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Organic Functional Materials Chemistry, Structural Organic Chemistry, Main Group Element Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry

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  • 2011.02.01 - 2015.03.31, Frontier Research Base for Global Young Researchers, Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor

  • 2015.04.01 - , Division of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor

  • 2011.02.01 - 2015.03.31, Division of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor

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Waseda University Faculty of Science and Engineering Department of Applied Chemistry Graduated B. Engineering 2005.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Engineering Department of Material Chemistry Completed M. Engineering 2007.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Engineering Department of Material Chemistry Completed D. Engineering 2010.03

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Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2) 2009.04 - 2010.03
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (PD) 2010.04 - 2011.01
Visiting Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2010.04 - 2011.01
Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Frontier Research Base for Global Young Researchers and Department of Applied Chemistry, Osaka University 2011.02 - 2015.03
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Enginerring, Osaka University 2015.04 -
Adjunct Lecturer, Nanotechnology Course, Vietnam Japan University (VJU) 2015.08 - 2019.06
Adjunct Lecturer, Laboratory for Chemistry and LIfe Science, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Insitute of Technology 2019.06
Program Officer (concurrent position) Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)-Japan 2019.08 -

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Development of novel organic functional materials based on unique molecular structures and characteristics of main group elements
    Keywords: thermally activated delayed fluorescence, room-temperature phosphorescence, mechanocromism
    Structural organic chemistry and physical organic chemistry-related, Functional solid state chemistry-related, Fundamental physical chemistry-related, Organic functional materials-related, Polymer materials-related, Synthetic organic chemistry-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • The Kinki Chemical Society, Japan

  • The Soiety of Iodine Science

  • The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan

  • American Chemical Society

  • The Chemical Society of Japan

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Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Alchemy of donor–acceptor–donor multi-photofunctional organic materials: from construction of electron-deficient azaaromatics to exploration of functions, Youhei Takeda*, Przemyslaw Data*, Satoshi Minakata, Chemical Communications,in press, 2020.07,, Review Papers

  • Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescent Donor–Acceptor–Donor–Acceptor π-Conjugated Macrocycle for Organic Light-Emitting Diodes, Saika Izumi, Heather F. Higginbotham, Aleksandra Nyga, Patrycja Stachelek, Norimitsu Tohnai, Piotr de Silva, Przemyslaw Data, Youhei Takeda, Satoshi Minakata, Journal of the American Chemical Society,in press, 2020.01, Papers

  • Thermally activated delayed fluorescence vs. room temperature phosphorescence by conformation control of organic single molecules, Przemyslaw Data, Masato Okazaki, Satoshi Minakata, Youhei Takeda, Journal of Materials Chemistry C,7(22) 6616-6621, 2019.06, Papers

  • Recent Advancements in and the Future of Organic Emitters: TADF‐ and RTP‐Active Multifunctional Organic Materials, Przemyslaw Data, Youhei Takeda, Chemistry – An Asian Journal,14(10) 1613-1636, 2019.05, Other

  • Conformationally-Flexible and Moderately Electron-Donating Units-Installed D–A–D Triad Enabling Multicolor-Changing Mechanochromic Luminescence, TADF and Room-Temperature Phosphorescence, Youhei Takeda*, Takahito Kaihara, Masato Okazaki, Heather Higginbotham, Przemyslaw Data*, Norimatsu Tohnai, Satoshi Minakata, Chemical Communications,54(50) 6847-6850, 2018.05,, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, Science of Synthesis: Knowledge Updates 2019/2, Satoshi Minakata, Youhei Takeda, Georg Thieme Verlag KG, ISBN, 9783132429635, 2019.08

  • Special, Cutting-edge Technology in Fullerene Derivatives and Endohedral Fullerenes, Youhei Takeda, Satoshi Minakata, CMC Publishing Co., Ltd., ISBN, 9784781309378, 2014.04

  • Special, Methods and Applications of Cycloaddition Reactions in Organic Syntheses, Satoshi Minakata, Youhei Takeda, Kensuke Kiyokawa, Wiley-VCH, ISBN, 9781118299883, 2014.02

  • Special, Halogenated Heterocycles: Synthesis, Application and Environment, Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Satoshi Minakata, Youhei Takeda, Jumpei Hayakawa, Springer, ISBN, 9783642251030, 2012.02

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

  • United States, COMPOSITIONS, METHODS, AND SYSTEMS COMPRISING FLUOROUS-SOLUBLE POLYMERS, Swager, T. M.; Lim, J.; Takeda, Y., U.S. Pat. Apl. Serial No.: 13/213,647(Application), 2011.08

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Incentive Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, Youhei Takeda, The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, 2019.02

  • Toray Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, Youhei Takeda, The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, 2015.02

  • Global Peer Review Awards 2019 (top 1% in Chemistry; top 1% in Cross-Field), Youhei Takeda, Publons, 2019.09

  • Peer Review Awards 2018 (top 1% in Chemistry), Youhei Takeda, Publons, 2018.09

  • Outstanding Reviewer for Materials Chemistry Frontiers in 2017, Youhei Takeda, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2018.02

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Conference management 【 display / non-display

  • International Conference, π-System Figuration European-Japanese Workshop 2019 (π-EJ 2019), 2019.11

  • International Conference, The 26th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC), Organizing Committee, 2014.07

Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Other, Asian Journal of Organic Chemistr, Early Career Advisory Board, 2020.01 -

  • Other, JSPS University-Industry Cooperative Research Committees, Committee Member of The 181st Committee on Multifunctional Molecular Electronics, 2019.06 -

  • Other, EXCILIGHT project(Horizon2020), Scientific Advisory Board, 2016.07 - 2019.08


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  • OCTA project (Horizon2020) Contact Person of Osaka University, 2018.01 -