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Koichi Segawa

1C35 Swearingen Engineering Center
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208
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Koichi Segawa

Research Professor

Curriculum Vitæ
I. Education
  • Ph. D., Department of Chemistry, Sophia University
  • M. Sc., Department of Chemistry, Sophia University
  • B. Sc., Department of Chemistry, Sophia University
II. Honors and Awards
  • 1988 - Visiting Professor, De la Salle University (Philippine)
  • 1989 - Visiting Professor, University of Litoral (Argentina)
  • 1990 - Expert on Mission, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • 2002 - The Japan Petroleum Institute Award "Catalyst Developments for Ultra Deep Hydrodesulfurization"
  • 2007 - Catalysis Society of Japan Award "Catalyst Developments for Amine Synthesis and Excellent Services for CSJ"
  • Emeritus Professor, Sophia University
III. Professiional Experience
  • 1971 - 1979, Research Associate of Chemistry, Sophia University
  • 1979 - 1981, Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • 1979 - 1985, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Sophia University
  • 1985 - 1991, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Sophia University
  • 1991 - 2007, Professor of Chemistry, Sophia University
  • 1991 - 1995, Regional Editor, "Microporous Materials (Elsevier)"
  • 1994 - 1998, Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sophia University
  • 1995 - present, Editor, "Applied Catalysis A: General (Elsevier)"
  • 2002 - 2003, President, Japan Association of Zeolite
  • 2002 - 2007, Director, Institute for Global Environmental Studies, Sophia University
  • 2003, Vice-President, Catalysis Society of Japan
  • 2004, President, Catalysis Society of Japan
  • 2004 - 2006, Vice-President, Japan Petroleum Institute
  • 2007, Emeritus Professor, Sophia University
  • 2007 - present, Research Professor, University of South Carolina
IV. Publications
  1. Mizutani, H., Godo, H., Ohsaki, T., Kato, Y., Fujikawa, T., Saih, Y., Funamoto, T., Segawa, K., "Inhibition effect of nitrogen co mpounds on CoMoP/Al2 O3 catalysts with alkali or zeolite added in hydrodesulfurization of dibenzothiophne and 4,6-dimethyldibenzothiophene, Applied Catalysis A: General, 295, 193-200 (2005).
  2. Saih, Y., Nagata, M., Funamoto, T., Masuyama, Y., Segawa, K., "Ultra deep hydrodesulfrization of dibenzothiophene derivatives over NiMo/TiO 2-Al2 3 catalysts", Applied Catalysis A: General, 295, 11-22 (2005).
  3. Funamoto, T., Nakagawa, T., Segawa, K., "Isomerization of n-butane over sulfated zirconia under supercritical conditions", Applied Catalysis A: General, 286, 79-84 (2005).
  4. Segawa, K., Funamoto, T., Ando, J., Yamaguchi, C., Kaneko, K, Takeoka, Y., Rikukawa, M., "Molecular design of layered zirconium phosphonates for fuel cell applications", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 154 , 1096-1102 (2004).
  5. Saih, Y., Segawa, K., "Ultradeep hydrodesulfurization of dibenzothiophene (DBT) derivatives over Mo-Sulfide catalysts supported on TiO 2-coated alumina composite", Catalysis Surveys from Asia, 7, 235-249 (2003).
  6. Saih, Y., Segawa, K., "Tailoring of alumina surfaces as supports for NiMo sulfide catalysts in the ultra deep hydrodesulfurization of gas oil: case study of TiO 2-coated alumina prepared by chemical vapor deposition technique", Catalysis Today, 86, 61-72 (2003).
  7. Takahashi, K., Saih, Y., Segawa, K., "Ultra-Deep hydrodesulfurization of 4,6-dimethyldibenzothiophene over Mo sulfide Catalysts supported on TiO2 -Al2O3 composite", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 145, 311-314 (2003).
  8. Segawa, K., Shimura, T., "Effect of dealumination of mordenite for amination reaction of ethanolamine", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 130, 2975-2980 (2000).
  9. Segawa, K., Takahashi, K., Satoh, S., "Development of new catalysts for deep hydrodesulfurization of gas oil", Catalysis Today, 63, 123-131 (2000).
  10. Yamada, K., Kondo, S., Segawa, K., "Selective catalytic reduction of nitrous oxide over Fe-ZSM-5: the effect of ion-exchange level", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 35-36, 227-234 (2000).
