SAKA Shiro

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Name
SAKA Shiro
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Graduate School of Energy Science, Department of Socio Environmental Energy Science, Energy Ecosystems
Job title
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University
Degree
Ph. D.(North Carolina State University), Master of Science(North Carolina State University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 1996
 - 
Mar 2017
Professor, Department of Socio-environmental Energy Science, Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1988
 - 
Mar 1996
Associate Professor, Department of Wood Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture、Kyoto University
 
1988
 - 
1996
Kyoto University,
 
Nov 1983
 - 
Mar 1988
Senior Researcher, Research Center, Research Center, Daicel Chemical Industries, Inc.
 
Dec 1980
 - 
Oct 1983
Post-doctoral Fellow, Chemistry Department, McGill University / Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada
 

Education

 
Aug 1975
 - 
Dec 1980
Department of Wood and Paper Science, Graduate School of Forest Resources, North Carolina State University
 
 
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1980
Wood and Paper Science, Department of Wood and Paper Science, North Carolina State University, Graduate School
 
Apr 1975
 - 
Aug 1975
Department of Wood Science and Technology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1971
 - 
Mar 1975
Department of Wood Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jul 1980
Wood Award 1980, Forest Products Research Society
 
2008
Fellow, International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS)
 
Apr 2008
The 45th Yomiuri Prize of Agricultural Science for 2008, The Yomiuri Shimbun
 
Apr 2008
Japan Prize of Agricultural Science, Association of Japanese Agricultural Scientific Societies
 
Feb 2009
Japan Institute of Energy Award for 2008, The Japan Institute of Energy
 
Jun 2010
The 23rd Best Technology Award of Japan Society of Energy and Resources for 2009, Japan Society of Energy and Resources
 
Apr 2013
The 31st Suga Weathering Technology Foundation, Commendation: Special Technical Achievement Award, Suga Weathering Technology Foundation
 

Published Papers

 
K. C. Sembiring; A. Aunillah; E. Minami; S. Saka
Renewable Energy   122 602-607   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
M. Takada; E. Minami; S. Saka
The Journal of Supercritical Fluids   133(2) 566-572   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
D. V. Nguyen; H. Rabemanolontsoa; S. Saka
Chem. Ind. Chem. Eng. Q.   23(4) 507-514   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
H. Rabemanolontsoa; D. V. Nguyen; P. Jusakulvijit; S. Saka
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology   101(17) 6841-6847   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
S. Yoshidomi; Y. Sugami; E. Minami; N. Shisa; H. Hayashi; S.Saka
JAOCS   94(8) 1087-1094   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Y. Sugami; S. Yoshidomi; E. Minami; N. Shisa; H. Hayashi; S.Saka
JAOCS   94(8) 1095-1100   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
T. Nomura; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   126 209-217   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Y. Sugami; E. Minami; S. Saka
Fuel   197 272-276   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
A. Fukutome; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Wood Sci.   63(3) 295-306   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Decomposition of lignin with supercritical and subcritical fluid technologies
S. Saka; E. Minami
Nihon Enerugii Gakkai Kikanshi/Enermix   351-357   May 2017   [Invited]
Phylogenic evolution and diversity of lignin
S. Saka
Nihon Enerugii Gakkai Kikanshi/Enermix   331-335   May 2017   [Invited]
M. Takada; E. Minami; K. Yamauchi; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
Holzforschung   71(4) 285-290   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
M. Asmadi; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   124 523-535   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
T. Shoji; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   124 638-642   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
A. Fukutome; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   124 666-676   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
A. Fukutome; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
Chem. Ind. Chem. Eng. Q.   22(4) 343-353   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
D. V. Nguyen; H. Rabemanolontsoa; S. Saka
Chem. Ind. Chem. Eng. Q.   22(4) 355-373   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
M. Takada; Y. Tanaka; E. Minami; S. Saka
Holzforschung   70(11) 1047-1053   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Y. Ito; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
Fuel   178 118-123   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
A. Fukutome; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
ChemSusChem   9(7) 703-712   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
H. Rabemanolontsoa; K. Yoshimizu; S. Saka
Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology   91(4) 1040-1047   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
リグニンの構造と分解方法
M. Takada; S. Saka
Catalysts & Catalysis   58(2) 54-60   Apr 2016
H. Kawamoto; T. Fujii; Y. Ito; S. Saka
Journal of the Japan Institute of Energy   95(2) 162-166   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
S. Matsuoka; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
Carbohydrate Research   420 46-50   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Y. Sugami; E. Minami; S. Saka
Fuel   166 376-381   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
H. Rabemanolontsoa; S. Saka
Bioresource Technology   199 83-91   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Efficient production of acetic acid from nipa (Nypa fruticans) sap by Moorella thermoacetica (f. Clostridium thermoaceticum)
D. V. Nguyen; P. Sethapokin; H. Rabemanolontsoa; E. Minami; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
International Journal of Green Technology   2 1-12   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
M. Takada; S. Saka
J. Wood Sci.   61(6) 602-607   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
M. Varman; S. Saka
Journal of Oil Palm Research   27(4) 360-365   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
F. Goembira; S. Saka
Renewable Energy   83 1245-1249   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
A. Fukutome; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
ChemSusChem   8(13) 2240-2249   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
M. Takada; S. Saka
J. Wood Sci.   61(3) 299-307   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
H. Kawamoto; T. Watanabe; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   113 630-637   May 2015   [Refereed]
T. Kotake; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   113 57-64   May 2015   [Refereed]
T. Watanabe; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J Anal Appl Pyrolysis   112 23-28   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
R. Abdullah; S. Saka
Cellulose   21(6) 4049-4058   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
H. Miyamoto; R. Abdullah; H. Tokimura; D. Hayakawa; K. Ueda; S. Saka
Cellulose   21(5) 3203-3215   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
F. Goembira; S. Saka
