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Kazunori Nishio
Name Specially-appointed Associate Professor (MIRAI) :
Kazunori Nishio
Office Tokyo Tech. Bld. East 2-607
Tel (ext) +81-3-5734-3935 (3935)
Email nishio.k.ag -at- m.titech.ac.jp

Research interest

  • Pulsed laser deposition
  • Oxide thin film synthesis
  • Lithium ion batteries
  • Energy devices


  • 2011: Dr. Science, The University of Tokyo
  • 2008: M. S. in Science, The University of Tokyo
  • 2006: B. S. in Science, Tokyo University of Science

Professional Experience

  • 2021.8 - present: Specially-appointed Associate Professor, Chemical Science and Engineering,
                            Tokyo Institute of Technology.
  • 2017 - 2021.7: Specially-appointed Assistant Professor, Chemical Science and Engineering,
                            Tokyo Institute of Technology.
  • 2016 - 2017: Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University.
  • 2014 - 2016: Research Associate (PD), Stanford University.
  • 2011 - 2014: Research Associate (PD), GREEN, National Institute for Materials Science.


  • 2012: NIMS-TOYOTA Materials Center Award

Recent Publications

  • L.C. Seitz, C. F. Dickens, K. Nishio, Y. Hikita, J. Montoya, A. Doyle, C. Kirk, A. Vojvodic, H. Y. Hwang, J. K. Norskov, T. F. Jaramillo,
    "A Highly Active and Stable IrOx/SrIrO3 catalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction"
    Science 353, 1011 (2016).
  • Y. Hikita, K. Nishio, L. C. Seitz, P. Chakthranont, T. Tachikawa, T. F. Jaramillo, H. Y. Hwang,
    "Band Edge Engineering of Oxide Photoanodes for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Integration of Subsurface Dipoles with Atomic-Scale Control"
    Adv. Energy Mater 6, 1502154 (2016).
  • K. Nishio, H. Y. Hwang, and Y. Hikita,
    "Thermodynamic guiding principles in selective synthesis of strontium iridate Ruddlesden-Popper epitaxial films"
    APL Materials 4, 036102 (2016).
  • K. Nishio, T. Ohnishi, K. Mitsuishi, N. Ohta, K. Watanabe, K. Takada,
    "Orientation alignment of epitaxial LiCoO2 thin films on vicinal SrTiO3 (100) substrates"
    J. Power Sources 325, 306 (2016).