Katsumi Yoshida

Profile
2001-2004 Research Associate, Chiba Institute of Technology
2004-2007 Researcher, AIST
2007-2015 Assistant Professor, Research Laboratory for Nuclear Reactors, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2015-2016 Associate Professor, Research Laboratory for Nuclear Reactors, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2016- Associate Professor, IIR, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Field of Specialization
Inorganic Materials/ Composites/ Ceramics/ Nuclear Materials/ Severe Environment Resistant Materials/ Porous Materials/ Ceramic Processing

Laboratory for Advanced Nuclear Energy(IIR, Tokyo Tech)

 http://www.nr.titech.ac.jp/~tyano/
 k-yoshida@lane.iir.titech.ac.jp

Research Hub Group:Materials and Devices international hub group

Research Highlights

  • Collaborative research “Development of Highly Microstructure-Controlled Neutron Control Ceramics for Improving Safety of Fast Breeder Reactors” with JAEA and NIMS has been started. (2016.10)

Press

  • Oct. 2016
    Our research subject “Development of Highly Microstructure-Controlled Neutron Control Ceramics for Improving Safety of Fast Breeder Reactors” has been adopted as the national nuclear research project of MEXT.

Selected Awards

  • 2006
    Award for Best Oral Presentation in the 16thMeeting of Japanese Association of Inorganic Phosphorous Chemistry
  • 2007
    Award for Materials and Austceram 2007 Conference Poster Presentation
  • 2009
    50th Dr. Nagai Memorial Incentive Award (the Society of Inorganic Materials, Japan)
  • 2009
    63th Ceramic Society of Japan Awards for Advancements in Ceramic Science and Technology
  • 2012
    International Exchange Incentive Award (the Ceramic Society of Japan)
  • 2016
    Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan, the Editor-in-Chief Award of Distinguished Reviewer in 2015

Selected Publications

  • K. Yoshida, H. Hyuga, N. Kondo, H. Kita, “Synthesis of Precursor for Fibrous Mullite Powder by Alkoxide Hydrolysis Method,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B173, 66-71 (2010).
  • K. Yoshida, Y. Aoyagi, H.i Akimoto, T. Yano, M. Kotani, T. Ogasawara, “Interfacial Control of Uni-Directional SiCf/SiC Composites Based on Electrophoretic Deposition and Their Mechanical Properties,” Compos. Sci. Technol.72[14], 1665-1670 (2012).
  • K. Yoshida, S. Kajikawa, T. Yano, “Microstructure Design and Control for Improvement of Thermal Conductivity of SiCf/SiC Composites,” J. Nucl. Mater., 440[1-3], 539-545 (2013).
  • K. Yoshida, C.-C. See, S. Yokoyama, T. Yano, “Effects of SiC Particle Size and Sintering Temperature on Microstructure of Porous SiC Ceramics Based on In-Situ Grain Growth,” Ceram. Eng. Sci. Proc., 35[5], 173-183 (2014).
  • K. Yoshida, H. Hyuga, N. Kondo, H. Kita, “Surface Modification of Graphite Powder with Lanthanum Ultraphosphate by Chemical Process and Its Oxidation Resistance,” Adv. Powder Technol., 26, 901-906 (2015).