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Hiroshima University
Doctor of Engineering(Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
Research funding number


My research topic is development of novel hybridmaterials via fusion of function and structure of multiple components of organic and/or inorganic materials.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Feb 2003
Mar 2004
Researcher, The University of Melbourne
Apr 2004
Mar 2006
Special Postdoctoral Researcher, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Apr 2006
Mar 2007
Research Associate, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
Apr 2007
Dec 2011
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
Jan 2012
Mar 2014
Assistant Professor, Institute of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Apr 2014
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Aug 2014
Jul 2016
Program Officer, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology


Apr 2000
Sep 2002
Graduate School of Materials Science, Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Apr 1998
Mar 2000
Graduate School of Materials Science, Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Apr 1994
Mar 1998
Department of Applied Materials Science, School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University

Committee Memberships

Sep 2017
Mar 2018
International Sol-Gel Society  The Board of Director
Apr 2018
Mar 2019
International Sol-Gel Society  The Board of Director
Sep 2017
Mar 2018
International Sol-Gel Society  Secretariat
Apr 2018
Mar 2019
International Sol-Gel Society  Secretariat

Published Papers

Chemical Functions of Nanocomposite Materials Formed wirh Photocatalyst Nanoparticles Surrounded by Mesoporous Silica
Kei Inuamru; Kiyofumi Katagiri
Journal of the Society of Inorganic Materials, Japan   25(394) 156-161   May 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Katagiri, Kiyofumi; Uemura, Kensuke; Uesugi, Ryo; Inumaru, Kei; Seki, Takahiro; Takeoka, Yukikazu
RSC ADVANCES   8(20) 10776-10784   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
In recent years, colloidal arrays of submicrometer-sized monodisperse particles used as structurally colored coatings have drawn great attention due to their non-bleaching properties and low impact on human health and the environment. In this pape...
Akune, Takayuki; Morita, Yusuke; Shirakawa, Shinya; Katagiri, Kiyofumi; Inumaru, Kei
LANGMUIR   34(1) 23-29   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
The catalytic activity of zirconium oxide (ZrO2) nanocrystals for the reaction of carbon dioxide (CO2) with methanol to form dimethylcarbonate (DMC) was investigated. ZrO2 nanocrystals prepared by hydrothermal synthesis at various temperatures wer...
Katagiri, Kiyofumi; Shishijima, Yoshinori; Koumoto, Kunihito; Inumaru, Kei
JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY   18(1) 110-115   Jan 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
pH-Responsive smart capsules were developed by the layer-by-layer assembly with a colloid-templating technique. Polystyrene (PS) particles were employed as core templates. Acid-soluble inorganic nanosheets were prepared from Mg-Al layered double h...
Katagiri, Kiyofumi; Narahara, Masaya; Sako, Kaori; Inumaru, Kei
JOURNAL OF SOL-GEL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   84(1) 110-117   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
The formation mechanism of SiO2 shells on oleate-modified inorganic nanoparticles by a reverse microemulsion method was investigated by dynamic light scattering measurements. Changes in the hydrodynamic diameter upon addition of the nonionic surfa...

Books etc

Handbook of Advanced Ceramics, Second Edition: Materials, Applications, Processing and Properties
Kiyofumi Katagiri and Kunihito Koumoto (Part:Joint Work)
Academic Press   May 2013   ISBN:978-0-12-385469-8
Nanospace Materials Handbook
Kei Inumaru, Kiyofumi Katagiri (Part:Joint Work)
NTS Inc.   Feb 2016   ISBN:978-4-86043-433-5
Current Status of Sol-Gel Technology
Kiyofumi Katagiri
Jul 2017   ISBN:978-4-7813-1258-3
Kiyofumi Katagiri
Elsevier   Oct 2016   ISBN:9780323378291

Conference Activities & Talks

Arrayal of black and white particles as colorful coatings by electrophoretic deposition [Invited]
Kiyofumi Katagiri
3rd International Conference NANOAPP 2017   15 Jun 2017   Institute for Environmental Protection and Sensors Ltd.
Preparation of Structurally Colored Coating Films by Cathodic Electrophoretic Deposition Using Polycation
Kensuke Uemura, Yukikazu Takeoka, Kiyofumi Katagiri, Kei Inumaru
15th Meeting, The Japanese Sol-Gel Society   8 Aug 2017   Japanese Sol-Gel Society
Structurally Colored Coating Films Composed of Monodispersed SiO2 Particles via Electrophoretic Deposition
Kiyofumi Katagiri, Kensuke Uemura, Yuuki Tanaka, Kei Inumaru, Yukikazu Takeoka
The 19th International Sol-Gel Conference   4 Sep 2017   International Sol-Gel Society
Coloration property and characterization of structural color coating films prepared via cathodic electrophoretic deposition of monodispersed SiO2 particles
Kensuke Uemura, Ryo Uesugi, Kiyofumi Katagiri, Kei inumaru, Yukikazu Takeoka, Tetsuo Uchikoshi,
The Ceramic Society of Japan, The 30th Fall Meet   21 Sep 2017   The Ceramic Society of Japan
Synthesis of perovskite-type oxynitrides using urea and water-soluble metallic complex as precursors
Ryoki Okada, Kiyofumi Katagiri, Kei Inumaru
The Ceramic Society of Japan, The 30th Fall Meeting   21 Sep 2017   The Ceramic Society of Japan

Research Grants & Projects

JSPS: KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B))
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020
JSPS: KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Kiyofumi Katagiri