Hiromi Yamashita has been a professor of Osaka University since 2004. He received PhD degree from Kyoto University in 1987. He was an assistant professor of Tohoku University, an associate professor of Osaka Prefecture University, and an invited professor of University Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC). He was also visiting research fellows of the Pennsylvania State University, the University of Texas at Austin, California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
He is now the president of Asia and Pacific Association of Catalysis Societies (2019-), the president of Catalysis Society of Japan (2019-2020), the member of Academia Europea (2019-), the honorary fellow of Chinese Chemical Society (2021-), the editor of Applied Catalysis B (2012-), the associate editors of PhotoMat (2023-), Editorial Boards of ChemCatChem (2021-), Journal of CO2 Utilization (2013-), Materials Today Sustainable (2018-), EcoMat (2019-), Tsinghua Science and Technology (2019-), Editorial Council Member of Microporous and Mesoporous Materials (2023-), International Advisory Board members of International Association of Catalysis Societies (2016-), International Mesostructured Materials Association (2018-), and Executive Officer of International Conference on Environmental Catalysis (2022-).
He published more than 600 papers with 25,605 citations and 83 h-index, edited books such as “Nanostructured Photocatalysts” (Springer, 2016), “Core-Shell and Yolk-Shell Nanocatalysts” (Springer, 2021). He received awards from several societies such as Catalysis Society of Japan, the Japan Petroleum Institute, Japanese Photochemistry Association, the Japan Institute of Metals and Materials, Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science.
His research interests include the design of nanostructured catalysts and photocatalysts for renewable energy and environmental uses
Plenary Speech Topic in ITICAT2023:
Design of Nanostructured Catalysts and Photocatalysts for Renewable Energy and Environmental Uses