  11. Segawa, K., Shimura, T., "Effect of dealumination of mordenite by acid leaching for selective synthesis of ethylenediamine from ethanolamine", Applied Catalysis A: General, 194-195, 309-317 (2000).
  12. Segawa, K., Satoh, S., "TiO2 -coated on Al2O 3 support prepared by CVD method for HDS catalysts", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 127, 129-136 (1999).
  13. Segawa, K., Ozawa, T., "Two-dimensional composite zirconium phosphonates: Preparation and catalytic activities", Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 141 , 249-255 (1999).
  14. Yamada, K., Pophal, C., Segawa, K., "Selective catalytic reduction of N2O by C3H 6 over Fe-ZSM-5", Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 21, 549-555 (1998).
  15. Okamoto, Y., Segawa, K., Niwa, M., et al., "A study on the preparation of supported metal oxide catalysts using JRC-reference catalysts. I. Preparation of a molybdena-alumina catalysts. Part 4. Preparation parameters and impact index", Applied Catalysis A: General, 170, 359-379 (1998).
  16. Okamoto, Y., Segawa, K., Niwa, M., et al., "A study on the preparation of supported metal oxide catalysts using JRC-reference catalysts. I. Preparation of a molybdena-alumina catalysts. Part 3. Drying process", Applied Catalysis A: General, 170, 343-357 (1998).
  17. Okamoto, Y., Segawa, K., Niwa, M., et al., "A study on the preparation of supported metal oxide catalysts using JRC-reference catalysts. I. Preparation of a molybdena-alumina catalysts. Part 2. Volume of an impregnation solution", Applied Catalysis A: General, 170, 329-342 (1998).
  18. Yoshinaka, S., Segawa, K., "Hydrodesulfurization of dibenzothiophenes over molybdenum catalyst supported on TiO 2-Al2 O3", Catalysis Today, 45, 293-298 (1998).
  19. Okamoto, Y., Segawa, K., Niwa, M., et al., "A study on the preparation of supported metal oxide catalysts using JRC-reference catalysts. I. Preparation of a molybdena-alumina catalysts. Part 1. Surface area of alumina", Applied Catalysis A: General, 170, 315-328 (1998).
  20. Pophal, C., Yogo, T., Yamada, K., Segawa, K., "Selective catalytic reduction of nitrous oxide over Fe-MFI in the presence of propene as reductant", Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 16, 177-186 (1998).
  21. Funamoto, G., Tamura, S., Segawa, K., Wan, K. T., Davis, M. E., "Isobutane alkylation over solid acid catalysts under supercritical conditions", Reserch on Chemical Intermediates, 24, 449-459 (1998).
  22. Segawa, K., Ilao, M. C., "Methanol amination over small-pore zeolite catalysts", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 105, 1219-1226 (1998).
  23. Pophal, C., Kameda, F., Hoshino, K., Yoshinaka, S., Segawa, K., "Hydrodesulfurization of dibenzothiophene derivatives over TiO2-Al2 O3 supported sulfided molybdenum catalyst", Catalysis Today, 39, 21-32 (1997).
  24. Segawa, K., Ilao, M. C., "Methanol amination over small-pore zeolite catalysts", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 105, 1219-1226 (1997).
  25. Pophal, C., Yogo, T., Tanabe, K., Segawa, K., "Selective catalytic reduction of N2O by C3H6 over Fe-MFI", Catalysis Letters, 44, 271-274 (1997).
  26. Kameta, F., Hoshino, K., Yoshinaka, S., Segawa, K., "Hydrodesulfurization of dibenzothiophene derivatives with TiO2-Al2 O3 supported sulfided molybdenum catalyst", Journal of the Japan Petroleum Institute, 40, 205-212 (1997).
  27. Ilao, C. M., Yamamoto, H., Segawa, K., "Shape-selective methylamine synthesis over small-pore zeolite catalysts", Journal of Catalysis, 161, 20-30 (1996).
  28. Segawa, K., Katsuta, M., Kameda, F., "TiO 2-coated on Al2 O3 support prepared by the CVD method for HDS catalysts", Catalysis Today, 29, 215-219 (1996).
  29. Segawa, K., Mizuno, S., Sugiura, M., Nakata, S., "Selective synthesis of ethylenediamine from ethanolamine over modified H-mordenite catalysts", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 101, 267-276 (1996).
  30. Segawa, K., Watanabe, K., Kunugi, R., "Selective reduction of NOx over Fe-zeolite catalysts", Transactions of the Materials Research Society of Japan, 15A, 131-134 (1994).
