Graduate School Department /Course /Field Interdisciplinary Environment/Studies on Material Science/Material Functions and Correlations
Undergraduate School Division of Natural Sciences
Other Affiliation
Email yamamoto.akira.2a(at mark)
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Research areas Catalysis,Photocatalysis,XAFS
Keywords Environmental catalyst,Automobile catalyst,Metal nanoparticle,Solar energy conversion
Major publications “Effects of reaction temperature on the photocatalytic activity of photo-SCR of NO with NH3 over a TiO2 photocatalyst”, A. Yamamoto, Y. Mizuno, K. Teramura, T. Shishido, T. Tanaka, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2013, 3, 1771–1775.
“Visible-light-assisted selective catalytic reduction of NO with NH3 over dye-modified TiO2 photocatalysts”, A. Yamamoto, K. Teramura, S. Hosokawa, T. Tanaka, ChemCatChem. 2015, 7, 1818–1825.
“Noble-metal-free NOx storage over Ba-modified TiO2 photocatalysts under UV-light irradiation at low temperatures”, A. Yamamoto, Y. Mizuno, K. Teramura, S. Hosokawa, T. Tanaka, ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 2939–2943.
“Surface Ba Species Effective for Photoassisted NOx Storage over Ba-Modified TiO2 Photocatalysts”, A. Yamamoto, Y. Mizuno, K. Teramura, S. Hosokawa, T. Tanaka, Appl. Catal. B Environ. 2016, 180, 283–290.
“Effect of a crystalline phase of TiO2 photocatalysts on the photodeposition of Rh metal nanoparticles”, A. Yamamoto, J. Ohyama, K. Teramura, T. Shishido, T. Tanaka, Catal. Today, 2014, 232, 165–170.
Professional societies/Research and synergic activities The Chemical Society of Japan, Catalysis Society of Japan
Teaching Areas
  • Undergraduate courses
  • Graduate courses (Master's program)
  • Graduate courses (Doctor's program)
  • Undergraduate courses open to all departments
Background Educational:
Apr. 2005 - Mar. 2010 Undergraduate School of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
Apr. 2010 - Mar. 2015 Ph. D course, Department of Molecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Degree: Ph.D (Engineering)

Apr. 2012 - Mar. 2015 Research Fellow (DC1), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Apr. 2015 - July 2015 Research Fellow, Elements Strategy Initiative for Catalysts and Batteries (ESICB), Kyoto University.
July 2015 - Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University.

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