2016: Dr. Yunlong Guo moved to Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science as Professor.
2016/10: Ryosuke Sekine and Hiroki Hanayama were selected MERIT course students, and Satori Kowashi and Toshiba Shimizu were selected ALPS course students
2016/10: Our laboratory was presented in "Japanese Architecture and Urbanism" journal
2016/10: Dr. Satoshi Okada won the ChemNanoMat poster prize at AsiaNano2016
2016/09: Mr. Kento Inoue won the student poster prize at The 27th Symposium on Physical Organic Chemistry
2016/08:A picture of our laboratory won the 2016 Image Contest of the School of Science, University of Tokyo
2016/07/02: Symposium on Frontiers of Molecular Science and Technology (Zasshikai seminar 1621st-1626th). Click HERE for details
2016: Dr. Kazutaka Shoyama won the student presentation prize at The 96th Annual Meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan
2016: Dr. Yunlong Guo was appointed as Project Associate Professor.
2016: Dr. Hayato Tsuji moved to Kanagawa University as Professor.
2016: Dr. Koji Harano received The 9th Kazato Research Encouragement Prize.
2016: Dr. Koji Harano received The 65th Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists.
2016: Mr. Satoshi Okada won the best student presentation award at The symposium on Organic Solid-State Chemistry: Structure, Property & Reactivity (#398) of Pacifichem 2015
2016/01/12: Launch Symposium of Corporate Sponsored Research Program "Molecular Technology Innovation" Click HERE for details
2015: Dr. Laurean Ilies received Incentive Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
2015: "Micrographia 350" Public lecture by Prof. Nakamura in Oxford University Podcast (2015).
2015: Our study on photostable and broadly tunable, solution-processable thin film organic lasers appeared in Nature Communications.
2015: Amgen summer student who visited us (picture) in the news.
2015: We held a summer workshop "Chemistry gives fullerene wings" for undergraduate students.
2015: Dr. Koji Harano received Rising Star Prize (CREST, JST).
2015: Our paper on single-crystal OFET of naphtodifurans (reported by Dr. Chikahiko Mitsui et al.) was awarded Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan Award and selected as a cover picture.
2015: Prof. Nakamura was appointed concurrent professor of Nanjing University and Nanjing Technical University
2015: Mr. Tatsuaki Matsubara and Mr. Junya Yamada won the student presentation prize at The 95th Annual Meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan
2015: Dr. Laurean Ilies received The Young Scientists Prize (The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
2015: Dr. Koji Harano was appointed as Project Associate Professor of Organization for Interdisciplinary Research Projects.
2015: Prof. Ei-ichi Negishi (Chemistry Nobel Prize 2010) visited our laboratory
2015: Our paper about DNA binding of pentaaminofullerene was selected as "Editor's Choice" of Chemistry Letters.
2015: "10 Years Ago And Now: Eiichi Nakamura" appeared in ChemistryViews
2015: Dr. Hideyuki Tanaka moved to Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo as Lecturer.
2014: The comments of Prof. Nakamura on Element Strategy appeared in Newton
2014: Dr. Laurean Ilies received The Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2015
2014: Mr. Tatsuaki Matsubara won the outstanding poster award at The 4th CSJ Chemistry Festa
2014: Dr. Laurean Ilies received The Banyu Chemist Award (BCA)
2014: In the 25th Symposium on Physical Organic Chemistry, Mr. Hiroki Nishioka and Tomoya Nakamura were awarded the poster prize. Mr. Tomoya Nakamura was also awarded the RSC Awards (Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry).
2014: Our study on electron transfer in rigid organic wires enhanced by electronic and electron-vibration coupling appeared in Nature Chemistry.
2014: Dr. Shunsuke Furukawa moved to Saitama University as Assistant Professor.
2014: Mr. Tatsuaki Matsubara won the best poster award at The 26th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (ICOMC2014)
2014: Dr. Arimasa Matsumoto was awarded the Springer Thesis Prize
2014: Our paper on coumarin-appended fullerene vesicle was selected as "Editor's Choice" and a cover picture of Chemistry Letters.
2014: Prof. Nakamura received The 55th Fujiwara Award
2014: Prof. Nakamura was awarded Royal Society of Chemistry Centenary Prize 2014
2014: A paper of ours on dibenzochrysenes (reported by Dr. Yasuyuki Ueda et al.) was highlighted in ChemView
2014: An ambipolar material we reported, CZBDF, has been released from Tokyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
2014: In the 94th annual meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan, Dr. Koji Harano and Dr. Chao Liu were awarded the best presentation prize, and Mr. Hirohisa Nitta and Mr. Rui Shang were awarded student presentation prize
2014: Prof. Nakamura's interview was highlighted at the website of the School of Science
2014: Dr. Laurean Ilies was appointed Associate Professor.
