Manabu Tanaka

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Name
Manabu Tanaka
E-mail
tanaka-manabutmu.ac.jp
Affiliation
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Job title
Assistant Professor
Degree
Ph. D.(Waseda University)
Research funding number
00531831
ORCID ID
0000-0002-8077-8730

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2013
 - 
Today
Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
 
Oct 2010
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Today
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Tokyo Metropolitan University
 
Sep 2008
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Sep 2010
Research Associate, Fuel Cell Nanomaterials Research Center, University of Yamanashi
 
Apr 2007
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Aug 2008
Post-doctoral Associate, Cornell University (C. K. Ober Group)
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2007
Graduated (Doctor Course) Student, Department of Applied Chemistry, Waseda University
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2007
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2004
Graduated (Master Course) Student, Department of Applied Chemistry, Waseda University
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2004
Adjunct and part-time teacher, Waseda University Honjo High School
 
Apr 1998
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Mar 2002
Undergraduated Student, Department of Applied Chemistry, Waseda University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jun 2015
1st (2014 academic year) Encouragement Prize, Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan
 
Sep 2014
Leading Scientist Award, 2014, Tokyo Metropolitan University
 
Jun 2014
Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science, 2014, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan
 
Mar 2007
Mizuno Academic Award
 

Published Papers

 
Genki Ito, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Solid State Ionics   317 244-255   Apr 2018
© 2018 A series of proton conductive nanofibers were fabricated by an electrospinning method from various sulfonated polyimides bearing different polymer structures, such as block, graft, and block/graft structures. Except for S-b-PI and S-bg-PI t...
Tsukasa Watanabe, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Polymer International   66 382-387   Mar 2017
© 2016 Society of Chemical Industry Polymer composite membranes composed of anion conductive polymer nanofiber mats and the corresponding polymer matrix were prepared and characterized for future alkaline fuel cells. In this paper, electrospinning...
Shoichi Hasebe, Satoshi Aoyama, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Journal of Membrane Science   536 148-155   Jan 2017
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Membrane gas separation technologies are projected to attain a high efficiency for carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) separation or capture from flue gasses. In this article, we report the CO 2 permeability and CO 2 /N 2 selectivity of th...
Takahito Makinouchi, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Journal of Membrane Science   530 65-72   Jan 2017
� 2017 Elsevier B.V. A novel proton conductive nanofiber composite membrane, which was composed of sulfonated polyimide (SPI) nanofibers and a typical polymer electrolyte, Nafion, was developed to improve electrolyte characteristics, especially ...
Manabu Tanaka, Yasushi Takeda, Takeru Wakiya, Yuta Wakamoto, Kaori Harigaya, Tatsunori Ito, Takashi Tarao, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Journal of Power Sources   342 125-134   Jan 2017
� 2016 Elsevier Ltd High-performance polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs) with excellent proton conductivity, gas barrier property, and membrane stability are desired for future fuel cells. Here we report the development of PEMs based on our pro...
Tsukasa Watanabe, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Nanoscale   8 19614-19619   Dec 2016
© 2016 The Royal Society of Chemistry. We report the anion transport properties of anion conductive polymer nanofibers fabricated using an electrospinning method. The aligned nanofibers were prepared to evaluate the anion conductivity of the nanof...
Manabu Tanaka
Polymer Journal   48 51-58   Jan 2016
© 2016 The Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ). Electrospun polymer nanofibers have been actively studied in both academic and applied research. Ion conductive nanofibers in particular have attracted considerable attention owing to their uniq...
Gang Wang, Kota Yamazaki, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology   29 259-263   Jan 2016
© 2016 SPST. A series of sulfonated polyimides (SPIs) composed of block- or random-graft structures with different block ratios were synthesized for the application to polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. Four types of SPIs were successfully o...
Kota Yamazaki, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Polymer International   64 1079-1085   Sep 2015
