April 2016 – March 2017

Plenary/Keynote Lectures
  1. Jian Ping Gong: “Tough Soft Materials with Sacrificial Bonds,” The 1st International Symposium on Advanced Gel Materials & Soft Matters, ISAGMSM, Xijiao Hotel Beijing, Beijing, China, 2016.10.14
  2. Kuniharu Ijiro: “Self-assembled Nanoparticles as Photonic and Biological Nanomaterials,” International Symposium on Materials for Chemistry and Engineering (IMCE 2017), Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 2017.2.3
  3. Jian Ping Gong: “Self-healing and Self-Adjustable Adhesion of Polyampholyte Hydrogels,” The 11th International Gel Symposium (GelSympo2017), Nihon University Tsudanuma Campus, Chiba, Japan, 2017.3.7
Invited Talks
  1. Jian Ping Gong: “Build Tough Hydrogels with Sacrificial Bonds,” Seminar at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Okinawa, Japan, 2016.4.15
  2. Jian Ping Gong: “Polyampholyte Hydrogels: Tough, Self-healing, and Self-adjustable Adhesion,” 11th International Symposium “Polyelectrolytes 2016”, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 2016.6.28
  3. Kuniharu Ijiro: “Self-assembled 2D Monolayers and 3D Vesicle of Au Nanoparticles for Photonic and Biomedical Applications,” KJF-ICOMEP 2016, ACROS Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan, 2016.9.4
  4. Kenichi Niikura: “Surface Engineering of Gold Nanoparticles for Functional Self-Assembly,” RIKEN CEMS Topical Meeting “Nanoparticles / Nanotubes / Nanosheets,” RIKEN, Saitama, Japan, 2016.9.7
  5. Kikukawa T, Kamo N, Demura M: “Light-Induced Conformational Change of Inward Cl- Pump Halorhodopsin,” 13th International Conference on Flow Dynamics, Sendai International Center, Miyagi, Japan, 2016.10.11
  6. Kurokawa T, Shinohara G, Roy CK, King DR, Sun TL, Gong JP: “Effect of Fibrous Skeleton at Clingfish Suction Pad,” 5th Nagoya Biomimetics International Symposium (NaBIS), Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech), Aichi, Japan, 2016.10.21
  7. Jian Ping Gong: “Toughening of Soft Materials with Sacrificial Bonds,” The International Rubber Conference (IRC) “Gels and Related Soft Materials” Session, Kitakyushu International Conference Center, Fukuoka, Japan, 2016.10.26
  8. Kuniharu Ijiro: “Salmon DNA-based Preparation of Nanomaterials,” The 17th Chitose International Forum on Photonics Science & Technology (CIF17), Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Hokkaido, Japan, 2016.11.14
  9. Hisashi Haga: “3D Morphogensis of Epithelial Cells Responding to Viscoelasticity of the Extracellular Matrix,” Japan-Austria joint meeting “Understanding the logic behind developmental dynamics,” Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Klosterneuburg, Austria, 2016.11.28
  10. Ijiro K, Nakamura S, Mitomo H, Matsuo Y, Niikura K: “DNA Brush-Directed Self-Assembly of Gold Nanorods into Vertically Aligned Arrays,” The 11th SPSJ International Polymer Conference (IPC 2016), Fukuoka International Congress Center, Fukuoka, Japan, 2016.12.13