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  • Taro Tsuchiya* received the excellent poster award at 7th CSJ chemistry festa (17-19 October 2017, Tower Hall Funabori).
    The title of his presentation was “Synthesis of a novel molecular gyrotop with a o-difluorophenylene rotator". (*1st year master's student at Setaka Laboratory)
    [2017.11.24]
  • Takeshi AIHARA* received the excellent poster award at 7th CSJ chemistry festa (17-19 October 2017, Tower Hall Funabori).
    The title of his presentation was “Hydrogenolysis of glycerol over Pt/WO3/Al2O3 catalysts". (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2017.11.22]
  • Mitsuhiro TOMINAGA* received the excellent poster award 7th CSJ chemistry festa (17-19 October 2017, Tower Hall Funabori).
    The title of his presentation was “Dehydrogenation of ammonia borane over supported AuPd alloy catalyst.". (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2017.11.22]
  • The Palm-sized analysis devices developed by Prof. NAKAJIMA (Uchiyama Laboratory) and Prof. MORIOKA (Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences) will be featured in the TV program “Mirai-no-Kigen”.
    Airdate : December 3, 2017, 22:54~23:00 (TBS), December 10, 2017, 20:54~21:00 (BS-TBS)
    [2017.11.17]
  • A paper authored by Koichi KAJIHARA* and Naoto TEZUKA** was selected as the BCSJ Award Article in Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, Vol. 90, Issue 12, 2017.
    The title is "Li4B4M3O12Cl (M = Al, Ga): an electrochemically stable, lithium-ion-conducting cubic boracite with substituted boron sites".
    (*Associate Professor at Kanamura Laboratory, **Master course alumnus of Kanamura Laboratory)
    [2017.11.15]
  • An article about the palm-sized analysis device developed by Prof. NAKAJIMA et al. was published in Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun (Newspaper) on September 20, 2017.
    [2017.9.22]
  • Moeko OSASHIMA* received the RSC Analyst Poster Award at The 66th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (9-12 September 2017, Tokyo University of Science). The title of her presentation was "Development of fluorescence detection system for on-site analysis using pipette tips". (*1st year master's student at Uchiyama Laboratory)
    [2017.9.15]
  • Ryosuke SHINOHARA* received the Most Excellent Poster Award at The 55th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs (1-3 September 2017, Hosei University Ichigaya Campus). The title of his presentation was "Cytodifferentiation by epigenetics control aiming at the diabetes treatment". (*2nd year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2017.9.6]
  • "The 2nd International Symposium on Hydrogen Energy‒based Society" will be held by Research Center for Hydrogen Energy-based Society (ReHES), on Minami-osawa campus, Tokyo Metropolitan University. Please check the detailshere.
    [2017.8.16]
  • Yuta INAFUNE* received the student poster award at 2017 Annual Meeting on The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan (7-9 June 2017, Tower Hall Funabori). The title of his presentation was "Fabrication and evaluation of multi stacked all-solid-state secondary battery comprising of lithium conductive nanofiber composite electrolyte membranes". (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2017.6.15]
  • Yuta INAFUNE* received the student poster award at 39th Annual Meeting on The Membrane Society of Japan (26-27 May 2017, Waseda University). The title of his presentation was "Fabrication and evaluation of bipolar stacked all-solid-state secondary battery with lithium ion conductive nanofiber composite electrolyte membrane". (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2017.6.6]
  • Shun NAKAZAWA* received the student poster award at 39th Annual Meeting on The Membrane Society of Japan (26-27 May 2017, Waseda University). The title of his presentation was "Preparation and secondary battery characterizations of lithium single-ion conducting nanofiber composite membrane". (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2017.6.6]
  • Annual Report 2016 was published on the web.
