22-2-19
Daniel Packwood will be the iCeMS PI Board Chair from April 2019. Can he handle such a responsibility?

18-2-19
Paper on tin thiocyanate semiconductors published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C. A great collaboration with the Pattanasattayavong group at VISTEC, Thailand!

13-12-18
Daniel Packwood opines further about internationalisation at Japanese universities at the 5th CoPURA Meeting, held at the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo.

12-12-18
Our other paper "Materials informatics for self-assembly of functionalized organic precursors on metal surfaces" has also been highlighted in the Nature Communications themed collection on supramolecular chemistry. The nice chaps.

25-10-18
Daniel Packwood puts in his ten cents about internationalisation at Japanese universities at the 2nd Research University Consortium Symposium (第2回研究大学コンソーシアムシンポジウム) in Tokyo. 

3-9-18
Daniel Packwood teaches Markov chain Monte Carlo and R programming at the 2018 Kyoto University Data Science Summer School. Notes will be uploaded soon.

1-9-18
Theoretical chemist Dr. Debashis Sahu joins as a postdoc researcher.

5-7-18
Our paper "Chemical and Entropic Control on the Molecular Self-Assembly Process" (published last year) has been highlighted in a Nature Communications themed collection on supramolecular chemistry.

4-7-18
We held the first iCeMS-iTHEMS Joint Workshop on Interdisciplinary Biology. Thank you to all participants for contributing to such a successful event. Presentation slides can be viewed here.

1-7-18
Kyoto University students Koichi Oyakawa (from mathematics) and Kotaro Uzawa (from physics) joined as research assistants.

25-6-18
Paper on materials informatics for surface-assisted molecular self-assembly published in Nature Communications.

25-4-18
Postdoc Xinqian Li introduces density functional theory at the iCeMS Learning Lounge (video to be uploaded soon).

9-4-18
Postdoc Xinqian Li's paper on substrate-molecule decoupling published in AIP Advances.

27-1-18
Paper on covalent organic frameworks published in Journal of the American Chemical Society (collaboration led by the Horike group from iCeMS)

5-10-17
Bayesian Optimization for Materials Science is now available from Springer. This short monograph is intended for materials scientists who are interested in machine learning techniques, and has been published as part of the series SpringerBriefs in the Mathematics of Materials

18-8-17
Article published in the Japanese chemistry magazine Kagaku (English title: Prediction of graphene nanoribbon assembly via a mathematical model - the counter-intuitive role of entropy)

30-7-17
Daniel Packwood speaks at Mathematics Summer (数理サマー), a public event organized by RIKEN iTHEMS, Kyoto University RIMS, and Kyoto University KUIAS.

18-7-17
Paper on dye-sensitized solar cells published in ChemSusChem (collaboration led by the Imahori group from iCeMS)

8-7-17
Daniel Packwood speaks at TedXKyotoUniversity

3-7-17
Guoxi Zhang from the Kyoto University Graduate School of Informatics joins as a summer student.

30-5-17
Paper on Bayesian optimisation for surface-adsorbed molecules published in Applied Physics Express.

14-2-17
Paper on surface-assisted molecular self-assembly published in Nature Communications

1-10-16