Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Akinori Kuzuya

AffiliationDepartment of Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Kansai University
Address3-3-35 Yamate, Suita, Osaka 564-8680, Japan
OfficeResearch Wing 1F, Building 2, Campus 4
LabsResearch Wing B1F, Building 2, Campus 4
Rooms B05 and B06, the Center for Innovation and Creativity
TEL & FAX+81-6-6368-0829
 Doctor of Engineering (The University of Tokyo)
Certified Hazardous Material Handling Supervisor,
Certified Radiation Protection Supervisor,
National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter (English)

Accademic History

3/1997Bachelor of Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
3/1999Master of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
3/2002Doctor of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
4/2002Post-doctoral research fellow in Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
4/2004Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, The Univ. of Tokyo
7/2005Visiting Scholar, New York University(Additional, till 2/2007)
4/2007Assistant Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The Univ. of Tokyo
6/2007Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ. of Tokyo
4/2011Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Kansai University
10/2012PRESTO Researcher, Japan Science and Technology Agency(Additional, till 3/2016)
5/2017Visiting Scholar, ETH Zürich(Additional, till 3/2018)
4/2018Professor, Department of Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Kansai University
9/2020Research Team Leader, Molecular Robots Research Institute, LLC(Additional)


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


The Chemical Society of Japan (Division of Biofunctional Chemistry)
The Society of Polymer Science, Japan (Forum on Biopolymers Science, Research Group on Biomimetics)
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


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