UMEMURA Kenji

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Name
UMEMURA Kenji
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere
Job title
Assistant Professor
Degree
Doctor(Kyoto University)

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1996
wood engineering, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 

Published Papers

 
Mechanical Properties and Biological Performance of Particle Board Made of Sendan (Melia azedarach)
91. Mayumi Utsumi, Koji Murata, Kenji Umemura, Tsuyoshi Yoshimura, Kazuo Hattori, and Masashi Nakamura
BioResources   14(2) 4100-4109   2019   [Refereed]
Zhongyuan Zhao, Shin Hayashi, Wei Xu, Zhihui Wu, Min Zhang, Soichi Tanaka, Shijing Sun, Kozo Kanayama, Kenji Umemura
Polymer   10(11) 1251   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Zhao Zhongyuan, Miao Yanfeng, Yang Ziqian, Wang Hua, Sang Ruijuan, Fu Yanchun, Huang Caoxing, Wu Zhihui, Zhang Min, Sun Shijing, Umemura Kenji, Yong Qiang
POLYMERS   10(6)    Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Nakagawa Miyuki, Kimura Akitaka, Umemura Kenji, Kawai Shuichi
JOURNAL OF WOOD SCIENCE   64(3) 318-325   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Effects of Sulfuric Acid on the Curing Behavior of Tannin-Sucrose Adhesive
Zhongyuan Zhao, Yanfeng Miao, Ziqian Yang, Hua Wang, Ruijuan Sang, Yanchun Fu, Caoxing Huang, Zhihui Wu, Min Zhang, Kenji Umemura, Qiang Yong
Polymer   10(6) 651   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Marcon Bertrand, Goli Giacomo, Matsuo-Ueda Miyuki, Denaud Louis, Umemura Kenji, Gril Joseph, Kawai Shuichi
IFOREST-BIOGEOSCIENCES AND FORESTRY   11 131-139   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Studies on the Curing Characteristics of Wood Adhesives and the Development of New Bio-based Wood Adhesives
UMEMURA Kenji
Journal of The Adhesion Society of Japan   54(2) 7-14   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Ragil Widyorini, Kenji Umemura, Alfredo Septiano, Dayu Kemalasari Soraya, Greitta Kusuma Dewi, Widyanto Dwi Nugroho
BioResources   13(4) 8662-8676   2018   [Refereed]
Cihat Tascioglu, Kenji Umemura, Tsuyoshi Yoshmiura
Composites Part B   137 123-128   2018   [Refereed]
Kenji Umemura, Shin Hayashi, Soichi Tanaka, Kozo Kanayama
Journal of The Adhesion Society of Japan   53(4) 112-117   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Cihat Tascioglu, Kenji Umemura, Sukma Surya Kusuma, Tsuyoshi Yoshimura
Journal of wood science   63 652-657   2017   [Refereed]
Shohei Kajikawaa, Masaya Horikoshi, Soichi Tanaka, Kenji Umemura, Kozo Kanayama
Procedia Engineering   207 113-118   2017   [Refereed]
Soichi Tanaka, Masako Seki, Tsunehisa Miki, Kenji Umemura, Kozo Kanayama
J. Wood Sci.   63 263-270   2017   [Refereed]
Sukma S. Kusumah, Arinana Arinana, Yusuf S. Hadi, Ikhsan Guswenrivo, Tsuyoshi Yoshimura, Kenji Umemura, Soichi Tanaka, and Kozo Kanayama
BioResources   12(4) 7498-7514   2017   [Refereed]
Ragil Widyorini, Kenji Umemura, Aprian Retno Kusumaningtyas, Tibertius Agus Prayitno
BioResources   12(4) 8068-8077   2017   [Refereed]
Ragil Widyorini, Kenji Umemura, Ramadhanu Isnan, Dian Rahma Putra, Ali Awaludin, Tibertius Agus Prayitno
European Journal of Wood and Wood Products   74(1) 57-65   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Zhao Zhongyuan, Kenji Umemura, Kozo Kanayama
BioResources   11(1) 1319-1333   2016   [Refereed]
Rui Liao, Jianying Xu, and Kenji Umemura
BioResources   11(1) 2174-2185   2016   [Refereed]
Sukma S. Kusumah, Kenji Umemura, Koichi Yoshioka, Hisashi Miyafuji, Kozo Kanayama
Industrial Crops and Products   84 34-42   2016   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Development of particleboard made from inner part of oil palm trunk using sucrose and ammonium dihydrogen phosphate (ADP) as a new natural adhesive
ラーマ・ヌル・コマリヤ、梅村研二、田中聡一、金山公三
   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Effects of calcium carbonate on adhesion properties of a natural adhesive composed of sucrose and ammonium dihydrogen phosphate
220-220   Mar 2017
