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Someya's article on E-skin was published as a cover story for the September issue of IEEE Spectrum.
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Someya Thin Film Device Laboratory is seeking a Research Scientist

Deadline : 2020/4/21. press release


Professor Someya and Associate Professor Tomoyuki Yokota were selected for Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers for 2019. press release


Masaya Nishinaka won Outstanding Paper Award at 2019 ICFPE.

2019/9/13 Yi-Lin Wu won 2019 Excellent Doctor's Theses Award."Highly sensitive organic image sensor with diode-stacked pixels"

Professor Someya won the 89th Hattori Hoko Award.

2019/8/23 Professor Someya won the 16th Leo Esaki Prize.press release

Dr. Tomoyuki Yokota is now promoted to Associate Professor.

2019/4/16 Dr. Sunghoon Lee is now promoted to Project Assistant Professor.

Publication in Nature Biotechnology (Perspective): "Toward a new generation of smart skins"

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2019/1/1 "Ultra-soft electronics to monitor dynamically pulsing cardiomyocytes" was published in Nature Nanotechnology. linkUTokyo Website

Professor Someya was selected for Highly Cited Researchers 2018 by Clarivate Analytics. 90 researchers on the list are from Japan, and 18 are from the University of Tokyo.

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2018/12/14 Naoji Matsuhisa (2017 Alumna, current visiting scholar at Stanford University) won 2018 Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists.
2018/12/16 Professor Someya gave a Keynote Speech at MIT Media Lab@Tokyo 2018 Being Artistic and Analytic. press release
2018/10/30 Professor Someya's speech at World Economic Forum, Annual Meeting of the New Champions is now up. video
2018/2/18 "Skin Display" was presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.
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Roda Nur won CEMS Rising Star Award at CEMSupra2018.
"Engineering Higher Sensitivity in Capacitive-Type Strain Sensors using Buckled Ultra-Thin Gold Films"

2017/10/19 Wonryung Lee won Best Poster Award at 2017 ICFPE.

Sunghoon Lee won 2017 Excellent Doctor's Theses Award.

"High gain organic amplifiers for sensing of biological information"


Porraphon Tantitarntong won 2017 Excellent Master's Theses Award.

"High Sensitivity Tuning of Work Function of Self-Assembled Monolayers Modified Electrodes Using Vacuum Ultraviolet Treatment."

2017/09/21 "Stretchable and waterproof elastomer-coated organic photovoltaics for washable electronic textile applications" was published in Nature Energy. link
2017/09/21 "A transparent, conformable, active multielectrode array using organic electrochemical transistors" was published in PNAS Early Edition. link
2017/09/04 Behind the paper article about "Inflammation-free, gas-permeable, lightweight, stretchable on-skin electronics with nanomeshes" was released on Nature Biomedical Engineering. link
2017/07/18 "Inflammation-free, gas-permeable, lightweight, stretchable on-skin electronics with nanomeshes" was published in Nature Nanotechnology. link
2017/06/28 Porraphon Tantitarntong (M2) won the Best Poster Award at 9th International Conference on Molecular Electronics and Bioelectronics (M&BE9).
”Fine Tuning of Work Function in Organic Electronics Using Vacuum Ultraviolet Technique”
2017/05/15 "Printable Elastic Conductors by in situ Formation of Silver Nanoparticles from Silver Flakes" was published in Nature Materials. link
2017/05/03 Highlighted article on Advanced Science News:
"Stretchable Ink for Flexible Electronic Fabrics"
2017/04/01 Our development was covered by BBC NEWS."'Electronic skin' to monitor your health"
2017/03/23 Naoji Matsuhisa won 2016 Excellent Doctor's Theses Award.
"Printable Elastic Conductors for Large Area Stretchable Electronics"
2017/01/05-08 We exhibited a booth at CES2017.link