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Hironobu Murata, Ph.D.

Hironobu Murata, PhDResearch Scientist
hiromura@andrew.cmu.edu

Hiro is originally from Osaka, Japan. He completed his Ph.D. degree in Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology. He has been working on several projects that involve researching new fields of technology and developing innovated methods for linking synthetic compounds to biomaterials. He is now working on the development of polymer-protein hybrid materials for therapeutic and industrial applications. He is also working on combinatorial synthesis and high-throughput screening of protein-polymer conjugate using Protein-ATRP Reversible Immobilization Support. In his spare time, he enjoys Kendo and traveling.

Discovery at the rich interface of chemistry, biology, and material science to incorporate
biological molecules and polymers for the creation of multifunctional materials.