News

2020

Mr. Issei Aibara, PhD student of the University of Tokushima, stayed and extended collaboration research for about 6 months for July 2019 - March 2020.
2020 Hsinchu Joint Seminar of NCTU, NYMU, and NAIST was held (Closing remarks by Prof. Masuhara)(Program)

Dr. Roger Bresoli Obach of KU Leuven has joined our lab. He is extending his research here as a visiting assistant research fellow for two and a half months.

2019

The 40rd anniversary volume of College of Science, National Chiao Tung University published (2019)

PDF (P111, 114, 115)


The message of Prof. Masuhara on "Research Culture of Institute of Molecular Science, Japan
PDF (Japanese / Chinese)


The 3rd workshop COODy-Nano was held in Kobe, Japan (Nov. 15, 2019)


Workshop on Optical Force Science was held in Awaji, Japan (Nov. 10-11, 2019)


Prof. Masuhara received an Honorary Membership of the Japan Society for Molecular Science (Sept. 17, 2019)


Dr. Tetsuhiro Kudo was given the Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan


Mr. Jia-Syun Lu obtained his master degree! Thesis title: Trapping Light Scattering and Propagation Leading to Dynamic Alignment of Microparticles at Solution Surface: Pistol-Like Ejection and Necklace-Like Pattern (2019)


Dr. Wei-Yi Chiang started his postdoctral fellow at Rice Universuty in Houston, USA in July, 2019.


Mr. Chih-Hao Huang stayed and extended collaboration reserach in KU Leuven, Belgium in July - August, 2019.
Mr. Abdullah KAMIT stayed and extended collaboration reserach in KU Leuven, Belgium from in July, 2019.
Mr. Jia-Syun Lu stayed and extended collaboration reserach in KU Leuven, Belgium in May - June, 2019.
Ms. Siti Lailatul Noramalina Awg Zulmajdi from Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei stayed a few days and did experiment in June, 2019.
Mr. Mayank Bhasin and Ms. Yang Xu from The University of Melbourne, Australia stayed a few days and did experiment in June, 2019.

We had The 8th Hsinchu Summer Course and Workshop, Single Molecule/Nanoparticle Spectroscopy and Imaging.(June 2019)



2nd Workshop on "Collective Optofluidic Dynamics of Nanopaticles (COODy-Nano)" was held in Leuven, Belgium (May. 30, 2019)


Dr. Wei-Yi Chiang extended his research at UCTU as a postdoctral fellow from February to July, 2019.

"Taiwan - Japan freindship built by Optical manipulation Studies"

PDF (Japanese / Chinese)


2018

Dr. T. -H. Liu was promoted Assistant Professor of Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan.



Mr. Chih-Hao Huang stayed and extended collaboration reserach in KU Leuven, Belgium in August - October, 2018.

We had The 7th Hsinchu Summer Course and Workshop, Single Molecule/Nanoparticle Spectroscopy and Imaging.(June 2018)



Mr. Jui-Kai CHEN obtained his master degree! Thesis title: Assembling of nm-sized matters and accompanied bubble generation by intense laser irradiation (2018)


Mr. Ching-Hsiang TSENG obtained his master degree! Thesis title: Laser trapping-induced periodic structure in colloidal assembly triggering horn formation (2018)


2017

Dr. Kudo had a invited talk at Osaka University (Dec. 2017)



Takatsuki High School students visited our laboratory. (Nov. 2017)



Dr. W.-Y. Chiang obtained Dual Ph.D. degrees (NCTU and KULuven, Belgium)! Thesis title:Nanoscale Material dynamics and manipulation under confined optical field (Nov. 2017)



Mr. S.-J. Yang obtained his master degree! Thesis title: Gold nanoparticle assembly formation with directional extension outside the focus induced by cooperative optical trapping, scattering and interference (October 2017)


Mr. C.-L. Wu obtained his master degree! Thesis title: A single enormously spreading assembly of polystyrene nanoparticles formed by solution surface laser trapping (Augest 2017)


Dr. T.-H. Liu started his postdoctral fellow at Osaka University.(Oct. 2017)


Ms. C.-J. Chang obtained her master degree! Thesis title:Fluorescence analysis on laser trapping-induced amyloid fibril formation of cytochrome c


