The Global Station for Soft Matter, Global Institution for Collaborative Research and Education (GI-CoRE) has decided to postpone the following international symposium scheduled in the beginning of September till further announcement. International Symposium on Soft Matter 2020 Date/Time: to be advised Location : to be advised Pre-registration: Not-required Fees: Free Contact: Office for Global read more
A research article by Dr. Hideyuki Mitomo (Hokkaido University Unit) has been published in a British journal “Impact.” The article can be read from here.
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 Japanese Press Release
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 Japanese Press Release
Dr. Daniel R. King’s article, “Far from Home: Life as a Soft Matter Researcher Abroad” was published as a “Backstory” in the latest issue of “Matter.” The article can be found here: Link to Matter article
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!
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!
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 full press release below: Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force Japanese Press Release
We will offer a course “Soft Interface & Soft Mechanics (Polymer Physics)” from June 24th to July 5th, 2019 within the framework of Hokkaido Summer Institute 2019 (HSI2019). We are delighted to announce the lecturers would be the following: US Unit – Dr. Wei Hong Iowa State University/Southern University of Science and Technology France Unit read more
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!