Prof. Negishi gave a lecture at the Luojia Lecture, Wuhan Univ.

In the afternon of Oct. 22nd,2012, Prof. Ei-ichi Negishi gave a Luojia Lecture entitled with “Pursue  your  dreams  with  eternal  optimism!——d-Block  transition  metal  catalysts  in  organic  synthesis  for  a  sustainable  and  prosperous  world  in  the  21st  century  and  beyond ” to all the students in Wuhan University in new library.

During the lecture, prof. Negishi gave a brief introduction about his research odyssey, and how his work was taken seriously and important, and finally won the Nobel Prize in 2010. Prof. Negishi also showed his recent works to the audience. During the lecture, prof. Negishi stressed it for several times that it is very important to have the abilities of research, creativity, exploration and independence in scientific research. After the lecture, he also answered the students and prof Aiwen Lei’s questions.

Also, prof. Negishi was invited as an honourary professor of Wuhan University.

 

中文新闻稿转载自武汉大学新闻网,http://news.whu.edu.cn/003/2012-10-23/15166.html

10月22日,诺贝尔化学奖获得者、美国普渡大学布朗化学研究室特聘教授根岸英一(Ei-ichi Negishi)登临珞珈讲坛第52讲,并被授予武汉大学名誉教授称号。

常务副校长冯友梅授予其珞珈讲坛纪念证书和武汉大学名誉教授证书。化学与分子科学学院院长周翔主持。

根岸英一以《永远乐观地追求你的梦想——有机合成中的d区过渡金属对未来世界的可持续发展和繁荣的影响和意义》为题,介绍了自己获得诺奖的过程,以及正在研究的内容。他反复强调,科研创新,探索和独立判断能力,在科学研究中极其重要。

为了一睹诺奖得主的风采,报告开始前1小时,偌大的图书馆总馆报告厅已被挤得水泄不通。面对同学的各种热心提问,根岸英一细致解答,迷人的笑容和优雅的言谈赢得阵阵掌声。

根岸英一,1935年出生于中国长春,日本东京大学毕业,因在“有机合成中的钯催化交叉偶联反应”方面做出贡献,与理查德·赫克、铃木章共同获得2010年诺贝尔化学奖。

Prof. Negishi was giving the lecture.

Audience attended

Invited as presenter of Luojia Lecture and爃onourary professor of Wuhan University.

Communicating with students

Answering Prof. Aiwen Lei’s questions.