Fuel Processing Technology   125 114-118   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
T. Shoji; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   109 185-195   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
H. Kawamoto; T. Hosoya; Y. Ueno; T. Shoji; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   109 41-46   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
R. Abdullah; K. Ueda; S. Saka
J. Wood Sci.   60(4) 278-286   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
A. Fukutome; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   108 98-108   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Y. Nakahara; K. Yamauchi; S. Saka
J. Wood Sci.   60(3) 225-231   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
S. Matsuoka; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   106 138-146   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Z.W.M.M. Phoo; L.F. Razon; G. Knothe; Z. Ilham; F. Goembira; C.F. Madrazo; S.A. Roces; S. Saka
Industrial Crops and Products   54 226-232   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
T. Kotake; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   105 309-316   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
T. Kotake; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   104 573-584   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
R. Abdullah; K. Ueda; S. Saka
Cellulose   20(5) 2321-2333   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
H. Kawamoto; Y. Ueno; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   103 287-292   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
S. Matsuoka; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   103 300-306   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
N. Phaiboonsilpa; M. Ogura; K. Yamauchi; H. Rabemanolontsoa; S. Saka
Industrial Crops and Products   49(2) 484-491   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
P. Tamunaidu; N. Matsui; Y. Okimori; S. Saka
Biomass and Bioenergy   52 96-102   May 2013   [Refereed]
G. Mishra; S. Saka
Holzforschung   67(3) 241-247   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
K. Yamauchi; N. Phaiboonsilpa; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Wood Sci.   59(2) 149-154   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
M. Ogura; N. Phaiboonsilpa; K. Yamauchi; S. Saka
Journal of the Japan Institute of Energy   92(4) 319-326   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
H. Rabemanolontsoa; S. Saka
RSC Advances   3(12) 3946-3956   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
F. Goembira; S. Saka
Bioresource Technology   131 47-52   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
P. Tamunaidu; S. Saka
J. Jpn. Inst. Energy   92(2) 181-186   Feb 2013   [Refereed]
F. Goembira; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   91-96   Feb 2013   [Refereed]
Z.W.M.M. Phoo; Z. Ilham; F. Goembira; L.F. Razon; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   113-121   Feb 2013   [Refereed]
Z. Ilham; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   97-104   Feb 2013   [Refereed]
Innovation technologies of the next generation for liquid biofuels
S. Saka
Journal of Environmental Biotechnology   12(2) 87-95   Dec 2012
F. Goembira; K. Matsuura; S. Saka
Fuel   97 373-378   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Z. Ilham; S. Saka
Fuel   97 670-677   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
H. Rabemanolontsoa; S. Saka
J. Jpn. Inst. Energy   91(7) 621-628   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
R. Abdullah; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   108 141-146   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
M. Asmadi; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
Holzforschung   66(3) 323-330   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
G. Mishra; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   108 153-158   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
F. Goembira; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   108 147-152   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Z. Ilham; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   108 127-133   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
P. Tamunaidu; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   108 121-126   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
H. Rabemanolontsoa; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   108 135-140   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
X. Lu, S. Saka
Journal of Supercritical Fluids   61 146-156   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
Biodiesel production by supercritical fluid technologies
S. Saka
Jasco Report   11 5-10   Jan 2012
G. Mishra; S. Saka
Bioresource Technology   102(23) 10946-10950   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
M. Asmadi; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   92(2) 417-425   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
H. Rabemanolontsoa; S. Ayada; S. Saka
Biomass and Bioenergy   35(11) 4630-4635   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
P. Tamunaidu; S. Saka
Industrial Crops and Products   34(3) 1423-1428   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
M. Asmadi; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   92(1) 88-98   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
M. Asmadi; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol.   92(1) 76-87   Sep 2011   [Refereed]
M. Varman; S. Saka
Waste and Biomass Valorization   2(3) 309-315   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
N. Phaiboonsilpa; P. Tamunaidu; S. Saka
Holzforschung   65(5) 659-666   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
N. Phaiboonsilpa; S. Saka
Holzforschung   65(5) 667-672   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
S. Matsuoka; H. Kawamoto; S. Saka
Polymer Degradation and Stability   96(7) 1242-1247   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
S. Saka
Monthly Chemical Engineering   56(6) 423-431   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
Biodiesel production technology with waste and unused oils - Supercritical fluid to overcome multiphase flow production problems -
S. Saka
Japanese journal of multiphase flow   25(2) 125-134   Jun 2011
M. Varman; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   66 136-141   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
K. Yamauchi; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   66 95-99   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
N. Phaiboonsilpa; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   66 142-146   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
G. Mishra; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   66 147-152   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
F. Goembira; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   66 111-116   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
Z. Ilham; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   66 153-158   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
H. Rabemanolontsoa; S. Ayada; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   66 123-128   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
P. Tamunaidu; T. Kakihira; H. Miyasaka; S. Saka
Green Energy and Technology   66 159-164   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
木質バイオマス資源からのバイオエタノール生産の課題と展望
S. Saka
Wood Science in Kyushu   18(1) 2-7   Feb 2011

