Ayaka Saito assists with drafting foreign patent applications in the field of chemistry. She holds a master’s degree in chemistry and has experience in the fields of analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and geochemistry.
Prior to joining Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton (OBWB), Ayaka Saito worked as a chemical engineer in the field of organic photo conductors and gained experience on product design and process design.
Publications and Presentations
o Ayaka Saito, Hiroyuki Kagi, Kazuki Komatsu, Riko Iizuka-Oku. “Disorder of carbonate ions at room temperature and high-pressure behavior of Ba-doped calcite,” Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2018
o Ayaka Saito, Hiroyuki Kagi, Shiho Marugata, Kazuki Komatsu, Daisuke Enomoto, Koji Maruyama, Jun Kawano, “Incorporation of Incompatible Strontium and Barium Ions into Calcite (CaCO3) through Amorphous Calcium Carbonate,” Minerals, 2020
o Yusuke Miyajima, Ayaka Saito, Hiroyuki Kagi, Tatsunori Yokoyama, Yoshio Takahashi, Takafumi Hirata, “Incorporation of U, Pb and Rare Earth Elements in Calcitethrough Crystallisation from Amorphous Calcium Carbonate: Simple Preparation of Reference Materials for Microanalysis,” Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 2020
- School of Science, Kitasato University, B.S., Chemistry, 2017
- Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, M.S., Chemistry, 2019