Kiyotaka Asakura, Associate editor
Hokkaido University, Japan
Professor Kiyotaka Asakura completed his undergraduate degree in chemistry at the University of Tokyo, Japan in 1981, and went on to complete his PhD at the same university in 1987. He subsequently moved to Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt fellow, Fritz-Haber-Instite, Berlin, then Assistant Professor, Lecturer and on to Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo, Japan. He is now Professor at the Institute for Catalysis (ICAT), Hokkaido University, Japan.
Professor Kiyotaka Asakura has expertise in X-ray spectroscopy, surface science, catalyst characterization, catalysis and microscopy.