KATSUMATA Ken-ichi  Associate Professor
Tokyo University of Science, Faculty of Advanced Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Technology
Profile | Topics | Assigned Courses(24)
Refereed Papers(138) | Refereed Proceedings(5) | Other Papers(18) | Publications(4) | Presentations(893) | Patent(6)
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Under-Graduate School
  • 2001, Tokyo Institute of Technology Faculty of Engineering Department of Inorganic Materials 
Graduate School
  • 2006, Tokyo Institute of Technology Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering Department of Metallugy and Ceramics Science Doctoral Degree
Postgraduate Qualification
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology Doctor of Engineering
Research History
  • 2003-2006 Research on the photoinduced hydrophilicity of the polycrystalline TiO2 films
    2006-2009 Development of self-cleaning glass with nanosheets
    2009-2012 Synthesis of photocatalytic materials with specific nanostructures
    2012-2017 Development of novel synthetic process and artificial photosynthetic materials
    2017- Development of environmental purification materials using common elements and specific nanostructures
Employment History
  • 200604-200903 Central Japan Railway Company, Researcher
    200904-201105 Tokyo Institute of Technology, Materials and Structures Laboratory, Research Assistant Professor
    201106-201403 Tokyo Institute of Technology, Materials and Structures Laboratory, Assistant Professor
    201404-201505 Tokyo Institute of Technology, Materials and Structures Laboratory, Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
    201506-201908 Tokyo University of Science, Photocatalysis International Research Center, Research Associate Professor
    201909- Tokyo University of Science, Department of Materials Science and Technology, Faculty of Industrial Science and Technology, Associate Professor
Research Keyword Environmental Materials, Ceramics, Photocatalyst, Nanosheet, Antibacterial Materials
Research Area
  • Inorganic industrial materials (Environmental purification, Photocatalyst, Nanosheet, Antibacterial materials)
Research Theme
  • Development of porous glass with the absorption-desorption ability of useful components in water
  • Preparation of artificial photosynthetic materials with the adsorption of CO2 and the photo-reduction property
  • Development of synthetic process of metal oxide single crystal nanosheets with two dimensional structure
  • Development of novel functions generated by photo-self-reduction of iron oxyhydroxide, and elucidation of the mechanism
Academic Awards Received
  • 2018.3.17

    Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan, the Editor-in-Chief Award of Distinguished Reviewer in 2017

  • 2011.11

    The 15th International Conference on Thin Films, Award for Encouragement of Research in Thin Films

Academic Society Affiliations
  • 2022.4.1 - 2024.3.31

    Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan, Ceramic Resources and Environmental Materials Division

  • 2020.4.1 - 2024.3.31

    The Ceramic Society of Japan

  • 2009.4.1 - 2015.3.31

    The Ceramic Society of Japan

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