[Lecture] Prof. Kevin C.-W. Wu

We invited Prof. Kevin C.-W. Wu, the professor of chemical engineering at National Taiwan University, for his lecture at our group seminar on 12th/January. We really enjoyed his impressive researches from fundamental chemistry to technology transfer to industries. The scientific discussion continued until late at night.. Thanks Kevin for visiting us!! Prof. Kevin C.-W. Wu…

iCeMS Symposium on “Processing and Engineering of Porous Materials”

On 27/November/2015, we organized the iCeMS Symposium on "Processing and Engineering of Porous Materials". We invited four speakers from the outside of iCeMS, Dr. Paolo Falcaro (CSIRO, Australia) who is visiting the MC2 group as the JSPS visiting professor, Dr. Josep Puigmarti-Luis (EMPA, Switzerland), Prof. Masahide Takahashi (Osaka Prefecture University) and Prof. Kazuyoshi Kanamori (Kyoto…

[Lecture] Prof. Steve Granick

We invited Prof. Steve Granick, the director of Center for Soft and Living Matter at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST), Korea, for his lecture at the 187th iCeMS seminar on 1st/July. Prof. Steve Granick Title: Some surprises and open questions in active matter

2nd MOF Young Investigators Symposium

On Sep/26, we organized the 2nd MOF Young Investigators Symposium, at the iCeMS Main Building, Kyoto University. The organizers are Prof. Christian Doonan (The University of Adelaide), Prof. Satoshi Horike (Kyoto University) and Prof. Shuhei Furukawa (Kyoto University). We had more than 70 participants and great 15 oral presentations from emerging researchers in the area…

[Conference] The 94th CSJ annual meeting

Assoc. Prof. Shuhei Furukawa and three students, Mr. Chiwon Kim, Mr. Kenji Yoshida, and Mr. Jicheng "Tony" Zhang attended the 94th annual meeting of Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ) at Nagoya University. Shuhei gave three lectures including the award lecture for the CSJ Award for Young Chemists. All students, Chiwon, Kenji and Tony also gave…

[Lectures] Christopher Sumby and Pascal Dietzel

We invited Prof. Christopher Sumby, Associate Professor from the University of Adelaide, Australia, and Prof. Pascal Dietzel, Professor from University of Bergen, Norway, for their lectures at the 160th and 162nd iCeMS seminars, respectively. Prof. Christopher SumbyTitle: Flexible MOFs: Providing a Window into Inorganic Chemistry and Reactivity17/March/2014 Prof. Pascal DietzelTitle: Sometimes, changing the metal changes everything20/March/2014 Prof.…