Yuichi was born in 1980, and grew up in Saga, Japan. In 1999, he moved on to Fukuoka to study materials science and engineering. After receiving his M.S. degree from Kyushu University, he joined Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. He had worked on research and development of specialty polymers. Yuichi has started his research study in Hawker group since September 2012 as a visiting researcher.
Yuichi is working on design and synthesis of functional block copolymers.