Past information

Jan., 2020
Yusuke Yasuda received Poster Award at the 31st Polymer Gel Symposium.
Dec., 2019
Yusuke Yasuda received Best Oral Presentation Award at the 2nd GLowing Polymer Symposium in KANTO.
Nov., 2019
Shuntaro Uenuma received Poster Award at the 9th CSJ Chemistry Festa and the 28th Polymer Material Forum.
Sep., 2019
Shuntaro Uenuma has been selected as a research grant by the Cosmetology Research Foundation.
Sep., 2019
Shuntaro Uenuma received Presentation Award at the 36th Cyclodextrin Symposium.
Aug., 2019
The laboratory's work on slide-ring material was published in the Financial Times (Newspaper, FTWeekend Magazine, Web Edition, August 10 -11 2019) under the title of "Strings, rings and automobiles: Kohzo Ito’s revolutionary polymers".
Jun., 2019
Kengo Kasai received Poster Award at the 68th SPSJ Annual Meeting.
Jun., 2019
"Molecular Dynamics of Polyrotaxane in Solution Investigated by Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering and Molecular Dynamics Simulation: Sliding Motion of Rings on Polymer" by Yusuke Yasuda and Yuta Hidaka was published as Supplementary Cover Art in J. Am. Chem. Soc. in vol. 141. (link)
May., 2019
"Sliding Dynamics of Ring on Polymer in Rotaxane: A Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study" by Yusuke Yasuda was published in Macromolecules in vol. 52. (link)
May., 2019
"Formation of Isolated Pseudo-Polyrotaxane Nanosheet Consisting of α-Cyclodextrin and Poly(ethylene glycol)" by Shuntaro Uenuma was published in Macromolecules in vol. 52. (link)
Apr., 2019
Shuntaro Uenuma received CSJ Student Presentation Award 2019.
Apr., 2019
"Drastic Change of Mechanical Properties of Polyrotaxane Bulk: ABA–BAB Sequence Change Depending on Ring Position" by Shuntaro Uenuma is published as Supplementary Cover Artwork of ACS Macro Lett. in vol. 8. (link)
Apr., 2019
"Autonomously isolated pseudo-polyrotaxane nanosheets fabricated via hierarchically ordered supramolecular self-assembly" by Shuntaro Uenuma is published as Outside Back Cover Artwork of Chem. Commun. in vol. 55. (link)
Mar., 2019
Kengo Kasai and Shun Kitawaki were awarded the Distinguished Undergraduate's Thesis Award (Dept. Appl. Chem.)
Mar., 2019
Yuta Hidaka was awarded the Master's Thesis Award (Dept. Adv. Mat. Sci.)
Jan., 2019
Dr. Mayumi has received Award for Encouragement of Research in Materials Science; The Materials Research Society of Japan.
Jan., 2019
Yusuke Yasuda received Poster Award at the 30th Polymer Gel Symposium.
Nov., 2018
Yusuke Yasuda received Poster Award at the 32th Molecular Simulation Symposium.
Sep., 2018
Shuntaro Uenuma received Presentation Award at the 35th Cyclodextrin Symposium.
Jun., 2018
Takeya Aoki and Rui Yoshioka received Poster Award at the 67th SPSJ Annual Meeting.
Jun., 2018
Kaori Hirota has joined our laboratory as an assistant technician.
May., 2018
Yusuke Yasuda received Poster Award at the 2018 Annual Meeting on the Society of Rubber Science and Technology, Japan.
May., 2018
Takeya Aoki received Poster Award at NMR Symposium.
Apr., 2018
We have welcomed 7 new members
(6 undergraduate studnets and 1 research student)
Mar., 2018
Wenshun Shi was awarded the Distinguished Undergraduate's Thesis Award (Dept. Appl. Chem.)
Dec., 2017
Masayuki Taniguchi received Poster Award at the 17th Annual meeting of the Japanese Society for Neutron Science.
Sep., 2017
Masayuki Taniguchi received Poster Award at the 66th Symposium on Macromolecules.
June., 2017
Taihei Aoki and Riki Masuda received Poster Award at the 66th SPSJ Annual Meeting.
June., 2017
Dr. Masai moved to Terao group of The University of Tokyo.
May., 2017
Yuta Hidaka received Poster Award at NMR Symposium.
May., 2017
Dr. Koichi Mayumi received Bridgestone Soft Material Frontier Award for Young Scientists.
Apr., 2017
We have welcomed 8 new members
(6 undergraduate studnets, 1 master's student, and 1 research student)
Apr., 2017
Dr. Kato moved to Naito・Kato group of The University of Tokyo.
