Postdoctoral Researcher Yosuke Sumiya


2018 D.S., Graduate School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Hokkaido University
2015 M.S., Graduate School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Hokkaido University
2013 B.S., Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University


2019 RIKEN Theoretical Molecular Science Laboratory, Postdoctral Researcher
2018 Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Postdoctral Researcher (-2019)
2015 JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists (-2018)
2014 Hokkaido university, Fostering Future Leaders to Open New Frontiers in Materials Science (-2018)


2016 Poster award at Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Theoretical Chemists, Tokyo, Japan


Japan Society for Molecular Science, Japan Society of Theoretical Chemistry


  1. Computational Chemistry


Peer Review articles
  1. Rate Constant Matrix Contraction Method for Systematic Analysis of Reaction Path Networks.
    Y. Sumiya, S. Maeda
    Chem.Lett.,, doi: (2020).

  2. Understanding the Acetalization Reaction Based on its Reaction Path Network.
    Y. Sumiya, Y. Tabata, S. Maeda
    Chem. Systems. Chem, 2, e1900022 (2020).

  3. Understanding CO oxidation on Pt(111) surface based on reaction route network.
    K. Sugiyama, Y. Sumiya, M. Takagi, K. Saita, S. Maeda
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 21, 14366-14375 (2019).

  4. A Reaction Path Network for Wohler’s Urea Synthesis.
    Y. Sumiya, S. Maeda
    Chem. Lett., 48, 47-50 (2019).

  5. Designing Backbone of Hexasilabenzene Derivatives Possessing a High Unimolecular Kinetic Stability.
    Y. Sumiya, S. Maeda
    Chem. Eur. J., 24, 12264-12268 (2018).

  6. Global Reaction Route Mapping for Surface Adsorbed Molecules: A Case Study for H2O on Cu(111) Surface.
    S. Maeda, K. Sugiyama, Y. Sumiya, M. Takagi, K. Saita
    Chem. Lett., 47, 396-399 (2018).

  7. Implementation and Performance of the Artificial Force Induced Reaction Method in the GRRM17 Program.
    S. Maeda, Yu Harabuchi, M. Takagi, K. Saita, K. Suzuki, T. Ichino, Y. Sumiya, K. Sugiyama, Y. Ono
    J. Comput. Chem, 39, 233-251 (2018).

  8. An Autocatalytic Cycle in Autoxidation of Triethylborane.
    R. Uematsu, C. Saka, Y. Sumiya, T. Ichino, T. Taketsugu, S. Maeda
    Chem. Comm., 53, 7302-7305 (2017).

  9. Full Rate Constant Matrix Contraction Method for Obtaining Branching Ratio of Unimolecular Decomposition.
    Y. Sumiya, T. Taketsugu, S. Maeda
    J. Comput. Chem., 38, 101-109 (2017).

  10. Kinetic Analysis for the Multistep Profiles of Organic Reactions: Significance of the Conformational Entropy on the Rate Constants of the Claisen Rearrangement.
    Y. Sumiya, Y. Nagahata, T. Komatsuzaki, T. Taketsugu, S. Maeda
    J. Phys. Chem. A, 119, 11641-11649 (2015).

Review articles
  1. “Paths of Chemical Reactions and Their Networks: From Geometry Optimization to Automated Search and Systematic Analysis”
    Y. Sumiya, S. Maeda
    Chemical Modelling, 15, to be published (2019).