Researchers Database

Toru Maekawa

    Department of Biomedical Engineering Professor
    Bio-Nano Electronics Research Center Professor
    Course of Bio-Nano Science Fusion Professor
Last Updated :2020/10/20

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  • 2003 Director, Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre, Toyo University;

    2007 Professor, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science, Toyo University

Research Interests

  • Bio-Nano Fusion Science   Nanotechnology   Nanoscience   

Research Areas

  • Nanotechnology/Materials / Nanobioscience / Nanoscience/Nanotechnology

Association Memberships

  • American Chemical Society   American Physical Society   Institute of Physics   American Physical Society   Institute of Physics   

Published Papers

Conference Activities & Talks

  • (Invited) International research and educational programmes at the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Exchange Meeting of India-Japan Universities, JST Tokyo Headquaters Conference Room, Tokyo, Japan.  2019
  • (Invited) Development of nano robotics and its application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    T. Maekawa
    Research Seminar, Glasnevin Campus, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland.  2019
  • (Invited) Creation of nanoparticles in critical fluids and their application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth (3CG 2018), Taipei, Taiwan.  2018
  • (Plenary) Creation of novel nano materials and their application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Workshop on New opportunities for interdisciplinary research in bio-nano science, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania.  2018
  • (Invited) Development of nano robotics and its application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Physics Seminar, Laver LT6, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.  2018
  • (Invited) Synthesis of nanoparticles in critical fluids and their application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Scientific Seminar, Hume Rothery Lecture Theatre, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.  2018
  • (Invited) Benefits of participation in Horizon 2020 as a non-EU member  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Benefits of participation in Horizon 2020: Innovative Training Networks for young researchers - a testimony by the "Enabling Excellence" project, Delegation of the European Union to Japan, Tokyo, Japan.  2018
  • (Plenary) Synthesis of nanomaterials via self-assembly and their application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    The 4th International Conference on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Nanobiotechnology (3NANO2017), Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.  2017
  • (Plenary) Nano robotics: Fundamentals and applications  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Engineering Technologies and Innovations Conference: Global Trends, Local Actions, University of San Jose – Recoletos, Cebu, Philippines.  2017
  • (Invited) Development of nano robotics for biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    BIT’s 7th Annual World Congress of Nano Science & Technology – 2017 (Nano-S&T-2017), Fukuoka, Japan.  2017
  • (Invited) Development of nano robotics and application of nano robots to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Seminar on Advanced Science, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.  2017
  • (Invited) Synthesis of nano structures and materials via self-assembly and their application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Seminar on Advanced Chemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.  2017
  • (Invited) Synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles for the development of nano robotics for biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    World Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Rome, Italy.  2017
  • (Invited) Nano robotics: its application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    SMBC Seminar, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Tokyo, Japan.  2017
  • (Plenary) Towards the establishment of nano robotics: Self-organisation, self-assembly and synchronisation on nano scales  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    2016 RBC International Workshop on Biocompatible Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Bio-Medical Applications, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  2016
  • (Plenary) Nano robotics for biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    NanoteC16: Carbon Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.  2016
  • (Plenary) Self-assembly of atoms, molecules and particles on nano scales  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Conference on Science and Technology: Future Challenges and Solutions (STFCS-2016), University of Mysore, Mysuru, India.  2016
  • (Invited) The status of nanomaterials and bionanoscience research in Japan  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Nanomaterials and Bionanoscience in Japan-Europe Cooperation, Europe-Japan Academic Workshop for Sharing Ideas and Experiences towards Strategic Partnership Building, Thessaloniki, Greece.  2016
  • (Invited) Introduction to bio-nano science and technology  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    School of Engineering & Physical Sciences, College of Science, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.  2016
  • (Plenary) Nano robotics: its application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Recent Trends in Drug Development RTDD-2015, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.  2015
  • (Plenary) Nano soft matter science based on carbon nano materials  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    NanoteC15: Carbon Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.  2015
  • (Invited) Self-organisation on nano scales  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Physics Colloquium, University of Houston, Houston, USA.  2015
  • (Plenary) Nano robotics: Fundamentals and applications  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Conference on Contemporary Advances on Science and Technologies (IC-CAST), Varanasi, India.  2015
  • (Plenary) Soft matter science based on fullerene and carbon nano materials  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Fullerenes – Past, Present and Future, Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Buckminster Fullerene, The Royal Society and The Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK.  2015
  • (Invited) Development of nano robotics: Application of nano robots to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Nanotechnology Seminar, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA.  2015
