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Kotaro Sasaki

Kotaro Sasaki

Chemist

Chemistry Division
Building 555
Brookhaven National Laboratory
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

Phone: (631) 344-3446
FAX:    (631) 344-5815
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Surface Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis

Research Interests

Electrocatalysis, fuel cells, direct energy conversion, nanotechnology, nanomaterial characterization by in situ XAS, surface modifications by electrochemical methods

Education

Ph.D.- University of Cambridge,1998
M.S.- Tohoku University,1984
B.S.- Tohoku University,1982

Professional Employment

Chemist, Department of Chemistry, BNL,2009-present
Associate Chemist, Department of Chemistry, BNL,2006-2009
Assistant Chemist, Department of Chemistry, BNL,2004-2006
Research Associate, Department of Materials Science, BNL,2001-2004
Research Associate, Department of Materials Science, Ohio State U.,2000-2001
Research Associate, Department of Materials Science, U. Cambridge,1998-2000
Corrosion Researcher, Schlumberger K.K. (Japan),1984-1994

Awards

2016 R&D 100 award from R&D Magazine for biomass-derived catalysts for hydrogen evolution
2014 Brookhaven Lab’s Inventor for Commercialized Technologies
2013’s Top-10 Scientific Achievements at Brookhaven Lab for the development of low-cost, biomass-derived catalysts for hydrogen evolution
2012 R&D 100 award from R&D Magazine for Pt monolayer catalysts for fuel cells

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