Institute for Catalysis, Hokkaido University 2023 Research Students −Application Guidelines−
  (Updated on Oct. 26, 2022)


  • Fundamental Research Division
  • Technological Application Division
  • Target Oriented Research Assembly
  • Technical Division
  • Cooperation Unit
  • Catalysis Theory Research Division

    Professor Jun-ya HASEGAWA Associate Professor Kenji IIDA
    Assistant Professor Ray MIYAZAKI Hayato YAMADA

    Theoretical and computational study on chemical reactions and molecular properties of complex molecular systems

  • Catalyst Surface Research Division

    Professor Kiyotaka ASAKURA Sadaaki YAMAMOTO

    Complex surface structure

  • Catalyst Structure Research Division

    Professor Satoru TAKAKUSAGI

    Create, Observe and Understand Active Surface Nanostructures for Precise Reaction Control

  • Catalytic Reaction Research Division

    Professor Kiyotaka NAKAJIMA Associate Professor Satoshi SUGANUMA Assistant Professor Ryota OSUGA

    Heterogeneous catalysis for smart utilization of renewable carbon resources to develop sustainable society

  • Catalytic Transformation Research Division

    Professor Atsushi FUKUOKA Assistant Professor Abhijit SHROTRI

    Precise Synthesis and Application of Heterogeneous Catalysts Based on Molecular Level Design

  • Catalyst Material Research Division

    Professor Ken-ichi SHIMIZU Assistant Professor Takashi TOYAO

    Design of Multifunctional Catalysis for Ideal Synthesis and Automotive Pollution Control

  • Molecular Catalyst Research Division

    Professor Daisuke URAGUCHI Associate Professor Keisuke ASANO Assistant Professor Qiang ZHAO

    Controlling Chemical Reactions by Means of Original Molecular Catalysts

  • Macromolecular Science Research Division

    Professor Tamaki NAKANO Associate Professor Zhiyi SONG Assistant Professor Masayoshi BANDO

  • Research and Development Division

    Professor Jun-ya HASEGAWA  Mayumi NISHIDA

  • Research Cluster for Sustainable Catalyst

    Cluster Leader Jun-ya HASEGAWA

  • Research Cluster of Transition-metals-induced Synthesis and Transformation of Polymer

    Cluster Leader Zhiyi SONG

    Developing new synthetic methodologies of polymers or oligomers by C-C bond formation/cleavage

  • Research Cluster for Nano-Interface Reaction Field

    Cluster Leader Kenji IIDA

    Development of theoretical and computational method and its Application to Chemical Processes at Interfaces

  • Research Cluster for Catalytic Labeling of Biomolecules

    Cluster Leader Keisuke ASANO

    Molecular catalysts to observe dynamic behaviors of biomolecules

  • Research Cluster of Data-Driven Catalyst Developments

    Cluster Leader Takashi TOYAO

    Create novel heterogeneous catalysts using artificial intelligence technique

  • Research Cluster for Utilization of Natural Carbon Resources

    Cluster Leader Satoshi SUGANUMA

    Converting natural carbon resources into chemicals through the collaborative function of solid catalysts

  • Technical Division

    Technical Support in Response to Various Special Needs of Scientists

  • Unit of Fritz-Haber-Institute

    Professor Jun-ya HASEGAWA 
    Professor Hans-Joackim FREUND (Emeritus Professor, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society,Germany) Professor Matthias SCHEFFLER (Chairperson, Novel-Material Discovery Laboratory at the Fritz Haber Institute, Germany)  Takashi KUMAGAI(Research Group Leader, NIMS) Professor Kiyotaka ASAKURA

  • Unit on Integrated Research Consortium on Chemical Sciences

    Professor Tamaki NAKANO 
    Professor Kiyotaka ASAKURA Professor Jun-ya HASEGAWA Professor Kiyotaka NAKAJIMA 
    Professor Atsushi FUKUOKA Professor Ken-ichi SHIMIZU Professor Daisuke URAGUCHI
    Professor Satoru TAKAKUSAGI

  • HU Alliance for Catalysis Research

    Professor Jun-ya HASEGAWA 
    Professor Katsuaki KONISHI(Faculty of Environmental Earth Science)
    Professor Tetsuya TKATSUGU(Faculty of Science) Professor Haruhide MORI(Research Faculty of Agriculture)
    Professor Hiroki HABAZAKI(Faculty of Engineering) Professor Norihito SAKAGUCHI(Faculty of Engineering)
    Professor Shin MUKAI(Faculty of Engineering)Professor Yuichi KAMIYA(Faculty of Environmental Earth Science)
    Professor Masaya Sawamura (Faculty of Science)Professor Kiyoharu Tadanaga (Faculty of Engineering)
    Professor Yoshihiro Sato(Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

  • Unit of Catalyst Characterization by the New Synchrotron Radiation

    Professor Kiyotaka ASAKURA 
    Professor Ken-ichi SHIMIZU Professor Atsushi FUKUOKA Professor Kiyotaka NAKAJIMA 
    Professor Satoru TAKAKUSAGI Associate Professor Shinya FURUKAWA 
    Assistant Professor Takashi TOYAO Assistant Professor Abhijit SHROTRI 
    Professor Atsushi MURAMATSU(Tohoku University, International Center for Synchrotron Radiation Innovation Smart)
    Professor Maiko Nishibori(Tohoku University, International Center for Synchrotron Radiation Innovation Smart)
    Professor Yukio Takahashi(Tohoku University, International Center for Synchrotron Radiation Innovation Smart)

  • Unit of Catalyst Informatics

    Professor Jun-ya HASEGAWA 
    Professor Ken-ichi SHIMIZU Professor Satoru TAKAKUSAGI 
    Assistant Professor Takashi TOYAO  Akira YADA(AIST)
    Professor Keisuke TAKAHASHI(Faculty of Science) Ichigaku TAKIGAWA(Kyoto Univ.)


    Professor Atsushi FUKUOKA
    Professor Ken-ichi SHIMIZU Professor Kiyotaka NAKAJIMA Assistant Professor Takashi TOYA
    Assistant Professor Abhijit SHROTRI 
    Professor Yuji Kishima  Kenji Tajima
    Kazufumi Kohno(AISIN)Shinji Ebara(IMRA JAPAN)