  • (Plenary) Nanoscience and nanotechnology: their application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Nanotechnology Seminar, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.  2014
  • (Plenary) Nanotechnology: its application to biomedicine  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar on Bio-Nano Technology in Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical University, Ministry of National Health Guard Affairs, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  2014
  • Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar on Bio-Nano Technology in Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical University, Ministry of National Health Guard Affairs, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  2014
  • (Plenary) Self-organisation and self-assembly of molecules and particles on nano scales  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Conference on Advancements in Materials, Health and Safety towards Sustainable Energy and Environment (MHS 2014), Chennai, India.  2014
  • Toru Maekawa
    Special Lecture, Engineering College, Kottayam, India.  2014
  • Toru Maekawa
    Special Lecture, Mangalam College of Engineering, Chochin, India.  2014
  • (Invited) Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and their application to bio-medical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    MANA Special Seminar, International Center for Materials Nanoarchtectonics, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan.  2013
  • (Plenary) Nanomaterials: low temperature synthesis via self-assembly and their application to biomedical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Conference on Frontiers in Energy, Environment, Health and Materials Research (EEMR-2013), Bhubaneswar, India.  2013
  • (Plenary) Creation of nanostructures via self-organisation and self-assembly and their application to biomedical technology  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Workshop on New Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Research in Bio-Nano-Science, Institute of Biology Bucharest, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania.  2013
  • (Invited) Creation of nanostructures via self-organisation and self-assembly and the application of nanostructures to biomedical engineering  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Special Seminar, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania.  2013
  • (Plenary) Nanotechnology: application to bio-medical study  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    India-Japan Symposium on Frontiers in Science & Technology: Successes and Emerging Challenges, Indian Embassy Auditorium, Tokyo, Japan.  2012
  • (Invited) Creation of nanostructures at low temperature via self-assembly and their application to bio-medical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Begbroke Science Forum, Begbroke Science Park, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.  2012
  • (Plenary) Low temperature creation of carbon nanostructures via self-assembly  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    NanoteC2012: Nanotechnology in Carbon and Related Materials, Brighton, UK.  2012
  • (Invited) Introduction to and activities at the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    IIT Delhi Workshop on Bio Nanotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Delhi, India.  2012
  • (Plenary) Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and their application to bio-medical studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    New Age Science and Technology for Sustainable Development, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur, India.  2012
  • (Plenary) Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and their application to bio-medical research  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Workshop on Nanoparticles and Complex Nanostructures for Biotechnology, Biomedicine and Microfluidics, Romanian Academy, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania.  2012
  • (Plenary) Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and their application to bio-medical study  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    The 1st Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research Conference (AP-IRC 2011), Toyohashi, Japan.  2011
  • (Invited) Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and self-organisation and their application to bio-nano science and technology  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    MANA Special Seminar, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan.  2011
  • (Invited) Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and their application to bio-nano fusion technology  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Physics and Chemistry Seminar, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.  2011
  • (Plenary) Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and their application to bio-nano fusion technology  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Conference on Futuristic Science & Technology in Frontier Areas, Trivandrum, India.  2011
  • (Invited) Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and their application to bio-nano fusion technology  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    BNERC-IIT Delhi International Seminar, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Delhi, India.  2011
  • (Invited) Creation of nanostructures and their application to bio-nano fusion research  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    EIIRIS Special Seminar, Electronics Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute, Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Japan.  2011
  • (Plenary) Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly at room temperature, cluster structures and dynamics, and bio-nano fusion technology  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Nanotech Malaysia 2010: International Conference on Enabling Science and Nanotechnology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  2010
  • (Invited) Introduction to the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre and dynamic and formation of nanostructures via self-organisation  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Centre for Molecular Nanoscience, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.  2010
  • (Invited) Introduction to the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre and bio-nano fusion studies  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Materials Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.  2010
