Dr. Takuma YASUDA
Institute for Advanced Study, Kyushu University
Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University

Phone: +81-92-802-6956
E-mail: yasuda[at]
Office: Inamori Center 306

Academic career

2005 PhD, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2005 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Tokyo
2008 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry and Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo
2010 Associate Professor, Dept. of Applied Chemistry, Kyushu University
2014 Professor, INAMORI Frontier Research Center, Kyushu University
2022 Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Kyushu University

Research fields

Functional organic materials; Physical organic chemistry; Photochemistry; Organic electronics

Editorial board

Advanced Optical Materials (Wiley): Editorial Advisory Board (2020~)
Aggregate (Wiley): Editorial Board (2020~)
Polymer Journal (Springer Nature): Associate Editor (2015~)


Takuma YASUDA received his PhD in 2005 from Tokyo Institute of Technology under the supervision of Prof. Takakazu Yamamoto. After completing postdoctoral research under Prof. Takashi Kato at the University of Tokyo, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor at the University of Tokyo in 2008. In 2010, he moved to Kyushu University as an Associate Professor in the research group of Prof. Chihaya Adachi. He was also a concurrent researcher of JST-PRESTO from 2011 to 2014. In 2014, he was appointed as a Professor at the INAMORI Frontier Research Center of Kyushu University. Currently, he is a Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Kyushu University. His research is directed towards the design, synthesis, and functionalization of electro- and photo-active π-conjugated molecular materials. His current topics of research include applications of these materials to a variety of organic photonics and electronics devices. He has published over 140 papers, which have been cited for over 10,000 times with an h-index of 52. He received Marubun Academic Award (2018), the Young Scientists’ Prize, the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (2015), and the Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists (2014).


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