Development of Novel Natural Adhesives for Sustainable Wood-based Materials
Kenji Umemura
Asia Research Node Symposium on Humanosphere Science      Feb 2017
Development of Sustainable Particleboard using Sweet Sorghum Bagasse and Citric Acid
Kenji Umemura, Sukma S. Kusumah, Kozo Kanayama
2dn JASTIP Bioresources and Biodiversity Lab Workshop “Collaborative Bioresources and Biodiversity studies for the ASEAN Region & Humanosphere Asia Research Node Workshop toward Sustainable Utilization of Tropical Bioresources      Jan 2017
Determination of Effective Pressing Time of Particleboard Manufacturing Using Sweet Sorghum Bagasse and Citric Acid
Sukma S. Kusumah, Kenji Umemura, Kozo Kanayama
Summary of The 1st SATREPS Conference   30-31   Nov 2016
Producing Biomass Energy and Materials through Revegetation of Alang-alang (Imperata cylindrica) Fields
Toshiaki Umezawa, Daisuke Shibata, Kenji Umemura, Masaru Kobayashi
Summary of The 1st SATREPS Conference   8-9   Nov 2016
Utilization of sweet sorghum bagasse as a waste of bioenergy processing
Sukma S. Kusumah, Kenji Umemura, Kozo Kanayama
Honda Y-E-S Forum 2016 Research Poster Contest Abstract Book   K-K   Nov 2016
Manufacture technology of environmental friendly wood-based materials using grass plants
Kenji Umemura
Kick Off Meeting and Seminar of SATREPS   30-31   Jul 2016
Influence of pre-drying treatment of particles before hot pressing on physical properties of sweet sorghum bagasse particleboard bonded with citric acid
Sukma Kusumah, Kenji Umemura, Kozo Kanayama
The 6th Asian Conference on Adhesion   57-58   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Effect of Press Temperature on Physical Properties of Particleboard made from Sweet Sorghum Bagasse and Citric Acid
Sukma Surya Kusumah, Kenji Umemura, Soichi Tanaka, Kozo Kanayama
   Mar 2016
Natural aging of keyaki (Zelkova serrata Makino) wood
Miyuki Matsuo, Masato Yoshida, Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Kenji Umemura and Shuichi Kawai
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015 (IAWPS 2015)      Mar 2015
Development of Particleboard made from Super Sweet Sorghum Bagasse (Sorghum bicolor spp) and Citric Acid
Sukma Kusumah, Kenji Umemura
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015 (IAWPS 2015)      Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Comparison of adhesiveness of tannin and sucrose adhesive with and without citric acid
Zhongyaun Zhao, Kenji Umemura
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015 (IAWPS 2015)      Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Effects of pressing temperature and pressing time on mechanical properties of the particleboard bonded with tannin and sucrose
Zhao Zhongyuan, Kenji Umemura
The 5th World Congress on Adhesion and Related Phenomena (WCARP-V)      Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Development of novel natural adhesives for wood
Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
The 5th World Congress on Adhesion and Related Phenomena (WCARP-V)      Sep 2014
Effects of the Ratio and Resin Content of a New Natural Adhesive Composed of Tannin and Sucrose
Zhao Zhongyuan, Kenji Umemura
The 3rd Forest Science Forum and the 12th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium (BIOCOMP 2014)      Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Effects of resin content and hot press temperature on the particleboard bonded with tannin and sucrose
UMEMURA Kenji
   2014   [Refereed]
Investigation of a new natural adhesive composed of tannin and sucrose for particleboard
   2013   [Refereed]
Effect of CO2 on the degradation of cement-bonded particleboard based on the treatment to conventional cured board
Rohny Rohny S. Maail, Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai, Hideo Aizawaawai, Hideo Aizawa
   2012   [Refereed]
Development of binderless particleboard from cotton stalk
Xu Jianying, Zeng Min, Sun Hanzhou, Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
   2011   [Refereed]
