Dr. Nobuhiko Hosono

www.nhosono.com

Biography:

Nobuhiko Hosono

Nobuhiko Hosono was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1983. He studied at the University of Tokyo under the direction of Prof. Takuzo Aida and received his PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Tokyo in 2011. In 2011, he joined Prof. E. W. Meijer group of Eindhoven Univeresity of Technology as a visiting researcher of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). From 2014 to 2018, he worked as an Assistant Professor of Prof. Susumu Kitagawa group in the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University. He is currently a Lecturer of Prof. Takashi Uemura group of The University of Tokyo.

Position:

  • Lecturer

Department of Advanced Materials Science, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences / Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

(Excellent Young Researcher, MEXT, 2018)


  • Visiting Lecturer

Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study (KUIAS), Kyoto University

Education:

  • B.S.(2006): Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • M.S.(2008): Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Ph.D.(2011): School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Work Experience:

  • 2008-2009: Junior Research Associate, RIKEN
  • 2009-2011: Research Fellow (DC2), the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • 2011-2012: Postdoctoral Researcher, Eindhoven University of Technology (E. W. Meijer Group)
  • 2012-2013: Research Fellow (SPD), the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
    • (April, 2012 - December, 2013: Visiting Researcher at Prof. E. W. Meijer Group, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
    • (April, 2013 - June, 2013: Visiting Scholar at Prof. Zhibin Guan Group, University of California, Irvine, USA)
  • 2014-2018: Assistant Professor at Prof. Susumu Kitagawa group, Institute for Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Institute for Advanced Study (KUIAS), Kyoto University

Awards:

  1. Research Encouragement Award (Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, 2019)
  2. CSJ Young Scholar Lecture Award (The Chemical Society of Japan; 2019)
  3. CSJ Presentation Award 2017 (The Chemical Society of Japan; 2017)
  4. CSJ Presentation Award 2016 for Industries (The Chemical Society of Japan; 2016)
  5. Nanospace 2015 Best Poster Award (International Conference on Nanospace Materials, Taiwan; 2015)
  6. CSJ Presentation Award 2014 (The Chemical Society of Japan; 2014)
  7. Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists (Inoue Foundation for Science; 2012)
  8. Research Incentive Award (Advanced Science Institute, RIKEN; 2011)
  9. Dean's Award for Excellence (School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo; 2011)
  10. President's Letter of Appreciation (RIKEN; 2010)
  11. CSJ Student Presentation Award (The Chemical Society of Japan; 2010)
  12. JASSO Scholarship for Excellence (Japan Student Services Organization; 2008)
  13. Best Presentation Award (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology; 2008)
  14. SRJ Best Presentation Award (The Society of Rheology, Japan; 2007)
  15. Takagi Award (The Society of Non-Traditional Technology, Japan; 2006)

Press:

  1. EurekAlert! Science News "Materials that open in the heat of the moment" (January 24, 2019)
  2. EurekAlert! Science News "Capturing the surprising flexibility of crystal surfaces" (December 3, 2018)
  3. EurekAlert! Science News "A shape to remember" (April 27, 2018)
  4. NPG Asia Materials Featured Highlight, “Molecular Ordering: Stretched into Shape” (February 7, 2011)
  5. Chemical & Engineering News, “Polymer Films Bend In The Spotlight” (November 8, 2010)

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Contacts:

Nobuhiko Hosono, Ph.D. (Lecturer)

Department of Advanced Materials Science, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences

The University of Tokyo

Address: Room 4D5, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8561, Japan

Phone: +81-4-7136-3748

E-mail: nhosono@k.u-tokyo.ac.jp