Prof Masaya Nogi,
Prof Katsuaki Suganuma, Industrial Science Laboratory Deputy Head
Apr 04, 2012.
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Speaker Biography (Masaya Nogi)
Masaya Nogi is an Associate Professor at Laboratory of Cellulose Nanofiber Materials, The Institute of Science and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Japan. He studied wood science and technology at the Nagoya University, where he also received his DrAgr degree in 2002. Following postdoctoral work with Research Institute of Sustainable Humanosphere (Prof. Yano's group) at Kyoto University, Japan. His interests involve the development of printed electronics and the advanced cellulose nanofiber materials.
Speaker Biography (Katsuaki Suganuma)
Katsuaki Suganuma is a professor of ISIR (Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research), Osaka University from 1996. He received a degree of Dr. Engineer from Tohoku University, Japan in 1982. He became the deputy director of ISIR in 2010. He has focused on lead-free soldering, conductive adhesive and printed electronics.
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Cellulose nanofiber materials, ISIR, Osaka University
Cellulose nanofibers with 4-20 nm width are bundles of cellulose microfibrils, which are frameworks of cell walls in all the plants. We have developed nano-fibrillation processes of bio-resources (wood, plants fibers, crabs, shrimps e.t.c.) and some advanced nanofiber materials with high optical transparency. Moreover, we have also improved their properties or processes to realize their applications in the electronic devices.