  • (Plenary) Low temperature creation of carbon nanostructures and their application to the development of bio-medical devices  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    NanoteC2010: International Conference on Carbon Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Oxford, UK.  2010
  • (Plenary) Creation of nanostructures and their application to bio-nano fusion research  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Solid-State Systems Symposium, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.  2010
  • (Plenary) New technology for the dissociation of CO2  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    2010 World Alliance Forum in Awaji, Awaji, Japan.  2010
  • (Plenary) Nanostructures created via self-assembly and their application to bio-nano fusion research  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Symposium on Nanotechnology and Healthcare, Jaipur, India.  2009
  • (Invited) Introduction to the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre and bio-nano fusion research  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    ATI Seminar, Advanced Technology Institute, University of Surrey, Guilford, UK.  2008
  • (Plenary) Room temperature production and manipulation of carbon nanostructures  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    NanoteC2008: International Conference on Nanotechnology in Carbon and Related Materials, Brighton, UK.  2008
  • (Invited) Creation of bio-nano devices via self-organisation  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Laser Application Seminar, Taipei, Taiwan.  2007
  • (Plenary) Creation of carbon nano/micro structures and bio-nano hybrid structures via self-assembly at low temperature  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    NanoteC2007: International Conference on Carbon Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Brighton, UK.  2007
  • (Invited) Overview of research at the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Asylum Research Workshop, Santa Barbara, California, USA.  2007
  • (Invited) Overview of the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre, Recent Advances and New Directions in Bio-Nanotechnology  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA.  2007
  • (Invited) Towards the creation of bio-nano devices via self-organisation and self-assembly  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies Seminar, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA.  2007  Santa Barbara, USA.
  • (Plenary) Development of bio-nano fusion devices via self-organisation and self-assembly  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    The 14th Korean Conference on Semiconductors, Jeju, Korea.  2007  Jeju, Korea.
  • (Plenary) Self-organisation/self-assembly in nano/micro systems  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference 2006, Gyeongju, Korea.  2006
  • (Invited) Introduction to the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre and recent progress in nano complex systems research  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, UK.  2006
  • (Invited) Introduction to the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre and recent progress in nano complex systems research  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Queen Mary College, University of London, London, UK.  2006
  • (Invited) Brief introduction to the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK.  2006
  • (Invited) Introduction to bio-nano fusion research at the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, UK.  2006
  • (Invited) Self-organisation, self-assembly and synchronisation induced in nano/micro magnetic particles disperse systems  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar at UCSB-MIT-Caltec Institute of Biotechnologies, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA.  2006  Santa Barbara, USA.
  • (Invited) Introduction to Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre and recent progress in nano complex systems research  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.  2005  Oxford, UK
  • (Invited) Brief introduction to the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Nanotechnology Seminar, Advanced Technology Institute, University of Surrey, Gilford, UK.  2005
  • (Plenary) Manipulation of carbon nanotubes and creation of carbon structures at room temperature  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    NanoteC2005: International Conference on Carbon Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Brighton, UK.  2005
  • (Plenary) Self-organisation in nano/micro systems  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    New Materials Science: Kyoto – UCSB Workshop, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.  2005
  • (Invited) Self-organisation in micro/nano systems  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    ICYS Special Seminar, International Center for Young Scientists, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan.  2005
  • (Plenary) Self-organisation and self-assembly in nano/micro particles’ dispersion systems  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    The University of Montana-Toyo University Symposium on Bio-Nano Science and Technology, University of Montana, Missoula, USA.  2004
  • (Plenary) Bioscience and nanotechnology  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    President’s Lecture Series, University of Montana, Missoula, USA.  2004
  • (Plenary) Self-organisation/self-assembly in nano/micro particles' disperse systems  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    NanoteC2003: International Conference on Carbon Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Brighton, UK.  2003
  • (Invited) Self-organisation/assembly in nonlinear systems  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania.  2002
  • (Invited) Cluster growth and structures: Universality and application  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Imperial College London, London, UK.  2001
  • (Invited) Soft matter science: Colloidal systems and critical fluids  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.  2001
  • (Invited) Self-organisation in nonlinear systems: from mesoscopic to macroscopic  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, London, UK.  2001
  • (Invited) Nonlinearity: Chaos and fractals  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    Lecture, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, USA.  2000
  • (Invited) Self-oganisation in nonlinear systems  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    International Seminar, Department of Thermodynamics and Institute of Complex Fluids, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania.  2000
  • (Invited) Convective instabilities induced in a critical fluid  [Invited]
    Toru Maekawa
    The 33rd COSPAR (Committee on Space Research) Scientific Assembly, Warsaw, Poland.  2000

