News

 

2022

 

November

A video introducing the results of a paper on high-performance titanium complex catalysts that efficiently synthesize useful chemicals from polyesters and vegetable oils (published in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering) was published by the American Chemical Society.

It was posted on the YouTube channel (created and edited by Yuriko Oki, a first-year master’s student). It will be published on the top page of the magazine.

The link to article is Here.

The link to video is Here.

 

October
Mr. Sousuke Morishima went to the University of Hull for joint research.

Ms. JANTAWAN Ketsanee, Ms. PAOSOPA Sirichok came to Japan from Thailand and joined our laboratory.

 

September

Mr. Akito Nishiyama went to SCITEC “G. Natta” for joint research.

Ms. Nao Hamakawa went to the Free University of Brussels for joint research.

At JST-CREST and SICORP, we have developed two types of high-performance catalysts that efficiently synthesize useful chemicals from polyesters and vegetable oils. Research results were introduced in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering of the American Chemical Society (2 reports)

The link to article 1 is Here.

The link to article 2 is Here.

JST announcement site is Here.

The announcement site of Tokyo Metropolitan University is Here.
EurekAleart is Here.

 

August

Ms. Chatchaipaiboon Kanchana went to Stuttgart University for joint research.

Ms. Mekcham Sirilak went to Braunschweig University of Technology for joint research.

July
Ms. Swetha Sudhakaran won the excellent poster award at the ICEC2022.

 

June
Ms. Jaiyen Kanticha came to Japan from Thailand and joined our laboratory.

 

May
Most of the experimental equipment and rooms have been moved to the project building.

 

April

Professor Yohei Ogiwara from Tokyo University of Science has joined our laboratory as a specially appointed associate professor.

Dr. Daisuke Shimoyama from Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University has joined our laboratory as an assistant professor.

Ms. Jiang Youshu and Ms. Shan He came to Japan from China and joined our laboratory.(New fellowship students)

 

March

The homepage of the CREST program has opened.
Here

 

 

2021

 

December
A fire broke out on the 5th floor directly above our laboratory on December 4, affecting fire extinguishing activities. However, most of the large experimental equipment was safe without any injuries.

 

September

Press Release for CREST (Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology) Program from October 2021 for 5.5 years Here Program website

 

Dr. Duy Le (former members as visiting students for collaboration) Ph.D. thesis award from Thammasat University (in Science and Technology) Here  Here

 

April

Our paper was featured as in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering as Perspective. It was featured in the magazine as the most recently read article. Paper is Here. Cover is Here.

Dr. Hakim Siddiki (Project Associate Professor), Dr. Abeda Sultana Touchy joined our laboratory.

Our Paper was featured as the most read articles of ACS Omega in the last year. Paper is Here. Most Read Articles, ACS Omega is Here.

 

February

Dr. Nor Wahida Binti Awang has arrived as a university faculty member at Universiti Teknologi MARA (Sarawak Branch).

 

January

Mr. Gao Jiahao, Ms. Wang Xiuxiu and Ms. Guo Lijuan from China joined our laboratory. (New fellowship students)
Our paper written with Mr. Kamal Dawood accepted by Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis was selected for Very Important Publication and as a cover. Thesis is Here. Cover is Here.

 

2020

December

Ms. Suthala Jirapa from Thailand joined our laboratory. (A new fellowship student)
Prof. Mohamed Mehawed Abdellatif Soliman from Egypt joined our laboratory. (Associate Professor)

 

November

Prof. Suwadee Kongparakul (Thammasat Univ.; collaborator) received “Bridgestone Soft Materials Frontier Award” from The Society of Rubber Science and Technology. PDF

Dr. Nor Wahida Binti Awang came to Japan and joined our laboratory. (Postdoctoral Researcher)
Mr. Go Lance O’Hari Paronda came to Japan and joined our laboratory. (MEXT Fellowship PhD Student)

 

August

Our paper accepted by Polymer Chemistry was selected for Backside cover article. PDF

Our paper accepted by Organometallics was selected for Front cover article (Editor invitation). PDF

Our paper published by ACS Omega was selected in the special Virtual Issue “Celebrating 5 Years of Open Access with ACS Omega” (https://pubs.acs.org/page/acsodf/vi/5-year-celebration-acsomega) website of article (open access): web