  31. Kim, D. S., Wachs, I. E., Segawa, K., "Molecular structure and reactivity of supported molybdenum oxide catalysts", Journal of Catalysis, 146, 268-553 (1994).
  32. Segawa, K., Kihara, N., Nakata, S., "Preparation and catalytic properties of composite zirconium phosphonates", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 90, 303-310 (1994).
  33. Segawa, K., Mizuno, S., Maruyama, Y., Nakata, S., "Selective synthesis of ethylenediamine from ethanolamine over zeolite catalysts", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 84, 1943-1950 (1994).
  34. Segawa, K., Mizuno, S., Fujimoto, Y., Yamamoto, H., "Selective synthesis of ethylenediamine and ammonia over zeolite catalysts", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 83, 273-278 (1994).
  35. Segawa, K., Kihara, N., "Preparation and Characterization of layered zirconium phosphates", Hyomen, 31, 353-62 (1993).
  36. Segawa, K., Kihara, N., Yamamoto, H., "Molecular design of layered zirconium phosphate catalysts", in "Proceedings of 9th International Zeolite Coference" (R. von Ballmoos, et al., eds.), pp.255-262, Butterworth-Heinemann, Montreal, 1993.
  37. Segawa, K., Tachibana, H., "Shape-selective reactions for methylamine synthesis from methanol and ammonia", in "Proceedings of 10th International Congress on Catalysis" (L. Guczi, F. Solymosi, and P. Tetenyi, eds.), pp.1273-1283, Akademiai Kiado, Budapest, 1993.
  38. Kim, D. S., Segawa, K., Soeya, T., Wachs, I. E., "Surface structure of supported molybdenum oxide catalysts under ambient conditions", Journal of Catalysis, 136 , 539-553 (1992).
  39. Segawa, K., Kihara, N., Yamamoto, H., "Catalyst design of two-dimensional zirconium phosphonates", Journal of Molecular Catalysis, 74, 213-221 (1992).
  40. Segawa, K., Tachibana, H., "Highly-selective methylamine synthesis over modified mordenite catalysts", Journal of Catalysis, 131, 482-490 (1991).
  41. Segawa, K., Kim, D. S., "Surface design of supported molybdenum catalysts: physico-chemical properties of oxidized, reduced, and sulfided MoO3 /TiO2", Catalytic Science and Technology, 1, 153-158 (1991).
  42. Segawa, K., Sugiyama, A., Kurusu, Y., "Molecular design of two-dimensional zirconium phosphate catalysts", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 60, 73-80 (1991).
  43. Segawa, K., Soeya, T., Kim, D. S., "Supported molybdena catalysts: Characterization of oxidized, reduced, and sulfided MoO3 prepared by an adsorption method", Research on Chemical Intermediates, 15, 129-151 (1991).
  44. Segawa, K., Soeya, T., Kim, D. S., "Supported molybdenum oxide catalyst: Structure and chemistry of oxidized, reduced, and sulfided surfaces", Journal of the Japan Petroleum Institute, 33, 347-359 (1990).
  45. Kim, D. S., Kurusu, Y., Wachs, I. E., Hardcastle, F. D., Segawa, K., "Physico-chemical properties of MoO3 -TiO2 prepared by an equilibrium adsorption method", Journal of Catalysis, 120, 325-336 (1989).
  46. Nakata, S., Asaoka, S., Segawa, K., "Study of dealumination from frameworks of zeolite-Y during protonation", Journal of the Chemical Society of Japan, Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, pp. 795-801 (1989).
  47. Segawa, K., Sakaguchi, M., Nakata, S., Asaoka, S., "Acidic and hydrophobic properties of mordenite and ZSM-5 as a function of Si/Al ratio", Journal of the Chemical Society of Japan, Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, pp. 528-534 (1989).
  48. Masuyama, Y., Tomatsu, Y., Ishida, K., Kurusu, Y., Segawa, K., "Surface properties of supported molybdenum catalysts", Journal of Catalysis, 114, 347-353 (1988).
  49. Segawa, K., Kim, D. S., Kurusu, Y., Wachs, I. E., "Surface design of supported molybdena catalysts", in "Proceedings of 9th International Congress on Catalysis" (M. J. Phillips, and M. Ternan, eds.), pp.1960-1967, The Chemical Institute of Canada, Ottawa, 1988.
  50. Segawa, K., Sakaguchi, M., Kurusu, Y., "Investigation of acidic properties of H-zeolites as a function of Si/Al ratio", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 36, 579-588 (1988).
