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Associate Professor Dr. (Engineering)
Department/Applied Chemistry  Graduate school/Molecular and Material Engineering

This lab develops new photocatalysts to produce hydrogen, a clean energy source, from sunlight and water. We are taking up the challenge of developing photocatalysts with higher efficiencies with the goal of solving the problems of global warming and energy.

Metal Oxide semi-conductor/Carbon cluster composite materials

Research Area Organic/Inorganic Composite Materials, Photocatalysts, Electrochemistry
Teaching (Undergraduate Course) Spectroscopy I, Surface and Interface Chemistry
Research Interests Development of metal oxide semi-conductor/carbon cluster composite photo catalysts
Preparation of novel composition gradiate films
Developmen of novel electroless plating system
Development of novel reaction field under dipole force for controlling crystal strucuture
Development of shape-specificate catalysts by using Au-nano stars
Selected Publications Visible light water splitting using novel Al2O3/carbon cluster nanocomposite materials, Applied Nanoscience, 3(3), pp.225-228 (2013)
Electron Transfer Behavior and Water Photodecomposition Ability of Calcined Material from a Cerium-S-Phenylene-O-Holmium-O-Phenylene-S Hybrid Copolymers, J. Colloid and Interface Sci., Vol.297, pp.672-677 (2006)
Syntheses of Novel Net-Worked Alternative Titanium-Organic Hybrid Copolymers, J. Mater. Sci. Letters, Vol. 20, pp. 1151-1153 (2001)
(Undergraduate Course)
Kindai University(B, M, D)

Applied Organic Synthetic Chemistry Laboratory

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Academic Staff and Fellows