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Prof Dr Mikio Miyake
PhD (Osaka University, Japan)
contact-staff-mikio-miyake Professor Dr.
Environment Engineering  and Green Technology
Tel:03 2203 1534
Research Interests
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Nanotechnology
  • Fuel Cell
  • Renewable Energy


  • Principal investigator : Fuel cell cutting-edge science research project,1-4-2009 , 28-2-2014, NEDO, Japan, 10000806-0, JPY104,455,000,
  • Principal investigator : Development of PEFC technologies aiming for practical application/base technology,1-4-2008 , 28-2-2009, NEDO, Japan, 8001242-0, JPY52,439,000,
  • Principal investigator : Synthesis of carbon nanotubes over structure controlled Pd binary-metal nanoparticles as high performance catalysts 1-4-2005, 31-3-2007: MEXT, Japan, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research( B), 17360385, JPY15,600,000
Previous Positions
  • Professor , JAIST, 1993-2015,
  • Dean, School of Materials Science, JAIST, 2005-2008
  • Senator,  School of Materials Science, JAIST, 1999-2002
  • Associate Professor, Osaka Univ, 1984-1993
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Chemistry Department, The Univ. of Chicago, 1987-1988
  • Assistant Professor, Osaka Univ, 1977-1984


  • The Ceramics Society of Japan: Chief of the Hokuriku branch, 2013-2015
  • The Chemical Society of Japan: Evaluation panel of award; Chairman of annual meeting of Hokuriku branch
  • The Japan Petroleum Institute: Trustee; Delegate; Committee member for cooperation with oil producing countries;  Evaluation Panel of award; Editorial board member of The
  • Journal of Petroleum Institute; Secretary of Kansai branch
  • The Japan Institute of Energy: Delegate;  Evaluation Panel of award; Secretary of Kansai branch
  • Panel of Academic Advisory Board: Nara Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) 2006-2009; Industrial Research Institute of Ishikawa,2004-2015
  • Evaluation panel: Tenure Track Program of Assistant Professor at Yamagata Univ. 2009-2015
  • Evaluation Panel of award of Grants: MEXT; NEDO; JST
  • Reviewer of manuscripts: The American Chemical Society; The Royal Society; The Chemical Society of Japan; Wiley-VCH; Elsevier; Springer, etc.
  • Member of Society: The American Chemical Society; The Carbon Society of Japan; The Ceramics Society of Japan; The Chemical Society of Japan; The Electrochemical Society of Japan; The Japan Institute of Energy; The Japan Petroleum Institute; The Society of Polymer Science, Japan


  • The Japan Petroleum Institute Award, 5-2013: 
  • The Japan Institute of Energy Award in Academic Division, 2-2013:
  • The Fuel Society of Japan (now, The Japan Institute of Energy) Progress Award, 2-1989:
Selected Publications
  • Amin Termeh Yosefi, Shoichirou Ikeda, Mohamad Rusop Mohmood, Mikio Miyake, “High efficacy of platform for biosensors based on optimum physical chemistry of carbon nanotubes”, Chem. Vapor Deposition (in press)
  • K. Miyabayashi, H. Nishihara, M. Miyake, 2014,“Platinum nanoparticles modified with alkylamine derivatives as an active and stable catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction”, Langmuir, 30, 2936-2942
  • M. Lei, C. Liang, H. Qing, K, Miyabayashi, M. Miyake, T. Yang, 2014,  “Morphology-controlled growth of Platinum nanoparticles taking advantage of smaller molecular and inorganic salt”, Acta Materia, 63, 202-208
  • M. Miyake, 2013, “Development of mild reactions of heavy fossile fuels to produce solubilized derivatives and characterization of their chemical structures”, J. Jpn. Inst. Energy, 92, 340-346 (in Japanese) (Review article)
  • M. Miyake, 2013, “Composition analysis of molecular levels of heavy hydrocarbon resources using Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrograph”, Petrotech, 36, 579-583 (in Japanese) (Review article)
  • M. Miyake, K, Miyabayashi, 2013, “Development of facile preparation methods for precisely structure-controlled Pt nanocrystals and their application as olefin hydrogenation model catalysts”, J. Jpn. Petro. Inst., 56, 214-220 (in Japanese) (Review article)
  • M. Miyake, K. Miyabayashi, 2012, “Shape and size controlled Pt nanocrystals as novel catalysts”, Catal. Surv. Asia, 16, 1-13 (Review article)
  • Z. Shen, Y. Matsuki, K. Higashimine, M. Miyake, T. Shimoda, 2012, “Formation of porous Pt nanoparticles through core-shell Pt-Al nanoalloys and wet chemical etching”, Chem. Lett., 41, 644-645 (2012)
  • Y. Nonoguchi, T. Nakashima, A. Tanaka, K. Miyabayashi, M. Miyake, T. Kawai, 2011, “Oligomerization of cadmium chalcogenide nanocrystals into CdTe-containing superlattice chains”, Chem. Commun., 47, 11270-11272
  • M. Cao, K. Miyabayashi, Z. Shen, K. Ebitani, M. Miyake, 2011, “Olefin hydrogenation catalysis of platinum nanocrystals with different shapes”, J. Nanopart. Res., 13, 5147-5156
  • K. Miyabayashi, S. Nakamura, M. Miyake, 2011, “Synthesis of small platinum cube with less than 3 nm by the control of growth kinetics”, Cryst. Growth Des., 11, 4292-4295
  • K. Miyabayashi, M. Higashimoto, Z. Shen, M. Miyake, 2011, “Site specific deposition of Ag on the corners of Pt nanocubes”, Chem. Lett., 40, 705-707 (Editor’s choice)
  • M. Ohta, K. Inokuma, K. Miyabayashi, M. Miyake, I. Yagi, 2010, “Electrochemical fabrication of cubic-shaped Pt nanoparticles onto carbon fiber electrodes”, Electrochemistry, 78, 132-135
  • M. Miyake, K. Miyabayashi, 2010, “Preparation of shape-controlled or arranged metal nanoparticles by the liquid reduction methods and their application”, Expected Mater. Future, 10, 30-36 (in Japanese) (Review article)