The 3rd International Symposium of Advanced Inorganic Materials

partners: MANA, WPI, NIMS
The 3rd International Symposium of Advanced Inorganic Materials

Symposium Chair: Dmitri Golberg
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)

Date: 3rd - 5th August, 2017
Venue: Auditorium, WPI-MANA building,
Namiki site, NIMS, Tsukuba, JAPAN
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The Symposium will attract leading and actively working experts in the field of inorganic nanomaterials, like nanotubes, nanowires, graphene-like nanosheets, and nanoporous materials, their syntheses, theoretical and microscopic analyses, and applications in various polymeric, ceramic and metal matrix composites, photodetectors, solar cells, field-emitters, ion batteries, gas sensors and accumulators, supercapacitors, catalysts, hydrogen generator, thermoelectrics and many other green energy fields.

The Symposium will be organized by the former members of the Bando-Golberg Laboratory at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS).

Keynote Lecturer

  • Zhong Lin Wang (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Yoshio Bando (MANA/NIMS, Japan)


August 2nd

Registration and Welcome Reception

18:00 - Restaurant “Espoir”, Epochal Tsukuba

August 3rd


Chair: Dmitri Golberg

9:00 - 9:05 Welcome addresses
Daisuke Fujita, Executive Vice President, NIMS
9:05 - 9:20 Introduction of MANA
Takayoshi Sasaki, Director, MANA, NIMS


Chair: Tomonobu Nakayama

9:20 - 10:00 "Nanogenerators for self-powered systems and large-scale blue energy"
Zhong Lin Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology

Session 1

Chair: Laure Bourgeois, Naoyuki Kawamoto

10:00 - 10:15 "Development of in-situ Electron Microscopy for Nanomaterial Property Analysis"
Dmitri Golberg, School of Physics, Chem. & Mechanical Eng, Queensland University of Technology
10:15 - 10:30 "Solid State Electrochemical Lithiation Mechanism Revealed by in-situ TEM"
Xuedong Bai, State Key Lab for Surface Science, Institute of Physics, CAS
10:30 - 10:45 "SEM as a Versatile Lab for in-situ Nanomaterial Research"
Xianlong Wei, School of Electronics Engineering & Computer Science, Peking University
10:45 - 11:00 "3D Microscopy: From Microscale to Atomic Resolution"
Zongwen Liu, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney
11:00 - 11:30 Group Photo & Coffee Break

Session 2

Chair: Guozhen Shen, Ujjal K. Gautam

11:30 - 11:45 "High Power Rechargeable Mg/I2 and Al/I2 Battery"
Weiqiang Han, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Zhejiang University
11:45 - 12:00 "Flexible Energy Storage Devices, from Super Stretchable Supercapacitor to Highly Safe Battery"
Chunyi Zhi, City University of Hong Kong
12:00 - 12:15 "Atomic Scale Storage Mechanism Studies of the Advanced Electrode Materials for Li+ Storage"
Xi Wang, Department of Physics, School of Science, Beijing Jiaotong University
12:15 - 12:30 "Flexible and High Energy Density Asymmetrical Supercapacitors Based on Ni3S2/CoNi2S4 3D-Network Structures"
Xijin Xu, School of Physics and Technology, University of Jinan
12:30 - 13:45 Lunch

Session 3

Chair: Yihua Gao, Jinhua Zhan

13:45 - 14:00 "Metal-organic Framework Derived Materials for Secondary Battery Electrodes"
Longwei Yin, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shandong University
14:00 - 14:15 "CNFs@MnO2 Multifunctional Coating Layer for High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Battery"
Dequan Liu, School of Physical Science and Technology, Lanzhou University
14:15 - 14:30 "Inorganic Nanoporous Materials for Cancer Therapy"
Xia Li, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
14:30 - 14:45 "Paper-Driven Flexible Heteroatom-Doped 3D Nanoporous Carbon Microfiber Networks with Controllable Pore Sizes for High-Performance Supercapacitors"
Pengcheng Dai, Research Inst. of Unconventional Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy, China Univ. of Petroleum

Session 4

Chair: Martin Pumera, Longwei Yin

14:45 - 15:00 "Unusual Structure and Properties of Magadiite, a Natural Layered Silicate"
Yusuke Ide, MANA, NIMS
15:00 - 15:15 "Novel MXene Materials and their Properties"
Qing Huang, Ningbo Institute of Industrial Technology, CAS
15:15 - 15:30 "New Function Exploration of Single-Layer Metal Hydroxide Nanosheets"
Renzhi Ma, MANA, NIMS
15:30 - 15:45 "Superelastic and Ultralight Electron Source from Modifying 3D Reduced Graphene Aerogel Microstructure"
Yihua Gao, School of Physics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
15:45 - 16:05 Coffee Break

Special Session

Chair: Chunyi Zhi

16:05 - 16:25 "Publishing in Wiley Materials Science Journals"
Guangchen Xu, Small, Wiley