© 2015 Society of Chemical Industry. Polymer electrolyte blend membranes composed of sulfonated block-graft polyimide (S-bg-PI) and sulfonated polybenzimidazole (sPBI) were prepared and characterized. The proton conductivity and oxygen permeabilit...
Dong Liu, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology   28 181-186   Aug 2015
© 2015SPST. A phosphoric acid (PA)-doped blend membrane composed of sulfonated poly(arylene ether sulfone) (SPAES) and polybenzimidazole (PBI) was developed for fuel cell application. Blending of SPAES and PBI improved its dimensional stability an...
Manabu Tanaka
Journal of Fiber Science and Technology   71 491-494   Jan 2015
Makoto Konno, Yuuko Kishi, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Polymer Journal   46 792-799   Nov 2014
© 2014 The Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ) All rights reserved. The fabrication of core/shell structured ultrafine nanofibers is an important challenge in nanomaterials because of their many potential future applications. We succeeded in ...
Manabu Tanaka
Kobunshi   63 29-30   Jan 2014
This essay describes recent topics on our research and education. One of the examples in my research is ion-conductive nanofibers for fuel cell applications. We have revealed fast ion conduction in the electrospun ion-conductive nanofibers. The co...
Ryouhei Takemori, Genki Ito, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
RSC Advances   4 20005-20009   Jan 2014
Uniaxially-aligned sulfonated polyimide (SPI) nanofibers fabricated by an electrospinning method showed ultra-high proton conductivities above 1 S cm -1 at 30-90 °C and 95% RH. Higher applied voltage between the parallel electrodes during the el...
Katsuya Sode, Katsuya Sode, Tomoki Sato, Tomoki Sato, Manabu Tanaka, Manabu Tanaka, Yoshiaki Suzuki, Hiroyoshi Kawakami, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Polymer Journal   45 1210-1215   Dec 2013
Novel electrical conductive carbon nanofibers were prepared by a combination of electrospinning and ion-beam irradiation techniques. Four types of polymer nanofibers, including polyimides (2,2′-bis(3,4-dicarboxyphenyl) hexafluoropropane dianhydrid...
Katsuya Sode, Katsuya Sode, Manabu Tanaka, Manabu Tanaka, Yoshiaki Suzuki, Hiroyoshi Kawakami, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Nanoscale   5 8235-8241   Sep 2013
Novel organic-inorganic composite 1D nanostructures composed of carbonized conductive nanofibers and nickel nanoparticle chains were prepared by the combination of an electrospinning method from metal complex-containing polymer solutions and an io...
Tomoki Sato, Manabu Tanaka, Yoshiaki Suzuki, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology   26 313-318   Aug 2013
The ladder-type polyimide, polypyrrolone (PPL), nanofibers were prepared by an electrospinning of precursor polymer and followed thermal ring-closing reaction. Ion-beam irradiation on the electrospun PPL nanofibers gave carbon nanofibers. The elec...
Yusuke Iizuka, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Polymer International   62 703-708   May 2013
A series of phosphoric acid-doped blend membranes composed of block or random sulfonated polyimides (SPIs) and polybenzimidazole were prepared to investigate the influence of SPI chemical structure on proton conductivity. A series of phosphoric ac...
Manabu Tanaka
Sen'i Gakkaishi   69    Jan 2013
Kazuhiro Suzuki, Yusuke Iizuka, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Journal of Materials Chemistry   22 23767-23772   Dec 2012
We now demonstrate a new class of a polymer proton exchange membrane for fuel cells, capable of combining low cost and high proton conductivity under low humidity conditions. The novel phosphoric acid (PA)-doped sulfonated polyimide (SPI) and poly...
Takuma Arai, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces   4 5453-5457   Oct 2012
Polyacrylonitrile nanofibers containing a series of porphyrin molecules were prepared by an electrospinning method. We first succeeded in controlling the position of porphyrin molecules in the nanofibers by considering porphyrin characteristics an...
Kota Yamazaki, Gang Wang, Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyoshi Kawakami
Journal of Power Sources   216 387-394   Oct 2012
This paper addresses issues surrounding the design of the proton exchange membrane for fuel cells, and more specifically, the role of the polymer architecture on the proton conductivity and gas permeability. In this study, we describe the synthese...
Kenji Miyatake, Kenji Miyatake, Hiroshi Furuya, Manabu Tanaka, Masahiro Watanabe
Journal of Power Sources   204 74-78   Apr 2012
An aromatic proton conductive polymer, sulfonated polyimide copolymer membrane, was tested in humidity cycling under the conditions simulating fuel cell operation. The membrane was exposed periodically (every 2 min) to dry (nominal 0% relative hum...
Takuya Omata, Manabu Tanaka, Kenji Miyatake, Kenji Miyatake, Makoto Uchida, Hiroyuki Uchida, Hiroyuki Uchida, Masahiro Watanabe
