Curriculum Vitae

 

Yasutaka Kitagawa, Associate Professor

 

Department of Materials Engineering Science,
Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
1-3 Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan

kitagawa[_at_mark_]cheng.es.osaka-u.ac.jp


Education:

March 1998: B.S. Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
March 2000: M.S. Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
March 2003: Ph.D. Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
                    (Supervisor: Professor Kizashi Yamaguchi)


Professional career:

2016-             Associate Professor, Center for Spintronics Research Network (CSRN),
                      Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
2015-             Visiting Scientist, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science.
2014-             Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
2003- 2014    Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University 


Research subjects:

Quantum Chemistry, Theoretical Coordination Chemistry

 

Keywords:
Systems: Degenerated systems, Polynuclear metal complexes, Spin-polarized systems.
Method: Broken-symmetry method, Approximate spin-projection method
Physical properties: Molecular magnetism, Electron conductivity, Optical property, Redox

 

Publications:

[LINK to Google Scholar Citations]

 

Selected recent publications:

  • “Theoretical study on relationship between spin structure and electron conductivity of one-dimensional tri-nickel(II) complex”, Y. Kitagawa, M. Asaoka, Y. Natori, K. Miyagi, R. Teramoto, T. Matsui, Y. Shigeta, M. Okumura, M. Nakano, Polyhedron, 2017, 136, 125-131.
  • “Ferromagnetic Exchange Coupling in a Family of MnIII Salen-Type Schiff-Base Out-of-Plane Dimers”, C. Kachi-Terajima, R. Ishii, Y. Tojo, M. Fukuda, Y. Kitagawa, M. Asaoka, H. Miyasaka, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 12454–12468.
  •  “Oxygen Reduction to Water by Cofacial Dimer of Fe(III) porphyrin and Fe(III) phthalocyanine Linked via Highly Flexible Four-fold Rotaxane”, N. Mihara, Y. Yamada, H. Takaya, Y. Kitagawa, S. Aoyama, K. Igawa, K. Tomooka, K. Tanaka, Chem. Euro. J., 2017, 23, 7508. (Back Cover)
  • “Anisotropic Change in the Magnetic Susceptibility of a Dynamic Single Crystal of a Cobalt (II) Complex”, Z-S. Yao, S-Q. Wu, Y. Kitagawa, S-Qun Su, Y-G. Huang, G-L. Li, Z-H. Ni, H. Nojiri, Y. Shiota, K. Yoshizawa, S. Kang, S. Kanegawa, O. Sato, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 129, 735.
  • “Dissymmetric Bis(dipyrrinato)zinc(II) Complexes: Rich Variety and Bright Red to Near-Infrared Luminescence with a Large Pseudo-Stokes Shift”, R. Sakamoto, T. Iwashima, J.F. Kögel, S. Kusaka, M. Tsuchiya, Y. Kitagawa, H. Nishihara, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 5666. (JACS Spotlights)
  • “DFT and TD-DFT studies of electronic structures and one-electron excitation states of a cyanide-bridged molecular square complex”, Y. Kitagawa, M. Asaoka, K. Miyagi, T. Matsui, M. Nihei, H. Oshio, M. Okumura, M. Nakano, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2015, 2, 771.
  • “Theoretical studies of electronic structures, magnetic properties and electron conductivities on one-dimensional Nin (n = 3, 5, 7) complexes”, Y. Kitagawa, T. Matsui, Y. Nakanishi, Y. Shigeta, T. Kawakami, M. Okumura, K. Yamaguchi, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 16200.

etc

 

Book Translation:

  • Atkins' Physical Chemistry 10th edition; Motohiro Nakano, Takahiro Ueda, Mitsutaka Okumura, Yasutaka Kitagawa, Tokyo Kagaku dojin, 2017.

 

Awards:

  • 2007 CSJ Presentation Award
  • 2010 PCCP Prize Certificate for Outstanding Achievement of Young Scientists in Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
  • 2011 Osaka University Achievement Award 
  • 2013 Osaka University Presidential Awards for Encouragement
  • 2015 Osaka University Presidential Awards for Encouragement (the 2nd time)

etc.