Shu Yamaguchi

Shu Yamaguchi
"Oxide Surface Protonics: Proton Activity on Hydrated Oxide Surface"


• Professor at Dept. of Materials Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan


Professor Shu Yamaguchi was graduated in 1978 from Tokyo Institute of Technology, earning Dr. Engg., in Metallurgy on Thermodynamic activity measurements in sodium silicate and phosphate melts using Na beta-alumina as a solid electrolyte in 1983 under the guidance of Professor K. S. Goto. He then worked with Professor Wayne L. Worrell at Department of Materials Science and Engineering University of Pennsylvania, and returned to Japan as Assistant Professor at Nagoya Inst. of Tech. from 1985. He moved to The University of Tokyo as Professor in 2002.

Research Interests

His expertise in solid state chemistry has initiated from the research on tracer diffusivity measurements of 18O in Fe1-xO and Co1-xO using SIMS in 1980, engaged in the interdisciplinary area between chemical thermodynamics and solid state chemistry, such as the electronic structure in oxide protonics materials, atomic switch, surface protonics, and so on.

He has been serving as President of international (ISSI: 2013-2015) and local community (SSIJ: 2010-2016) of Solid State Ionics. He is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM) published by Taylor and Francis and continuing challenge to develop high visibility journal in materials science area from Asia.