Guest Researchers

Chigusa Yamada

Elastomer Technology and Engineering

Faculty of Engineering Technology
University of Twente

P.O. box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

Phone: + 31 (0)53 489 2506 / 4621
Room: Horstring W262 (HR W262)

Chigusa Yamada 

P.O. box 217

7500 AE Enschede

Place of birth: Tokyo in Japan

Birthday: October 14th


  • Bachelor, Master’s degree: Keio University, Japan
  • Master Thesis: “Use of ionic liquids for greener glycosylations”

 Job Experiences

  • Asahi Kasei Corp. : Researcher
    • In charge of developing SBS for shrink film (2007~ 2009)
    • In charge of developing functionalized SBR for tires and customer service (2009~ 2016)
  • University of Twente : A Gest Researcher (2017~)
    • My topic of research is “Understanding the improvement of rolling resistance of tires by functionalized elastomers”.