Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kimihisa Yamamoto received BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Waseda University in Polymer Chemistry in 1985, 1987, and 1990, respectively. He was a Research Associate and Assistant Professor of Waseda University from 1989 to 1991, and from 1992 to 1993, respectively. He was Associate Professor of Waseda University from 1993 to 1996. He has been on the faculties of Keio University (1997-2010). His current position is Professor of Chemical Resources Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology. He has received the Award for the Young Chemist from Chemical Society of Japan in 1996, and the JSPS Wiley Award in 2005 from the Society of Polymer Science, Japan. He promoted research projects as a researcher of Japan Research Development Corporation For PRESTO project from 1992 to 1994; he was a project leader in Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technologies (KAST) from 2002 to 2004, and a leader for the CREST project in Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) from 2003 to 2007. He is engaged in developing supra-metallomolecules. He is a member of the Japan Chemical Society.