Dr Kenji Sumida

Dr Kenji Sumida
 Position ARC DECRA Research Fellow
 Org Unit Chemistry
 Email kenji.sumida@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4248
 Location Floor/Room G 21 ,  Badger ,   North Terrace
  • Qualifications

    Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry                               University of California, Berkeley, United States, May 2012

    M.Sc. in Chemistry (First-Class Honours)          University of Auckland, New Zealand, May 2007

    B.Sc. in Chemistry and Computer Science          University of Auckland, New Zealand, May 2003

  • Awards & Achievements

    ARC DECRA Research Fellowship                                                                                        2016-

    JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers                                                       2012-2014

    ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Young Investigator Award                                   2013

    Reaxys PhD Prize, Finalist                                                                                                       2012

    ACS Richard A. Glenn Award for Best Presentation, 2011 ACS Spring Meeting           2011

    Fulbright Graduate Award                                                                                                      2007-2012

    Carl and Betty Helmholz Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley                       2007

    Grace Phillips Memorial Bursary, University of Auckland                                               2006

    Senior Prize in Computer Science, University of Auckland                                              2002

  • Research Funding

    "Functional Metal-Organic Framework Superstructures" ARC DECRA DE160100306 (2016)

  • Publications

    (26)     Wannapaiboon, S.; Sumida, K.; Dilchert, K.; Tu, M.; Kitagawa, S.; Furukawa, S.; Fischer, R. A. “Enhanced Properties of Metal-Organic Framework Thin-Films Fabricated via a Coordination Modulation-Controlled Layer-by-Layer Process” J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, Accepted Manuscript. DOI:10.1039/C7TA02500A

    (25)     Sumida, K.; Liang, K.; Reboul, J.; Ibarra, I. A.; Furukawa, S.; Falcaro, P. “Sol-Gel Processing of Metal-Organic Frameworks” Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 2626-2645.

    (24)      Ricco, R.; Pfeiffer, C.; Sumida, K.; Sumby, C. J.; Falcaro, P.; Furukawa, S.; Champness, N. R.; Doonan, C. J. “Emerging Applications of Metal-Organic Frameworks” CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 6532-6542.

    (23)      Sumida, K.; Hu, M.; Furukawa, S.; Kitagawa, S. “Structuralization of Ca2+-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks Prepared via Coordination Replication of Calcium Carbonate” Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 3700-3705.

    (22)      Huxley, M.; Coghlan, C. J.; Burgun, A.; Tarzia, A.; Sumida, K.*; Sumby, C. J.*; Doonan, C. J.* “Site-Specific Metal and Ligand Substitutions in a Microporous Mn2+-Based Metal-Organic Framework” Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 4431-4438.

    (21)      Linder-Patton, O.; Bloch, W.; Coghlan, C. J.; Sumida, K.; Furukawa, S.; Kitagawa, S.; Doonan, C. J.; Sumby, C.J. “Particle Size Effects in the Kinetic Trapping of a Structurally-Locked Form of a Flexible Metal-Organic Framework” CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 4172-4179.

    (20)      Wannapaiboon, S.; Tu, M.; Sumida, K.; Khaletskaya, K.; Furukawa, S.; Kitagawa, S.; Fischer, R. A. “Hierarchical Structuring of Heterostructured Metal-Organic Framework Thin-Films on Quartz Crystal Microbalances for Selective Adsorption and Sensing Applications” J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 23385-23394.

    (19)      Sumida, K.; Moitra, N.; Reboul, J.; Fukumoto, S.; Kanamori, K.; Nakanishi, K.; Kitagawa, S.; Furukawa, S. “Mesoscopic Superstructures of Flexible Porous Coordination Polymers Synthesized via Coordination Replication” Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 5938-5946.

    (18)      Mason, J. A.; McDonald, T. M.; Bae, T.-H.; Bachman, J. E.; Sumida, K.; Dutton, J. J.; Kaye, S. S.; Long, J. R. “Multicomponent Adsorption of CO2, N2, and H2O in Metal-Organic Frameworks for Post-Combustion Carbon Dioxide Capture” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 4787-4803.

    (17)      Moitra, N.; Fukumoto, S.; Reboul, J.; Sumida, K.; Zhu, Y.; Nakanishi, K.; Furukawa, S.; Kitagawa, S.; Kanamori, K. “Mechanically Stable, Hierarchically Porous Cu3(btc)2 (HKUST-1) Monoliths via Direct Conversion of Copper(II) Hydroxide-Based Monoliths” Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 3511-3514.

    (16)      Rao, K. P.; Higuchi, M.; Sumida, K.; Furukawa, S.; Duan, J.; Kitagawa, S. “Design of Superhydrophobic Porous Coordination Polymers via Introduction of External Surface Corrugation using an Aromatic Hydrocarbon Building Unit” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 126, 8364-8369.

    (15)      Furukawa, S; Reboul, J.; Diring, S.; Sumida, K.; Kitagawa, S. “Structuring of Metal-Organic Frameworks at the Mesoscopic/Macroscopic Scale” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43, 5700-5734. (Review)

    (14)      Hirai, K.; Sumida, K.; Meilikhov, M.; Louvain, N.; Nakahama, M.; Uehara, H.; Kitagawa, S.; Furukawa, S. “Impact of Crystal Orientation on the Adsorption Kinetics of a Porous Coordination Polymer/Quartz Crystal Microbalance Hybrid Sensor” J. Mater. Chem. C 2014, 2, 3336-3344.

