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Yoshiro Yonezawa

Yoshiro Yonezawa, Japanese chemistry professor. Member of Society Photographic Science and Technology Japan (executive board since 1993, member editorial board 1985-1993, Science award 1989), Society Chemical Engineers Japan (associate; executive board 1999), Chemical Society.Japan (associate; executive board of the kinki branch of the chemical society of japan 1997-1999).

Background

  • Yonezawa, Yoshiro was born on February 2, 1945 in Yamaguchi, Japan. Son of Sueo and Takayo Yonezawa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Engineering, Kyoto University, 1967. Master in Engineering, Kyoto University, 1969. Doctor of Engineering, Osaka University, 1973.

    Career

    • Associate professor Kyoto University, 1985—1996. Professor Osaka City University, Japan, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in photoelectric response of Bureau of Land Management doped with photochromic pigments. Research in photochemical formation of silver and gold nanoparticles and thin films. Research in photophysics of metal nanoparticles and metal/dye composite nanoparticles.

      Research in fabrication and photophysics of mixed dye aggregates. Research in photoelectrochemistry and photocatalysis of titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. Research in applications of supercritical water and high-temperature, high-pressure water for material synthesis, surface modification as well as decomposition of organic waste.

      Research in water-supercritical carbon dioxide microemulsions as nanometer-sized reactor. Research in laser photolysis of organic compounds in supercritical carbon dioxide. Research in enhanced photocatalytic performance of titanium dioxide in high-temperature, high-pressure water.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to numerous professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Society Photographic Science and Technology Japan (executive board since 1993, member editorial board 1985-1993, Science award 1989), Society Chemical Engineers Japan (associate. Executive board 1999), Chemical Society.Japan (associate. Executive board of the kinki branch of the chemical society of japan 1997-1999).

    Connections

    • Married Yoko Kawasaki, June 1, 1975. Children: Asuka, Makiko.
    • father: Sueo Yonezawa
    • mother: Takayo Yonezawa
    • spouse: Yoko Kawasaki
    • children: Asuka Yonezawa
    • Makiko Yonezawa
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    Born February 2, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Kyoto University
    • 1969
      Kyoto University
    • 1973
      Osaka University
    • 1985 - 1996
      Associate, professor Kyoto University
    • 1996
      professor, Osaka City University
      Japan