Industrial Property Rights

  • 特許Japanese patent number: 6321305:(Japanese patent) Nanoparticles for drug delivery    2018/04/13
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特願PCT/JP2017/011834:Material for drug delivery  2017年/03/23
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特願2016-60520:Material  2016年/03/24
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特許Japanese patent number: 5213227:(Japanese Patent) Method for producing amorphous carbon thin film    2013/03/08
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特許Japanese patent number: 5213223:(Japanese Patent) Method of decomposing carbon-containing compound and method for producing carbon nano/micro structure    2013/03/08
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特願European patent application number: 08792703.4:(European Patent) Method of decomposing carbon-containing compound, method for producing carbon nano/micro structure and method for producing carbon thin film  2012年/04/29
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特願Indian patent application number: 888KOLNP/2010:(Indian Patent) Method of decomposing carbon-containing compound, method for producing carbon nano/micro structure and method for producing carbon thin film  2012年/03/27
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特願US patent application number: 12/675361:(US Patent) Method of decomposing carbon-containing compound, method for producing carbon nano/micro structure and method for producing carbon thin film  2012年/02/25
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特許Japanese patent number: 4708337:(Japanese Patent) Method of decomposing carbon dioxide and method of forming carbon-particle structure    2011/03/25
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特許US patent number: 11/597,231:(US Patent) Method of decomposing carbon dioxide and method of forming carbon-particle structure    2010/10/05
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特許Chinese patent number: 200580017005.4:(Chinese Patent) Method of decomposing carbon dioxide and method of forming carbon-particle structure 二氧化碳的分解方法和碳顆粒結构体的形成方法    2009/09/16
    Toru Maekawa
  • 特願US patent application number: 20100158657:(US Patent) Method for manipulation using rotational magnetic field  2005年/08/12
    Toru Maekawa

Awards & Honors

  • 2014 The 4th International Conference on Nanotek & Expo Best Poster Award
     Strategist PLGA nano-capsules to deliver siRNA for inhibition of carcinoma and neuroblastoma cell lines by knockdown of proto-oncogene 
    受賞者: A. Raichur;Y. Nakajima;Y. Nagaoka;T. Maekawa;D.S. Kumar
  • 2014 NANOSMAT 2014 Best Poster Award
     Cancer therapy based on shape dependent biocompatible gold hybrid nano structures 
    受賞者: S. Raveendran;N. Chauhan;V. Palaninathan;T. Maekawa;D.S. Kumar
  • 2012 Nanocon 2012 Tasilo Prnka Prize
     Nanoformulation facilitated disruption of vasculogenesis: Approach towards neo-angiogenic treatment 
    受賞者: S. Veeranarayanan;A.C. Poulose;M.S. Mohamed;Y. Nagaoka;S. Kashiwada;Y. Yoshida;T. Maekawa;D.S. Kumar
  • 2012 Asian Allergy Asthma Foundation Best Poster Award
     Trafficking and superior therapeutic proficiency of hybrid lipid nanoparticles encapsulating the ribosome inactivating ptotein-curcin across in vitro blood brain barrier 
    受賞者: M.S. Mohamad;S. Veeranarayanan;A. Baliyan;A.C. Poulose;Y. Nagaoka;H. Minegishi;Y. Shimane;Y. Yoshida;T. Maekawa;D.S. Kumar
  • 2011 2nd Nano Today Student Travel Award
     Aptamer-labeled PLGA nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery in breast cancer 
    受賞者: A. Aravind;S. Veeranarayanan;A. Mathew;S.H. Varghese;T. Fukuda;T. Hasumura;S. Nagoaka;T. Maekawa;Y. Yoshida;D.S. Kumar
  • 2011 Nanocon2011 Best Poster Award
     Application of biofunctionalized magnetic nanoparticles for cell manipulation studies 
    受賞者: B.G. Nair;Y. Nagaoka;T. Fukuda;H. Morimoto;T. Mizuki;D.S. Kumar;T. Maekawa
  • 2011 NanoteC2011 Best Poster Award
     Aligned clusters formed by C60 molecules and sulphur in benzene 
    受賞者: S. Kurosu;T. Fukuda;T. Hasumura;T. Maekawa
  • 2008 NanoteC2008; Best Poster Award;
     Synthesis of carbon nanostructures and solubility of fullerenes in critical benzene; 
    受賞者: T. Fukuda;Y. Hayasaki;T. Hasumura;S. Kurosu;R. Whitby;T. Maekawa
  • 2008 University of Brighton; The 2008 Staff Innovation Award;
     Decomposition of carbon dioxide at room temperature 
    受賞者: Toru maekawa;Raymond Whitby;Andy Cundy
  • 2007 NanoteC2007 Best Poster Award
     Double stranded DNAs adsorption onto multi-walled carbon nanotubes 
    受賞者: K. Ishii;Y. Yamasaki;M. Shimizu;M. Kojima;A. Inoue;T. Maekawa
  • 2006 The Japanese Society for Engineering Education; Prize for Engineering Education;
     Interesting Science 
    受賞者: Toru Maekawa;Harry Kroto