    [2017.4.8]
  • Takeshi AIHARA* received the excellent poster award at 119th CatSJ Meeting (21-22 March 2017, Tokyo Metropolitan University). The title of his presentation was “Study on selectivity control in hydrogenolysis of glycerol over supported metal catalysts. (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2017.4.7]
  • Karin NAKAHARA* received the excellent poster award at 119th CatSJ Meeting (21-22 March 2017, Tokyo Metropolitan University). The title of her presentation was “Dehydrogenative coupling of alcohols by Cu/ZrO2". (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2017.4.7]
  • Mitsuhiro TOMINAGA* received the excellent poster award at 119th CatSJ Meeting (21-22 March 2017, Tokyo Metropolitan University). The title of his presentation was “Development of supported Pd catalysts effective for hydrogen evolution from ammonia borane". (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2017.4.7]
  • Miyako Tsurunaga* received the excellent poster award at 6th CSJ Chemistry Festa, the Chemical Society of Japan (14-16 October 2016, Funabori (Tokyo)). The title of her presentation was “Synthesis of Novel Thiophene-dioxide Bridged Molecular Gyrotops and their Dynamic Properties in Crystalline State". (*1st year master's student at Setaka Laoratory)
    [2016.12.19]
  • Ryoichi OGAWA* received the excellent poster award at 6th CSJ Chemistry Festa, the Chemical Society of Japan (14-16 October 2016, Funabori (Tokyo)). The title of his presentation was “Hydrosilylation of Internal Alkynes by Supported PdAu Alloy Catalysts". (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laoratory)
    [2016.12.19]
  • Mr. Yuki Kudo* received the excellent student presentation award at 54th Symposium on the Interaction between Polymer and Water and Separation Science (8 December 2016, Tokyo Institute of Technology). The title of his presentation was “CO2 permeability evaluation and analysis of PIM-1 composite membranes containing surface-modified silica nanoparticles". (*2nd year master's course student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2016.12.13]
  • Mr. Kazuma Okamura* received Excellent Oral Presentation Award and Chemistry Letters Young Award at the 43rd Symposium on Main Group Element Chemistry (Dec. 8-10, 2016, Sendai Citizen Hall, Sendai). The title of his talk was "Synthesis and dynamics of germanium-linked molecular gears and their 5-coordinated derivatives". (*2nd year master's student at Setaka Laboratory)
    [2016.12.12]
  • Ms. Aiko Nagao* received Best C&FC 2016 Poster Presentation Award in recognition of her outstanding poster presentation at International Symposium on Catalysis and Fine Chemicals 2016 (C&FC2016, Nov. 10-14, 2016, Howard Civil Service International House, Taipei, Taiwan). The title was " Hydrogenolysis of tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol by Pt/WO3/Al2O3" (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory).
    [2016.11.14]
  • Mr. Yuki Kudo* received the excellent poster award at 65th Symposium on Macromolecules (The Society of Polymer Science, Japan) (14-16 September 2016, Kanagawa University). The title of his presentation was “Analysis of the CO2 permeation mechanism of composite membranes containing surface-modified silica nanoparticles". (*2nd year master's course student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2016.10.13]
  • Mr. Takahito Makinouchi* received the excellent poster award at 65th Symposium on Macromolecules (The Society of Polymer Science, Japan) (14- 16 September 2016, Kanagawa University). The title of his presentation was “Fabrication and characterizations of surface-modified nanofiber framework composite membranes for proton conductivity enhancement". (*2nd year master's course student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2016.10.13]
  • Ms. Yuma Yokokawa* received the excellent poster award at 65th Symposium on Macromolecules (The Society of Polymer Science, Japan) (14-16 September 2016, Kanagawa University). The title of her presentation was “Synthesis and evaluation of β-CD- modified anionic polymer for inhibition and degradation of amyloid β aggregation". (*1st year master's course student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2016.10.13]
  • Ms. Mayu Suda* received Young Scientist Presentation Award in recognition of her outstanding poster presentation at the 9th International Symposium on Inorganic Phosphate Materials (ISIPM-9, Sep. 25-28, 2016, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo). The title was "Sol–gel-derived silica–(Gd,Pr)PO4 transparent glass-ceramics applicable to narrow-band UVB phosphors" (*1st year master's student at Kanamura Laboratory).
