Personnel Information




Institute of Science and Technology


Associate Professor

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Doctor (Engineering), Basic chemistry, Osaka University, Coursework, 2007.03

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • Niigata University Headquarters for Management Strategy Office for Promoting the Cultivation of Young Researchers, Assistant Professor, 2012.06 - 2016.03

  • Niigata University Institute for Research Promotion, Assistant Professor, 2016.04 - 2017.03

  • Niigata University Faculty of Engineering Department of Engineering, Associate Professor, 2017.04 -

  • Niigata University Graduate School of Science and Technology Advanced Materials Science and Technology, Associate Professor, 2017.04 -


Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Visible light responsive rhodium and antimony-codoped SrTiO3 powdered photocatalyst loaded with IrO2 cocatalyst for solar water splitting, Rikako Asai, Hiroaki Nemoto, Qingxin Jia, Kenji Saito, Akihide Iwase, Akihiko Kudo, Chemical Communications, Vol.50, pp.2543-2546, 2014, English

    Research paper (scientific journal), Joint Work

  • Visible-light-driven water oxidation at a polychromium-oxo-electrodeposited TiO2 electrode as a new type of earth-abundant photoanode, Masashi Kajita, Kenji Saito, Naoto Abe, Kazuki Matsubara, Tatsuto Yui, Masayuki Yagi, Chemical Communications, Vol.50, pp.1241-1243, 2014, English

    Research paper (scientific journal), Joint Work

  • Arrangement effect of di-µ-oxo dimanganese catalyst and Ru(bpy)32+ photoexcitation centers adsorbed in mica on visible-light-derived water oxidation, Masanari Hirahara, Hirosato Yamazaki, Satoshi Yamada, Kazuki Matsubara, Kenji Saito, Tatsuto Yui, Masayuki Yagi, Catalysis Science & Technology, Vol.3, pp.1776-1781, 2013, English

    Research paper (scientific journal), Joint Work

  • Crystallization of tungsten trioxide having small mesopores: Highly efficient photoanode for visible-light-driven water oxidation, Debraj Chandra, Kenji Saito, Tatsuto Yui, Masayuki Yagi, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Vol.52, pp.12606-12609, 2013, English

    Research paper (scientific journal), Joint Work

  • Diameter-dependent photocatalytic performance of niobium pentoxide nanowire, Kenji Saito, Akihiko Kudo, Dalton Transactions, Vol.42, pp.6867-6872, 2013, English

    Research paper (scientific journal), Joint Work

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Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2016.04 - 2019.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B),2014.04 - 2016.03