Toshihiro Takashima received his Dr. Degree in Engineering in 2012 from The University of Tokyo under the supervision of Prof. Kazuhito Hashimoto. After working as a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral fellow at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS, Japan) for half a year, he joined University of Yamanashi as an assistant professor and was promoted to an associate professor in 2017. His major research field is electrochemistry, photochemistry, and material science. He is particularly interested in the development of multi-electron transfer catalysts for sustainable energy conversion.