Last update, Jan. 6, 2021

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Assistant Professor Ph. D. Akinobu Nakada
Researcher, PRESTO/JST [Controlled Reaction]
Place of Birth : Tokyo, Japan (1989)
Doctor of Science(Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan 2017)
1-13-27 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 112-8551, Japan
Department of Applied Chemistry,
Faculty of Science and Engineering,
Chuo University 
Tel:+81-3-3817-1900
Fax:+81-3-3817-1895
E-mail: nakada.773[at]g.chuo-u.ac.jp
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【Major Field of Professional Interests】

Photocatalysis, Coordination Chemistry, Inorganic Materials Chemistry,

 

【Professinal Career】

Nov. 2020-Present Researcher, PRESTO/JST [Controlled Reaction]
Apr. 2019-Present Assistant Professor, Chuo University, Japan
(with Prof. Ho-Chol Chang)
Nov. 2017-Mar. 2019 Specially Appointed Assistant Professor,
Kyoto University, Japan
(with Prof. Ryu Abe)
Apr. 2017-Nov. 2017 Post-doc, Kyoto University, Japan
(with Prof. Ryu Abe)

 

【Education】

Mar. 2017 Ph. D. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
(Profs. Osamu Ishitani and Kazuhiko Maeda)
Mar. 2014 M. S. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
(Profs. Osamu Ishitani and Kazuhiko Maeda)
Mar. 2012 B. S. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
(Prof. Osamu Ishitani)

 

【 Original Papers】

24. Conduction-Band Control of Oxyhalides with a Triple Fluorite Layer for Visible-Light Photocatalysis
Akinobu Nakada, Daichi Kato, Ryky Nelson, Hikaru Takahira, Masayoshi Yabuuchi, Masanobu Higashi, Hajime Suzuki, Maria Kirsanova, Naoji Kakudou, Cedric Tassel, Takafumi Yamamoto, Craig M. Brown, Richard Dronskowski, Akinori Saeki, Artem Abakumov, Hiroshi Kageyama, Ryu Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 2491-2499. Selected as the Cover Art
 
 
23. Functional-Group-Directed Photochemical Reactions of Aromatic Alcohols, Amines, and Thiols Triggered by Excited-State Hydrogen Detachment: Additive-Free Oligomerization, Disulfidation, and C(sp2)-H Carboxylation with CO2
Kanae Abe, Akinobu Nakada, Takeshi Matsumoto, Daiki Uchijyo, Hirotoshi Mori, Ho-Chol Chang
J. Org. Chem, 2021, 86, 959-969.
22. Excited-state hydrogen detachment from a tris-(o-phenylenediamine) iron(II) complex in THF at room temperature
Akinobu Nakada, Takuji Koike, Takeshi Matsumoto, Ho-Chol Chang
Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 15414-15417. Selected as the Back Cover
 
 
21. Facile and selective synthesis of zeolites L and W from a single-source heptanuclear aluminosilicate precursor
Akira Imaizumi, Akinobu Nakada, Takeshi Matsumoto, Ho-Chol Chang
CrystEngComm, 2020, 22, 5862-5870.
20. Molecular Insights into the Ligand-Based Six-Proton and -Electron Transfer Processes Between Tris-ortho-Phenylenediamines and Tris-ortho-Benzoquinodiimine Iron(II) Complexes
Takeshi Matsumoto, Risa Yamamoto, Masanori Wakizaka, Akinobu Nakada, Ho-Chol Chang
Chem.-Eur. J., 2020, 26, 9609-9619. Selected as a Hot Paper Corrigendum
 
19. Triple-layered Sillén–Aurivillius Perovskite Oxychloride Bi5PbTi3O14Cl as a Visible-light-responsive Photocatalyst for Water Splitting
Daichi Ozaki, Hajime Suzuki, Akinobu Nakada, Masanobu Higashi, Osamu Tomita, Hiroshi Kageyama, Ryu Abe
Chem. Lett., 2020, 49, 978-981.
18. Identification of Prime Factors to Maximize the Photocatalystic Hydrogen Evolution of Covalent Organic Frameworks
Samrat Ghosh, Akinobu Nakada, Maximilian Springer, Takahiro Kawaguchi, Katsuaki Suzuki, Hironori Kaji, Igor Baburin, Agnieszka Kuc, Thomas Heine, Hajime Suzuki, Ryu Abe, Shu Seki
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 9752-9762.
17. Fe/Ru Oxide as a Versatile and Effective Cocatalystfor Boosting Z-Scheme Water-Splitting: Suppressing Undesirable Backward Electron Transfer
Akinobu Nakada, Hajime Suzuki, Junie Jhon M. Vequizo, Kanta Ogawa, Masanobu Higashi, Akinori Saeki, Akira Yamakata, Hiroshi Kageyama, Ryu Abe
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11, 45606-45611.
 
