About Motlab

The micro/nanoscale thermofluidics research group, launched in 2012 and directed by Prof. Masahiro Motosuke, is a laboratory in Departiment of Mechanical Engineering at Tokyo University of Science.


Researches in our group cover sensing and control of thermofluidic behaviors in micro/nanoscale including developments of novel micro/nano devices with high functionalities aiming for improvements of QOL (quality of life) of individuals and sosiecy, and sustanability of human life as well; e.g., Ultrahigh sensitive analysis of nanoparticles, BioMEMS microdevices for rare cell separation, Microfluidic characterization of cell-vessel interaction, MEMS flow sensor, Measurement of microscopic interface


What's new

2021/9/24 M. Motosuke(PI)gave a lecture at 39th Visualization Frontier "Flow Visualization Seminar 2021" (online). → Link
2021/9/22 S. Teshima (M2),Y. Ichikawa (AP) presented work at Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics 2021 (online).
2021/9/15 A research paper entitled "Fluorescence anisotropy as a temperature sensing molecular probe using fluorescein" was accepted in Micromachines.
2021/9/11 S. Takagi (M1),K. Okada (M2) presented work at 49th Symposium on Visualization (online) and both are awarded Best Presentation Award. K. Yoda (M1) and R. Yamaguchi (M1), K. Murakami (B4) and R. Shinozuka (B4) exhibit their works at art contest in the symposium; a work created by Y. Yoda and R. Yamaguchi was awarded Silver Prize and a work by K. Murakami and R. Shinozuka was accepted.
2021/9/7 K. Okada (M2) presented work and M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at INTERFINISH 2020 (online).
2021/8/11 A research paper entitled "Droplet motion by Leidenfrost phenomenon on Zn plate surfaces with and without ZnO nanorods" was accepted in Materials Chemistry and Physics(Coolarabotarive research with Prof. A. Nakajima in Tokyo Institute of Technology, K. Yamamoto in Osaka University and M. Sakai in Ibaraki University).
2021/8/4 A research paper entitled "Accumulation mechanism of nanoparticles around photothermally generated surface bubbles" was accepted in Journal of Nanoparticle Research.
2021/6/30 A research paper entitled "Determining particle depth positions and evaluating dispersion using astigmatism PTV with a neural network" is accepted in Applied Optics (Collaborative research with Prof. K. Yamamoto in Osaka University and Prof. R. Kikuchi in Kyoto University).
2021/6/12 Kickoff Symposium of Water Frontier Research Center (WaTUS) is held. M. Motosuke (PI) and Y. Ichikawa (AP) presented work. → Leaflet (English) / Leaflet (Japanese)
2021/6/10 A book "Advances in Micro/Nano Thermal Engineering" was published. → Link (Japanese only)
2021/5/18 I. Kawata, Y. Morishita and K. Yoda (M1) presented work at 43rd Symposium on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (CHEMINAS 43) (online).
2021/4/24 A featured article of Water Frontier Research Center (WaTUS) and our research activities as an approach to SDGs are published in TUS Journal. → Link
2021/4/1 Water Frontier Research Center (WaTUS) was launched in Research Institute for Science and Technology (RIST) (2021-2026). M. Motosuke (PI) as appointed to Director of WaTUS.
2021/4/1 Y. Ichikawa (AP),Ma (Research student),K. Ami, Y. Okui, Y. Kanari, R. Shinozuka, M. Suda, K. Hayashi, K. H. Hong, K. Murakami (B4 students) joined our group. Member list was updated.
2021/3/31 Our collaborative research of thermoelectric energy harvesting with Department of Architecture is published at the Faculty webpage → Faculty of Engineering / Movie (YouTube)
2021/3/29 Introduction movie of our research group is publised at the Faculty webpage. → Faculty of Engineering / Movie (YouTube)
2021/3/17 B4 and M2 students received their diplomas. Congratulations! → Tweet
2021/2/17 A press release about our achievement of wearable microfluidic sweat sensor was published (Collaborative research with Prof. I. Shitanda at Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Prof. S. Tsujimura in University of Tsukuba and Prof. T. Mikawa in RIKEN). → Japanese / English
2020/2/16 K. Kurita, Y. Sasaki (all M2) defended their Master theses. Good job!
2020/2/16 I. Kawata, H. Chiba, M. Nagao, Y. Mori, Y. Morishita, K. Tsukamoto, R. Yamaguchi, K. Yoda, M. Lee (all B4) defended their Bachelor theses. Good job!
2021/2/11 A research paper entitled "Continuous sweat lactate monitoring system with integrated screen-printed MgO-templated carbon-lactate oxidase biosensor and microfluidic sweat collector" was accepted in Electrochimica Acta (Collaborative research with Prof. I. Shitanda at Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Prof. S. Tsujimura in University of Tsukuba and Prof. T. Mikawa in RIKEN).
2020/12/31 K. Ymamamoto (AP) has moved to Osaka University.
2020/12/22 K. Okada (M1) presented work at 34th Symposium on Computational Fluid Dynamics (Online).
2020/12/10 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 30th Annual Meeting of Materials Resrarch Society of Japan (Online).
2020/12/9 M. Motosuke(PI)presented an invited talk at Materials Research Meeting Forum 2020 (MRM Forum 2020) (Yokohama & Online).
2020/11/13 M. Motosuke(PI)had a lecture at Science & Technology Seminar "Fundamentals, phenomena, evaluation and tonrol of microdroplet" (Online).
2020/10/10 T. Ichikawa (Alumnus) was awarded Young Fellow Award from Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. → Link
2020/10/1 A. Abdelghany and C. Cheng (Researcher) joined our group. Member list was updated.
