HORI Kenji

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HORI Kenji
Yamaguchi University
Fine Chemistry Graduate School of Science and Engineering Materials Science and Engineering(Engineering) Graduate School of Science and Engineering(Engineering) YAMAGUCHI UNIVERSITY
Job title
Doctor of Engineering(Kyoto University), Master of Engineering(Kyoto University)
Other affiliation
Institute for Fundamental Organic ChemistryYamaguchi UniversityYamaguchi University
Research funding number

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Professor, Graduate School of Science and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University
Apr 2016
Trustee, Vice President, Yamaguchi University
Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Director, Graduate School of Science and Engineering(Engineering), YAMAGUCHI UNIVERSITY
Apr 2010
Mar 2014
Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, YAMAGUCHI UNIVERSITY
Apr 2006
Mar 2016
Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering(Engineering), YAMAGUCHI UNIVERSITY
Aug 2000
Mar 2006
Professor, Faculty of Enginnering, Yamaguchi University
Apr 1998
Jul 2000
Associate Professor, Department of Applied chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Enginnering, Yamaguchi University
Apr 1995
Mar 1998
Associate Professor, Institute for Fundamental Organic Chemistry, Kyushu University
Nov 1985
Mar 1995
Associate Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Yamaguchi University
Apr 1986
Mar 1988
Postdoctral student, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York
Apr 1973
Oct 1985
Lecturer, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Yamaguchi University


Apr 1979
Mar 1983
Division of Hydrocarbon Chemistry, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Kyoto University
Apr 1977
Mar 1979
Division of Hydrocarbon Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
Apr 1973
Mar 1977
Synthetic Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Kumamoto University

Published Papers

Toru Yamaguchi, Hidetaka Yamada, Kenji Hori
Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu   43(2) 111-116   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan.Understanding the behavior of complicated reactions is crucial to the design of efficient reaction processes in the chemical engineering field. Theoretical calculations now have greater ability to an...
Nobutsugu Hamamoto, Hiromitsu Sonoda, Michinori Sumimoto, Kenji Hori, Hitoshi Fujimoto
RSC Advances   7 8646-8653   Jan 2017
© The Royal Society of Chemistry.Lead(ii) phthalocyanine (PbPc) crystallises into two modifications of monoclinic and triclinic systems. In order to investigate the solid state electronic structures, we calculated three model dimers and two model ...
Atsushi Goto, Shohei Sanada, Lin Lei, Kenji Hori
Macromolecules   49(7) 2511-2517   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Kenji Hori, Michinori Sumimoto, Toshihiro Murafuji
AIP Conference Proceedings   1702    Dec 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 AIP Publishing LLC.We have been investigating "quantum chemistry-assisted synthesis route development" using in silico screenings and applied the method to several targets. Another example was conducted to develop synthesis routes for a ure...
眞田昭平, 黒田隆明, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次
J Comput Aided Chem (Web)   16 30-38   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Michinori Sumimoto, Yukio Kawashima, Kenji Hori, Hitoshi Fujimoto
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics   17 6478-6483   Mar 2015
© the Owner Societies 2015.We report the results of theoretical calculations on the optimized structures and relative energies between the D4d and D2 symmetry structures for double-decker type phthalocyanine compounds, Ti(Pc)2, Ti(Pc)2+, Sn(Pc)2, ...
Tsukasa Takaiwa, Atsushi Koyama, Yoshihide Nagaishi, Kiyohiko Nakajima, Michinori Sumimoto, Kenji Hori, Susumu Matsuzaki, Hitoshi Fujimoto
Journal of Molecular Structure   1083 260-267   Mar 2015
© 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.Reaction between 2,3,5,6-tetramethyl-p-phenylenediamine (DDA) and bromanil (BA) gave two different crystalline products, needle-like and block-shaped crystals. The former was an alternate-stack 1:1 charge-t...
The Effective Catalyst (Cobalt Salt/Lewis Acid) for Beckmann Rearrangement of Cycloalkanone Oximes to Lactams under Mild Conditions.
M. Komeda, A. Ozaki, K. Hayashi, M. Sumimoto, K. Hori, T. Sugimoto, H. Yamamoto
Int. J. Org. Chem.,   5 57-62   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Environmental Load Process for the Beckmann Rearrangement of Cycloalkanone Oximes by Bronsted Acid Catalyst with Cobalt Salts
H. Yamamoto, M. Komeda, A. Ozaki, M. Sumimoto, K. Hori, T. Sugimoto
Int. J. Org. Chem.,   5 147-152   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Theoretical Study on Pd-Catalyzed Acylation of Allylic Esters with Acylsilanes and Acylstannanes,
S. Sanada, M. Sumimoto*, K. Hori*
Int. J. Org. Chem.,   5 246-255   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
S. Nobusue, A. Shimizu, K. Hori, I. Hisaki, M. Miyata, Y. Tobe
52 4184-4188   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Oxidative and Cyclodimerization of Dehydrobenzo[14]annulenes Induced by Alkyllithium.
S. Nobusue, A. Shimizu, K. Hori, I. Hisaki, M. Miyata, Y. Tobe
Angew.Chem.Int.Ed.,   52 1-6   2013   [Refereed]
H. Yamamoto, T. Yamaguchi, K. Yoshimura, M. Sumimoto, K. Hori
Journal of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan   70 722-730   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
M. Sumimoto, D. Yokogawa, Y. Kawashima, K. Hori, H. Fujimoto
Spectrochim. Acta A,   91 118-125   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Sumimoto M, Honda T, Kawashima Y, Hori K, Fujimoto H
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003)   41(23) 7141-7150   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
T. Kaweetirawatt, T. Yamaguchi, S. Hayashiyama, M. Sumimoto, A. Kamimura, K. Hori
RSC Advances   2 8402-8409   2012   [Refereed]
T. Kaweetirawatt, Y. Kokita, S. Iwai, M. Sumimoto, K. Hori,
Chem. Phys. Letter   547 97-102   2012   [Refereed]
M. Sumimoto, T. Kuroda, D. Yokogawa, H. Yamamoto, K. Hori
J. Organomet. Chem.,   710 26-35   2012   [Refereed]
K. Yoshimura, K. Okano, R. Ishikawa, H. Yamamoto, M. Sumimoto and K. Hori,
J. Phys. Org. Chem.,   25(5) 394-399   2012   [Refereed]
(18) T. Honda, Y. Ohya, M. Sumimoto, T. Moriguchi, K. Hori, H. Fujimoto
Chem. Phys.   407 110-114   2012   [Refereed]


