Hitomi Matsumoto

She graduated at the Department of Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, JAPAN in 2008. The research activities included technologies for recycling Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Bottom Ash, especially as cement raw material.
After graduation, she started to work at the Japan Patent Office as a patent examiner in 2008. She has belonged to the Chemistry, Life Science and Material Science Department and engaged mainly in examination in Environment Chemistry Division. Her assigned technical areas includes Waste gas treatment, Solid waste treatment or recycling including soil treatment and Air purifier.

Starting on July 2019 she is visiting the AWARE group for one year, with the purpose of studying the latest technologies in environmental engineering and to learn the exploitation and management of intellectual property rights in universities.