Laboratory for Analytical Chemistry

Citterio Laboratory

 

Innovation of Chemical Sensors

Keio University

Faculty of Science and Technology

Department of Applied Chemistry

Koji SUZUKI, Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, was born in 1954 in Tokyo. He received his Bachelor (1977), Master (1979) and Ph. D. (1982) degrees of Engineering from Keio University. He became a faculty member as a Research Associate in 1982, Assistant Professor in 1998, Associate Professor in 1993, and full Professor in 1998. From 1990 − 1992, he was a Guest Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich. He is the Vice President of JSAC for 2011 − 2013. His research focuses on chemical and biochemical sensors based on functional molecule creation. He is also interested in seeing, listening to, or eating what is impressing. His motto is “do my best”.

1. Name

Koji Suzuki (Born in 1954)

 

2. University Education

Ph.D Degree in Applied Chemistry, Keio University, March 1982

 

3. Scientific and Other Positions

- Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology of Keio University (since 04/1998)

- Chairman of AISSY Inc. (Taste research and consulting company) (since 05/2008)

- (04/2002-03/2008) Head of Central Analysis Facility for of Science and Technology at Keio University

- Associate Professor of Faculty of Science and Technology at Keio University (04/1993-03/1998)

- Visiting Professor at ETH-Zurich (09/1990-01/1992)

- Assistant Professor of Faculty of Science and Technology at Keio University (04/1988-03/93)

- Research Associate of Faculty of Science and Technology at Keio University (04/1982-03/1988)

 

4. Research Area

Analytical Chemistry (Main Research: Creation of Chemical Sensors and Biochemical Sensors)

 

5. Research Highlights

(Commercial Products Development)

- Development of Ionophores (Lithium-, Sodium-, Magnesium-, Calcium-, and Silver Ionophores commercially distributed by

  Aldrich, Fluka, and Dojindo)

- Development of Ion-Selective Electrodes (ISEs) for Serum and Urine Analyzers (Sodium-, Chloride- Calcium-, and Silver

  ISEs commercially distributed by TOA-DKK, Olympu s, Technomedica, etc)

- Development of Ion-Selective Electrode (ISE) for Circulate Water Control System (Olcheser IV /Lithium-ISE sensor

  controlled system commercially distributed by Organo)

- Development of Magnesium Imaging Probe (KMG-20-AM commercially distributed by Wako Chemicals and City Chemical

  LLC (US))

- Development of Waveguide-Type Surface Plasmon Resonance SPR sensor and 2D-SPR sensor (S-SPR 6000 commercially

  distributed by System Instrument Corp. (SIC) and 2D-SPR-04B by NTT Advanced Technology (NTT-AT))

- Development of Formaldehyde Reagent/ Formaldehyde Gas Sensors – Sick Building Syndrome Gas Sensors (FP-30

  commercially distributed by Riken-Keiki, Dr. Sickhouse by Kanto Chemical, and Sickhouse Sensor Harudake by

  Technomedica)

 

(Others)

- Adopt of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx ) Analysis in ISO-11564 and JIS K0104 as NEDA method (Paper appeared in Analytica

  Chimica Acta , 295, 135-141 (1994))

- First development of Ion-Selective Electrode (ISE) Detector for Ion Chromatography (Paper appeared in Analytical

  Chemistry, 55, 2011-2013 (1983))

- First development of Polymer-based Ion Optrode (Paper appeared in Analytical Chemistry, 61, 382-384 (1989))

- First development of Digital Color Analysis (Paper appeared in Analytical Chemistry, 72, 465-474 (2000))

- First development of Selective Ionization Adductive MS Probes (Paper appeared in Chemical Records, 6, 100-106 (2006)

- First development of Smart Taste Sensor (Paper appeared in Analytical Chemistry, 77, 24, 7980-7915 (2005))

- First development of Single-Element Multi-Analyte Sensor for Calcium and Magnesium (Paper appeared in Journal of the

  American Chemical Society, 117, 10798-10799 (2005))

- First development of Absorption-Based Surface Plasmon Sensor  (Paper appeared in Analytical Chemistry, 74, 6323-6333

  (2002)

- Top Original Paper Citation Number for Koji Suzuki: Scopus review: 403; Web of Science 340; Analytica Chimica Acta, 280,

  197-208 (1993) (Together with other 3 coauthors)

 

