Akira Fujishima

Akira Fujishima, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Professor Fujishima was born in 1942 in Tokyo. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry from the University of Tokyo in 1971. He taught at Kanagawa University for four years and then moved to the University of Tokyo, where he became Professor in 1986. 
In 2003, he retired from this position and took up the position of Chairman at the Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology. Since 1st of January 2010, he has become President of Tokyo University of Science. His main interests are in photocatalysis, photoelectrochemistry and diamond electrochemistry.