Professor Yoshihiro Yamazaki

Kyushu University Platform of Inter-/Transdisciplinary Energy Research (Q-PIT), Transdisciplinary Energy Science and Education Unit

Advanced Functional Inorganic Materials Research Division, INAMORI Frontier Research Center,

Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering,

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Engineering,

Kyushu Univeristy
Motooka 744, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, 819-0395, Japan

e-mail: yamazaki.yoshihiro.105@m.kyushu-u.ac.jp, tel : +81-92-802-6966, fax : +81-92-802-6967
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Yoshihiro Yamazaki is Full Professor of Kyushu Univerisity Platform of Inter-/Transdisciplinary Energy Research. Dr. Yamazaki received B.S. (1995), M.S. (1997), and Ph.D. (2004) from Tohoku University. Before joining Kyushu University, Dr. Yamazaki was Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Tohoku University, PRESTO Principal Investigator, and Visiting Associate (Faculty) at the California Institute of Technology, USA. Dr. Yamazaki has received prestigious $4M CREST award (2018-2023) and $2M PRESTO award (2010-2016) from the Japan Society and Technology Agency, $500K Scientific Research (A) grant from the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS, 2015-2018), JSPS Fellowship (2006-2008), the 2005 Harada research award, the 2004 outstanding young investigator award from Japan Institute of Metals, the 2002 outstanding young scientist award from Aoba Industry Organization, and the 1999 Ishihara and Asada award from the Iron and Steel Institute of Japan. Yamazaki's research focuses on the multiple length scale ion, electron and electronic-hole transport characterization of metal oxides aiming for efficient solar-fuel and energy conversions, with a support of machine learning and ab initio calculations.


Profesional appointments :

2017. 8-     Professor, Kyushu University Platform of Inter-/Transdisciplinary Energy Research (Q-PIT), Kyushu University

2015. 4-     Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Kyushu University
2015. 4-     Professor, Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
2014. 8-     Professor, INAMORI Frontier Research Center, Kyushu University
2011. 1-2016.3 Visiting Associate, California Institute of Technology, USA
2010.10-2016.3 PRESTO Principal Investigator, Japan Science and Technology Agency
2008.10-2010. 9  Senior Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology, USA
2007. 4-2008.10  Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science, Tohoku University
2006.10-2008.10 JSPS Fellow, Visitor, California Institute of Technology
1997. 4-2007. 3  Research Associate (Faculty), Department of Materials Science, Tohoku University


Education :
2004. 3 Ph. D.,Tohoku Univ.
1997. 3 M.S., Materials Science,Tohoku Univ.  
1995. 3 B.S., Materials Science,Tohoku Univ.

Awards :
2016  The Chemical Conversion of Light Energy Prize 2016 (Japan Science and Technology Agency), Japan
2011  Solid State Ionics best poster award (18th Solid State Ionics), L. Buannic, F. Blanc, Y. Yamazaki, L. Sperrin, D.S. Middlemiss, R. Dervisoglu, Z. Gan, S.M. Haile and C.P. Grey, Poland
2005  Harada research award (Harada Foundation), Japan
2004  Outstanding young investigator award (Japan Institute of Metals), Japan
2002  Outstanding young scientist award (Aoba Industry Organization), Japan
1999  Ishihara and Asada award (The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan), Japan

Faculty and stuffs

name position contacts
Junji Hyodo, Dr. Research Assistant Professor

tel: 092-802-6967

email: hyodo@ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Miyuki Yoshitake Technical stuff

tel: 092-802-6967

email: yoshitake@ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Yasuyo Hiroshige Secretary

tel: 092-802-6967

email: hiroshige@ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Postdoctral scholars

name position contacts
Nai Shi, Dr. Post-doctroal Research Fellow, PhD@USTC
shi@ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp
opening JSPS Postdoc
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Students

  name contact department
Yuki Uchiyama, D3 y-uchiyama(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Kenta Hoshino, D3 k-hoshino(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Kota Tsujikawa, D1 Research Assistant, tsujikawa(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Yadan Luo, D1 (June~) China Scholarship Council Scholar Department of Materials
JSPS DC1 Scholar opening xxxx Department of Materials
D1 (Global Course) opening xxxx Department of Materials
Shunta Ehara, M2 s-ehara(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Koki Kitabayashi, M2 k-kitabayashi(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Makoto Kuroiwa, M2 m-kuroiwa(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Tsubasa Yamashita, M2 Research Assistant, t-yamashita(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Mao Ichishima, M1 m-ichishima(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Shinya Kawano, M1 s-kawano(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Ritsuki Matsubara, M1 r-matsubara(at)ifrc.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
M1 (Global Course) opening xxxx Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry
Masahiro Imamura,senior imamura.masahiro027(at)s.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Yuta Shimizu,senior shimizu.yuta.521(at)s.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Yuki Tsukamoto,senior tsukamoto.yuki.524(at)s.kyushu-u.ac.jp Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Alumni

  name year current affiliation
Yoshiro Bando 2020.3.23・Master Shizuoka
Kentaro Ishibashi 2019.3.20・Master SHOWA DENKO, Japan
Yuya Tani 2019.3.20・Master NICHIAS, Japan
Yuji Hayashida 2016.3.25・Bachelor Oita
Hazim Kamal 2019.3.20・Master Malaysia
Muhammad Amir 2018.9.25・Bachelor Malaysia
那 嘉キ 2018.3.31・Bachelor China
Keitaro Naito 2018.3.20・Bachelor Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kentaro Yamamoto 2016.3・Research Assistant Professor Reseaarch Assistant Professor@Kyoto University, Japan
Chih-kai Yang 2014.6・Ph.D@California Institute of Technology, USA Intel, USA
Stephen Wilke 2013.6・Technician@California Institute of Technology, USA Ph.D candidate@Northwestern University, USA
William Graf 2012.8・Technician@California Institute of Technology, USA UCLA, USA
Jason Potticary 2012.6・Volunteer@California Institute of Technology, USA PhD candidate@University of Bristol, UK
Yuji Okuyama 2011.1・Visitor@California Institute of Technology, USA Associate Professor@University of Miyazaki, Japan
Guttorm E. Syvertsen 2010.12・MS@California Institute of Technology, USA Norwegian University of Natural Sciences and Technology, Norway
Bjorn B. Bjornsson 2010.8・Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow@California Institute of Technology, USA Oxford University, UK
Juan C. Lucio-Vega 2010.8・Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow@California Institute of Technology, USA Ph.D candidate@Delaware University, USA
Raul Hernandez-Sanchez 2009.8・Technician@California Institute of Technology, USA Ph.D@Harvard University -> PostDoc@Columbia University -> Assistant Professor@Univ. Pittsburgh, USA
Verena Klass 2008.8・MS@California Institute of Technology, USA Ph.D@KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Visiting scientists

name affiliation email
D2,Naoki Matsui, Nov.2018~Mar. 2019 Tokyo Institute of Technology
Milan Solik, Jun. -Aug. 2017

IAESTE Scholar@Kyushu University.

A message from Milan

Shunta Nishioka, Oct.~Nov. 2016 D1, Tokyo Institute of Technology nishioka.s.aa@m.titech.ac.jp
Hidekazu Kurebayashi, Dr., Sep. 2016~Lecturer, University College London
h.kurebayashi@ucl.ac.uk
JSPS Scholar

Collaborations

We welcome collaborations across continents. There might be finantial support, for exmaple, via Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and other organizations. Contact us in advance if you are interested in.

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