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Yoshikazu Tokuoka

Yoshikazu Tokuoka, chemist. Achievements include patents for Halogen Scavengers; development of Metal-halide Lamps for Photodynamic Therapy; development of Porous Diopside Microspheres. Recipient Young Chemist Award, Japan Oil Chemists’ Society, 1999, Technology Development Award, Research Institute of Material Technology, 2003.


  • Master of Science, Tokyo University of Science, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo University of Science, 1995.


  • Researcher S.T. Chemical Company Ltd., Toyko, 1990—2001. Research assistant Toin University Yokohama, 2001—2003, assistant professor, since 2003.

Major achievements

  • Achievements include patents for Halogen Scavengers. Development of Metal-halide Lamps for Photodynamic Therapy. Development of Porous Diopside Microspheres.


  • Author: Dictionary of Oil Chemistry. Contributor scientific papers.


Member of Japanese Society Biomaterials, Ceramic Society Japan, Japanese Society Photomedicine and Photobiology, Chemical Society Japan.
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  • 1990
    Tokyo University of Science
  • 1995
    Tokyo University of Science
  • 1990 - 2001
    Researcher, S.T. Chemical Company Limited