Hiroki Minehara

Visiting Researcher

Hiroki was born in Nara, Japan in 1982. He got interested in Chemistry when he was a high school student and studied in earnest at Kyoto University. He completed his Masters under the direction of Prof. Yoshiki Chujo. His research topics were synthesis of multi-hydrogen bonded supramolecules and synthesis of stimuli-responsive metal nanoparticles. In 2008, he entered Toray Industries, Inc. He has started his work in Hawker’s group as a visiting researcher since May 2013.


Synthesis and characterization of branched block copolymers and self-assembled nanostructure.