    [2016.9.29]
  • Mr. Yuto Yamada* received scholarship for doctor's students from Kawamura Scholarship Foundation. (*2nd year doctor's student at Kanamura Laboratory)
    [2016.7.25]
  • A paper authored by Associate Professor Takashi Yanagishita and Professor Hideki Masuda was selected as a Key Scientific Article contributing to scientific and engineering research excellence by Advances in Engineering. The paper was entitled "Highly Ordered Through- Hole Porous Alumina Membranes Using Two-Layer Anodization" by T. Yanagishita and H. Masuda (Electrochimica Acta 2015, 184, 80)
    [2016.7.20]
  • Yuri KAMEYAMA* received the excellent poster award at The Annual Meeting on The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan (8-10 June 2016, Tower Hall Funabori, Tokyo). The title of her presentation was "Preparation and gas permeation evaluation of polyimide composite membranes containing novel surface- modified nanoparticles". (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2016.6.11]
  • Yuri KAMEYAMA* received the student poster award at 38th Annual Meeting on The Membrane Society of Japan (10-11 May 2016, Waseda University). The title of her presentation was "Gas permeation property evaluation of polyimide composite membranes containing novel surface-modified nanoparticles". (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2016.5.13]
  • Hayato Kobayashi* received the Excellent Poster Award at the 117th Catalysis Society of Japan Meeting (March, 20,21, 2016, Osaka, Japan).
    The title of his presentation was “Structure of Pt/WO3/Al2O3 catalysts for hydrogenolysis of glycerol". (*2nd year master’s student at Shishido laboratory)
    [2016.4.13]
  • A paper authored by Dr. H. Miura, Prof. T. Shishido et al. was highlighted in SYNFACTS. (Highlights in Current Synthetic Organic Chemistry) (Synfacts 2016; 12(1): 0021 DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1561047
    The paper was entitled "Intermolecular [2+2+1] Carbonylative Cycloaddition of Aldehydes with Alkynes, Followed by Oxidation to Gamma-Hydroxybutenolides by a Supported Ruthenium Catalyst" by H. Miura, K. Takeuchi, T. Shishido (Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 278. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201507814).
    [2016.02.22]
  • An optical micrograph taken by Hirohiko Kato*, which received Outstanding Award of the 40th Ceramographic Award of the Ceramics Society of Japan, was selected as the covers of 2016th issues (Vol. 51, Nos. 1-12) of Ceramics Japan (Bulletin of the Ceramic Society of Japan [in Japanese]) and used in the covers of 2016th issues (Vol. 124, Nos. 1-12) of Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan. (*2nd year master's student at Kanamura Laboratory)
    [2016.01.06]
  • Kazunori Hara* received the Excellent Poster Award for students at the 53rd Annual Discussion Meeting on the Interaction between Polymer and Water (December, 11, 2015, Tokyo, Japan).
    The title of his presentation was "Preparation and characterization of lithium single ion conductive polymer nanofibers". (*2nd year master’s student at Kawakami laboratory)
    [2015.12.11]
  • Kazuki TAKEUCHI* received the excellent poster award at 5th CSJ Chemistry Festa, the Chemical Society of Japan (13-15 October 2015, Funabori (Tokyo)).
    The title of his presentation was “[2+2+1] cycloaddition of aldehydes, alkynes and CO by a supported ruthenium catalysts". (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2015.11.12]
  • Daichi Tokieda* received an Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the 4th Summer Seminar of the Forum on Low-Dimensional Photo-functional Materials (25,26 September 2015, Fukuoka).
    The title of his presentation was “Adsorption and fluorescence behavior of stilbazolium derivatives on the clay surface". (*1st year master's student at Takagi Laboratory)
    [2015.9.28]
  • Shunpe Suzuki* received an Outstanding Poster Award at the 4th Summer Seminar of the Forum on Low-Dimensional Photo-functional Materials (25,26 September 2015, Fukuoka).
