Toshihiro Okamoto

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Toshihiro Okamoto
The University of Tokyo
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2017
Reseacher, Scientific Innovation for Energy Harvesting Technology, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Oct 2013
Mar 2017
PRESTO Researcher, "Molecular technology and creation of new functions", Japan Science and Technology Agency
May 2013
Associate Professor, Department of Advanced Materials Science, School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Jul 2012
Apr 2013
Associate Professor, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
Nov 2010
Jul 2012
Project Associate Professor, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
Apr 2009
Oct 2010
Project Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2008
Mar 2009
Researcher, Advanced Science Institute, Riken
Oct 2007
Mar 2008
Researcher, Frontier Research System, Riken
Apr 2005
Sep 2007
Postdoctral, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
Apr 2003
Mar 2006
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (SPD), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


Apr 2000
Mar 2003
Division of Molecular Materials Science, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University
Apr 1999
Mar 2000
Division of Molecular Materials Science, Graduate Schoool of Science, Osaka City University
Apr 1995
Mar 1999
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciene, Osaka City University

Awards & Honors

Sep 2014
SPSJ Hitachi Chemical Award, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan

Published Papers

C. Mitsui, H. Tsuyama, R. Shikata, Y. Murata, H. Kuniyasu, M. Yamagishi, H. Ishii, A. Yamamoto, Y. Hirose, M. Yano, T. Takehara, T. Suzuki, H. Sato, A. Yamano, E. Fukuzaki, T. Watanabe, Y. Usami, J. Takeya, and T. Okamoto*
J. Mater. Chem. C   (5) 1903-1909   2017   [Refereed]
J. Tsurumi, H. Matsui, T. Kubo, R. Hausermann, C. Mitsui, T. Okamoto, S. Watanabe*, and J. Takeya*
Nature Phys.   (13) 994-998   2017   [Refereed]
Precise engineering of quantum dot array coupling through their barrier widths
I. P-Zulaica, J. L- Checa*, A. Sadeghi, Z. M. Abd El-Fattah, C. Mitsui, T. Okamoto*, R. Pawlak, T. Meier, A. Arnau, J. E. Ortega, J. Takeya, S. Goedecker, E. Meyer, and S. Kawai*
Nature Commun.   (8) 787   2017   [Refereed]
Zigzag-elongated Fused π-Electronic Core: A Molecular Design Strategy To Maximize Charge Carrier Mobility
A. Yamamoto, Y. Murata, C. Mitsui, H. Ishii, M. Yamagishi, M. Yano, H. Sato, A. Yamano, and J. Takeya, and T. Okamoto
Adv. Sci.   1700317   2017   [Refereed]
T. Kubo, R. Häusermann, J. Tsurumi, J. Soeda, Y. Okada, Y. Yamashita, N. Akamatsu, A. Shishido*, C. Mitsui, T. Okamoto, S. Yanagisawa, H. Matsui*, and J. Takeya*
Nature Commun.   (7) 11156   2016   [Refereed]
S. Kawai*, A. Sadeghi*, T. Okamoto*, C. Mitsui, R. Pawlak, T. Meier, J. Takeya, S. Goedecker, and E. Meyer
Small   (12) 5303-5311   2016   [Refereed]
C. Mitsui, T. Okamoto*, M. Yamagishi, J. Tsurumi, K. Yoshimoto, K. Nakahara, J. Soeda, Y. Hirose, H. Sato, A. Yamano, T. Uemura, and J. Takeya*
Adv. Mater.   (26) 4546-4551   2014   [Refereed]
C. Mitsui, T. Okamoto*, H. Matsui, M. Yamagishi, T. Matsushita, J. Soeda, K. Miwa, H. Sato, A. Yamano, T. Uemura, and J. Takeya*
Chemistry of Materials   (25) 3952-3956   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
T. Okamoto,* C. Mitsui, M. Yamagishi, K. Nakahara, J. Soeda, Y. Hirose, K. Miwa, H. Sato, A. Yamano, T. Matsushita, T. Uemura, and J. Takeya*
Advanced Materials   (25) 6392-6397   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
J. Soeda, T. Okamoto,* A. Hamaguchi, Y. Ikeda, H. Sato, A. Yamano, and J. Takeya*
Organic Electronics   (14) 1211-1217   Jan 2013   [Refereed]

Research Grants & Projects

Creation of innovative organic thermoelectric materials by using structural control technology of organic semiconductors
Japan Science of Technology Agency: JST-PRESTO "Scientific Innovation for Energy Harvesting Technology"
Project Year: Oct 2017 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Toshihiro Okamoto
Creaction of an innovative organic semiduct molecular system
Japan Science of Technology Agency: PRESTO "Molecular Technology and Creation of New Functions"
Project Year: Oct 2013 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Toshihiro Okamoto
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(スタートアップ))
Project Year: 2008 - 2009    Investigator(s): Toshihiro OKAMOTO
Widely Fused π-electronic compounds such as graphene which is constituted of graphite play the leading role in organic electronics materials. In this research, we focus on the fused π-electronic core. We have carried out the synthesis and properti...