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Past News Topics

  • The 33rd Macromolecular Gel Research Conference to be held in January 2022 will be held at Kuramae Hall and Digital Multipurpose Hall of Tokyo Institute of Technology.
  • 1The December issue of "化学" published on November 18 featured an article introducing the Polymer Gel Research Group.[PDF]
  • We have a special issue on Polymer Networks in RSC's Polymer Chemistry and Soft Matter journals. We invite submissions of good papers.[PDF]
  • Researcher Ms. Otsuka introduces our lab and our research on structural colors on YouTube Chall-edge channel.
  • Working adult doctor course (D2), Mr. Asai's research was published in ACS Applied Materials & Interface. It was introduced by many domestic and foreign media.
  • Joint research with Professor Katagiri of Hiroshima University was published in ACS Applied Materials & Interface. It was introduced by many domestic and foreign media.
  • Ms. Sakai's research was published in ACS Applied Nano Materials. It was introduced by many domestic and foreign media.
  • Graduate student Watanabe's dissertation was accepted on the cover of ACS Materials Letters.
  • Working adult doctor course (D1), Mr. Fumio Asai received a poster award at OKINAWA COLLOIDS 2019.
  • Ms. Sakai's research was published in ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. It was introduced by many domestic and foreign media.
  • Ikuya Oshima (M1) received a poster award at Tokai High Polymers Seminar (Summer Training Camp).
  • Ikuya Oshima (M1) received a poster award at the annual meeting of the Society of Polymer Science, Japan.
  • The research by Mr. Goto who is a graduate of our laboratory, is published at Sci. Adv. This research is a collaborative research with Prof. Ito, Prof. Mayumi and Dr. Liu of the University of Tokyo, the contents of the Impact project of the Cabinet Office "Flexible tough polymer".
  • A study by Mr. Jochi was introduced at Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun (September 21).
  • Ms. Naoi of the Doctoral Course received a poster award at the 69th colloid and interfacial chemistry (University of Tsukuba).
  • The research by Mr. Jochi was introduced at the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun (September 13). In addition, it was featured in many foreign media.
  • The research by Mr. Jochi who is a graduate of our laboratory is published at NPG Asia Materials. In addition, the image diagram showing the contents of this research was chosen as an illustration adorning the top page of the NPG Asia Materials website.
  • The research content of Ms. Miki Sakai was introduced at the Nikkan Kogyo Newspaper (Japanese) (July 10th).
  • Research by Ms. Miki Sakai is published at Small. It also became the inner cover. In addition, the content of this paper was published as a video abstract. This video is also posted in the gallery section of this homepage. This research content was also introduced to the Chunichi Newspaper (June 28 morning edition) and many overseas media.
  • Mr. Kwon Dow won the poster presentation award at ”82nd Prague Meeting on Macromolecules 24th Polymer Networks Group Meeting” held in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • A research by Mr. Teshima and Mr. Suzuki who are graduates of our laboratory was published at ChemNanoMat. The image diagram of this research is also the inner cover page.
  • Mr. Eiji Miwa and Mr. Kwon Dow won the "67th Annual Meeting of the Polymer Society Annual Meeting Excellence Poster Award" (PDF).
  • The content of Takeoka’s interview in the article on the bird structural color paper was posted.
  • Kenta Watanabe’s research about “Optically transparent & high toughness elastomer” was introduced in a News paper, “NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN”.
  • Kenta Watanabe received the “66th Symposium on Macromolecules Excellence Poster Award”.
  • Kensuke Ogawa’s research was published in Chem. Lett..
  • The video abstract of the Iwata's paper in Adv. Mater. was published. This video is also posted in the gallery of this homepage.
  • Masanori Iwata's research was published in Adv. Materrials.
  • Our paper "Structural coloring painting with Electrodeposition of Silica Particles" was posted on NPG Asia Materials.
    This research was also introduced as ”Optical coatings: fade-free colours from specks of silica” on LATEST RESEARCH SUMMARIES (Mar. 10th, 2017). This is a cooperative research with Prof. Katagiri of Hiroshima University.
  • Yuto Jochi was awarded the excellent prize of polymer gel research group.
  • Yumiko Otsuka's research was published in ChemComm. It was introduce in Yahoo News and many medias, and it also became a back cover.
  • Kenta Watanabe won poster award at the “154th Tokai Polymer Research Seminar lecture (summer camp)”.
  • On the website of the (New) Technology Development Foundation, research contents of structural coloring materials were introduced.
  • Yuto Jochi received the “65th Annual Meeting of the Polymer Society Annual Meeting Excellence Poster Award”.
  • Yukikazu Takeoka received the Ichimura Science Award.
  • Yuto Jochi was awarded the “Soft Matter Award”.
  • A research by Yukikazu Takeoka was introduced to the Nagoya University Graduate School of Engineering PRESSe.
  • Yumiko Otsuka was introduced at the special feature of Nagoya University academic research & industry-academia-government collaboration website.
  • Yumiko Otsuka's research was published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. It was introduced to Press Release as Hot Paper, and it also became an inner cover..
  • The preparation of pigments using white and black fine particles was introduced in the magazine, “Doraemon more! in Fushigi Science vol.6”.
    The experiment is also introduced on YouTube.
  • A study by Abu Bin Imran was introduced in the highlight paper of Nagoya University academic research & industry-academia-government collaboration website.