Kazuo TANAKA

Field

Elemental Materials Chemistry

Position

Professor

Contact

E-mail: tanaka*poly.synchem.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)

Personal

  • Date of Birth:  Feb. 15, 1977
  • Birthplace:    Osaka, Japan

Education

  • 2000.3 B.S., Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
  • 2002.3 M.S., Saito lab, Dept. of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Eng., Kyoto University
  • 2004.3 Ph.D., Saito lab, Dept. of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Eng., Kyoto University

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  • 2002.4 Research Fellow (JSPS) Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Kyoto University
  • 2004.4 Postdoctoral Fellow, Kool lab, Stanford University, U.S.A.
  • 2005.9 NEDO Researcher, Hamachi lab, Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Eng., Kyoto University
  • 2006.4 Unit Researcher, Okamoto Initiative Research Unit, Frontier Research System, RIKEN
  • 2007.2 Assistant professor, Chujo lab, Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University.
  • 2014.12 Lecturer, Chujo lab, Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University.
  • 2015.9-present Associate Professor, Chujo lab, Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University.
  • 2018.8-present Professor, Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University.

AWARD

  • 2003 CSJ Student Presentation Award from the Chemical Society of Japan
  • 2010 Young Scientist Award from the Society of Polymer Science (Japan)
  • 2011 Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science; The Society of Polymer Science, Japan (2010)
  • 2012 SPSJ Award for the Outstanding Paper in Polymer Journal sponsored by ZEON, 2011
  • 2013 The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists from the Chemical Society of Japan
  • 2017 BCSJ Award