Last Updated :2024/05/13

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Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor
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1-4-1,Kagamiyama,Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan, Japan
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Development of the nanofiber and nanogel by using self-assembly technology

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2015/10, 2017/10, The University of Kitakyushu, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2017/10, 2020/03, The University of Kitakyushu, CREST Researcher

Educational Backgrounds

  • Gyeonsang National University, Department of Chemistry, Chemistry, S.Korea, 2006/03, 2010/02
  • Gyeongsang National University, Department of Chemistry, Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, S. Korea, 2010/03, 2015/02

Academic Degrees

  • Gyeongsang National University

Research Fields

  • Chemistry;Materials chemistry;Organic and hybrid materials
  • Chemistry;Basic chemistry;Inorganic chemistry
  • Chemistry;Applied chemistry;Polymer chemistry

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  2. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Technical English
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Experimental Chemical Engineering
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Chemical Engineering Exercise II
  5. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Graduation Thesis
  6. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering B
  7. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Chemical Engineering B
  8. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Chemical Engineering

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Controllable Drug-Release Ratio and Rate of Doxorubicin-Loaded Natural Composite Films Based on Polysaccharides: Evaluation of Transdermal Permeability Potential, ACS OMEGA, 9(1), 1936-1944, 20231229
  2. ★, Controlled Release of Drug-Encapsulated Protein Films with Various Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Concentrations, Langmuir, 39, 8908-8915, 20230614
  3. Platinum(ii) terpyridine-based supramolecular polymer gels with induced chirality, SOFT MATTER, 19(48), 9365-9368, 20231213
  4. Exploring the effects of glyco-copolymer architectures on the solution self-assembly of amphiphilic thermoresponsive linear, star, and cyclic polymers, POLYMER CHEMISTRY, 14(33), 3834-3842, 20230822
  5. ★, Drug-Loaded Biocompatible Chitosan Polymeric Films with Both Stretchability and Controlled Release for Drug Delivery, ACS OMEGA, 8(1), 1282-1290, 20230110
  6. Electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide to C2 products using a copper-sulfide, nanoparticle electrode synthesized by thermal decomposition of sulfur and copper-amine complex ink, NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, 46(41), 19633-19637, 20221024
  7. Simple direct fabrication of manganese oxide 3-D electrodes on Ni foam via thermal decomposition of manganese Formate-Amine ink for supercapacitors, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING B-ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL SOLID-STATE MATERIALS, 285, 202211
  8. Circularly Polarized Luminescence Active Supramolecular Nanotubes Based on Pt-II Complexes That Undergo Dynamic Morphological Transformation and Helicity Inversion, ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 61(38), 20220919
  9. Effective release of corrosion inhibitor by cellulose nanofibers and zeolite particles in self-healing coatings for corrosion protection, PROGRESS IN ORGANIC COATINGS, 154, 106194, 202105
  10. Organic solvent-based thermo-electrochemical cells with an iron(ii/iii) triflate redox couple for use in harvesting low-grade waste heat at 100-200 degrees C, SUSTAINABLE ENERGY & FUELS, 6(8), 1940-1944, 20220412
  11. Simple synthesis of copper sulfide film using self-reducible copper formate-amine-sulfur complex paste at less than 200oC, Chemical Physics Letters, 739(16), 139460, 2022
  12. ★, In Situ Supramolecular Gel Formed by Cyclohexane Diamine with Aldehyde Derivative, POLYMERS, 14(3), 202202
  13. ★, Simple Formation of Cancer Drug-Containing Self-Assembled Hydrogels with Temperature and pH-Responsive Release, Langmuir, 37(38), 11269-11275, 20210817
  14. ★, Stretchable calix[4]arene-based gels by induction of water, JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, 138(42), 20210910
  15. Self-reducible copper complex inks with two amines for copper conductive films via calcination below 100 oC, Chemical Physics Letters, 763, 138248, 20210116
  16. Coassembled Nanoparticles Composed of Functionalized Mesoporous Silica and Pillar[5]arene-Appended Gold Nanoparticles as Mitochondrial-Selective Dual-Drug Carriers, PARTICLE & PARTICLE SYSTEMS CHARACTERIZATION, 37(9), 20200730
  17. ★, Controllable Mechanical Properties of Anthraquinone-urea Gel Depending on the Catalyst Effect and Their Sensing Ability for Fluoride Anion, European Polymer Journal, 133(15), 109774, 202006
