Akira Suzuki

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Birthday
12, 1930
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Japan

About

Japanese chemist who published the Suzuki reaction in 1979. He received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2010.

Before Fame

He attended Hokkaido University and worked there as an assistant professor after he got his PhD.

Trivia

He was also awarded the 1995 DowElanco lectureship Award and the 2003 Japan Academy Prize.

Family Life

He was born in Mukawa, Hokkaidō, Japan, and taught at Purdue University until he returned to Hokkaidō as a full professor at the university.

Associated With

Ada Yonath won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2009.