Chief Senior Researcher at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Hajime Kawanami is Chief Senior Researcher at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), and Professor of University of Tsukuba, Collaborative Graduate School Program. He graduated from Tohoku University and received a Ph.D. from Tohoku University in 1997. After then he was Research Associate at Kindai University, and from 2001, he joined AIST. He is studying organic chemistry under high-pressure and supercritical fluid conditions, and one of his present interests is CO2 utilization using high-pressure technology. He recently received The Ichimura Prize in Science against Global Warming for Distinguished Achievement, in 2019.