Misc

 
A thermodynamic study on the precipitation behavior of biodiesel and its prediction
Noriko Shisa, Hitoshi Hayashi, Nitiwat Chiampradit, Masayuki Ichiyanagi, Yuitsu Sugami, Shinichiro Yoshidomi, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
2017 Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE) Annual Spring Congress, Yokohama, Japan, May 24-26, 2017, 376-20175376.      May 2017
Fed-batch fermentation using Ca(OH)2 as pH controller for enhanced acetic acid production by Moorella thermoacetica and Clostridium thermocellum
Siew Thing Phang, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Fukuoka, Japan, March 17-19, 2017, P18-P2-03.      Mar 2017
Potential and sustainability of various palm saps as raw material for bioethanol production
Dung Van Nguyen, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Fukuoka, Japan, March 17-19, 2017, P18-P2-02.      Mar 2017
JST/ALCAプロジェクト:酢酸発酵によるバイオマス資源からの先進高効率エタノール生産
Shiro Saka, Eiji Minami, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Haruo Kawamoto, Fumio Takahashi, Yuki Tashiro
Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Fukuoka, Japan, March 17-19, 2017, P18-P2-01.      Mar 2017
Influences of uronic acid and metal cation on softwood and hardwood pyrolysis
Mohd Asmadi, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Fukuoka, Japan, March 17-19, 2017, P17-10-1715.      Mar 2017
芳香族溶媒中でのセルロースの熱分解反応制御
Takashi Nomura, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Fukuoka, Japan, March 17-19, 2017, P17-10-1700.      Mar 2017
トウモロコシ穂軸の加圧熱水処理による分解挙動
Masatsugu Takada, Rui Niu, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Fukuoka, Japan, March 17-19, 2017, P17-10-1645.      Mar 2017
酢酸発酵によるリグノセルロースからの高効率エタノール生産
Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Fukuoka, Japan, March 17-19, 2017, S17-10-1430.      Mar 2017   [Invited]
Structural analyses of three morphological regions of corn (Zea mays) cob
Masatsugu Takada, Rui Niu, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
Proceedings of the 61st Lignin Symposium, Uji, Japan, October 27-28, 2016, P04, pp.120-121.      Oct 2016
Influence of lignin on wood thermal stability
Mohd Asmadi, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Proceedings of the 61st Lignin Symposium, Uji, Japan, October 27-28, 2016, 210, pp.92-95.      Oct 2016
Topochemistry of lignocellulosics by supercritical/subcritical fluid technologies
Shiro Saka
Proceedings of the 61st Lignin Symposium, Uji, Japan, October 27-28, 2016, pp.86-91.      Oct 2016   [Invited]
Temperature-dependent conversion mechanisms of guaiacol into coke, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and other aromatic compounds
Haruo Kawamoto, Kazuo Narita, Shiro Saka
Proceedings of the 61st Lignin Symposium, Uji, Japan, October 27-28, 2016, 209, pp.82-85.      Oct 2016
Process simulation for efficient acetic acid production from nipa sap
Dung Van Nguyen, Pinthep Sethapokin, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
The Society for Biotechnology, Japan/Annual Meeting 2016, Toyama, 2016.9.28-30, 2P-1p120, p.199.      Sep 2016
Gas sparging affects acetic acid fermentation by Clostridium thermocellum and Moorella thermoacetica
Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Piradee Jusakulvijit, Shiro Saka
The Society for Biotechnology, Japan/Annual Meeting 2016, Toyama, 2016.9.28-30, 1P-1p128, p.122.      Sep 2016
Takahiro Okuda, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
第25回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Tokyo, 2016.8.9-10, 7-1-4, pp.174-175.      Aug 2016
Shinichiro Yoshidomi, Yuitsu Sugami, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka, Noriko Shisa, Hitoshi Hayashi
第25回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Tokyo, 2016.8.9-10, 3-8-4, pp.114-115.      Aug 2016
Yuitsu Sugami, Shinichiro Yoshidomi, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka, Noriko Shisa, Hitoshi Hayashi
第25回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Tokyo, 2016.8.9-10, 3-8-3, pp.112-113.      Aug 2016
Masatsugu Takada, Rui Niu, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
第25回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Tokyo, 2016.8.9-10, 3-6-4, pp.98-99.      Aug 2016
Inhibition of char formation from cellulose in fast pyrolysis with aromatic substances
Haruo Kawamoto, Taeko Shoji, Shiro Saka
The 21st International Symposium on Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (Pyro 2016), Nancy, France, May 9-12(9,10), 2016, P1004, p.145.      May 2016
Gas-phase reaction mechanisms of levoglucosan as the intermediate of biomass gasification
Asuka Fukutome, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
The 21st International Symposium on Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (Pyro 2016), Nancy, France, May 9-12(9,10), 2016, P1016, p.165.      May 2016
Coke/char and other products formation behaviors in pyrolysis of ten softwood/hardwood species
Mohd Asmadi, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
The 21st International Symposium on Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (Pyro 2016), Nancy, France, May 9-12(12), 2016, p.203.      May 2016
ブナの半流通型加圧熱水処理で得られる沈殿物リグニン
Masatsugu Takada, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Nagoya, Japan, March 27-29, 2016, L27-09-1000, p.114.      Mar 2016
セルロース熱分解に及ぼす非プロトン性添加物の影響
Takashi Nomura, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Nagoya, Japan, March 27-29, 2016, P29-03-0915, p.129.      Mar 2016
Pyrolysis behaviors of hardwood and softwood species and milled wood fractions
Mohd Asmadi, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Nagoya, Japan, March 27-29, 2016, P29-03-0930, p.129.      Mar 2016
グロー放電プラズマ中でのセルロースの分解挙動
Shunpei Fujimoto, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Nagoya, Japan, March 27-29, 2016, P29-03-1045, p.131.      Mar 2016
Two-step hydrolysis of corn cob as treated by semi-flow hot-compressed water
Rui Niu, Masatsugu Takada, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Nagoya, Japan, March 27-29, 2016, P29-03-1130, p.132.      Mar 2016
酢酸発酵によるリグノセルロースからのエタノール生産-Ni-Sn/TiO2触媒による酢酸水溶液の直接水素化-
Takayuki Nishida, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Nagoya, Japan, March 27-29, 2016, P29-03-1145, p.132.      Mar 2016
Comparative study on topochemistry of hydrothermal delignification from Japanese cedar and Japanese beech
Masatsugu Takada, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA, December 15-20(16), 2015, MACR-497.      Dec 2015
Decomposition behavior of hemicelluloses in rice straw and rice husk as treated by hot-compressed water
Yu Nakahara, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA, December 15-20(16), 2015, ENRG-316.      Dec 2015
Advanced bioethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics
Shiro Saka, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto
The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA, December 15-20(17), 2015, ENRG-568.      Dec 2015
Advanced bioethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics: (1) Hot-compressed water treatment of lignocellulosics to decomposed products
Eiji Minami, Yutaro Osada, Shiro Saka
The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA, December 15-20(17), 2015, ENRG-569.      Dec 2015
Advanced bioethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics: (2) Acetic acid fermentation of decomposed products to acetic acid
Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Kuninori Yoshimizu, Piradee Jusakulvijit, Shiro Saka
The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA, December 15-20(17), 2015, ENRG-570.      Dec 2015
Advanced ethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics: (3) Hydrogenolysis of acetic acid to ethanol
Haruo Kawamoto, Yuta Ito, Tomoya Fujii, Shiro Saka
The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA, December 15-20(17), 2015, ENRG-571.      Dec 2015
Renewable diesel production from plant oils by hydrothermal hydrogenation and decarboxylation
Yuitsu Sugami, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA, December 15-20(17), 2015, ENRG-574.      Dec 2015
Advanced bioethanol production from nipa sap via acetic acid fermentation
Dung Van Nguyen, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Shiro Saka
The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA, December 15-20(17), 2015, ENRG-576.      Dec 2015
Comparative study of delignification from Japanese beech as treated by subcritical phenol and subcritical water
