平田 義正(1915-2000)有機化学者、天然物化学者。名古屋大学名誉教授。教育者としても傑出しており、門下から多数の有名研究者が巣立っている。
 

Biography





1941
B.S. Faculty of Science, Tokyo Imperial University 
1943-1944
Assistant Professor, Tokyo Imperial University 
1944.1-5
Lecturer, Nagoya Imperial University 
1944.6-1953
Associate Professor, Nagoya Imperial University 
1952-1953
Visiting Researcher (Harvard University, Prof. Louis Frederick Fieser)
1954-1979
Professor, Nagoya University
1961-1965
Councilor, Nagoya University
1977-1978
Vice President,  The Chemical Society of Japan
1979-1988
Professor, Meijyo University
1980-1995
Councilor, Tetrahedron and Tetrahedron Letters  
2000.3.5.
demise (84 years old)
 

Award and Prize





1941
Chunichi Culture Prize
1965
Asahi Prize
The Chemical Society of Japan Award
1977
Prize of the Japan Academy
Fujiwara Prize
1987
2nd class, the Order of the Sacred Treasure 
1990
Person of Cultural Merit
1996
Special Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
2000
The Order of the Rising Sun
 

Research and Achievements





  • Isolation and structure determination of natural products having biological activity
  • Structure Detamination of tetrodotoxin, palytoxin, Cypridina luciferin from the sea firefly, and plant origin, such as anisatin, dendrobine, and daphniphylline.
 

References





YOSHIMASA HIRATA MEMORIAL LECTURE

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