The effect of moisture content on manufacturing cement-bonded particleboard by using supercritical CO2
Rohny S Maail, Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
   2011   [Refereed]
Curing and degradation of cement-bonded particleboard by supercritical CO2 treatment
Rohny S. Maail, Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
   2010   [Refereed]
Development of molded products made from acacia mangium bark and malic acid
Sasa Sofyan Munawar, Shuichi Kawai, Kenji Umemura
   2010   [Refereed]
Development of molded products from bio-based renewable resources
Sasa Sofyan Munawar, Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
   2009   [Refereed]
Development of molded products made from acacia mangium bark
Sasa Sofyan M, Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
   2009   [Refereed]
Termiticidal performance of zinc borate-incorporated particleboard
Tascioglu C., K. Umemura, K. Tsunoda
The 6th Conference of the Pacicfic Rjm Termite Research Group, 2009/3/2-3, Kyoto, 114-116      2009   [Refereed]
The properties of oriented fiber board using mild steam-treated plant fiber bundles
Sasa SM, Kenji Umemura, S. Kawai
   2008   [Refereed]
Manufacture of drift pins and boards made from bamboo fiber for timber structures
T. Mori; K. Umemura; M. Norimoto
Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Modern Bamboo Structures, ICBS-2007   129-137   2008   [Refereed]
Development of High-performance Fiber Composites from Non-Wood Plant Fiber Bundles
Kawai Shuichi, Kenji Umemura, Sasa Sofyan Munawar
VTT-RISH Joint Symposium -Sustainable Utility of Wood Biomass-, 2008 年6 月5 日,京都, 13      2008   [Refereed]
Study on the durability of PMDI as wood adhesives
Umemura Kenji, Shuichi Kawai
VTT-RISH Joint Symposium -Sustainable Utility of Wood Biomass-, 2008 年6 月5 日,京都, 13      2008   [Refereed]
Effect of UV Irradiation on the Color and Chemical Structure of PMDI Cured with Water
Umemura Kenji, Hidefumi Yamauchi, Takeshi Ito, Masaaki Shibata, Shuichi Kawai
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology, 2008/9/27/29, Harbin, 437-438      2008   [Refereed]
Development of High-performance Fiber Composites
Kawai S, Umemura K, Munawar S
Proc. of IAWPS2008,2008.09.27, Harbin, 8      2008   [Refereed]
Bamboo-fiber filled high density polyethylene composites: Effect of coupling treatment and nanoclay
Han Guangping, Wu Qinglin, Kenji Umemrua, Yoichi Kojima, Shigehiko Suzuki
   2007   [Refereed]
The properties of alkali and steam treated ramie and sansevieria fiber bundles
Sasa SM, Kenji Umemura, F. Tanaka, S. Kawai
   2007   [Refereed]
The Properties of Mild Steam and Chitosan Treated Ramie and Pineapple Plant Fiber Bundles
Sasa Sofyan Munawar, Kenji Umemura, Fumio Tanaka, Shuichi Kawai
The 2007 IUFRO A11 Division 5 (Forest Products) Conference, 2007.10.29-11.2, Taipei, Proc. CD p. 371, 2007      2007   [Refereed]
The Properties of Chitosan and Mild Steam Treated Pineapple, Ramie and Sansevieria Fiber Bundles
Sasa Sofyan Munawar, Kenji Umemura, Fumio Tanaka, Shuichi Kawai,
The 16th Indonesian Scientific Conference 2007 in Japan, 2007/8/25, Kyoto, Proc. CD ISSN:1881-4034, p.50-53      2007   [Refereed]
Development and self-bonding Characteristics of Kenaf Core Binderless Particleboard
   2006   [Refereed]
Manufacture and properties of biderless particleboard –effect of extraction treatment on the mechanical properties-
   2006   [Refereed]
Modelization of the butt joint of a cylindrical LVL
Pierre Berard, Ping Yang, Hidefumi Yamauchi, Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
   2006   [Refereed]
The morphological, physical and mechanical properties of seven non-wood plant fibers bundles
Sasa Sofyan Munawar,,Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
   2006   [Refereed]
Binderless Particleboard from Baggasse Core and Baggase Face.
Ragil Widyorini, Jianying Xu, Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
Proc. The 5th International Wood Science Symposium, p.119-123      2004   [Refereed]
Potentiality of chitosan as wood adhesives.