Masatsugu Takada, Yoshiki Tanaka, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
Proceedings of the 60th Lignin Symposium, Tsukuba, Japan, November 5-6, 2015, 204, pp.74-77.      Nov 2015
Conversion mechanisms of aromatic nuclei during lignin pyrolysis – An approach from isotope labeling –
Kazuo Narita, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Proceedings of the 60th Lignin Symposium, Tsukuba, Japan, November 5-6, 2015, 205, pp.78-81.      Nov 2015
Development of the bench-scale semi-flow hot-compressed water equipment for efficient bioethanol production from lignocellulosics via acetic acid fermentation
Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
11th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2015), Seoul, Korea, October 12-14(12), 2015, P-145.      Oct 2015
Renewable diesel production from rapeseed oil by hydrolysis/hydrogenation in subcritical water and decarboxylation
Yuitsu Sugami, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
11th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2015), Seoul, Korea, October 12-14(12), 2015, P-115.      Oct 2015
Hydrolysis behavior of hemicelluloses in Japanese beech and Japanese cedar as treated by hot-compressed water
Yu Nakahara, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
11th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2015), Seoul, Korea, October 12-14(12), 2015, P-114.      Oct 2015
Comparative study on topochemistry of delignification between Japanese cedar and Japanese beech as treated by subcritical water
Masatsugu Takada, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
11th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2015), Seoul, Korea, October 12-14(12), 2015, P-112.      Oct 2015
Molecular mechanisms in pyrolysis of gaseous levoglucosan as a cellulose gasification intermediate
Asuka Fukutome, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry, 18th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry (ISWFPC), Vienna, Austria, September 9-11, 2015, P128, Proceedings Vol. II, pp.430-431.      Sep 2015
Radical chain and heterolysis reactions in lignin pyrolysis as studied with model dimers
Haruo Kawamoto, Keiko Matsuda, Shiro Saka
International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry, 18th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry (ISWFPC), Vienna, Austria, September 9-11, 2015, Proceedings Vol. I, pp.161-162.      Sep 2015
セルロースのパルスCO2レーザ処理による生成物について
Keisuke Ando, Nobuaki Hattori, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Yu Nakahara, Shiro Saka
本木材加工技術協会 第33回年次大会、札幌、2015年9月29日-10月1日(29-30)、P402      Sep 2015
Hydrocarbon production from plant oils with hydrothermal hydrogenation and decarboxylation
Yuitsu Sugami, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
第24回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Sapporo, 2015.8.3-4, 3-7-1, pp.110-111.      Aug 2015
Comparative study on delignification of Japanese beech by subcritical phenol and subcritical water treatments
Masatsugu Takada, Yoshiki Tanaka, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
第24回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Sapporo, 2015.8.3-4, 3-7-3, pp.114-115.      Aug 2015
Decomposition behavior of hemicelluloses in rice straw and rice husk by hydrothermal treatment
Yu Nakahara, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
第24回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Sapporo, 2015.8.3-4, 3-7-4, pp.116-117.      Aug 2015
Molecular mechanisms of gaseous levoglucosan pyrolysis — Insights from the reactivity differences of glyceraldehyde and glycerol—
Asuka Fukutome, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
第24回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Sapporo, 2015.8.3-4, 3-11-1、pp.140-141.      Aug 2015
Radical chain and heterolysis reactions in lignin pyrolysis
Keiko Matsuda, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
第24回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Sapporo, 2015.8.3-4, 3-11-2, pp.142-143.      Aug 2015
Innovative bioethanol production process with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics
Shiro Saka, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto
2015 The 2nd International Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering and Life Science Conference (IBCELC), Sapporo, July 20-22(21), 2015, IBCELC-1062, Conference Proceedings-IBCELC & ICEAS Part 3, p.120.      Jul 2015
Overview of chemical components of biomass for prosperous biorefinery
Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Shiro Saka
2015 The 2nd International Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering and Life Science Conference (IBCELC), Sapporo, July 20-22(21), 2015, IBCELC-1065, Conference Proceedings-IBCELC & ICEAS Part 3, p.119.      Jul 2015
Biological conversion of nipa sap to acetic acid as an important biorefinery precursor
Dung Van Nguyen, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Shiro Saka
2015 The 2nd International Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering and Life Science Conference (IBCELC), Sapporo, July 20-22(21), 2015, IBCELC-1076, Conference Proceedings-IBCELC & ICEAS Part 1, p.399.      Jul 2015
Specific stability of levoglucosan in gas-phase pyrolysis – Comparison with methyl glucosides –
Asuka Fukutome, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Preprints of 2015 Cellulose R&D, The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Cellulose Society of Japan, Sapporo, 2015.7.9-10, K06, pp.12-13.      Jul 2015
Fast pyrolysis of cellulose in the presence of aromatic substances
Haruo Kawamoto, Taeko Shoji, Shiro Saka
Preprints of 2015 Cellulose R&D, The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Cellulose Society of Japan, Sapporo, 2015.7.9-10, P060, p.118.      Jul 2015
Primary and secondary reactions of lignin pyrolysis
Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015 (IAWPS 2015), Tokyo, March 15-17(16), 2015, 7BR-P34.      Mar 2015
Chemical characteristics of biomass species to determine their potential for biorefinery
Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Shiro Saka
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015 (IAWPS 2015), Tokyo, March 15-17(16), 2015, 7BR-P11.      Mar 2015
Gas- and liquid-phase reactions of levoglucosan as a key intermediate of cellulose gasification
Asuka Fukutome, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015 (IAWPS 2015), Tokyo, March 15-17(16), 2015, 7BR-P09.      Mar 2015
MALDI-TOF/MS analysis of decomposition behaviors of hemicelluloses in Japanese beech and Japanese cedar as treated by hot-compressed water
Yu Nakahara, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015 (IAWPS 2015), Tokyo, March 15-17(16), 2015, 7BR-P08.      Mar 2015
Comparative study on hydrothermal decomposition behavior of lignin from Japanese cedar and Japanese beech
Masatsugu Takada, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015 (IAWPS 2015), Tokyo, March 15-17(16), 2015, 3WC-P15.      Mar 2015
The 3rd generation bioethanol production process with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics
Shiro Saka, Eiji Minami, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Haruo Kawamoto
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015 (IAWPS 2015), Tokyo, March 15-17(16), 2015, 7BR-O12.      Mar 2015
リグニンモデル化合物の熱分解における側鎖でのヘテロリシス機構
Keiko Matsuda, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Tokyo, Japan, March 16-18, 2015, P18-05-0930, p.116.      Mar 2015
メトキシル基に起因するリグニン熱分解の同位体ラベルによる反応機構の解明
Kazuo Narita, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Tokyo, Japan, March 16-18, 2015, P18-05-0945, p.116.      Mar 2015
亜臨界フェノールによるブナの脱リグニン処理
Yoshiki Tanaka, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Tokyo, Japan, March 16-18, 2015, P18-05-1045, p.117.      Mar 2015
Fed-batch fermentation of cellobiose to acetic acid by co-immobilized Clostridium thermocellum and Clostridium thermoaceticum
Piradee Jusakulvijit, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Tokyo, Japan, March 16-18, 2015, P18-05-1100, p.118.      Mar 2015
酢酸発酵によるリグノセルロースからのエタノール生産―Ru-Sn/TiO2触媒による酢酸水溶液の直接水素化―
Yuta Ito, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Tokyo, Japan, March 16-18, 2015, P18-05-1115, p.118.      Mar 2015
Sustainable bioethanol production from nipa (Nypa fruticans) sap
Pramila Tamunaidu, Shiro Saka
Vietnam Malaysia International Chemical Congress (VMICC 2014) -Chemical Research for Sustainable Socio-economic Development-, Hanoi, Vietnam, November 7-9(7), 2014, EAGC 05, p.61.      Nov 2014