 

June

Our paper accepted by Organometallics was selected for Cover article. PDF

Our paper accepted by Catal. Sci. Tech was selected for Inside back cover article. PDF

 

March

Our paper accepted by Chem. Commun. was selected for Front cover. PDF

 

January

TMU-CU Symposium 2020 (@TMU hosted by Prof. Shishido) Program

 

2019

December

Press Release for E-Asia Program (Start from April, 2020 for 3 years) Here  Program website

 

November

Website for Advanced Program (Start from April, 2020; New Website) Here

Special lecture by Professor Walter Kaminsky
”Discovery and Development of Olefin Polymerization by Metallocene/Methylaluminoxane Catalysts”

October

ACS Omega (Celebrates Open Access Week 2019) Blog (message by invitation) Here

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Advanced Research Program will start (for 5 years from April 2020).

New Project: The Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research) from JSPS.
– A Joint Research Program with University of Camerino and University of Toyama

September

BRIDGE Fellowship Program: Kamal Dawood came from Cairo University (Egypt)

New fellowship students: three students came to Japan and join our laboratory

66th Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry, Japan at TMU (483 participants)

Our Tetrahedron report was introduced as the most cited articles in the Journal. Here

July

IAESTE Program : Exchange student from Istanbul Technical University (Turkey)

May

Visiting Scholar : Young faculty member from National Research Center (Cairo, Egypt)

Joint research program : One student from Mahidol University (Thailand)

Internship program:Student from Institute of Chemical Technology (Mumbai, India)

March

Our paper accepted by Dalton Trans. was selected for Inside backside cover article  PDF

Mr. Nomura (professor) received  Catalysis Society of Japan Award (Academic field) , “Design of efficient titanium and vanadium complex catalysts for olefin precise polymerization and selective dimerization”

– Internship program:Student from University of Newcastle (Australia)

2018

December

Mr. Aoki received the best poster presentation award  (RSC award) in “International Conference on Advanced and Applied Petroleum, Petrochemicals, and Polymers 2018 (ICAPPP 2018)”

Ms. Hayashibara received the poster presentation award (RSC award) in  “International Symposium on Catalysis and Fine Chemicals 2018”

October

Ms. Hayashibara received the best poster presentation award (Daimon Prize) in The 8th Report Meeting of recent results “3D Active Site Science”

September

New fellowship students: one student came to Japan and join our laboratory

June

IAESTE Program : Exchange (master) student from Queen’s University Belfast (Ireland)
Joint research program : One PhD student from Thammasat University (Thailand)

May

Joint research program: One Graduate student from Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences(IPECAS) . (Follow up program)
Joint research program : One PhD student from Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)

February

Research results of Ms. Inagaki(Associate professor) were introduced in Nikkei Sangyo Shinbun.
Details

January
Joint research program: One Graduate student from Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences(IPECAS) . (Follow up program)

TMU and PetroMat Joint Mini Symposium on Catalysis and Advanced Materials 2018 (Tokyo Metropolitan University).

2017

December
Joint research program: Two Graduate students from Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS). (Follow up program)

October

Joint Seminar with ICCAS and IPE CAS in Beijing (Follow up program)
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Ms. Chaimongkolkunasin gave an invited lecture in Asian Polyolefin Workshop 2017 (Tianjian, China)
Mr. Harakawa and Ms. Sun received the best poster presentation award in Asian Polyolefin Workshop 2017 (Tianjian, China)

September
New fellowship students: One student came to Japan and join our laboratory

July

Visiting Scholar : Young faculty member from National Research Center (Cairo, Egypt)

Follow up Fellowship Program for Former International Student @TMU

IAESTE Program : Exchange (master) student from University of Belgrade (Serbia)

June

Joint research program : One PhD student from Thammasat University (Thailand)

Visiting Scholar : Young faculty member from Ningbo Polytechnic (China)

May
Highlight in Olefin Metathesis — Fundamentals and Frontiers: (imido)vanadium-akylidene catalyst
Virtual Issue, Organometallics  Here or Here

March

Our paper accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. was selected for backside cover (Highlight article)
Cover: page   Press Release:  Here (Japanese, JST)  ChemistryViews: Here

March
119th Symposium on Catalysis Society of Japan at TMU (654 participants) HP

February

TMU and PetroMat Joint Mini Symposium on Catalysis and Advanced Materials 2017 (Chulalongkorn University)

2016

December
Our paper accepted by Dalton Trans. was selected for backside cover

November
Best Poster Presentation Award (among 92) in the International Symposium on Catalysis and Fine Chemicals (C&FC2016, Taipei) Link Photo
Ms. Sapanna Chaimongkolkunasin: Synthesis and Reaction Chemistry of (Imido)Vanadium(V)-Alkylidene Complexes: Highly-Active Olefin Metathesis Catalysts
Also received poster award (2nd): Mr. Qing Yan

October
Joint research program: Two PhD students from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

September
New fellowship students: One student came to Japan and join our laboratory

September
Joint research program: One PhD student from Inner Mongolia University (IMU)

June
Joint research program : Young faculty member from Thammasat University (Thailand)
IAESTE Program : Exchange (master) student from Clausthal University of Technology (Germany)

June
Our paper published in Organometallics was reported as Most Read Article  article

May
Our paper accepted by J. Polym. Sci. PartA: Polym. Chem. was selected for cover

February
Our paper accepted by J. Polym. Sci. PartA: Polym. Chem. was selected for cover  cover

February
Joint Symposium with Chulalongkorn University at the international conference (Bangkok, Thailand) Details

The 1st CU-TMU Symposium in Advanced Chemistry and Materials @ PACCON2016(Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference 2016)

January
Joint Symposium with Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. (CU-TMU Joint Symposium for Materials Science and Catalysis 2016) Details Photo

 

2015

November
Asian Polyolefin Workshop 2015(APO2015) at TMU Details
Public lecture of Asian Polyolefin Workshop 2015 「The Development and Future Aspects of Metallocene Based Polyolefin」(Prof. Kaminsky, University of Hamburg)
Ms. Zhao Weizhen received the best poster presentation award in APO2015 (WPOC2015)

Octorber
Prof. Sueki joined our laboratory as an Assistant Professor

September
New fellowship students: three students came to Japan and join our laboratory

September
Our paper published in Dalton Trans. was selected as Backside cover  Details

July
Most Read Article in 12 month: Our paper accepted by Organometallics (October) selected for ACS Editors’ Choice.  Details

July
Joint research program: Prof. Bohari and his PhD student from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

June
Summer Internship Program (Faculty of Science and Engineering): International student (undergraduate student) from Mahidol University (Thailand)
IAESTE Program and Summer Internship Program (Faculty of Science and Engineering): Exchange (master) student from Slovak University of Technology (Slovakia)

May
Joint research program: One PhD student from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

January
SAKURA Science Exchange Program by JST: Graduate students and young faculty members (total 10) from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam and Mahidol University, Thailand (For three weeks)

January
International Workshop on Molecular Catalysis and Fine Chemicals 2015. Program Photo

 

2014

December
Our paper published in RSC Polymer Chemistry was selected as Backside Cover. Details

December
Co-operative research program: Young faculty member from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

October
Ms. Yuko Matsusaka was awarded the Excellent Poster Presentation Award in 7th Symposium in Kinki Chemical Society, Division of Catalytic and Surface Chemistry.

October
Our paper accepted by Organometallics was selected for ACS Editors’ Choice.  Details

September
New students: Four fellowship students (PhD) came to Japan and join our laboratory (“Asian Human Resources Fund” International Student Special Selection, TMU)

September
First Chemistry Meeting between TMU and UKM in organic chemistry Program Photo

September
International Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry and Molecular Catalysis for Fine Chemicals Synthesis Program Photo

June
New Research Project: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas “3D Active Site Science”

June
Joint research program (exchange): Young faculty member from Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST)

June
Joint research program: One PhD student from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Jun
Summer Internship Program (Faculty of Science and Engineering): International student (undergraduate student) from Carleton College, USA

May
Our paper published in Aust. J. Chem was selected as a front cover

April
Our paper published in Organometallics was reported as Most Read Article

January
RGJ and Joint research program: One student from The Petroleum and Petrochemical College (PPC), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

January
Mini international symposium (Joint research program, Jan.30) Details

January
Joint research program: Three students from Institute of Chemistry and Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences(Dec. 2013, Jan. 2014)