    The title of his presentation was “Novel photo-oxygenation reaction through the active species transfer on the clay surface". (*4th year undergraduate student at Takagi Laboratory)
    [2015.9.28]
  • Prof. Takagi received an Japanese Photochemistry Association Award for 2015 from the Japanese Photochemistry Association.
    The title is "NanostructureControl and Photochemistry of Nanosheet-dye Complexes”.
    [2015.9.10]
  • Daichi Tatsumi* received an Outstanding Poster Award at the annual meeting of the Japanese Photochemistry Association (9-11 September 2015, Osaka).
    The title of his presentation was "Photochemical Oxygenation Reaction Sensitized by Novel Cationic Ru(II) Porphyrin / Clay Nano-sheet Complex". (*1st year master's student at Takagi Laboratory)
    [2015.9.10]
  • Ken Sasaki* received an Outstanding Poster Award at the 36th Seminar and Summer School on Materials for Chemical Batteries, Electrochemistry Division, The Chemical Society of Japan (31 Augsut-2 September 2015, Suwa).
    The title of his presentation was "Effect of depth of charge capacity on cycleability of Li-rich solid solution cathode". (*1st year master's student at Kanamura Laboratory)
    [2015.9.2]
  • Riku KUBOTA* received the most outstanding award at 44th Symposium on Biomedical Polymer (27-28 July 2015, Tokyo).
    The title of his presentation was "Design of the Supramolecular Complex with SOD and Catalase Activities for Antioxidative Therapy". (*3rd year doctor's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2015.7.29]
  • Manabu Tanaka* received the 1st (2014 academic year) Encouragement Prize of the Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan.
    The research subject of his prize was "Study on Mechanical and Materials Transport Properties of Electrospun Polymer Nanofibers".(*Assistant Professor at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2015.6.10]
  • Tsukasa Watanabe* received the excellent poster award at 64th SPSJ (The Society of Polymer Science, Japan) Annual Meeting (27-29 May 2015 ( Sapporo)).
    The title of his presentation was “Preparation and Evaluation of High Lithium Ion Conductive Nanofibers for Secondary-Battery". (*2nd year doctor's course student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2015.6.8]
  • An optical micrograph taken by Hirohiko Kato* received Outstanding Award of the 40th Ceramographic Award of the Ceramics Society of Japan.
    The title of the work is "Star-like penetration twin crystals of silica zeolite DDR". (*2nd year master's student at Kanamura Laboratory)
    [2015.6.4]
  • REMELLO, Sebastian Nybin* received the CSJ Student Presentation Award 2015 at the 95th annual meeting of the chemical society of Japan (March 26-29, 2015, Funabashi, Japan).
    The title of his presentation was “Silicon Porphyrins as molecular catalyst for water activation". (*3rd year doctor's student at Inoue Laboratory)
    [2015.6.2]
  • Hiroki Miura* received the best presentation award (Academic) at the 95th annual meeting of the chemical society of Japan (March 26-29, 2015, Funabashi, Japan).
    The title of the presentation was "Synthesis of Heterocyclic Compounds via Alkenylation of Aromatic C-H Bonds by Supported Ru Catalysts ". (*Assistant Professor at Shishido laboratory)
    [2015.5.7]
  • A paper authored by Dr. H. Miura, Prof. T. Shishido et al. was highlighted in SYNFACTS. (Highlights in Current Synthetic Organic Chemistry) (Synfacts 2015; 11(4): 0449 DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1380489)
    The paper was entitled "Coupling of carboxylic acids with internal alkynes by supported ruthenium catalysts: direct and selective syntheses of multi-substituted phthalide derivatives" by H. Miura, K. Tsutsui, K. Wada, T. Shishido (Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 1654).
    [2015.4.6]
  • Kahori Yokota* and Shio Arai* received an award at the 16th Symposium on Environmental Radioactivity (March, 9-11, 2015, Tsukuba, Japan).
