Kazutami Sakamoto, Ph.D.
Dr. Kazutami Sakamoto is currently Guest Professor of Dept. of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute for Colloid and Interface Science & Research Center for Space Colony at Tokyo University of Science, Japan. He is a former professor of Graduate school of Pharmacy at Chiba Institute of Science for Cosmetic Science. He has received his Ph. D. from Faculty of Science at Tohoku University in 1980 in Japan. He has extensive R&D experiences in industry since 1971 to 2008 with Ajinomoto, Shiseido and Seiwa Kasei and at academia since 2008. He has elucidated pioneering research on the physicochemical properties of amino acid based chiral surfactants, chiral mesoporous silica and cosmetic science for new material development and substantiations.

Dr. Sakamoto received 39th Scientific award from Japan Oil Chemists' Society in 2005. He was a Chairman of Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry at The Chemical Society of Japan for 2007-2008. He is a fellow of The Chemical Society of Japan. Since 2018 he serves for ISO as a chairman of ISO/TC91 surface active agents. For IFSCC, he was the Award committee member for IFSCC Congress (2000, 2002, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016), presented Plenary lecture at IFSCC 27th Congress(2012), EMCEP Philippines Speaker (2018) and incoming Editor for the IFSCC Magazine from 2021.

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