Keynote Speakers


Prof. Yujiro Hayashi
Tohoku University, Japan

Yujiro Hayashi is a professor of Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University. He received his B.S. degree(1984), M.S. degree(1986) , Ph. D. degree(1992) from Tokyo University, Japan, and his postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University. He worked as assistant professor in Tokyo University in 1987, then he was promoted as associate professor in 1998. After that, he joined Tokyo University of Science as full professor. In 2012, Prof. Yujiro Hayashi joined Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Japan. His research interests include: Organic synthesis. Development of new synthetic methods. Synthesis of biologically active natural products.
He is the in international advisory board of Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, The Open Organic Chemistry Journal, and The Open Natural Products Journal. Prof. Yujiro Hayashi is also the editor of Chemistry Letters, The Chemical Society of Japan.

Prof. Hiroyuki Nakamura
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Hiroyuki Nakamura was received his PhD from Tohoku University under the supervision of Professor Yoshinori Yamamoto in 1996. He became an assistant professor at Kyushu University (1995-1997) and at Tohoku University (1997-2002). He worked as a visiting assistant professor at University of Pittsburgh with Professor D. Curran (2000-2001). In 2002, he was appointed as an associate professor at Gakushuin University and promoted as a professor in 2006. In 2013, he was appointed as a professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology. He received the Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists in 1999 and the Incentive Award of the Japanese Society for Molecular Target Therapy of Cancer in 2007. He became president of the Japanese Society of Neutron Capture Therapy in 2015. His research interests include synthetic methodology, medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, photodynamic therapy, and neutron capture therapy.

Prof. King- Chuen Lin

National Taiwan University, Taiwan

King-Chuen Lin is a Distinguished Professor of the Department of Chemistry at National Taiwan University and a Distinguished Research Fellow of National Science Council, Taiwan. He received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, his PhD in Chemistry from Michigan State University, USA, and his postdoctoral career at Cornell University. His research interests are photodissociation and reaction dynamics in gas and condensed phases, atmospheric chemistry, materials designed for sensors and catalysts, and single molecule spectroscopy. He received Academic Award of Ministry of Education, Taiwan, in 2014, and Richard B. Bernstein Award in International Conference on Stereodynamics-2018. He now serves as an Associate Editor for J. Chin. Chem. Soc.(Taipei) and a member of Editorial Board for Scientific Reports (Nature publisher), Journal of Analytical and Bioanalytical Techniques (Gavin Publishers), and J. of Modern Chemical Sciences (Herald Scholarly Open Access).
He has published more than 202 peer-reviewed papers and edited one book on reaction dynamics and chemical kinetics.