Dr. T.-H. Liu obtained his Ph.D. degree! Thesis title: Femtosecond Laser Study on Biomolecular Nucleation and Nanoparticle Trapping


We had The 6th Hsinchu Summer Course and Workshop, Single Molecule/Nanoparticle Spectroscopy and Imaging.(July 2017)



Masuhara was awarded The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, The emperor of Japan. (April 2017)



Our paper was highlighted at Advances in ENGINEERING



2015

・Dr. Kazunori Okano moved to Nara Institute of Science and Technology. (31/12/2015)

・Mr. Junhyung Lee in Chiba University stays in our lab for two month. (1/12/2015)

・Mr. Ryo Kihara in Ehime University stays in our lab for one month. (2/11/2015)

・Dr. Masayasu Muramatsu moved to Osaka University as an assistant professor. (2/11/2015)

・Dr. Teruki Sugiyama joined us as an associate professor. (1/8/2015)

・Ms. Wakana Nishiyama in Yamagata University stays in our lab for two months under the support of Summer Program of Interchange Association. (1/8/2015)

・Dr. Yugo Hayashi (NAIST) stays in our lab as a Visiting Researcher for 3 months. (1/6/2015)

・Dr. Morihiko Hamada joined our lab as a Visiting Assistant Researcher (JSPS Research Fellow (PD)). (8/4/2015)

・Dr. Kudo won the Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists at Tokyo, Japan (Feb. 4, 2015). Congratulations! (9/2/2015)
Title of PhD thesis "Resonant optical trapping and manipulation of nano-objects based on nonlinear optical response"
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This award is presented to young scientists (less than 37 years old) who have written the excellent PhD thesis in the past three years in the filed of science, medicine, pharmacology, engineering, agriculture, and etc.

・We organized 2nd NCTU-NAIST-ITRC Joint Workshop on Laser Bio/Nano Science on Jan. 27th. (28/1/2015)

・Ms. Chen-Lien Hsu won the poster award in 2015 Spring Symposium of Photochemistry Association in Taiwan (Jan. 23-24, Kaohsiung). Congraturations!! (26/1/2015)

2014

・Mr. Mizuki Sato in Yamagata University stays in our lab for two months under the support of Summer Program of Interchange Association. (1/8/2014)

・Ms. Jing-Ru Tu won the best presentation award in Joint Congress of ACTS-2014&CGOM11 (June 17-20, Nara). Congratulations!! (16/7/2014)

・Prof. Atsushi Miura moved to Hokkaido University as an associate professor. (1/5/2014)

・Dr. Tetsuhiro Kudo joined our lab as a Visiting Assistant Researcher (JSPS Research Fellow (PD)). (1/4/2014)

・Mr. Shimpei Nishimura in Saitama University joined our lab as an exchange student. (17/2/2014)

・We organized NCTU-NAIST-ITRC Joint Workshop on Laser Bio/Nano Science on Jan. 25th. (25/1/2014)

2013

・We went hiking in "Eighteen Peaks Mountain". (26/10/2013)

・The paper was selected for ACS "Live Slides". (10/2013)

・The paper was published on the back cover of Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. (08/2013)

・The paper was published on the cover of Science Progress. (08/2013)

・Dr. Anwar Usman moved to King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. (06/2013)

・Dr. Masayasu Muramatsu joined our laboratory as a Visiting Assistant Researcher (JSPS Research Fellow (PD)). (04/2013)

2012

・We had one day trip to Yingge famous for pottery and ceramics. (19/05/2012)



・Dr. Takayuki Uwada, Assistan Research Fellow, moved to Josai Univeristy, Japan, as an assistant professor. (02/04/2012)

・Shun-Fa Wang won a best poster award in "2012 Spring Symposium of Photochemistry Association in Taiwan"! (02/03/2012)


Poster award with Shun-Fa, and his superviser Dr. Uwada

2011

・A new student, Chi-Shiun Wu, joined to our lab! (28/07/2011)

・Prof. Minoru Kato (Ritsumeikai University, Japan) visited our lab and gave a seminar entitles as "Understanding of pressure denaturation of proteins; An approach from model peptides". (8/7/2011)

・A new posdoc, Ken-ichi Yuyama, joined to our lab! (01/04/2011)

・Prof. Hitoshi Watarai (Osaka University, Japan) visited our lab and gave a seminar entitles as "Novel application of magnetic fields in micro-analytical chemistry". (7/3/2011) 

2010

・At the 90th annual meeting of Chemical Society of Japan(CSJ), Prof. Masuhara was awarded CSJ fellow. This fellow system has been established to celebrate his significant efforts for research, education, or industry in chemistry of Japan. Prof. Masuhara is one of the 3rd generation of this fellow system.



