Molecular design of Heterogeneous Catalysts and Application to Sustainable Catalytic Reactions

Keywords of research: biomass conversion, transformation of cellulose, mesoporous silica, ethylene oxidation

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News & Topics

  • 2019.8.19
    A paper for collaborative work with Ehime University has been published in Chemistry - A European Journal.
  • 2019.7.25
    A paper authored by Mr. Yang et al. has been published in Fuel Processing technology.
  • 2019.7.17
    A paper for collaborative work with Catalysis Theory Research Division has been published in Mol. Catal.
  • 2019.6.18
    Dr. Padovan has joined our lab as a postdoctral fellow.
  • 2019.5.29
    A paper for collaborative work with Catalysis Theory Research Division has been published in J. Phys. Chem. C.
  • 2019.4.25
    A paper authored by Ms. Chen et al. has been published in ChemSusChem.
  • 2019.4.4
    A paper authored by Dr. Kim et al. has been published in ACS Catalysis.
  • 2019.4.1
    Mr. Palai, Yayati Naresh has joined our lab as a PhD student.
  • 2019.2.1
    Dr. Etty has joined our lab as a postdoctral fellow.
  • 2019.1.25
    A paper authored by Dr. Yabushita et al. has been published in ACS Catalysis.
  • 2018.1.24
    Junior students, Mr. Endo and Mr. Suzuki, have joined our lab.
  • 2018.12.21
    Our recent paper published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. has been highlighted by Hokkaido University Times (issue 8, page 9)
  • 2018.12.4
    A paper for collaborative work with Toyama Prefectural University and DENSO Corporation has been published in Polymer Journal.
  • 2018.11.21
    Our recent paper published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. has been highlighted by Azom.com, Long Room, Chem Info, Phys.org, Nanowerk, Asia Research News, BIO-BASED WORLD NEWS, New Food Magazine, Polyestertime, Biofuels Digest, and Bio-Based Economy
  • 2018.10.1
    Mr. S.K. Nazmul has joined our lab as a PhD student.
  • 2018.10.1
    Dr. Satter was appointed as a postdoctral fellow.
  • 2018.8.20
    A paper for collaborative work with Tokyo Tech, ICU, and AIST has been published in ChemCatChem.
  • 2018.8.10
    A paper authored by Mr. Techikawara et al. has been published in ACS Sustainable Chemsitry & Engineering.
  • 2018.8.6
    A paper authored by Ms. Sattar et al. has been published in ACS Sustainable Chemsitry & Engineering.
  • 2018.8.1
    A paper authored by Dr. Hou et al. has been published in Communications Chemistry.
  • 2018.7.28
    We enjoyed a party to celebrate 60th birthday of Prof. Fukuoka. (photos)
  • 2018.7.5
    A paper for collaborative work with Technische Universiteit Eindhoven has been published in ChemCatChem.
  • 2018.7.1
    Dr. Yang has joined our lab as a postdoctral fellow.
  • 2018.5.29
    A paper for collaborative work with IICT has been published in Sustainable Energy & Fuels.
  • 2018.5.25
    A paper for collaborative work with Tokyo Tech groups has been published in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.
  • 2018.5.23
    A paper authored by Ms. Satter et al. has been accepted in Chemistry Letters.
  • 2018.5.15
    A paper authored by Dr. Kim et al. has been published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.
  • 2018.4.2
    Dr. Sagawa has joined our lab as a postdoctral fellow.
  • 2018.3.1
    A paper on collaborative work with NIMS, Univ. of Tsukuba, Tokyo Univ. of Technology, Nogoya Institute of Technology has been published in ACS Nano.
  • 2018.2.19
    Ms. Matsushima has joined our lab as a technical assistant.
  • 2018.2.15
    An accounts article authored by Dr. Shrotri et al. has been published in Accounts of Chemical Research.
  • 2018.1.26
    Junior students, Mr. Kato and Mr. Yakuwa, have joined our lab.
  • 2018.1.18
    A paper authored by Dr. Gupta et al. has been published in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.
  • 2018.1.12
    An award account authored by Dr. Kobayashi and Prof. Fukuoka has been highlighted on the back cover of BCSJ.
  • 2017.11.24
