newPress Release: Bio-inspired hydrogel can rapidly switch to rigid plastic

Hokkaido University has issued a press release on a new gel showing an instant thermal stiffening. The study was conducted by Dr. Nonoyama and Dr. Gong and their colleagues. For details, please check the full press release on Hokkaido University website below: Bio-inspired hydrogel can rapidly switch to rigid plastic

Press Release: Getting glued in the sea

Hokkaido University has issued a press release on a new underwater adhesive. The study was conducted by Dr. Gong and her team. For details, please check the full press release on Hokkaido University website below: Getting glued in the sea

New Member on July 1, 2019

We are pleased to announce a new member to the Hokkaido University Unit. Dr. Eiji Kondo Professor, Center for Sports Medicine, Hokkaido University Hospital We look forward to collaborative work in the near future!

New Member on April 1, 2019

We are pleased to announce a new member to the US Unit. Dr. Chung-Yuen Hui  Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University We look forward to collaborative work in the near future!

Press Release: “Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force”

Dr. Jian Ping Gong, Dr.Tasuku Nakajima and their team have developed a strategy to fabricate materials that become stronger in response to mechanical stress. For details, please check the press release, Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force on Hokkaido University website below: Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force

New Members on October 1, 2018

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new members: Dr. Yukinori Nishigami, Assistant Professor, Hokkaido University Unit Dr. Yanan Ye, Postdoctoral Fellow, France Unit We look forward to collaborative work in the near future!

New Member on June 18, 2018

GSS is pleased to announce a new member Dr. Anaïs Giustiniani to the France Unit as a Postdoctoral Fellow. We look forward to collaborative work in the near future.

New Members on April 1, 2018

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new members: Dr. Yusuke Yonamine, Hokkaido University Unit Dr. Jun Suzuka, Hokkaido University Unit   We look forward to collaborative work in the near future!