Name FUJITA Hiroyuki
Official Title Professor
Affiliation Advanced Research Laboratories
Profile Hiroyuki Fujita is Honorary Director of Advanced Research Laboratory of Canon Medical Systems Corporation. He is also a Professor of Tokyo City University and Professor Emeritus of The University of Tokyo, where he served as a Professor in the Institute of Industrial Science of the University over 38 years. He was a visiting professor in MIT and UC Berkeley. He received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from The University of Tokyo in 1975, 1977 and 1980, respectively. He is currently engaged in the investigation of MEMS/NEMS for bio/nano technology and IoT.
Research Field(Keyword & Summary)
  1. MEMS-in-TEM experiment for simultaneous visualization and measurement of nanomaterials, vibrational energy harvesters using ionic liquids, and bio molecular/cellular characterization using MEMS tools

    MEMS-in-TEM experiment for simultaneous visualization and measurement of nanomaterials, vibrational energy harvesters using ionic liquids, and bio molecular/cellular characterization using MEMS tools

Representative Papers
  1. 1. Tauran, Y., Kumemura, M., Tarhan, M.C., Perret, G., Perret, F., Jalabert, L., Collard, D., Fujita, H., Coleman, A.W. “Direct measurement of the mechanical properties of a chromatin analog and the epigenetic effects of para-sulphonato-calix[4]arene”, Scientific Reports, 9-1, (2019)
  2. 2. Mehmet C. Tarhan, Nicolas Lafitte, Yannick Tauran, Laurent Jalabert, Momoko Kumemura, Grégoire Perret, Beomjoon Kim, Anthony W. Coleman, Hiroyuki Fujita & Dominique Collard, “A rapid and practical technique for real-time monitoring of biomolecular interactions using mechanical responses of macromolecules” Scientific Reports, 6:28001, (2016) DOI: 10.1038/srep28001
  3. 3. Mehmet C. Tarhan, Ryuji Yokokawa, Laurent Jalabert, Dominique Collard, Hiroyuki Fujita “Pick-and-Place Assembly of Single Microtubules” Small, Vol. 13, Issue 32, 1701136 (2017)
  4. 4. Hiroaki Honma, Yukiya Tohyama, Hiroyuki Mitsuya, Gen Hashiguchi, Hiroyuki Fujita, Hiroshi Toshiyoshi, ""A Power Density Enhanced MEMS Electrostatic Energy Harvester with Symmetrized High Aspect Ratio Comb Electrodes,"" J. Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 29, p. 084002. 6439/ab2371, (2019)
  5. 5. Vivek Menon, Matthieu Denoual, Hiroshi Toshiyoshi, and Hiroyuki Fujita, ""Self-contained on-chip fluid actuation for flow initiation in liquid cell transmission electron microscopy,"" Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (Rapid Communication), vol. 58, p. 090909 (6pp)., (2019)
  6. 6. Shin-nosuke Uno, Mako Kamiya, Toshitada, Yoshihara, Ko Sugawara, Kohki Okabe, Mehmet Tarhan, Hiroyuki Fujita, Takashi, Funatsu, Yasushi Okada, Seiji Tobita, and Yasuteru Urano ""A spontaneously blinking fluorophore based on intramolecular spirocyclization for live-cell super-resolution imaging,” Nature Chemistry, Vol.6, pp. 681–689 (2014).
  7. 7. M. C. Tarhan, Y. Orazov, R. Yokokawa, S. L. Karsten and H. Fujita “Biosensing MAPs as “Roadblocks”: Kinesin-based Functional istrnalysis of Tau Protein Isoforms and Mutants Using Suspended Microtubules,” Lab on a Chip, 13, 16, 3217-322 (2013)
  8. 8. Dominique Collard, Soo Hyeon Kim, T. Osaki, M. Kumemura, B.J. Kim, D. Fourmy, Teruo Fujii, Shoji Takeuchi, S. L. Karsten, Hiroyuki Fujita “Nano Bioresearch Approach by Microtechnology”, Drug Discovery Today, 18, 11–12, 552-559 (2013)
  9. 9. Yannick Rondelez, Guillaume Tresset, Takako Nakashima, Yasuyuki Kato-Yamada, Hiroyuki Fujita, Shoji Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Noji, “Highly Coupled ATP Synthesis by F1-ATPase Single” Nature, Vol.433, pp.773-777 (2005)
  10. 10. Yannick Rondelez, Guillaum Tresset, K.V. Tabata, H. Arata, Hiroyuki Fujita, Shoji Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Noji “Microfabricated Arrays of Femtoliter Chambers Allow Single Molecule Enzymology” Nature Biotechnology, Vol.23, No.3, pp.361-365 (2005)
  1. Not disclosed
Award 1. IEEE Robert Bosch Award for MEMS,
2. l'Ordre des Palmes Academiques from Government of France,
3. Docteur Honoris Causa from Ēcole Normale Supērieure de Cachan,
4. The Prize for Science and Technology -Research Category from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology,
5. Outstanding Achievement Award from The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research Support: Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Research Grants/Projects including subsidies, donations, grants, etc. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) "Correlation evaluation of single cell / cell site mechanical properties and gene expression information" Collaborator, PI: Prof. Momoko Kumemura (Kyushu Inst. Tech.) 2020-04-01 – 2023-03-31
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory) "Creation of Ge quantum structure on the surface of porous glass and its application to photoelectron fusion devices" Collaborator, PI: Prof. Kentaro Sawano (Tokyo City University)
Recruitment of research assistant(s) No
Affiliated academic society (Membership type) IEEJ (Fellow)
Education Field (Undergraduate level) Electrical Engineering
Education Field (Graduate level) High Voltage Engineering