School personnel information


UCHIDA Yoshiaki


Organic Chemistry, Soft Matter Physics




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  • 2011.10.01 - 2014.09.30, Department of Materials Engineering Science, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Assistant Professor

  • 2014.10.01 - , Department of Materials Engineering Science, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Associate Professor

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Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Human and Environmental Studies  Completed 2009.03

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Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2) 2008.04 - 2009.03
Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (PD) 2009.04 - 2011.09
Post-doc at Harvard University in USA 2009.06 - 2010.03
JST PRESTO 2013.10 - 2017.03

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  • Colloidal arrays and defect structures in liquid crystal colloid
    Biophysics, chemical physics and soft matter physics-related

  • Fabrication of liquid crystal emulsions using microfluidic devices

  • Intermolecular ferromagnetic interactions in organic radical liquid crystals
    Organic functional materials-related

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  • The Physical Society of Japan

  • The Society of Electron Spin Science and Technology

  • Japanese Society for Molecular Science

  • American Chemical Society

  • Japanese Liquid Crystal Society

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Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Thermal Molecular Motion Can Amplify Intermolecular Magnetic Interactions, Yoshiaki Uchida, Go Watanabe, Takuya Akita, Norikazu Nishiyama, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B,124(28) 6175-6180, 2020.07, Papers

  • Shrinkage of Cholesteric Liquid Crystalline Microcapsule as Omnidirectional Cavity to Suppress Optical Loss, Y. Iwai, R. Iijima, K. Yamamoto, T. Akita, Y. Uchida, N. Nishiyama, Adv. Opt. Mater.,8, 1901363, 2020.01, Papers

  • Magnetically controllable random laser in ferromagnetic nematic liquid crystals, T. Naruta, T. Akita, Y. Uchida, D. Lisjak, A. Mertelj, N. Nishiyama, Opt. Express,27, 24426-24433, 2019.08, Papers

  • 3D Lattice Structure Control of Ordered Macroporous Material by Self-Assembly of Liquid Droplets, Yosuke Iwai, Yoshiaki Uchida, Hiroshi Yabu, Norikazu Nishiyama, Macromolecular Rapid Communications,38 1600502, 2017.10, Papers

  • Room-Temperature Fabrication of Mono-dispersed Liquid Crystalline Shells with High Viscosity and High Melting Point, Takuya Akita, Hiroshi Kouno, Yosuke Iwai, Yoshiaki Uchida, Norikazu Nishiyama, Journal of Materials Chemistry C,5 1303-1307, 2017.01, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, Liquid Crystals Beyond Displays: Chemistry, Physics, and Applications, R. Tamura, Y. Uchida, K. Suzuki, John Wiley & Sons, ISBN, 978-1-118-07861-7, 2012.05

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  • Paper award, Y. Uchida, K. Suzuki, R. Tamura, N. Ikuma, S. Shimono, Y. Noda, Japanese Liquid Crystal Society, 2011.09

  • Award for Encouragement, Yoshiaki Uchida, Japanese Liquid Crystal Society, 2009.09

  • Poster Award, Yoshiaki Uchida, International Molecular Chirality Conference in Toyama, 2006.05