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 Ph.D., 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

Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ/Oxford): Associate Editor (2024~)
Advanced Optical Materials (Wiley): Editorial Advisory Board (2020~)
Aggregate (Wiley): Editorial Board (2020~)
Polymer Journal (Springer Nature): Associate Editor (2015~)


Takuma YASUDA received his Ph.D. in 2005 from Tokyo Institute of Technology under the supervision of Prof. Takakazu Yamamoto. After completing postdoctoral research with Prof. Takashi Kato at the University of Tokyo, he was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Tokyo in 2008. In 2010, he moved to Kyushu University where he joined Prof. Chihaya Adachi’s group as Associate Professor. He was also a concurrent researcher of JST-PRESTO from 2011 to 2014. In 2014, he was appointed Professor at the INAMORI Frontier Research Center of Kyushu University. From 2022 to present, he has been Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Kyushu University. His research is directed towards the design, synthesis, functionalization, and device applications of electro- and photo-active π-conjugated molecular materials. His current research interests include pioneering a new organic excitonics field aimed at unexplored and innovative functions. To date, he has published over 150 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, which have been cited over 11,000 times with an h-index of 58. He has received Ichimura Prize in Science for Excellent Achievement (2024), SSOCJ Fujifilm Award for Functional Materials Chemistry (2022), 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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