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2010 Nobel Laureate

Ei-ichi Negishi • 2010 Nobel Laureate

Ei-ichi Negishi
(1935-2021)

Emeritus Professor and Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor Organic Chemistry & Teijin Limited Director of the Negishi-Brown Institute

Ei-ichi Negishi was a researcher at Purdue University for more than forty years. In December 2010, he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing metal-based reactions called palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling, that allow for easy and efficient synthesis of complex organic compounds.

 

Video clip of October 6, 2010 Nobel Announcement

Biography of Dr. Negishi (Larger Video)