Meet Professor Shu Seki

Materials Chemistry Frontiers welcomes Professor Shu Seki from Kyoto University to join the Editorial Board as Associate Editor! He will help shape the future of the journal by bring researching expertise in physical chemistry of condensed matters, functional organic materials, and nanomaterials.

Shu Seki

Shu Seki graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1993, and received his PhD degree in 2001 from Osaka University.  He joined Argonne National Laboratory, USA in 1993, and Delft University of Technology in 2001.  He was appointed as Professor of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University in 2009.  He was appointed as Professor of Molecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University in 2015.

Check some of his recent publications:

Excited-state intramolecular proton-transfer (ESIPT)-inspired solid state emitters

Vikas S. Padalkar and Shu Seki
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, 45, 169-202
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00543D

Control of optical and electrical properties of nanosheets by the chemical structure of the turning point in a foldable polymer

Taichi Ikeda, Hiroyuki Tamura, Tsuneaki Sakurai and Shu Seki
Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 14673-14681
DOI: 10.1039/C6NR01066K

Formation of nanowires via single particle-triggered linear polymerization of solid-state aromatic molecules

Akifumi Horio, Tsuneaki Sakurai, G. B. V. S. Lakshmi, Devesh Kumar Avasthi, Masaki Sugimoto, Tetsuya Yamaki and Shu Seki
Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 14925-14931
DOI: 10.1039/C6NR03297D

Preferential formation of columnar mesophases via peripheral modification of discotic π-systems with immiscible side chain pairs

Tsuneaki Sakurai, Yusuke Tsutsui, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata and Shu Seki
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 1490-1496
DOI: 10.1039/C6TC00021E

Learn more about the research carried out by Seki’s group, visit their webpage:

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Editor-in-Chief Ben Zhong Tang answers your questions about Materials Chemistry Frontiers.

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