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About us

  • Based on micro- and nano-scale fabrication technologies, our group is exploring engineering principles to create integrative systems and devices using various materials including molecules, colloids, polymers, living cells and tissues.

    Current working projects are:

    • hydrogel microstructures for soft robotics, cellular scaffolds and medical applications
    • biologically-inspired static/dynamic self-assembly systems
    • integrated devices using multiscale elements
    • MEMS/NEMS/microfluidics
  • Please see the research page for the details of our research projects.
  • Link to the Japanese top page, here. (日本語ページ)

Recruit

  • Keio Program for Leading Graduate Program
  • We welcome graduate students and researchers having multidiciplinary backgrounds from other/foreign universities and research institutes!
  • If you are interested in joining in our group through JSPS research scholarships (for Japanese students/researchers and for overseas researchers), please feel free to contact with Prof. Onoe.

NEWS (since April 1, 2014)

  • Inoue-san's paper ”Graphene-based inline pressure sensor integrated with microfluidic elastic tube” was accepted in JMM! (Nov. 2)
  • Itai-kun won the Excellent poster prize at The 34th Sensor Symposium! (Nov. 2)
  • Members gave presentations at The 34th Sensor Symposium/The 8th Micro Nano Engineering Symposium @ Hiroshima! (Oct. 31-Nov. 2)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun's Gel Spring Actuator was accepted for MEMS2018 @ Velfast, Northern Ireland! (Oct. 31)
  • Kobayashi-kun, Inoue-san, Itai-kun gave presentations at MicroTAS2017 @ Savannah, USA! (Oct. 22-26)
  • Onoe gave an invited talk at iJSME2017 @ Nagoya Univ. (Oct. 7-8)
  • Onoe gave a presentation at 2nd Japana-Korea International Symposium on Cyborgnics @ Beppu, Oita. Also, Kobayashi-kun, Nakajima-kun, Niibe-kun, Miyahara-kun, Kuroda-kun gave poster presentations. (Sep. 21-23)
  • Joint meeting at UEC (Kan Lab, Iwase Lab, and Onoe lab). (Sep. 19)
  • Lab summer seminar was held at Atami. (Sep. 13-14)
  • Onoe gave an invited talk at VJSE 2017 @ Shibaura Institute of Technology. (Sep. 9)
  • Onoe gave a presentation at JSME Annual Meeting @ Saitama University. (Sep. 5)
  • Kurashina-san's paper was selected as a Front cover in Biotechnology and Bioengineering. (Aug. 30)
  • Prof. Negishi has joined our group as a visiting assistant professor. (July. 21)
  • Kobayashi-kun, Itai-kun, and Inoue-san were accepted for MicroTAS2017 @ Savannah, USA! (July. 7)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun's Janus collagen microbeads was highlighted in Advanced Science News! (Jun. 26)
  • Nakajima-kun, Niibe-kun, Matsushiro-kun gave presentations at Transducers 2017 @ Kaohsiung, Taiwan. (Jun. 18-22)
  • Onoe gave a presentation at 24th Nano/Micro Lithography Consortium for Organic Functional Materials @ Tokyo. (Jun. 12)
  • We won the first game of Yagami softball tournament! (Jun. 5)
  • Higashi-kun (Keio Univ.) 's paper regarding microorganism-encapsulating hydrogel microfibers was accepted in Micromachines.(Jun. 1)
  • Microfluidic training workshop was held at our lab. Karube-kun (presentation prize), Iyama-san (design prize) and Tachibana-kun (technical skill prize) were awarded! (May. 31)
