Masaya Sugihara

Masaya Sugihara was born and raised in Japan. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in chemistry and Master’s degree from Keio University, Japan. His master’s thesis project was about ZnO-based dye-sensitized solar cells. Currently, he is enrolled in a joint doctorate program under the supervision of Prof. Rob Ameloot (KU Leuven) and Prof. Izabela Naydenova (TU Dublin), within the SENNET project. His research focuses on developing a metal-organic framework-based sensor array as an electronic nose for volatile organic compound detection. In his free time, he enjoys running, cooking, and reading books.