  18. ★, Monodisperse Micelles with Aggregation Numbers Related to Platonic Solids, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 202006
  19. Structural Polymorphism of Resorcinarene Assemblies, Langmuir, 36(22), 6222, 20200530
  20. Synthesis and characterization of nanoemulsion-mediated core crosslinked T nanoparticles, and in vivo pharmacokinetics depending on the structural characteristics, Journal of Controlled Release, 324, 405, 202005
  21. Unraveling the kinetics of the structural development during polymerization-induced self-assembly: decoupling the polymerization and the micelle structure, Polymer Chemistry, 11, 1514-1524, 20200201
  22. Cyclodextrin-based nanoparticles encapsulating alpha-mangostin and their drug release behavior: potential carriers of alpha-mangostin for cancer therapy, Polymer Journal, 52, 457-466, 2020
  23. Bundling Process of Citrulline Polypeptides upon UCST-Type Phase Separation, J. Phys. Chem. B, 124(20), 4036-4043, 2020
  24. Beryllium-Ion-Selective PEDOT Solid Contact Electrode Based on 9,10-Dinitrobenzo-9-Crown-3-Ether, sensors, 20(21), 6375, 2020
  25. Bispicolyamine-Based Supramolecular Polymeric Gels Induced by Distinct Different Driving Forces with and without Zn2+, Int. J. Mol. Sci., 21(13), 4617, 202006
  26. Stable shape for copper film using low-temperature thermal decomposition of copper microparticles for printable electronics, Chemical Physics Letters, 761(16), 138055, 2020
  27. Self-reducible copper complex inks with aminediol and OH-based solvent for highly conductive copper film by calcination at low temperature under an air atmosphere, New Journal of Chemistry, 44, 2020
  28. Finely Controlled Circularly Polarized Luminescence of a Mechano-Responsive Supramolecular Polymer, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 58, 18878-18882, 20191018
  29. ★, Terpyridine-based complex nanofibers with Eu3+ as a highly selective chemical probes for UO22+, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 378, 120713, 2019
  30. ★, Self-assembled gels formed by covalent-bond that is able to include drug, European Polymer Journal, 118, 280-285, 2019
  31. ★, Monodisperse micelles composed of poly(ethylene glycol) attached surfactants: platonic nature in a macromolecular aggregate, Soft Matter, 15, 5371-5374, 2019
  32. Observing the Kinetic Pathway of Nanotube Formation from Bolaamphiphiles by Time-Resolved Small-Angle X-ray Scattering, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 123, 4340-4345, 2019
  33. ★, Spectroscopic Study of the Salicyladazine Derivative-UO22+ Complex and Its Immobilization to Mesoporous Silica, Nanomaterials, 9, 688, 2019
  34. Non-dependence of dodecamer structures on alkyl chain length in Platonic micelles, Soft Matter, 15, 3515-3519, 2019
  35. Discrete and Discontinuous Increase in the Micellar Aggregation Number: Effects of the Alkyl Chain Length on Platonic Micelles, Langmuir, 35, 3156-3161, 2019
  36. Dual and multiple stimuli-responsive platonic micelles bearing disaccharides, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 535, 8-15, 2019
  37. ★, Tuning of the aggregation number of Platonic micelles with a binary mixture of calix[4]arene surfactants, Chemical Communications, 55, 1303-1305, 2019
  38. ★, Morphological Transition of Oppositely Charged Calix[4]arene Surfactant Mixture, Langmuir, 34, 12109-12115, 2018
  39. Core-Shell-Corona Micelles from a Polyether-Based Triblock Terpolymer: Investigation of the pH-Dependent Micellar Structure, Langmuir, 34, 7813-7820, 2018
  40. Rediscovering the Monodispersity of Sulfonatocalix[4]arene-Based Micelles, Langmuir, 34, 5072-5078, 2018
  41. A tetramer micelle: the smallest aggregation number corresponding to the vertex number of regular polyhedra in platonic micelles, Soft Matter, 14, 875-878, 2018
  42. ★, Self-Assembled Coumarin Nanoparticle in Aqueous Solution as Selective Mitochondrial-Targeting Drug Delivery System, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 3380-3391, 2018
  43. A crown-ether-based moldable supramolecular gel with unusual mechanical properties and controllable electrical conductivity prepared by cation-mediated cross-linking, Polymer Chemistry, 9, 3900-3907, 2018
  44. Mitochondria-targeting self-assembled nanoparticles derived from triphenylphosphonium-conjugated cyanostilbene enable site-specific imaging and anticancer drug delivery, Nano Research, 11, 1082-1098, 2017
  45. ★, Ultraviolet Patterned Calixarene-Derived Supramolecular Gels and Films with Spatially Resolved Mechanical and Fluorescent Properties, ACS Nano, 11, 4155-4164, 2017
  46. Chiral Supramolecular Gels with Lanthanide Ions: Correlation between Luminescence and Helical Pitch, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 3799-3807, 2017
  47. Self-Assembled Tb3+ Complex Probe for Quantitative Analysis of ATP during Its Enzymatic Hydrolysis via Time-Resolved Luminescence in Vitro and in Vivo, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 722-729, 2017
  48. ★, Metallogel of bis(tetrazole)-appended pyridine derivative with CoBr2 as a chemoprobe for volatile gases containing chloride atom, Supramolecular Chemistry, 28, 870-873, 2016
