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  • A paper authored by Koichi Kajihara, Ryo Takahashi,* Hirohiko Kato**, and Kiyoshi Kanamura has been awarded the Award of the Outstanding Papers Published in the JCS-Japan (J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn.) in 2018. The title of the paper is Seed-free hydrothermal synthesis of all-silica deca-dodecasil 3R with essential reagents.
    (*Master's graduate at Kanamura Lab. in FY2017, **Master's graduate at Kanamura Lab. in FY2015)
    [2019.6.27]
  • Yu Matsuda* and Mitsuki Ochiai* individually received the poster awards at the 2019 Annual Meeting on The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan (June 5-7, 2019, Tower Hall Funabori). The Matsuda's and Ochiai's presentation titles were "Lithium ion conductive characteristics of composite electrolyte membranes consisted of polymer nanofibers" and "Influence of nanofiber framework on lithium dendrite formation and application for secondary battery", respectively. (*1st year master course students at Kawakami Laboratory).
    [2019.6.11]
  • Manabu Tanaka* received the Encouragement Award from the Fuel Cell Development Information Center (FCDIC) and gave a award lecture at the 26th Fuel Cell Symposium (May 23-24, 2019, Tower Hall Funabori). The award title was "Development of Surface-modified Nanofiber Composite Membranes for Low-humidified Operation". (* Associate Professor at Kawakami Lab.)
    [2019.5.24]
  • Mitsuki Ochiai* and Motoki Nishizawa* individually received the student poster awards at the 41st Annual Meeting on the Membrane Society of Japan (May 9-10, 2019, Waseda University). The Ochiai's and Nishizawa's presentation titles were "Battery characteristics of lithium ion conductive nanofiber composite electrolyte membrane" and "Proton conductivity improvement of composite electrolyte membranes based on poly(vinyl phosphoric acid)-containing nanofibers", respectively. (*1st year master course students at Kawakami Laboratory).
    [2019.5.14]
  • A paper authored by Hiroki Miura*, Yuriko Kimura**, Sachie Terajima*** and Tetsuya Shishido**** has been selected as the Front Cover in Eur. J. Org. Chem. no. 17 in 2019. The title of the paper is Ruthenium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Isoindolinones via Amide-Directed Addition of Aromatic C-H Bonds to Aldimines. (*Assistant Professor, **2nd year master's student at Shishido Lab, ***Master's graduate at Shishido Lab. in FY2018, ****Professor)
    [2019.5.7]
  • Yosuke MASAKI* received the excellent poster award at 123th CatSJ Meeting (20-21 March 2019, Osaka City University). The title of his presentation was “Mechanistic study on silylation of aryl halides over supported PdAu alloy catalysts”. (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2019.4.22]
  • Takuya Muramoto* received the poster award (Award for Encouragement of Research) at the 28th Annual Meeting of MRS-J (December 18-20, 2018, Kitakyushu Convention Center). The title of his presentation was "Effect of surface-modified silica nanoparticles on gas permeability of mixed matrix membranes". (*1st year master course student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2019.2.19]
  • A paper authored by Hiroki Miura*, Shutaro Kameyama**, Daiki Komori*** and Tetsuya Shishido**** has been selected as the Supplementary Cover in J. Am. Chem. Soc. vol. 141, no. 4. The title of the paper is Quantitative Evaluation of the Effect of the Hydrophobicity of the Environment Surrounding Brønsted Acid Sites on Their Catalytic Activity for the Hydrolysis of Organic Molecules. (*Assistant Professor, **2nd year master's student at Shishido Lab, ***Master's graduate at Shishido Lab. in FY2016, ****Professor)
    [2019.2.1]
  • Motoki NISHIZAWA* received the poster award (IPC2018 Poster Award: Polymers Award - sponsored by MDPI) at The 12th SPSJ International Polymer Conference (IPC2018) (December 4-7, 2018, International Conference Center Hiroshima). The title of his presentation was " Fabrication and fuel cell application of proton conductive nanofibers containing sulfonic and acid group". (*4th year undergraduate course student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2019.1.17]
  • Yumi TANAKA* received the Best Poster Award at the 2018 China-Japan-Korea Symposium on Analytical Chemistry (November 30 - December 2, 2018, Minnan Normal University, China). The title of her presentation was “Development of thermally responsive micro valve for μTAS and microregion-selective surface modification”. (*2nd year master's student at Uchiyama Laboratory)
    [2018.12.18]
  • Moeko OSASHIMA* received the Best Poster Award at the 2018 China-Japan-Korea Symposium on Analytical Chemistry (November 30 - December 2, Minnan Normal University, China). The title of her presentation was “Development of Portable ELISA System Using Pipette Tips”. (*2nd year master's student at Uchiyama Laboratory)
    [2018.12.14]
  •  Takeshi AIHARA* received the excellent poster award at 8th CSJ chemistry festa (23-25 October 2018, Tower Hall Funabori). The title of his presentation was “Mechanistic investigation on hydrogenolysis over Pt/WO3/Al2O3 catalysts". (*1st year doctor's student at Shishido Laboratory)
     Yosuke Masaki* received the excellent poster award at 8th CSJ chemistry festa (23-25 October 2018, Tower Hall Funabori). The title of his presentation was “Silylation of aryl halides by supported PdAu alloy catalysts". (*1st year doctor's student at Shishido Laboratory)
     Junpei Suzuki* received the excellent poster award at 8th CSJ chemistry festa (23-25 October 2018, Tower Hall Funabori). The title of his presentation was “CO2 hydrogenation over phosphate supported Rh catalysts". (*1st year doctor's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2018.11.27]
  • An article about “Micro Total Analysis System for On-site Measurement” developed by Prof. NAKAJIMA et al. was published in Yomiuri Shimbun (Newspaper) on September 20, 2018.
