Assistant Professor, Center for Data Science

2008 Graduated from Tanabe High School
2014 Bachelor of Science, Department of Life Science and Medical Bioscience, Waseda Univ.
2017 Research Fellowship for Young Scientists, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2)
2019 Doctor of Engineering, Waseda Univ.
2019 Assistant Professor, Center for Data Science, Waseda Univ.

Photochemistry Group, Material Informatics Group

Research Theme
Development and Understanding of mechanically responsive materials

[1] Crystal actuator based on a thermal phase transition and photothermal effect, Yuki Hagiwara, Takuya Taniguchi, Toru Asahi and Hideko Koshima, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, advanced article (2020)

[2] Statistical Modeling of Photo-Bending Actuation of Hybrid Silicones Mixed with Azobenzene Powder, Takuya Taniguchi, Loïc Blanc, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima and Pierre Lambert, Actuators, 8(4), 68 (2019)

[3] Photomechanical Azobenzene Crystals, Takuya Taniguchi, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima, Crystals, 9, 437 (2019).

[4] Photo-triggered phase transition of a crystal, Takuya Taniguchi, Hiroyasu Sato, Yuki Hagiwara, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima, Communications Chemistry, 2, 19 (2019).

[5] Two-step photomechanical motion of a dibenzobarrelene crystal, Takuya Taniguchi, Ayumi Kubota, Tatsuya Moritoki, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima, RSC Adv., 8, 34314-34320 (2018).

[6] Walking and rolling of crystals induced thermally by phase transition, Takuya Taniguchi, Haruki Sugiyama, Hidehiro Uekusa, Motoo Shiro, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima, Nat. Commun., 9, 538 (2018).
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[7] Mechanical Motion of Chiral Azobenzene Crystals with Twisting upon Photoirradiation, Takuya Taniguchi, Juri Fujisawa, Motoo Shiro, Hideko Koshima, Toru Asahi, Chem. Eur. J., 22, 7950-7958 (2016).

[8] Mechanical motion of molecular crystals induced by [4 + 4] photodimerisation, Hideko Koshima, Hidetaka Uchimoto, Takuya Taniguchi, Jun Nakamura, Tsuyoshi Asahi, Toru Asahi, CrystEngComm, 18, 7305-7310 (2016).

[1] Chapter 3: Mechanically responsive crystals by light and heat, Hideko Koshima, Takuya Taniguchi, Toru Asahi, in Mechanically Responsive Materials for Soft Robotics, H. Koshima, Ed., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim (2019).

2015.6  Poster Award, Symposium on Molecular Chirality 2015
2015.7 Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, ICCOSS XXII
2016.9 優秀講演賞, 第25回有機結晶シンポジウム
2017.4 Travel award supported by ICDD to attend ICCOSS XXIII
2017.4 Poster Prize, ICCOSS XXIII
2017.7 Poster Presentation Award, Chirality 2017
2019.3 Ono Azusa Memorial Award, Waseda Univ.
2019.3 学生講演賞, 日本化学会第99春季年会

【Studying Abroad】
2017.2-3 Naumov Group, New York University Abu Dhabi
2018.9-11 Lambert Group, Université libre de Bruxelles

【Research funds】
2016年度 早稲田大学理工総研 アーリーバード
2017-2018年度 日本学術振興会 特別研究員奨励費
2019-2020年度 科研費 研究活動スタート支援
2020-2021年度 科研費 新学術領域「ソフトクリスタル」公募研究