2020/9/25 K. Okada, S. Teshima and Y. Mukai (M1) presented work at 48th Symposium on Visualization (online) and K. Okada awarded Best Presentation Award. → Link
2020/9/16 R. Sato and S. Kobayashi (M1) presented work at Mechanical Engineering Congress 2020 Japan (MECJ) (online).
2020/9/15 Our group introduction and an interview of M. Motosuke (PI) are posted in "Web Open Campus." → Web Open Caumpus
2020/8/7 K. Yamamoto (AP) was awarded Young Researcher Award from Visualization Society of Japan. Congratulations!
2020/8/1 Our research activity about the development of blood typing chip is introduced in Health Tech World. → Link
2020/7/29 A press release about our achievement of blood typing chip was published. → English / Japanese
2020/6/8 Prof. Y. Kubota (Toyo University) gave us a Webinar "Scientific support for athletes."
2020/6/3 K. Kodama, Y. Mukai (M1) presented work at 57th National Heat Transfer Symposium of Japan (research articles were presented although symposium was cancelled).
2020/5/27 Prof. S. H. Kim (The University of Tokyo) gave us a Webinar "Biomedical microsystems enabling high sensitivity liquid biopsy."
2020/4/29 Dr. Y. Ichikawa (The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, JAXA) gave us a Webinar "Microscopic-scale-flow measurements for understanding macroscopic flow phenomena."
2020/4/28 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented an invited talk at JSME 6th Workshop for Phase Change Interface (Online).
2020/4/17 K. Yamamoto (AP) was awarded JSME Young Engineers Award from Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. Congratulations!
2020/4/8 A research paper entitled "Fully-automatic blood-typing chip exploiting bubbles for quick dilution and detection" was accepted in Biomicrofluidics.
2020/4/1 P. Jain (Post-doc), K. Katayama (Researcher), I. Kawata, D. Chiba, K. Tsukamoto, M. Nagao, E. Hiraki, Y. Mori, Y. Morishita, R. Yamaguchi, K. Yoda, M. Lee (B4 students) joined our group. Member list was updated.
2020/3/31 A research paper entitled "Numerical study of thermocapillary-driven flow of a micro bubble on locally heated wall" was accepted in Heat Transfer Research.
2020/3/17 B4 and M2 students received their diplomas although the official commencement ceremony was cancelled. Congratulations!
2020/2/22 K. Yamamoto (AP) temporarily joined Université Lille I as a Guest Researcher (until Mar. 2020)
2020/2/21 T. Ichikawa, S. Ota, K. Ono, K. Katayama, M. Serita, S. Takeda, T. Higagi (all M2) defended their Master theses. Good job!
2020/2/14 K. Okada, R. Ogawa, K. Kodama, S. Kobayashi, R. Sato, D. Shiraishi, S. Takagi, S. Teshima, Y. Mukai (all B4) defended their Bachelor theses. Good job!
2020/1/24 M. Motosuke(PI)had a lecture at Heat Transfer Engineering Seminar hosted by Kanto-branch of Heat Transfer Society Japan (Tokyo, Japan). → Link
2020/1/8 A Twitter account of motlab was created to introduce our activities and events. You can find us here, or Link page.
2020/1/8 M. Motosuke (PI) appeared in an aritcle for 140th anniversary of Tokyo University of Science in newspapers (Yomiuri Shimbun on 1st January and Asahi Shimbun on 3rd January). Our researches related to water based on microfluidic technology is introduced. → Link
2019/12/17 S. Takeda (M2) presented work at 2nd Pacific Rim Thermal Engineering Conference (PRTEC) (Hawaii, USA).
2019/12/11 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at Materials Research Meeting 2019 (MRM2019) (Yokohama, Japan).
2019/12/3 M. Motosuke(PI)had a lecture at Technology Forum "Fundamentals and Applications of Measurement and Simulation for Water on Materials Surface" (Tokyo, Japan). → Link (Japanese only)
2019/11/18 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 29h Annual Meeting of Materials Research Society of Japan (Yokohama, Japan).
2019/11/18 S. Ota (M2) presented work at 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS-DFD) (Seattle, USA).
2019/11/17 Y. Sasaki (M1) presented work at 40th Symposium on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (Future Technologies from HAMAMATSU) (Hamamatsu, Japan).
2019/11/16 A link to Motlab YouTube channel was added. You can find an introduction movie and artworkds in our group. Please visit Link or you can find the page via Links page.
2019/11/14 M. Motosuke(PI)presented invited talk at SELECTBIO Microfluidics & Organ-on-a-Chip Asia 2019 (Chiba, Japan).
2019/11/12 Prof. A. Isozaki (The University of Tokyo) visited our group and gave lecture at 32nd I2plus Seminar. → Link
2019/11/7 M. Motosuke(PI)had a lecture at Science & Technology Seminar "Fundamenals, phenomena, evaluation and control of microdroplet" (Tokyo, Japan).
2018/10/28 Y. Sasaki (M1) and K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at 23d International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Science (microTAS 2019) (Basel, Switzerland).
2019/10/25 M. Motosuke (PI) had a lecture at JSME Workshop "Multiphysics Analysis using COMSOL" (Tokyo, Japan).
2019/9/19 K. Yamamoto (AP) and M. Motosuke (PI) presented invited talks at Special Mini-Symposium on Dynamic Fluid Interfaces (Edinburgh, UK).
2019/9/16 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at Droplets 2019 (Durham, UK).
2019/9/14 S. Ota (M1), K. Katayama (M2) presented work at Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics 2019 (Tokyo, Japan).
