News:

Oct. 2021
Naoki Sano and Yutaka Fujita present at International Workshop on Low Temperature Bonding

Oct. 2021
Invited talk at International Symposium on Hydrogen Energy, Renewable Energy and Materials

Aug. 2021
Yuta Shimohata's paper on hydrogen transport phenomena published in Fusion Eng. Des.

Aug. 2021
Invited talk at JSPS R025 Commitee on Development of Advanced Functional Thin Films and Interfaces

Apr. 2021
Welcome new lab members Kazuya Okamoto, Jun Yamazaki, Atsuhiro Inomata and Keisuke Yamauchi!

Mar. 2021
Congratulations to Yuki Nakashima, Kosuke Nishigaya and Yuta Shimohata on their graduation!

Feb. 2021
Yutaka Fujita's paper on fluidic self-assembly technology published in Appl. Mech.

Feb. 2021
Yuki Nakashima's paper on hydrogen energy technology (nanogap field enhancement) published in Int. J. Hydrogen Energy

Dec. 2020
Invited talk at JPVS Workshop

Sep. 2020
Kosuke Nishigaya's paper on hydrogel-bonded LEDs published in ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol.

Sep. 2020
Invited talk at JSAP Autumn Meeting

June 2020
Shoji Ishihara's paper on fluidic self-assembly technology published in Nano Express

May 2020
Kosuke Nishigaya's paper on carbon quantum dots published in C

Apr. 2020
Yoshiki Hamamoto's paper on hydrogen transport phenomena published in Nucl. Mater. Energy

Apr. 2020
Welcome new lab members Naoki Sano, Kengo Nishi, Yuta Shimohata and Yutaka Fujita!

Mar. 2020
Congratulations to Takeru Uchikoshi, Kodai Kishibe, Shoji Ishihara and Yoshiki Hamamoto on their graduation!

Jan. 2020
Invited talk at JSPS 191st Commitee on Innovative Interface Bonding Technology

Dec. 2019
Kodai Kishibe's paper on novel semiconductor bonding technology (wavelength converter) published in Nanomater.

Oct. 2019
Shunsuke Ono's paper on hydrogen storage published in Metals

Sep. 2019
Tatsushi Yamashita's paper on novel semiconductor bonding technology (transparent conductive oxide) published in Adv. Mater. Interfaces (selected as the front cover article)

Sep. 2019
Takeru Uchikoshi presents at International Conference on Condensed Matter Nuclear Science (Rome)

Aug. 2019
Norihiko Fukuoka's paper on hydrogen energy technology (lightning-rod effect) published in Nanomater.

Aug. 2019
Kodai Kishibe's paper on novel semiconductor bonding technology (hydrogel) published in Appl. Phys. Lett.

July 2019
Norihiko Fukuoka's paper on hydrogen energy technology (planar field enhancement) published in J. Appl. Phys. (ranks #3-4 in the most downloaded list for a week)

June 2019
Kodai Kishibe presents at IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (Chicago), picked in conference highlights

May 2019
Ryoichi Inoue's paper on environmental influences and strategies for semiconductor bonding published in ACS Appl. Electron. Mater.

May 2019
Ryoichi Inoue's paper on hybrid semiconductor bonding technology published in Appl. Phys. Lett.

Apr. 2019
Congratulations to Kodai Kishibe on his Department of Chemical Engineering Presentation Award!

Apr. 2019
Welcome new lab members Yuki Nakashima, Kosuke Nishigaya, Shoji Ishihara and Yoshiki Hamamoto!

Mar. 2019
Congratulations to Ryoichi Inoue, Shunsuke Ono, Norihiko Fukuoka and Tatsushi Yamashita on their graduation!

Mar. 2019
Congratulations to Tatsushi Yamashita on his Yoshida Graduation Thesis Award!

Dec. 2018
Takenori Naito's paper on nanoelectronics published in Nanomater.

Nov. 2018
Congratulations to Shunsuke Ono on his Young Researcher Award at Next-Generation Hydrides Research Workshop, Japan Institute of Metals and Materials!

June 2018
Ryoichi Inoue presents at IEEE World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (Hawaii)

May 2018
Invited talk at JSAP-Kansai

Apr. 2018
Yuta Kitagawa's paper on hydrogen storage published in Chem. Phys. Lett.

Apr. 2018
Energies 10th Anniversary Best Paper Award

Apr. 2018
Welcome new lab members Takeru Uchikoshi, Kodai Kishibe, Norihiko Fukuoka and Tatsushi Yamashita!

Mar. 2018
Congratulations to Yuta Kitagawa, Takenori Naito, Yusuke Ando and Soichiro Hirata on their graduation!

Dec. 2017
Runners-up in the department's futsal tournament! (w/ Sano Group)

July 2017
Wins the department's softball tournament! (w/ Sano Group)

June 2017
Gottfried Wagener Prize, German Innovation Award

May 2017
Yuta Kitagawa and Takenori Naito present at Energy Materials Research Conference (Lisbon) and IEEE Int'l Workshop on Low Temperature Bonding (Tokyo), respectively

Apr. 2017
Welcome new lab members Ryoichi Inoue, Shunsuke Ono, Yusuke Ando and Soichiro Hirata!

Mar. 2017
Congratulations to Taiki Iwanaga, Nagito Takehara and Yusuke Hayashi on their graduation!

Nov. 2016
Invited talk at Solar Energy Conversion Materials and Devices Workshop

Aug. 2016
Quantum dot evanescent hybrid silicon laser (published in Appl. Phys. Express) featured in newspapers including Nihon Keizai Shinbun, the New York Times of Japan

July 2016
Paper on environmental information engines ranks #6 in the monthly most downloaded list of J. Phys. Soc. Jpn.

Apr. 2016
Welcome the first lab members Yuta Kitagawa, Takenori Naito, Taiki Iwanaga, Nagito Takehara and Yusuke Hayashi!

Apr. 2016
Funai Academic Award

Dec. 2015
Invited talks at SCEJ-Kansai, IEICE Silicon Photonics, and EMN-Photovoltaics

July 2015
Invited talks at JSAP Microoptics, MRS-Singapore, and SCEJ Fall Meeting

Apr. 2015
Young Scientists' Prize, Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology