Tutorial speaker and conference/symposium chair
Kazuki Nakanishi, Kyoto University, Japan
Started working at Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University in 1986. Doctor of Engineering degree from Kyoto University in 1991. Developed monolithic HPLC columns using silica with hierarchical macro/mesopores, commercialized by Merck KGaA in 2000. Received ISGS D.R. Ulrich Prize (1997) and ICG Gottardi Prize (1999), and others. Stayed in Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz (2000) and University of Montpellier II (2011). Has been serving as one of the co-editors of Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology (Springer Verlag) since 2009. Author of >270 peer reviewed publications with >11000 total citations (h index = 53), the holder of >60 patents, and the co-author of 40 book chapters.