SHIMIZU Yasuhiro

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SHIMIZU Yasuhiro
Nagasaki University
Graduate school of Engineering
Job title
Doctor (Enginneering)(Kyushu University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

 Others,Division of Materials and Chemical Research,Faculty of Engineering,Nagasaki University
 Others,Faculty of Engineering,Nagasaki University
 Others,Faculty of Engineering,Nagasaki University
 Associate Professor,Graduate School of Science and Technology,Nagasaki University
 Professor,Faculty of Engineering,Nagasaki University
 Associate Professor,Faculty of Engineering,Nagasaki University
 Others,Italy, University of Roma "Tor Vergata"
 Visiting Researcher,Germany, University of Tübingen
 Visiting Researcher,U. S. A., The Pennsylvania State University
 Visiting Researcher,U. S. A., Naval Ocean Systems Center


Department of Materials Science and Technology, Graduate School, Division of Integrated Science and Engineering, Kyushu University
Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University

Committee Memberships

The International Society for Olfaction and Chemical Sensing  Steering Committee Member

Awards & Honors

2009 Science prize of the Electrochemical Society of Japan
2005 Distinguished Paper Award of the Electrochemical Society of Japan
2001 Seiyama Award of the Japan Association of Chemica Sensors
2001 Distinguished Paper Award of the Electrochemical Society of Japan
1992 Award (Sano Award) of the Electrochemical Society of Japan for a young distinguished researcher

Published Papers

Taro Ueda, Takuya Maeda, Zhendong Huang, Kotono Higuchi, Kuniyuki Izawa, Kai Kamada, Takeo Hyodo, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical   273 826-833   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 WO3-based semiconductor-type gas sensors were fabricated, and their sensing properties to methylmercaptan (CH3SH) were examined in this study. The Ru loading on WO3was an effective way of an increase in the CH3SH response. In addition, the ...
Akane Yamada, Kai Kamada, Taro Ueda, Takeo Hyodo, Yasuhiro Shimizu, Nobuaki Soh
RSC Advances   8 20347-20352   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 The Royal Society of Chemistry. The present study reports the effects of binding of lipase, which is an inexpensive digestive enzyme (candida antarctica lipase) that catalyzes the hydrolysis reaction and is frequently utilized for artificia...
Takeo Hyodo, Naoki Morinaga, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Chemosensors   6(1) 7   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 by the authors. CO-sensing properties of diode-type sensors employing an anodized TiO2film and noble-metal (M) electrodes (M/TiO2sensor, M: Pd, Pt, and Pd-nPt, n: the amount of Pt (wt %) in the Pd-nPt electrode) were investigated at 50-250 ...
Takeo Hyodo, Kaoru Urata, Kai Kamada, Taro Ueda, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical   253 630-640   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. NO2-sensing properties of typical oxide (SnO2, In2O3, or WO3)-based semiconductor gas sensors were measured at 30 °C with and without UV-light irradiation (main wavelength: 365 nm), and effects of noble-metal (Pd or Pt) loadin...
Taro Ueda, Hironari Abe, Kai Kamada, Sean R. Bishop, Harry L. Tuller, Takeo Hyodo, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical   252 268-276   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. In this study, YSZ-based potentiometric gas sensors of the type Au*/YSZ/Pt, where Au* represents either dense (d-Au), porous Au (p-Au) or porous Au/4MOx (4 wt% CeO2, Gd2O3, La2O3, Pr6O11, Sm2O3, Pr0.1Ce0.9O2or Ce0.8Zr0.2O2) co...
Takeo Hyodo, Eriko Fujii, Keijiro Ishida, Taro Ueda, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical   244 992-1003   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
� 2017 Elsevier B.V. NO2-sensing properties of porous In2O3powders prepared by ultrasonic-spray pyrolysis employing self-synthesized polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microspheres as a template have been investigated in this study. The PMMA microsph...
Taro Ueda, Hirotaka Takeda, Kai Kamada, Takeo Hyodo, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Electrochemistry   85(4) 174-178   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
© The Electrochemical Society of Japan, All rights reserved. NASICON (Na3Zr2Si2PO12)-based solid electrolyte-type sensors equipped with various metal oxides (MO)-added Pt sensing electrode (SE, Pt(nMO) (n: MO additive amount in wt%) and Pt counter...
Taro Ueda, Miyuki Sakai, Kai Kamada, Takeo Hyodo, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical   237 247-255   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 Elsevier B.V. NO2sensing properties of yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ)-based gas sensors attached with various kinds of single-layered or NiO-based hetero-layered sensing electrodes (SE) have been examined in the operating temperature rang...
Takeo Hyodo, Takuya Kaino, Taro Ueda, Kuniyuki Izawa, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Sensors and Materials   28(11) 1179-1189   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
© MYU K.K. Micro gas sensors fabricated with WO3 loaded with and without a noble metal and/or NiO as a sensing material were operated in dynamic temperature modulation mode with sinusoidal modulation of Pt-heater voltage [low voltage: 0 V for RT, ...
T. Hyodo, W. Sakata, K. Kamada, T. Ueda, Y. Shimizu
ECS Transactions   75 115-122   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
© The Electrochemical Society. Diode-type gas sensors employing an anodized TiO2film and Pt electrodes modified with and without a small amount of Au (Au/Pt/TiO2and Pt/TiO2, respectively) have been fabricated, and their H2-sensing properties have ...