  51. Masuyama, Y., Mitsunaga, Y., Kurusu, Y., Segawa, K., "Titanium oxide supported carbonylmolybdenum catalysts in liquid phase: Application to allylic alkylation of methyl p-tolylsulfonylacetate", Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 60, 3413-3432 (1987).
  52. Masuyama, Y., Kurusu, Y., Segawa, K., "Metal oxide-supported molybdenum carbonyl catalyst in liquid phase: Effect of supports on regio- and stereoselectivity in allylic alkylation", Journal of Molecular Catalysis, 40, 183-193 (1987).
  53. Segawa, K., Nakata, S., Asaoka, S., "Structure and surface chemistry of crystalline zirconium phosphate catalysts", Materials Chemistry and Physics, 17, 181-200 (1987).
  54. Masuyama, Y., Hirai, H., Kurusu, Y., Segawa, K., "Hexacarbonyl-molybdenum(0) catalyzed reaction of allylic carbonates with arylsulfonyl-stabilized carbanions", Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 60, 1525-1526 (1987).
  55. Niwa, M., Iwamoto, M., Segawa, K., "Temperature-programmed desorption of ammonia on zeolites: Influence of the experimental conditions on the activity measurement", Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 59, 3735-3739 (1986).
  56. Segawa, K., Millman, W. S., "Investigation of NO adsorption on reduced molybdena-alumina catalysts", Journal of Catalysis,, 101, 218-223 (1986).
  57. Segawa, K., Nakajima, Y., Nakata, S., Asaoka, S., Takahashi, H., "31P-MASNMR spectroscopic studies with zirconium phosphate catalysts", Journal of Catalysis, 101, 81-89 (1986).
  58. Yuan, N., Kurusu, Y., Segawa, K., "Some problems in the dynamic study of catalytic reaction with thermo-balance", Acta Petrolei Sinica, 2, 19-27 (1986).
  59. Yuan, N., Kurusu, Y., Segawa, K., "The study of acidic properties on some kinds of zeolites", Acta Petrolei Sinica, 2, 9-17 (1986).
  60. Millman, W. S., Segawa, K., Smarz, D., Hall, W. K., "A Comparison of the surface chemistry and catalytic properties of reduced vs. sulfided molybdena-alumina catalysts", Polyhedron, 5, 169-177 (1986).
  61. Segawa, K., Kurusu, Y., Nakajima, Y., Kinoshita, M., "Characterization of crystalline zirconium phosphates and their isomerization activities", Journal of Catalysis, 94, 491-500 (1985).
  62. Segawa, K., Kurusu, Y., Kinoshita, M., "Catalytic activities and selectivities of crystalline Zr(HPO4)2", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 20, 183-190 (1985).
  63. Rosen, R. P., Segawa, K., Millman, W. S., Hall, W. K., "[Mo(CH3CN)4 (NO)2]([Mo(CH3CN)4(NO)2](BF4)2 as a model for NO on a reduced MoO3/Al 2O3 catalyst", Journal of Catalysis, 90, 368-370 (1984).
  64. Segawa, K., Ohga, K., Kurusu, Y., "Molybdenum peroxo complex: Structure and thernmal behavior', Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 57, 2721-2724 (1984).
  65. Segawa, K., Hall, W. K., "Site selective chemisorption on molybdena-alumina catalysts", Journal of Catalysis, 77, 221-231 (1982).
  66. Segawa, K., Hall, W. K., "Catalysis and surface chemistry: III. The adsorption of pyridine on molybdena-alumina catalysts", Journal of Catalysis, 76, 112-132 (1982).
  67. Segawa, K., Chen, Y., Kubsh, J. E., Delgass, W. N., Dumesic, J. A., Hall, W. K., "Infrared and Mössbauer spectroscopic studies of the interaction of nitric oxide with Fe-Y zeolite", Journal of Catalysis, 76, 112-132 (1982).
  68. Segawa, K., Kurusu, Y., Ishii, N., Ueda, H., "Activity for dehydrogenation of reduced chromium oxide-alumina catalysts", Journal of the Japan Petroleum Institute, 22, 223-228 (1979).
  69. Segawa, K., Ishii, N., Ueda, H., "ESR spectra of chromium oxide-alumina catalysts: Structure of the catalyst and its dehydrogenation activity", Journal of the Japan Petroleum Institute, 22, 84-90 (1979).
  70. Segawa, K., Ishii, N., "Catalytic dehydrogenation of isopentane on Al2O3-Cr2O3 catalyst", Journal of the Japan Petroleum Institute, 16, 44-50 (1973).
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