(3/4/2010)

・On 25th of Jan., Prof. Masa-aki Haga and Mr. Sho Fujii, from Chuo university in Japan, visited our lab and Prof. Haga gave a seminar in Dep. of Appl. Chem. Mr. Fujii will stay here for two weeks and will do our collaborative works.

Prof. Masa-aki Haga "Manipulation and Immobilization of Single DNA and Nanoparticles at Laser Focal Point on Au Surface and Its Application"


(26/1/2010)

2009

・The 1st NCTU-NAIST workshop on "Molecular/ Nano Science" has successfully finished.


(15/11/2009)

・On , three Drs. from AIST in Takamatsu, Dr. Mitsuru ISHIKAWA, Dr. Tamitake ITOH and Dr. VIJU visited our laboratory and gave presentations in the lecuture of "Laser Bio/Nano Science".

Dr. Mitsuru ISHIKAWA "Enhancement of fluorescence detection using one-dimensional photonic crystal structures"
Dr. Tamitake ITOH "Experimental elucidation of twofold electromagnetic enhancement theory for ultra-sensitive surface enhanced spectroscopy"
Dr. Vasudevan Biju"Bioconjugated quantum dots for probing biophysical dynamics in living cells "


(左:Dr. ISHIKAWA、右:Dr. ITOH)

(Dr. BIJU)
(13/10/2009)

・From this semester, I-Chun Lee (Research assistant), Ping-Yu Hee, Jing-Ru Tu (PhD course student), and Tung-Han Liu (Master course student) have joined to our lab.
(1/9/2009)

・Mr. Ryoya Shiraishi (Tokushima Univ., supervised by Prof. Shuichi Hashimoto) visited our lab and did experiments for a week.


Mr. Shiraishi with Dr. Uwada, in front of the city god temple.
(22/8/2009)

・In The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Hiroshi Masuhara Festschrift is just published. Many colleagues and collaborators of Prof. Masuhara wrote articles for this special issue.


cover art of Hiroshi Masuhara Festschrift (designed by T. Uwada)
(02/7/2009)

・Dr. Anwer Usman has joined our lab as a postdoctral fellow.
(19/6/2009)

・On April 29th, Prof. Hiroyuki Sugimura (Kyoto Univ.), Prof. Syoji Ito, and Prof. Takahiro Kaji (Osaka Univ.) visited our laboratory and gave presentations in the lecuture of "Laser Bio/Nano Science". The titles of the three presentation is shown below.

Prof. Hiroyuki Sugimura "VUV Microfabrication - Photopatterning of organic materials using vacuum ultra-violet light"
Prof. Syoji Ito "Evaluation of nanoscale heterogeneity in thin film materials with wide-field single molecule fluorescence microscopy"
Prof. Takahiro Kaji "Conformational fluctuation of DNA chains on time scales from ns to ms revealed by single-molecule photon statistics"


(letf; Prof. Sugimura, right; Prof. Ito)

(Prof. Kaji)
(14/5/2009)

・We held a party in celebration of Prof. Masuhara being awarded The Medal with Purple Ribbon on Jan. 11th at New Okura Hotel Osaka. At the party, Prof. Y. P. Lee gave a speach and a plaque to Prof. Masuhara. (22/01/2009)


2008

・Prof. Masuhara reported his receiving awards "Outstanding Scholarship" and "The Medal with Purple Ribbon" to the president of NCTU. And they exchanged their opinions toward one of the top universities in the world. (15/11/2008)


・Prof. Masuhara was awarded "Outstanding Scholarship" by Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship, Taiwan. (10/11/2008)
link to NCTU news

・Prof. Masuhara was awarded "The Medal with Purple Ribbon" by Government of Japan, which recoginized his achievements of "Laser Nano Science" studies. (03/11/2008)
link to NCTU news

・Laser Bio/Nano Laboratory started our activity from this April. We will welcome every student, pos-doc, and professor to vist our lab. Please come to room 121-1 in Science bild. 1st. (01/11/2008)



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