6. Awards

- The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry/ Advanced Analytical Technology Award   - The Japan Analytical Instruments

  Manufacturers Association (JAIMA) Award (09/2009)

- The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry/ JSAC Award (09/2007)

- The Hitachi Environment Foundation/ Environment Prize (06/2005)

- The Japan Air Cleaning Association/ Technology Award (05/2005)

- Keio University/ Gijyuku Award (11/2003)

- The Chemical Society of Japan/ CSJ Award for Creative Work (03/1997)

- The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry/ JSAC Award for Young Scientists (10/1989)

 

7. Other Contributions

- Since 06/2013: Chair of Analytical Division of the 116th Committee for Chemistry of Functional Organic Chemicals at the

  Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

- Since 10/2012: Cooperative Member of the Science Council of Japan (SCJ, Cabinet Office) and Chair of Analytical

  Chemistry Division of SCJ

- Since 04/2012: Chair and Organizer of Tokyo International Conference, Committee of Royal Society of Chemistry and the

  Japan Analytical Instruments Manufacturers Association (RSC, UK & JAIMA)

- Since 04/2012: Editor-in-Chief of Analytical Sciences published by the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (JSAC)

- Since 04/2012: Chair of the Domestic Committee for ISO/TC146 Air Quality at Japan Environmental Management

  Association for Industry (JEMAI)

- Since 04/2011: Directorate Member of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (JSAC)

- Since11/2011: Reviewer for Institute for National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ) at the National Institute of Advanced

  Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

- (05/2011-04/2013) Vice-President of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (JSAC)

- (04/2010-04/2012) Leader of the Life-Conjugated Chemistry Research Center in Keio Advanced Research Centers (KARC) at

  Keio University

- (03/2009-03/2011) Chair of Tokyo Conference Committee of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry and the Japan

  Analytical Instruments Manufacturers Association (JAIMA)

- Since 03/2008: Chair of the Sensor Research Division of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (JSAC)/ Chair of the

  Cooperative Sensor Research Workshop Committee of Japan

- (04/2007-03/2010) Chair of the Environmental Measurement Japan Industrial Standard (JIS) Management Committee at

  Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry (JEMAI) / Partially Founded by the Minister of Economy, Trade

  and Industry (METI)

- (04/2007-03/2010) Reviewer for the Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher (FPR) Program and the Special Postdoctoral

  Researchers (SPDR) Program at Rikagaku Kenkyusho (RIKEN)

- (04/2007-03/2009) Leader of Nanophoto-Bio Research Group at Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology  (KAST) /

  Partially Founded by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

- Since 08/2006: Cooperative Member of the Science Council of Japan (SCJ)

- (04/2006-03/2008) Sub-Head of Keio Leading-edge Laboratory of Science and Technology at Keio University

- (11/2005-03/2010) Reviewer for Institute for Environmental Management and Technology at the National Institute of

  Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

- Since 08/2005: General Affairs Manager of the 116th Committee for Chemistry of Functional Organic Chemicals at the

  Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

- (06/2004-03/2009) Advisor for the Structure Function and Measurement Analysis Research Project in proposal-oriented

  research promotion program (PRESTO) at Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

- (08/2003-03/2006) Leader of Photo-Functional Materials Research Group at Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology

  (KAST) Founded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology(MEXT)

- (10/2002-03/2007) Sub-Leader of the Life-Conjugated Chemistry Research (LCC) Group of the 21st Century Program at

  Keio University/ Founded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology(MEXT)

- (03/2003-02/2005) Directorate Member of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (JSAC)

- (03/2003-02/2004) Directorate Member of the Chemical Education Council of the Japan Chemical Society (CSJ)

- (11/2002-09/2008) Leader of Nano-Chemical Probe Research Group for Core Research of Evolutional Science & Technology

  (CREST) Project at Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

- (04/2001-03/2011): Vice-Chair of the Domestic Committee for ISO/TC146 Air Quality at Japan Environmental Management

  Association for Industry (JEMAI)

- (03/2001-02/2003) Directorate Member of the Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ)

- (11/1998-09/2003) Leader of Photo-Chemical Sensor Research Group at Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology

  (KAST)/ Founded by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

- Since 04/1998: Senior Research Advisor of Aviation Environmental Research Center

 

(omitted before 1998)

 

Citterio Laboratory 2017

Last update: December 11, 2017