Shodai HASEBE B.Sc.
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
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
 Mechanical properties and peculiarities of molecular crystals
Wegood M. Awad, Daniel W. Davies, Daichi Kitagawa, Jad Mahmoud Halabi, Marieh B. Al-Handawi, Ibrahim Tahir, Fei Tong, Gonzalo Campillo-Alvarado, Alexander G. Shtukenberg, Tamador Alkhidir, Yuki Hagiwara, Mubarak Almehairbi, Linfeng Lan, Shodai Hasebe, Durga Prasad Karothu, Sharmarke Mohamed, Seiya Kobatake, Ying Diao, Rajadurai Chandrasekar, Hideko Koshima, Hongyu Zhang, Changquan Calvin Sun, Christopher Bardeen, Rabih O. Al-Kaysi, Bart Kahr, Panče Naumov, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2023 DOI: 10.1039/d2cs0048ij
 Photothermally induced natural vibration for versatile and high-speed actuation of crystals Yuki Hagiwara, Shodai Hasebe, Hiroki Fujisawa, Junko Morikawa, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima, Nat Commun, 2023, 14, 1354.
 Crystal Actuation Switching by Crystal Thickness and Light Wavelength
Shodai Hasebe, Yuki Hagiwara, Kazuya Hirata, Toru Asahi, Hideko Koshima, Mater. Adv. 2022, 3, 7098–7106.
Selected as the 2022 Popular Advances collection.
 Flexible organic crystals. Understanding the tractable co-existence of elastic and plastic bending
Indira S. Divya, Saravanan Kandasamy, Shodai Hasebe, Toshiyuki Sasaki, Hideko Koshima, Krzysztof Wozniak, Sunil Varughese, Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 8989–9003.
 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).
 March 2023, Student Presentation Award, The 103rd CSJ (The Chemical Society of Japan) Annual Meeting, Japan
 March 2023, 5 min. presentation contest, Early Bird Program, Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering
 October 2022, Poster Prize, 12 th CSJ Chemistry Festa, Funabori, Japan
 July, 2022, IUCr Journals Poster Prize, ICCOSS XXV (25th International Conference on the Chemistry of the Organic Solid State), Ohrid, Macedonia
 September, 2019 Best Presentation Award (Poster), Online Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2019, Nagoya, Japan
 September, 2020 Best Presentation Award (Oral), Online Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2020 (Online)
 November, 2020 Poster Award, Molecular Chirality Asia 2020 (Online)
 September, 2021 Chemical Science Presentation Prize, Online Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2021 (Online)
April 2022 – March 2025
JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists (DC1), Principal Investigator