Vice President, University of Tokyo
Professor Kitamori is a Professor in the Department of Applied Chemistry(1998-), and Special Assistant to President(2014-), the University of Tokyo, responsible for Human Resource Development and Internationalisation.
He was Dean of Graduate School of Engineering(2010-2011),Vice President of the University of Tokyo(2012-2013). Prior to joining the University of Tokyo in 1989, he was a researcher at Hitachi's Energy Research Lab.
His areas of research are the Integration of Chemical System on Microchips, Applied Laser Spectroscopy for Ultrasensitive Detection, Analytical Chemistry, and Extended-Nano Space Chemistry.