2019/9/11 T. Ichikawa (M2) presented work at Mechanical Engineering Congress Japan (Akita, Japan).
2019/8/31 Thibault Dupres, Léa Heiser and Lucas Besse legt our group and went back to France.
2019/8/24 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 2nd Workshop of Advanced Fluid Mechanics (Kyoto, Japan).
2019/8/9 K. Ono (M2) presented an invited talk at 36th Educational Program for Young Promising Cardiologists in New Tokyo Hospital -co-operated with BIOTRNIK-Taiwan- (Chiba, Japan).
2019/8/5 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at Multiphase Flow Symposium 2019 (Fukuoka, Japan).
2019/8/1 K. Ono (M2) presented work at ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference 2019 (AJKFluids 2019) (San Fransisco, USA).
2019/7/27 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at 47th Symposium on Visualization (Kyoto, Japan). K. Kodama and Y. Mukai (all B4), Y. Sasaki (M1) and S. Teshima (B4) exhibit work at art contest in the symposium; a work created by K. Kodama and Y. Mukai was awaeded Silver Prize.
2019/7/12 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at Green Incubation Consortium (GIC) (Sendai, Japan).
2019/6/27 M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at International Workshop on Environmental Engineering 2019 (IWEE2019) (Okinawa, Japan).
2019/6/17 M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at Gordon Research Conference on Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics (Hong Kong, China).
2019/6/16 A research paper entitled "Quick liquid propagation on a linear array of micro-pillars" was accepted in Langmuir.
2019/6/10 Thibault Dupres, Léa Heiser and Lucas Besse (France) joined our group as Visiting Student.
2019/6/3 Our activities in Water Frontier Science and Technology Research Center is featured in "University Guide Book in 2020." → Link (Japanese only)
2019/5/29 S. Takeda (M2) presented work at 56th National Heat Transfer Symposium of Japan (Tokushima, Japan).
2019/5/29 K. Katayama (M2) presented work at 15th International Conference on Fluid Control, Measurements and Visualization (FLUCOME) (Naples, Italy).
2019/5/28 K. Kurita (M1) presented work at 39th Symposium on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (Kanazawa, Japan).
2019/5/9 Prof. Biao Shen and Prof. Yutaku Kita (Kyushu Univetsity), Prof. Masakazu Muto (Tokyo Univeristy of Agriculture and Technology), Prof. Rei Kurita (Tokyo Metropolitan University) and Prof. Akira Nakajima (Tokyo Institute of Technology) visited our group and gave lectures at 6th I2plus Workshop. → Link
2019/4/24 Prof. Isao Shitanda (TUS) visited our group and gave a lecture.
2019/4/3 Prof. Farzam Zoueshtiagh (Université de Lille 1, France) visited our lab.
2019/4/1 R. Ogawa, K. Okada, K. Kodama, S. Kobayashi, R. Sato, D. Shiraishi, S. Takagi, S. Teshima and Y. Mukai (all B4) joined our group. Member list was updated.
2019/3/19 Commencement ceremony was held. B4 and M2 students received their diplomas.
2019/3/13 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at Research Institute for Material and Chemical Measurement Colloquium (AIST, Tsukuba, Japan).
2019/3/6 Ms. Akiko Sato (The University of Tokyo) visited our group and lectured at 30th I2plus seminar. → Link (Japanese)
2019/2/27 A research paper entitled "Concentration-adjustable micromixer using droplet injection into a microchannel" was accepted in Analyst.
2019/2/22 R. Sakurai, J. Hara, K. Fujita, R. Fujita, M. Mizoguchi, K. Yasuda (all M2) defended their Master theses. Good job!
2019/2/15 K. Kurita, K. Saito, Y. Sasaki, D. Sato, S. Sato and J. Feng (all B4) defended their Bachelor thesss. Good job!
2019/1/30 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented an invited talk at HYDROGENIUS and I2CNER Joint Research Symposium (Fukuoka, Japan).
2019/1/30 M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at The 32nd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2019) (Seoul, Korea).
2018/12/18 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 28th Annual Meeting of Materials Research Society of Japan (Kitakyushu, Japan).
2018/12/7 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at COMSOL Conference 2018 Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan).
2018/11/18 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at 71st Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS-DFD) (Atlanta, USA).
2018/11/14 M. Serita (M1), T. Higaki (M1), R. Sakurai (M2) and K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Science (micro-TAS) (Kaohsiung, Taiwan).
2018/11/1 Tadashi Morikita joined our group as a researcher. Member list was updated.
2018/10/30 S. Ota (M1) presented work at 38th Symposium on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (Sapporo, Japan).
2018/10/30 J. Hara (M2) presented work at 9th Symposium on Micro-Nano Science and Technology (Future Technologies SAPPORO) (Sapporo, Japan).
2018/10/29 M. Motosuke (PI) introduced our activieies of Research Division of Multiscale Interfacial Thermofluid Dynamics (I2plus) and presented our research at TUS FORUM 2018 (Tokyo, Japan).
2018/10/21 T. Higaki and M. Serita (M1) presented work at Thermal Engineering Conference 2018 (Toyama, Japan).
2018/10/4 Prof. K. Okumura (Ochanomizu University) lectured at 28th I2plus seminar. → Link
2018/10/2 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 44th Workshop of 183 Committee for Advanced Water Science and Technology hosted by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Tokyo, Japan).
2018/9/15 K. Yasuda (M2),K. Ono (M1) presented work at 46th Symposium on Visualization (Tokyo, Japan). S. Ota, T. Ichikawa, M. Serita and S. Takeda (all M1) presented at art contest in the symposium; work created by M. Serita and S. Takeda was awarded Grand Prize and work created by S. Ota and T. Ichikawa was awarded Gold Prize.
