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 (secretary)
E-mail: c.yamada@utwente.nl

Room: Horstring W255 (HR W 255) 

Chigusa Yamada

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”.