  • BBQ party hosted by Iwase lab (Waseda Univ.) was held at Showa Kinen Park. (May. 27)
  • Nakajima-kun’s Stimuli-responsive Hydrogel Microfibers was selected as a Back cover in Soft Matter. (May. 24)
  • Suzuki-kun's paper "Micropatterning of Multiple Photonic Colloidal Crystal Gels for Flexible Structural Color Films" was accepted in Langmuir! (May. 23)
  • Matsushiro-kun and Ikezawa-kun gave a presentation at CHEMINAS35 @ TITECH. (May. 22-23)
  • BBQ party was held in Yokosuka with Miki lab (Keio Univ.). (May. 14)
  • Itai-kun gave a presentation at ROBOMECH2017 (The Robotics and Mechatronics Conference 2017) @ Fukushima. (May. 10-12)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun’s Janus collagen microbeads was selected as a Frontispiece in Advanced Healthcare Materials. (Apr. 11)
  • Onoe was awarded by The Young Scientists’ Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. (Apr. 11)
  • Nakajima-kun's paper "Stimuli-responsive Hydrogel Microfibers with Controlled Anisotropic Shrinkage and Cross-sectional Geometries" was accepted in Soft Matter! (Apr. 10)
  • Onoe gave an invited lecture at IEEE-NEMS2017 @ UCLA. (Apr. 9-13)
  • Welcome party was held. (Apr. 3)
  • Kurashina-san took up at an associate professor. (Apr. 1)
  • New members, Iyama-san, Uchida-kun, Karube-kun, Tachibana-kun and Hayashi-kun have joined our group! (Apr. 1)
  • Suzuki-kun won the Miura prize at JSME. (Mar. 28)
  • Completion ceremony of School of Integrated Design Eng. was held. From our group, Suzuki-kun, Nishita-kun, Yoshida Koki-kun, Yoshida Satoru-kun completed. Congratulations! (Mar. 28)
  • Itai-kun won the Kito prize at Dept. of Mech. Eng. (Mar. 23)
  • Graduation ceremony of Dept. of Mech. Eng. was held. From our group, Ikezawa-kun, Itai-kun, Inoue-san, Miyahara-kun, Yokomizo-san graduated. Congratulations! (Mar. 23)
  • Midori Negishi-Kato's paper "Rod-shaped neural units for aligned 3D neural network connection," was accepted in Advanced Healthcare Materials. (Mar. 14)
  • Korea-Japan Joint Research Seminar(KIST (Korea side)-Keio Univ. (Japan side))was held at Yagami campus. (Mar. 11)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun's paper "Functionalized core-shell hydrogel microsprings by anisotropic gelation with bevel-tip capillary"was accepted in Scientific Reports! (Mar. 8)
  • Nakajima-kun, Niibe-kun, and Matsushiro-kun were accepted as oral presentation for Transducers2017 @ Kaohsiung, Taiwan! (Feb. 17)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun's paper "Compartmentalized spherical collagen microparticles for anisotropic cell culture microenvironments" was accepted in Advanced Healthcare Materials. (Feb. 14)
  • Shoya Yasuda, Masayuki Hayakawa, Hiroaki Onoe, Masahiro Takinoue, "Twisting microfluidics in a planetary centrifuge," was accepted in Soft Matter. (Jan. 30)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun and Sato-kun gave presentations at MEMS2017 @ Las Vegas. (Jan. 22-26)
  • Nakajima-kun gave presentation at 28th Polymer Gel Symposium @ The University of Tokyo. (Jan. 16-17)
  • Members gave presentations at Seminar at Japan Women's University. (Jan. 7)
  • Nishita-kun's paper "Liquid-filled Flexible Micro Suction-Controller Array for Enhanced Robotic Object Manipulation" was accepted in JMEMS. (Jan. 6)
  • Happy New Year! (Jan. 1)
  • 2016

