US-Japan Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials Workshop

Location: Center for Law and Justice, 123 Washington Street, Room 070, Newark Campus

This 10th US-Japan Hybrid Materials workshop takes place from June 17-21st on the Newark campus of Rutgers University. Co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the Army Research Office, and numerous corporations, over 30 world-renowned invited speakers will discuss topics at the frontier of organic/inorganic hybrid materials research in sessions dedicated to “New Synthetic Approaches”, “Conjugated Hybrid Materials”, “Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites”, “Self-Assembly”, “Optoelectronic Applications”, and “Biomedical-Related Applications”. A joint poster session and exhibit will provide further opportunities for casual interactions and nurture new collaborative endeavors.


Tentative Conference Schedule:

Sunday (June 17): Registration, Welcome Reception

Monday-Wednesday (June 18-20): Technical Sessions

Monday Evening (June 18): Poster Session

Wednesday Evening (June 20): Conference Banquet

Thursday (June 21): Optional Excursion

Confirmed Speakers:

Harry Allcock  (Penn State University)
Yoshiki Chujo  (Kyoto University)
Syuji Fujii  (Osaka Institute of Technology)
Joe Gilroy  (Western University, Canada)
Takahiro Gunji  (Tokyo University of Science)
Frieder Jaekle  (Rutgers University)
Yoshiro Kaneko  (Kagoshima University)
Rebekka Klausen (Johns Hopkins University)
Masashi Kunitake  (Kumamoto University)
Hilmar Koerner  (Air Force Research Labs)
Rick Laine (University of Michigan)
KiBum Lee (Rutgers University)
Christine Luscombe  (Washington University)
Kimihiro Matsukawa (Kyoto Institute of Technol.)
Kris Matyjaszewski  (Carnegie Mellon University)
Kensuke Naka  (Kyoto Institute of Technology)
Kevin Noonan  (Carnegie Mellon)

Dawanne Poree   (US Army Research Office)
Jeff Pyun  (University of Arizona)
Yang Qin  (University of New Mexico)
Joji Ohshita  (Hiroshima University)
Ayako Oyane (AIST)
Stuart Rowan  (University of Chicago)
Manabu Shimada (AIST)
Atsushi Shimojima  (Waseda University)
Yoshiyuki Sugahara  (Waseda University)
Kazuo Tanaka  (Kyoto University)
Chuanbing Tang  (University of South Carolina)
Ikuyoshi Tomita  (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Seiji Watase  (Osaka Research Institute)
Marcus Weck  (New York University)
Uli Wiesner  (Cornell University)
Ken Wynne  (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Yoshihiro Uozo  (Mitsubishi Chemical) 

Sponsorship: We welcome sponsorship of student participants/scientific sessions/social events. If your company or organization is interested in sponsoring this event please contact the organizer (

Exhibition: The conference will provide opportunities for exhibitions of commercial products or promotional materials. If your company or organization is interested in this opportunity please contact the organizer (


For more info, contact Lisa Condobery,, 973-353-1537

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