2018/9/14 Colin Grosjean and Baptiste Klabalzan left our group.
2018/9/8 M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at Workshop on Challenge on Nanoscale Thermal Control (Tokyo, Japan).
2018/8/31 Our research activity of contolled microfludic transport based on thermophysical property modulation was introduced. → Link (Japanese only)
2018/8/23 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented an invited talk at 3rd International Conference on Applied Physics (London, UK).
2018/8/10 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at Symposium on Multiphase Flow 2018 (Sendai, Japan).
2018/8/19 We exhibited group introduction in "Open Campus".
2018/7/27 T. Higaki (M1),K. Katayama (M1),R. Sakurai (M2),K. Yasuda (M2),M. Muto (Post-doc),K. Yamamoto (AP),M. Motosuke (PI) presented wok at Water on Materials Surface (WMS2018) (Tokyo, Japan) and T. Higaki (M1) and R. Sakurai (M2) awarded W-FST Best Poster Award.
2018/7/24 A research paper entitled "Control of local wetting by macroscopic particles" was accepted in Colloids and Surfaces A.
2018/7/19 R. Fujita (M2) presented work at 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) (Hawaii, USA).
2018/7/17 K. Yamamoto (AP) came back from Université Lille (France). Welcome back!
2018/7/12 Prof. H. Kimura (Tokai University) visited our group, and lectured at 27th I2plus seminar. → Link (Japanese)
2018/6/28 Y. Ichikawa (former Post-doc) presented work at 18th International Symposium on Flow Visualization (ISFV 2018) (Zurich, Switzerland).
2018/6/26 M. Mizoguchi, K. Fujita (M2) presented work at Asia-Pacific Conference of Transducers and Micro-Nano Technology 2018 (APCOT) (Hong Kong, China).
2018/6/25 Colin Grosjean and Baptiste Klabalzan (France) join our gourp as Visiting Student.
2018/6/20 A research paper entitled "Three-dimensional flow velocity and wall shear stress distribution measurement on a micropillar-arrayed surface using astigmatism PTV to understand the influence of microstructures on the flow field" was accepted in Microfluidics and Nanofluidics.
2018/6/15 M. Muto (Post-doc), Y. Ichikawa (former Post-doc) presented work at Research Diversity Research (DRD) (Atami, Japan).
2018/6/12 Our research activity of microfluidic analysis using HPC (high performance computing) was introduced. → Link (Japanese only)
2018/6/6 K. Katayama (M1) presented work at 15th Interdisciplinary Cerebrovascular Symposium (ICS) (Magdeburg, Germany).
2018/6/4 A book "PIV Handbook (2nd eds.)" was published. → Link (Japanese only)
2018/5/30 S. Takeda (M1), M. Muto (Post-doc), Y. Ichikawa (Former Post-doc) and M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at 55th National Heat Transfer Symposium (Sapporo, Japan) and M. Muto (Post-doc) was awarded Best Presentation Award. → Link (Japanese only)
2018/5/22 T. Ichikawa (M1) presented work at 37th Symposium on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan).
2018/5/20 Our activities in Water Frontier Science and Technology Research Center is featured in "University Guide Book in 2019." → Link (Japanese only)
2018/4/10 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at EMN Meeting on Droplets 2018 (Victoria, Canada).
2018/4/1 K. Yamamoto (AP) temporarily joined Université Lille I as a Guest Researcher (until Jul. 2018). Dr. Muto joined our group as Post-doc. K. Saito, K. Kurita, Y. Sasaki, S. Sato, D. Sato, E. Hiraki, F. Junli (all B4) joined our group. Member list was updated.
2018/3/31 Dr. Y. Ichikawa(Post-doc) was moved to Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
2018/3/30 Prof. Y. Nagatsu (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology) visited our group, and lectured at 26th I2plus Seminar. → Link (Japanese)
2018/3/24 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at Korea-Japan Joint Seminar on Heat Transfer VII (Jeju, Korea).
2018/3/19 Commencement ceremony was held. B4, M2 and D3 students received their diplomas.
2018/3/10 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 3rd International BioMedical Interface Conference (Okinawa, Japan).
2018/2/23 R. Ono,T. Kawakami,Y. Kondo,D. Sakai, Y. Shugyo, S. Nomura, M. Hino (all M2) passed the Master defence.
2018/2/20 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 9th Workshop of Chemical and Biological Micro Laboratory Technology (Ilmenau/Elgersburg, Germany).
2018/2/16 A research paper entitled "Initiation of the Worthington jet on the droplet impact" was accepted in Applied Physics Letters.
2018/2/14 H. Abe,T. Ichikawa,S. Ota,S. Ono, K. Katayama, M. Serita, S. Takeda and T. Higaki (all B4) passed the Bachelor defence.
2018/2/13 Dr. Prashant Valluri (The University of Edinburgh, UK) visited our lab.
2018/1/15 M. Muto (Ph.D) had his Ph.D defence.
2017/12/23 2nd almni party was held. Thank you all for attending the party.
2017/12/22 Pablo Morales Navarrete left our group.
2017/12/8 S. Ota,T. Higaki (B4) presented work at COMSOL Conference 2017 Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan).
2017/12/7 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented an invited talk at EMN Meeting on Droplets (Orlando, USA).
2017/12/1 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics, Point-of-Care Diagnostics & Global Health Asia 2017 (Taipei, Taiwan).
2017/11/30 A research paper entitles "Evaluation of heat dissipation and structural response of a cellular panel as a heat exchanger" was accepted in Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials.