Research Grants & Projects

  • Erasmus+: KA 107 International Mobility
    European Commission, EU:Erasmus+ Programme
    Date (from‐to) : 2017 
    Author : PI) Lia Dolga; Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Development of innovative biomedical and environmental devices based on bio-nano hybrid structures
    MEXT:Grant for the Programme for the Strategic Research Foundation at Private Universities
    Date (from‐to) : 2011/04 -2016/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Evolving Nanocarbon Strategies in (bio-) Organic Remits (ENSOR)
    European Commission, EU:Marie Curie Actions: IRSES
    Date (from‐to) : 2011/09 -2015/08 
    Author : PI) Raymond Whitby; Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Low/room temperature creation of novel nano structures in critical fluids
    Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS):Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Challenging Exploratory Research
    Date (from‐to) : 2012/04 -2015/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Research and education in collaboration with overseas universities and industries
    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT):Grant for the Programme for the Activation of Research and Education at Private Universities
    Date (from‐to) : 2013/04 -2014/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Quantum dot conjugated single walled carbon nanotubes for imaging and therapy
    JSPS:Bilateral Programme
    Date (from‐to) : 2012/04 -2014/03 
    Author : PI) D. Sakthi Kumar; Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Advanced educational programme on bio/nano/medical science
    MEXT:Grant for the Programme for the Activation of Research and Education at Private Universities
    Date (from‐to) : 2012/04 -2013/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Development of bio/mecha/photo fusion devices
    MEXT:Grant for the Establishment of High-Tech Research Centres
    Date (from‐to) : 2006/04 -2011/03 
    Author : Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
  • The International Symposium on Bioscience and Nanotechnology
    International Technology Center - Pacific, USA:
    Date (from‐to) : 2008/11 -2008/12 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa; Daniel Morse
  • Creation of novel carbon nano structures utilising critical fluids
    JSPS:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Exploratory Research
    Date (from‐to) : 2005/04 -2008/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Fusion of novel functional microorganisms and nanotechnology
    MEXT:21st Century's Centre of Excellence Programme
    Date (from‐to) : 2003/04 -2008/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • JSPS:Invitation of Eminent Researchers(Sir John Walker, 1997 Nobel Prize Laureate for Chemistry)
    Date (from‐to) : 2004/04 -2007/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Development of novel devices based on extremophiles and nano electronics
    MEXT:Grant for the Establishment of High-Tech Research Centres
    Date (from‐to) : 2001/04 -2006/03 
    Author : Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Investigation of Scope and Parameters for Bio-Nanotechnology Research between UK and Japan
    Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK:
    Date (from‐to) : 2004/09 -2005/08 
    Author : PI) Sir; Harry Kroto; Co-PIs) Toru Maekawa; Raymond Whitby
  • Heat propagation modes in critical fluids
    JSPS:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Exploratory Research
    Date (from‐to) : 2002/04 -2005/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • JSPS:Invitation of Eminent Researchers (Sir Harry Kroto, 1996 Nobel Prize Laureate for Chemistry)
    Date (from‐to) : 2001/04 -2004/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Development of microfluidic devices utilising electroosmotic forces and self-organisation of ferromagnetic colloidal particles
    JSPS:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Scientific Research (B)
    Date (from‐to) : 2001/04 -2004/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Growth of homogeneous compound semiconductors by the travelling heater method
    JSPS:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Scientific Research (B)
    Date (from‐to) : 1999/04 -2002/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Development of intelligent systems and elucidation of biological functions based on life and quantum sciences
    MXT:Grant for the Establishment of High-Tech Research Centres
    Date (from‐to) : 1996/04 -2001/03 
    Author : Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Development of fast switching devices by the control of wavefunctions
    JSPS:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Exploratory Research
    Date (from‐to) : 1997/04 -1999/03 
    Author : PI) Toru Maekawa
  • Active Control of Transport Processes in Manufacturing of Materials
    JSPS:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: International Academic Research
    Date (from‐to) : 1996/04 -1998/03 
    Author : Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
  • High-precision Measurement and Active Control of Solidification
    JSPS:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: on Priority Area
    Date (from‐to) : 1993/04 -1996/03 
    Author : Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
  • A Study on Bubble Dynamics in a Liquid under Temperature, Concentration or Electric Potential Gradient
    Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS):Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Scientific Research (B)
    Date (from‐to) : 1990/04 -1992/03 
    Author : Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
  • A study on heat and fluid flow in melt growth process of single crystal
    Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS):Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Scientific Research (B)
    Date (from‐to) : 1988/04 -1990/03 
    Author : Co-PI) Toru Maekawa