  • Year-end and welcome party for new members was done. (Dec. 22)
  • Members gave presentations at 3rd Saibou-nics seminar at TITECH. Yoshida Koki-kun and Itai-kun won the awards. (Dec. 20)
  • Suzuki-kun, Nishita-kun, Sato-kun, Itai-kun, Inoue-san gave presentations at International Symposium on Micro-Nano Science and Technology 2016 @ The University of Tokyo. Suzuki-kun won the JSME Fellow Award for Outstanding Young Engineers.(Dec. 16-18)
  • Hayakawa-kun (TITECH)’s paper regarding hydrogel micro-motors was accepted in Micromachines. (Dec. 7)
  • Onoe gave an invited lecture at Department of Cardiology, Keio Medical School. (Dec. 6)
  • Suzuki-kun's paper "Microfluidically Patterned Dome-Shaped Photonic Colloidal Crystals Exhibiting Structural Colors with Low Angle Dependency" was accepted in Advanced Optical Materials (Nov. 28)
  • Onoe gave an invited talk at the 4th International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment (ENGE 2016), Jeju, Korea. (Nov. 7)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun (poster) and Sato-kun (oral) were accepted for MEMS2017 @ Las Vegas, USA! (Nov. 1)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun won the Best Hirado Mayor's Prize at The 33rd Sensor Symposium! Congratulations! (Oct. 26)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun, Yoshida Satoru-kun, Niibe-kun, Yokomizo-san gave presentations at The 33rd Sensor Symposium @ Hirado. (Oct.24-26)
  • Onoe, Suzuki-kun, Yoshida Koki-kun, Yoshida Satoru-kun, Kobayashi-kun, Nakajima-kun, Matsushiro-kun gave presentations at Micro TAS 2016 @ Dublin, Ireland. (Oct. 9-13)
  • Joint meeting at Waseda Univ. (Iwase Lab, YunJung Lab, Kan Lab, and Onoe lab). (Sep. 24)
  • Lab summer seminar was held at Odawara. (Sep. 15-16)
  • Onoe gave an invited lecture at IEEJ Bio-circuit technology board of investigation. (Sep. 9)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun's dynamic self-assembly paper“Dynamic transformation of self-assembled structures using anisotropic magnetized hydrogel microparticles,” was accepted in Journal of Applied Physics! (Aug. 8)
  • Suzuki-kun was awarded The Young Presentation Fellow Prize at The 7th Micro-Nano Science and Technology Symposium! (Aug. 4)
  • Somen noodle party was held in Lab! (Aug. 2)
  • Onoe gave an invited talk in Summer School -soil/water/environment and colloidal interface phenomena 2016 @ Univ. of Tsukuba (Jul. 29)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun gave an oral presentation at APCOT @ Kanazawa (Jun. 27)
  • Seven papers (Yoshida Satoru-kun, Yoshida Koki-kun, Suzuki-kun, Kobayashi-kun, Nakajima-kun, Matsushiro-kun, Tajima-kun) were accepted for MicroTAS 2016 @ Dublin, Ireland (Jun. 24)
  • We won for the first time in the Yagami softball tournament! (Jun. 20)
  • Nishita-kun gave a presentation at The Robotics and Mechatronics Conference 2016 in Yokohama (Jun. 8-11)
  • Microfluidic training workshop was held at our lab. Itai-kun (presentation prize), Yokomizo-san (design prize) and Kuroda-kun (technical skill prize) were awarded! (May. 31)
  • Joint BBQ hosted by Iwase lab (Waseda Univ.) at Showa Kinen Park (May. 21)
  • Did BBQ party at Okutama with Miki lab (Keio Univ.)) (May. 14)
  • Suzuki-kun, Yoshida Koki-kun, Sato-kun, Nakajima-kun gave presentations at CHEMINAS33 @ Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo (Apr. 25-26)
  • Vertical confocal imaging paper (Teshima-san (NTT), Kanuka-sensei (Jikei Univ.), Takeuchi-sensei (UT), etc.) was accepted for Small (Apr. 11)
  • New Members, Ikezawa-kun, Itai-kun, Inoue-san, Kuroda-kun, Miyahara-kun, Yokomizo-san have joined our group! (Apr. 1)
  • Onoe was promoted to an associate professor (Apr. 1)
  • Graduation ceremony of Dept. of Mech. Eng. was held. Kobayashi-kun, Sato-kun, Tajima-kun, Nagajima-kun, Niibe-kun, Matsushiro-kun graduated from our group. Congratulations! (Mar. 23)
  • Onoe gave an lecture at the 30th Advanced Photon Science Alliance seminar @ Hiyoshi (Mar. 17)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun's Hydrogel microspring paper was accepted in IEEJ Transactions on Sensors and Micromachines! (Mar. 9)
  • Suzuki-kun and Yoshida Satoru-kun gave presentations at MEMS 2016 at Shanghai! (Jan. 24-28)
  • mNSC fiber paper (with Negishi-san, Itou-san, Prof. Takeuchi (UT)) was accepted for Advanced Healthcare Materials (Jan. 19)
  • Tajima-kun gave a presentation at Symposium on New Technology for Cell-based Drug Assay @ Univ. Tokyo (Jan. 19)
  • Complex shaped micro particle paper (with Hayakawa-kun (TITEC), Nagai-Sensei (JAIST), Takinoue-sensei (TITEC)) was accepted in Scientific Reports (Jan. 13)
  • Welcome lunch party for newcomers at lab. (Jan. 13)
  • Happy New Year! (Jan. 1)
  • 2015

