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Yokohama National University
Faculty of Engineering Division of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
Doctor of Engineering(Yokohama National University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2005
Mar 2008
KFPT Core Research Center, Kyoto Prefecture Collaboration of Regional Entities, Keihanna Interaction Plaza Inc.


Department of Functional Development Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Yokohama National University
Department of Material Engineering, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Yokohama National University
Depertment of Material Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Yokohama National University

Committee Memberships

Apr 2015
Mar 2017
Association of Fuel Cells, The Electrochemical Society of Japan  Secretary general
Feb 2013
ECSJ Industrial Electrolysis and Electrochemical Engineering  Chief of Secretariat
Mar 2010
Mar 2012
The Electrochemical Society of Japan (ECSJ) Kanto Branch  manager

Awards & Honors

Nov 2007
The Best Presentation Award of Electrochemical Society (ECS) at ECS 212th Meeting.

Published Papers

Akimitsu Ishihara, Chumeng Wu, Takaaki Nagai, Koji Ohara, Kengo Nakada, Koichi Matsuzawa, Teko Napporn, Masazumi Arao, Yoshiyuki Kuroda, Satoshi Tominaka, Shigenori Mitsushima, Hideto Imai, Ken-ichiro Ota
Electrochimica Acta   283 1779-1788   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Kenichiro Ota, Junji Hirata,Takaaki Nagai,Masazumi Arao,Masashi Matsumoto,Yoshiyuki Kuroda,Koichi Matsuzawa,Hideto Imai,Shigenori Mitsushima,Akimitsu Ishihara
ECS Trans   86(13) 549-558   2018   [Refereed]
Mitsuharu Chisaka, Akimitsu Ishihara, Hiroyuki Morioka, Takaaki Nagai, Shihong Yin, Yoshiro Ohgi, Koichi Matsuzawa, Shigenori Mitsushima,Ken-ichiro Ota
ACS Omega   2(2) 678-684   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Kenichiro Ota, Takaaki Nagai, Takashi Miyazaki, Masashi Matsumoto, Koichi Matsuzawa, Shigenori Mitsushima, Hideto Imai,Akimitsu Ishihara
ECS Transactions   77(11) 1465-1472   2017
Naoki Uehara, Akimitsu Ishihara, Masashi Matsumoto, Hideto Imai, Yuji Kohno, Koichi Matsuzawa, Shigenori Mitsushima and Ken-ichiro Ota
Electrochimica Acta   182 789-794   Nov 2015   [Refereed]


Overview of Water Electrolysis
The Journal of Fuel Cell Technology   16(4) 11-16   Apr 2017   [Invited]
Why now so much focus on Hydrogen energy?
Koichi Matsuzawa
Smart Grid   5(1) 3-7   Jan 2015   [Invited]

Books etc

Ken-ichiro Ota, Shigenori Mitsushima, Koichi Matsuzawa, Akimitsu Ishihara (Part:Joint Work, Assessing the environmental impact of hydrogen energy production)
Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge   Jul 2014   ISBN:9780857097682

Conference Activities & Talks

Prospective of hydrogen energy and its application
K. Matsuzawa
The 2nd Foreign Technical Training Programme at YNU for Anna University and Government Engineering Colleges of Tamil Nadu   Jun 2018   
K. Matsuzawa, "Prospective of hydrogen energy and its application", FTTP2018, July. 2018 (Lecture).
Catalytic Activity of Zirconia on Zirconium for Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Alkaline Solution
K. Matsuzawa, A. Ishihara, A. Oishi, Y. Kuroda, S. Mitsushima, K. Ota
IUMRS-ICAM 2017   30 Aug 2017   
Activity of Zirconia on Zirconium for Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Alkaline Solution
K. Matsuzawa, A. Ishihara, A. Oishi, Y. Kuroda, S. Mitsushima, K. Ota
WHTC-2017   Jul 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Fabrication of innovative cathode electrocatalyst with extreme high durability for fuel cell vehicle
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2020