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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Kohei Kusada (Program-Specific Assistant Professor)

Field of Expertise:
Nano Science, Solid-state Chemistry
Research Interest:
Creation of Novel Functionalized Metal Nanomaterials
Recent Papers:
  1. Katsutoshi Sato, Hiroyuki Tomonaga, Tomokazu Yamamoto, Syo Matsumura, Nor Diana Binti Zulkifli, Takayoshi Ishimoto, Michihisa Koyama, Kohei Kusada, Hirokazu Kobayashi, Hiroshi Kitagawa & Katsutoshi Nagaoka, “A Synthetic Pseudo-Rh: NOx Reduction Activity and Electronic Structure of Pd–Ru Solid-solution Alloy Nanoparticles” Sci. Rep. 6, 28265, (2016)
  2. K. Kusada and H. Kitagawa, “A Route for Phase Control in Metal Nanoparticles: A Potential Strategy to Create Advanced Materials”, Adv. Mater. 28, 1129−1142 (2016)
  3. H. Kobayashi, K. Kusada, H. Kitagawa, “Creation of Novel Solid-Solution Alloy Nanoparticles on the Basis of Density-of-States Engineering by Interelement Fusion” Accounts of Chemical Research, 48, 1551-1559 (2015)
  4. K. Kusada, H. Kobayashi, R. Ikeda, Y. Kubota, M. Takata, S. Toh, T. Yamamoto, S. Matsumura, N. Sumi, K. Sato, K. Nagaoka, H. Kitagawa, "Solid Solution Alloy Nanoparticles of Immiscible Pd and Ru Elements Neighboring on Rh: Changeover of the Thermodynamic Behavior for Hydrogen Storage and Enhanced CO-Oxidizing Ability" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 1864-1871 (2014).
  5. K. Kusada, H. Kobayashi, T. Yamamoto, S. Matsumura, N. Sumi, K. Sato, K. Nagaoka, Y. Kubota, H. Kitagawa, “Discovery of Face-centered Cubic Ruthenium Nanoparticles: Facile Size-controlled Synthesis using the Chemical Reduction Method” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 5493-5496 (2013).
  6. K. Kusada, H. Kobayashi, R. Ikeda, H. Morita, H. Kitagawa, “Changeover of the Thermodynamic Behavior for Hydrogen Storage in Rh with Increasing Nanoparticle Size” Chem. Lett., 42, 55-56 (2013) (Editor’s Choice).
  7. K. Kusada, M. Yamauchi, H. Kobayashi, H. Kitagawa, Y. Kubota, “Hydrogen-Storage Properties of Solid-Solution Alloys of Immiscible Neighboring Elements with Pd” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 15896–15898 (2010).
Awards:
2011 Best Poster Presentation Award, The 63th Divisional Meeting on Colloid and Interface Chemistry Scientific
2012 Best Presentation Award, The 92th CSJ Annual Meeting
2012 Best Poster Presentation Award, The 6th Annual meeting of Japan Society for Molecular Science
2014 Springer Theses Award
2014 Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists
Education:
2008 B.S. from Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University
2010 M.S. from Faculty of Science, Kyushu University
2013 Ph.D. from Faculty of Science, Kyushu University
Career:
2010-2013 JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1)
2013-2014 Researcher, Asahi Kasei Chemicals Co.
2014- Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Contact Information:
Phone: 81(Japan)-75-753-4036
Fax: 81(Japan)-75-753-4036
E-mail: kusada + @kyoto-u.ac.jp
Link:
Solid-State Chemistry (internal link)
the Kitagawa Group Website

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