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AWARDS

2023

Mr. Wei Yuan received 73rd Conference of Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, The Student Presentation Award.

"Dynamic Behavior of a Metal-Peptide Framework"

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Ms. Kunyi Leng received The Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2023, The Outstanding Student Presentation Award.

"Photochemical Surgery: A New Strategy to Realize Spatially Selective Hybridization of Metal-Organic Frameworks"

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Mr. Hao Wang received IPC 2023, Poster Award.

"Room-Temperature Self-Healing Glassy Polymers"

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Ms. Young Kyoung Hong received The 33rd Bio Polymer Symposium, The Student Poster Award.

"Developing Nature-Inspired Enzyme-Fueled Hydrogels with Programmable Transient Volume Changes"

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Ms. Kunyi Leng received The 103rd CSJ Annual Meeting, The Student Presentation Award.

"Spatially Controlled Hybridization of Porous Metal-Organic Crystals"

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Dr. Takuzo AIDA was selected as an International Member of the American Acandemy of Arts and Sciences.

Mr. Shuo Chen received GSC Student Travel Grant Award.

"Fluorous Nanochannels Enabling Ultrafast Desalination"

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We opened a new lab in the Molecular & Life Innovation Building at Hongo campus.

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Farewell party for our graduate students at Ikebukuro, Tokyo. 

Thank you all for your great contribution for AIDA laboratory!!

​March 27th, 2023

Dr. Aoki succeeded in defending his PhD thesis.

Congratulations!!  We wish you great success in your new position.

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Dr. Gong succeeded in defending his PhD thesis.

Congratulations!!  He will stay in the group as a Postdoc.

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Mr. Aoki received Sigma Aldrich Rising Star Award (2023).

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Mr. Gong received Sigma Aldrich Rising Star Award (2023).

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Mr. Liu succeeded in defending his Master's thesis.

Congratulations!!  He will stay in the group as a PhD student.

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Mr. Akiyama succeeded in defending his Master's thesis.

Congratulations!!  We wish you great success in your new position.

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Ms. Kawagoe succeeded in defending his Master's thesis.

Congratulations!!  We wish you great success in your new position.

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2022

Dr. Ai KOHATA received The L’ORÉAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Japan Fellowships 2022.

Ms. Kunyi LENG received The 72nd Conference of Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, CrystEngComm Award (RSC).

"Spatially Controlled Hybridization of Metal-Organic Frameworks via Photochemical Surgery"

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Ms. Mika KAWAGOE received Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2022, Chemical Science Presentation Prize.

"Controlled Guest Uptake and Release Using a Photoresponsive MOF"

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Mr. Kohei KIKKAWA received The 71st SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules, Poster Award.

"Development of Hydrophobic Hydrogen Bonding Motif for Underwater Application"

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Mr. Kohei KIKKAWA received The 71st SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules, Publicity Award.

"Development of Hydrophobic Hydrogen Bonding Motif for Underwater Application"

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Mr. Shuo CHEN received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"Fluorous Synthetic Channels Enabling both Ultrafast Water Permeation and High Salt Reflection"

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Mr. Daiki MORISHITA received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"Formation and Structural Characterization of Supramolecular Copolymers in Liquid Crystalline Phase"

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Mr. Wei YUAN received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"Helical Inversion Dynamics in a Metal–Peptide Framework"

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Mr. Yingluo ZHAO received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"'Spontaneous‘ Pathway Selection in Stereochemical Supramolecular Copolymerization: Metal Organic Nanotubes Assembled with a Planar Chiral Monomer"

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Dr. Ai KOHATA received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"Photoreactive Molecular Glue for Enhancing the Efficacy of DNA Aptamers"

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Mr. Yudai YOKOYAMA received The University of Tokyo Dean's Award 2021 (Bachelor).

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Dr. Ai KOHATA received The University of Tokyo Dean's Award 2021 (Doctor).

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Mr. Yuta FUJISAWA received The University of Tokyo Dean's Award 2021 (Master).

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2021

Ms. Mika KAWAGOE received Student Presentation Award

The 71st Conference of Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, September 2021

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Mr. Yingluo ZHAO selected as a representative of School of Engineering.

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Mr. Tsubasa AOKI received The Society of Physical Organic Chemistry, RSC Advances Presentation Prize.

"Alternaing Heterochiral Supramolecular Copolymerization of Thiophene-Fused Chiral [4n]Annulene and Its Photofunction"

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Mr. Shun SUGINOME received The Japan Society on Adsorption, Graduate Student Research Award.

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Dr. Takuzo AIDA received The Netherlands Award for Supramolecular Chemistry 2021.

Dr. Takuzo AIDA was interviewed in U TOKYO VOICES.

Mr. Shuxu WANG received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"Magnetically Controllable Phage Assembly with Centimeter Sizescale"

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Mr. Tsubasa AOKI received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"Highly Selective Heterochiral Supramolecular Polymerization of Thiophene-Fused Chiral [4n]Annulenes"

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Ms. Saya OTAKE received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"Hydrogel Formed with 3D Continuous Phospholipid Membrane"

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Mr. Shun SUGINOME received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"Fused Porphyrin-Based Porous Crystals"

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Ms. Hyuna JO received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

"Bio-Adhesive" Covalent Organic Framework for Bioapplications"

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Dr. P. K. HASHIM received Chemical Science, Nanoscale Advances, Nanoscale Horizons and 

Nanoscale Outstanding Oral Presentation Prize at ANNIC 2021.

"Bio-responsive Nanocaplets Prepared via Templated-Polymerization for Gene and Protein Delivery"

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 Mr. Takayoshi AKIYAMA received The University of Tokyo Dean's Award 2020

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2020

Ms. Zhiyi CHEN received The 70th Conference of Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, 

Student Presentation Award. 

"Photochemically Crushable and Regenerative Metal-Organic Framework"

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Dr. Takuzo AIDA received 3rd Ryoji Noyori ACES Award.

Dr. Takuzo AIDA received The Ichimura Prize in Science for Excellent Achievement.

 Mr. Yuta FUJISAWA received The 69th SPSJ Annual Meeting, Publicity Award.

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Mr. Michihisa UEDA received Department of Chemistry & Biotechnology Chair's Award 2019.

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2019

Dr. Keiichi YANO received Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists.

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Ms. Hyuna JO received CEMS International Symposium on Supramolecular Chemistry & Functional

Materials 2019, CEMS Rising Star Award.

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Mr. Shun SUGINOME received The 33rd Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society on Adsorption,

Poster Award.

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Mr. Shun SUGINOME received The 10th Subway Seminar, Poster Award.

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Dr. Yoshimitsu ITOH received SPSJ Hitachi Chemical Award.

Mr. Taiga ISHII received The 68th SPSJ Annual Meeting, Poster Award.

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Mr. Ryota HIRAHARA received The 68th SPSJ Annual Meeting, Publicity Award.

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Ms. Ai KOHATA received The 139th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Socitety of Japan, Student 

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Mr. Keiichi YANO received The University of Tokyo Dean’s Award.

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Ms. Ai KOHATA received The University of Tokyo Dean’s Award.

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Mr. Koki SANO received The MERIT Award.

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Mr. Zhifang SUN received The Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad 2018.

Dr. Kou OKURO received Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists.

2018

Mr. Xujie ZHANG received SPSJ International Polymer Conference 2018, IPC2018 Poster Award: Polymer Journal Award. “Studies on Optical Behaviors of Noncovalent Columnar Liquid Crystalline Co-Assemblies of Disc- and Rod-Shaped Molecules”

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Mr. Daiki KASHIWAGI received SPSJ International Polymer Conference 2018, Young Scientist Poster Award

“Construction of Nanostructure with DNA-Appended Molecular Chaperones”

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Ms. Ai KOHATA received SPSJ International Polymer Conference 2018, Young Scientist Poster Award.

“Nanocaplet for Transcellular siRNA Delivery into Deep Tissues”

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Ms. Saya OTAKE received SPSJ International Polymer Conference 2018, Young Scientist Poster Award.

“Cell Membrane Modifiers for Efficient Optoporation”

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Dr. Seughyun SIM and Prof. Takuzo AIDA received ACS Global Outstanding Graduate Student & Mentor 

Awards in Polymer Science and Engineering.

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Ms. Rina MOGAKI received II Symposium on Photopharmacology, Poster Prize.

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Ms. Rina MOGAKI received The 12th Symposium on Biorelevant Chemistry, Poster Prize.

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Mr. Shun SUGINOME received The 6th MERIT Camp, Presentation Award, Third Prize.

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Mr. Kiyoshi MORISHITA received The 6th MERIT Camp, Presentation Award, First Prize.

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Mr. Michihisa UEDA received The 50th Summer School of Structural Organic Chemistry, Lecturer Award for Poster.

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Mr. Keiichi YANO received The 27th International Liquid Crystal Conference (ILCC2018), ILCC-Kyoto Poster Award.

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Ms. Rina MOGAKI received The L’ORÉAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Japan Fellowships 2018.

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Mr. Kiyoshi MORISHITA selected as oral presenter in Gordon Research Seminar (Noble Metal Nanoparticles).

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Dr. Yoshimitsu ITOH, Dr. Shoichi TOKUNAGA and Dr. Takuzo AIDA received The 67th SPSJ Annual Meeting, Publicity Award.

Dr. Yasuhiro ISHIDA received The SPSJ Science Award.

Dr. Daigo MIYAJIMA received The Young Scientists’ Prize in The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Mr. Shoichi TOKUNAGA received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

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 Ms. Hiroko KAWANO received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

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Mr. Michihisa UEDA received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

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Dr. Takuzo AIDA received The Japan Academy Prize.

Dr. Yu YANAGISAWA received the University of Tokyo President’s Award.

Dr. Yu YANAGISAWA received the University of Tokyo Dean’s Award.

Mr. Michihisa UEDA received The10th HOPE Meeting with Nobel Laureates, Best Team Presentation Award.

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Dr. Hubiao HUANG received The CEMS International Symposium on Supramolecular Chemistry & Functional Materials 2018, CEMS Rising Star Award.

2017

Dr. Hubiao HUANG received The Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Student Abroad of 2017 (Chinese Government).

Mr. Koki SANO received The Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award 2017, The Selection Committee Special Award

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Mr. Koki SANO received The Hosokawa Powder Technology Foundation, Young Researcher Scholarship.

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Mr. Keiichi YANO received The 7th TOYOTA RIKEN International Workshop on Chirality in Soft Matter, Poster Award.

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Ms. Saya OTAKE received The 7th CSJ Chemistry Festa, Poster Award.

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Mr. Naoki IGARASHI received The 7th CSJ Chemistry Festa, Poster Award.

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Mr. Shun SUGINOME received The 67th Conference of Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, Poster Award.

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Dr. Hiroshi SATO received Coordination Chemistry Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists.    ​​

Mr. Koki SANO received Japanese Liquid Crystal Conference 2017, JLCS Kousai Poster Award.

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Mr. Koki SANO received The 68th Divisional Meeting on Colloid and Interface Chemistry, Oral Presentation Awards for Young Scientist.

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Mr. Koki SANO received The 68th Divisional Meeting on Colloid and Interface Chemistry, Poster Award.

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Mr. Michihisa UEDA received The Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2017, RSC Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences Presentation Prize.

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Mr. Michihisa UEDA received Chirality 2017 (ISCD-29), Best Poster Presentation Award.

