Dr. Shin-ichi Yusa

Department of Materials Science and Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering

University of Hyogo, 2167 Shosha, Himeji, Japan

Associate Professor



1997 Ph.D., Department of Science, Osaka University, Japan

1995 M.Sc., Department of Science, Osaka University, Japan

1993 B.Sc., Department of Science, Osaka University, Japan

Publications (Selected)

  1. K. Osawa, T. Imae, M. Ujihara, A. Harada, K. Ochi, K. Ishihara, S. Yusa, Preparation of amphiphilic diblock copolymers with pendant hydrophilic phosphorylcholine and hydrophobic dendron groups and their self-association behavior in water. J Polym Sci Part A: Polym Chem, 51: 4923-4931, 2013.
  2. S. Zhai, S. Yusa, K. Nakashima, Synthesis of hollow zinc oxide nanoparticles by templating micelles of poly(styrene-b-acrylic acid-b-ethylene oxide) in aqueous solutions. Chem Lett, 86: 884-890, 2013.
  3. T. Yazawa, S. Miyamoto, S. Yusa, T. Jin, A. Mineshige, Preparation of pH responsive porous glass by surface modification with COOH group. Materials Research Bulletin, 48: 4267-4270, 2013.
  4. Y. Iwasaki, M. Sakiyama, S. Fujii, S. Yusa, Surface modification of mammalian cells with stimuli-responsive polymers. Chem Commun, 49: 7824-7826, 2013.
  5. K. Nakai, M. Nishiuchi, M. Inoue, K. Ishihara, Y. Sanada, K. Sakurai, S. Yusa, Preparation and characterization of polyion complex micelles with phosphobetaine shells. Langmuir, 29: 9651-9661, 2013.
  6. S. Ito, K. Takahashi, S. Yusa, M. Saito, T. Shigetomi, Ultra-durable dye-sensitized solar cells under 120 °C using cross-linkage dye and ionic-liquid electrolyte. International Journal of Photoenergy, 2013: 501868, 2013.
  7. Y. Kawauchi, A. Kouka, S. Guragain, B. P. Bastakoti, S. Yusa, K. Nakashima, Schizophrenic micelles of poly(3-(methacryloylamino)propyltrimethylammonium chloride-b- 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate) in aqueous solutions. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 434: 56-62, 2013.
  8. B. P. Bastakoti, S.-H. Liao, M. Inoue, S. Yusa, M. Imura, K. Nakashima, K. C.-W. Wu, Y. Yamauchi, pH-responsive polymeric micelles with core-shell-corona architectures as intracellular anticancer drug Carriers. Sci Technol Adv Mater, 14: 044402, 2013.
  9. S. Fujii, Y. Yokoyama, Y. Miyanari, T. Shiono, M. Ito, S. Yusa, Y. Nakamura, Micrometer-sized gold-silica Janus particles as particulate emulsifiers. Langmuir, 29: 5457-5465, 2013.
  10. S. Zhai, Y. Manako, S. Yusa, K. Nakashima, Synthesis of nanometer-sized hollow calcium tungstate particles by using micelles of poly(styrene-b-acrylic acid-b-ethylene oxide) as a soft template. Chem Lett, 42: 735-737, 2013.
  11. K. Nakai, H. Nakagawa, K. Kuroda, S. Fujii, Y. Nakamura, S. Yusa, Near-infrared-responsive liquid marbles stabilized with carbon nanotubes. Chem Lett, 42: 719-721, 2013.
  12. B. P. Bastakoti, Y. Hsu, S.-H. Liao, K. C.-W. Wu, M. Inuoe, S. Yusa, K. Nakashima, Y. Yamauchi, Inorganic-organic hybrid nanoparticles with biocompatible calcium phosphate thin shells for drastic enhanced fluorescence. Chemistry-An Asian Journal, 8: 1301-1305, 2013.
  13. C. M. Phan , T. N. Le , C. V. Nguyen , S. Yusa, Modeling adsorption of cationic surfactants at air/water interface without using Gibbs equation. Langmuir, 29 4743-4749, 2013.
  14. Y. Asanuma, Y. Inoue, S. Yusa, K. Ishihara, Hybridization of poly(2-methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine-block-2-ethylhexyl methacrylate) with segmented polyurethane for reducing thrombogenicity”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 108: 239-245, 2013.
  15. K. Nakai, S. Fujii, Y. Nakamura, S. Yusa, Ultraviolet light-responsive liquid marbles. Chem Lett, 42: 586-588, 2013.
  16. Y. Yokoyama, S. Yusa, Water-soluble complexes formed from hydrogen bonding interactions between poly(ethylene glycol) containing triblock copolymer and poly(methacrylic acid). Polym J, 45: 985-992, 2013.
  17. B. P. Bastakoti, K. C.-W. Wu, M. Inoue, S. Yusa, K. Nakashima, Y. Yamauchi, Multifunctional core-shell-corona type polymeric micelles for anticancer drug delivery and imaging. Chem Eur J, 19: 4812-4817, 2013.
  18. S. Fujii, S. Yamashita, Y. Kakigi, K. Aono, S. Hamasaki, S. Yusa, Y. Nakamura, Thiol-terminated hydroxy-functional polymer as a transtab toward polymer latex particles. Colloid and Polymer Science, 291: 1171-1180, 2013.
  19. H. J. Haroosh, Y. Dong, D. S. Chaudhary, G. D. Ingram, S. Yusa, Electrospun PLA: PCL composites embedded with unmodified and 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane (ASP) modified halloysite nanotubes (HNT). Journal of Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, 110: 433-442, 2013.
  20. S. Chavda, S. Yusa, M. Inoue, L. Abezgauz, E. Kesselman, D. Danino, P. Bahadur, Synthesis of stimuli responsive PEG47-b-PAA126-b-PSt32 triblock copolymer and its self-assembly in aqueous solutions. European Polymer Journal, 49: 209-216, 2013.
  21. H. Hamasaki, N. Fukui, S. Fujii, S. Yusa, Y. Nakamura, Sterically stabilized polypyrrole-palladium nanocomposite particles synthesized by aqueous chemical oxidative dispersion polymerization. Colloid and Polymer Science, 291: 223-230, 2013.