Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Akinori Kuzuya

E-mail kuzuya(at)kansai-u.ac.jp
Affiliation Department of Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Kansai University
Position Professor
Address 3-3-35 Yamate, Suita, Osaka 564-8680, Japan
Office Research Wing 1F, Building 2, Campus 4
Labs Research Wing B1F, Building 2, Campus 4
Rooms B05 and B06, the Center for Innovation and Creativity
TEL & FAX +81-6-6368-0829
Skype akinori.kuzuya
Ext. 5921
  Doctor of Engineering (The University of Tokyo)
Certified Hazardous Material Handling Supervisor,
Certified Radiation Protection Supervisor,
National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter (English)

Accademic History

3/1997 Bachelor of Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
3/1999 Master of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
3/2002 Doctor of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
4/2002 Post-doctoral research fellow in Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
4/2004 Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, The Univ. of Tokyo
7/2005 Visiting Scholar, New York University(Additional, till 2/2007)
4/2007 Assistant Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The Univ. of Tokyo
6/2007 Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
4/2011 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Kansai University
10/2012 PRESTO Researcher, Japan Science and Technology Agency(Additional, till 3/2016)
5/2017 Visiting Scholar, ETH Zürich(Additional, till 3/2018)
4/2018 Professor, Department of Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Kansai University

Awards

2003 Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science (SPSJ)
2008 CSJ Presentation Award 2008 (CSJ)
2009 Lecture Award, Division of Biofunctional Chemistry (CSJ)
2011 Outstanding Oral Presentation Award for Young Scientist in 2011(ISNAC2011)
2012 Young Scientist Lecture Award (SPSJ)
2016 The 2nd Shitagau Noguchi Award (Noguchi Institute)

Memberships

The Chemical Society of Japan (Division of Biofunctional Chemistry)
The Society of Polymer Science, Japan (Forum on Biopolymers Science, Research Group on Biomimetics)
The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Molecular Robotics Research Group)
Japan Society of Nucleic Acids Chemistry
Nucleic Acids Therapeutics Society of Japan
The Materials Research Society of Japan
Japanese Society for Biomaterials
The Chem-Bio Informatics Society
American Chemical Society
International Society For Nanoscale Science, Computation and Engineering
International Society of Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Expertise

Molecular Technology
Molecular Rotobics
Molecular Machinery Engineering
DNA Nanotechnology
Nucleic Acids Chemistry
Bio-supramolecular Chemistry

Digital Identifiers and Databases

Kansai University Academic Information System
ORCID 0000-0003-0003-2996
publons/Researcher ID B-4988-2010
Google Scholar Profile
Researchmap Profile
Kakenhi ID 00456154