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Available Positions

Thank you for visiting the Katsumata Group website!  Our group just started in Fall 2018

—Yes, it is a brand-new lab, full of opportunities!

We would love to work with people who are thrilled with challenges and excited to be proactive leaders.  Please feel free to contact Dr. Katsumata via

with your CV for inquiry. 

Spring 2023

Undergraduate Researcher

Current UMass Amherst undergraduates from chemical engineering, chemistry, physics, and other departments are welcome to apply for research assistant positions. 

Fall 2023

Graduate Student

1-2 positions will be available for Fall 2023.  Please contact Dr. Katsumata to discuss your research interests and career goals. 

Postdoctoral Scholar

No open positions for now.

Please stay tuned!

Mission Statement

We study functional polymer/hard interfaces to leverage the full potential of nanomaterials by bridging polymer physics and real-world problems. We all are proactive leaders who aspire to pass on our values (POSTER) to the next generation.

Mission Statement

Katsumata Group Values: POSTER



We have the responsibility and the resourcefulness to make things happen.



We are excited to share our work with society, in particular to the new generation.



We never hesitate to share near-miss incidences and minimize hazards. We commit to improve safety in our lab.


Team Work

We work together as equals to accomplish our mission. Every team member is fully capable to serve as a leader.



We respect each other regardless of our background or position. We provide a safe environment for ideas.


Risk Taking

We take innovative approaches to accomplish our mission even those that are not familiar or the easiest way for us.

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