"Fusion Materials" was valued "A+" (Excellent result was produced) by MEXT Evaluation committee. We express our appreciation for your cooperation.  (19 February. 2016)
26 Nov., 2015. Prof. Tohru Sekino (A02, Osaka Univ.) was elected to receive the 70th (2015) Ceramic Society of Japan Award for Academic Achievement, for the research entitled " Creation of Advanced Functions for Ceramics based on the Low-dimensional Nanostructural Design". The award certificate will be presented on 3rd June 2016.  (15 February. 2016)
18 January, 2016. Prof. Kazunori Matsuura (Graduate School of Engineering, Tottori Univ.) received "The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Creative Work for 2015" for his achievements about "Creation of Functional Biomaterials based on Biomolecular Recognition" from the The Chemical Society of Japan.  (27 January. 2016)
26 Jan, 2016. The work on the novel protein materials by Assoc. Prof. Ayae Sugawara-Narutaki (A01, Nagoya Univ.) is featured in the Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun.  (26 January. 2016)
15 January, 2016. Dr. Yuya Oaki (Keio Univ.) received The Chemical Society of Japan Award For Young Chemists for 2015 for "Morphology Control and Function Exploration of Crystals and Polymer Materials through Approaches Inspired by Biominerals ".  (19 January. 2016)
15 January, 2016 , Assoc. Prof. Ayae Sugawara-Narutaki (Nagoya Univ.) received the CSJ Award for Women Chemists (2015) for "Creation of Nano-Objects from Liquid Phase by Using Polymers"  (18 January. 2016)
Assoc. Prof. Ayae Sugawara-Narutaki (A01, Nagoya Univ.), Assoc. Prof. Atsushi Shimojima (A01, Waseda Univ.) and coworkers have published a paper on the vesicular self-assembly of silica nanoparticles in the presence of block copolymers.
"Nanoparticle Vesicles with Controllable Surface Topographies through Block Copolymer-Mediated Self-Assembly of Silica Nanospheres",
S. Zhou, A. Sugawara-Narutaki, S. Tsuboike, J. Wang, A. Shimojima, T. Okubo,
Langmuir, 31, 13214−13220 (2015).
Link to Abstract
  (18 January. 2016)
26 Nov., 2015. Assist. Prof. Makoto Kobayashi (A01, Tohoku Univ.) was elected to receive the 70th CerSJ (the Ceramic Society of Japan) award for advancements in ceramic science and technology, for the research entitled "Synthesis of titania with controlled structures and its developments". The award will be presented on 3rd June 2016.  (12 January. 2016)
October 22, 2015. Prof. Takashi Kato (A01, The Univ. of Tokyo) and Dr. Tatsuya Nishimura (A01, The Univ. of Tokyo), and coworkers have published a paper on liquid-crystalline calcium carbonate synthesized using an approach inspired by biomineralization in Chemical Science, Royal Society of Chemistry.
" Liquid-Crystalline Calcium Carbonate: Biomimetic Synthesis and Alignment of Nanorod Calcit ",
Masanari Nakayama, Satoshi Kajiyama, Tatsuya Nishimura, and Takashi Kato,
Chem. Sci., 6, 6230-6234 (2015).
Link to Abstract  (27 October. 2015)