2014: Ms. Mayuko Isomura recieved Incentive Award of the School of Science
2014: Our fullerene radical FET paper is highlighted in JACS Spotlights
2014: A statement of Prof. Nakamura was highlighted in Chemcal & Engineering News "Quotes & Photos of the year"
2013: Mr. Takumi Yoshida won the best poster award at the International Symposium on Catalysis and Fine Chemicals
2013: Mr. Sobi Asako and Mr. Matsuaki Matsubara won Poster Presentation Award in 3rd CSJ Chemistry Festa
2013: Our paper about photocrosslinking of fullerene vesicles was selected as "Editor's Choice" of Chemistry Letters.
2013: Prof. Nakamura's lecture at the 2013 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) was highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News.
2013: Mr. Sobi Asako was awarded Best Poster Award in 17th IUPAC International Symposia on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis (OMCOS17)
2013: Mr. Sobi Asako was awarded student presentation prize in the 93nd annual meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan
2013: An interview to Prof. Nakamura was broadcasted on NHK radio (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
2012: Mr. Kosuke Minami won The Best Poster Award in 6th International Symposium on Nanomedicine (ISNM2012)
2012: Mr. Yasuyuki Ueda and Mr. Junya Yamada won Poster Presentation Award in 2nd CSJ Chemistry Festa
2012: Mr. Tatsuaki Matsubara and Mr. Takumi Yoshida won the Poster Award on the 59th Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry
2012: Mr. Ricardo Mizoguchi Gorgoll won Young Scientist Poster Award in 43rd Fullerenes-Nanotubes-Graphene General Symposium
2012: Our tripyridyltruxene paper was highlighted in Angewandte Spotlight
2012: Mr. Yasuyuki Ueda won a poster prize in 23rd Symposium on Physical Organic Chemistry
2012: Our study on crystal nucleation was highlighted in Todai Research
2012: Dr. Shunsuke Furukawa was appointed as Project Assistant Professor.
2012: Our study on imaging of moving molecules is published in a science textbook for junior high school students
2012: Dr. Xiaozhang Zhu was awarded presentation prize in the 92nd annual meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan
2012: Prof. Ei-ichi Negishi visited us on April 9, 2012
2011: Dr. Xiaozhang Zhu won poster award in International Symposium on Functional pi-Electron Systems
2011: Prof. Nakamura has been elected to the Honorary Professor of Xi'an Jiaotong University
2011: Commentary on "Element Strategy Initiative" (from Eiichi Nakamura & Kentaro Sato) appeared in Nature Materials
2011: Special Issue in Chemistry - An Asian Journal: In Honor of Profesor Eiichi Nakamura's 60th Birthday
2010: Mr. Matsumoto won Student Poster Award in Pacifichem 2010.
2010: Prof. Nakamura was awarded the Einstein Professorship of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2010.
2010: Dr. Hideyuki Tanaka was appointed as Project Assistant Professor.
2010: An article highlighting Prof. Nakamura's Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award appeared in C&EN.
2009: Prof. Nakamura received the Medal with Purple Ribbon (Shiju Hosho Medal of Honour from the Japanese government).
2009: Prof. Nakamura received the 2010 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award of ACS.
2009: Dr. Yoshikai was promoted to Associate Professor at Nanyang Technological University.
2008: Dr. Yoshikai was awarded Research Fellowship of National Research Foundation of Singapore.
2008: Dr. Harano was selected as a recipient of Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists.
2008: Dr. Takatsugu Tanaka was awarded 2008 IUPAC Honorable Mention Award.
2008: Prof. Nakamura has been elected to the Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
2007: Ms. Fujino was appointed as Assistant Professor at Tohoku Univeristy.
2007: Dr. Koji Harano was appointed as Assistant Professor.
2007: Dr. Isobe was promoted to Full professor at Tohoku University.
2006: Dr. Yoshikai received Inoue Shorei Sho Award.
2006: Dr. Matsuo received the 3rd Osawa Award of Fullerene/Nanotube Research Society.
2006: Dr. Suenaga received the Sir. Martin Wood Prize (Millenium Science Forum, Japan-UK).
2006: Prof. Nakamura received the Humboldt Research Award (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany).
2006: Dr. Hayato Tsuji moved as Associated professor from Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University.
2006: Dr. Masaharu Nakamura was promoted to Full professor at Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University.
2005: Dr. Koshino received Professional Technical Staff Award from Microscopy Society of America.
2005: Prof. Nakamura became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).