16. Band Engineering of Double-Layered Sillén-Aurivillius Perovskite Oxychlorides for Visible-Light-Driven Water Splitting
Akinobu Nakada, Masanobu Higashi, Takuma Kimura, Hajime Suzuki, Daichi Kato, Hiroyuki, Takafumi Yamamoto, Akinori Saeki, Hiroshi Kageyama, Ryu Abe
Chem. Mater., 2019, 31, 3419-3429. Selected as the Cover Art
 
 
 
 
15. Effective Strategy for Enhancing Z-scheme Water Splitting with IO3-/I- Redox Mediator by using Visible Light Responsive TaON Photocatalyst Co-loaded with Independently Optimized Two Different Cocatalysts
Yukari Iwase, Osamu Tomita, Masanobu Higashi, Akinobu Nakada, Ryu Abe
Sustain. Energy Fuels, 2019, 3, 1501-1508.
14. Solar Water Oxidation by Visible-Light-Responsive Tantalum/Nitrogen-Codoped Rutile Titania Anode for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting and Carbon Dioxide Fixation
Akinobu Nakada, Tomoki Uchiyama, Nozomi Kawakami, Shunta Nishioka, Ryutaro Kamata, Go Sahara, Hiromu Kumagai, Osamu Ishitani, Yoshiharu Uchimoto, Kazuhiko Maeda
ChemPhotoChem, 2019, 3, 37-45.
Selected as the Front Cover (Link to the Cover Profile)
 
13. Flux Synthesis of Layered Oxyhalide Bi4NbO8Cl Photocatalyst for Efficient Z-scheme Water Splitting Under Visible Light
Kanta Ogawa, Akinobu Nakada, Hajime Suzuki, Osamu Tomita, Masanobu Higashi, Akinori Saeki, Hiroshi Kageyama, Ryu Abe
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11, 5642-5650.
12. Effects of Interfacial Electron Transfer in Metal Complex−Semiconductor Hybrid Photocatalysts on Z-scheme CO2 Reduction under Visible Light
Akinobu Nakada, Ryo Kuriki, Keita Sekizawa, Shunta Nishioka, Junie Jhon M. Vequizo, Tomoki Uchiyama, Nozomi Kawakami, Dailing Lu, Akira Yamakata, Yoshiharu Uchimoto, Osamu Ishitani, Kazuhiko Maeda
ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 9744-9754.
 
11. Improved Activity of Hydrothermally-Prepared WO3 Photocatalysts by Sodium Salt Additives
Kanta Ogawa, Osamu Tomita, Kohei Takagi, Akinobu Nakada, Masanobu Higashi, Ryu Abe
Chem. Lett. 2018, 47, 985-988.
10. Enhanced H2 Evolution on ZnIn2S4 Photocatalyst under Visible Light by Surface Modification with Metal Cyanoferrates
Hikaru Matsuoka, Masanobu Higashi, Akinobu Nakada, Osamu Tomita, Ryu Abe
Chem. Lett. 2018, 47, 941-944. Open Access, Editors Choice, Selected as the Cover Picture
 
9. Two-step synthesis of Sillén-Aurivillius type oxychlorides to enhance the photocatalytic activity for visible-light-induced water splitting
Akinobu Nakada, Akinori Saeki, Masanobu Higashi, Hiroshi Kageyama, Ryu Abe
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 10909-10917.
8. Improved water oxidation under visible light on oxyhalide Bi4MO8X (M = Nb, Ta; X = Cl, Br) photocatalysts prepared using excess halogen precursors
Hironobu Kunioku, Akinobu Nakada, Masanobu Higashi, Osamu Tomita, Hiroshi Kageyama, Ryu Abe
Sustain. Energy Fuels, 2018, 2016, 45, 4974-4977. Selected as the Inside Front Cover
7. Improved visible-​light activity of nitrogen-​doped layered niobate photocatalysts by NH3-​nitridation with KCl flux
Hajime Suzuki, Osamu Tomita, Masanobu Higashi, Akinobu Nakada, Ryu Abe
Appl. Catal. B, 2018, 232, 49-54.
6. Selective Electrocatalysis of a Water-​Soluble Rhenium(I) Complex for CO2 Reduction Using Water As an Electron Donor
Akinobu Nakada, Osamu Ishitani
ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 354-363. Selected as the Cover Art

