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Catalysis, Photocatalysis, Photochemistry, Zeolite science、Carbon materials、XAFS

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  • 2004.01.01 - , Division of Materials and Manufacturing Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor

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Kyoto University Faculty of Engineering  Graduated 1982.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Completed 1984.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Completed Ph.D. 1987.03

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Tohoku University, Prof. A. Tomita's group/ Assistant Professor 1987.04 - 1992.08
Tohoku University, Institute of Chemical Reaction Science/ Assistant Professor 1992.04 - 1992.08
The Pennsylvania State University, Prof. R. Radovic's Group/ Visinting Research Fellow 1992.07 - 1992.08
University of Osaka Prefecture, Prof. M. Anpo's group/ Assistant Professor 1992.09 - 1995.03
The University of Texas at Austin, Prof. M.E. Fox's group/ Visiting Research Fellow 1993.07 - 1993.10
University of Osaka Prefecture, Prof. M. Anpo's group/ Lecture 1995.04 - 1995.06
Osaka Prefecture University, Prof. M. Anpo's group/ Associate Professor 1995.07 - 2000.03
California Insititute of Technology (CALTECH), Prof. M.EM.Davis's group/ Visiting Research Fellow 1998.06 - 1999.08
Osaka Univeristy/ Professor 2004.01 -
Osaka University 2005.04 -
Paris University IV (UPMC), Prof. M. Che's group/ Invited Professor 2010.03 - 2010.04

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Design of enviromentally-friendly catalyst and photocatalyst (Single-site Photocatalysts & Nanostructured Catalysts)
    Nanometer-scale chemistry-related, Catalyst and resource chemical process-related, Inorganic materials and properties-related, Inorganic compounds and inorganic materials chemistry-related, Fundamental physical chemistry-related


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • PdAg Nanoparticles within Core-Shell Structured Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework as a Dual Catalyst for Formic Acid-based Hydrogen Storage/Production, M. Wen, K. Mori, Y. Futamura, Y. Kuwahara, M. Navlani-García, T. An, and H. Yamashita, Scientfic Report, 9, 15675, 2019.11, Papers

  • Enhanced formic acid dehydrogenation by the synergistic alloying effect of PdCo catalysts supported on graphitic carbon nitride, M. Navlani-García, D. Salinas-Torees, K. Mori, Y. Kuwahara and H. Yamashita, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,44, 28483, 2019.10, Papers

  • Design of PdGrapheneAu Nanorod Nanocomposite Catalyst for Boosting Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Reaction by Assistance of Surface Plasmon Resonance, T. Yoshii, Y. Kuwahara, K. Mori, H. Yamashita, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C,123, 24575, 2019.10, Papers

  • RuPd Alloy Nanoparticles Supported on Plasmonic HxMoO3-y for Efficient Photocatalytic Reduction of p-Nitrophenol, H. Yin, Y. Kuwahara, K. Mori, H. Yamashita, European Journal Inorganic Chemistry,33, 3745, 2019.09, Papers

  • Engineering of surface environment of Pd nanoparticle catalysts on carbon support with pyrene-thiol ligands for semi-hydrogenation of alkynes, T. Yoshii, D. Umemoto, Y. Kuwahara, K. Mori, H. Yamashita, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces,11, 37708, 2019.09, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Textbook, Thermodynamics: Fundamental&Excersices, Hiromi YAMASHITA et al., Asakura Publishing Co., ISBN, 9784254250367, 2010.03

  • Special, Nanostructred Photocatalysts: Advanced Functional Materials, Capter26, "Silica-supported Metal complex Photocatalysts", Kohsuke Mori, Hiromi Yamashita, Springer, 2016.06

  • Special, Nanostructured Photocatalysts:Advanced Functional Materials, Capter29, "Nanometal Loaded Metal-Organic-Framework Photocatalysts", Meicheng Wen, Yasutaka Kuwahara, Kohsuke Mori, Hiromi Yamashita, Springer publications, 2016.06

  • Special, Nanostructured Photocatalysts,:Advanced Functional Materials, Capter14, "TiO2 Photocatalyst Supported on Surface-Modified Silica Supports", Yasutaka Kuwahara, Xufang Qian, Hiromi Yamashita, Springer publications, ISBN, 978-3-319-26077-8, 2016.06

  • Special, Nanostructured Photocatalysts: Advanced Functional Materials, Capter9, "Application of Metal Ion Implantation for the Design of Visible Light-Responsive Titanium Oxide Photocatalysts", Hiromi Yamashita, Yuichi Ichihashi, Springer International Publishing, ISBN, 978-3-319-26079-2, 2016.06

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Patents / Utility models / Designs 【 display / non-display

  • United States, Catalyst and method of manusfacturing the same, 11/992,830(Registration), 2008.03

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Award of Catalysis Society of Japan, Hiromi YAMASHITA, Catalysis Society of Japan, 2015.03

  • The Award of the Japanese Photochemistry Association, Hiromi YAMASHITA, The Japanese Photochemistry Association, 2009.09

  • Achievement Award of the Japan Institute of Metals (Physical Chemistry), Hiromi YAMASHITA, The Japan Institute of Metals, 2005.03

  • Progress Award from the Japan Petroleum Institute, Hiromi YAMASHITA, The Japan Petroleum Institute, 1998.06

  • Progress Award from the Catalysis Society of Japan, Hiromi YAMASHITA, The Catalysis Society of Japan, 1997.03

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Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Academic society, The Chemical Society of Japan, Associate Editors (Bulletein of the Chemical Society of Japan), 2006.04 -