2017/11/29 A book "Recipe for the Use of Carbon Black" was published. → Link (Japanese only)
2017/11/24 R. Fujita (M1) presented work at The 33rd Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society for Neuroendovascular Therapy (Tokyo, Japan).
2017/11/21 Y. Ichikawa (PD) presented work at The 70th Annual Meeting of The American Physical Society - Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS-DFD) (Denver, USA).
2017/11/17 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 8th International Conference and Exhibition on Lasers, Optics and Photonics (Las Vegas, USA).
2017/11/10 Our research was introduced on a TV program "Key of Dream". → Link (Japanese only)
2017/11/4 M. Motosuke (PI) presented a lecture at "Water and Related Leading-edge Science" in TUS Lifelong Study Center Lecture Course. → Link (Japanese only)
2017/11/2 D. Sakai (M2) was awarded Young Fellow Award from Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.
2017/11/2 N. Hara (M1) presented work and M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited work at the 8th Symposium on Micro-Nano Science and Technology (Future Technologies HIROSHIMA) (Hiroshima, Japan).
2017/10/29 T. Kawakami (M2) and Y. Shugyo (M2) presented work at The Ninth JSME-KSME Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (Okinawa, Japan).
2017/10/27 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at JSME 2nd Workshop for Phase change interface (OKinawa, Japan).
2017/10/25 K. Fujita (M1) presented work at 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Science (micro-TAS) (Savannah, USA).
2017/10/14 K. Ono (B4) presented work at 51st Kantokoshinetsu Reagional Conference of Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics (Tokyo, Japan).
2017/10/9 Pablo Morales Navarrete (University of Malaga, Spain) join our gourp as Visiting Student.
2017/10/4 R. Sakurai (M1), M. Mizoguchi (M1), R. Ono (M2) presented work at 36th Symposium on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (Gunma, Japan) and R. Sakurai (M1) was awarded Best Presentation Award.
2017/10/1 Dr. Yoshiyasu Ichikawa joined our group as Post-doc. Member list was updated.
2017/9/30 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at International Conference on Materials and Systems for Sustanability (ICMaSS) (Nagoya, Japan).
2017/9/25 Y. Ichikawa (Ph. D) received Ph.D diploma. Congratulations!
2017/9/20 Dr. K. Kanatani (Tokyo Institute of Technology) visited our lab and presented a seminar (24th I2plus Seminar).
2017/9/6 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk and Y. Kondo (M2) presented work at Mechanical Engineering Congress 2016 (Saitama, Japan).
2017/8/31 M. Muto (Ph.D) presented work at Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics 2017 (Tokyo, Japan).
2017/8/25 A research paper entitled "Near-hydrophobic-surface flow measurement by micro-3D PTV for evaluation of drag reduction" was accepted in Physics of Fluids.
2017/8/19 R. Sakurai (M1) presented work at Symposium on Multiphase Flow 2017 (Tokyo, Japan) and was awarded Best Presentation Award.
2017/8/11 We exhibited group introduction in "Open Campus".
2017/7/24 K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at Droplet 2017 (Los Angeles, USA).
2017/7/18 Y. Shugyo (M2), M. Hino (M2), K. Yamamoto presented work at 45th Symposium on Visualization (Tokyo, Japan) and Y. Shugyo was awarded Student Best Presentation Award. R. Sakurai, M. Mizoguchi, R. Fujita and K. Fujita (all M1) presented at art contest in the symposium; work created by R. Sakurai and M. Mizoguchi was awarded Grand Prize and work created by R. Fujita and K. Fujita was awarded Silver Prize.
2017/7/5 M. Mizoguchi (M1),R. Sakurai (M1),Y. Shugyo (M2),M. Muto (Ph.D),Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D),M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at 4th I2plus International Symposium on Interfacial Thermofluid Dynamics (Tokyo, Japan).
2017/7/4 Prof. Farzam Zoueshtiagh (Université de Lille 1, France) and Prof. Harunori Yoshikawa (Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France) visited our lab.
2017/6/27 S. Nomura (M2) presented work at Joint Conference of the 7th Advances in Microfluidics and Nanofluidics (AMN), the 9th International Symposium on Microchemistry and Microsystems (ISMM) and the 5th Asia-Pacific Chemical and Biological Microfluidic Conference (APCBM) and the 8th Australia New Zealand Nano-Microfluidics Symposium (ANZNMF) (Tasmania, Australia).
2017/6/20 M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at 12th International Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry (ISPIV) (Busan, Korea) .
2017/6/13 Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) had his Ph.D defence.
2017/5/24 D. Sakai (M2) ,Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) presented work at 54th National Heat Transfer Symposium (Saitama, Japan).
2017/5/23 S. Nomura (M2) presented work at 35th Symposium on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (Tokyo, Japan).
2017/4/26 M. Motosuke (PI) gave a seminar at Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology (IEMN) in Lille University of Science and Technology (France).
2017/4/13 K. Yamamoto (AP) and M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at Kick-off Symposium of Research Division of Multiscale Interfacial Thermofluid Dynamics (I2plus). → Link
2017/4/1 M. Muto (Ph.D) was awarded Research Fellowship for Young Scientist (Doctoral Course Students, DC) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
2017/4/1 Member list was updated.
2017/3/29 C. Ichikawa (M2) and N. Wada (M2) presented work at 1st Asian Conference on Thermal Sciences (ACTS) (Jeju, Korea).
2017/3/27 M. Motosuke (PI) gave a talk at kickoff meeting of Water Frontier Science & Technology Research Center. → Link
2017/3/24 A book "Fundamentals of Practical CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) for Cerebrovascular Treatment" was published. → Link
2017/3/18 Commencement ceremony was held. B4 and M2 received their diplomas.
