Daisuke Minakata Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering

  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010
  • M.S., Kyoto University, Japan, 2005
  • B.S., Kyoto University, Japan, 2002

Contact Information

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  • Dow 801, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI. 49931
  • 906-487-1830 (office)
  • 906-487-2943 (fax)


  • ACS National Meeting Spring in March 31 to April 4, 2019
  • AEESP in May 14-16, 2019
  • A PhD position available in Aquatic Photochemistry:

  • The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Michigan Technological University is seeking a PhD student to work under the guidance of Dr. Daisuke Minakata in the research area of aquatic photochemistry with a focus on computational chemistry application. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation. Prospective highly motivated students with a M.S. degree in Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, or related fields are encouraged to contact Dr. Minakata at The starting time will be Spring 2019. The selected candidate will receive a full tuition support, stipend, and benefits. Prospective students should email GRE, TOEFL (if non-native English speaker), and CV to

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