Title: "On the materials for Potassium-Ion Batteries" / Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Shinichi Komaba
Title: "On the materials for Potassium-Ion Batteries" / Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Prof. Shinichi Komaba works as a Professor of Applied Chemistry at Tokyo University of Science and a Project Professor at Kyoto University. After obtaining his Ph.D. from Waseda University, Komaba joined Iwate University in 1998. From 2003 to 2004, he also worked at Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux, France, as a post-doctoral research fellow. In 2005, he moved to Tokyo University of Science as a faculty member. Among other awards Professor Komaba received 2014 Resonate Award from Caltech, USA, for his research in energy storage, which is aimed at making sodium-ion batteries and safer lithium-ion battery systems.