2017/3/17 S. Amano (M2),C. Ichikawa (M2),T. Ogino (M2),Y. Kanada (M2),K. Kamiya (M2),M. Tsujimori (M2) and N. Wada (M2) presented work at 23rd Conference of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering Kanto Branch.
2017/3/16 R. Sakurai (B4),J. Hara (B4),K. Fujita (B4),R. Fujita (B4),M. Mizoguchi (B4) presented work at 56th Conference of Graduation Research in Kanto Student Association of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering and R. Fujita was awarded Best Presentation Award.
2017/2/23 S. Amano,C. Ichikawa,T. Ogino,Y. Kanada,K. Kamiya,M. Tsujimori, T. Hayashi and N. Wada (all M2) passed the Master defence.
2017/2/14 R. Sakurai,J. Hara,K. Fujita,R. Fujita,M. Mizoguchi and K. Yasuda (all B4) passed the Bachelor defence.
2017/1/26 A research paper entitled entitled "Laplace pressure versus Marangoni convection in photothermal manipulation of micro droplet" was accepted in European Physical Journal.
2017/1/26 A research paper entitled "Photochemical migration of liquid column in a glass tube" was accepted in European Physical Journal.
2017/1/23 M Motosuke (PI) was awarded Distinguished Young Researcher Award in Tokyo University Science. → Link
2017/1/18 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 4th International Conference on Microfluidics, Liquid Handling and Lab-on-a-Chip (Mumbai, India).
2016/12/30 A book "Stimuli-Responsive Interfaces -Fabrication and Application-" was published. → Link
2016/12/26 A research paper entitled "Difference in vascular response between sirolimus-eluting- and everolimus-eluting stents in ostial left circumflex artery after unprotected left main as observed by optical coherence tomography" was accepted in International Journal of Cardiology.
2016/12/26 A reaseach paper entitled "Measurement of time series variation of thermal diffusivity of magnetic fluid under magnetic field by forced Rayleigh scattering method" was accepted in Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials.
2016/12/18 M. Hino (M1), D. Sakai (M1) and T. Ogino (M2) presented work at International Symposium on Micro-Nano Science and Technology 2016 (Tokyo, Japan).
2016/12/17 S. Nomura (M1) and Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) presented work at 3rd Nippon Medical School - Tokyo University of Science Joint Symposium (Tokyo, Japan).
2016/12/15 Prof. Michaël Baudoin (Universite de Lille, France) visited our lab and gave a seminar.
2016/11/27 T. Kawakami (M1) presented work at 13th International IntraCranial Stent Meeting (ICS2016) (Kobe, Japan).
2016/11/24 K. Kamiya (M2) presented work at The 32nd Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society for Neuroendovascular Therapy (Kobe, Japan) and awarded Gold Prize of Excellent Poster Award.
2016/11/20 T. Ogino (M1) presented work at The 69th Annual Meeting of The American Physical Society - Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS-DFD) (Portland, USA).
2016/11/4 Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D), K. Yamamoto (AP), M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at The Fourth International Forum on Heat Transfer (IFHT2016) (Sendai, Japan) and Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) was awarded Best Presentation Award.
2016/10/13 Dr. Shahid Mohammad Naseer joined our group as Post-doc. Member list was updated.
2016/10/10 D. Sakai (M1), Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) presented work at 20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Science (micro-TAS) (Dublin, Ireland).
2016/10/5 M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at 11th Asian Thermophysical Properties Conference (Yokohama, Japan).
2016/9/28 M. Hino (M1), Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) and K. Yamamoto (AP) presented work at Annual Meeting of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics 2016 (Nagoya, Japan).
2016/9/12 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk and Y. Kondo (M1) presented work at Mechanical Engineering Congress 2016 (Fukuoka, Japan).
2016/9/1 Maximiliane Eisenblätter went back to Germany.
2016/8/17 T. Kawakami (M1) presented work at 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (Orlando, USA).
2016/8/10 M. Muto (Ph.D) presented work at Symposium on Multiphase Flow 2016 (Kyoto, Japan) and was awarded Best Presentation Award.
2016/8/9 We exhibited group introduction in "Open Campus".
2016/7/19 M. Motosuke (PI) was awarded Technology Award from Visualization Society of Japan.
2016/7/19 C. Ichikawa (M1), Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) presented work at 44th Symposium on Visualization (Tokyo, Japan) and Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) was awarded Student Best Presentation Award. T. Kawakami, D. Sakai, Y. Shugyo (M1) presented work at art contest in the symposium and they was awarded Grand Prize.
2016/7/4 Y. Shugyo (M1) presented work at 18th International Symposium on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluid Mechanics (Lisbon, Portugal).
2016/6/23 A special exhibition "Bothan and its world" in which our group supported some exhibitions is held from 23rd June to 10th August at Museum of Science in Tokyo University of Science. → Link (in Japanese)
2016/6/18 T. Kawakami (M1) presented work at 39th Anual Meeting of Japanese Society of Biorheology (Tokyo, Japan).
2016/6/13 M. Muto (Ph.D) presented work at 8th Conference on International Marangoni Association (IMA8) (Bad Honnef, Germany).
2016/5/25 Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) and K. Yamamot (AP) presented work at 53rd National Heat Transfer Symposium of Japan (Osaka, Japan).
2016/5/12 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at Energy Materials Nanotechnology Meeting on Droplets (San Sebastian, Spain).
2016/5/7 S. Amano (M2) presented work at 48th Kantokoshinetsu Conference of Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics (Tokyo, Japan).