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Mr. Koki SANO received The 31st Advanced Technology Award “The Prize of Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology”.

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Dr. P. K. HASHIM received the Gordon Research Conference (Self-assembly & Supramolecular Chemistry), Poster Award.

Mr. Hubiao HUANG received the Gordon Research Conference (Self-assembly & Supramolecular Chemistry), Poster Award.

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Dr. Takuzo AIDA received The Chirality Medal.

Dr. Daigo MIYAJIMA received The Society of Polymer Science, Japan, Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science.

Dr. Kou OKURO received CSJ Presentation Award 2017.

“Photoresponsive Molecular Glues for Control of Biomolecular Functions”

Mr. Keiichi YANO  received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

“Nematic-to-Columnar Liquid Crystalline Phase Transformation by Supramolecularly Polymerizable Discotic Dopant“

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Ms. Rina MOGAKI received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

“Stimuli-responsive Molecular Glues for Modulating Biomolecular Functions”

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Mr. Koki SANO received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award.

“Anisotropic soft materials based on the electrostatic repulsion between charged nanosheets (1): Dynamic photonic structure and its spatiotemporal pattern formation”

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Dr. Yoshimitsu ITOH received The Young Scientists’ Prize in The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Dr. Hiroshi SATO received Chemical Society of Japan, Lecture Award for Young Chemist.

Dr. Daigo MIYAJIMA received Chemical Society of Japan, Lecture Award for Young Chemist.

Mr. Koki SANO received The 11th International Gel Symposium, RSC Soft Matter Award (Poster Award).

“Ultralarge Mechanical Anisotropy of a Hydrogel with Aligned Nanosheets”

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Mr. Koki SANO received The 28th Symposium on Polymer Gels, Excellent Poster Award.

“A Hydrogel with Ultralarge Mechanical Anisotropy”

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Dr. Hiroki ARAZOE received the University of Tokyo Dean’s Award.

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Mr. Hiroki ARAZOE received the 7th JSPS IKUSHI Prize.

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​2016

2016

Mr. Keiichi YANO received SPSJ International Polymer Conference 2016, Young Scientist Poster Award. 

“Nematic-to-Columnar Geometrical Transformation of Liquid Crystalline Assembly by Supramolecular Polymerization of Discotic Dopant”

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Mr. Toshiya MATSUI received The 6th CSJ Chemistry Festa, Poster Award.  

“Synthesis and Function of Photoreactive Crystalline Nanotube”

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Mr. Yukinaga SUZUKI received The 6th CSJ Chemistry Festa, Poster Award.

“Supramolecular Chain-Growth Polymerization with Bowl-Shaped Monomers”

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Mr. Toshiaki TAKEUCHI received The 6th CSJ Chemistry Festa, Poster Award. 

“Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for High Performance MRI Contrast Agents”

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Mr. Koki SANO received The 6th CSJ Chemistry Festa, Poster Award.  

“Photonic Water”

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Mr. Jiheong KANG was selected for Reaxys PhD Prize 2016.

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Mr. Koki SANO received 8th Japanese-Italian Liquid Crystal Workshop, Premio Iride (Poster Award). 

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Ms. Rina MOGAKI received Scifinder Future Leaders 2016 award.

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Mr. Yoshiki SHIBUYA received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award. 

“Blue Emissive Pyrene-Based Liquid Crystal Based on an Intramolecular CH-π Interaction”

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Mr. Yu YANAGISAWA received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award. 

“Single-Component, Though and Self-Healable Supramoleculer Plastics”

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Mr. Hiroshi YAMAGISHI received The Chemical Society of Japan, Student Presentation Award. 

“A Thermodynamically Stable Porous Molecular Crystal Featuring Weak Intermolecular Interactions”

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Mr. Koki SANO received the University of Tokyo Dean’s Award.

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Dr. Takuzo AIDA received The University of Tokyo, School of Engineering, Faculty Award for His World Class 

    Research Achievements.