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2017/10/19 Wonryung Lee won Best Poster Award at 2017 ICFPE.
2017/09/28

Sunghoon Lee won 2017 Excellent Doctor's Theses Award.

"High gain organic amplifiers for sensing of biological information"

2017/09/28

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
2016/12/14 Our review paper "The rise of plastic bioelectronics" is now published in Nature. link
2016/09/06-08 Naoji Matsuhisa won Student Poster Award at 2016 ICFPE.
2016/09/05 "A Mechanically Durable and Flexible Organic Rectifying Diode with a Polyethylenimine Ethoxylated Cathode" was published in Advanced Electronic Materials. link
2016/09/02-07 Exhibited a booth at IFA2016 Consumer Electronics Unlimited in Berlin.
2016/05/18 Yanyang Ju (M2) won Best Oral Award for Students at ISOME2016. link
2016/04/01 Dr. Tomoyuki Yokota was promoted to Lecturer.
2016/01/25 A transparent bending-insensitive pressure sensor was published in Nature Nanotechnology. link
2016/01/06-09 Exhibited a booth at CES2016. link article
2015/11/10 A printable, flexible, lightweight temperature sensor was published in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
(November 9 2015). press release paper
2015/10/22 Exhibitd a booth at DIGITAL CONTENT EXPO. Won "Innovative Technologies 2015" Special Awards by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.ExhibitionAwards
2015/10/01 Associate Professor Bo-Ru (Paul) Yang (Sun Yat-Sen University, GZ, China) gave a seminar. link
2015/09/08 Professor Thuc-Quyen Nguyen gave a seminar on September 8th. link
2015/07/22 Dr. Tomoyuki Yokota received SSDM Young Researcher Award 2015.link
2015/06/25 Printable elastic conductors with a high conductivity for electronic textile applications was published in Nature Communications (June 25 2015).
press release paper
2015/06/25 Professor Luisa Torsi, Department of Chemistry, University of Bari "Aldo Moro" will give a seminar on June 25. link
2015/06/05 "Rational synthesis of organic thin films with exceptional long-range structural integrity" was published in Science (June 2015). paper
2015/02/24 Fever alarm armband: A wearable, printable, temperature sensor was presented at ISSCC2015. link
2015/01/28-30

We exhibited a booth at nano tech 2015.

Venue: Tokyo Big Sight

2014/11/25 Dr. Shailendra Joshi (Columbia University Medical Center) gave a seminar link (PDF)
2014/09/22

Professor Someya gave a talk at The Marcus Wallenberg Prize Symposium 2014.link

2014/09/11

Our team exhibited a booth at innovation JAPAN 2014. link (only in Japanese)

Dates: September 11-12, 2014, Venue: Tokyo Big Sight

2014/08/20

Professor Someya was listed in Reuters' "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014". link

2014/04/01 Professor Tsuyoshi Sekitani was appointed a Professor at Osaka University.
2014/03/24 Naoji Matsuhisa and Yuki Terakawa received 2013 Master Thesis Awards.
2014/03/22

A few openings for Postdoctoral Scientists. 【positions are now filled】

2014/02/12

The world’s first flexible wireless organic sensor system was presented at ISSCC2014. link

2014/01/11

Naoto Yamamoto (B4) won the best prize at the 30th Doko Speech Contest. link (only in Japanese

2014/01/29-31

Our team exhibited a booth at nano tech 2014. link

Dates: January 29-31, 2014, Venue: Tokyo Big Sight

2013/11/27 Prof. Someya gave a lecture at Hongo Senior High School. link
2013/11/06 Prof. Someya gave a lecture at Meisei Gakuen Senior High School. link
2013/10/23

Professor Someya gave a plenary lecture at Healthcare Device Exhibition 2013, which was held at Pacifico Yokohama. link (only in Japanese)

2013/10/23

Our team exhibited a booth at Healthcare Device Exhibition 2013. link (only in Japanese)

2013/10/15

Professor Someya gave a plenary lecture at FPD International 2013. link (only in Japanese)

2013/09/05

We organized an open symposium for Study Group for Flexible Medical Information Technology. link (only in Japanese)

2013/08/29-30

Our team exhibited a booth at Innovation Japan 2013. link (only in Japanese)

2013/08/27

Someya's article on E-skin was published as a cover story of IEEE Spectrum (September issue). link

2013/08/20 Prof. Someya gave a lecture to Science and Mathematics majors at Bunkyo Gakuin University Girls' Senior High School. link
2013/07/25

The world’s lightest touch sensor made by the world’s lightest and thinnest organic transistor IC was published in Nature (Nature July, 2013). link

featured magazines: IEEE Spectrum / Scientific American / NewScientist / Popular Science

2013/07/29

"Ultrathin, highly flexible and stretchable PLEDs" was published in Nature Photonics ( Nature Photonics July, 2013). link

2013/07/17 A group of Science and Mathematics majors from Bunkyo Gakuin University Girls' Senior High School visited our group and attended Prof. Sekitani's lecture. link
2013/07/01 Prof. Someya gave a plenary talk titled “Ultraflexible and stretchable organic devices” at EP2SD-MSS in Wroclaw, Poland. link
2013/06/04 Prof. Someya gave a plenary talk at International Symposium on Functional Pi-Electron Systems in Bordeaux, France. link
2013/03/06 “Organic transistors with high thermal stability for medical applications” was published in Nature Communications. link