Academic Profile

Prof Shunsuke CHIBA is currently in the School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences (CBC) since April 2007. He received his Bachelor degree in Chemistry from Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan) in 2001, Ph.D. degrees from the University of Tokyo in 2006. His research interests include Synthetic Organic Chemistry.
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Prof Chiba Shunsuke
Head, Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry
Professor, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences - Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry

Organic Synthetic Chemistry

1) Development of New synthetic Reactions
2) Synthesis of Natural and Unnatural Products
  • Catalytic Asymmetric Addition and Substitution Reactions via Metal Homoenolates

  • Development of Catalytic Aerobic Oxidation

  • Main Group Metal Hydrides for New Sustainable Molecular Transformations

  • Scalable Photochemistry - From Deep Chemical and Process Understanding to Manufacturing-Scale Reactor Systems
  • Benjamin Wei-Qiang Hui and Shunsuke Chiba. (2009). Orthogonal Synthesis of Isoindole and Isoquinoline Derivatives from Organic Azides. Organic Letters, 11(3), 729-732.

  • shunsuke Chuba, Koichi Narasaka.(2008). Simple Molecules, Highly Efficient Amination. Chapter B.

  • S Chiba,* Y. -F. Wang, G. Lapointe, and K. Narasaka*. (2008). Synthesis of Polysubstituted N-H Pyrroles from Vinyl Azides and 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds. Organic Letters, 10(2), 313-316.