Shunichi Fukuzumi earned BS and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1973 and 1978, respectively. After working as a postdoctoral fellow (1978-1981) at Indiana University, he joined the Department of Applied Chemistry at Osaka University as an Assistant Professor in 1981 and was promoted to a Full Professor in 1994.
His research interests are artificial photosynthesis and electron transfer chemistry.
He is now a Distinguished Professor of Ewha Womans University, Designated Professor of Meijo University, and Professor Emeritus of Osaka University. He has published more than 1,083 scientific publications and 36,700 citations with the h index = 93.