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Associate Professor Kazuo Tanaka

Associate Professor Kazuo Tanaka

Associate Professor
Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Katsura, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan
Phone: +81-75-383-2609 Fax: +81-75-383-2607
e-mail: kazuo123@chujo.synchem.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Personal

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

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.

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

FIELD of STUDIES and RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Material Science
    • Polymer Chemistry
    • Nano particles
    • Interesting molecules
  • Biochemistry
    • Molecular Imaging
      • MR probes
      • Optical probes
    • DNA chemistry
    • Peptide & protein chemistry
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Photochemistry
  • Electrochemistry

MEMBERS

  • Chemical Society of Japan, Society of Polymer Science (Japan)