比嘉充, 堀憲次, 上村明男, 遠藤宣隆, 安川政宏
ソルト・サイエンス研究財団助成研究報告集 1 理工学編   2016 165‐174   Mar 2018
比嘉充, 堀憲次, 上村明男, 遠藤宣隆
ソルト・サイエンス研究財団助成研究報告集 1 理工学編   2015 193‐202   Mar 2017

Books etc

K. Hori, H. Yamamoto (Part:Joint Work)
Maruzen   Apr 2006   ISBN:4621077147

Conference Activities & Talks

山口徹, 山田秀尚, 眞田昭平, 堀憲次
化学工学会年会研究発表講演要旨集(CD-ROM)   13 Mar 2019   
西川郁哉, 坂下啓一, 岩井志帆, 堀憲次
日本化学会春季年会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   1 Mar 2019   
山口徹, 山田秀尚, 眞田昭平, 藤原崇幸, 堀憲次
化学工学会秋季大会研究発表講演要旨集(CD-ROM)   18 Sep 2018   
ケモインフォマティクス討論会予稿集(Web)   2018   
山口徹, 山口徹, 村藤俊宏, 隅本倫徳, 山崎鈴子, 堀憲次
ケモインフォマティクス討論会予稿集(Web)   2018   
山口徹, 山田秀尚, 藤原崇幸, 堀憲次
化学工学会年会研究発表講演要旨集(CD-ROM)   6 Mar 2017   
山口徹, 眞田昭平, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次
ケモインフォマティクス討論会予稿集(Web)   2017   
ケモインフォマティクス討論会予稿集(Web)   2017   
山田和, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次
ケモインフォマティクス討論会予稿集(Web)   2017   
濱本信次, 森崇彰, 上田大樹, 荒江祥永, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次, 入江亮, 藤本斉
複素環化学討論会講演要旨集   9 Sep 2016   
薗田浩光, 濱本信次, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次, 藤本斉
化学関連支部合同九州大会・外国人研究者交流国際シンポジウム講演予稿集   2 Jul 2016   
高梨恵一, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次, 藤本斉
化学関連支部合同九州大会・外国人研究者交流国際シンポジウム講演予稿集   2 Jul 2016   
山口徹, 山田秀尚, 藤原崇幸, 堀憲次
化学工学会年会研究発表講演要旨集(CD-ROM)   13 Mar 2016   
比嘉充, 堀憲次, 上村明男, 遠藤宣隆
ソルト・サイエンス研究財団助成研究報告集 1 理工学編   Mar 2016   
濱本信次, 薗田浩光, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次, 藤本斉
分子科学討論会講演プログラム&要旨(Web)   2016   
Hori Kenji
Proceedings of the Symposium on Chemoinformatics   Oct 2016   
We have been developing QMRDB (Quantum Mechanical calculation Results Data Base) to reuse results of theoretical calculations for further investigations and educations in molecular chemistry. QMRDB uses the PostgreSQL program for data handling and...
吉原幸平, 岩井志帆, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次
日本化学会中国四国支部大会講演要旨集   7 Nov 2015   
濱本桂介, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次
日本化学会中国四国支部大会講演要旨集   7 Nov 2015   
田口博文, 隅本倫徳, 堀憲次
日本化学会中国四国支部大会講演要旨集   7 Nov 2015   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

国立研究開発法人科学技術振興機構: 戦略的創造研究推進事業 チーム型研究(CREST)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): HORI Kenji
Japan Science and Technology Agency: JST大学発ベンチャー創出事業
Project Year: Oct 2007 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): HORI Kenji
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: 科学研究費補助金
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): HORI Kenji
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: 科学研究費補助金
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Mar 2004    Investigator(s): HORI Kenji


From 2006, We have been investigating solvent effects for chemical reactions. We has already published six papers in these journals. Especially, a pictures of the paper (5) was adopted as the preface of the journal.
(1) RCS advances, 2, 8402(2012).
(2) Chem. Phys. Lett., 547, 97(2012).
(3) J. Phys. Org. Chem., DOI: 10.1002/poc.2944
(4) J. Comp. Chem., 32, 778 (2011)
(5) J. Comput. Aided Chem., 9, 62 (2008)
(6) Chem. Phys. Lett., 460, 331(2008).
The latest paper was published in Molecule, 15, 8289-8304 (2010). A review of series of studies are summarized in Journal of Syntheitc Chemistry, Japan, 2012,70, 722-730.