Shin-ichi Yusa is a native of Japan and received B.S. (1993) and M.S. (1995) degrees in polymer chemistry from Osaka University under the direction of Professors Mikiharu Kamachi and Yotaro Morishima. He received his Ph.D. from Osaka University (2000) for a thesis entitled: “Synthesis of Cholesterol Bearing Polymers and Their Self-Assembling Properties.” He joined Himeji Institute of Technology as an assistant professor in 1997. He became associate professor of University of Hyogo (2008). His research interests are in controlled radical polymerization and characterization of water-soluble polymers. He is currently on the editorial board of Polymers (MDPI Publishing), E-Journal of Chemistry (Hindawi Publishing), Open Journal of Polymer Chemistry (Scientific Research Publishing), Dataset Papers in Chemistry (Hindawi Publishing), and Academic Editor of International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry (Sciencedomain international).
Synthesis of bioconjugated polymers, drug delivery system (DDS), and phosphorylcholine-modified surface.