JWRS Best Paper Award

The following paper from our laboratory was awarded the 15th JWRS Best Paper Award, and the award ceremony was held on March 17. Jiawei Wang, Eiji Minami, Mohd Asmadi, Haruo Kawamoto (2021) Thermal degradation of hemicellulose and cellulose in ball-milled cedar and beech wood, Journal of Wood Science, 67(32) This paper is open access and anyone can read it here.

Best Poster Award

At the 30th Annual Meeting of the Energy Society of Japan held in August 2021, Mr. Ishikawa of our laboratory won the Best Poster Award for the following presentation. Congratulations! Decomposition behavior of sucrose in in-liquid plasma, Sakutaro Ishikawa


Our laboratory’s paper on the carbonization mechanism of cellulose is now on the cover picture of ChemistryOpen. Cover picture is here. Cover profile is here. Full paper is here.

Presentation Award

Jiaqi Wang, the doctoral student of our lab, won the Best Student Oral Presentation Award for his presentation entitled “Cell wall effects in pyrolysis of lignin in cedar wood” at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society held on March 19-21, 2021. Congratulations!

The annual meeting of JIE

On August 7th and 8th, the 28th Annual Meeting of the Japan Institute of Energy was held at Kansai University, and 10 students and 2 faculty members attended from our laboratory.  Our laboratory had nine oral presentations and one poster presentation. I think all the students made excellent presentations. The program is available from here.