Technical Program of Symposium

October 10 (Thursday), 2019
8:30 am – 8:40 am
Opening Speech: Professor Isao Kimpara, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Professor Emeritus of University of Tokyo

Session 1: Bioinpired material designs (8:40 am-10:45 am)
Presider: Prof. Yuji Sutou, Tohoku University
8:40 am – 9:15 am (Invited)
Shûhei Nomura, National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan
Horned beetle as a model insect for bio-inspired engineering

9:15 am – 9:50 am (Invited)
Makoto Mizunami, Hokkaido University, Japan
The design of memory systems in insects: Do they differ from that in mammals?

9:50 am – 10:25 am (Invited)
Yozo Mikata, Fluor, USA
Large deformation in nano and biological systems

10:25 am – 10:45 am
Michio Natori, JAXA, Japan
Applications of Some Bioinspired Concepts to Space Structures Engineering

Coffee/tea break (10:45 am – 10:55 am, 10 min)

Session 2: Design of micro-nano-robotics -part 1- (10:55 am – 12:05 pm)
Presider: Prof. Yuji Sutou, Tohoku University
10:55 am – 11:30 am (Invited)
Sylvain Martel, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
Artificial versus natural nanorobotic agents to target tumor hypoxic cells

11:30 am – 12:05 pm (Invited)
Fumihito Arai, Nagoya University, Japan
Design of micro-robotic systems

Lunch break (12:05 pm – 1:05 pm, 60 min)

Session 2: Design of micro-nano-robotics -part 2- (1:05 pm – 2:20 pm)
Presider: Prof. Yuji Sutou, Tohoku University
1:05 pm – 1:40 pm (Invited)
Masahiro Takinoue, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
DNA microcapsules for cell-like molecular robots based on soft matter biophysics

1:40 pm – 2:00 pm
Cerwyn Chiew, University of Washington, USA
Nanohelix FePd ferromagnetic shape memory alloy (FSMA) nanorobots under applied magnetic field for the purpose of mechanically inducing cancer cell death

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm
Yuki Takayama, University of Hyogo, Japan
X-ray lensless nano-imaging toward investigation of nanostructured materials and device

Coffee/tea break (2:20 pm – 2:30 pm, 10 min)

Session 3: Shape memory alloys for new applications –part 1- (2:30 pm – 4:15 pm)
Presider: Prof. Yuji Sutou, Tohoku University
2:30 pm – 3:05 pm (Invited)
Koichi Tsuchiya, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan
Transformation-induced plasticity and shape memory effect in fcc high-entropy alloys

3:05 pm – 3:40 pm (Invited)
Hideki Hosoda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Ti based shape memory alloys - from fundamentals to latest topics-

3:40 pm – 4:15 pm (Invited)
Hiroyuki Kato, Hokkaido University, Japan
Large deformation of shape memory alloy helical coil

Coffee/tea break (4:15 pm – 4:25 pm, 10 min)

Session 3: Shape memory alloys for new applications –part 2- (4:25 pm – 6:15 pm)
Presider: Prof. Hiroyuki Kato, Hokkaido University
4:25 pm – 5:00 pm (Invited)
Ryosuke Kainuma, Tohoku University, Japan
Abnormal grain growth and elastocaloric properties in Cu-Al-Mn superelastic Alloy

5:00 pm – 5:35 pm (Invited)
Yuji Sutou, Tohoku University, Japan
Shape memory magnesium alloy

5:35 pm – 5:55 pm
Tokujiro Yamamoto, Utsunomiya University, Japan
Local structures near β-stabilizing elements in Ti alloys

5:55 pm – 6:15 pm
Tadashige Ikeda, Chubu University, Japan
Concept of (2.5+1)D design of morphing structure composed of CFRP with shape memory alloy fibers

October 11 (Friday), 2019
Session 4: Hierarchical modeling of composites (8:30 am – 10:55 am)
Presider: Dr. Yozo Mikata, Fluor
8:30 am – 9:05 am (Invited)
Hans Lilholt, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Wind turbine blades, design and materials for very large blades (up to 100 m)

9:05 am – 9:40 am (Invited)
Takashi Ishikawa, Nagoya University, Japan
Introduction of Discontinuous Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic (CFRTP) Development Project for Automotive Applications

9:40 am – 10:15 am (Invited)
Tsuyoshi Ozaki, SAMPE-Japan, Japan
Design of composite structures for space satellites

10:15 am – 10:35 am
Shinji Muraishi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Eshelby tensor of helical inclusion

10:35 am – 10:55 am
Takahiro Kunimine, Kanazawa University, Japan
Controlling the microstructure and properties of compositionally graded metal-matrix composites by laser directed energy deposition

Coffee/tea break (10:55 am – 11:05 am, 10 min)

Session 5: Scalable processing of nanomaterial with higher yield (11:05 am – 12:35 pm)
Presider: Mutsumi Kimura, Shinshu University
11:05 am – 11:40 am (Invited)
Martin L. Dunn, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Data-driven design and additive manufacture of active materials and components

11:40 am – 12:15 pm (Invited)
Nancy Sottos, University of Ilinois, USA
New strategies for manufacturing multifunctional composites

12:15 pm – 12:35 pm
Satoshi Yamamoto, University of Washington, USA
High yield processing of FePd nanohelices

Lunch break (12:35 pm – 1:35 pm, 60 min)

Session 6: Active and sensing materials (1:35 pm – 3:45 pm)
Presider: Prof. Koichi Tsuchiya, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1:35 pm – 2:10 pm (Invited)
Kevin Kadooka, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
Novel dielectric elastomer actuators and sensors: Modeling, processing, and characterization

2:10 pm – 2:45 pm (Invited)
Toshihiro Hirai, Shinshu University, Japan
Smart functions of polymer gels - Origin of the smartness -

2:45 pm – 3:05 pm
Rei Furukawa, University of Electro-Communications Tokyo, Japan
Doped organic optical fibers for strain Sensing

3:05 pm – 3:25 pm
Henriette Probst, TU Dresden, Germany
Fiber-based actuator approaches for smart textile structures

3:25 pm – 3:45 pm
Kentaro Takagi, Nagoya University, Japan
A recent study on simplification of a multi-physics model of IPMC sensors

Coffee/tea break (3:45 pm – 3:55 pm, 10 min)

Session 7: Energy-harvesting/store materials (3:55 pm – 6:05 pm)
Presider: Toshihiro Hirai, Shinshu University
3:55 pm – 4:30 pm (Invited)
Nobuyuki Zettsu, Shinshu University, Japan
Heteroanionic surface as a new strategic approach for mitigating the side-reactions at electrolyte interface in lithium ion batteries

4:30 pm – 5:05 pm (Invited)
Mutsumi Kimura, Shinshu University, Japan
Design of highly efficient light harvesting materials

5:05 pm – 5:25 pm
Eri Amasawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
Life cycle assessment of organic LED display

5:25 pm – 5:45 pm
Jin Wang, Jiangsu TransUniverse Energy Co.Ltd., China
Grid-scale energy storage system- the last milestone for Green Energy Revolution

5:45 pm – 6:05 pm
Hee Seok Kim, University of South Alabama, USA
Waste heat recovery system by thermoelectrics

* Only the name of the speaker is listed in this technical program.

Cocktail hour and Dinner at Agnes hotel (6:30 pm – 9:00 pm)
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cocktail hour
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Sit-down dinner

Slide show is planned , which covers short summary of Prof. Taya interactions of alumni of Northwestern University, University of Delaware, University of Washington, Tohoku University times.