Kenji Umemura, Shuichi Kawai
Proc. The 7th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium Vol.1, p.159-165      2004   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Sweet Sorghum: Characteristics, Cultivation and Uses, Nova science publishers
Nova science publishers   May 2019   
Bio-based Wood Adhesives: Preparation, Characterization, and Testing
CRC Press   Feb 2017   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Introduction of Kyoto University and Recent Researches
UMEMURA Kenji
南京林業大学   7 Dec 2018   
Application of water hammer to liquid permeation into wood in impregnation technique
Soichi Tanaka, Kamii Nakamura, Kenji Umemura, Kozo Kanayama
61st SWST International Convention   7 Nov 2018   
Properties of three-layer salacca fround composite board using citric acid as adhesive
Ragil Widyorini, Kenji Umemura, Ibrahim Aufa, Desiliana Nur Anisa
The 14th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composite Symposium   31 Oct 2018   
Development of particleboard made from inner part of oil palm trunk using sucrose and ammonium dihydrogen phosphate as a new natural adhesive
Rahma Nur Komariah, Kenji Umemura, Soichi Tanaka, Firda Aulya Syamani, Kurnia Wiji Prastiyo, Subyakto, Kozo Kanayama
The 14th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composite Symposium   31 Oct 2018   
Enhancement of environmentally friendly particleboard properties made from sweet sorghum bagasse and citric acid by adding sucrose
Sukma S. Sukmah, Subyakto, Kenji Umemura, Kozo Kanayama
The 14th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composite Symposium   30 Oct 2018   
Optimization and the curing reaction of citric acid-sucrose adhesive using ZnCl2 catalyst
Eko Setio Wibowo, Sukma Surya Kusumah, Subyakto, Kenji Umemura
The 8th International Symposium for Sustainable Humanosphere   18 Oct 2018   
Effect of Pre-Drying Time and Citric Acid Content on Imperata cylindrica Particleboard Properties
Firda Aulya Syamani, Sukma Surya Kusumah, Lilik Astari, Kurnia Wiji Prasetiyo, Subyakto and Kenji Umemura
ICB 2018   2 Aug 2018   
Application of Citric Acid as a Bio-based Wood Adhesive
Kenji Umemura
International Wood Adhesive Conference 2018   17 Jul 2018   
Development of Environmentally Friendly Wood-based Materials using Agricultural Wastes [Invited]
UMEMURA Kenji
2018安徽秸秆综合利用产业博览会   15 Jun 2018   
Development of new natural adhesives for sustainable wood-based materials [Invited]
UMEMURA Kenji
Khulna University   24 Feb 2018   
Development of Natural Adhesives and Bio-composites [Invited]
UMEMURA Kenji
Gadjah Mada University   11 Feb 2018   
Producing biomass energy and material through revegetation of Alang-anang (Imperata cylindrca) fiels – Japan side
Toshiaki Umezawa, Daisuke Shibata, Kenji Umemura, Masaru Kobayashi
The 2nd SATREPS Conference   16 Nov 2017   
Techno-economic analysis and commercialization feasibility of sorghum waste particle board product
Sasa Sofyan Munawar, Firman Tri Ajie, Aris Yaman, Sukma S. Kusumah, Kenji Umemura
Summary of the 2nd SATREPS Conference   16 Nov 2017   
Effects of manufacturing conditions on physical properties of sorghum bagasse particleboard bonded with citric acid [Invited]
Kenji Umemura, Sukma S. Kusumah
the 2nd SATREPS Conference   16 Nov 2017   
Adhesion and Adhesives Technology for Lignocellulose [Invited]
UMEMURA Kenji
HSS & The 7th ISSH 2017   2 Nov 2017   
Dimensional stability of wood improved by using the impregnation with sucrose and citric acid
Masaya Nagai, Soichi Tanaka, Kenji Umemura, and Kozo Kanayama
The 7th International Symposium for Sustainable Humanosphere   1 Nov 2017   
Effects of calcium carbonate content and pressing temperature on particleboard bonded with sucrose-ammonium dihydrogen phosphate adhesive
Jiahua Zhou, Kenji Umemura, Soichi Tanaka, Kozo Kanayama
The 7th International Symposium for Sustainable Humanosphere   1 Nov 2017   
How to prepare a science paper for international journal ? [Invited]
UMEMURA Kenji
Gadjah Mada University   30 Aug 2017   
木材用接着剤の特性解析と新規開発に関する研究
UMEMURA Kenji
第55回日本接着学会年次大会 学会賞受賞講演   15 Jun 2017   
Development of Novel Natural Adhesives for Sustainable Wood-based Materials [Invited]
UMEMURA Kenji
Asia Research Node Symposium on Humanosphere Science   22 Feb 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Durability of wood adhesives
Project Year: 1997   
Development of natural polymer based wood adhesives
Project Year: 2002   

Patents

 
特願PCT/JP2012/069169 : Condensed tannin-containing composition which is cured by application of heat and pressure
UMEMURA Kenji
特許2726842(カナダ) : Composition cured by applying heat/pressure thereto
UMEMURA Kenji
特許2009266708(オーストラリア) : Composition cured by applying heat/pressure thereto
UMEMURA Kenji
特許1486606(中国) : Composition cured by applying heat/pressure thereto
UMEMURA Kenji
特許612989(ニュージーランド) : Production method for particleboard and fiberboard
UMEMURA Kenji, Yasui Etsuya
特許US 8907012B2 : Production method for particleboard and fiberboard
UMEMURA Kenji, Yasui Etsuya