酢酸発酵によるリグノセルロースからの先進高効率エタノール生産
Shiro Saka, Haruo Kawamoto, Eiji Minami, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa
BioJapan 2014, Yokohama, October 15-17(15), 2014.      Oct 2014
Comparative study on lignin of Japanese cedar and Japanese beech as treated by hot-compressed water
Masatsugu Takada, Shiro Saka
XXVIIth International Conference on Polyphenols (ICP2014) & 8th Tannin Conference, Nagoya, September 2-6(3), 2014, T3.07, pp.301-302.      Sep 2014
Pyrolysis mechanism of a non-phenolic β-ether type lignin model dimer -Retro-aldol reactions occurring at the side-chain-
Keiko Matsuda, Asuka Fukutome, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Proceedings of the 59th Lignin Symposium, Fukui, Japan, September 11-12, 2014, 203, pp.66-69.      Sep 2014
Advanced ethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics
Shiro Saka, Eiji Minami, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Haruo Kawamoto
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-9-1, pp.128-129.      Jul 2014
Comparative study on delignification behavior of Japanese cedar and Japanese beech by hydrothermal treatment
Masatsugu Takada, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-6-3, pp.108-109.      Jul 2014
Comparative analysis of decomposition behavior of hemicelluloses in Japanese beech and Japanese cedar by hydrothermal treatment
Yu Nakahara, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-6-2, pp.106-107.      Jul 2014
Molecular mechanisms of cellulose gasification — Roles of gaseous levoglucosan as the major volatile intermediate —
Asuka Fukutome, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-6-1, pp.104-105.      Jul 2014
Temperature-dependent reactions mechanisms of lignin pyrolysis
Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-1-3, pp.68-69.      Jul 2014
Activation mechanism of cellulose in pyrolysis ― What is active cellulose ? An approach based on reactivity of cellulose reducing end ―
Seiji Matsuoka, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Preprints of 2014 Cellulose R&D, The 21st Annual Meeting of the Cellulose Society of Japan, Kagoshima, 2014.7.17-18, P084, pp.126-127.      Jul 2014
Hydrolysis behaviors of various crystalline cellulose structures by enzymatic saccharification
Rosnah Abdullah, Shiro Saka
Preprints of 2014 Cellulose R&D, The 21st Annual Meeting of the Cellulose Society of Japan, Kagoshima, 2014.7.17-18, P079, p.121.      Jul 2014
Hydrogen bonding as a principle mechanism to promote carbohydrate pyrolysis reactions
Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Grand Renewable Energy 2014 International Conference and Exhibition (GRE2014), Tokyo, July 27-August 1(29), 2014, P-Bm-1-11.      Jul 2014
Comparative study of various crystalline celluloses in their decomposition behaviors as treated by semi-flow hot-compressed water
Rosnah Abdullah, Kazuyoshi Ueda, Shiro Saka
Grand Renewable Energy 2014 International Conference and Exhibition (GRE2014), Tokyo, July 27-August 1(29), 2014, P-Bm-1-10.      Jul 2014
Advanced bioethanol production process with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics
Shiro Saka, Eiji Minami, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Haruo Kawamoto
Grand Renewable Energy 2014 International Conference and Exhibition (GRE2014), Tokyo, July 27-August 1(29), 2014, P-Bm-1-9.      Jul 2014
Advanced ethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics -Decomposition of lignocellulosics by two-step semi-flow hot-compressed water treatment-
Eiji Minami, Natthanon Phaiboonsilpa, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-9-2, pp.130-131.      Jul 2014
Advanced ethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics - Acetic acid fermentation on hot-compressed water hydrolyzates of Japanese cedar with C. thermoaceticum and C. thermocellum -
Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Kuninori Yoshimizu, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-9-3, pp.132-133.      Jul 2014
Advanced ethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics - Optimal pH for immobilized C. thermocellum and C. thermoaceticum -
Jusakulvijit Piradee, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-9-4, pp.134-135.      Jul 2014
Advanced ethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics - Direct hydrogenation of acetic acid -
Yuta Ito, Tomoya Fujii, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-10-1, pp.136-137.      Jul 2014
Advanced ethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics - Process optimization and its evaluation on CO2 emission reduction -
Yutaro Osada, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-10-2, pp.138-139.      Jul 2014
Drop-in diesel production from rapeseed oil by hydrothermal hydrogenation and decarboxylation
Yuitsu Sugami, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
第23回日本エネルギー学会大会講演要旨集, Fukuoka, 2014.7.19-20, 3-11-2, pp.146-147.      Jul 2014
Pyrolytic formation of monomers from hardwood lignin as studied from the reactivity of the primary products
Haruo Kawamoto, Takeo Kotake, Shiro Saka
20th International Symposium on Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (Pyro 2014), Birmingham, UK, May 19-23, 2014, p.72.      May 2014
H. Kawamoto; S. Matsuoka; S. Saka
20th International Symposium on Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (Pyro 2014), Birmingham, UK, May 19-23(21), 2014, p.140.      May 2014
Molecular dynamic simulation on dissociation behaviors of various crystalline celluloses treated by hot-compressed water
Hitomi Miyamoto, Rosnah Abdullah, Hayato Tokimura, Daichi Hayakawa, Shiro Saka, Kazuyoshi Ueda
Institute for Chemical Research International Symposium 2014 - The Science and Technology of Smart Materials - (ICRIS’14), Uji, March 10-12(10), 2014, P45, p.138-139.      Mar 2014
スギの半流通型2段階加圧熱水処理不溶残渣でのリグニンの紫外線顕微分光分析
Masatsugu Takada, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Matsuyama, Japan, March 13-15, 2014, L14-06-1430, p.66.      Mar 2014
Clostridium thermoaceticumとClostridium thermocellumの混合培養系によるリグニン由来物質の酢酸発酵性
Tetsuya Tsubouchi, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Eiji Minami, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Matsuyama, Japan, March 13-15, 2014, L14-06-1445, p.66.      Mar 2014
熱分解におけるリグニンの低分子化とそれを阻害する分子機構
Haruo Kawamoto, Takeo Kotake, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Matsuyama, Japan, March 13-15, 2014, P15-04-0915, p.87.      Mar 2014
加熱速度がセルロース熱分解における分解物の沸騰温度に及ぼす影響
Taeko Shoji, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Matsuyama, Japan, March 13-15, 2014, P15-04-0930, p.87.      Mar 2014
気相中でのレボグルコサンの熱分解反応機構
Asuka Fukutome, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Matsuyama, Japan, March 13-15, 2014, P15-04-0945, p.88.      Mar 2014
木質系バイオマス資源を用いた酢酸発酵によるエタノール生産プロセスのポテンシャル評価
Yutaro Osada, Eiji Minami, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Matsuyama, Japan, March 13-15, 2014, P15-04-1130, p.90.      Mar 2014
半流通型加圧熱水処理によるスギヘミセルロースの分解挙動解析
Yu Nakahara, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Matsuyama, Japan, March 13-15, 2014, Z14-01-0915, p.100.      Mar 2014
CO2レーザによるセルロースの熱分解と分解生成物の分析
Keisuke Nagai, Keisuke Ando, Nobuaki Hattori, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Yu Nakahara, Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Matsuyama, Japan, March 13-15, 2014, K13-P-21, p.177.      Mar 2014
ベンチスケール半流通型二段階加圧熱水処理装置の開発と加圧熱水可溶部の高濃度化
Eiji Minami,Shiro Saka
Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Matsuyama, Japan, March 13-15, 2014, P13-P-02, p.204.      Mar 2014
Decomposition behaviors of xylan in Japanese beech as treated by semi-flow hot-compressed water
Yu Nakahara, Kazuchika Yamauchi, Shiro Saka
2014 Kyoto-Ajou Joint-Symposium on Energy Science, Uji, Feburuary 25, 2014, Oral 4, p.11.      Feb 2014
Lignin radical chain β-ether-cleavage reactions through abstraction of hydrogen from the side chain
Keiko Matsuda, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
Proceedings of the 58th Lignin Symposium, Kagawa, Japan, November 12 and 13, 2013, 111, pp.42-45.      Nov 2013
MALDI-TOF/MS analysis of lignin-derived products from Japanese cedar as treated by semi-flow hot-compressed water
Masatsugu Takada, Kazuchika Yamauchi, Shiro Saka
Proceedings of the 58th Lignin Symposium, Kagawa, Japan, November 12 and 13, 2013, 110, pp.38-41.      Nov 2013

