- 1986-1990 Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering University of Tokyo
Awarded the degree of BSc in development of electric enhanced membranes
- 1990-1992 Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering University of Tokyo
Awarded the degree of MSc in transport phenomena through electric enhanced membranes
- 1994-1998 Department of Chemical System Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo
Awarded the degree of PhD in zeolite membranes for a thesis entitled Transport phenomena through a silicalite membrane and modification of intercrystalline pathways of a silicalite membrane
Research and professional experience:
- 1992-1994 Dai Nippon Printing Co.
- 1998-2001 Research Associate at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Waseda University, working with Professor Eiichi Kikuchi on zeolite membranes, Pd membrane reactors, mixed oxide membranes and organic-inorganic membranes.
- 2001-2002 Post doctoral fellow at Technology University of Delft in the Netherlands, working with Prof. Freek Kapteijn and Prof.
Jacob Moulijn on preparation of porous titania membranes using electrostatic spray deposition method.
- 2002-2003 Post doctoral fellow at Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, working on improvements of the thermochemical water splitting IS process for hydrogen production.
- 2003-2006 Research associate at the Department of Chemical system Engineering of the University of Tokyo, working with Professor Shin-ichi Nakao on preparation of hydrogen permselective membrane.
- 2006-2009 Assistant Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry Shibaura Institute of Technology
- 2009-2014 Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry Shibaura Institute of Technology
- 2014-present Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry Shibaura Institute of Technology
1. Chemical Engineering
Transport phenomena through polymeric and inorganic membranes
Adsorption and diffusion in zeolites
Thermochemical water splitting method
2. Inorganic Chemistry
Zeolite synthesis and characterization (Hydrothermal synthesis, Dry gel conversion method)
CVD (TEOS-O3, Metal organic complex etc)
3. Physical Chemistry
Evaluation of chemical reaction systems by the view point of enthalpy and exergy
Design of permeation, adsorption and CVD apparatus