Shinji Kihara

Shinji Kihara


Shinji Kihara is a Postdoctral Fellow at the Structured Biointerfaces Group.

The main focus of his research is to understand the nanoparticle surface interactions with gastrointestinal molecules. His expertise includes synchrotron and neutron scattering/reflection techniques (e.g., SAXS/SANS and neutron reflectometry) to model the colloidal structures of nanoparticles and self-assembled biological molecules.

Aside from his fundemental research, he has previously participated in the regulatory review on the nanomaterials safety during his appointment as a Research Assistant at the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor's Office (New Zealand).

Professional experience:

2020 – 2022 : Postdoctoral fellow, University of Auckland (Chemistry)

2020 (Jun) – 2020 (Nov): Research Assistant, Office of Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (New Zealand)

2017-2020: Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University of Auckland (Chemistry)

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