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Distinguished Researcher

Dr. Yuko Ueno

Yuko Ueno

Basic Research Laboratories
Materials Science lab.

Research Subject

Dynamic and spatial sensing of bio-related molecules

Assigned period

Apr. 1, 2018 -


Yuko UENO received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from The University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1995, 1997, and 2002, respectively. She joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation in 1997, belonged to NTT Integrated Information & Energy Systems Laboratories from 1997 to 1999, NTT Lifestyle and Environmental Technology Laboratories from 1999 to 2002, NTT Microsystem Integration Laboratories from 2002 to 2014, and joined NTT Basic Research Laboratories in 2014. Since then, she has been engaged in research on molecular interactions in molecular recognition materials and bio-related molecules and research on sensing applications using micro devices. She was a guest researcher at the University of California at Berkeley and at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA, from 2004 to 2005. She was appointed as Distinguished Scientist of NTT in 2018. She is currently a member of Molecular and Bio Science Research Group. She received the Encouragemen t Award (award for a young scientist) from the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry in 2008. She is a member of Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry, The Chemical Society of Japan, The Spectroscopical Society of Japan, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science, Society for Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems, Japan Association of Chemical Sensors and The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers.