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  • Souta Suzuki (M1 student of Amano lab) received the Student Presentation Award at the 42nd Solid-Surface Photochemistry Conference (November 16−17, 2023, Nagano Univ). The presentation title was “Quantitative analysis of hydroxyl radical formation on photocatalyst electrodes using flow-type electron spin resonance method”.
    [2024.1.31]
  • A research article authored by F. Amano et al. has been employed as the inside front cover of Catalysis Science & Technology (RSC), issue 16, 2023. The paper is entitled "Photoelectrochemical C–H Activation of Methane to Methyl Radical at Room Temperature".
    https://doi.org/10.1039/D3CY90061D
    [2024.1.31]
  • A research article authored by K. Beppu, K. Obigane, and F. Amano has been employed as the inside front cover of Catalysis Science & Technology (RSC), issue 23, 2023. The paper is entitled "Amorphous Versus Nanocrystalline RuO2 Electrocatalysts: Activity and Stability for Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Sulfuric Acid".
    https://doi.org/10.1039/D3CY90097E
    [2024.1.31]
  • A mini-review article authored by F. Amano and K. Tsushiro has been employed as the Cover Picture of Energy Materials (OAE Publishing), issue 1, 2024. The paper is entitled "Proton Exchange Membrane Photoelectrochemical Cell for Water Splitting under Vapor Feeding".
    https://www.oaepublish.com/volumes/energymater.475
    [2024.1.31]
  • Tomoya Fukumizu (M2 student of Kubo Lab.) received the BCSJ Award for Oral Presentation in the 50th Symposium on Main Group Element Chemistry (December 7-9, 2023, RaiBoC Hall). The title of the presentation was "Impact of the Push-Pull System on Photophysical and Structural Properties of Oxygen-containing Heteroacenes".
    [2023.12.20]
  • Yoshinori Tahara (M2 student of Takagi lab.) received the Excellent Presentation Award at the 3rd Conference on Molecular Photo-functionality(Dec. 16, 2023, The University of Electro-Communications). The title of the presentation was “Photo-stability of cationic porphyrin in nanostructure-controlled materials”.
    [2023.12.17]
  • Nanako Nishida (M2 student of Takagi lab.) received the Excellent Presentation Award at the 3rd Conference on Molecular Photo-functionality(Dec. 16, 2023, The University of Electro-Communications). The title of the presentation was “Preparation of silica spheres covered by clay nanosheets and adsorption behavior of dyes on them”.
    [2023.12.17]
  • Kunpe Harako (M2 student of Takagi lab.) received the Excellent Presentation Award at the 3rd Conference on Molecular Photo-functionality(Dec. 16, 2023, The University of Electro-Communications). The title of the presentation was “Synthesis of emissive perovskite type nanosheet and construction of photo-functional materials by complex formation with dyes”.
    [2023.12.17]
  • Kaoru IMOTO* received Outstanding Poster Prize at International Symposium on Catalysis and Fine Chemicals 2023 (C&FC2023, Dec. 3-7, 2023, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachioji, Japan). The title of his presentation was “Cooperative Catalysis between Au Nanoparticles and Metal Oxides for Rapid C–B Bond Formation”. (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2023.12.09]
  • Yuki YASUI* received Outstanding Poster Prize at International Symposium on Catalysis and Fine Chemicals 2023 (C&FC2023, Dec. 3-7, 2023, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachioji, Japan). The title of her presentation was “Reductive Cross-Coupling of C(sp3)–O Electrophiles and Carbonyl Compounds by Supported Au Catalysts”. (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2023.12.09]
  • A paper authored by Hiroki Miura,* Kaede Ameyama,** and Tetsuya Shishido*** has been selected as a Front Cover in Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis. The title of the paper is Harnessing Supported Gold Nanoparticle as a Single-Electron Transfer Catalyst for Decarboxylative Cross-Coupling. (*Associate Professor, ** 2nd year master's student at Shishido Lab,***Professor)
    [2023.11.27]
  • Bunta Mizoguchi (B4 student of Kawakami lab.) was selected as a highlight lecture of the 45th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Biomaterials(6-7, November, 2023, Kobe International Conference Center). The title of the presentation was “Enhanced therapeutic efficacy of activated MSC by mitophagy reactivation”.Dr. PALAI Debabrata’s research was selected as a highlight lecture of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Biomaterials. (Duration: November 6th-7th, 2023)Dr. PALAI Debabrata’s research was selected as a highlight lecture of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Biomaterials. (Duration: November 6th-7th, 2023)
    [2023.11.24]
  • Natsuki Inoue (M1 student of Kawakami Lab.) received the Student Award at the 45th Annual Meeting on the Membrane Society of Japan / Membrane Symposium 2023 (20-22 Nov 2023, Waseda University). The title of the presentation was “Effects of polymer nanofibers on chemical stability of nanofiber composite electrolyte membranes for fuel cells”.
    [2023.11.24]
  • Kaito Udo (M2 student of Kawakami Lab.) received the Student Award at the 45th Annual Meeting on the Membrane Society of Japan / Membrane Symposium 2023 (20-22 Nov 2023, Waseda University). The title of the presentation was “Temperature dependence of polymer composite membranes containing surface modified nanoparticles with high CO2 permeability”.
    [2023.11.24]
  • Yuki Mizuta (B4 student of Kawakami Lab.) received the Student Poster Award at the 31st Japan Polyimides & Aromatic Polymers Conferenc (18 Nov 2023, Tokyo Institute of Technology). The title of the presentation was “Fabrication and Fuel Cell Evaluation of Composite Electrolyte Membranes Based on Sulfonated Polyimide Blend Nanofibers”.
    [2023.11.24]
  • LU JIAHAO (M1 student of Takagi lab.) received the Student Excellent Presentation Award at the 42nd Solid-Surface Photochemistry Conference(Nov. 16− 17, 2023, Nagano Univ.). The title of the presentation was “Adsorption behavior of cationic porphyrin on transition metal-substituted titania nanosheet”.
    [2023.11.21]
  • Yuki Shinada (M2 student of Kawakami Lab.) received the Student Poster Award at the 17th Annual Meeting of The Magneto-Scienece Sosiety of Japan (8–10 Nov 2023, Fukui University of Institute). The title of the presentation was “Alignment of Layered Double Hydroxide under Magnetic Field”.
    [2023.11.15]
  • Saki Yamada (M2 student of Yanagishita Lab.) received the Best Poster Presentation Award at the 145th The Japan Institute of Light Metals Annual Meeting (9–12 Nov 2023, Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.). The title of the presentation was “Fabrication and application of alumina masks on substrates by multistep anodization process”.
    [2023.11.14]
  • Masafumi DOI* received the poster award at 69th Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry (13-15 September 2023, Osaka University). The title of his presentation was “Borylation of C(sp3)–O Bonds of Alkyl Esters by Supported Au Catalysts”. (*1st year doctor's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2023.10.10]
  • Yuki YASUI** received the poster award at 69th Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry (13-15 September 2023, Osaka University). The title of her presentation was “Reductive Cross-Coupling of C(sp3)–O Electrophiles and Carbonyl Compounds by Supported Au Catalysts”. (**2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2023.10.10]
  • A research article authored by Takashi Yanagishita et al. has been employed as Inside Front Cover in Materials Advances. The title of the paper is " Fabrication of nanoparticle assemblies with a controlled number of constituent nanoparticles by membrane emulsification using anodic porous alumina ".
    [2023.10.6]
  • Sota Hirose (M2 student of Analytical Chemistry Lab.) received the Excellent Poster Award in the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (Sep. 13-15, 2023, KUMAMOTO-JO HALL). The title of the presentation was "Development of a Portable Genetic Testing Device Using a LAMP Method".
    [2023.9.17]
  • Kota Nagano (M2 student of Kawakami Lab.) received the Poster Award at 2023 SCEJ 54th Autumn Meeting (11–13 Sep. 2023, Fukuoka Univ.). The title of the presentation was “Pressure dependence of gas permeation of surface-modified nanoparticles/PIM-1 composite membranes”.
    [2023.9.16]
  • Yuga Osada (M2 student of Yanagishita Lab.) received the Best Student Presentation Award at 2023 ECSJ Fall Meeting (11–12 Sep. 2023, Kyushu Univ.). The title of the presentation was “Preparation of Ordered Nanohole Arrays by Two-Step Anodization of Stainless Steel and Their Application to Capacitors”.
    [2023.9.15]
  • Takuma Yoshida (M2 student of Kajihara Lab.) received the Best Oral Presentation Award in Session 04, "Random Materials", in the 36th Fall Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan (Sep. 6-8, 2023, Kyoto Institute of Technology). The title of the presentation was "Development of silsesquioxane-based organic–inorganic hybrid liquids and thermosetting resins by cosolvent-free method".
    [2023.9.12]
  • Yuma Shimbori (D3 student of Kajihara Lab.) received the Excellent Poster Award in the 50th Lecture Meeting and Summer School 2023 on the Materials for Chemical Batteries (Aug. 27-28, 2023, Osaka) in the Electrochemical Division of the Chemical Society of Japan. The title of the presentation was "Application of 3DOM polyimide separators to concentrated ionic liquid electrolytes and electrochemical characterization of rechargeable lithium metal batteries".
    [2023.9.12]
  • Yugo Hirade (D3 student of Takagi lab.) received the ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces Poster Award at The 31st International Conference on Photochemistry(July 23rd (Sun) − July 28th (Fri), 2023、Sapporo Park Hotel, Sapporo). The title of the presentation was “Effect of Pt co-catalyst loading site on photoreduction efficiency in titania nanosheet”.
    [2023.8.1]
  • Hiyori Iitsuka (M1 student of Kubo lab.) received the Excellent Student Encouragement Presentation Award in the 52nd Symposium on Biomedical Polymers (25–26, July, 2023, AIST Tokyo Waterfront). The title of the presentation was “Characterization of senescent cancer cells obtained by epigenetic modification with functional nanocarriers”.
    [2023.7.27]
  • A research article authored by Satoshi Takegawa*, Masato Ito** and Yuji Kubo*** has been employed as Front Cover (Issue 27, 2023) in New Journal of Chemistry (RSC). The title of the paper is "Turn-on type afterglow probe for Hg2+ sensing by a PVA-mediated triplet sensitizer". (*2nd year master's student at Kubo Lab., **Assistant professor, ***Professor)
    [2023.7.13]
  • Natsuki Inoue (M1 student of Kawakami lab.) received the Excellent Poster Award at the 72nd SPSJ (Society of Polymer Science, Japan) Annual Meeting (May 24-26, 2023, G Messe Gunma). The title of the presentation was “Chemical durability evaluation of nanofiber composite membranes for polymer electrolyte fuel cells”.
    [2023.6.30]
  • A research article authored by Takashi Yanagishita et al. has been employed as Supplementary cover art in Langmuir. The title of the paper is " Preparation of Polymer Nanopillar Arrays with Controlled Tip Shapes and Their Application to Hydrophobic and Oleophobic Surfaces ".
    [2023.6.20]
  • Natsumi Sugawara (M1 student of Kubo lab.) received the Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry Prize (Poster Prize) at the 20th Symposium on Host-Guest and Supramolecular Chemistry (SHGSC 2023, 17–18 Jun. 2023, Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.). The title of the presentation was “Room-temperature phosphorescence properties of dibenzofuran-containing boronate co-crystals”.
    [2023.6.20]
  • Youta Boushi (M2 student of Yanagishita Lab.) received the Best Poster Presentation Award at the 144th The Japan Institute of Light Metals Annual Meeting (12–14 May 2023, Kagawa Univ.). The title of the presentation was “Preparation and characterization of anodic porous alumina with gradient hole size”.
    [2023.5.15]
  • Youta Boushi (M2 student of Yanagishita Lab.) received the Best Student Presentation Award at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Electrochemistry Society of Japan (27–29 Mar. 2023, Tohoku Institute of Technol.). The title of the presentation was “Fabrication of alumina through-hole membranes with framework and evaluation of filtration characteristics”.
    [2023.4.7]
  • A research article authored by Takashi Yanagishita et al. has been employed as Inside Front Cover in Materials Advances. The title of the paper is "Continuous spinning of polymer nanofibers with uniform diameters using an anodic porous alumina spinneret with holes of different diameters".
    [2023.2.7]
  • A research article authored by Takashi Yanagishita and Youta Boushi has been employed as Supplementary cover art in Langmuir. The title of the paper is "Preparation of Anodic Porous Alumina with Gradient Hole Size for Directional Droplet Transport".
    [2023.1.17]
  • Yugo Hirade (D2 student of Takagi Lab.) received the Best Presentation Award at the 2nd Symposium on Molecular photo-functions (17 Dec. 2022, Tsukuba univ.). The title of the presentation was “Photochemical behavior of near-infrared dye (IR-1061)/clay hybrid in aqueous solution".
    [2022.12.17]
  • Takumu Morita (M2 student of Kawakami Lab.) received the Poster Award at the Membrane Symposium 2022 (9-10 Nov. 2022, Kobe). The title of the presentation was “Gas permeation properties of ultra-high CO2 permeable composite membranes loaded with highly concentrated surface-modified nanoparticles".
    [2022.12.14]
  • Ryota Shimada (M2 student of Takagi Lab.) received the Best Presentation Award at the 41th Solid/Surface Photochemistry Conference (15-16 Nov. 2022, Tokyo). The title of the presentation was “Visible light sensitized hydrogen evolution using Ru(II) and Rh(III) complexes as sensitizer and photocatalyst on clay surface".
    [2022.11.17]
  • Youta Boushi (M1 student of Kajiwara Lab.) received the Best Presentation Award at the 37th ARS Mikawa conference (8-9 Nov. 2022, Aichi). The title of the presentation was "Preparation and characterization of alumina through-hole membranes with controlled structures".
    [2022.11.14]
  • Shintaro Kadowaki (M2 student of Takagi Laboratory) received the excellent poster award at 130th CATSJ (Catalysis Society of Japan) Meeting (22-26 September 2022, Toyama University and online). The title of his presentation was "Preparation of metal oxide-supported gold nanoparticles covered with metal-organic frameworks and its catalytic activity for alcohol oxidation".
    [2022.10.17]
  • A research article authored by Erisa Kano,* Takeshi Aihara,** I. Tyrone Ghampson,*** Takeyuki Nogami,****  Hiroki Miura,***** and Tetsuya Shishido****** has been employed as Supplementary cover art in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. The title of the paper is "Continuous production of lactic acid from glycerol over bifunctional catalysts under base-free conditions by using a liquid-phase flow reactor". (*Master‘s graduate at Shishido Lab. in FY2021, ** Doctor‘s graduate at Shishido Lab. in FY2020, *** Projected Research Associate at Shishido Lab., ****2nd year doctor's student at Shishido Lab., *****Associate Professor, ******Professor)
    [2022.10.3]
  • Akihiro Nakayam (D1 student of Takagi Laboratory) received 2nd Best Poster Award at RÅC International Summer School 2022 (Focal theme: Advanced Materials Design at X-ray and Neutron Facilities) (14-21 August, 2022) in Sweden. The presentation title was "Development of Supported Au Catalysts Toward the Optimization of the Electronic State of Au".
    [2022.9.13]
  • A research presentation by Takumu Morita*, Masafumi Yamato**, and Hiroyoshi Kawakami*** was selected as a Publicity Award of the 71st SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules (2022.9.5-7, Hokkaido Univ.). The presentation title was "Particle-containing polymer membrane with high permeability for Direct Air Capture". (*2nd year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory, ** Associate Professor, *** Professor)
    [2022.8.18]
  • Katsutoshi Nomoto* received the presentation award at the ICEC2022 (12th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis) (July 30 - August 2, 2022 Osaka, Japan). The presentation title was "Inhibitory effect of trace impurities on the catalytic activity in methanol reforming". (*1st year doctor's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2022.Aug.]
  • Hidenori Nishio* received the poster award at Post symposium of TOCAT9 (Aug 1, 2022, Sapporo, Hokkaido). The presentation title was " Deposition of highly dispersed gold nanoparticles onto metal phosphates by deposition-precipitation with aqueous ammonia ". (*1st year doctor's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2022.July]
  • Takumi Nakagawa* received the poster award at TOCAT9 (9th Tokyo Conference on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology) (July 24-29, Fukuoka, Japan). The presentation title was " Low-temperature hydrogenation of CO2 to methanol over supported gold catalysts ". (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2022.july]
  • A research article authored by Shinji Iwakiri,* Ryohei Hasegawa,** and Yuji Kubo*** has been selected as a Very Important Paper and employed as Cover Feature in ChemPhotoChem. The title of the paper is "Near-infrared room-temperature phosphorescence in arylselanyl BODIPY-doped materials" . (*Master`s graduate at Kubo Lab. in FY2021, **2nd year doctor's student at Kubo Lab., ***Professor)
    [2022.6.21]
  • Kazuma Fukuda* received the excellent poster award at 129th CatSJ Meeting (27-29 March 2022, Online). The title of his presentation was "Characterization of phosphorous-modified Rh catalysts effective for hydrogenation of CO2". (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2022.4.11]
  • A picture of rare-earth-doped colored glasses provided by Kajihara Lab. has appeared in a poster, whose theme this year is "Glass", annually prepared for Science and Technology Week (Apr. 18–24, 2022) in Japan by MEXT.
    [2022.3.24]
  • Hiroki MIURA* received The Japan Petroleum Institute Award for Encouragement of Research and Development in 2021. The award title is “Development of ruthenium catalysts for environmentally-friendly organic transformation via C–H bond activation”. (*Associate Professor.)
    [2022.2.25]
  • A paper authored by Koichi Kajihara*, Shingo Nakagawa**, and Rena Iwasaki*** has been highlighted as Section Cover (Special Section: Advanced Dielectrics and Related Devices) in Phys. Status Solidi A vol. 219, no. 2. The title of the paper is Energy Transfer and Quenching in Sol–Gel-Derived Silica Glass Green Phosphors Doped with Tb3+ and Ce3+ Ions: Distinct Difference between P- and Al-Codoped Glasses.
    (*Professor, **1st year master's student at Kajihara Laboratory, ***Master's graduate at Kajihara Laboratory in FY2020)
    [2022.2.9]
  • Yuri Nara* received the poster award at the The 59th Symposium on the Interaction between Polymer and Water and Separation Science (December 3, 2021, online). The presentation title was "Fabrication and Water Electrolysis Evaluation of Anion Exchange Membranes with High Alkaline Stability".(*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2021.12.4]
  • Koki Mino* received the poster award at the The 59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs (November 25-27, 2021, Hilton Tokyo Bay). The presentation title was "Mitophagy-inducing nanocarriers for functional recovery of senescent mesenchymal stem cells". (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2021.12.3]
  • Masafumi Yamato* received the 10th Excellent Research Award of the Magneto-Science Society of Japan. The title of the award is "Research on polymeric material control using magnetic process".(*Associate Professor at Kawakami lab.)
    [2021.11.22]
  • A paper authored by Hiroki Miura,* Ryuji Hirata,** Tomoya Toyomasu,*** and Tetsuya Shishido**** has been selected as a Front Cover in ChemCatChem. The title of the paper is Electrophilic C(sp2)−H Silylation by Supported Gold Catalysts. (*Associate Professor, **Master's graduate at Shishido Lab. in 2020, ***2nd year master's student at Shishido Lab,****Professor)
    [2021.10.30]
  • A research presentation by Yu Matsuda*, Manabu Tanaka**, and Hiroyoshi Kawakami*** was selected as a Publicity Award of the 70th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules (2021.9.6-8, on-line). The presentation title was "Fabrication and Characterization of Lithium-Air Battery Consisted of Nanofiber Composite Electrolyte Membrane with Suppressed Water Vapor Permeability".
    https://main.spsj.or.jp/koho/koho_top.php
    (*Master's graduate at Kawakami Lab. in 2021, ** Associate Professor, *** Professor)
    [2021.9.8]
  • An interview article of Shiori Higashi* and Katsutoshi Nomoto** was published on The Asahi Shimbun (2021.8.25) . They commented on their experiences of the "Overseas Training Program" that they joined last year.
    The plane of paper is found here
    The program website (in Japanese) is here
    (* 2nd year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory, ** 2nd year master 's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2021.8.25]
  • A paper authored by Shun Hayashi and Tetsuya Shishido* has been selected as the Supplementary Cover in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces vol. 13, no.19. The title of the paper is “High-density formation of metal/oxide interfacial catalytic active sites through hybrid clustering” . (*Professor)
    [2021.6.24]
  • Kazuto Suzuki* received the excellent poster award at the 70th SPSJ Annual Meeting (May 26-28, 2021, Online). The presentation title was “Fabrication and characterization of acid/base blend polymer nanofiber composite membranes for high temperature and low humidity fuel cell operation”. (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2021.6.23]
  • Yuri NARA* received the excellent poster award at the 2021 Annual Meeting on The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan (June 9-11, 2021, Online). The presentation title was "Synthesis and Electrolyte Evaluation of Anion Conductive Polymers Bearing No Heteroatoms in the Polymer Main Chains".(*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2021.6.15]
  • Nana Terasoba* received the student award at the 43rd Annual Meeting on the Membrane Society of Japan (June 4-5, 2021, Online). The presentation title was “Fabrication and evaluation of lithium salt-containing polycarbonate-based composite electrolyte membrane composed of nanofibers with polarized crystals”. (*1st year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2021.6.7]
  • Kuizhi QU* received the BUNSEKI KAGAKU Young Scientist’s Paper Award of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry. The title of the award-winning paper is “Development of a Chemiluminescence Analysis System Using a Microfluidic Device Capable of Autonomous Liquid Transfer and an Organic Photodiode Detector”. (*2nd year doctoral student at Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry)
    [2021.5.9]
  • Hiroki MIURA* received ICAT Young Lectureship Azuma Award. The award title was “Organic Transformations by Concerted Catalysis of Pd and Au on Alloy Nanoparticles”. (*Assistant Professor at Shishido lab.)
    [2021.3.10]
  • A paper authored by Hiroki Miura,* Yuka Hachiya,** Tetsuya Shishido*** and coworkers has been selected as the Supplementary Cover in ACS Catal. vol. 11, no. 2. The title of the paper is "Practical Synthesis of Allyl, Allenyl, and Benzyl Boronates through SN1′-Type Borylation under Heterogeneous Gold Catalysis" .
    (*Assistant Professor, **Master's graduate at Shishido Lab. in 2020, ***Professor)
    [2021.1.16]
  • Ayano Imai* received the student award at the Membrane Symposium 2020 (12-13 November 2020, Online). The presentation title was “Fabrication of composite membrane including surface-modified nanoparticles and nanofiber framework”.
    (*2nd year master's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2020.11.30]
  • A paper authored by Dr. H. Miura, Prof. T. Shishido et al. was highlighted in Synfacts. (Highlights in Current Synthetic Organic Chemistry) (Synfacts 2020, 16(10), 1202)
    The paper was entitled " Silylation of Aryl Chlorides by Bimetallic Catalysis of Palladium and Gold on Alloy Nanoparticles " by H. Miura, Y. Masaki, Y. Fukuta, T. Shishido (Adv. Synth. Catal. 2020, 362, 2642–2650.).
    [2020.9.17]
  • Gen Kato* received the excellent poster award at 126th CatSJ Meeting (16-18 September 2020, Online).
    The title of his presentation was “Effect of surface hydrophobic modification of sulfo-functionalized siloxane gels on their acid catalysis”.
    (*2nd year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2020.9.28]
  • Shiro Saito* received the excellent poster award at 126th CatSJ Meeting (16-18 September 2020, Online).
    The title of his presentation was “Conversion of glyceric acid to alanine by Ru/TiO2 catalysts”.
    (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2020.9.28]
  • A paper authored by Hiroki Miura*, Yosuke Masaki**, Yohei Fukuta*** and Tetsuya Shishido**** has been selected as the Front Cover in Adv. Synth. Catal. no. 13 in 2020. The title of the paper is Silylation of Aryl Chlorides by Bimetallic Catalysis of Palladium and Gold on Alloy Nanoparticles.
    (*Assistant Professor, **Master's graduate at Shishido Lab. in 2020 ***2nd year master's student at Shishido Lab, ****Professor)
    [2020.7.17]
  • A paper authored by Hiroki Miura*, Tetsuya Shishido** and Masahiro Ehara*** has been selected as the Supplementary Cover in Organometallics vol. 39, issue 4. The title of the paper is Importance of the Pd and Surrounding Sites in Hydrosilylation of Internal Alkynes by Palladium–Gold Alloy Catalyst.
    (*Assistant Professor (TMU), **Professor (TMU), ***Professor (Institute for Molecular Science))
    [2020.5.1]
  • Takeshi AIHARA* received the 13th GSC Student Travel Grant Award (The Japan Association for Chemical Innovation). The award title is “Dehydration of glycerol by Al2O3-supported WO3 catalysts”.
    (*3rd year doctor's student at Shishido Lab.)
    [2020.4.30]
  • Hiroki MIURA* received the Catalysis Society of Japan Award for Young Researchers in 2019. The award title was “Organic transformation by concerted catalysis of different elements on the surface of PdAu alloy nanoparticles”.
    (*Assistant Professor at Shishido lab.)
    [2020.4.23]
  • Daiki Hayashi* received the best presentation award (the Chemical Communications Presentation Prize) in 46th conference on Main Group Element Chemistry at Matsuyama University (2019.12.5-7). The presentation title was "Relation between Solid-state Fluorescence Intensity and Motion of a Fluorophore in Thienothiophene-dioxide Bridged Molecular Gyrotops".
    (*2nd year master course student at Setaka Laboratory)
    [2019.12.13]
  • Hiroki Harada* received the Student Poster Award at the 57th Symposium on Polymer and Water (December 3, 2019, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology). The presentation title was "Fabrication and fuel cell characterizations of composite electrolyte membranes composed of proton conductive nanofibers modified with zwitterion for high proton conductivity at high temperature and low humidity".
    (*2nd year master course students at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2019.12.10]
  • Wataru Murata* received the Outstanding Poster Award at the 27th Japan Polyimides & Aromatic Polymers Conference (November 15, 2019, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Ookayama campus). The presentation title was " Fabrication and evaluation of composite polymer electrolyte membranes based on lithium ion conductive PEO-grafted polyimide nanofibers". (*2nd year master course students at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2019.11.28]
  • Shun Doi* received the excellent poster award at The 9th East Asia Joint Symposium on Environmental Catalysis and Eco-materials (5-8 November 2019, Yancheng, China). The title of his presentation was “Selective catalytic reduction of NO with CO and C3H6 over Rh/HAP”. (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    Shengyan Piao* received the excellent poster award at The 9th East Asia Joint Symposium on Environmental Catalysis and Eco-materials (5-8 November 2019, Yancheng, China). The title of his presentation was “Selective catalytic reduction of NO over Cu-Cr/Al2O3 catalysts”. (*1st year master's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2019.11.20]
  • Ryuji Hirata* received the excellent poster award at 9th CSJ chemistry festa (15-17 October 2019, Tower Hall Funabori). The title of his presentation was “Silylation of sp2 C-H bonds in heterocycles by supported Au catalysts". (*1st year doctor's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    Yohei Fukuta* received the excellent poster award at 9th CSJ chemistry festa (15-17 October 2019, Tower Hall Funabori). The title of his presentation was “Development of supported NiAu catalysts for hydrosilylation of alkynes". (*1st year doctor's student at Shishido Laboratory)
    [2019.11.20]
  • Kosuke CHIKUMA* received the Best Poster Award of Exploratory Research at The 57th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs (13-15 November 2019, Osaka International Convention Center). The title of his presentation was “Development of mitophagy-induced nanocarriers for the suppression of cellular senescence". (*1st year doctor's student at Kawakami Laboratory)
    [2019.11.15]
  • Mayu Saito* received Best Poster Award in Symposium 20: Ceramics for Rechargeable Energy Storage at The 13th Pacific Rim Conference of Ceramic Societies (PACRIM13). The presentation title was "Fabrication of a solid-state lithium secondary battery using a lithium-ion-conducting Li4B4Al3O12Cl-based glass-ceramic".
    (*1st year master course student at Kajihara Laboratory)
    [2019.11.13]
  • 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]