Curriculum Vitae
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Youhei Takeda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, 
Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
Contact Address: C4-512, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
Phone: +81-6-6879-7403, E-mail: takeda@chem.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp

Born March 27, 1981 in Okayama, Japan

RESEARCH INTEREST
 Design and synthesis of novel organic functional π-conjugated molecules based on the strategic incorporation of electronically- and structurally-perturbing heteroatom-embedded π-fragments as the key to their functions
 Investigation of structure–physicochemical properties relationship of the developed functional molecules and application to optoelectronic devices 
 Development of novel synthetic organic reactions utilizing the unique characteristics of heteroatom-containing organic compounds
 Summary of research achievements: 49 original papers, 3 accounts/reviews, 1 patent, 4 book chapters, 13 contribution articles, and 24 invited lectures at the international seminars, conferences, and symposiums (total citation number: 1621, h index: 21, i 10 index: 31, results obtained with Google Scholar Citation as of September 10, 2019)

EDUCATION
2010                  Ph.D., Material Chemistry, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
                          (Research Advisor: Professor Tamejiro Hiyama)
                          Dissertation title: “Studies on Synthesis and Properties of CF3-Substituted 
                          π-Conjugated Molecules”
2007                  M. Eng., Material Chemistry, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan 
                          (Research Advisor: Professor Tamejiro Hiyama)
2005                  B. Eng., Applied Chemistry, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan 
                          (Research Advisor: Professor Isao Shimizu)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
2019–present:   Program Officer (concurrent position) for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KEKNHI)
                          Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan
2019:                 Adjunct Lecturer, Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science
                          Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2015–2019:       Adjunct Lecturer, Nanotechnology Program, Vietnam Japan University, Hanoi, Vietnam
2015–present    Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
2011–2015:       Assistant Professor, Frontier Research Base for Global Young Researchers and
                          Department of Applied Chemistry, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
2010:                 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of 
                          Technology, Cambridge, USA (Research Advisor: Professor Timothy M. Swager)
                          Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (PD)
2009:                 Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2)

AWARDS and HONORS
  Incentive Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (February, 2019)
  Publons Peer Review Award 2018 (top 1% in Chemistry) (September, 2018)
  Selected as Emerging Investigator 2018 by Chemical Communications (June, 2018)
  Outstanding Reviewer for Materials Chemistry Frontiers in 2017 (February, 2018)
  Early Excellence “Profile” of Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry (December, 2015)
  Osaka University Presidential Awards for Encouragement (July, 2015)
  Toray Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (February, 2015)
  Prize for Encouragement in the 2nd Meeting of Integrated Nanotechnology Foundation Research Project
      for Young Researchers (June, 2009)
  Best Poster Award of the 19th Winter Fluorine Conference (January, 2009)

ADVISORY BOADS
  The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), EXCILIGHT Project (funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Marie Curie actions, 2016–2019)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
  Meeting Organizer: π-System Figuration European-Japanese Workshop 2018 (π-EJ 2018), November, 2018 (Dubrovnik, Croatia); π-System Figuration European-Japanese Workshop 2019 (π-EJ 2019), November, 2019 (Zabrze, Poland)
  Organizing Committee Member: 26th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC 2014), 2014 (Sapporo, Japan)
  Program Committee Member: The 96th Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ) Annual Meeting, 2015 (Kyotanabe, Japan); The 99th Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ) Annual Meeting, 2019 (Kobe, Japan)
  External PhD Examiner: He Wei, Nanyang Technological University (2016); Farzad Zamani, University of Woolongong (2019)  

ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIPS
  The Chemical Society of Japan
  The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
  The Kinki Chemical Society, Japan
  The Society of Iodine Science
  American Chemical Society
  The Society of Physical Organic Chemistry, Japan
  The Society of Polymer Science, Japan
  The Society of Silicon Chemistry, Japan
  Materials Research Society
  the 181st Committee on Multifunctional Molecular Electronics 
      (JSPS University-Industry Cooperative Research Committees)
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