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RIES Science Lecture on February 15, 2019

RIES Science Lecture will be held by the Research Institute for Electronic Science (RIES), Hokkaido University in cooperation with the Global Station for Soft Matter of the Global Institution for Collaborative Research and Education as the following.

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

GSS Seminar on January 9, 2019

Global Station for Soft Matter will hold a GSS seminar as below; Date: January 9th, 2019 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery Bldg. -Program- 15:00 – 16:00 “Mechanics of an adhesive tape in a zero degree peel test: effect of large deformation and material nonlinearity” Dr. Chung-Yuen Hui read more

GSS Seminar on December 17, 2018

Global Station for Soft Matter will hold a seminar by Dr. Hanqing Jiang from Arizona State University. Title: Multiphysics Modeling and Experiments of Functional Materials: Hydrogels, Batteries, and Origamis Lecturer: Dr. Hanqing Jiang (Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University) Date: December 17th, 2018 Time: 15:45 – 16:30 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center 1F read more

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!

GSS Seminar on August 2, 2018

GSS will welcome lecturers from Sichuan University and hold a seminar as below; Date: Thursday, August 2, 2018 Time: 16:00 – 18:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center 1F 16:00 – 17:00 Core-Shell Structure and the Toughness of PA6/MEPDM/HDPE ternary blends Dr. Mingbo Yang College of Polymer Science and Engineering, Sichuan University 17:00 – 18:00 Low-temperature read more

GSS Seminar by Dr. Wei Hong on July 17, 2018

Dr. Wei Hong from the U.S. Unit will be delivering a seminar titled “Polymerized Ionic Liquids and Ionic Semiconductors.” Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Time: 17:00-18:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center 1F Lecturer: Dr. Wei Hong Professor Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology Department of Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University Global Station read more

GSS Seminar on July 9, 2018

Dr. Weiyi Lu from Michigan State University will be delivering a GSS seminar as below; “Liquid nanofoam-functionalized hydrogel with enhanced strength and deformability” Dr. Weiyi Lu Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering Michigan State University Date: Monday, July 9, 2018 Time: 14:00 – 15:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center 1F

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.