Elastomer Technology and Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology
University of Twente
P.O. box 217
7500 AE Enschede
Horst - Ring room W262
Chigusa Yamada obtained her master degree with a thesis on organic chemistry at Keio University in Japan in 2007. Her master’s thesis was on “C-Glycosidation using an ionic liquid containing a protic Acid”. In 2007, she started to work for Asahi Kasei Corporation in Japan and she has been responsible for developing S-SBR for tire. Asahi Kasei has started a joint project with the University of Twente in 2017 and now she is studying in the university as a PhD trainee. Her current topic of research is “Influence of functionalized S-SBR on silica-filled rubber compound properties”.