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Team Leader

Ryuhei NAKAMURA
Ryuhei NAKAMURA
2002-2005: Division of Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University (Dr. Sci.)
2005-2006: JSPS Postdoctoral fellow (PD), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
2006-2013: Assistant Professor, Department applied chemistry, the University of Tokyo
2013-present: Team Leader, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Biofunctional catalyst research team
2017-present: Professor, Earth Life Science Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Researcher ID: C-9729-2014
Curriculum Vitae

Postdoctoral Researcher

Hideshi OOKA
Hideshi OOKA
Academic degree: Doctor of Engineering
Research field: Electrochemistry
Educational background: Department of Applied Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
Latest research topic: Understanding Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Reactions Based on Electrochemistry and Informatics for the Development of Kinetically-Activated Catalysts

Technical Staff

Nadege BONNET
Nadege BONNET
Academic degree: Master of Material Science and Surface Treatment
Research field: Electrocatalysis
Educational background: ENSIL engineering school, Limoges France
Latest research topic: Development of a three-dimensional polymer electrolyte-electrode with enlarged active reaction zone for Li-O2 batteries Understanding of Na-O2 elctrochemistry
Kesu DONG
Kesu DONG
Academic degree: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Research field: Animal Nutrition, Microbiology, Veterinary Public Health, Toxicology, Molecular Biology
Educational background: Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Latest research topic: Construction of a DNA generation reaction system for autonomous DNA-based computing at a physiological temperature
Mitsue MINAMI
Mitsue MINAMI
Academic degree: Master of Engineering
Research field: Organometallic Chemistry, Molecular Biology directing proteins, Photochemistry, and Development of thermoplastic elastomer
Educational background: Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduated School of Engineering, Osaka University
Latest research topic: Synthesizing and analyzing manganese oxide catalysts for water electrolysis
Shuang KONG
Shuang KONG
Academic degree: Doctor of Chemical Physics
Research field: Thermoelectric materials
Educational background: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Latest research topic: Spectroelectrochemistry in (photo)electrocatalytic water oxidation

Trainee (Graduate Student)

Daoping HE
Daoping HE (D3, School of Environmental Science & Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Academic degree: Master of Engineering
Research field: Template design for zeolite synthesis, Hydrothermal reduction of carbon dioxide, Electrochemical catalyst for nitrogen cycle
Educational background: School of Environmental Science & Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Latest research topic: Metal-based catalyst for nitrate and nitrite reduction
Ailong LI
Ailong LI (D4, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Academic degree: Master of Chemical Physics
Research field: Photoelectrocatalytic water splitting, Electrocatalysis
Educational background: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Latest research topic: Spectroelectrochemistry in (photo)electrocatalytic water oxidation
Heng ZHU
Heng Zhu (D2, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nanjing University)
Academic degree: Master of Material Science
Research field: Photoelectrocatalysis
Educational background: Nanjing University
Latest research topic: Mn-based OER catalyst, Charge transfer mechanism between electrode/electrolyte interface

Visiting Researcher


Ji-Eun Lee
Ji-Eun LEE
Academic degree: Doctor of Chemistry
Research field: Nano Material Science and Electrocatalysis
Educational background: Ewha Womans University
Latest research topics: Plasmon-Enhanced Eletrocatalystic Properties of Rationally Designed Hybrid Nanostructures

Visiting Scientist


Shawn E. McGlynn
Shawn E. MCGLYNN(Associate Professor; Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Academic degree: Ph.D. of Biochemistry
Research field: Environmental microbiology and Biochemistry
Educational background:
2001-2005: B.S. Chemistry; Montana State University
2006-2010: Ph.D Biochemistry; Montana State University
2010-2014: Post Doctoral Scholar, Agouron Scholar, and Senior Post Doctoral Scholar in Geobiology; Caltech
Latest research topics:
Enzymatics of sulfur isotope fractionation, single cell ecophysiology in environmental microbial populations, cell-cell interfaces and cell-surface based direct electron transfer, origin of life

Nobuaki SHONO
Nobuaki SHONO (Chitose Laboratory)
Academic degree: Doctor of Science
Research field: Electroecology, Microbial Electrochemistry, Molecular Biology
Educational background: Department of Biological Science, Nagoya University
Latest research topic: Metabolic regulation via redox potential, regulation of environmental redox potential via benthic symbiosis

Assistant

Tomomi MINAMI
Tomomi MINAMI