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OKUMURA Mitsutaka


Quantum Chemistry,Catalysis

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  • 2003.03.01 - 2007.03.31, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor

  • 2007.04.01 - 2008.06.30, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor

  • 2008.07.01 - , Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Professor

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Hokkaido University Graduate School, Division of Natural Science  Completed Ph.D 1994.03

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Osaka Research Institute,AIST,MITI,Resercher 1994.04 - 2001.09
AIST Kansai,Senior Research Scientist 2001.10 - 2003.02
Osaka Univ. Dept. of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor 2003.03 - 2008.06
Department of Chemistry Graduate School fo Science Osaka University, Prof. Mitsutaka Okumura 2008.06 -

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  • Study for the reaction mechanism of noble metal catalysts
    Fundamental physical chemistry-related

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  • The Cehmical Society of Japan,Catalysis Society of Japan


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  • Dynamic Gate Opening of ZIF‑8 for Bulky Molecule Adsorption as Studied by Vapor Adsorption Measurements and Computational Approach, UEDA Takahiro、YAMATANI Tatsuya, OKUMURA Mitsutaka, J. Phys. Chem. C,123(45) 27542-27553, 2019.11, Papers

  • Effect of ceria and zirconia supports on NO reduction over platinum-group metal catalysts: A DFT study with comparative experiments, Koga Hiroaki, Hayashi Akihide, Ato Yoshinori, Tada Kohei, Hosokawa Saburo, Tanaka Tsunehiro, Okumura Mitsutaka, CATALYSIS TODAY,332 236-244, 2019.07, Papers

  • Theoretical study of aerobic oxidation of alcohols over Au-38 nanocluster by a two-step-modeling approach, Ato Yoshinori, Hayashi Akihide, Koga Hiroaki, Kawakami Takashi, Yamanaka Shusuke, Okumura Mitsutaka, CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS,724 115-121, 2019.06, Papers

  • Theoretical and computational investigations of geometrical, electronic and spin structures of the CaMn4OX (X=5, 6) cluster in the Kok cycle S-i (i=0-3) of oxygen evolving complex of photosystem II, Yamaguchi Kizashi, Yamanaka Shusuke, Isobe Hiroshi, Shoji Mitsuo, Miyagawa Kouichi, Nakajima Takahito, Kawakami Takashi, Okumura Mitsutaka, PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM,166(1) 44-59, 2019.05, Papers

  • NO-CO Reaction Over Metal-supported Ultrathin Oxide Films: Evaluating Novel Catalysts by Density-functional Theory Calculations, Koga Hiroaki, Tada Kohei, Hayashi Akihide, Ato Yoshinori, Okumura Mitsutaka, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER CHEMISTRY-JAPAN,18(1) 1-8, 2019.04, Papers

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  • Special, Gold Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications, Mitsutaka Okumura, CMC, 2009.03

  • Special, Introduction of Material oriented quantum chemistry, Kizahsi Yamaguchi, Masayoshi Nakano, Mitsutaka Okumura, Kohdansha, 2004.10

  • Other, Development of hybrid noble metal fine particle supported catalysts, Mitsutaka Okumura, Yasushi Maeda, Tomoki Akita, Madakazu Date, Susumu Tsubota, JITA, 2003.05

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  • BCSJ Award Article, R. Lee, A. Igashira-Kamiyama, M. Okumura, T. Konno, Chemical Society of Japan, 2013.08

  • Encouragement Award of Metal Structure image, T. Akita, M. Okumura, K. Tanaka, S. Tsubota, M. Haruta, The Japan Institute of MEtals, 2002.07

  • 2002 International Metallographic Contest First Place, T. Akita, M. Okumura, K. Tanaka, S. Tsubota, M. Haruta, International Metallographic Society, 2002.07

  • Fine Work of Metal Structure, S. Ichikawa, T. Akita, M. Okumura, K. Tanaka M. Haruta, The Japan Institute of Metals, 2001.03