    [2018.11.7]
  • Takuya NOJO* received the Young Scientist Poster Award at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (September 12-14, 2018, Tohoku University). The title of his presentation was “Development of compact disk type fluorescence detection system capable of real-time measurement”. (*1st year master's student at Uchiyama Laboratory)
    [2018.11.7]
  • A paper authored by Mayu Suda*, Koichi Kajihara**, and colleagues has been highlighted as Inside Front Cover in Dalton Trans. vol. 47, no. 35. The title of the paper is Sol–gel-derived transparent silica–(Gd,Pr)PO4 glass-ceramic narrow-band UVB phosphors.
    (*Master's graduate at Kanamura Laboratory in FY2017, **Associate Professor at Kajihara Laboratory)
    [2018.9.12]
  • Tomokazu AOYAMA* received the poster award (Inorganic Chemistry Frontier (IFC) Award) at the 68th Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry Conference (July 28-30, 2018, Sendai International Center). The title of his presentation was "Preparation and catalytic function of novel water- soluble supramolecular system aimed at hydrogen production". (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2018.8.6]
  • Takeshi AIHARA* received the excellent poster award at 18th The International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis (ISHHC) (22-25 July 2018, ICC Sydney, Australia). The title of her presentation was “Role of perimeter interfaces between WO3 monolayer domain and Al2O3 in hydrogenolysis of glycerol by Pt/WO3/Al2O3 catalysts”. (*1st year doctor's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2018.7.25]
  • Takuya MURAMOTO* received the student poster award at 2018 Annual Meeting on The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan (13-15 June 2018, Tower Hall Funabori). The title of his presentation was " Preparation and gas permeability measurement of polymeric membranes containing surface-modified pearl-necklace shaped nanoparticles". (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2018.6.18]
  • Hiroki MIURA* received the best presentation award at 121th CatSJ Meeting (22-23 March 2018, The University of Tokyo). The title of her presentation was “Effect of surface hydrophobicity of sulfo-functionalized siloxane gel catalysts on their activities toward ester hydrolysis”. (*Assistant Professor at Shishido laboratory)
    [2018.4.9]
  • Suguru SASAKI* received the excellent poster award at 121th CatSJ Meeting (22-23 March 2018, The University of Tokyo). The title of her presentation was “Alloying effect of Pd and Au on selective hydrosilylation of allenes”. (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2018.4.9]
  • Shutaro KAMEYAMA* received the excellent poster award at 121th CatSJ Meeting (22-23 March 2018, The University of Tokyo). The title of his presentation was “Hydrolytic desilylation of silyl ethers by Brønsted acid gel catalysts with highly hydrophobic surface”. (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2018.4.9]
  • A paper authored by Koichi Kajihara*, Ryo Takahashi** and Hirohiko Kato*** has been selected as the cover article (cover PDF) in J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn. vol. 126, no. 4. The title of the paper is Seed-free hydrothermal synthesis of all-silica deca-dodecasil 3R with essential reagents.
    (*Associate Professor at Kajihara Laboratory, **Master's graduate at Kanamura Lab. in FY2017, ***Master's graduate at Kanamura Lab. in FY2015)
    [2018.4.2]
  • Homepage of our department has been redesigned. Our department has been renamed to Department of Applied Chemistry for Environment.
    [2018.4.1]