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List of GSC Instructors

Professors

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Keisuke Goda

I am from Sapporo and received my PhD from MIT in physics. My research group focuses on the development of novel methods for molecular imaging and molecular spectroscopy for green energy and medical applications. The methods are based on an integration of photonics and physical chemistry combined with molecular cell biology, nanotechnology, and computer science.

Goda Laboratory

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Tetsuya Hasegawa

I am from Kanagawa, Japan and received my PhD from The University of Tokyo. My research group focuses on developing new electronic materials with novel electric, magnetic or optical properties by utilizing advanced thin film technology and computational approach.

Solid State Chemistry Laboratory

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Hiroyuki Isobe

I am originally from Tokyo, Japan and received my PhD from The University of Tokyo. My research group explores physical organic chemistry of π-systems by designing new molecules and investigating its physical uniqueness.

Physical Organic Chemistry Laboratory

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Shu Kobayashi

I am from Tokyo, Japan and received my Ph.D. degree from The University of Tokyo. My research group has many interests in the development of new methodologies for green sustainable chemistry including development of organic reactions in water, polymer-supported metal catalysts, novel catalysts for new transformations, and flow fine synthesis. Please visit our website for more details.

Synthetic Organic Chemistry Laboratory

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Hiroshi Nishihara

I was born in Kagoshima and received my PhD from The University of Tokyo. My research group explores creation of multi-functional molecular systems aiming at construction of chemical devices.

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

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Mitsuhiko Shionoya

I am originally from Tokyo, Japan and I received my PhD from Hiroshima University after completing my BSc and MSc at the University of Tokyo. My research interests are supramolecular approaches to artificial metallo-DNAs, metal-macrocycle frameworks (MMF), molecular containers, molecular machines, and metal-centered chirality.

Bioinorganic Chemistry Laboratory

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Hiroaki Suga

I’m from Okayama city in Japan and obtained my PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Our research group focuses on the interface of chemistry and biology, involving the development of technologies related to pseud-natural products and peptides, drug translation, ribozymes, RNAs, and drug discovery.

Bioinorganic Chemistry Laboratory

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Tatsuya Tsukuda

I am from Hiroshima, Japan and completed my doctoral degree at the University of Tokyo. My research group investigates the atomically-precise synthesis, characterization, and catalytic application of metal clusters protected by ligands or supported on solid materials.

Catalytic Chemistry Laboratory

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Kaoru Yamanouchi

I am from Tokyo, Japan and received my PhD from the University of Tokyo. My research interests are in physical chemistry, especially gas phase laser spectroscopy, chemical reaction dynamics, and intense laser science. My research group investigates the mechanisms of interaction between light and molecules, as well as light-induced molecular dynamics in intense laser fields through experimental and theoretical approaches.

Quantum Chemistry Laboratory

Associate Professors

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Laurean Ilies

I am originally from Romania, and I came to Japan in 1999 as an undergraduate student, and received my PhD from the University of Tokyo in 2009. My research interests are organic synthesis such as green catalysis with iron, and materials science.

Molecular Technology Innovation Laboratory

Assistant Professors

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Liang-da Chiu

Originally from Taiwan, I have studied in France, Poland, and UK before getting my doctoral degree from the University of Tokyo. I am now working on the application of Raman spectroscopy in biological studies.

Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

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Olaf Stefańczyk

I am from Krakow, Poland. I received a PhD degree in chemistry from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and a European Doctorate in Molecular Magnetism from the European Institute of Molecular Magnetism. My research is focused on the development of multifunctional photomagnetic materials showing new types of physical cross–effects between optical properties, conductivity and magnetism.

Solid State Physical Chemistry Laboratory

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Erik Lötstedt

I am from Stockholm, Sweden. My PhD degree is from Heidelberg University in Germany. In the Quantum Chemistry lab, I have fun doing computer simulations of atoms and molecules in intense laser fields.

Yamanouchi Laboratory

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Toby Passioura

I’m Australian, most recently from Sydney, and I received my PhD from the University of New South Wales. My research focuses on the use of genetic code reprogramming for the discovery of macrocyclic peptide drugs.

Bioorganic Chemistry Laboratory

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Kuo-Hui Wu

I come from Taiwan and received my PhD from Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo. My current research interests are electrochemistry, coordination chemistry, nanoscience, and energy science.

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory