High school students from Aizu, Fukushima, visit the Furukawa group

In the occasion of iCeMS learning lounge, the 9 students from Aizu Gakuhou High School in Fukushima Prefecture, visited the Furukawa group and got experiences the simple chemistry of metal-organic frameworks. This time, Ms. Shuya Ikemura, a master student, demonstrated the localization of MOF crystallization on silicon wafer and the students also enjoyed the patterning…

The Furukawa group begins

The Furukawa group starts in April/2017 at the Institute for Integrated Cell-Materials (WPI-iCeMS), Kyoto University!! Our research group has been working on the research of metal-organic frameworks/porous coordination polymers (MOFs/PCPs) as a sub-research group in the Susumu Kitagawa laboratory, the hybrid pores group (2008-2013) and the mesoscopic coordination chemistry group (2013-2017). By extending this chemistry, we…

Susumu Kitagawa is elected recipient of Japan Academy Prize(日本学士院賞)

The lab head, Prof. Susumu Kitagawa, is elected  as one of recipients of Japan Academy Prize in 2016!!! Congratulations!! 我々のグループのPIである北川進教授が、第106回日本学士院賞を受賞することが決定しました。研究題目は「多孔性金属錯体材料の創製と応用に関する研究」です。おめでとうございます! Link to the news by the Japan Academy: Japanese