Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry

[Professor] Yukihiro Motoyama

Basic Information

Yukihiro Motoyama

Degree

Dr (Eng.)

Date of birth

1968/3/6

Laboratory Name

Catalytic Organic Chemistry

Research Fields

Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry

E-mail Address

Academic Background

Tokyo Institute of Technology (Dr: 1996/3)

Work History

Toyota Technological Institute (Professor: 2012/8-)
Kyushu University (Associate Professor: 2004/3-2012/7)
Kyushu University (Assistant Professor: 2003/4-2004/2)
Toyohashi University of Technology (Assistant Professor: 1996/4-2003/3)

Membership of Academic Societies

The Chemical Society of Japan
The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
The Japanese Society for Process Chemistry
The Society of Silicon Chemistry, Japan
The American Chemical Society

Research Themes

Development of Novel Metal Catalysts
Development of Highly Efficient and Selective Catalytic Reactions
Synthesis and Application of Nanocarbon Materials

Original Papers

[Academic Year]2012
[Articles](Z)-Selective Partial Hydrogenation of Alkynes by Using Palladium Nanoparticles Supported on Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanofiber
[Author]Lee, Y.; Motoyama, Y.; Tsuji, K.; Yoon, S.-H.; Mochida, I.; Nagashima, H.
[Date of Issue]2012
[Journal]ChemCatChem 2012, 4, 778-781.


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]Platinum Nanoparticles Supported on Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanofibers as Efficient Poisoning Catalysts for Hydrogenation of Nitroarenes
[Author]Motoyama, Y.; Lee, Y.; Tsuji, K.; Yoon, S.-H.; Mochida, I.; Nagashima, H.
[Date of Issue]2011
[Journal]ChemCatChem 2011, 3, 1578-1581.


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]A Chiral Bis(oxazoline) Ligand Embedded into Polysiloxane Gel: Application to a Reusable Copper Catalyst for Asymmetric Cyclopropanation
[Author]Motoyama, Y.; Nishikata, K.; Nagashima, H.
[Date of Issue]2011
[Journal]Chem. Asian J. 2011, 6, 78-82. [Highlighted in SYNFACTS 2011, 453]


[Academic Year]2010
[Articles]Catalytic Atom-Transfer Radical Cyclization by Copper/Bipyridine Species Encapsulated in Polysiloxane Gel
[Author]Motoyama, Y.; Kamo, K.; Yuasa, A.; Nagashima, H.
[Date of Issue]2010
[Journal]Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2256-2258. [Highlighted in SYNFACTS 2010, 730]


[Academic Year]2009
[Articles]Rhodium Nanoparticles Supported on Carbon Nanofibers As an Arene Hydrogenation Catalyst Highly Tolerant to a Coexisting Epoxido Group
[Author]Motoyama, Y.; Takasaki, M.; Yoon, S.-H.; Mochida, I.; Nagashima, H.
[Date of Issue]2009
[Journal]Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 5042-5045.


[Academic Year]2009
[Articles]Practical Access to Amines by Platinum-Catalyzed Reduction of Carboxamides with Hydrosilanes: Synergy of Dual Si?H Groups Leads to High Efficiency and Selectivity
[Author]Hanada, S.; Tsutsumi, E.; Motoyama, Y.; Nagashima, H.
[Date of Issue]2009
[Journal]J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15032-15040. [Highlighted in SYNFACTS 2010, 211]

Reviews

[Academic Year]2009
[Articles]Metal nanoparticles Supported on Carbon Nanofibers: Synthesis and Application for the Hydrogenation Reactions (Synth. Org. Chem., Jpn)
[Author]Motoyama, Y.; Yoon, S.-H.; Nagashima, H
[Date of Issue]2009


[Academic Year]2009
[Articles]New Synthetic Chemistry Using Hydrosilanes and Transition Metal Catalysts (The Chemical Times)
[Author]Nagashima, H.; Motoyama, Y.; Sunada, Y.
[Date of Issue]2009


[Academic Year]2003
[Articles]Chiral Transition Metal Lewis Acids Bearing Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl (Phebox) as a Pincer Ligands: Synthesis and Application for the Asymmetric Reactions (Synth. Org. Chem., Jpn)
[Author]Motoyama, Y.; Nishiyana, H.
[Date of Issue]2003


[Academic Year]2002
[Articles]Asymmetric Reactions with Chiral Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl-Rh, -Pt, and -Pd Complexes and Their Lewis Acid Activity (Latest Frontiers of Organic Synthesis)
[Author]Motoyama, Y.; Nishiyana, H.
[Date of Issue]2002

Books

[Academic Year]2000
[Articles]Mg(II) and Zn(II) Lewis Acids, in Lewis Acids in Organic Synthesis (Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH.)
[Author/Editor]Motoyama, Y.; Nishiyama, H./Yamamoto, H.
[Date of Issue]2000