    The title of the research was "Radiocesium distribution in the environment of Bed-log cultivation of Grifola frondosa and the trial cultivation at Fukushima". (*1st year master’s students at Yoshida laboratory)
    [2015.3.13]
  • A paper first authored by Ayumi Ozawa* was selected as a Noteworthy Chemistry in American Chemical Society. (ACS Noteworthy Chemistry, February 9, 2015)
    The paper was entitled "Thermo-responsive white-light emission based on tetraphenylethylene- and rhodamine B-containing boronate nanoparticles" by A. Ozawa, A, Shimizu, R. Nishiyabu and Y. Kubo (Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 118−121).(*1st year master's student at Kubo Laboratory)
    [2015.2.12]
  • Takahiro Kitajima* received the excellent poster award at Cat-on-Cat Symposium in Himeji 2014 (13 December 2014 (Himeji)).
    The title of his presentation was “Direct synthesis of ethylacetate from ethanol by supported copper catalysts". (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2014.12.13]
  • Naoki Sakaguchi* received the Excellent Poster Award for students at the 52nd Annual Discussion Meeting on the Interaction between Polymer and Water (December, 9, 2014, Tokyo, Japan).
    The title of his presentation was "Preparation of surface-modified silica nanoparticle composite membranes possessing ultrahigh permeability". (*2nd year master’s student at Kawakami laboratory)
    [2014.12.10]
  • Kahori Yokota* received the Excellent Poster Award for students at the 52nd Annual Discussion Meeting on the Interaction between Polymer and Water (December, 9, 2014, Tokyo, Japan).
    The title of her presentation was "The relationship between the state of water with Prussian blue dyed wool and the absorption ability pf radioactive cesium". (*1st year master’s student at Yoshida laboratory)
    [2014.12.10]
  • Siby MATHEW* received the Excellent Poster Award at 2014 International Conference on Artificial Photosynthesis (ICARP2014) (November 24-28, 2014, Awaji City, Hyogo, Japan).
    The title of his presentation was "Highly efficient heterogeneous synthesis and study on chemical properties of aluminum porphyrins as molecular photoelectrocatalysts for artificial photosynthesis". (*3rd year doctor’s student at Inoue laboratory)
    [2014.12.3]
  • Yu Nabetani* received the Poster Prize at 8th Asian Photochemistry Conference 2014 (APC 2014) (November 10-13, 2014, Trivandrum, Kerala, India).
    The title of his presentation was "Nanostructure and Photoreactivity of Molecular Assembly in Microenvironments". (*Assistant Professor at Inoue laboratory)
    [2014.12.3]
  • Toshiyuki Masuda* received the best presentation the Excellent Lecture Award for students at the 41st symposium on main group element chemistry (November, 27-29, 2014, Ube, Japan).
    The title of his presentation was "Dynamics and Birefringence of a Selenophene-Bridged Molecular Gyrotops in a Crystalline State". (*1st year master’s student at Setaka laboratory)
    [2014.11.30]
  • Takuto ARAKAWA* received the excellent poster award at 4th CSJ Chemistry Festa, the Chemical Society of Japan (14-16 October 2014, Funabori (Tokyo)).
    The title of his presentation was “Dehydrogenation of ethylbenzne over Pt-Sn/SBA-15 catalyst". (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2014.11.11]
  • Daisuke Masuno* received the best presentation award for students (Poster) at the 15th symposium on ring, tube, supramolecular chemistry (October, 27-28, 2014, Tokyo, Japan).
    The title of his presentation was "Conformation Control of a Dumbbell in a Silahydrocarbon Rotaxane". (*1st year master’s student at Setaka laboratory)
    [2014.10.28]
  • Shiori Kakinoki* received the Excellent Poster Award for students (Poster) at annual meeting on the 7th International and the 9th China-Japan Symposium on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis, CATS2014 (October, 19-22, 2014, Hangzhou, China).