Teaching Experience

  • Web educationWeb education Toyo University
  • English for science and technologyEnglish for science and technology Toyo University
  • Molecular dynamicsMolecular dynamics Toyo University
  • Introduction to bio-nano science and technologyIntroduction to bio-nano science and technology Toyo University
  • Nonlinear scienceNonlinear science Toyo University
  • Biophysics (Quamtum mechanics)Biophysics (Quamtum mechanics) Toyo University
  • Statistical mechanicsStatistical mechanics Toyo University
  • ThermodynamicsThermodynamics Toyo University
  • ElectromagnetismElectromagnetism Toyo University
  • Classical mechanicsClassical mechanics Toyo University

Committee Membership

  • 2012 - Today   Nanomaterials and the Environment, Versita;   Editorial Advisory Board Member
  • 2018/07 -2019/03   Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)   Expert Committee Member, Top Global University project
  • 2017/04 -2018/03   Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)   Expert Committee Member: A, Top Global University Project
  • 2016 -2016   International Workshop on Biocompatible Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Bio-Medical Applications,   Co-Chair
  • 2016 -2016   Czech Science Foundation, Czech Republic;   Scientific Reviewer
  • 2016 -2016   Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan;   Expert Committee Member, Re-inventing Japan Project
  • 2004 -2015   National Institute for Materials Science, Japan;   Scientific Advisor
  • 2014 -2014   Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan;   Expert Committee Member: Top Global University Project
  • 2011 -2013   Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan;   Expert Committee Member: Re-Inventing Japan Project
  • 2012 -2012   Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research Conference;   International Advisory Board Member and Associate Editor
  • 2011 -2012   Romanian National Council for Scientific Research, Romania;   Expert Evaluator
  • 2009 -2012   Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan;   Expert Committee Member: Institutional Programme for Young Researcher Overseas Visits
  • 2011 -2011   International Conference on Enabling Science and Nanotechnology;   International Advisory Board Member
  • 2010 -2011   Solid-State Systems Symposium;   International Advisory Board Member
  • 2010 -2010   International Conference on Frontiers in Nanoscience and Technology;   International Advisory Board Committee Member
  • 2010 -2010   International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology;   International Editor
  • 2007 -2010   Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan;   Expert Committee Member: Programme for Enhancing Systematic Education in Graduate Schools