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KURAMOCHI, Hikaru

Associate Professor

TEL: 0564-55-7419
E-Mail : hkuramochi_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Location: Myoudaiji, South Laboratory 3F Room311

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Department

Research Center of Integrative Molecular Systems, Division of Trans-Hierarchical Molecular Systems
Department of Life and Coordination-Complex Molecular Science, Division of Biomolecular Sensing (Corrent position)

Biography

2007 B.S. Tokyo Institute of Technology
2013 Ph.D. Tokyo Institute of Technology
2013 Special Postdoctoral Researcher, RIKEN
2016 Research Scientist, RIKEN
2017 PRESTO Researcher, Japan Science and Technology Agency
2020 Associate Professor, Institute for Molecular Science
         Associate Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Study

Awards

2020 13th Inoue Science Research Award
2020 13th Young Scientist Award of the Japan Society for Molecular Science
2020 The Morino Foundation for Molecular Science Research Fund of 2020
2020 The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (the Young Scientists’ Award)
2019 Royal Society of Chemistry, PCCP Prize 2019
2018 The Best Presentation Award, The 98th CSJ Annual Meeting
2017 The Spectroscopical Society of Japan Award for Young Scientists
2017 The 8th Research Incentive Award of RIKEN
2015 The Best Presentation Award, The 9th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Molecular Science
2012 The Best Presentation Award, The 6th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Molecular Science

Main research themes

Elucidation of function, structure, and dynamics of condensed-phase molecular systems by advanced ultrafast laser spectroscopy
kewords Ultrafast spectroscopy, Chemical reaction dynamics, Ultrashort pulse generation and control
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Selected Publications

  1. H. Kuramochi, S. Takeuchi, T. Tahara, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 87, 043107 (2016).
  2. T. Fujisawa, H. Kuramochi, H. Hosoi, S. Takeuchi, T. Tahara, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 3942-3945 (2016).
  3. H. Kuramochi, S. Takeuchi, K. Yonezawa, H. Kamikubo, M. Kataoka, T. Tahara, Nat. Chem. 9, 660-666 (2017).
  4. H. Kuramochi, S. Takeuchi, H. Kamikubo, M. Kataoka, T. Tahara, Sci. Adv. 5, eaau4490 (2019).
  5. H. Kuramochi, S. Takeuchi, M. Iwamura, K. Nozaki, T. Tahara, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141, 19296-19303 (2019).