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Mochizuki Kenji

Academic OrganizationAcademic Assembly School of Science and Technology Institute of Textile Science and TechnologyTEL
Education and Research OrganizationFaculty of Textile Science and Technology Division of Chemistry and MaterialsFAX
PositionAssistant ProfessorMail Addressmochizuki@shinshu-u.ac.jp
Address3-15-1, Tokida, Ueda City 386-8567Web sitehttps://www.mochiken-lab.net/

Profile

Assigned Class
Interdisciplinary Cluster for Cutting Edge Research Institute for Fiber Engineering
Research Field
Physical Chemistry, Molecular Simulations, Phase Transitions of water, Antifreeze Proteins, Stimuli-Responsive Polymers
Academic Background
Degree
Ph.D
M.Sc. , Nagoya University
B.Sc. , Nagoya University
Awards
2019 , 11th Inoue Research Award
2018 , 12th Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan
2015 , 31th Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists
2014 , JSPS Ikushi Prize
2014 , 19th Nagakura Research Incentive Award
Research Career
Research Career
2017-2017 , Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
2017-2017 , JSPS Overseas Research Fellow
2016-2016 , Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University
2014-2017 , Department of Chemistry, Okayama University
2012-2012 , Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University

Other Career
2009-2011 , AGC

Research

Books, Articles, etc.
Articles
Computational Study on Homogeneous Melting of Benzene Phase I
Crystals,9(2):84 2019
Author:K. Mochizuki*


Collective Transformation of Water between Hyperactive Antifreeze Proteins: RiAFP
Crystals,9(4):188 2019
Author:K. Mochizuki*, M. Matsumoto


Application of reference-modified density functional theory: Temperature and pressure dependences of solvation free energy
JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY,39(4):202-216 2018
Author:Sumi, Tomonari; Maruyama, Yutaka; Mitsutake, Ayori; Mochizuki, Kenji; Koga, Kenichiro;


Antifreeze Glycoproteins Bind Reversibly to Ice via Hydrophobic Groups
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY,140(14):4803-4811 2018
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Molinero, Valeria;


Temperature-Dependent Structural Changes in Liquid Benzene
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS,9(19):5827-5832 2018
Author:Nagasaka, Masanari; Yuzawa, Hayato; Mochizuki, Kenji; Ruehl, Eckart; Kosugi, Nobuhiro;


Multiple binding modes of a moderate ice-binding protein from a polar microalga
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS,20(39):25295-25303 2018
Author:Kondo, Hidemasa; Mochizuki, Kenji; Bayer-Giraldi, Maddalena;


Hydration-Shell Transformation of Thermosensitive Aqueous Polymers
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS,8(7):1360-1364 2017
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Ben-Amotz, Dor;


Influence of co-non-solvency on hydrophobic molecules driven by excluded volume effect
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS,19(35):23915-23918 2017
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Sumi, Tomonari; Koga, Kenichiro;


Promotion of Homogeneous Ice Nucleation by Soluble Molecules
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY,139(47):17003-17006 2017
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Qiu, Yuqing; Molinero, Valeria;


Densification of AlN ceramics by spark plasma sintering under 1550 degrees C
ADVANCED POWDER TECHNOLOGY,27(3):860-863 2016(May)
Author:Kobayashi, Ryota; Nakajima, Yoshihiro; Mochizuki, Kenji; Harata, Koichi; Goto, Takashi; Iwai, Kentaro; Tatami, Junichi;


Driving forces for the pressure-induced aggregation of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) in water
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS,18(6):4697-4703 2016
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Sumi, Tomonari; Koga, Kenichiro;


Liquid-liquid phase separation of N-isopropylpropionamide aqueous solutions above the lower critical solution temperature
SCIENTIFIC REPORTS,6:- 2016
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Sumi, Tomonari; Koga, Kenichiro;


Cononsolvency behavior of hydrophobes in water plus methanol mixtures
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS,18(24):16188-16195 2016
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Koga, Kenichiro;


Influence of Cononsolvency on the Aggregation of Tertiary Butyl Alcohol in Methanol-Water Mixtures
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY,138(29):9045-9048 2016
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Pattenaude, Shannon R.; Ben-Amotz, Dor;


Water-mediated aggregation of 2-butoxyethanol
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS,18(36):24937-24943 2016
Author:Pattenaude, Shannon R.; Rankin, Blake M.; Mochizuki, Kenji; Ben-Amotz, Dor;


Solid-liquid critical behavior of a cylindrically confined Lennard-Jones fluid
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS,17(28):18437-18442 2015
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Koga, Kenichiro;


Solid-liquid critical behavior of water in nanopores
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,112(27):8221-8226 2015
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Koga, Kenichiro;


A conformational factorisation approach for estimating the binding free energies of macromolecules
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS,16(7):2842-2853 2014
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Whittleston, Chris S.; Somani, Sandeep; Kusumaatmaja, Halim; Wales, David J.;


Local Structures of Methanol-Water Binary Solutions Studied by Soft X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B,118(16):4388-4396 2014
Author:Nagasaka, Masanari; Mochizuki, Kenji; Leloup, Valentin; Kosugi, Nobuhiro;


Diversity of transition pathways in the course of crystallization into ice VII
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS,16(31):16419-16425 2014
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Himoto, Kazuhiro; Matsumoto, Masakazu;


Defect pair separation as the controlling step in homogeneous ice melting
NATURE,498(7454):350-354 2013
Author:Mochizuki, Kenji; Matsumoto, Masakazu; Ohmine, Iwao;

Research Grants
Grants‐in‐aid for Scientific Research(Research Representative)
2018 - 2020 , 挑戦的研究(萌芽)
2015 - 2018 , 若手研究A
2014 - 2014 , 研究活動スタート支援
2008 - 2008 , 特別研究員奨励費

Grants‐in‐aid for Scientific Research(Researcher)
2018 - 2022 , 国際共同研究加速基金(国際共同研究強化B)

Other
2019 - 2020 , 井上科学振興財団
2018 - 2018 , URAファンド2018
2016 - 2016 , ウエスコ学術振興財団長期間海外派遣滞在費助成
2013 - 2013 , 吉田科学技術財団 国際研究集会派遣研究者助成