    The title of her presentation was "Phase Transitions of n-Alcohol Micro Crystals Investigated by Simultaneous Thermal Analysis". (*1st year master’s student at Yoshida laboratory)
    [2014.10.27]
  • Yuta Ohtani* received the best presentation award for students (Poster) at annual meeting on photochemistry 2014. (October, 11-13, 2014, Sapporo, Japan).
    The title of his presentation was "Photochemical Energy Transfer Reaction from Excited Xanthene to Porphyrin Derivatives on the Inorganic Nano-sheet". (*1st year doctor’s student at Takagi laboratory)
    [2014.10.12]
  • Yasushi Takeda* received an Outstanding Poster Award at the 63rd Symposium on Macromolecules, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan ( September 24-26th, Nagasaki).
    The title of his presentation was "Preparation of composite electrolyte membranes consisted of proton conductive nanofibers". (*2nd year master' s student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2014.10.8]
  • Junhyeok JANG* received the poster award at the 50th Anniversary Japanese Conference on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis (28-30 September 2014, Osaka).
    The title of his presentation was “The formation mechanism of meso-scale order structure formed by dissipative process of immiscible polymer blend ". (*3rd year doctor's student at Yoshida Laboratory)
    [2014.10.1]
  • Narumi SATO* received the Academic Promotion Fund Award at annual meeting on Clay Science Society of Japan 2014. (September, 24-27, 2014, Fukushima, Japan) (*1th year master’s student at Takagi Laboratory)
    [2014.9.26]
  • Natsuki MORITA* received the excellent poster award at 3rd Seminar and Summer School on the Forum on Low-dimensional Photo-functionnal Materials, the Chemical Society of Japan (2-3 September 2014, Sado (Niigata)).
    The title of her presentation was “A study on the self-fluorescence quenching behavior of metalloporphyrins in the complex with nanosheet". (*4th year student at Takagi Laboratory)
    [2014.9.17]
  • Shungo KATO* was on news paper (Chunichi Shinbun, Tokyo Shinbun on August 17, 2014) with his work about atmospheric trace gas measurements at the summit of Mt. Fuji. (Associate Professor at Uchiyama Laboratory)
    [2014.8.29]
  • Yutaro ASABA* received the outstanding award at 43rd Symposium on Biomedical Polymer (28-29 July 2014, Tokyo).
    The title of his presentation was "Cell Differentiation Control by Epigenetics Control Carrier with Biodegradability". (*2nd year doctor's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2014.8.15]
  • Yuri MURAKAMI* received an Outstanding Poster Award at the 34th Seminar and Summer School on Materials for Chemical Batteries, Electrochemistry Division, The Chemical Society of Japan (4-6 August 2014, Mie).
    The title of her presentation was "In-situ FT-IR analysis of dynamic behavior of aqueous binder for lithium ion secondary batteries". (*1st year master's student at Kanamura Laboratory)
    [2014.8.8]
  • Koichi KAJIHARA* received the 2014 MSL Award for the outstanding collaborative research activities from the Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology.
    The title of his award is "Evaluation of defect processes in high-purity amorphous and crystalline silica". (*Associate Professor at Kanamura Laboratory)
    [2014.7.16]
  • A paper first authored by a master course alumna Kotomi SUZUKI (Kanamura Laboratory) was selected as the BCSJ Award Article in Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, Vol. 87, Issue 7 (2014) and its schematic representation appeared on the cover of the issue.
    The title is "Cosolvent-Free Sol-Gel Synthesis and Optical Characterization of Silica Glasses Containing LaF3 and (La,Er)F3 Nanocrystals".
    [2014.7.15]
  • Kiyomasa SUZUKI* received the Poster Award at the 6th International Workshop on Materials Analysis and Processing in Magnetic Fields (MAP6)(8-11 July 2014, Okinawa).
    The title of his presentation was "Development of Anisotropic Nanocomposite Gel using a High Magnetic Field ". (*2nd year master's student at Yoshida Laboratory)
    [2014.7.14]
  • Hidetaka NORITOMI* received the Award for Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing (Elsevier).
