Koichiro Takao

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Koichiro Takao

Associate Professor

Actinide ChemistryCoordination ChemistrySolution

Research Projects

  • Development of Wet Chemical Processing of Nuclear Waste Glass to Retrieve Radionuclides (ImPACT)

  • Fundamental Study on Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycle Based on Coordination and Solution Chemistry

  • Preparation of Pure Uranyl(V) Complexes and Exploring Its Behavior Arising from 5f1 Electronic Configuration

  • Microwave-Assisted Solvent Extraction of Inert Platinum Group Metals

  • Development of Efficient and Versatile Method for Ionic Liquid Preparation and Purification

Topics

  • Advances in Engineering, “Microwave-Assisted Solvent Extraction of Inert Platinum Group Metals” (Original Paper: ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2016, 4, 2459-2463.)

2006 - 2008

Posdoc, Tokyo Institute of Technology

2008 - 2010

Posdoc, FZD (Germany, currently HZDR)

2010 - 2012

Assistant Prof., Seikei Univ.

2013 - 2016

Assistant Prof., Tokyo Institute of Technology

2016 -

Associate Prof, IIR, Tokyo Institute of Technology

2005

Poster Award in 5th Green and Sustainable Chemistry Symposium (2005.3).

2014

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. Selected Paper “Efficient and Versatile Anion Metathesis Reaction for Ionic Liquid Preparation by Using Conjugate Acid and Ortho Ester”, Koichiro Takao, Shinobu Takao, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2014, 87, 974-981.

2014

Takao, K.; Tsushima, S.; Ogura, T.; Tsubomura, T.; Ikeda, Y. “Experimental and Theoretical Approaches to Redox Innocence of Ligands in Uranyl Complexes: What is Formal Oxidation State of Uranium in Reductant of Uranyl(VI)?” Inorg. Chem201453, 5772-5780.

2016

Ikeda, S.; Mori, T.; Ikeda, Y.; Takao, K. “Microwave-Assisted Solvent Extraction of Inert Platinum Group Metals from HNO3(aq) to Betainium-Based Thermomorphic Ionic Liquid” ACS Sustainable Chem Eng20164, 2459-2463.

2017

Kazama, H.; Tsushima, S.; Ikeda, Y.; Takao, K. “Molecular and Crystal Structures of Uranyl Nitrate Coordination Polymers with Double-Headed 2-Pyrrolidone Derivatives”  Inorg. Chem.  201756, 13530-13534.

Takao, K.; Ikeda, Y.; Kazama, H. “New concept for molecular design of N-substituted 2-pyrrolidone derivatives towards advanced reprocessing method for spent ThO2 fuels” Energy Procedia2017, 131, 157-162.

Takao, K.; Akashi, S. “Exploring Catalytic Activity of Lewis-acidic Uranyl Complexes in Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution of Acid Anhydrides” RSC Adv20177, 12201-12207.

2018

Takanori Mashita,  Satoru Tsushima  and   Koichiro Takao  ”Controlling the lability of uranyl(VI) through intramolecular π–π stacking” Dalton Transactions., 2018, 47, 13072-13080.

Takao, K.; Tsushima, S. “The oxidation of borohydrides by photoexcited [UO2 (CO3 )3 ]4” Dalton Trans. 201847, 5149-5152.

2019

Takao, K.; Kazama, H.; Ikeda, Y.; Tsushima, S. “Crystal Structure of Regularly Th-Symmetric [U(NO3)6]2- Salts with Hydrogen Bond Polymers of Diamide Building Blocks” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 201958, 240-243.