Shigeru Deguchi, Ph.D.

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  • BEng, Kyoto University (1990.3)
  • MEng, Kyoto University (1992.3)
  • Ph.D., Kyoto University (1996.11)


  1. Poster Award, 2004 Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Extremophiles (2004.11)
  2. Nano Tech Weekly Award, 4th Meeting on Society for Nano Science and Technology (2006.5)
  3. Hot Paper, Chemical Communications, Royal Society of Chemistry (2006.7)
  4. Young Scientist Award, Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, The Chemical Society of Japan (2006.9)
  5. Osawa Award, The Fullerenes and Nanotubes Research Society (2007.2)
  6. Nanopaper of the Month, Nanosafe2 project, European Union (2007.9)
  7. Takagi Award, Bio-Nanotechnology Forum, The Society of Non-Traditional Technology (2008.3)
  8. Ichimura Prize in Technology - Meritorious Achievement Prize, New Technology Development Foundation (2011.4)

Professional Experience

Selected publications

  1. Self-Aggregates of Hydrophobized Polysaccharides in Water. Formation and Characteristics of Nanoparticles
    Kazunari Akiyoshi, Shigeru Deguchi, Nobuhiro Moriguchi, Shigehiko Yamaguchi, Junzo Sunamoto, Macromolecules, 26, 3062-3068 (1993).
  2. Novel Approach for the Synthesis of Hydrophobe Modified Polyacrylamide. Direct N-Alkylation of Polyacrylamide in Dimethyl Sulfoxide
    Shigeru Deguchi, Björn Lindman, Polymer, 40, 7163-7165 (1999).
  3. Stable Dispersions of Fullerenes, C60 and C70, in Water. Preparation and Characterization
    Shigeru Deguchi, Rossitza G. Alargova, Kaoru Tsujii, Langmuir, 17, 6013 -6017 (2001).
  4. Reaction Behaviors of Glycine under Super- and Subcritical Water Conditions
    Dimitar K. Alargov, Shigeru Deguchi, Kaoru Tsujii, Koki Horikoshi, Origins Life Evol. Biospheres, 32, 1-12 (2002).
  5. Cooking Cellulose in Hot and Compressed Water
    Shigeru Deguchi, Kaoru Tsujii, Koki Horikoshi, Chem. Commun., 2006, 3293-3295.
  6. Facile Generation of Fullerene Nanoparticles by Hand-Grinding
    Shigeru Deguchi, Sada-atsu Mukai, Mikiko Tsudome, and Koki Horikoshi, Adv. Mater. 18 (6), 729-732 (2006).
  7. Supercritical Water: A Fascinating Medium for Soft Matter
    Shigeru Deguchi, Kaoru Tsujii, Soft Matter, 3, 797-803 (2007).
  8. Versatile Solidified Nanofibrous Cellulose-Containing Media for Growth of Extremophiles
    Mikiko Tsudome, Shigeru Deguchi, Kaoru Tsujii, Susumu Ito, Koki Horikoshi, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 75, 4616-4619 (2009). (cover photo)
  9. Microbial Growth at Hyperaccelerations up to 403,367 × g
    Shigeru Deguchi, Hirokazu Shimoshige, Mikiko Tsudome, Sada-atsu Mukai, Robert W. Corkery, Susumu Ito, Koki Horikoshi, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 108 (19), 7997-8002 (2011).
  10. Bottom-Up Formation of Dodecane-in-Water Nanoemulsions from Hydrothermal Homogeneous Solutions
    Shigeru Deguchi, Nao Ifuku, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52 (25), 6409-6412 (2013) (cover photo).
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