  • Year-end and welcome party for new members (Dec. 22)
  • All members gave presentations at 2nd Saibou-nics seminar at Yagami campus. Nakajima-kun and Yoshida Koki-kun won the awards (Dec. 8)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun and Matsushiro-kun gave presentations at CHEMINAS32 @ Kokura (Nov. 26-27)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun and Suzuki-kun were accepted for presentation in MEMS 2016 @ ShangHai (Oct. 26)
  • Suzuki-kun, Nishita-kun, Yoshida Satoru-kun, Yohida Koki-kun, Kobayashi-kun, Sato-kun, Tajima-kun, Nagajima-kun, Niibe-kun, Matsushiro-kun gave presentations at 32nd Sensor Symposium/7th Micro Nano Engineering Symposium @ Niigata (Oct. 28-30)
  • Onoe gave a presentation at MicroTAS 2015 @ GyeongJu, Korea (Oct. 25-29)
  • Onoe gave a lecture at GRENE Applied MEMS Device Course @ Nanobic (Oct. 14)
  • We presented our lab activities at 5th Ota research and development festival (Oct. 8-9)
  • Maeda-kun (Caltech)’s centrifugal droplet analysis paper (with Prof. Takinoue (TITECH) and Prof. Takeuchi (UT)) was accepted for Michromachines. (Oct. 3)
  • Onoe gave a presentation at Annual meeting of The Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics. (Sep. 27)
  • Joint meeting at Waseda Univ. (Iwase Lab, YunJung Lab and Onoe lab). (Sep. 24)
  • Lab summer seminar was held at Okutama. (Sep. 14-16)
  • Neural bandle transplantation paper (with Hori-sensei (Keio Univ) et al.) was accepted in Journal of Neuroscience Research (Aug. 8)
  • Somen noodle party was held in Lab! (Jul. 29)
  • Centrifuge-based W/O droplet paper (with Morita-san (Tokyo Inst. Tech.), Prof. Takinoue (Tokyo Inst. Tech.), et al.) was accepted in Journal of Visualized Experiments (Jul. 28)
  • Centrifuge-based liposome paper (with Morita-san (Tokyo Inst. Tech.), Prof. Takinoue (Tokyo Inst. Tech.), et al.) was accepted in ChemBioChem (Jul. 19)
  • Team Onoe-lab joined Yagami softball tournament! (Jul. 14)
  • Electroactive hydrogel display paper (with Usuki-kun (Waseda Univ) and Prof. Iwase (Waseda Univ.)) was accepted in IEEJ Transactions on Sensors and Micromachines (Jul. 2)
  • Onoe gave an invited talk at The 67th Annual Meeting of the Japan Scociety for Cell Biology at Funabori (Jun. 30)
  • Microbe-encapsulating tubes (collaboration work with Prof. Miki, Keio Univ.) were highlighted in a newspaper (Nikkei Sangyo Shinbun) (Jun. 25)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun (M1), Suzuki-kun (M1) and Nishita-kun (M1) gave presentations at Transducers 2015 @ Anchorage, USA (Jun. 22-25)
