Birth place: Sakai City, Osaka, Japan

Nationality: Japanese

Address: 1 Gakuen Uegahara, Sanda City, Hyogo 669-1330, Japan

Tel: +81-79-565-9754

E-mail: ymo ★ (★→@)


  • BS : Department of Hydrocarbon Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University (1995)
  • Ph.D.: Department of Energy and Hydrocarbon Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University (2000)

Work Experience

  • 1997.4-2000.3          JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists, Kyoto University (Prof. T. Mitsudo group)
  • 2000.4-2000.9         Postdoctoral Fellow, Osaka National Research Institute (Prof. Y. Souma group)
  • 2000.10-2007.12         Assistant Professor, Kyoto University (Prof. Y. Chujo group)
  • 2004.10-2005.9         Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alberta (Prof. R. R. Tykwinski group)
  • 2008.1-2015.3         Associate Professor, Kyoto University (Prof. Y. Chujo group)
  • 2015.4-     Professor, Kwansei Gakuin University


  • 2004 ”Award for the Outstanding Paper” published in the Polymer Journal, 2003
  • 2006 ”Young Scientist Award” from the Society of Polymer Science, Japan
  • 2008 ”The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists” from the Chemical Society of Japan
  • 2009 ”Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry” from the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
  • 2020 ”BCSJ (Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan) Award” from the Chemical Society of Japan

Research Fields

  • Synthetic Polymer Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry


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