School personnel information


Matsunaga Daiki


fluid mechanics, biomechanics, soft matter physics

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  • 2018.08.01 - , Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Assistant Professor

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Tohoku University Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Graduated Bachelor (Engineering) 2011.03
Tohoku University Graduate School, Division of Engineering Department of Bioengineering and Robotics Completed Master (Engineering) 2013.03
Tohoku University Graduate School, Division of Engineering Department of Bioengineering and Robotics Completed PhD (Engineering) 2016.03

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Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 2014.04 - 2016.03
Postdoctoral research assistant, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford 2016.04 - 2018.07

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  • Controlling collective rotational patterns of magnetic rotors., Daiki Matsunaga, Joshua K. Hamilton, Fanlong Meng, Nick Bukin, Elizabeth L. Martin, Feodor Y. Ogrin, Julia M. Yeomans, Ramin Golestanian, Nature communications,10(1) 4696, 2019.10, Papers

  • Multi-well plate cell contraction assay detects negatively correlated cellular responses to pharmacological inhibitors in contractility and migration., Nehwa FJ, Matsui TS, Honghan L, Matsunaga D, Sakaguchi Y, Deguchi S, Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 2019.10, Other

  • Tunable self-healing of magnetically propelling colloidal carpets., Helena Massana-Cid, Fanlong Meng, Daiki Matsunaga, Ramin Golestanian, Pietro Tierno, Nature communications,10(1) 2444, 2019.06, Papers

  • Magnetically-actuated artificial cilium: a simple theoretical model., Fanlong Meng, Daiki Matsunaga, Julia M. Yeomans, Ramin Golestanian, Soft matter,15(19) 3864-3871, 2019.05, Papers

  • Far-field theory for trajectories of magnetic ellipsoids in rectangular and circular channels, Matsunaga D., Zöttl A., Meng F., Golestanian R., Yeomans J., IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics (Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications),83(4) 767-782, 2018.07, Papers

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  • Special, Frontiers in Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction and Flow Simulation, Yohsuke Imai, Daiki Matsunaga, Springer, ISBN, 978-3-319-96468-3, 2018.10

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  • JSME Young Engineers Award, Daiki Matsunaga, The Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2018.03

  • Presidential Prize for Excellence, Daiki Matsunaga, Tohoku University, 2016.03

  • Best Poster Award, Daiki Matsunaga, DynaCaps2014, 2014.06

  • Poster Award (2nd place), Daiki Matsunaga, Advances in Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction and Flow Simulation, 2014.03

  • Oral Presentation Award, Daiki Matsunaga, 6th East Asian Pacific Student Workshop on Nano-Biomedical Engineering, 2013.03

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Media report 【 display / non-display

  • Magnetic Wand Directs Particles in Microfluidic Device, APS Physics Synopsis, 2017.11


Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Other, frontiers in Physiology | Red Blood Cell Physiology , Review Editor, 2018.02 -