Vol.8 No.2 <Mar>

Revolutionizing Japanese-Originated Mesoporous Materials

2010.03.25 Published


Revolutionizing Japanese-Originated Mesoporous Materials

Discovery and Development of Japanese-Originated Mesoporous Materials
Prof. Kazuyuki Kuroda
Faculty of Science and Engineering,
Waseda University
Mesoporous Materials
-A Potential Source of Innovation
Katsuhiko Ariga
MANA Principal Investigator
Supermolecules Group, MANA
Synthesis of Mesoporous Metal and Fabrication of Thin Film
-Creation of the World's Most Advanced Metallic Nanomaterial by "Electrochemical Planting"
Yusuke Yamauchi
MANA Independent Scientist
Novel Mesoporous Carbon Based Materials for Energy and Environment
Ajayan Vinu
MANA Independent Scientist
Mesoporous Sensors for Water Purification from Toxic Metals
Sherif A. El-Safty, Ahmed Shahat, Wojciech Warkocki
Materials Research Laboratory for Environmental & Energy
New Hierarchical-type Mesoporous Materials
-Drug Delivery System Featuring Repeated Automatic Release/Stop
Qingmin Ji, JSPS fellow

Katsuhiko Ariga, MANA Principal Investigator,
Supermolecules Group, MANA

Research Highlights

Development of Ultrafine Crystalline Cubic Boron Nitride Sintered Cutting Tool
-Toward Realization of Mirror Finish Processing of Steel Materials
Takashi Taniguchi
Group Leader, High Pressure Group,
Exploratory Nanomaterials Research Laboratory
New Possibilities of Super-Hard Coating
Makoto Watanabe, Masayuki Komatsu,
Seiji Kuroda (Managing Director),
Coating Materials Group, Hybrid Materials Center

Face Interview

If it isn't fun, it isn't research!
Kohmei Halada
Managing Director, Center for Strategic Natural Resources


  • The 1st Symposium on ICNSEE
  • 2010 International Workshop on Photocatalysts and
    Environmental Purification Materials and 3rd Japan-China
    Symposium on Photocatalytic Materials
  • Special Symposium on Tsukuba Innovation Arena-nano
  • NIMS Researchers Win the German Innovation Award, Gottfried Wagener Prize 2009
  • NIMS Researchers Receive an Award from TMS
  • NIMS Signed Comprehensive Collaborative Agreement with
    Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) at University
    of Waterloo (UW) Canada

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