Program Officer (PO) TAMADA Kaoru

TAMADA Kaoru, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Distinguished Professor, Kyushu University

1) Profile

1984 Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), Nara Women's University, Japan
1984 Researcher, JSR Co. Ltd. Tokyo and Tsukuba Research Center, Japan
1991 Researcher, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
1994 Doctor of Science, Nara Women's University, Japan
1994 Postdoctoral Researcher, RIKEN frontier international program, Wako, Japan
1995 Senior Scientist, National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research (NIMC), Tsukuba, Japan
1996 Visiting Fellow, Dept of Applied Mathematics, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia
1998 Visiting Fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPIP), Mainz, Germany
2001 Visiting Senior Fellow, TP project, The National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
2003 Bio-Photonics Group leader, Research Institute of Photonics, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
2005 Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan
2006 Adjunct Professor, Department of Physics, NUS, Singapore
2007 Professor, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
2011 Professor, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering (IMCE), Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
2017 Vice President, Kyushu University, Japan
2019 Distinguished Professor, Kyushu University Japan
2020 Senior Vice President, Kyushu University
2020 Cross appointment with WPI-AIMR, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

2) Research Area

Surface Physical Chemistry, Nanomaterials, Biophotonics, Plasmonics, Metamaterials

3) Other Contributions

2002-2005 Expert Assessor of International Standing, Australian Research Council (ARC)
2009-2011 Member of Advanced Measurement and Analytical Technology / Equipment Development, Research Promotion Bureau, MEXT
2011-2013 Chair, Division of Molecular Electronics and Bioelectronics,The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP)
2013-2015 Board member, JSAP, Chief Editor of OYOBUTSURI (JSAP)
2006 2010, 2014-present Board member, The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science
2018-present Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Applied Nano Materials, American Chemical Society
2019-2020 PEAKs Vision Development committee member, University Support forum, Cabin Office
2019-2020 Chair, Promotion Task Force for PBL Education in era of Society 5.0, Industry Academia Council, Keidanren
2014-2020 Collaborative member of Science Council of Japan
2020-present Member of Science Council of Japan

4) Awards

2013 The Surface Science Society of Japan Fellow
2016 The Japan Society of Applied Physics Fellow
2018 The Surface Science Society of Japan Prize
2020 The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science Achievement Award
Other than research
2019 The Award for an Organization Supporting Brilliant Female Researchers (The Jun Ashida Award)