History

In 1981, Laboratory for Chemical Conversion of Solar Energy (attached to School of Engineering Science) was founded.

In 1991, Research Center for Photoenergetics of Organic Matrials (Inter-University Research Institute) was founded.

In 2001, Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry (Inter-University Research Institute) was founded with 2 Research fields.

In 2011, Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry established 2 more Research fields and a Joint-use Laboratory.