  49. ★, Control of the rheological properties of clay nanosheet hydrogels with a guanidinium-attached calix[4]arene binder, Chemical Communications, 51, 15184-15187, 2015
  50. A benzothiazole-based receptor-immobilised silica nanoparticle as chemosensor for Hg2+, Supramolecular Chemistry, 27, 690-696, 2015
  51. Colorimetric Sensor for Zn(II) Using Induced Aggregation of Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles, Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 36, 2015
  52. Highly selective fluorescence imaging of zinc distribution in HeLa cells and Arabidopsis using a naphthalene-based fluorescent probe, Chemical Communications, 51, 7463-7465, 2015
  53. ★, Supramolecular gels with high strength by tuning of calix[4]arene-derived networks, Nature Communications, 6, 6650, 2015
  54. Enhanced NIR Radiation-Triggered Hyperthermia by Mitochondrial Targeting, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, 3017-3023, 2015
  55. Roles of both amines and acid in supramolecular hydrogel formation of tetracarboxyl acid-appended calix[4]arene gelator, RSC Advances, 2015
  56. Reversibly tunable helix inversion in supramolecular gels trigged by Co2+, Chemical Communications, 2014
  57. Fluorometric/colorimetric logic gates based on BODIPY-functionalized mesoporous silica, Analyst, 2014
  58. Luminescent Calix[4]arene-Based Metallogel Formed at Different Solvent Composition, Inorganic Chemistry, 2014
  59. Coumarin-Based Organogel Formed at Different Solvent Compositions and Their Luminescent Properties, Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 2014
  60. Control of Luminescence Properties in Naphthalene Diimide-Based Gel with Azodibenzoic Acid by Charge Transfer Interaction, Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 2014
  61. ★, Instant Visual Detection of Picogram Levels of Trinitrotoluene by Using Luminescent Metal-Organic Framework Gel-Coated Filter Paper, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2013
  62. ★, Reinforcement of a Sugar-Based Bolaamphiphile/Functionalized Graphene Oxide Composite Gel: Rheological and Electrochemical Properties, Langmuir, 2013
  63. ★, Luminescent metal-organic framework-functionalized graphene oxide nanocomposites and the reversible detection of high explosives, Nanoscale, 2013
  64. Fluorescent hydrogels formed by CH-pi and pi-pi interactions as the main driving forces: an approach toward understanding the relationship between fluorescence and structure, Chemical Communications, 2013
  65. ★, Coordination polymer gels with important environmental and biological applications, Chemical Society Reviews, 2013
  66. Control of the Shell Thickness of TiO2@SiO2 Particles and Its Surface Functionalization, Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 2013
  67. NTA-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for Visual Detection of Uranyl Ion, Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 2013
  68. ★, Fluorescent Composite Hydrogels of Metal-Organic Frameworks and Functionalized Graphene Oxide, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2012
  69. The influence of ultrasound on porphyrin-based metallogel formation: efficient control of H- and J-type aggregations, New Journal of Chemistry, 2012
  70. Mesoporous silica nanoparticles functionalized with a thymidine derivative for controlled release, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012
  71. ★, A tetrazole-based metallogel induced with Ag+ ion and its silver nanoparticle in catalysis, Soft Matter, 2012
  72. Controlled drug delivery from mesoporous silica using a pH-response release system, New Journal of Chemistry, 2012
  73. A BODIPY-functionalized bimetallic probe for sensitive and selective color-fluorometric chemosensing of Hg2+, Analyst, 2012
  74. A Mesoporous, Silica-Immobilized-Nanoparticle Colorimetric Chemosensor for the Detection of Nerve Agents, Advanced Functional Materials, 2011
  75. Distinctly Different Chemical Functionalities on the Internal and the External Surfaces of Silica Nanotubes, and Their Applications as Multi-Chemosensors, Chemistry - A European Journal, 2011
  76. Pyridine-based coordination polymeric hydrogel with Cu2+ ion and its encapsulation of a hydrophobic molecule, Chemical Communications, 2011
  77. The selective immobilization of curcumin onto the internal surface of mesoporous hollow silica particles by covalent bonding and its controlled release, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011
  78. ★, Fluorescence enhancement of a tetrazole-based pyridine coordination polymer hydrogel, New Journal of Chemistry, 2011
  79. Bisindole anchored mesoporous silica nanoparticles for cyanide sensing in aqueous media, Chemical Communications, 2011
  80. ★, Functionalized magnetic nanoparticles as chemosensors and adsorbents for toxic metal ions in environmental and biological fields, Chemical Society Reviews, 2011
  81. Polymersome formation induced by encapsulation of water-insoluble molecules within ABC triblock terpolymers, Polymer Chemistry