    (13)      Blanchard, F.; Sumida, K.; Wolpert, C.; Tsotsalas, M.; Tanaka, T.; Doi, A.; Kitagawa, S.; Cooke, D. G.; Furukawa, S.; Tanaka, K. “Terahertz Phase Contrast Imaging of Sorption Kinetics in Porous Coordination Polymer Nanocrystals” Opt. Express, 2014, 22, 11061-11069.

    (12)      Tsotsalas, M.; Hejcik, P.; Sumida, K.; Kalay, Z.; Furukawa, S.; Kitagawa, S. “Impact of Molecular Clustering Inside Nanopores on Desorption Processes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 4608-4611.

    (11)      Chen, J. J.; Kong, X.; Sumida, K.; Manumpil, M. A.; Long, J. R.; Reimer, J. A. “Ex-Situ Relaxometry of Metal-Organic Frameworks for Rapid Surface Area Screening” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 12043-12046.

    (10)      Sumida, K.; Stück, D.; Mino, L.; Chai, J.-D.; Bloch, E.; Zavorotynska, O.; Murray, L. J.; Dincă, M.; Chavan, S.; Bordiga, S.; Head-Gordon, M.; Long, J. R. “Impact of Metal and Anion Substitutions on the Hydrogen Storage Properties of M-BTT Metal-Organic Frameworks” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 1083-1091.

    (9)        Bae, T.-H.; Hudson, M. R.; Mason, J. A.; Queen, W. L.; Dutton, J. J.; Sumida, K.; Micklash, K. J.; Kaye, S. S.; Brown, C. M.; Long, J. R. “Evaluation of Cation-Exchanged Zeolite Adsorbents for Post-Combustion Carbon Dioxide Capture” Energy Environ. Sci. 2013, 6, 128-138.

    (8)        Sumida, K.; Rogow, D. L.; Mason, J. A.; McDonald, T. M.; Bloch, E. D.; Herm, Z. R.; Bae, T.-H.; Long, J. R. “Carbon Dioxide Capture in Metal-Organic Frameworks” Chem. Rev. 2012, 112, 724-781. (Review)

    (7)        Mason, J. A.; Sumida, K.; Herm, Z. R.; Krishna, R.; Long, J. R. “Evaluating Metal-Organic Frameworks for Postcombustion Carbon Dioxide Capture via Temperature Swing Adsorption” Energy Environ. Sci. 2011, 4, 3030-3040.

    (6)        Sumida, K.; Her, J. H.; Dincă, M.; Murray, L. J.; Schloss, J. M.; Pierce, C. J.; Thompson, B. A.; FitzGerald, S. A.; Brown, C. M.; Long, J. R. “Neutron Scattering and Spectroscopic Studies of Hydrogen Adsorption in Cr3(BTC)2 – A Metal-Organic Framework with Exposed Cr2+ Sites” J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 8414-8421.

    (5)        Sumida, K.; Brown, C. M.; Herm, Z. R.; Chavan, S.; Bordiga, S.; Long, J. R. “Hydrogen Storage Properties and Neutron Scattering Studies of Mg2(dobdc) - A Metal-Organic Framework with Open Mg2+ Adsorption Sites” Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 1157-1159.

    (4)        Sumida, K.; Foo, M. L; Horike, S.; Long, J. R. “Synthesis and Structural Flexibility of a Series of Cu(II) Azolate-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 3739-3744. (Invited contribution in special issue : Targeted Fabrication of MOFs for Hybrid Functionality)

    (3)        Sumida, K.; Horike, S.; Kaye, S. S.; Herm, Z. R.; Queen, W. L; Brown, C. M.; Grandjean, F.; Long, G. J.; Dailly, A.; Long, J. R. “Hydrogen Storage and Carbon Dioxide Capture in an Iron-Based Sodalite-Type Metal-Organic Framework (Fe-BTT) Discovered via High-Throughput Methods” Chem. Sci. 2010, 1, 184-191.

    (2)        Sumida, K.; Hill, M. R.; Horike, S.; Dailly, A.; Long, J. R. “Synthesis and Hydrogen Storage Properties of Be12(OH)12(1,3,5- benzenetribenzoate)4J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15120-15121.

    (1)        Belcher, W. J.; Hodgson, M. C.; Sumida, K.; Torvisco, A.; Ruhlandt-Senge, K.; Ware, D. C.; Boyd, P. D. W.; Brothers, P. J. “Porphyrin Complexes Containing Coordinated BOB Groups: Synthesis, Chemical Reactivity, and the Structure of [BOB(tpClpp)]2+Dalton Trans. 2008, 1602-1614.


    (1)        Sumida, K.; Arnold, J. “Preparation, Characterization, and Postsynthetic Modification of Metal-Organic Frameworks: Synthetic Experiments for an Undergraduate Laboratory Course in Inorganic Chemistry” J. Chem. Ed. 2010, 88, 92-94.


  • Professional Associations

    Member of the American Chemical Society                                                                              since 2008

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