Dec., 2016
Shuntaro Uenuma received Young Scientist Poster Award at the 11th SPSJ Internatinal Polymer Conference.
Oct., 2016
Hiroaki Okuno and Kaito Nemoto received Poster Award at the 65th Symposium on Macromolecules.
Sep., 2016
We attended the 65th Symposium on Macromolecules (Kanagawa Univ.)
Sep., 2016
Shuntaro Uenuma received Poster Award at the 33rd Cyclodextrin Symposium.
Jun., 2016
Hiroki Hasegawa and Kanta Yanagi received Poster Award at the 65th SPSJ Annual Meeting.
May, 2016
Dr. Mayumi has received Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science; The Society of Polymer Science, Japan.
May, 2016
We attended the 65th SPSJ Annual Meeting (Kobe Convention Center)
Apr., 2016
Dr. Hiroshi Masai has joined our laboratory as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow.
Apr., 2016
Ayaka Hori has joined our laboratory as an assistant technician.
Apr., 2016
We have welcomed 6 new members
(6 undergraduate studnets)
Oct., 2015
Our book reviewing recent works on polyrotaxane, "Polyrotaxane and Slide-ring Materials", has been published.
Oct., 2015
Kazuma Inoue received Poster Award at the 64th Symposium on Macromolecules.
Oct., 2015
We have welcomed 3 new members
(1 master's student, and 2 doctoral students)
Sep., 2015
We attended the 64th Symposium on Macromolecules (Tohoku Univ.)
Jun., 2015
Motoi Shiraga and Hirokazu Kadono received Poster Award at the 64th SPSJ Annual Meeting.
May, 2015
Prof. Ito was awarded the 2015 SCDJ Award.
May, 2015
We attended the 64th SPSJ Annual Meeting (Sapporo Convention Center)
May, 2015
Dr. Rina Maeda has joined our laboratory as an assistant professor.
Apr., 2015
We have welcomed 8 new members
(1 master's student, and 7 undergraduate students)
Oct., 2014
We have welcomed 3 new members
(2 Ph.D. students, and 1 research student)
Sep., 2014
We attended the 63rd Symposium on Macromolecules (Nagasaki Univ.)
May, 2014
We attended the 63rd SPSJ Annual Meeting (Nagoya Congress Center)
May, 2014
Dr. Jiang Lan has joined our laboratory as a project researcher.
Apr., 2014
We have welcomed 8 new members
(1 Ph.D. student, 1 master's student, 5 undergraduate students, and 1 research student)
Apr., 2014
Dr. Koichi Mayumi has joined our laboratory as an assistant professor.
Sep., 2013
62nd Symposium on Macromolecules (Kanazawa Univ.)
May, 2013
62nd SPSJ Annual Meeting (Kyoto International Conference Center)
Apr., 2013
We welcomed 8 new members
(1 grad student, 2 research students, and 5 undergraduates)
Nov. 13, 2012
GISAS Tutorial (written in Japanese, PDF, 1.8 MB)
Sep., 2012
61st Symposium on Macromolecules (Nagoya Inst. of Tech.)
May, 2012
61st SPSJ Annual Meeting (PACIFICO YOKOHAMA)
Apr., 2012
We welcomed 8 new members
(2 grad students, and 6 undergraduates)
Sep., 2011
Prof. Yokoyama was awarded SPSJ Wiley Award.
Sep., 2011
60th Symposium on Macromolecules (Okayama Univ.)
May, 2011
60th SPSJ Annual Meeting (Osaka International Convention Center)
Apr.-May, 2011
We welcomed 7 new members
(1 research fellow, 1 grad student, and 5 undergraduates)
Sep. 15-17, 2010
59th Symposium on Macromolecules (Hokkaido Univ.)
Jun. 12, 2010
Lab. trip to Gozen-yama, Ibaraki
May. 26-28, 2010
59th SPSJ Annual Meeting (Yokohama)
Apr. 5, 2010
We welcomed 7 new members
(1 grad student, 1 research student, and 5 undergraduates)
Oct. 20, 2009
Website renewal.
Sep. 16-18, 2009
58th Symposium on Macromolecules (Kumamoto Univ.)
Jun. 20, 2009
Lab. trip to Nasu
May 25, 2009
Prof. Jan Genzer (North Carolina State University) visited. (stayed for 6 weeks)
Apr. 1, 2009
We welcomed 8 new members (2 grad students, 4 undergraduates, and 2 secretaries)

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