K. Terao, Y. Nishiyama, H. Tanimoto, T.; Morimoto, M. Oelgemöller, and K. Kakiuchi, J. Flow Chem., 2(3), 73-76 (2012).
  4. Regioselective Rapid Synthesis of Fully Substituted 1,2,3-Triazoles Mediated by Propargyl Cations, H. Zhang, H. Tanimoto, T. Morimoto, Y. Nishiyama, and K. Kakiuchi, Org. Lett., 15 (20), 5222-5225 (2013).
  5. Fluorescence and phosphorescence study of germanium-acetylene polymers and germa[N]pericyclynes, H. Tanimoto, T. Nagao, T. Fujiwara, T. Kadota, K. Tanaka, Y. Chujo, and K. Kakiuchi, Polymer Chem., 6 (43), 7495-7499 (2015).