    [2014.6.23]
  • Manabu TANAKA* received the Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science (The Society of Polymer Science, Japan).
    The title of his award was "Design and Synthesis of Ion Conductive Polymer Nanofibers for Fuel Cell". (*Assistant Professor at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2014.6.2]
  • Professor Haruta was awarded an honorary doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa) from Université catolique de Louvain. From Oct. 1981 he spent a year at Prof. Delmon’s lab of the university.
    [2014.5.27]
  • Yasushi TAKEDA* received the student poster award at 36th Annual Meeting on The Membrane Society of Japan (12-13 May 2014, Waseda University).
    The title of his presentation was "Preparation of sulfonated polyimide composite electrolyte membranes consisted of acid-doped polybenzimidazole nanofibers". (*2nd year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2014.5.14]
  • Kiyomasa SUZUKI* received the Young Scientist Oral Presentation Award at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Applied Physics (17-20 March 2014, Sagamihara).
    The title of his presentation was "Development of Anisotropic Nanocomposite Gel and its Orientation Memory". (*2nd year master's student at Yoshida Laboratory)
    [2014.5.12]
  • (Event) 1st International Forum on Applied Chemistry
    March 19th, 2014 (Wed.) 13:30-15:35 at Medium Conference Room of International Center
    [2014.2.24]
  • A paper first authored by Assistant Professor Ayako Taketoshi (Haruta Laboratory) was selected as the BCSJ Award Article in Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, Vol. 86, Issue 12 (2013) and its schematic representation appeared on the cover of the issue.
    The title is "Aerobic Oxidation of Sulfides to Sulfoxides Catalyzed by Gold/Manganese Oxides".
    [2013.12.25]
  • A paper first authored by Associate Professor Shoichiro Asayama (Kawakami Laboratory) was selected as the Inside Cover of Metallomics, Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2014).
    The paper was entitled "Intracellular co-delivery of zinc ions and plasmid DNA for enhancing gene transfection activity" by Asayama, S., Matsuda, K., Negishi, Y., and Kawakami, H (pp.82-87).
    [2013.12.24]
  • Tetsuro UMEMOTO* received the outstanding lecture award at 32nd annual meeting on photochemistry of solid・surface (11-12 December 2013, Waseda).
    The title of his presentation was "Pinning effect for photoisomerization of azobenzene derivative by anionic sites of clay surface". (*1st year master's student at Takagi Laboratory)
    [2013.12.13]
  • Dr. Yohei ISHIDA* received the "Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists". This prize is for young scientists working for natural science fields who recieved their PhD within 3 years.
    The title of the prize winning is "Manipulation of the two dimensional structure of functional dye assembly toward a realization of artificial light-harvesting system". (*JSPS Research Fellow PD of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at Takagi Laboratory)
    [2013.12.2]
  • Kiyomasa SUZUKI* received the Outstanding Student Poster Award at 8th Annual Meeting of the Magneto-Science Society of Japan (20-22 November 2013, Sendai).
    The title of his presentation was "Development of anisotropic gel using magnetic alignment of clay". (*1st year master's student at Yoshida Laboratory)
    [2013.11.25]
  • Akihito KORENAGA* received Poster Award at The 15th Beijing Conference and Exhibition on Instrumental Analysis (23-26 October 2013, Beijing).
    The title of his presentation was "Development of Transmission-type Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor Using 2D-arrayed Nano Particles". (*2nd year master's student at Uchiyama Laboratory)
    [2013.11.25]
  • Hiroshi UNO* received Poster Award at The 15th Beijing Conference and Exhibition on Instrumental Analysis (23-26 October 2013, Beijing).
    The title of his presentation was "Application of Inkjet for Western Blotting". (*1st year master's student at Uchiyama Laboratory)
    [2013.11.25]
  • Yuta OTANI received the Outstanding Presentation Award at 57th Annual Meeting of the Clay Science Society of Japan (4-6 September 2013, Kochi).