2016/4/26 D. Sakai, Y. Shugyo (M1) presented work at 33rd Symposium of Society for Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (33rd CHEMINAS) (Tokyo, Japan).
2016/4/21 S. Nomura (M1) presented work at The 8th International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology (MMB) (Seoul, South Korea).
2016/4/20 A research paper entitled "Fabrication of micropillar TiO2 photocatalyst arrays using nanoparticle-microprinting method" was accepted in Materials Letters.
2016/4/1 Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) was awarded Research Fellowship for Young Scientist (Doctoral Course Students, DC) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
2016/4/1 Dr. K. Yamamoto joined our group as Assistant Professor. Member list was updated.
2016/3/31 Research group of Prof. Hendrik Kuhlmann (TU Wien, Austria) visited our lab.
2016/3/30 Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) and M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at Mini Symposium TU-Wien and TUS.
2016/3/28 Maximiliane Eisenblätter (OTH Regensburg, Germany) joined our group as Guest Student.
2016/3/20 1st almni party was held.
2016/3/18 Commencement ceremony was held. B4 and M2 received their diplomas.
2016/3/14 S. Nomura (B4) and M. Hino (B4) presented work at Joint Young Researcher Workshop of Water Frontier Science (Tokyo, Japan) and S. Nomura was awarded Excellent Poster Award.
2016/3/5 A research paper entitled "Stability of platinum nanoparticles supported on surface-treated carbon black" was acecpted in Applied Catalysis B: Environmental.
2016/2/27 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 4th International Postgraduate Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences (iPoPS) (Chiba, Japan).
2016/2/23 T. Aida, R. Sasaki, K. Shigeta, T. Shimizu, D. Sunada, S. Nishiyama, K. Nishiwake, Y. Yoshida (all M4) passed the Master defence.
2016/2/16 R. Ono, T. Kawakami, Y. Kondo, D. Sakai, Y. Shugyo, K. Seki, A. Nomura, M. Hino (all B4) passed the Bachelor defence.
2016/2/12 [Opening position] We have an opening position for Postdoc Researcher (2016/10-2018/9, 2 years contract).→ Access Closed.
2016/1/16 A reserach paper entitled "Oxidation-resistant graphitic surface nanostructure of carbon black developed by ethanol thermal decomposition" was accepted in Diamond & Related Materials.
2016/1/12 A reserach paper entitled "Microfluidic droplet manipulation by photothermal interfacial flow" was accepted in Transactions of the Visualization Society of Japan.
2015/12/5 M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at 1st Symposium on Water Frontier Science (Tokyo, Japan).
2015/12/4 R. Sasaki (M2) presented work at 3rd Symposium on Plasma Actuator (Tottori, Japan).
2015/11/24 A reserach paper entitled "A noncontact picolitor droplet handling by photothermal control of interfacial flow" was accepted in Analytical Science.
2015/11/19 C. Ichikawa and K. Kamiya (M1) presented work at 31st Annual Meting of the Japan Society for Neuroendovascular Therapy (Okayama, Japan).
2015/11/14 K. Kamiya (M1) presented work at 12th Interdisciplinary Cerebrovascular Symposium, Intracranial Stent Meeting (ICS) (Gold Coast, Australia).
2015/11/7 C. Ichikawa (M1), T. Aida, S. Sasaki, K. Shigeta, T. Shimizu, S. Nishiyama, Y. Yoshida (M2) presented work at JSME Fluids Engineers Conference (Tokyo). R. Ono, T. Kawakami, Y. Kondo, D. Sakai, Y. Shigyo, A. Nomura, M. Hino (B4) participated in 14th Fluids Dream Contest in the conference and they are awarded outstanding performance award.
2015/10/28 T. Shimizu (M2) was awarded Excellent Presentation Award for his presented work at 6th Micro- and Nanoengineering Symposium of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) (Matsue).
2015/10/26 T. Aida (M2) and T. Shimizu (M2) presented work at 19th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemictry and Life Science (microTAS) (Gyeongju, Korea).
2015/10/17 [Opening position] There is an opening position for Asssistant Professor (5 years).→ Access Closed.
2015/10/13 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at 5th CSJ Chemistry Festa (Tokyo, Japan).
2015/10/7 M. Muto (Ph.D) presented work at Droplet 2015 (Enschede, Netherlands).
2015/9/30 Y. Kameya (AP) has moved to Tokyo Institute of Technology.
2015/9/27 T. Ogino (M1) presented work at Annual Congress of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics (Tokyo, Japan).
2015/9/16 Y. Yoshida (M2) and C. Ichikawa (M1) presented work at 11th International Symposium of Particle Image Velocimetry (Santa Barbara, USA).
2015/9/9 Y. Kameya (AP) presented work at International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials (Bad Homburg, Germany).
2015/9/1 Y. Kameya (AP) presented work at 2015 Joint International Symposium Hosted by Division of Colloid and Interface Science and International Division of Interfacial Thermo-Fluid Dynamics (DCIS-I2plus Symposium 2015) (Tokyo, Japan).
2015/8/9 We exhibited group introduction in "Open Campus".
2015/7/29 M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference 2015 (AJK2015-FED) (Seoul, Korea).
2015/7/21 T. Shimizu (M2) presented work at 43rd Symposium on Visualization (Tokyo, Japan) and he was awarded Student Best Presentation Award. K. Kamiya (M1), Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) and M. Muto (Ph.D), M. Tsujimori (M1), N. Wada (M1) and Ogino (M1), presented work at art contest in the symposium. Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) and M. Muto (Ph.D) was awarded grand prize.