田村 真治, 清水 康博, 兵頭 健生, 清水 陽一, 松口 正信, 吉信 達夫, 伊藤 敏雄, 木田 徹也, 井上(安田) 久美, 三林 浩二, 飯谷 健太, 末松 昂一, 石田 寛, 安川 智之, 久保 いづみ
Chemical sensors = 化学センサ   34(1) 14-22   Mar 2018
上田太郎, 大隅祐李, 鎌田海, 兵頭健生, 清水康博
Chemical Sensors   33(Supplement B) 1‐3   Sep 2017
高森まり, 上田太郎, 鎌田海, 兵頭健生, 清水康博
Chemical Sensors   33(Supplement B) 7‐9-9   Sep 2017
兵頭健生, 永江和徳, 笹原隆彦, 鎌田海, 上田太郎, 清水康博
Chemical Sensors   33(Supplement B) 31‐33-33   Sep 2017
兵頭健生, 清水康博
セラミックス   52(8) 551‐554   Aug 2017
兵頭 健生, 清水 康博
Ceramics Japan = セラミックス : bulletin of the Ceramic Society of Japan   52(8) 551-554   Aug 2017
上田太郎, HUANG Zhendong, 樋口琴乃, 井澤邦之, 鎌田海, 兵頭健生, 清水康博
Chemical Sensors   33(Supplement A) 1‐3   Mar 2017
兵頭健生, 岩永梓, 浦田薫, 石田圭司郎, 鎌田海, 上田太郎, 清水康博
Chemical Sensors   33(Supplement A) 4-6   Mar 2017
空気清浄   54(1) 3‐9-9   May 2016
兵頭健生, 五島駿幸, 高森まり, 井澤邦之, 鎌田海, 上田太郎, 清水康博
Chemical Sensors   32(Supplement A) 153‐155-155   Mar 2016

Books etc

Preface, Proceedings of the Tenth International Meeting on Chemical Sensors
Sensors, Sensors and Actuators B 108(1-2)   2005   
Sensitization of Odor Semiconductor Gas Sensors by Employing a Heterolayer Stucture
Sensors Update, Survey of Current Sensor Research in Japan, Vol. 6, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany, pp.211-229   1999   
AlN Ceramics Prepared by Aqueous Colloidal Processing
Ceramic Processing Science and Technology, Ceramic Transactions, Eds. H. Hausner, G. L. Messing, S. Hirano   1995   
Semiconductor Trimethylamine Sensors to Detect Fish Freshness
Chemical Sensor Technology, Vol. 5, Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan pp.237-254   1994   
Gas-Sensing Characteristics of Oxide Whiskers
Chemical Sensor Technology, Vol. 3, Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan pp.1-17   1991   
Air/Fuel Ratio Sensors Using Perovskite-Type Oxides
Chemical Sensor Technology, Vol. 2, Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan pp.83-98   1989   
Humidity Sensors: Principles and Applications
Sensors and Actuators - State of the Art of Sensor Research and Development -, Eds. S. Middlehoek and J. Van der Spiegel, Elesevier Sequoia, Lausanne, Switzerland pp.379-398   1987   