Books etc

 
Chapter 11 Secondary Xylem for Bioconversion, “Secondary Xylem Biology -Origins, Functions, and Applications- ”, Edited by Yoon Soo Kim, Ryo Funada, Adya P. Singh
Shiro Saka, Hyeun-Jong Bae
Academic Press   Jan 2016   
Technological strategy for renewable bioenergy, “Achieving Global Sustainability: Policy recommendations”, Edited by Takamitsu Sawa, Susumu Iai, Seiji Ikkatai
Shiro Saka
United Nations University Press, Tokyo, pp.134-147.   Jul 2011   
4-3 Technological strategy for renewable bioenergy, “Achieving Global Sustainability: Policy Recommendations”, Edited by Takamitsu Sawa, Susumu Iai, Seiji Ikkatai
Shiro Saka
United Nations University Press, Tokyo, pp.134-147.   Jul 2011   
Biodiesel in Japan, "The Biodiesel Handbook: 2nd edition", Edited by Gerhard Knothe, J?rgen Krahl, Jon Van Gerpen
Shiro Saka, Hiroaki Imahara
AOCS Press, Urbana, Illinois, USA, pp.365-374.   May 2010   
Biodiesel Production, "The Asian Biomass Handbook -A Guide for Biomass Production and Utilization-",
Shiro Saka
The Japan Institute of Energy, Tokyo, pp.116-119.   Jan 2008   
Bioethanol production from lignocellulosics using supercritical water, "Materials, Chemicals and Energy from Forest Biomass", ACS Symposium Series No.954., Edited by Dimitris S. Argyropoulos
Shiro Saka, Hisashi Miyafuji
American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, USA, pp.422-433.   Apr 2007   
Pyrolysis mechanism of woody biomass relating to product selectivity, "Materials, Chemicals and Energy from Forest Biomass", ACS Symposium Series No.954., Edited by Dimitris S. Argyropoulos
Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, USA, pp.363-376.   Apr 2007   
Application of sol-gel processing to wood-inorganic composites, "Handbook of Sol-Gal Science and Technology, -Processing, Characterization and Applications- Volume III Applications of Sol-Gel Technology", Edited by Sumio Sakka
Shiro Saka, Hisashi Miyafuji
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston/Dordrecht/London, pp.577-595.   Apr 2005   
Recent progress in transformation of lignocellulosics to fuels and chemicals by supercritical water technology, "Lignocellulose Biodegradation", ACS Symposium Series No.889., Edited by Badal C. Saha and Kyoshi Hayashi
Katsunobu Ehara, Shiro Saka
American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, USA., pp.69-83.   Jul 2004   
2.1 Wood as natural raw materials for cellulose acetate production, "Cellulose Acetates: Properties and Applications, Macromolecular Symposia, 208(1)", Symposium Editor: P. Rustemeyer
Shiro Saka
Wiley-Vch, Weinheim, Germany, pp.7-28.   Mar 2004   
2.2 Cotton fibers as natural raw materials for cellulose acetate production, "Cellulose Acetates: Properties and Applications, Macromolecular Symposia, 208(1)", Symposium Editor: P. Rustemeyer
Shiro Saka
Wiley-Vch, Weinheim, Germany, pp.29-35.   Mar 2004   
2.3 Wood pulp manufacturing and quality characteristics, "Cellulose Acetates: Properties and Applications, Macromolecular Symposia, 208(1)", Symposium Editor: P. Rustemeyer
Shiro Saka, Hiroyuki Matsumura
Wiley-Vch, Weinheim, Germany, pp.37-48.   Mar 2004   
Wood-inorganic composites as prepared by the sol-gel process, "Wood and Cellulosic Chemistry: 2nd edition, Revised and Expanded", Edited by David N.-S. Hon, Nobuo Shiraishi
Shiro Saka
Marcel Dekker, New York, USA, pp.781-794.   2001   
Chemical composition and distribution, "Wood and Cellulosic Chemistry: 2nd edition, Revised and Expanded", Edited by David N.-S. Hon, Nobuo Shiraishi
Shiro Saka
Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, USA, pp.51-81.   2000   
Transesterification of rapeseed oil in supercritical methanol to biodiesel fuel, Proceedings of the Fourth Biomass Conference of the Americas -Biomass: A Growth Opportunity in Green Energy and Value-Added Products; Edited by R. O. Overend, E. Chornet,
Shiro Saka, Dadan Kusdiana
Oakland, California, USA, pp.797-801.   Aug 1999   
Structure and chemical composition of wood as a natural composite material, current Japanese materials research-Vol.11. "Recent Research on Wood and Wood-Based Materials", Edited by Nobuo Shiraishi, Kajita, H., Norimoto, M
Shiro Saka
Elsevier Applied Science, London and New York, pp.1-20.   1993   
Effects of the solvent addition to acetylation medium on cellulose triacetate prepared from low-grade dissolving pulp, "Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives: Physico-Chemical Aspects and Industrial Applications", Edited by John F. Kennedy, Glyn O. Phillips
Shiro Saka, Tadashi Takahashi
Woodhead Publishing Ltd., England, pp.219-226.   1993   
Electron microscopy, "Methods in Lignin Chemistry", Edited by Stephen Y. Lin, Carlton W. Dence
Shiro Saka
Springer-Verlag, New York, USA, pp.133-145.   Aug 1992   
Chemical composition and distribution, "Wood and Cellulosic Chemistry", Edited by David N-S Hon, Nobuo Shiraishi
Shiro Saka
Marcel Dekker, New York, USA, pp.59-88.   1991   
Localization of lignins in wood cell walls, "Biosynthesis and Biodegradation of Wood Components", Edited by Takayoshi Higuchi
Shiro Saka, D. A. I. Goring
Academic Press, Orlando, USA, pp.51-62.   Apr 1985   
Lignin distribution by energy-dispersive X-ray analysis, "Dietary Fibers: Chemistry and Nutrition", Edited by Inglett, G. E., Falkehag, I. F.
Shiro Saka, Richard J.Thomas, Josef S.Gratzl
Academic Press, New York, USA, pp.15-29.   1979   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Country progress report, Japan [Invited]
S. Saka; S. Aramaki
IEA Bioenergy Task 39 Business Meeting   15 May 2017   Gothenburg, Sweden
Advanced bioethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics
S. Saka; E. Minami; H. Rabemanolontsoa; H. Kawamoto
6th International Conference on Biorefinery (ICB2017)   20 Jan 2017   
Molecular mechanisms in lignin pyrolytic conversion to aromatic tar components
H. Kawamoto; K. Narita; S. Saka
6th International Conference on Biorefinery (ICB2017)   19 Jan 2017   
Hydrothermal conversion of lignocellulosics to bioethanol coupled with acetic acid fermentation [Invited]
Shiro Saka, Eiji Minami, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Haruo Kawamoto
11th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2015)   13 Oct 2015   
Advanced bioethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
The AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Environmental Engineering, International Conference on Sustainable Initiatives (ICSI 2015) in conjunction with 8th ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference (AEEC)   24 Aug 2015   
Advanced bioethanol production process with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics [Invited]
Shiro Saka, Eiji Minami, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa, Haruo Kawamoto
The 21st International Symposium on Alcohol Fuels (21st ISAF)   11 Mar 2015   
Advanced study on bioethanol and biodiesel for green and sustainable future [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
International Sustainable Technology, Energy and Civilization Conference (ISTECC 2015) (16th Kyoto University South-East Asian Forum -Towards a Green and Sustainable Society in the South-East Asian Region-)   10 Jan 2015   
Advanced bioethanol and biodiesel production by high pressure/high temperature treatment [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
JICA-AUN/SEED-Net, Japanese Professors Dispatch Program (JPDP)   29 Oct 2014   
Advanced study on biomass and bioenergy in Saka (Energy Ecosystems) laboratory [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
Bandung Symposium on ASEAN University Network (AUN)- Kyoto University (KU) Student Mobility Program toward Human Security Development   24 Jun 2014   
Advanced bioethanol and biodiesel production by high pressure/high temperature treatment [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
Bandung Symposium on ASEAN University Network (AUN)- Kyoto University (KU) Student Mobility Program toward Human Security Development   24 Jun 2014   
Recent progress in biorefinery from lignocellulosics by supercritical/subcritical fluid science and technology [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
10th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries   5 Jun 2014   
Advanced bioethanol and biodiesel production by high pressure/high temperature treatment [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
Priority Research Center Program   26 Mar 2014   
Advanced biodiesel and bioethanol production by high pressure/high temperature treatment [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
6th Regional Conference on Chemical Engineering (6th RCCE)   3 Dec 2013   
Biodiesel feedstocks and its production methods in Asia [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
The 1st KORANET Biodiesel Workshop   24 Sep 2013   
High pressure/temperature treatment to produce bioethanol and biodiesel [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
6th International Symposium on High Pressure Processes Technology   9 Sep 2013   
Bioethanol production from lignocellulosics by acetic acid fermentation process [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
20th International Symposium on Alcohol Fuels (ISAF) -Alcohol fuels enabling sustainable future development   23 Mar 2013   
Advanced bioethanol production from lignocellulosics by acetic acid fermentation process [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
The 5th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Biotechnology: Biotechnology for Biorefinery   23 Jan 2013   
