Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science, Theoretical Molecular Science I
Research Center of Integrative Molecular Systems, Division of Trans-Hierarchical Molecular Systems (Concurrent Position)
Research Center for Computational Science (Concurrent Position)
1988 B.S. Keio University
1990 M. Eng. KyotoUniversity
1995 Ph. D. The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
1990 Technical Associate, Institute for Molecular Science
1994 Research Associate, Nagoya University
1998 Associate Professor, Nagoya University
2005 Professor, Institute for Molecular Science
2006 Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
Main research themes
Theoretical Studies on Dynamics behind Reactions, Functions, and Glass Transitions in Many-Body Molecular Systems
Annual Review : PDF
||Fluctuation, Reaction, Function, Glass transition
T. Yagasaki and S. Saito, "Fluctuations and Relaxation Dynamics of Liquid Water Revealed by Linear and Nonlinear Spectroscopy," Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 64, 55-75 (2013) (invited).
K. Kim and S. Saito, “Multiple Length and Time Scales of Dynamic Heterogeneities in Model Glass-Forming Liquids: A Systematic Analysis of Multi-Point and Multi-Time Correlations,” J. Chem. Phys. (Special Topic: Glass Transition) 138, 12A506 (13 pages) (2013) (Invited).
T. Mori and S. Saito, "Conformational excitation and non-equilibrium transition facilitate enzymatic reactions:Application to Pin1 peptidyl-prolyl isomerase," J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 10, 474-480 (2019).
S. Saito, M. Higashi, and G. R. Fleming, "Site-dependent fluctuations optimize electronic energy transfer in the Fenna-Matthews-Olson protein," J. Phys. Chem. B 123, 9762-9772 (2019).
S. Saito and B. Bagchi, "Thermodynamic picture of vitrification of water through complex specific heat and entropy: A journey through "No Man's Land"," J. Chem. Phys. 150, 054502 (14 pages) (2019).