Kenkichi Sonogashira

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Kenkichi Sonogashira
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Born 25 October 1931
Institutions Osaka University, Osaka City University
Alma mater Osaka University
Known for Sonogashira coupling

Kenkichi Sonogashira (薗頭 健吉 Sonogashira Kenkichi?, born 25 October 1931) is a Japanese chemist and was a Professor of Chemistry at Osaka University in Japan. He discovered the Sonogashira coupling in 1975. Sonogashira was later a professor at Osaka City University and retired in 2004.

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