[Academic Year]1999
[Articles]Other Transition Metal Reagents: Chiral Transition Metal Lewis Acid Catalysis for Asymmetric Organic Synthesis, in Lewis Acid Reagents: A Practical Approach (Oxford U. P.)
[Author/Editor]Nishiyama, H.; Motoyama, Y. /Yamamoto, H.
[Date of Issue]1999


[Academic Year]1995
[Articles/Editor]1,1'-Bi-2-naphthol, in Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (John Wiley & Sons)
[Author]Mikami, K.; Motoyama, Y./Paquette, L. A.
[Date of Issue]1995

Conference Presentations

[Academic Year]2012
[Articles]Chemo-Selective Hydrogenation by Using Metal Nanoparticles Supported on Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanofiber (2012 Summer Symposium: The Japanese Society for Process Chemistry: Kyoto)
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.; Lee, Y.; Tsuji, K.; Nagashima, H.
[Presentation]2012/7


[Academic Year]2011
[Articles]A Chiral Bis(oxazoline) Ligand Embedded into Polysiloxane Gel: Application to a Reusable Copper Catalyst for Asymmetric Cyclopropanation (The Second International Symposium on Process Chemistry (ISPC 2011): Kyoto )
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.; Nishikata, T.; Nagashima, H.
[Presentation]2011/8


[Academic Year]2009
[Articles]Carbon Nanofiber-Supported Rhodium Nanoparticles as Efficient Reusable Catalysts for Arene Hydrogenation (The 11th International Kyoto Conference on New Aspects of Organic Chemistry (IKCOC-11): Kyoto)
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.; Yuasa, A.; Kamo, K.; Abe, M.; Kosako, Y.; Nagashima, H.
[Presentation]2009/12


[Academic Year]2009
[Articles]Carbon Nanofiber-Supported Rhodium Nanoparticles as Efficient Reusable Catalysts for Arene Hydrogenation (The 11th International Kyoto Conference on New Aspects of Organic Chemistry (IKCOC-11): Kyoto)
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.; Takasaki, M.; Yoon, S.-H.; Mochida, I.; Nagashima, H.
[Presentation]2009/11

Invited Lectures

[Academic Year]2011
[Lecture]Nitogen-Doped Carbon Nanofiber as an Efficient Support for Poisoning Catalyst in Hydrogenation of Nitroarenes (9th Korea-China-Japan Joint Symposium on Carbon Materials to Save the Earth: Jeju)
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.
[Date of Lecture]2011/8


[Academic Year]2009
[Lecture]Nanocarbon Materials -Supports for Metal Nanoparticles- (Symposium on New and Future Materials: Fukuoka)
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.
[Date of Lecture]2009/11


[Academic Year]2007
[Lecture]Nanometal Particles on Nano-Carbon Supports: Preparation, Characterization, and Catalysis (2007 Workshop on Organometallic Chemistry: Wako)
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.
[Date of Lecture]2007/11


[Academic Year]2007
[Lecture]Catalytic Hydrogenation of Aromatic Compounds using Carbon-Nanofiber-Supported Transition Metal Nanoparticles (Malaysia-Japan International Symposium on Advanced Technology 2007: Kuala Lumpur)
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.
[Date of Lecture]2007/11


[Academic Year]2006
[Lecture]Organometallic Views of Carbon-Supported Transition Metal Nanoparticles (4th China-Japan-Korea Joint Symposium on Carbon Materials to Save the Earth: Shenzhen)
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.
[Date of Lecture]2006


[Academic Year]2005
[Lecture]Chiral Transition Metal Lewis Acids Bearing Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl (Phebox) as a Pincer Ligand:
Synthesis and Application to the Asymmetric Reactions (The 2005 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies: Honolulu)
[Speakers]Motoyama, Y.
[Date of Lecture]2005/12

Awards

[Academic Year]2010
[prize]BSCJ Award Article
[Prize Winner]Harada, N.; Yasuhara, J.; Motoyama, Y.; Fujimura, O.; Tsuji, T.; Takahashi, T.; Takahashi, Y.; Nagashima, H.
[Award-Winning Date]2011/1/15


[Academic Year]2008
[prize]Incentive Award (SSOCJ, Kyushu-Yamaguchi Branch)
[Prize Winner]Motoyama, Y
[Award-Winning Date]2008


[Academic Year]2007
[prize]JSPC Award for Excellence
[Prize Winner]Nagashima, H.; Sasakuma, H.; Harada, N.; Tsutsumi, H.; Motoyama, Y.
[Award-Winning Date]2007/8/3


[Academic Year]2007
[prize]MMS Prize (Tanaka Kikinzoku Group)
[Prize Winner]Motoyama, Y
[Award-Winning Date]2007


[Academic Year]2007
[prize]Pfizer Award in SOCJ
[Prize Winner]Motoyama, Y
[Award-Winning Date]2007

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