Shinichi Yusa is a native of Japan. He received his B.S. degree in 1993 and his M.S. degree in 1995 both in polymer chemistry from Osaka University, Japan, under the direction of Professors Mikiharu Kamachi and Yotaro Morishima. He received a Ph.D. degree from Osaka University, Japan, in 2000 for a thesis entitled: “Synthesis of Cholesterol Bearing Polymers and Their Self-Assembling Properties.” He joined Himeji Institute of Technology, Hyogo, Japan, as an Assistant Professor in 1997. He became Associate Professor of the University of Hyogo, Japan, in 2008. His research interests are in controlled radical polymerization and characterization of water-soluble polymers. He is currently on the editorial boards of Polymers (MDPI Publishing), The Open Colloid Science Journal (Bentham Science Publisher), and E-Journal of Chemistry (Hindawi Publishing Corporation).
Biography Updated on 9 December 2012