    A paper authored by Dr. Nakajima et al. has been published in ACS Catalysis.
  • 2017.11.22
    A paper authored by Dr. Shrotri et al. has been published in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.
  • 2017.11.14
    A paper authored by Dr. Hou et al. has been published in Catalysis Science & Technology.
  • 2017.10.22
    An Award Account authored by Dr. Kobayashi and Prof. Fukuoka has been published in Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan.
  • 2017.10.4
    Ms. Chen has joined in our group as a doctral student.
  • 2017.8.27-8.31
    Dr. Nakajima, Dr. Kobayashi, Dr. Shrotri, Dr. Kim, and Mr. Techikawara had presentations in EuropaCat 2017, held in Florence, Italy.
  • 2017.7.20
    A paper authored by Dr. Kobayashi and Prof. Fukuoka has been published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C.
  • 2017.6.29
    Our recent paper published in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research has been selected as a highlight and its TOC graphic has been featured on the cover (LINK).
  • 2017.6.14
    A paper authored by Ms. Yokoyama et al. has been published in ACS Catalysis.
  • 2017.6.7
    A paper authored by Dr. Kobayashi et al. has been published in Green Chemistry.
  • 2017.5.31
    A paper authored by Dr. Yabushita et al. has been published in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, which is a collaborative work of Hokkaido University, University of California, Berkeley, and Northwestern University.
  • 2017.4.10
    Dr. Hirayama has joined our group.
  • 2017.4.6
    Prof. Fukuoka wrote Preface for special column for 16th ICC Pre-symposium in Chinese Journal of Catalysis.
  • 2017.4.6
    A paper authored by Dr. Kobayashi et al. has been published in special column for 16th ICC Pre-symposium in Chinese Journal of Catalysis.
  • 2017.4.6
    A paper authored by Dr. Yabushita et al. has been published in Langmuir, which is a collaborative work of Hokkaido University, University of California, Berkeley, and Northwestern University.
  • 2017.4.6
    A paper authored by Dr. Ishito et al. has been published in Catalysis Today.
  • 2017.4.6
    A paper authored by Dr. Gupta et al. has been published in ACS Catalysis.
  • 2017.4.1
    Mr. Yang has joined our group.
  • 2017.2.9
    Prof. Fukuoka has been recognised as an Outstanding Reviewer for Chemical Science.(link
  • 2017.1.31
    Dr. Fukuoka and Dr. Nakajima received Hokkaido University President's Award for Outstanding Research award.
  • 2017.1.26
    Two junior students have joined in our group.
  • 2017.1.26
    Dr. Shrotri received Best Oral Presentation Award in APCAT-7.
  • 2017.1.17
    Dr. Kobayashi won the Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists.
  • 2016.9.22
    Our recent paper published in Chem. Commun. has been highlighted by C&EN.
  • 2016.9.14
    A paper authored by Dr. Yabushita et al. has been published in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, which is a collaborative work with Prof. Katz, University of California, Berkeley.
  • 2016.9.5
    A paper authored by Dr. Yabushita et al. has been published in Chemical Communications, which is a collaborative work of Hokkaido University, University of California, Berkeley, and Northwestern University.
  • 2016.6.16
    Dr. Mahardiani has joined our group as a postdoctral fellow.
  • 2016.6.16
    Dr. Shrotri was appointed as an assistant professor.
  • 2016.6.14
    A perspective paper authored by Dr. Kobayashi has been published in Catalysts and Catalysis, and it has been selected as the best paper in the section of above 30 years old.
  • 2016.5.4
    A paper authored by Dr. Yabushita et al. has been published in Chemical Communications.
  • 2016.5.2
    Dr. Hou and Dr. Gupta have joined our group as postdoctral fellows.
  • 2016.4.27
    A paper authored by Dr. Shrotri et al. has been published in ChemSusChem.
  • 2016.2.19
    A paper authored by Dr. Shrotri et al. has been published in ChemCatChem.
  • 2016.2.3
    Dr. Kobayashi won the Hokkaido University President's Award for Outstanding Research, Encouraging Award.