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Dept. of Chemistry
OKAYAMA UNIVERSITY
Okayama-shi, Kita-ku
Tsushimanaka 3-1-1
JAPAN 700-8530
FAX: 086-251-7853

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Kenichiro Koga

Kenichiro Koga

Professor

Research field : Theoretical Physical Chemistry

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B132, Faculty of Science Main building (Building 1)
Tsushima-Naka 3-1-1, Okayama 700-8530

Tel: 086-251-7904
Fax: 086-251-7853

Researcher ID  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-2635-2011

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Academic Background

  • Visiting Professor, K. U. Leuven, Belgium, February, 2010
  • Professor, Okayama University, 2009-present
  • Associate Professor, Okayama University, 2003 -2009
  • Visiting scientist (JSPS Research abroad), Cornell University
    (Dept. of Chemistry, Prof. B. Widom), 2001-2003
  • Associate Professor, Fukuoka University of Education, 2000-2003
  • Lecturer, Fukuoka University of Education, 1999-2000
  • Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1998-1999
  • Research Associate, University of Nebraska, 1996-1999 (Dept. of Chemistry, Prof. X.C. Zeng)
  • Ph. D.: Kyoto University, 1996 (Graduate School of Engineering, Division of Polymer Chemistry)
  • Master: Kyoto University, 1993 (Graduate School of Engineering, Division of Molecular Engineering)
  • Bachelor: Osaka University, 1991 (School of Engineering Science)

Selected Publication

  • The Hydrophobic Effect
    B. Widom, P. Bhimalapuram, and K. Koga, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 5, 3085-3093 (2003).
  • Freezing in one-dimensional liquids
    K. Koga, J. Chem. Phys., 118, 7973-7980 (2003).
  • Solvation forces and liquid-solid phase equilibria for water confined between hydrophobic surfaces
    K. Koga, J. Chem. Phys., 116, 10882 (2002).
  • Formation of ordered ice nanotubes inside carbon nanotubes
    K. Koga, G.T. Gao, H. Tanaka, and X.C. Zeng, Nature, 412, 802-805 (2001).
  • First-order transition in confined water between high-density liquid and low-density amorphous phases
    K. Koga, H. Tanaka, and X.C. Zeng, Nature, 408, 564-567 (2000).
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Proceeding / Presentation

  • 疎水効果と水の相転移 (招待講演)
    甲賀研一郎 (理論化学シンポジウム, 近江舞子, Sep. 12-14, 2004)
  • 疎水効果の熱力学と微視的模型 (招待講演)
    甲賀研一郎 (立命館大学理工学研究所プロジェクト研究シンポジウム, 草津, Jan.15-16, 2004)
  • Phase transitions of quasi-one-dimensional and quasi-two-dimensional water (Invited talk)
    K. Koga (International Symposium on "Physicochemistry of Water and Dynamics of Materials and the Earth --- Structures and Behaviors of the Thin Film Water ---", Tokyo Institute of Technology, Sep.13, 2003)
  • Model of freezing in one-dimensional liquids
    K. Koga (88th Statistical Mechanics Conference: A Celebration of Elliot Lieb's 70th Birthday. Rutgers University, NJ. USA, Dec. 15-17, 2002)
  • How does water freeze inside carbon nanotubes? (Invited talk)
    K. Koga (Horizons in Complex Systems, Messina, Italy, December 5-8, 2001)
  • Phase equilibria and phase transitions of water confined in Q2D and Q1D geometries (Invited lecture)
    K. Koga (NATO Advanced Research Workshop ---New kinds of phase transition---, Volga River, Russia, May 24-28, 2001)
  • Phase behavior of water confined in a slit nanopore (Invited talk)
    K. Koga, H. Tanaka (AIRAPT-17, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July, 25-30, 1999)

Research Collaboration

  • B. Widom, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • J.O. Indekeu, KUL, Leuven, Belgium
  • H. Tanaka, Okayama, Japan

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