National Institute for Materials Science
Friday, September 21, 2018
WPI-MANA Auditorium, NIMS, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, Japan
The American Chemical Society’s premier outreach program, ACS on Campus, will be coming to National Institute for Materials Science on September 21! Join us for an exciting day of publishing talks, career tips, and the latest ACS Resources you can use to grow your career. Network with local professionals and your peers and make lasting connections over networking breaks.
You’ll hear from Prof. Françoise M. Winnik the Editor-in-Chief of Langmuir, Dr. Katsuhiko Ariga, Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Chemistry of Materials; Dr. Masakazu Aono, Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Nano; Prof. Ken-ichi Sakai, Junior Associate Professor, Tokyo University of Science; Prof. Atsushi Takahara, Senior Editor, Langmuir; Prof. Syuji Fujii Editorial Advisory Board, Langmuir; and Prof. Shin-ichi Yusa, Editorial Advisory Board, Langmuir.
The event is FREE and open to all students studying the sciences-not just chemistry! You do not have to be a student of National Institute for Materials Science to attend.
Scientific Lectures by Dr. Masakazu Aono and Prof. Ken-ichi Sakai
How to Get Published: Top Ten Tips for a Successful Submission
Peer Review: How, Why and What Not to Do
Copyright and Ethics
Q&A, Closing Remarks
Françoise M. Winnik, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Finland Principal Investigator, I Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science Tsukuba, Japan
Françoise M. Winnik is a professor in the department of chemistry of the university of Helsinki (Finland) and a principal investigator of the Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) of the National Institute for Materials Science in Tsukuba (Japan). Winnik earned a chemical engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Mulhouse (France) and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto (Canada). She worked as a research scientist at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (Mississauga, Canada) for 12 years, before joining the departments of chemistry and physics of McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada) as an associate professor. From 2000 to 2018, she was a professor in the department of chemistry and Faculty of pharmacy of the University of Montreal, (Montreal, Quebec, Canada).
Katsuhiko Ariga, Ph.D.
Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces & Chemistry of Materials
Director, Supermolecules Group, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Dr. Katsuhiko Ariga received his PhD degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1990. After working as an assistant professor in the Tokyo Institute of Technology, a postdoctoral fellow at University of Texas in Austin, a group leader of the JST Supermolecules project and the Aida Nanospace project, and an associate professor of the Nara Institute of Science and Technology, he joined to the National Institute for Materials Science in 2004. He is currently the leader of the Supermolecules Group and principal investigator of the World Premier International Research Centre for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, NIMS. He is also appointed as a professor of The University of Tokyo. As activities in American Chemical Society, he is currently the editorial board member of Chemistry of Materials and ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
Kenichi Sakai, Ph.D.
Junior Associate Professor, Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Tokyo University of Science
Prof. Kenichi Sakai is now a junior associate professor at Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science. He got his Ph.D. degree in 2004 at TUS. Then he worked with Prof. Simon Biggs at University of Leeds (UK) as a postdoctoral research fellow. He joined the research group of Prof. Masahiko Abe and Prof. Hideki Sakai at TUS from 2007. He got several prizes including Coating Society International (CSI) Medallion, Research Prizes for Young Scientists from Japan Oil Chemists Society (JOCS), and from Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry in the Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ). His research interest is colloid and interface science, in particular, surfactant chemistry, emulsion and α-gel formulation, and adsorption characteristics at solid/liquid interfaces.
Syuji Fujii, Ph.D.
Editorial Advisory Board, Langmuir
Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Osaka Institute of Technology
Prof. Syuji Fujii graduated from Kobe University (Ph.D. 2003). His postdoctoral studies were carried out at University of Sussex (UK) from 2003 to 2004 and at University of Sheffield (UK) from 2004 to 2006. He joined Osaka Institute of Technology as a Lecturer in 2006 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2013 and Professor in 2017. His major research interests focus on synthetic polymer chemistry, design and characterization of polymer-based particles, biomimetics, and particle-stabilized soft dispersed systems including emulsions, foams, liquid marbles and dry liquids. As activities in American Chemical Society, he is currently the editorial advisory board member of Langmuir.
Shin-ichi Yusa, Ph.D.
Editorial Advisory Board, Langmuir
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Hyogo
Prof. Shin-ichi Yusa is a native of Japan and received B.S. (1993) and M.S. (1995) degrees in polymer chemistry from Osaka University under the direction of Professors Mikiharu Kamachi and Yotaro Morishima. He received a Ph.D. from Osaka University (2000) for a thesis entitled: “Synthesis of cholesterol bearing polymers and their self-assembling properties.” He joined Himeji Institute of Technology as an assistant professor in 1997. He became associate professor of University of Hyogo (2008). His research interests are in controlled radical polymerization and characterization of water-soluble polymers. He is currently on the Associate Editor of Polymers (MDPI) and the Editorial Advisory Board of Langmuir (ACS).
Masakazu Aono, Ph.D.
Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Nano
Executive Advisor, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Dr. Aono obtained his doctoral degree in engineering from the University Tokyo (1972) and was subsequently a research scientist at National Institute for Research in Inorganic Materials (NIRIM) (1972-1986); during that period, he spent two years in USA (1978-1980) as a visiting professor at University of Wisconsin and concurrently as a visiting researcher of IBM Watson Research Center. After that, he became a chief scientist at Institute for Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) and organized Surface and Interface Laboratory (1986-2002). Then he moved to Nanomaterials Laboratories (NML) in NIMS (2002-2006) as its director; concurrently, he was a professor of atomic precision engineering at Osaka University (1996-2005). In 2007, he founded MANA in NIMS and served as its director until 2017. He is now an executive advisor of MANA.
Atsushi Takahara, Ph.D.
Senior Editor, Langmuir
Professor, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University
Prof. Atsushi Takahara earned his D.Eng. (1983) in the field of polymer science. Since 1999, he is a full professor of Kyushu University. He is a senior editor of Langmuir and EAB member of several international journals. From 2005 to 2008 and 2011-2017, he was a member of Science Council of Japan. He was a president of Society of Polymer Science (2014-2016). At present, he is a president of Materials Research Society, Japan (2017-2019). He has published more than 540 peer-reviewed papers. His research interests are focused on advanced soft materials such as polymer ultrathin films, polymer nanocomposites, and novel tough polymers.