Bioethanol production from lignocellulosics by acetic acid fermentation process [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
9th Biomass-Asia Workshop “Role of Biomass as Renewable Energy” with Asia Biomass Office Conference   3 Dec 2012   
Bioethanol production from lignocellulosics with hot-compressed water treatment followed by acetic acid fermentation and hydrogenolysis [Invited]
Shiro Saka, Haruo Kawamoto, Kazuchika Yamauchi, Natthanon Phaiboonsilpa
Lignobiotech II Symposium   16 Oct 2012   
Thermochemical conversion of lignocellulosics to biofuels and biochemicals [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
3rd International Cellulose Conference (ICC2012)   10 Oct 2012   
Recent progress in lignocellulosic biorefinery by supercritical/subcritical fluid science and technology [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
15th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition (IBS 2012)   19 Sep 2012   
Technology innovation for the next generation biodiesel production [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
10th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids (ISSF 2012)   14 May 2012   
Present and future prospects of the next generation liquid biofuels [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
日本化学会第92春季年会(2012)   26 Mar 2012   
Current situations and future prospects of biofuels development in Japan
S. Saka
NSERC-JST Workshop on Clean Energy Research   14 Feb 2012   
Framing the issue: Clean energy R&D in the Japanese context from a viewpoint of bioenergy [Invited]
Saka, S
NSERC-JST Workshop on Clean Energy Research   14 Feb 2012   
Technology innovations in biofuels and biochemicals by thermochemical conversion [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
School of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang   27 Jan 2012   
Characterization of various biomass species for biorefinery applications [Invited]
Shiro Saka, Harifara Rabemanolontsoa
The 4th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Biotechnology: Emerging Technology for Green Engineering (RCBIO4)   26 Jan 2012   
Recent progress in non-catalytic biodiesel production by supercritical fluid technologies [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
The 6th Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference 2012 (PACCON2012) Chemistry beyond Boundaries   11 Jan 2012   
Current Situations and Future Prospects of the Liquid Biofuels [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
Seminar “Research Collaboration on Bioenergy Development for Sustainable Biomass Management”   7 Dec 2011   
Technology innovations in biofuels and biochemicals by thermochemical conversion [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
3rd International Congress on Green Process Engineering 2011 (GPE 2011)   6 Dec 2011   
Technology innovation for new biodiesel production
SAKA Shiro
The 5th Bio-energy & Biotechnology Symposium   2 Dec 2011   
Technology innovation for new biodiesel production without by-product of glycerol
SAKA Shiro
French-Japanese Seminar on Bioenergy(Seminaire Franco-Japonais sur les Bioenergies Ambassade de France au Japon・日仏セミナー バイオマスエネルギー   24 Oct 2011   
Biorefinery from lignocellulosics as progressed by supercritical fluid science and technology [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
The 2011 International Symposium on Provide Energy Potential of Biomass, The Experimental Forest   8 Jul 2011   National Taiwan University
Technology innovation for the 3rd generation biodiesel production [Invited]
SAKA Shiro
13th International Rapeseed Congress   5 Jun 2011   
Future prospects of biorefinery
Global Acetate Manufacturers Association (GAMA)のGeneral Assembly(総会)   29 Mar 2011   
Recent progress in biodiesel production by supercritical fluid technologies
The 3rd AUN/SEED Net Regional Conference in Biotechnology: Towards the Biotechnology Industry in the Region   3 Mar 2011   
Recent progress of biofuels in Japan
Bioenergy Australia 2010 Conference -Biomass for a Clean Energy Future-   8 Dec 2010   
Innovation technologies for the third generation biodiesel production
Bioenergy Australia 2010 Conference -Biomass for a Clean Energy Future-   8 Dec 2010   
Recent progress in biorefinery from lignocellulosics by supercritical fluid science and technology
The 3rd AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on New & Renewable Energy (RCNRE 3/2010)   13 Oct 2010   
Recent progress in biorefinery from lignocellulosics as introduced by supercritical fluid science and technology
BIT's 3rd World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology-2010 (ibio-2010)   25 Jul 2010   
A new process for biodiesel production using supercritical carboxylate ester
2nd International Congress on Biodiesel: The Science and The Technologies   15 Nov 2009   
Recent progress in biorefineries from lignocellulosics as introduced by supercritical fluid technologies
SNU Global Research Frontiership The 3rd Forum -Biofuel and Biorefinery from Lignocellulosics-   13 Nov 2009   
Biofuel science and technology: From first to second generation
28 Sep 2009   ノボザイムズ ジャパン㈱
Recent progress in second generation biofuels technology development
R'09 Twin World Congress   15 Sep 2009   
Biofuel technologies: From first to second generation
World Renewable Energy Congress 2009 -Asia the 3rd international conference on "Sustainable energy and environment (SEE 2009)   19 May 2009   
Cellulosic bioethanol in Japan
The 2nd Bio-energy Symposium Cellulosic Bio-energy   27 Mar 2009   
Latest technologies on biofuels
The 6th Asia Biomass Seminar(第6回アジア・バイオマスセミナー)   19 Mar 2009   
Recent progress in biorefineries as introduced by supercritical fluid science and technology
Project Workshop: Knouwledge Import from Outside EU on ADVAVCED BIOREFINERIES   29 Jan 2009   
Highlights in biofuels research in Japan and Malaysia
JSPS-VCC Comprehensive Seminar 2008   28 Nov 2008   
Second generation biofuel technology development in Japan
50 Golden Year of Friendship 2008, Indonesia-Japan Symposium   1 Nov 2008   
Pilot R&D work on non-catalytic supercritical biodiesel process, Bioenerg Workshop "Recent Developments on Biofuels"
Renewable Energy 2008, International Conference and Exhibition   13 Oct 2008   
Current progress of biodiesel in Japan
Renewable Energy 2008, International Conference and Exhibition   13 Oct 2008   
Chemical constituents of the different parts of the oil palm and their efficient utilization for sustainable development
International Conference on Oil Palm Biomass (ICOPB) 2008   20 Aug 2008   
Recent progress of biofuels in Japan for sustainable utilization
ASEAN COST+3: New Energy Forum for Sustainable Environment (NEFSE)   25 May 2008   
Recent progress in supercritical fluid science for biofuels and chemicals from biomass resources
SUPERGREEN 2007 (International Conference on Supercritical Fluids)   28 Nov 2007   Korean Society of Supercritical Fluids 主催
Biofuel,environment and new products from biomass(バイオフューエル、環境、バイオマスからの新製品)
Ⅴ International Brazil-Japan Workshop(第5回国際ブラジル-日本ワークショップ)   29 Oct 2007   UNICAMP―Campinas 大学等-ブラジル、日本側:岐阜大学、東京大学等 主催
Latest technologies of biomass/biofuel
The 2007 APP China-Japan New and Renewable Energy Seminar   4 Sep 2007   The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan主催
Current progress in supercritical fluid science for biofuel production from biomass resources
International Conference on Environment 2006   13 Nov 2006   
Recent progress in supercritical fluid science for biofuel production from biomass resources
The 2nd Kyoto-Erlangen Symposium on Advanced Energy and Materials   4 Oct 2006   
Biodiesel production: Current and future science and technology
第4回新・再生可能エネルギー研修   20 Jul 2006   
Recent progress in supercritical fluid science for biofuel production from biomass
Environment and bioenergy   16 Jul 2006   Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi
Production of biodiesel: Current and future science & technology, "Production of bioethanol: Current and future science & technology", "Supercritical fluid science and technology", "Energy and environment"
26 Jun 2006   
Recent progress in supercritical fluid science for biofuel production from woody biomass
The 1st International Conference on Energy Conversion and Efficient Utilization of Woody Biomass (CECUWB)   14 May 2006   
Recent progress ans prospects in supercritical fluid science for biofuel production from bioomass
North Carolina State University   3 May 2006   
Clean and green supercritical fluid technology for biomass to fuels and chemicals
The 2005 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (PACIFICHEM 2005)   15 Dec 2005   
Present situations and prospects on bioethanol and biodiesel in relation to Kyoto protocol
III Workshop International Brazil-Japan   23 Nov 2005   
The Asian ethanol market
2005 International Ethanol Conference   9 May 2005   
How raw materials influence the quality of cellulose diacetate
229th ACS National Meeting   14 Mar 2005   
Current progress in supercritical fluid technologies for biomass to biofuels and chemicals
Karlsruhe, Germany   20 Jan 2005   
Biodiesel production by non-catalytic supercritical methanol treatment
IEA Task 39 Workshop, 21COE Presymposium   13 Dec 2004   
Bioethanol production from lignocellulosics by supercritical water technology
IEA Task 39 Workshop, 21COE Presymposium   13 Dec 2004   
Antioxidant activity of lignin-fractions prepared from lignocellulosics using various pretreatment technologies
IEA Task 39 Workshop, 21COE Presymposium   13 Dec 2004   

