Shinji Sugihara is an Associate Professor of Graduate School of Engineering, University of Fukui in Japan. He was born in Wakayama, Japan, in 1975, and received his B.S. (1998), M.S. (2000) degrees in Tokyo University of Science, and Ph.D. (2003) degrees in macromolecular science from Osaka University under the supervision of Prof. Sadahito Aoshima. After subsequent postdoctoral research as a JSPS research fellow, he started his academic carrier at University of Fukui in 2004. During 2008-2010, he spent two year at University of Sheffield as a visiting research fellow, working with Prof. Steven P. Armes. In April 2011, he was promoted to present associate professor. From 2012, He is also PRESTO Researcher, “Molecular Technology and Creating New Functions”, JST, Japan. His recent research interests focus on the development of metal-free precision polymerization system and polymerization induced self-assembly aimed to create nanomolecular materials.
Biography Updated on 7 March 2013