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Development of sustainable materials using self-assembly technology and application to DDS, Ji Ha Lee, Shikoku Branch Industry-Academia Joint Colloquium 2022, 2022/09/09, With Invitation, Japanese
  2. Development of self-assembled hydrogel using Transferrin with controllable drug release, Tomoyuki Tachibana, Ji Ha Lee, Akihiro Yabuki, The Society of Polymer Science Japan, 2022/09/07, Without Invitation, Japanese
  3. Development of photoresponsive gel with controllable drug release behavior, Wataru Kanda, Akihiro Yabuki, Ji Ha Lee, The Sociey of Polymer Science Japan, 2022/09/07, Without Invitation, Japanese
  4. Development of Hydrogel with Controllable Drug Release Behavior, Ji Ha Lee, IUMRS-ICYRAM 2022, 2022/08/05, With Invitation, English
  5. Control of drug release from stretchable chitosan-based films via acetic acid concentration,, Hijiri Wadmori, Akihiro Yabuki, Ji Ha Lee*, IUMRS-ICYRAM 2022, 2022/08/05, Without Invitation, English
  6. Development of Transferrin Hydrogels with Doxorubicin and Its Drug Release, Tomoyuki Tachibana, Akihiro Yabuki, Ji Ha Lee*, IUMRS-ICYRAM 2022, 2022/08/05, Without Invitation, English
  7. Development of calix[4]arene-based polymer gel using hydrazon reaction with cancer drug, Tomoyuki Tachibana, Akihiro Yabuki, Ji Ha Lee, The Polymer Society of Korea Meeting, 2021/10/20, Without Invitation, English
  8. Self-healing Corrosion Protective Coating using Nanofibers for Controlled Release of Inhibitor, Yusuke Takimoto, Ji Ha Lee, Akihiro Yabuki, The Polymer Society of Korea Meeting, 2021/10/20, Without Invitation, English
  9. Synthesis of supercapacitor electrode by thermal decomposition of manganese formate complex, Tomoya Ashida, Akihiro Yabuki, Ji Ha Lee, The Polymer Society of Korea Meeting, 2021/10/20, Without Invitation, English
  10. Improving the stability of chitosan hydrogel, Hijiri Wadmori, Akihiro Yabuki, Ji Ha Lee, The Polymer Society of Korea Meeting, 2021/10/20, Without Invitation, English
  11. Development of self-assembled protein structure using Transferrin with Fe3+ ion for cancer therapy capable of drug release by pH control, Tomoyuki Tachibana, Akihiro Yabuki, Ji Ha Lee, KCS General Meeting & Exhibition, 2021/04/21, Without Invitation, English
  12. Development of Self-Assembled Nanostructures and Their Application, 126tt general meeting of the Korean Chemical Society, 2020/10, With Invitation, English

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Mazda Research Grant, Development of gel materials that can replace plastics with improved degradability through control of supramolecular interactions, 2022/10, 2023/09
  2. ., ., 2022/04, 2023/03
  3. 2022 toyota riken scholar, Development of supramolecular gel with controlled mechanical strength and drug release behavior by photo stimulus-responsive, 2022/04, 2023/03
  4. Izumi Science and Technology Promotion Foundation 2021 Research Grant, Control of drug release by complexing cellulose nanofibers and drug-encapsulating gels, 2021/10, 2022/09
  5. Satake Foundation Research Grant, Development of supramolecular gels with controllable mechanical properties and functionality depending on water content and applications in drug delivery systems (DDS), 2021/04, 2022/03