Conference Activities & Talks

Gas Sensor Technology for Global Health
SHIMIZU Yasuhiro
NU WISE Programme Kick-off Symposium   9 Mar 2019   
Adsorption/combustion-type micro VOC sensors: A study based on catalytic combustion and adsorption/desorption behavior of VOCs
Takeo Hyodo, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Sino-German Symposium on Intelligent Gas Sensors: Principles and Applications   4 Dec 2018   
Challenges for the Development of Toxic Gas Sensors by Employing Semiconductors and Solid Electrolytes
Yasuhiro Shimizu
The 17th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS 2018)   19 Jul 2018   
VOC Sensing Properties of YSZ-Based Gas Sensors Attached with Au-Based Electrodes Prepared by a Drop-Coating Method
Taro Ueda, Satoshi Ono, Takayuki Suzuki, Kai Kamada, Takeo Hyodo, Yasuhiro Shimizu
The 17th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS 2018)   17 Jul 2018   
Highly sensitive and selective hydrogen sensing utilizing an interface between noble metal and anodized titania
Takeo Hyodo, Yasuhiro Shimizu
The 14th International Ceramics Congress (in 14th International Conference on Modern Materials and Technologies (CIMTEC2018))   5 Jun 2018   
Potentiometric carbon monoxide sensors employing anion-conducting polymer electrolyte and oxide-based sensing electrodes
Takeo Hyodo, Mari Takamori, Kai Kamada, Taro Ueda, and Yasuhiro Shimizu
The 22nd Topical Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry   16 Apr 2018   
High CO Sensing Performance of Solid Electrolyte Gas Sensors Operable at Room-Temperature by Designing of Electrode Materials
Yasuhiro Shimizu
Research Center for the Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Santo Tomas   5 Jan 2018   
Several Approaches for Improving Sensig Properties of Semiconductor Gas Sensor by Controlling Gas Diffusivity and Reactivity
Yasuhiro Shimizu, Takeo Hyodo
International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNN2017)   23 Sep 2017   
田川光帆, 鎌田海, 上田太郎, 兵頭健生, 清水康博
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   3 Jul 2017   
岩崎翔太, 上田太郎, 鎌田海, 兵頭健生, 清水康博
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   3 Jul 2017   


Study on H2 Gas Sensors Fabricated with Nanostructured Materials Prepared by Anodic Oxidation
2005 - 2006
Study on Sensing Mechanism of CO2 Gas Sensors and Improvement of Senising Properties by Design of Electrode Structure
2005 - 2006
Measurement of blood composition (blood-suger levels) by laser
2004 - 2005
Control of Meso- and Macro-porous Structure of Semiconductor Metal Oxides for Gas Sensor Application
Decomposition of Dioxin-related Compounds by Microwaveinduced N2 Plasma under Atmospheric Pressure
2001 - 2002
SnO2-based Varistor-type Gas Sensors
1998 - 2001
Study on Gas Sensing Mechanism of Varistor-type Gas Sensors
Fabrication of Solid Electrolyte Thin Films on the Surface of Porous Mullite Ceramics
1993 - 1994

Research Grants & Projects

Design and Processing of Ceramic Hollow Microspheres and Composites&0d0a;
Ordinary Research
Project Year: 1999 - 2010
System Design for Decomposing Environmental Pollutants by Microwave-Induced Plasma Generated under Atmospheric Pressure
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 1993 - 2005
Design and Processing of Hybrid Interface between Ceramics and Organic Molecules for Creating New Functional Materials
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 1989 - 2005
Control of Gas Reactivity and Diffusivity in Semiconductor Gas Sensors by Employing a Slide-Off Transfer Printing Method
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 1989 - 2005
Improvement of Sensing Properties of Diode-type Hydeogen Sensor by Controlling Microstructure at Interface between Electrode and Oxide Film
Ordinary Research
Project Year: 2000   
Preparation of Thermally Stable Meso- and Macroporous Ceramics for Electrochemical Applications
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2000   


特許US 9,939,404 B2 : CO Sensors Having Electromotive Force Response
Y. Shimizu, T. Hyodo, T. Ueda, H. Takeda, K. Kamada