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Associate professor

Contact Information


Summary of Activities

Methane Activation over Heterogenous Catalysts
Electro-Synthesis of Valuable Organic Compounds
Synthesis and Application of Oxide Nanomaterials Using Nanocarbons as
Templates via Precursor Accumulation Method


BEng., Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2000
MEng., Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2002
DEng., Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2005

Professional Experiences

Research Fellowship for Young Scientists, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2005-2007
Assistant Professor, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2007-2016
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 2017-


Physical Chemistry II
Experiments in Applied Chemistry I

Selected Publications

Y. Inami, H. Ogihara, S. Nagamatsu, K. Asakura, I. Yamanaka, “Synergy of Ru and Ir in the Electrohydrogenation of Toluene to Methylcyclohexane on a Ketjenblack-Supported Ru-Ir Alloy Cathode” ACS Catalysis 2019, 9, 2448.


H. Ogihara, T. Maezuru, Y. Ogishima, I. Yamanaka, “Electrochemical reduction of CO2 to CO by a Co-N-C electrocatalyst and PEM reactor at ambient conditions” ChemistrySelect 2016, 1, 5533.


R. Kanega, H. Ogihara, I. Yamanaka, “Electrosynthesis of diphenyl carbonate by homogeneous Pd electrocatalysts using Au nanoparticles on graphene as efficient anodes” Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 6002.


H. Ogihara, M. Fujii, T. Saji, “Hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) over electroless-deposited nickel nanospike arrays” RSC Advances 2014, 4, 58660.


H. Ogihara, J. Xie, J. Okagaki, T. Saji, “Simple method for preparing superhydrophobic paper: spray-deposited hydrophobic silica nanoparticle coatings exhibit high water-repellency and transparency”
Langmuir 2012, 28, 4605.