Region of Research

This department focuses on developments of new materials and their processing technologies that contribute to the life-innovation, aiming to realize a sustainable and healthy society from the viewpoint of advanced process science. In particular, we will develop functional materials including magnetorheological fluids that have human-friendly power transmission for next-generation rehabilitation robots. In addition, we will explore processing methods for the life-innovation materials, based on nanostructural controls of various joint configurations including solid-liquid interfaces.

Current Research Subjects

  1. Development of functional materials with reversible joining and their application into human-friendly robots
  2. Development of soft processing technology for nanomaterials


Nanoparticle-dispersed magnetorheological fluid whose rheological properties reversibly change according to magnetic field


Direct writing of nanoparticles-dispersed gel inks

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