LSW-Laboratory of Soft & Wet Matter, Hokkaido University
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Welcome to the
Laboratory of Soft & Wet Matter

LSW at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan ~ We belong to here

We are trying to uncover key design principles that Nature uses to build living things.

See What's New in LSW

Jun/22-24/2015
Prof. Gong delivers a plenary lecture at 5th International Conference on Self-Healing Materials (ICSHM2015), Durham, North Carolina, USA.

Apr/14-17/2015
Prof. Gong delivers an invited talk at 10th Annual European Rheology Conference, Nantes, France.

Mar/29-Apr/2/2015
Prof. Gong organizes the 2015 Conference on Deformation, Yield and Fracture in Polymers (DYFP2015) to be held at Rolduc Abbey, Kerkrade, the Netherlands.
Conference website is now open.

Oct/28-29/2014--New!--
Prof. Gong delivers a keynote lecture at the 3rd DSM Symposium on Materials Sciences, Shanghai, China.

Oct/15-18/2014
Prof. Gong delivers an invited talk at SoftComp topical workshop “FRACTURE OF SOFT MATERIALS: from soft solids to complex fluids”, Palavas-les-Flots, France.

Oct/1/2014--New!--
LSW hosts for 1 year Mr. Ao-kai Zhang, PhD student at Southeast University, China, and Ms. Ran Shi, PhD student at Dalian University of Technology, China.

Oct/1/2014--New!--
New members join our lab!

Sep/12/2014
Our research on a mechano-actuated, soft photonic hydrogel with an ultrafast response time appears on Hokkaido U Web Site: Research Press Release.

Sep/12/2014
Our research on a macroscopically anisotropic hydrogel appears on Hokkaido U Web Site: Research Press Release.