Catalysis Society of Japan (CATSJ) was established in 1958 to encourage and promotes the growth and development of the catalytic science and technology. The first president was Professor J. Horiutifrom Hokkaido University Sapporo, Japan. The society was founded as the Catalysis Club of Japan “Shokubai Kondankai” in 1958 and renamed to the Catalysis Society of Japan (CATSJ) in 1964. Now, CATSJ has a history encompassing 50 years and holds about 2500 individual members, including 400 students and 150 corporate members. Membership is fully open to qualified persons abroad as overseas members. CATSJ is the comprehensive organization on catalysis in Japan that unites industry andacademia.
The Board of Directors of the CATSJ is formed of 16 directors with one president, two vice-presidents, and one executive director. There are total 12 standing committees to accomplish major task in the objectives of the CATSJ. The committees are organized into the following:CATSJ Meeting,Editorial Board, International Exchange, Education, Publication, Basic Activity, Steering, Science and Technology, Award Nomination and Selection, Financial, and Information.The Science and Technology Committee hasaround 17 research divisions at the present covering various fields in catalytic science and technology. Each research divisions make various events and hold several symposia (also international symposia) beside the CATSJ Meetings. Depends on requirements and the needs of ages, these research divisions have been restructured.
The chemical hall with offices of the Catalysis Society, the Chemical Society of Japan and there are other Society of office such as the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry. By exchanging information and cooperation in between with these societies becomes easy, effective action can be expected. Moreover, since there is also a space of discourse at the location of the convenient transportation, you can also deepen exchanges with the members or between the secretariats. Society member of everyone, please stop by all means feel free to.Read More»