Organic chemistry for science and society
Dr. Shohei SAITO 齊藤 尚平
Department of Chemistry
Graduate School of Science
Kitashirakawa Oiwake-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan
Shohei Saito was born in 1982 in Tokyo, Japan.
He received his Ph.D. degree in 2010 from Kyoto University under the guidance of Prof. Atsuhiro Osuka.
He was selected as a Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in 2007–2010.
During the winter of 2007, he worked as a visiting fellow in the group of Prof. Karl M. Kadish (University of Houston).
In 2010, he started an academic career as an Assistant Professor of Nagoya University in the group of Prof. Shigehiro Yamaguchi.
During 2012–2016, he had been a JST-PRESTO researcher in the field of "Molecular Technology and Creation of New Functions" (Supervisor: Prof. Takashi Kato (The University of Tokyo)).
Since 2016, he has been an Associate Professor of Kyoto University, working with Prof. Atsuhiro Osuka.
Recently he launched a new project of JST-PRESTO (2016 Oct - 2019 Mar) on a series of fluorescent molecular force probes.
2011 Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists
2011 TOSOH Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
2012 IFOC-7 (The 7th International Forum on Chemistry of Functional Organic Chemicals)
Best Poster Award
2013 Ishida Prize, Nagoya University
2013 NF Foundation R&D Encouragement Award
2014 KONICA MINOLTA Imaging Science Award
2014 Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) & Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ), 8th PCCP Prize
2014 Japanese Science Ministry (MEXT) Award for Young Scientists
2015 Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ) Award for Young Chemists
2016 Japanese Photochemistry Association (JPA) Prize for Young Scientist 2016
2017 Inoue Science Research Award
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science
Kitashirakawa Oiwake-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan 606-8502