Session 5

Chair: Xuedong Bai, Tianyou Zhai

16:25 - 16:40 "Polymeric Micelle Assembly’ for Synthesis of Porous Materials with Crystallized Frameworks"
Yusuke Yamauchi, Australian Inst. for Innovative Materials (AIIM) & School of Chem., Univ. of Wollongong
16:40 - 16:55 "Rare Pt Nanostructures for Efficient Energy Harvesting"
Ujjal K. Gautam, Nanomaterials and Energy Group, Dept. of Chemical Sciences, IISER-Mohali
16:55 - 17:10 "Silver Nanowires Transparent Conductive Films and Related Devices"
Changhui Ye, Institute of Solid State Physics , Chinese Academy of Sciences
17:10 - 17:25 "Controlled Synthesis of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes"
Chang Liu, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

A Celebration of Professor Bando 70 th Birthday

18:30 - 20:30 Banquet Hall “Asahi”, Hotel Grand Shinonome, Tsukuba

August 4th


Chair: Dmitri Golberg

9:00 - 9:40 "From TEM to BN nanotubes: 43 years of research at NIRIM / NIMS"
Yoshio Bando, MANA, NIMS

Session 6

Chair: Zongwen Liu, Masanori Mitome

9:40 - 9:55 "Probing Interfacial Structure and Phase Transformations in Embedded Nano-Crystals"
Laure Bourgeois, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Monash University
9:55 - 10:10 "Cathodoluminescence Study of Various Semiconductor Nanostructures with Bando Group"
Takashi Sekiguchi, MANA, NIMS
10:10 - 10:25 "Relating Structure-Properties of 1D and 2D Materials by in-situ Transmission Electron Microscopy"
Daiming Tang, MANA, NIMS
10:25 - 10:40 "Development of Nanoscale Thermal Conductivity Measurement in TEM"
Naoyuki Kawamoto, MANA, NIMS
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break

Session 7

Chair: Weiqiang Han, Pedro Miguel Costa

11:00 - 11:15 "Graphene and Boron Nitride Nanosheets: Synthesis and Applications for Energy Storage and Composite Materials"
Xuebin Wang, Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Nanjing University
11:15 - 11:30 "Light Element Magnetism in Carbon Doped Boron Nitride Nanosheets and Related Systems"
Wenlong Wang, State Key Lab for Surface Science, Institute of Physics, CAS
11:30 - 11:45 "Boron Nitride Foams Consisting of Porous Boron Nitride Microfibers"
Yang Huang, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hebei University of Technology
11:45 - 12:00 "Luminescent Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials Based on Porous Boron Nitride"
Jing Lin, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hebei University of Technology
12:00 - 12:15 "Electronic Properties of Hexagonal Boron Nitrides after Oxygen Doping and Functionalization"
Qunhong Weng, Inst. for Integrative Nanosciences, Leibniz Inst. for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch

Session 8

Chair: Renzhi Ma, Baodan Liu

13:30 - 13:45 "Flexible Sensors and Integrated Systems with Low-dimensional Nanostructures"
Guozhen Shen, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences
13:45 - 14:00 "Silicon Nanocrystals for Efficient Light Emitters"
Naoto Shirahata, MANA, NIMS
14:00 - 14:15 "Low-Dimensional Inorganic Optoelectronic Nanomaterials and Micro/Nano Devices"
Tianyou Zhai, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
14:15 - 14:30 "The Underlying Micro-mechanism of Performance Enhancement of Non-Polar n-ZnO/p-AlGaN Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diode with i-ZnO Inserted Layer"
Luying Li, Center for Nanoscale Characterization and Devices, Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
14:30 - 14:45 "Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Perovskite Based Photodetectors and Solar Cells"
Wei Tian, College of Physics, Optoelectronics and Energy, Soochow University

Session 9

Chair: Yusuke Ide, Qing Huang

14:45 - 15:00 "Advanced Anode Materials Based on Transition Metal Oxides"
Shimou Chen, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
15:00 - 15:15 "Biomimetic Catalysts for Removal of Persistent Toxic Substances"
Jinhua Zhan, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shandong University
15:15 - 15:30 "The Growth Design, Optoelectronic and Catalytic Properties of Functional Nanostructures"
Baodan Liu, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
15:30 - 15:45 "Self-supported 3D Nanoarray Electrodes for Sodium Storage"
Jiangfeng Ni, College of Physics, Optoelectronics and Energy, Soochow University
15:45 - 16:05 Coffee Break

Session 10

Chair: Chang Liu, Naoto Shirahata

16:05 - 16:20 "2D Nanomaterials, Nanomachines and Sensing"
Martin Pumera, Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University
16:20 - 16:35 "Stabilizing Red Phosphorous Anodes with Carbon Nanotubes"
Pedro Miguel Costa, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
16:35 - 16:50 "Discovery of New Solid State Materials for Phosphors and Their Photoluminescence Tuning"
Zhiguo Xia, School of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing
16:50 - 17:05 "Relationship of 5d-Level Energies of Ce3+/Eu2+ with Structure and Composition of Nitride Hosts and its Applications in Phosphors"
Quanlin Liu, School of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing

Poster Session

17:05 - 18:35 Poster Session


18:35 - 18:40 Chengchun Tang

Invitation Dinner

19:00 - 21:00 Restaurant “Angebrisa”

August 5th

Lab Tour

10:00 - 12:00 National Institute for Material Science, Namiki Campus

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Poster Presentation

  • Xiangfen Jiang (Nanjing University)
    "Porous Carbon for Energy Storage and Conversion"
  • Huiqiao Li (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
    "Progress of Li3VO4 as a New Insertion-type Anode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries"
  • Zhi Zheng (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
    "An Enhanced UV-Vis-NIR and Flexible Photodetector Based on Electrospun ZnO Nanowire Array/PbS Quantum Dots Film Heterostructure"
  • Yiwei Yu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
    "Breakdown of Self-limiting Growth on Oxidized Copper Substrates: A Facile Method for Large-size High-quality Bi- and Trilayer Graphene Synthesis"
  • Lili Liu (Beijing Technology and Business University)
    "Facile Fabrication of Layer-Cake-like with Nano-Micro Hierarchical Structure for High Performance Li Storage"
  • Xiaokang Hu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
    "Analysis of the Phase Transition in Lead-free (K, Na) NbO3 Nanorod by In Situ TEM"
  • Nishuang Liu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
    "Recent Progress in Micro-supercapacitors with In-plane Interdigital Electrode Architecture"
  • Siliang Wang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
    "Highly Stretchable and Self-Healable Supercapacitor with Reduced Graphene Oxide Based Fiber Springs"
  • Yang Yue (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
    "A Flexible Integrated System Containing a Microsupercapacitor, a Photodetector, and a Wireless Charging-Coil"
  • Min Zhou (Yangzhou University)
    "In situ Electrochemical Formation of Core-Shell Nickel-Iron Disulfide and Oxyhydroxide Heterostructured Catalysts for Stable Oxygen Evolution Reaction and the Associated Mechanisms"
  • Pan Xiong (NIMS)
    "Two-dimensional Metal Oxide Nanosheets for Electrochemical Energy Storage"
  • Ovidiu Cretu (NIMS)
    "Nanoscale Mapping of Luminescence Centers in CdS Nanowires"
  • Jun Chen (NIMS)
    "Luminescence Properties of Defects in SrTiO3"
  • Wei Yi (NIMS)
    "Cathodoluminescence Study of Dislocation Related Emission in GaN"
  • Yanming Xue (NIMS)
    "Effective Construction and High-end Applications of Super-robustness 3D h-BN"
  • Leanddas Nurdiwijayanto (University of Tsukuba)
    "Heterostructures of Ti0.87O20.52- and 1T-MoS2 Nanosheets with Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation"
  • Hamidreza Oveisi (Hakim Sabzevari University)
    "Multilayer Ordered Mesoporous Fe-Doped Titania Films: Microstructure, Surface Characteristics and Application for Nitrate Removal from Drinking Water"
  • Qysar Maqbool, (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal)
    "Benign Synthesis of Black Anatase Microspheres with Paramagnetic Oxygen Vacancies"
  • K.R. Koswattage (Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka)
    "Adsorption Behavior of Hydrogen on h-BN Thin Film"
  • Yohei Kakefuda (NIMS)
    "Fabrication of Nanoscale Thermocouple Probes for Thermal Analysis"
  • Mohamed B. Zakaria (NIMS)
    "Synergetic Nanoporous Mn-Ru Oxides as Efficient Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction"
  • Subramani Thiyagu (NIMS)
    "High-efficiency Silicon Hhybrid Solar Cells Employing Nanocrystalline Si Quantum Dots and Si Nanotips for Energy Management"
  • Yujin Cho (NIMS)
    "Influence of Si-doping on the properties of AlN powder"


Organizing committee

  • Dmitri Golberg (MANA/NIMS/Queensland University of Technology) [CHAIR]
  • Chengchun Tang (Hebei University of Technology) [CO-CHAIR]
  • Chunyi Zhi (City University of Hong Kong)
  • Yusuke Yamauchi (University of Wollongong)
  • Masanori Mitome (MANA/NIMS)
  • Naoyuki Kawamoto (MANA/NIMS)
  • Yusuke Ide (MANA/NIMS)
  • Renzhi Ma (MANA/NIMS)
  • Daiming Tang (MANA/NIMS)

Advisory committee

  • Yoshio Bando (MANA/NIMS)
  • Takayoshi Sasaki (MANA/NIMS)
  • Tomonobu Nakayama (MANA/NIMS)
  • Masakazu Aono (MANA/NIMS)


We appreciate for pre-registration by 25th July, 2017, but on-site registration is also welcome.
Please email the following information to:

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    *The banquet fee is 5,000 yen for adults and 1,000 yen for students.



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