School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University, The Shigeto Group

Members

Principal Investigator

Shinsuke Shigeto

Shinsuke Shigeto
  • Associate Professor
    Sub Group Leader, JST ERATO Nomura Microbial Community Control Project
  • E-mail:shigeto@kwansei.ac.jp
  • Tel:+81-79-565-7460

Education

March 2001B.Sc. (Chemistry), The University of Tokyo
March 2006D.Sc. (Chemistry), The University of Tokyo
Thesis advisor: Prof. Hiro-o Hamaguchi

Professional Experience

April 2006 - July 2007Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Dana D. Dlott group)
August 2007 - July 2012Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao Tung University
August 2012 - March 2015Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao Tung University
August 2007 – presentAssociate Professor, Department of Chemistry, School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University
April 2016 – presentJST ERATO Sub Group Leader

Awards and Honors

2005 Student Presentation Award, Chemical Society of Japan
2007 Recruiting International Outstanding Junior Scholar Award, Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship, Taiwan
2012 Award of Research Excellence for Junior Faculties, 2012, College of Science, National Chiao Tung University
2015 The Spectroscopical Society of Japan Award for Young Scientists, Spectroscopical Society of Japan
2017 Young Scientist Award of the Japan Society for Molecular Science, Japan Society for Molecular Science

Program-Specific Assistant Professor

Mitsuru Yasuda

Mitsuru Yasuda
  • JST ERATO Researcher
  • E-mail:m.yasuda@kwansei.ac.jp
  • Tel:+81-79-565-7461

Education

March 2013 D.Eng. (Bionics), Tokyo University of Technology
Thesis advisor: Prof. Takuo Akimoto

Professional Experience

April 2013 - May 2014 Lecturer, School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo University of Technology (Takuo Akimoto Laboratory)
April 2014 - May 2014 Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, Tokyo University of Technology (Concurrent Post)
June 2014 - March 2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University (Yukihiro Ozaki Laboratory)
April 2016 - present Program-Specific Assistant Professor, School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University (ERATO Researcher)

Awards and Honors

2012 Hot Article Award Analytical Sciences (International journal "Analytical Sciences")
2015 Hot Article Award Analytical Sciences (International journal "Analytical Sciences")
2015 Poster Award, The 62th Japan Society of Applied Physics Spring Meeting
2016 Young Researcher Award, Tanaka Kikinzoku Memorial Foundation
2017 TOBIRA Award, Tokyo Biomarker Innovation Research Association

Assistant Professor (International Master Program)

Tsung-Han Liu

Tsung-Han Liu
  • Assistant Professor
  • E-mail:liu@kwansei.ac.jp
  • Tel:

Education

August 2017 Ph.D. (Chemistry), National Chiao Tung University
Thesis advisor: Prof. Hiroshi Masuhara

Professional Experience

August 2011 - September 2012 Research Assistant, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao Tung University (Hiroshi Masuhara Laboratory)
October 2011 - September 2012 Second Lieutenant as a Communication Officer, R.O.C. Army
September 2017 - March 2018 Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Engineering Science, Osaka University (Hiroshi Miyasaka Laboratory)
April 2018 - present Assistant Professor (International Master Program), School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University

Awards and Honors

2011 Best Poster Presentation Award, 2011 Spring Symposium of Photochemistry Association in Taiwan
2012 Poster Award (Silver Prize), 2012 GIST-NAIST-NCTU Joint Symposium on Interdisciplinary Nanoscience and Beyond
2017 Best Poster Presentation Award, 2017 Spring Symposium of Photochemistry Association in Taiwan

Students

Shogo Toda

Shogo Toda
  • Doctor 1st year (recipient of JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists, DC1)
  • Research topic: IR electroabsorption spectroscopy of water in nanoconfinement
  • Favorite: Volleyball

Himanshu Kumar Yadav

Himanshu Kumar Yadav
  • Master 2nd year
  • Research topic: Nondestructive analysis of metabolites in Lactobacillus biofilms using stable isotope-labeled Raman microspectroscopy
  • Favorite: Playing cricket and reading novels

Kohei Shigeyoshi

Kohei Shigeyoshi
  • Master 1st year
  • Research topic: In situ Raman monitoring of microbial induced corrosion (MIC) of metals
  • Favorite: Volleyball

Takayuki Hiraoka

Takayuki Hiraoka
  • Master 1st year
  • Research topic: Hydrogen-bond structure of water accommodated in metal-organic framework (MOF) as studied by infrared electroabsorption spectroscopy
  • Favorite: Basketball

Yuki Yoshikawa

Yuki Yoshikawa
  • Master 1st year
  • Research topic: Construction of an ultralow-frequency Raman microspectrometer and its application to temperature sensing in biofilms
  • Favorite: Zoo

Tomoki Ishida

Tomoki Ishida
  • Undergrad 4th year
  • Research topic:
  • Favorite: Sanfrecce

Misaki Kawato

Misaki Kawato
  • Undergrad 4th year
  • Research topic:
  • Favorite: Sing

Naoko Sakaguchi

Naoko Sakaguchi
  • Undergrad 4th year
  • Research topic:
  • Favorite: Musical

Kanako Takahashi

Kanako Takahashi
  • Undergrad 4th year
  • Research topic:
  • Favorite: Skiing

Hiroto Horiue

Hiroto Horiue
  • Undergrad 4th year
  • Research topic:
  • Favorite: Ramen

Naoya Yanagita

Naoya Yanagita
  • Undergrad 4th year
  • Research topic:
  • Favorite: Movie

Masashi Yamamoto

Masashi Yamamoto
  • Undergrad 4th year
  • Research topic:
  • Favorite: Travel, eat, drive

Alumni

  • Mai Sasaki (B.Sc., M.Sc. April 2015-March 2018)
  • Yosuke Shimabata (B.Sc., M.Sc. April 2015-March 2018)
  • Yoshihito Kowada (B.Sc. April 2017-March 2018)
  • Tatsuro Shirohata (B.Sc. April 2017-March 2018)
  • Tomoyo Fukumaru (B.Sc. April 2017-March 2018)
  • Ami Matsuda (B.Sc. April 2017-March 2018)
  • Hiroyuki Suga (B.Sc. April 2016-March 2017)
  • Suzuka Fujita (B.Sc. April 2016-March 2017)
  • Ayaka Yokokura (B.Sc. April 2016-March 2017)
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