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International Discussion Meeting
On Polymer Crystallization 2019
943 506 061 info@idmpc19.com

Prof. Sono Sasaki

Presentation: Electron Density Distribution Imaging for Crystal Structure of Linear Polymers by Maximum Entropy Method


  • Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
    • 04/1994-03/1996 Master’s Course, Department of Polymer Science
    • 04/1996-03/1998 Doctoral Course, Department of Polymer Science
    • 03/1999 the Ph.D. degree in Polymer Science (awarded)

Academic / Research Positions

  • Kyushu University
    • 04/1998-03/2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering
  • Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (SPring-8)
    • 04/2004-03/2008 Associate Senior Scientist, Materials Structure Group I, Research & Utilization Division
    • 04/2008-03/2010 Senior Scientist and & Dynamical Structure Team Leader, Materials Structure Group I, Research & Utilization Division
  • RIKEN SPring-8 Center
    • 12/2010-present Instrumentation Team Leader, RSC-RIGAKU Collaboration Center
  • Kyoto Institute of Technology
    • 04/2010-12/2015 Associate Professor, Department of Biobased Materials Science, Graduate School of Science and Technology
    • 01/2016–present Full Professor, Faculty of Fiber Science and Engineering


  • 05/2005 SPSJ Award for the Outstanding Paper in Polymer Journal in 1999, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ)
  • 05/2008 Award for the 55th Outstanding Paper in the Journal of Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi (NGK) (jointly won)