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.

Mar/12/2015--New!--
Prof. Gong delivers an invited talk at 2015 Eastman Lecture, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Oct/21/2014--New!--
Dr. Takayuki Nonoyama was awarded The Award for Encouragement of Research in IUMRS-ICA2014 at the International Union of Materials Research Societies- International Conference in Asia (IUMRS-ICA2014) in Fukuoka, Japan.

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.