Kenji was born in Amagi-shi, Fukuoka, Japan. After graduating with a Master's degree from Waseda University, he started to work as a medicinal chemist at Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation in 2006. In 2012, Kenji enrolled in Waseda University again, and obtained his Ph.D. under the guidance of Professor Masahisa Nakada (2012-2014). In 2016, Kenji got a chance to study state-of-the-art organic chemistry at U.C. Berkeley, with Prof. Sarpong.
Email: kenjiusui0101 at berkeley dot edu