  • Onoe gave an invited lecture at Future Biotechnology Seminar held by Japan Bioindustory Association (JBA) (Jun. 16)
  • Nishita-kun's article on Micro Suction Controller Array (MISCA) was published in MATERIAL STAGE (Jun. 15)
  • Onoe gave an invited talk at 1st Japan-Korea Biomedical Technology Symposium @ TUAT. (Jun. 12)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun gave a poster presentation regarding hydrogel microspring at ISMM 2015 @ Kyoto Univ.(Jun. 10)
  • Microfluidic training workshop was held at our lab. Sato-kun (presentation prize), Niibe-kun (design prize) and Kobayashi-kun (technical skill prize) were awarded! (June. 3)
  • Joint BBQ party at Showa Kinen Park was held (hosted by Iwase lab (Waseda Univ.)) (May. 30)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun gave a presentation regarding dynamic self-assembly at IEEJ BMS meeting @ Chuo Univ.(May. 29)
  • Our group invited Dr Jun Yamamoto-san from MIT Tonegawa-lab for his special seminar on Brain system science. Thank you very much for your attendance! (May. 22)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun's hydrogel microspring was highlighted in a newspaper (Kagaku Kougyou Nippou) (Apr. 28)
  • Welcome pizza & sushi party was held in lab (Apr. 2)
  • New members, Kobayashi-kun, Sato-kun, Tajima-kun, Nagajima-kun, Niibe-kun, Matsushiro-kun, have joined our group! (Apr. 1)
  • Yoshida Satoru-kun won the Kito prize at Dept. of Mech. Eng. (Mar. 23)
  • Suzuki-kun and Yoshida Koki-kun won the excellent presentation award of bachelor thesis at Dept. of Mech. Eng. (Mar. 23)
  • Graduation ceremony of Dept. of Mech. Eng. was held. Congratulations! (Mar. 23)
  • Suzuki-kun and Nishita-kun presented at 54th Bachelor Thesis Presentations by the Student Members of the Kanto Branch of the JSME @ Yokohama National University. (Mar. 20)
  • Nishita-kun's micro suction-controller array was highlighted in a newspaper (Kagaku Kougyou Nippou) (Feb. 24)
  • Three papers (Nishita-kun, Yoshida Satoru-kun and Suzuki-kun) were accepted in Transducers 2015 @ Alaska, USA (Feb. 4)
  • Electroactive hydrogel display paper (with Usuki-kun (Waseda Univ) and Prof. Iwase (Waseda Univ.)) was accepted in JJAP (Jan. 28)
  • Yoshida-Koki-kun (B4) gave an oral presentation at IEEE MEMS2015 @ Portugal (Jan. 21)
  • Iimura-kun (UT)'s varifocal lenticular lens paper was accepted in JMM (Jan. 20)
  • Onoe gave a presentation at Cell Assay Symposium @ Komaba (Jan. 13)
  • Amy (UT)'s DFAT fiber paper was accepted in PLoS ONE (Jan. 10)
  • New year lunch party @ lab (Jan. 7)
  • 2014