    The title of his presentation was "Comparison of Photochemical Behaviors of Defferent Cationic Dye on the Clay Surface". (*2nd year master's student at Takagi Laboratory)
    [2013.11.25]
  • Associate Prof. Shinsuke TAKAGI received the Sekisui Chemical Award 2013 for Research on Manufacturing Based on Innovations Inspired by Nature.
    The title of his presentation was "Development of artificial light harvesting system by the use of clay nano-sheet as a template".
    [2013.10.15]
  • Fazalurahman Kuttassery* received Poster Award in Sustainable Technology category at The International Photochemistry Conference ICP2013 (21-26 July 2013, Belgium). The title of his presentation was "Cell Differentiation Control by the Novel Biodegradable Nanoparticles to Control Histone Modification". (*2nd year doctor's student at Inoue Laboratory)
    [2013.10.15]
  • Yutaro ASABA* received Young Investigator's Award at 5th Congress of the International Federation for Artificial Organs (27-29 September 2013, Yokohama). The title of his presentation was "Cell Differentiation Control by the Novel Biodegradable Nanoparticles to Control Histone Modification". (*1st year doctor's student at Kawakami Laboratory) [2013.10.4]
  • Atsushi NOHARA* received the outstanding award at 42nd Symposium on Biomedical Polymer (29-30 July 2013, Tokyo). The title of his presentation was "Design of Alkylimidazolium End-Modified Poly(ethyleneglychol) /Plasmid DNA Mono-Ion Complex for In Vivo Transfection". (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory) [2013.8.5]
  • Professor Yuji KUBO received Daiwa Adrian Prizes 2013 with Prof. T. D. James, Prof. S. Shinkai et al. The Foundation makes prizes available in recognition of significant scientific collaboration between Japanese and British research teams every three years. His prize-winning title is "Chemonostics: Using chemical receptors in the development of simple diagnostic devices for age related diseases".
    [2013.7.23]
  • Information on the entrance examination for graduate school in FY2014 and the laboratory tour has been posted.
    [2013.4.1]
  • Professors Tetsuya Shishido, Wataru Setaka (associate professor), and Daiki Miura (assistant professor, Shishido Laboratory) have joined Tokyo Metropolitan University as new faculty members.
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  • Takeshi Inoue* received an Outstanding Poster Award at the FY2012 Tokyo Young Scientist Meeting of the Society of Polymer Science (2 March 2013, Tokyo). The title of his presentation was “Selective dispersion of nanoparticles in immiscible polymer blend solutions”. (*4th year at Yoshida Laboratory)
  • A paper from Takagi Laboratory was selected as an Invited Feature Article in Langmuir (Vol. 29, Issue 7, 2 January, 2013), an image from which was featured on the cover of the issue.
    The paper was entitled “Size-matching effect on inorganic nanosheets: Control of distance, alignment, and orientation of molecular adsorption as a bottom-up methodology for nanomaterials” (pp. 2108-2119).
  • Takuya Fujimura* received the Best Poster Award at the 2nd Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ) Chemistry Festa (14-17 October 2012, Tokyo Institute of Technology). The title of his presentation was “Generation of high-density gold nanoparticles on inorganic nanosheet surface and control of their arrangement”. (*1st year doctor’s student at Takagi Laboratory and recipient of a research fellowship from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC1))
  • Yohei Ishida* received a Good Poster Award at the 2nd CSJ Chemistry Festa (14-17 October 2012, Tokyo Institute of Technology). The title of his presentation was “High-efficiency transfer reaction of optical energy in inorganic nanosheet/porphyrin complex toward realization of artificial light-harvesting system”. (*2nd year doctor’s student at Takagi Laboratory and recipient of a research fellowship from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC1))
  • Shota Ueno* made a poster presentation at the 29th Conference of the Anodizing Research Society of the Surface Finishing Society of Japan (1-2 November 2012, Shizuoka), for which he received a Good Poster Award. The title of his presentation was “High-throughput fabrication of porous nanoparticles by barrel electrolysis process”. (*1st year master’s student at Masuda Laboratory)