Akira Suzuki





Akira Suzuki (鈴木 章,Suzuki Akira?, born September 12, 1930) is a Japanese chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate (2010), who first published the Suzuki reaction, the organic reaction of an aryl - or vinyl - boronic acid with an aryl- or vinyl- halide catalyzed by a palladium(0) complex, in 1979.