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Shigehiro Yamaguchi

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1991B.S.; Kyoto University (Synthetic Chemistry)
1993M.S.; Kyoto University (Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry)
1997Dr. Eng.; Kyoto University (Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry)
1993JSPS Research Fellow (DC)
1993-2002Assistant Professor; Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
2001-2004JST PRESTO Researcher
2003-2005Associate Professor; Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
2004-2007Research Representative; JST SORST Project
2005-2012Professor; Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
2010-2016Research Representative; JST CREST Project
2012-presentProfessor; Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University
2013-presentProfessor; WPI-ITbM, Nagoya University
2014-presentVice-Director; WPI-ITbM, Nagoya University
2017-presentDirector; Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University

Shigehiro Yamaguchi (48) Vice-Director of ITbM, Nagoya University
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Fluorescent molecules, molecular design, physical organic chemistry

Yamaguchi works on a variety of topics in the general fields of main group chemistry and physical organic chemistry. In particular, emphasis is placed on the development of new functional π-electron materials possessing unusual photophysical and electronic properties. On the basis of the new design concepts emanating from his lab, he is able to exploit the features of various main group elements as well as the newly developed synthetic methodologies, various types of functional materials have been developed; including the key molecule in commercial organic electroluminescent devises. He will be involved mainly in the development of innovative bio-imaging tools, collaborating with the groups of Higashiyama, Irle, Itami, and Crudden.

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Selected Awards and Honors

2015 33rd Academic Award, Chemical Society of Japan
2015Mukaiyama Award
2012JSPS Prize, Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences
2009DIC Award from Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
2008Nozoe Award for Young Scientists
2008NISTEP Nice Step Researcher
2007Tokyo Techno Forum 21 Gold Medal

Selected Publications

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