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2020-11-24
A research paper by Haobo Yuan about the block copolymer containing gradient COC segment was accepted for the publication in Polym. Chem. (doi). Congratulations!
2020-11-06
Keiya Katagi recieved the best presentation award at the 35th symposium of SPSJ chugoku-shikoku branch. Congratulations!
2020-10-06
A research paper by Dr. Hongyi Suo about the synthesis of soluble cyclic olefin copolymer bearing C=C double bond was accepted for the publication in Polym. Chem. (doi). Congratulations!
2020-08-31
A research paper by Lamya Zahir about the synthesis of biodegradable thermoplastic elastomers and their biodegradation properties including under seawater environment was accepted for the publication in Polym. Degrad. Stab. (doi). Congratulations!
2020-05-20
A research paper by Kazumasa Watanabe about the synthesis of biodegradable poly(ester-amide)s was accepted for the publication in Int. J. Mol. Sci. (doi). Congratulations!
2020-05-02
A research paper by Haobo Yuan about the synthesis and their properties of gradient COC was accepted for the publication in Macromolecules (doi). The cover picture was published in issue 11, volume 53 (URL) Congratulations!
2020-04-10
A research paper about the control of isoprene polymerization behavior using neodymium catalyst by the structure of couteranion was published in Organometallics (doi).
2020-04-05
A research paper by Dr. Chowdhury about the copolymerization of norbornene and divinylbenzene and graft copolymerization using the copolymer was accepted for the publication in J. Polym. Sci. (doi). Congratulations!
2020-04-01
Three newcomers joined our group.
2020-03-16
A Focus Review summarizing Dr. Tanaka's reserach about MAO was published in Polym. J. (doi).
2020-01-29
A research paper by Wataru Yagumo about the synthesis and degradation property of periodic copolyesters was published in Polym. Degrad. Stab. (doi).
2019-12-21
A research paper by Samiul Islam Chowdhury about the copolymerization of norbornene and substituted styrenes using Ni catalyst was accepted for the publication in Macromol. Chem. Phys. (doi). Congratulations!
2019-12-15
A research paper by Samiul Islam Chowdhury about the copolymerization of norbornene and conjugated dienes using Ni catalyst was accepted for the publication in Polymer (doi). Congratulations!
2019-12-05
Dr. Takumitsu Kida and Yui Kushima received Excellent Poster Award at the 8th Asian Polyolefin Workshop (URL). Congrats!
2019-11-08
Takumi Harada recieved two best presentation awards at the 34th symposium of SPSJ chugoku-shikoku branch and the 8th Joint Conference on Renewable Energy and Nanotechnology (JCREN 2019). Congratulations!
2019-10-25
A special lecture by Prof. Walter Kaminsky (Hamburg Univ.) was held.
2019-10-01
A short review about the chemistry of methylaluminoxane by Dr. Tanaka was published by an official journal of the Chemical Society of Japan.
2019-09-20
The first work at the current position by Dr. Takumitsu Kida about mechanical properties of star cycloolefin copolymers was accepted for the publication in Polym. Chem. doi. This article has been selected as the front cover picture of issue 41 in 2019 (URL). Congratulations!
2019-08-28
A research paper by Dr. Yanjie Sun(Visited us in 2017-2018) about copolymerization of ethylene and fluorinated norbornene was accepted for the publication in Macromol. Chem. Phys.doi.
2019-06-26
A research paper by Samiul Islam Chowdhury about the copolymerization of norbornene and styrene using Ni catalyst was accepted for the publication in Polymers as a part of special issue "Catalytic Polymerization" (doi). Congratulations!
2019-05-01
Dr. Tanaka received Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science from the society of polymer science, Japan.
2019-04-15
A research paper by Yuuya Okajima about the preparation of methylaluminoxane from CO2 was accepted for the publication in Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. (doi).
2019-04-01
Dr. Takumitsu Kida, JSPS research fellow, joined our group.
2019-03-06
A research paper by Kenshi Ikeda about butadiene polymerization behavior of a series of iron-pincer complexes was accepted for the publication in Chem. Lett. (doi).
In addition, a collaborative work with Prof. Zhengguo Cai (Donghua University) about the optical/physical properties of triblock cyclic olefin copolymers bearing functional groups appeared in ACS Macro Lett.
2019-03-04
5 new undergraduates joined.
2019-02-08
A research paper about preparation of neodymium alkylborohydride complexes and their application as catalysts for polymerization of conjugated dienes, which is a collaborative work by Yuto Shinto and Ryusei Matsuzaki was accepted for the publication in Dalton Trans. (doi). The paper was contributed to the special issue "New Talent: Asia-Pacific, 2019". Congrats!
2018-01-07
A special lecture by Prof. Daisuke Takeuchi (Department of Frontier Materials Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Hirosaki Univ.) was held.
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