Works

 
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, “Research for the Future" Program
1997 - 2001
「Estabilishment of COE on Sustainable-Energy System」in COE Program in the 21st Century
2002 - 2006

Research Grants & Projects

 
Chemical conversion of biomass to fuels and chemicals by supercritical fluids
Study on Wood-Inorganic Composites and their carbonization
Study on Cellulose Esters from Low-grade Dissolving Pulps
Research of Supercritical Fluid Science and Technology
Research of Efficient Utilization of Biomass

Patents

 
特開昭61-138791 : 粗リンターのアルカリ蒸解精製法
坂 志朗、紙田 章義
特開昭61-194288 : 粗リンターの湿式除塵法
坂 志朗、紙田 章義
特開昭63-068093 : 微生物生産セルロースの分離回収方法
坂 志朗、山下 治彦
特開2003-342289 : レボグルコサンの製造方法
Shiro Saka
国際公開番号WO/2003/106604 : Method for Producing Fatty Acid Alkyl Ester Composition
Shiro Saka
特開2005-270056 : 加水分解物中の発酵阻害物の除去方法
坂 志朗、宮藤 久士
国際公開番号WO/2004/108873 : Process for Production of Fatty Acid Ester Compositions
Shiro Saka, Toshihiko Fukuzono
特開2006-223152 : セルロース溶剤による溶解と加水分解の組合せによるバイオマス処理方法
坂 志朗、中森 研一
特開2007-039368 : 有機酸及びその製造方法
坂 志朗、坂口 誓哉
国際公開番号WO/2007/043567 : Method for Production of Fatty Acid Alkyl Ester
Shiro Saka
特開2008-163053 : 多糖類の解重合を抑制する方法
河本 晴雄、坂 志朗、齊藤 真也
国際公開番号WO/2010/016441 : Process for Producing Fatty Acid Alkyl Ester Composition, and Method for Treating Oil-and-Fat
Shiro Saka、Zul Ilham Bin Zulkiflee Lubes
特許第1926286号 : パルプの精製法
樋口 隆昌、棚橋 光彦、坂 志朗、船木 克典、石谷 和樹、中村 洋之
特許第2039960号 : 中空糸複合膜の製造方法
駒田 肇、坂 志朗、蔭山 貞夫
特許第2519965号 : スピーカー用振動板
Shiro Saka
特許第2061189号 : 酢酸セルロースの製造方法
横田 拓、中村 洋之、坂 志朗
特許第2538323号 : 酢酸セルロース
上田 一義、坂 志朗、森田 佳子
特許第2603829号 : バクテリアセルロース膜の乾燥法
坂 志朗、蔭山 貞夫、山下 治彦
特許第2962191号 : 改質木材の製造方法
坂 志朗、宮藤 久士、丹野 史枝、山本 昭、田中 正喜
特許第3144957号 : セルロース脂肪酸エステル及びその製造方法
坂 志朗、松村 裕之
特許第3360268号 : 防菌・防黴性無機質複合化木材の製造方法
坂 志朗、丹野 史枝、田中 正喜、山本 昭
特許第3755076号 : Composition produced by supercritical solvent treatment of biomass and method for production thereof
SAKA Shiro
特許第3797416号 : 木材処理用組成物及び複合化木材
坂 志朗、宮藤 久士、小梶 英樹、松村 和之
特許第3963639号 : 酸化チタン複合炭化物、その製造方法、及びそれによる化学物質の分解方法
SAKA Shiro
特許第3998477号 : セルロース複合体とその製造方法
坂 志朗、江原 克信、松江 雄二
特許第4052748号 : エステル組成物及び製造方
Shiro Saka
特許第4201910号 : 酸化チタン複合化バイオマス炭化物、その製造方法、及びそれによる化学物質の分解方法
Shiro Saka, Makoto Doi
特許第4224164号 : バッチ式超臨界水反応装置
佐々木 雅教、野田 洋二、坂 志朗
特許第4277603号 : 多糖類物質の加水分解方法
Shiro Saka, Lianzhen Lin
特許第4330839号 : グルコース及び/又は水溶性セロオリゴ糖の製造方法
坂 志朗、江原 克信、松江 雄二
特許第4349491号 : Process for producing fatty acid alkyl ester composition
S. Saka
特許第4683748号 : 超臨界水又は亜臨界水による被反応物質の反応装置
M. Ikegami; K. Kawabe
特許第4759227号 : バイオマスの分解・液化方法
Saka, S; Minami, E; Yamazaki, J; H. Kawamoto
特許第5058459号 : 脂肪酸アルキルエステルの製造方法
Saka, S; Minami, E
特許第5090676号 : 脂肪酸エステル組成物の製法
坂 志朗、山下 邦彦、岡田 尚記
特許第5101134号 : 熱可塑性木質系バイオ材料の製造方法及び熱可塑性木質系バイオ材料
Saka, S
特許US 8409832 : Method for producing acetic acid using anaerobic microorganism and method for producing bioethanol
Shiro Saka, Hisashi Miyafuji, Yoshihito Kohara, Haruo Kawamoto
特許第5454996号 : Process for producing fatty acid alkyl ester composition, and method for treating oil-and-fat
Shiro Saka、Zul Ilham Bin Zulkiflee Lubes
特許第5498005号 : 有機酸を経由したアルコール類の製造方法
世良 豊、冨山 茂男、坂 志朗、宮藤 久士、河本 晴雄
特許第5649174号 : 脂肪酸アルキルエステルの製造方法および油脂類の処理方法
S. Saka; Z. Ilham
特許第5675220号 : Method for Producing Acetic Acid Using Anaerobic Microorganism and Method for Producing Bioethanol
Shiro Saka, Hisashi Miyafuji, Yoshihito Kohara, Haruo Kawamoto