 
5. Solar-driven Z-scheme water splitting using tantalum/nitrogen co-doped rutile titania nanorod as an oxygen evolution photocatalyst
Akinobu Nakada, Shunta Nishioka, Junie M. Vequizo, Kanemichi Muraoka, Tomoki Kanazawa, Akira Yamakata, Shunsuke Nozawa, Hiromu Kumagai, Shin-ich Adachi, Osamu Ishitani, Kazuhiko Maeda
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 11710-11719.
4. Visible-light-driven CO2 reduction on a hybrid photocatalyst consisting of a Ru(II) binuclear complex and a Ag-loaded TaON in aqueous solutions
Akinobu Nakada, Takuya Nakashima, Keita Sekizawa, Kazuhiko Maeda, Osamu Ishitani
Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 4364-4371. Open Access
 
3. Highly efficient visible-light-driven CO2 reduction to CO using a Ru(II)-Re(I) supramolecular photocatalyst in an aqueous solution
Akinobu Nakada, Kazuhide Koike, Kazuhiko Maeda, Osamu Ishitani
Green. Chem., 2016, 18, 139-143. Open Access
2. Bias-Dependent Oxidative or Reductive Quenching of a Molecular Excited-State Assembly Bound to a Transparent Conductive Oxide
Byron H. Farnum, Akinobu Nakada, Osamu Ishitani, Thomas J. Meyer
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 25180-25187.
1. Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction to Formic Acid Using a Ru(II)-Re(I) Supramolecular Complex in an Aqueous Solution
Akinobu Nakada, Kazuhide Koike, Takuya Nakashima, Tatsuki Morimoto, Osamu Ishitani
Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 1800-1807.
 
 

【Other Publications】

 
3. 励起状態水素脱離による光物質変換–レドックス活性配位子の新しい活用法
中田 明伸、張 浩徹、
月刊化学, 2021, 1月号, 68-69.
2. 架け橋
中田 明伸
CanAppleニュース, 2020, 136号.
 
1. Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction Using Metal Complexes
Akinobu Nakada, Osamu Ishitani
Optronics, 2015, 34, 66-70.

【Invited Lecture】

 
2. 7th Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry
Oct. 17, 2019, Malaysia
"Photochemical H2 Evolution and CO2 Fixation Using an ortho-Phenylenediamine Fe(II) Complex"
1. RSC Symposium: Frontiers of Catalysis and Photocatalysis for Energy Chemistry
Jan. 25, 2019, Kyoto
"Band engineering of layered bismuth oxyhalides for visible-light-driven water splitting"
 
 

【Awards and Other Activities】

Sep. 2020 Organizing Committee: The 70th Conference on JSCC
May 2020~ Young Committee: The Photofunctional Complexes Research Association Japan
Nov. 2019 Organizing Committee: ISF-3 Young
Nov. 2018 Best Presentation Award:The 37th SSPC
Apr. 2018 CSJ Presentation Award:The 98th CSJ Annual Meeting
Feb. 2018 Seiichi Tejima Memorial Award 2017
Sep. 2016 JPPC Presentation Prize:Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2016
Dec. 2015 Best Presentation Prize:The Fourth International Education Forum on Environment and Energy Science
Nov. 2015 Best Poster Award:The 5th CSJ Chemistry Festa
Aug. 2015 Student Presentation Award:The 27th Annual Meeting on Coordination Photochemistry
Apr. 2015 CSJ Student Presentation Award:The 95th CSJ Annual Meeting
Nov. 2014 Best Presentation Award:Education Symposium for Young Scientists 2014
Nov. 2013 Student Presentation Award:The 63th Conference of Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry
Sep. 2013 Best Presentation Award:Education Symposium for Young Scientists 2013
Mar. 2012 Best Poster Award:Graduation Research Presentation 2011 (Faculty of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology)