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ONISHI, Hiroshi

Prof. (Cross Appt.)

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Location: Myoudaiji, Main Office Bldg. Room312

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Division of Advanced Molecular Science
(Department of Materials Molecular Science, Electronic Structure)


1985 B.S. The University of Tokyo
1993 Ph.D. The University of Tokyo
1989 Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
1997 Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo
1999 Project Leader, Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology
2004 Professor, Kobe University
2021.11 Professor (Cross Appointment), Institute for Molecular Science


2001 Young Scientist Award , Catalysis Society of Japan
2002 Nano-probe Technology Award, Nano-probe Technology committee, JSPS
2003 Technical Award, Surface Science Society of Japan
2004 Yazaki Award, Yazaki Foundation
2019 Society Award, Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science

Main research themes

Operando Molecular Science in Liquid–Solid Interfaces of Finite Thickness

kewords Reactions at Interfaces, Catalysis, Energy-related Chemistry, Scanning Probes, Optical Spectroscopy

Selected Publications

  1. Kosaka, T.; Teduka, Y.; Ogura, T.; Zhou, Y.; Hisatomi, T.; Nishiyama, H.; Domen, K.; Takahashi, Y.; Onishi, H., Transient Kinetics of O2 Evolution in Photocatalytic Water-Splitting Reaction. ACS Catalysis 2020, 10, 13159–13164.
  2. Xue, S.; Sasahara, A.; Onishi, H., Atom-Scale Imaging of TiO2(110) Surface in Water by Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy. The Journal of Chemical Physics 2020, 152, 054703 (7 pages).
  3. Moriguchi, S.; Tsujimoto, T.; Sasahara, A.; Kokawa, R.; Onishi, H., Nanometer-Scale Distribution of Lubricant Modifier on Iron Films: A Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy Study Combined with Friction Test. ACS Omega 2019, 4, 17593–17599.
  4. Imada, H.; Kimura, K.; Onishi, H., Water and 2-Propanol Structured on Calcite (104) Probed by Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy. Langmuir 2013, 29, 10744–10751.