Researcher Profile

Kenji Miyatake

Maneger, Professor

Specialty
Fuel cells
Proton conductive polymers
e-mail address
miyatake@yamanashi.ac.jp

History

Affiliation Clean Energy Research Center, Fuel Cell Nanomaterials Center
Education 1996.3 Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Degree Ph.D. (Waseda University)
Professional Career 1995Lecturer (Waseda University)
2001Associate Professor (University of Yamanashi)
2009Professor (University of Yamanashi)
Prizes / Awards 2003Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science,
The Society of Polymer Science, Japan
2005The Young Scientists' Prize by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports,
Science and Technology, Japan
2007Encouragement Award, The Yamanashi Academy of Sciences, Japan

Specialties

Subject of Study Polymer electrolyte fuel cells
Proton conducting electrolyte membranes
Research KeywordsPolymers, Fuel cells, Membranes
Academic Society AffiliationsRoyal Society of Chemistry; American Chemical Society; International Society of Electrochemistry;
Chemical Society of Japan; Society of Polymer Science, Japan; Electrochemical Society of Japan

Research Achievements

PublicationsPapers
  1. Fluorene-Containing Cardo Polymers as Ion Conductive Membranes for Fuel Cells (Polym. Chem.) (2011)
  2. Polyimide Ionomer Containing Superacid Groups (Polym. Adv. Tech.) (2011)
  3. Sulfonated Block Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications via Oligomeric Sulfonation (Macromolecules) (2011)
  4. Fluorene-Containing Cardo Polymers as Ion Conductive Membranes for Fuel Cells (Polym. Chem.) (2011)
  5. Polyimide Ionomer Containing Superacid Groups (Polym. Adv. Tech.) (2011)
  6. Sulfonated Block Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications via Oligomeric Sulfonation (Macromolecules) (2011)
  7. ATR-FTIR Study of Water in Nafion Membrane Combined with Proton Conductivity Measurements during Hydration/dehydration Cycle (J. Phys. Chem. B) (2011)
  8. Luminescent Sensory Polymer Coating Composed of Platinumporphyrin and Poly(trimethylsilylpropyne) for Real-Time Oxygen Visualization in Operating PEFCs (Macromol. Chem. Phys.) (2011)
  9. Synthesis and Properties of Anion Conductive Ionomers Containing Fluorenyl Groups for Alkaline Fuel Cell Applications (Polym. Chem.) (2011)
  10. Synthesis and Properties of Multiblock Copoly(arylene ether)s Containing Superacid Groups for Fuel Cell Membranes (J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem.) (2011)
  11. Synthesis, Properties, and Fuel Cell Performance of Perfluorosulfonated Poly(arylene ether)s (Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.) (2010)
  12. Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone ketone) Multiblock Copolymers with Highly Sulfonated Block. Fuel Cell Performance (J. Phys. Chem. B) (2010)
  13. Proton Conductive Polyimide Ionomer Membranes: Effect of NH, OH, and COOH Groups (J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem.) (2010)
  14. Poly(arylene ether)s Containing Superacid Groups as Proton Exchange Membranes (ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces) (2010) Anion Conductive Aromatic Ionomers Containing Fluorenyl Groups (Macromolecules) (2010)
  15. Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone ketone) Multiblock Copolymers with Highly Sulfonated Block. Synthesis and Properties (Macromolecules) (2010)
  16. Proton-Conductive Aromatic Ionomers Containing Highly Sulfonated Blocks for High-Temperature-Operable Fuel Cells (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.) (2010)
  17. Aromatic Ionomers with Superacid Groups (Chem. Commun.) (2009)
  18. Synthesis and Properties of Sulfonated Block Copolymers Having Fluorenyl Groups for Fuel Cell Applications (ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces) (2009)
  19. Oxygen Reduction at the Pt/Carbon Black-Polyimide Ionomer Interface (J. Phys. Chem. C) (2009)
  20. Effect of the Hydrophobic Component on the Properties of Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone)s (Macromolecules) (2009)
  21. Diagnostic Analyses of Operating Fuel Cells through Direct Visualization of Oxygen Distribution (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.) (2008)