Koichiro Mitsuke received his Ph.D. degree in chemistry in 1986 from The University of Tokyo. He was adopted as an Associate Professor at the Institute for Molecular Science after a five-year period of being a Research Associate at The University of Tokyo. He is the Supervisor of The Graduate University for Advanced Studies. Mitsuke was a recipient of the BCSJ award of the Chemical Society of Japan. He is a Member of the Chemical Society of Japan, the Physical Society of Japan, and the Japanese Society for Synchrotron Radiation Research. Mitsuke's recent research projects are (1) kinetics and dynamics of gas-phase elementary reactions, (2) photoionization and photodissociation mechanisms of molecules and fullerenes, and (3) development of high-performance organic solar cells. He has coauthored 85 original papers and 4 patents and has served as a project director of the JENESYS program conducted by the Institute for Molecular Science. He is also a Member of the Screening Committee of JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists.
Biography Updated on 20 July 2011