April 2016 – March 2020
Department of Life Science and Medical Bioscience, School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University (B.Sc.)
April 2020 – present
Department of Advanced Science and Engineering (5-year Doctoral Program), Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University
April 2022 – March 2020
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
• Polymorph induced diversification of photomechanical behavior of salicylideneaniline crystals
• Development of crystal actuators driven by photothermal-induced natural vibration
• Development of crystal–polymer hybrid materials
Photomechanical crystals, Polymorphism, Salicylideneaniline, Photoisomerization, Photothermal effect, Natural vibration, Crystal actuators
The Chemical Society of Japan
Division of Organic Crystals, CSJ
The Japanese Photochemistry Association
The Japan Society of Applied Physics
 Polymorph-Derived Diversification of Crystal Actuation by Photoisomerization and the Photothermal Effect
Shodai Hasebe, Yuki Hagiwara, Kyoko Takechi, Tetsuro Katayama, Akihiro Furube, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima, Chem. Mater. 2022, 34, 1315–1324.
 Mechanically Responsive Organic Crystals by Light
Hideko Koshima, Shodai Hasebe, Yuki Hagiwara, Toru Asahi, Isr. J. Chem. 2021, 61, 683–696.
 Photothermally Driven High-speed Crystal Actuation and Its Simulation
Shodai Hasebe, Yuki Hagiwara, Jun Komiya, Meguya Ryu, Hiroki Fujisawa, Junko Morikawa, Tetsuro Katayama, Daiki Yamanaka, Akihiro Furube, Hiroyasu Sato, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 8866–8877
This article was introduced in Waseda University Press Release and was also introduced in EurekAlert!, AZO OPTICS, nanowerk, ScienceDaily.
An animated video summarizing the contents of this article was also produced.
 Light-driven Crystal–polymer Hybrid Actuators
Shodai Hasebe, Daisuke Matsuura, Takaaki Mizukawa, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima, Front. Robot. AI, 8 684287 (2021).
 September, 2021 Chemical Science Presentation Prize, Online Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2021 (Online)
 November, 2020 Poster Award, Molecular Chirality Asia 2020 (Online)
 September, 2020 Best Presentation Award (Oral), Online Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2020 (Online)
 September, 2019 Best Presentation Awaer (Poster), Online Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2019, Nagoya, Japan
April 2022 – March 2025
JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists (DC1), Principal Investigator