Ei-ichi Negishi

1935 - Today

Ei-ichi Negishi

Ei-ichi Negishi (根岸 英一, Negishi Eiichi) is a Manchurian-born Japanese chemist who has spent most of his career at Purdue University in the United States. He is the Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor and Director of the Negishi-Brown Institute at Purdue. He is best known for his discovery of the Negishi coupling. He was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for palladium catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis" jointly with Richard F. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ei-ichi Negishi has received more than 139,392 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 189th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Ei-ichi Negishi ranks 189 out of 473Before him are Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, John Frederic Daniell, Paul D. Boyer, Max Perutz, Stephanie Kwolek, and Ascanio Sobrero. After him are Rodney Robert Porter, Emil Erlenmeyer, Walter Gilbert, Robert W. Holley, Roald Hoffmann, and Heinrich Gustav Magnus.

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Among people born in 1935, Ei-ichi Negishi ranks 49Before him are Ernesto Laclau, Adnan Khashoggi, David Harvey, Dominique Venner, Pranab Mukherjee, and Mylène Demongeot. After him are John G. Avildsen, David Prowse, Seiji Ozawa, France-Albert René, Lorenzo Bandini, and Masahito, Prince Hitachi.

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In China

Among people born in China, Ei-ichi Negishi ranks 272 out of 921Before him are Jiang Ziya (-1090), Emperor Zhang of Han (57), Emperor Ai of Han (-27), Taiichi Ohno (1912), Zhu Wen (852), and Emperor Huan of Han (132). After him are Emperor Shun of Han (115), Trưng Sisters (12), Chien-Shiung Wu (1912), Kong Rong (153), Donnie Yen (1963), and Emperor An of Han (94).

Among CHEMISTS In China

Among chemists born in China, Ei-ichi Negishi ranks 2Before him are Tu Youyou (1930). After him are Edmond H. Fischer (1920).

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