Global Station for Soft Matter will be holding a GSS seminar as below: Date: March 11, 2019 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery Bldg. -Program- 15:00 – 16:00 “Slippery interfaces on the thin polymer alignment layers” Dr. Jun Yamamoto Soft Matter Physics Group, Kyoto University 16:00 – 17:00 read more
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.
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
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
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
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 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
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
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