  • Year-end and welcome party for new members (Dec. 22)
  • All B4 members gave presentations at Saibou-nics seminar at TUAT. Yoshida Satoru-kun and Nishita-kun won the outstanding presentation awards (Dec. 19)
  • Onoe gave a presentation at Keio Medical and Pharmaceutical Science and Engineering Commons (MPEC) @ Hiyoshi campus (Dec. 18)
  • Suzuki-kun's colloidal optical color filter was highlighted in a newspaper (Kagaku Kougyou Nippou) (Dec. 10)
  • Onoe gave a presentation at Nano/Micro Lithography Consortium for Organic Functional Materials @ Kyoto (Dec. 10)
  • We presented our lab activities at KLL Keio Techno-Mall @ Tokyo International Forum. Thank yor for comming! (Dec. 5)
  • Kanbe-san has joined our group as an office staff (Dec. 1)
  • Onoe gave a poster presentation at SfN Neuroscience 2014 @ Washington DC (Nov. 15-20)
  • Onoe gave a lecture at GRENE Applied MEMS Device Cource @ Nanobic (Nov. 10)
  • Yoshida Koki-kun's paper was accepted for IEEE MEMS 2015 @ Portugal as an oral presentation (Oct. 28)
  • Suzuki-kun, Nishita-kun, Yoshida Koki-kun, Yoshida Satoru-kun gave their presentations at The 6th Symposium of Micro-Nano Engineering at Shimane (Oct. 20-22)
  • Cell fiber reveiw paper (authors: Onoe and Takeuchi-sensei (UT)) was accepted for Drug Discovery Today (Oct. 14)
  • Prof. Takinoue (TITECH), Prof. Kawano (TUAT) and Onoe organized symposium session at The Annual Meeting of Biophysical Society of Japan @ Sapporo (Sep. 25)
  • Centrifuge-based W/O microdroplet paper (co-authors: Yamashita-kun (TITECH), Morita-san (TITECH), Sugiura-san (TITECH), Prof. Fujiwara (Keio) and Prof. Takinoue (TITECH)) was accepted in Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (Sep. 24)
  • Joint meeting at Waseda Univ. (Iwase lab, Yung Jung lab and Onoe lab) (Sep. 18)
  • Onoe gave an invited talk at The Annual Meeting in The Society for Biotechnology, Japan @ Sapporo (Sep. 10)
  • Miki Lab & Onoe Lab Joint Summer Seminar @ Ito (Aug. 5-7)
  • Summer Somen party @ lab (Jul. 31)
  • Onoe gave an invited talk at Summer school in Division of Biofunctional Chemistry, The Chemical Society of Japan @ Zaou (Jul. 25-26)
  • Onoe gave a lecture on "microfluidics and tissue engineering" at TUAT (Jul. 22)
  • Centrifuge-based cell encapsulation paper (co-authors: Inamori-kun (UT), Takinoue-sensei (TITECH) and Takeuchi-sensei (UT)) was accepted in RSC Advances (Jun. 28)
  • Microfluidics training and Yakiniku party (Jun. 13)
  • Joint BBQ party at Showa Kinen Park with Iwase lab (Waseda Univ.), Kawano lab (TUAT) and YunJung lab (TUAT) (May. 31)
  • Onoe gave an invited talk at The 47th Annual Meeting of Developmental Biologists @ Nagoya (May. 30)
  • Onoe gave a talk at JST ERATO International Symposium on 3D Tissue Fabrication @ Tokyo (May. 20)
  • Joint meeting and party with Takinoue Lab (TITECH) (May. 17)
  • Kick-off party @ lab (Sushi & Pizza) (Apr. 11)
  • Onoe lab has launched! Suzuki-kun, Nishida-kun, Yoshida Koki-kun and Yoshida Satoru-kun have joined the group. (Apr. 3)
  • Onoe arrived at Dept. of Mech. Eng, Keio Univ. as an Assistant Professor (Lecuturer) (Apr. 1)

Onoe Reearch Group

Keio University

- Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology

- Graduate School of Integrated Design Engineering


Address:

Bldg 25- Rm 202 (Office)
Bldg 25- Rm 121 (Lab.)
Bldg 24- Rm 219 (Lab.)
Bldg 24- Rm 220 (Bio Lab.)
3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, 223-8522, Japan

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