About the Author
Takayuki Shioiri is President of the Japanese Society for Process Chemistry since 2001. He received his B. A. in 1959 and M. A. in 1961 from University of Tokyo. During his Ph. D. course, he was appointed a research associate at University of Tokyo in 1962. After obtaining his Ph. D. degree in 1967, he worked for Prof. D. H. R. Barton as a postdoctoral fellow at the Imperial College from 1968 to 1970. He returned to his alma mater and promoted to Associate Professor in 1977. In the same year, he was appointed Professor of Nagoya City University. He retired from Nagoya City University and became Emeritus Professor in 2001. Since 2002, he was Professor of Graduate School of Environmental and Human Sciences, Meijo University. He retired from Meijo University in 2007 and is now an adjunct Professor of Graduate School of Environmental and Human Sciences, Meijo University. He was a recipient of 1993 Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award and 1999 Japanese Peptide Society Award. From 1990 to 2007, he was a Japan Regional Executive Editor of the international journal Tetrahedron and he is experienced book author. He was President of the Japanese Peptide Society from 2000 to 2002.