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Dr. Kazunori Nagao

B.Sc., Hokkaido University, 2011

Ph.D., Hokkaido University, 2016

Kazunori was born in Chiba and grew up in Hokkaido, Japan. He got his BS and PhD under the supervision of Prof. Masaya Sawamura at Hokkaido University. His PhD work was focused on the development of new synthetic reactions with organoborons. Kazunori joined the MacMillan group at Princeton University in 2016 to work on the development of photoredox catalysis. In his spare time, he likes both playing and watching soccer. He was so excited to visit the Old Trafford, the home stadium of Manchester United.

Fun Facts
  • His favorite phrase is "Seize the day".
  • He wants to become a humble and bold man.
  • Sushi and Sake are rewards for Kazunori.