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March 27th, 2024

SEMANTICS hosted a seminar by Prof. Doh C. Lee (KAIST, South Korea) about the advancements of colloidal quantum dots for LEDs and photocatalysis.  info.

March 26th, 2024

Congratulations to Yuto Aoki and Hiroaki Maemori for graduating from the Bachelor course.  

March 23rd, 2024

Hiroaki Maemori (B4 student) made his presentation debut at The 71st Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) Spring Meeting (Tokyo). He presented his work on supercapacitor devices.  

March 21st, 2024

Dr. Bisri attended The 12th International Conference on Quantum Dots (QD2024) in Munich, Germany, presenting works on both the electronic transport in colloidal quantum dot superlattices and the quantum dot supercapacitor devices. Our visiting researcher member (Ms. Wulandari) also presented her work on single QD devices.   

March 5th, 2024

Prof. Yudi Darma, a semiconductor expert from the Department of Physics, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia, visited our laboratory. 

February 21st, 2024

We had another installation of several pieces of big equipment in our lab.  

February 15th, 2024

Our bachelor B4 students (Yuto Aoki and Hiroaki Maemori) successfully defended their bachelor research theses.  

January 24th, 2024

A delegation from the Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), visited our department and laboratory.  

January 18th, 2024

Our bachelor B4 students (Yuto Aoki and Hiroaki Maemori) made their debut poster presentations at the CEMS International Symposium on Supramolecular Chemistry and Functional Materials 2024 (CEMSUPRA 2024) (Tokyo). Aoki presented his work on colloidal QD photodetectors, and Maemori presented his work on supercapacitor devices.  Our visiting researcher members also presented their posters at that international conference. 

December 19th, 2023

Prof. Heru Setyawan, an expert in battery materials from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) in Surabaya, Indonesia, visited us. 

Nov 18th, 2023

A paper on our collaborative work with the Tohoku Institute of Technology, "Single PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Transistors" has just been published in Nature Communications. The paper. TUAT press release. RIKEN press release.  


Nov 14th, 2023

Dr. Bisri was invited to participate in the World Scientific Forum of Indonesia (WSFI) in Bali, Indonesia.  

Nov 12th, 2023

SEMANTICS received visitors (high school students and parents) during TUAT Open Campus.  

Oct 5th, 2023

As a laboratory that is researching colloidal quantum dot materials and devices, SEMANTICS also celebrates the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023, which is awarded to Dr Moungi Bawendi, Dr Louis Brus and Dr Alexei Ekimov for pioneering the field of Quantum Dots.  

Oct 2nd, 2023

SEMANTICS welcomes Mr Dadan Suhendar and Ms Fidya Azahro Nur Mawaddah, who are joining us as Doctoral student and Master's student, respectively. Both of them are students of the TUAT International Specialized Program for Engineer Leader Education through ASEAN and Japan Cooperation.

September 19th, 2023

Our group presented several of our colloidal nanocrystals and colloidal quantum dot works at The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) Autumn Meeting (Kumamoto). These include the work on iron chalcogenide nanocrystals, tin chalcogenide nanocrystals, and single QD devices.  

September 11th, 2023

Our group presented the work on the electronic transport of colloidal quantum dot superlattices at The Electrochemical Society of Japan (ECSJ) Autumn Meeting (Fukuoka). 

August 4th, 2023

SEMANTICS received high school student visitors. 

August 2nd, 2023

Dr Bisri presented an invited plenary talk about nanomaterials for sensors at The 10th International Conference of Sensors (AsiaSense 2023) in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. 

June 27th, 2023

Dr Bisri presented two research talks at the IUMRS-International Conference on Advanced Materials & 11th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (IUMRS-ICAM & ICMAT 2023) in Singapore. 


June 22nd, 2023

Our associate member, Mr Muhammad Alief Irham, successfully defended his PhD thesis at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia. Dr Bisri served as his PhD co-promotor. Mr Irham stayed in Japan for a year performing his research. Congratulations Dr Irham.

June 17th, 2023

Dr Bisri gave an invited keynote talk at The 3rd International Conference on Physics Issues (ICoPIs) 2023 held by Tadulako University, Sulawesi, Indonesia

June 8th, 2023

Our visiting researcher, Ms Retno Dwi Wulandari, received a presentation award in The 9th International Symposium on Organic and Inorganic Electronic Materials and Related Nanotechnologies (EM-NANO 2023, Kanazawa) for her work on single QD device.

June 2nd, 2023

We received a research grant from Iketani Science and Technology Foundation for a project on colloidal quantum dot optoelectronic devices

May 26th, 2023

Our paper, "Enabling metallic behaviour in twodimensional superlattice of semiconductor colloidal quantum dots" has just been published in Nature Communications. RIKEN press release (jpn). RIKEN press release (en). TUAT press release. the paper.

April 1st, 2023

Mr Yuto Aoki and Mr Hiroaki Maemori join our group as B4 students. Dr Ricky Dwi Septianto, Ms Retno Dwi Wulandari and Ms Thanyarat Phutphapongloet become TUAT visiting researchers in our group. 

March 31st, 2023

Our paper, "Enhancing quantum capacitance of iron sulfide supercapacitor through defect-engineering: A first-principles calculation" has just been published in Electrochimica Acta the paper.


March 26th, 2023

We present our QD supercapacitor works at The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) Spring Meeting (Tokyo) and at The Electrochemical Society of Japan (ESJ) Spring Meeting (Sendai).


December 23rd, 2022

Our paper, written with collaborators from Institut Teknologi Bandung, was announced to become one of the Top 10 Selected Papers in 2020–2021 in the Section “Nanoelectronics, Nanosensors and Devices” of Nanomaterials journal (MDPI). announcement. the paper.


December 16th, 2022

[Opening] ASEAN-Japan Cooperative Engineer Leader Development Program (Master & PhD) --- see Open Positions


December 6th, 2022

Most of the moved equipments have arrived in our lab


November 1st, 2022

Ms Ayumi Nakai joined as the administrative assistant of the group


October 19th, 2022

Dr Bisri gave an invited talk at International Seminar on New Paradigm and Innovation on Natural Sciences and its Application (ISNPINSA) 2022 (online) at Diponegoro University, Indonesia


October 16th, 2022

Lab construction and moving are starting


October 3rd, 2022

SEMANTICS is starting

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