2015/7/9 Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) presented work at ASME International Technical Conference and Exhibition on Package and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Microsystems and 13th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels (InterPACK/ICNMM) (Sanfransisco, USA).
2016/6/17 Y. Kameya (AP) was selected to recieve Kurata Grants by Kurata Memorial Hitachi Science and Technology Foundation.
2016/6/9 M. Tsujimori (M1) presented work at 7th International Symposium on Microchemistry and Microsystems (Kyoto, Japan).
2016/6/7 C. Ichikawa (M1) and K. Kamiya (M1) presented work at 38th Japan Symposium on Biorheology (Tokyo, Japan).
2016/6/5 T. Hayashi (M1) and T. Aida (M2) presented work at 52nd Symposium on Heat Transfer (Fukuoka, Japan), and T. Aida (M2) was awarded Best Presentation Award.
2015/5/26 A reserach paper entitled "Heat transfer and fluid flow characteristics of impinging jet using combined device with triangular tabs and synthetic jets" was accepted in Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science.
2015/5/20 A textbook "Mechanical Engineering -fundamentals of science and engineering- (written in Japanese)" was published. → Link
2015/4/27 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at Analytix2015 (Nanjing, China).
2015/4/17 A reserach paper entitled "Three-dimensional flow characterization of a square array of multiple circular impinging jets using stereoscopic PIV and heat transfer relation" was accepted in Journal of Visualization.
2015/4/17 M. Motosuke (PI) was introduced in American maganize "Biophotonics (January 2015)."
2015/4/1 Member list was updated.
2015/3/24 A reserach paper entitled "A burst wave-induced plasma actuator for controlling separated flow over a backward-facing step at low Reynolds numbers" was accepted in Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science.
2015/3/19 Commencement ceremony was held. B4 and M2 received their diplomas.
2015/2/26 T. Aida (M1), S. Shimizu (M1) and M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at i2plus 3rd International Symposium on Thermo-fluid Dynamics (TUS, Tokyo).
2015/2/24 S. Asakura, D. Ichimura, T. Iwana, Y. Koide, M. Shishikura, T. Tsukada, Y. Tomiyama, M. Muto, H. Wakayama (all M2) passed the Masiter defence.
2015/2/23 An article of Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) was released in Newsletter of JSME Fluid Engineering Division.→ Link
2015/2/16 S. Amano, C. Ichikawa, W. Ohori, T. Ogino, Y. Kanada, M. Tujimori, T. Hayashi, N. Wada (all B4) passed the Bachelor defence.
2015/2/12 Our reseach was introduced on a TV program "Anthology of Medical Tales from the Past 2." → Link (Japanese)
2014/12/11 M. Motosuke (PI) presented work at 4th European Conference on Microfluidics (Limerick, Ireland).
2014/12/4 S. Asakura (M2) presented work at 30th Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society for Neuroendovascular Therapy (Yokohama).
2014/11/23 Y. Kameya (Assistant Professor) presented work at 35th Japan Symposium Thermophysical Properties (Tokyo Institute of Technology).
2014/11/21 Interview article of our laboratory was introduced in ENGINEER PIT. → Link
2014/11/13 M. Motosuke (PI) was awarded The Golden Award (Asian division) of Educational Award by Edmund Optics.→ Link or Link
2014/11/9 D. Ichimura (M2), T. Aida (M1), and Y. Kanada (B4) presented work at Thermal Engineering Conference (Shibaura Institute of Technology).
2014/11/6 T. Iwana (M2), Y. Koide (M2) presented work at 25th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena (ISTP) (Krabi, Tahiland).
2014/10/27 M. Muto (M2) presented work at 17th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemictry and Life Science (microTAS) (San Antonio, USA).
2014/10/25 Y. Ichikawa (Ph.D) was awarded Fluids Engineering Excellent Presentation Certificate of Merit at Fluid Engineering Conference of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME).
2014/10/22 T. Shimizu (M1),K. Shigeta (M1),D. Sunada (M1) presented work 6th Micro- and Nanoengineering Symposium of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) (Matsue).
2014/10/3 K. Nishiwake (M1) presented work at 30th Conference of Society of Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (CHEMINAS) (Hokkaido University).
2014/9/30 A reserach paper entitled "A study on backward facing step flow in low Reynolds number manipulated by synthetic jets - effect of different jet velocities -" was accepted in Journal of Fluid Science and Technology.
2014/9/15 K. Nishiwake (M1) presented work at Annual Conference of Japan Soceity of Fluid Mechanics (JSME) (Tohoku Univerisity).
2014/9/9 M. Muto (M2) presented work at 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014) (London, UK).
2014/7/31 D. Sunada (M1) presented work 5th International Symposium on Microchemistry and Microsystems (ISMM) (Singapore).
2014/7/22 S. Nishiyama (M1) and Y. Yoshida (M1) presented work at 42nd Symposium of Visualization (Kogakuin University).
2014/7/1 A reserach paper entitled "Simple applications of microparticle transportation by tender optical scattering force" was accepted in Microfluidics and Nanofluidics.
2014/6/26 K. Nishiwake (M1) and Y. Yoshida (M1) presented work at 16th International Symposium on Flow Visualization (ISFV16) (Okinawa).
2014/6/3 S. Adakura (M2) presented 11th International Interdisciplinary cerebrovascular Symposium (ICS) (Zurich, Switzerland).
2014/5/21 T. Iwana (M2) and M. Muto (M2) presented work at 51st National Heat Transfer Symposium (Hamamatsu).
2014/4/26 M. Motosuke (PI) presented an invited talk at Analytix2014 (Dalian, China).
2014/4/1 Dr. Y. Kameya joined our group as Assistant Professor.