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces   4 730-737   Feb 2012
Sulfonated polyimide (SPI-8) ionomers were used as binders in the catalyst layers, and their fuel cell performance was evaluated. SPI-8 ionomers functioned well in the anode with only minor overpotential even at low humidity (50% relative humidity...
Jumpei Saito, Manabu Tanaka, Michiko Hirai, Masato Nanasawa, Kenji Miyatake, Kenji Miyatake, Masahiro Watanabe, Masahiro Watanabe
Polymers for Advanced Technologies   22 1305-1310   Aug 2011
A novel sulfonated polyimide (SPI) copolymer containing pendant perfluorosulfonic acid groups was synthesized and their properties were investigated. 2-(2,4-Diaminophenoxy)-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethanesulfonic acid (5) was synthesized from 2,4-diamin...
Manabu Tanaka, Manabu Tanaka, Keita Fukasawa, Eriko Nishino, Susumu Yamaguchi, Koji Yamada, Hirohisa Tanaka, Byungchan Bae, Kenji Miyatake, Kenji Miyatake, Masahiro Watanabe
Journal of the American Chemical Society   133 10646-10654   Jul 2011
Anion conductive aromatic multiblock copolymers, poly(arylene ether)s containing quaternized ammonio-substituted fluorene groups, were synthesized via block copolycondensation of fluorene-containing (later hydrophilic) oligomers and linear hydroph...
Manabu Tanaka, Masaki Koike, Kenji Miyatake, Kenji Miyatake, Masahiro Watanabe
Polymer Chemistry   2 99-106   Jan 2011
A series of anion conductive aromatic ionomers, poly(arylene ether)s containing different polymer backbones and quaternized ammonio-substituted fluorenyl groups, were synthesized via nucleophilic substitution polycondensation, chloromethylation, q...
Marvin Y. Paik, Youyong Xu, Abhinav Rastogi, Abhinav Rastogi, Manabu Tanaka, Yi Yi, Christopher K. Ober
Nano Letters   10 3873-3879   Oct 2010
We report a unique method to directly fabricate complex polymer brush structures with nanometer scale features by means of electron beam lithography. Polymer brushes for direct patterning were grown from surface-anchored initiator sites using atom...
Jumpei Saito, Manabu Tanaka, Kenji Miyatake, Kenji Miyatake, Masahiro Watanabe
Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry   48 2846-2854   Jul 2010
A new series of sulfonated polyimide (SPI) copolymers containing NH, OH, or COOH groups were synthesized by the polycondensation of 1,4,5,8- naphthalnetetracarboxylic dianhydride, 3,3′-bis(sulfopropoxy)-4,4′- diaminobiphenyl, and 3-(4-aminophenyl)...
Manabu Tanaka, Masaki Koike, Kenji Miyatake, Kenji Miyatake, Masahiro Watanabe
Macromolecules   43 2657-2659   May 2010
A study was conducted to demonstrate the synthesis of poly(arylene ether sulfone ketone)s containing quaternized ammonio-substituted fluorenyl groups as novel anion exchange membranes (AEM). Chloromethyl groups were successfully introduced at the ...
Abhinav Rastogi, Abhinav Rastogi, Marvin Y. Paik, Manabu Tanaka, Christopher K. Ober
ACS Nano   4 771-780   Feb 2010
The fabrication of patterned polymer brushes has attracted considerable attention as these structures can be exploited in devices on the nano- and microscale. Patterning of polymer brushes is typically a complex, multistep process. We report the d...
Abhinav Rastogi, Abhinav Rastogi, Suddhasattwa Nad, Manabu Tanaka, Nicolas Da Mota, Michele Tague, Barbara A. Baird, Héctor D. Abruña, Christopher K. Ober
Biomacromolecules   10 2750-2758   Oct 2009
Biological systems have a tendency to adsorb nonspecifically onto a solid substrate, thus reducing the efficacy of the interface being used in biorecognition. This nonspecific adsorption is a common problem in the development of biosensors as it t...
Manabu Tanaka, Abhinav Rastogi, Abhinav Rastogi, Gregory N. Toepperwein, Robert A. Riggleman, Nelson M. Felix, Juan J. De Pablo, Christopher K. Ober
Chemistry of Materials   21 3125-3135   Jul 2009
Environmentally benign supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO 2 ) has been utilized as an "ecologically responsible" solvent for a wide variety of applications. However, nonpolar scCO 2 is generally a very poor solvent for polar polymers which limi...
Manabu Tanaka, Abhinav Rastogi, Abhinav Rastogi, Hiroto Kudo, Daisuke Watanabe, Tadatomi Nishikubo, Christopher K. Ober
Journal of Materials Chemistry   19 4622-4626   Jul 2009
An environmentally friendly development process using supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO 2 ) was applied to a novel molecular glass resist made from a molecular waterwheel ('Noria'), and patterned by electron-beam (EB) lithography. The physical an...
Abhinav Rastogi, Abhinav Rastogi, Gregory N. Toepperwein, Manabu Tanaka, Robert A. Riggleman, Juan J. De Pablo, Christopher K. Ober
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   7273    May 2009
Rapid technological advances have presented several environmental issues and call for the use of environmentally friendly processes. Supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO 2 ) is a widely used solvent that can enhance processing performance in photoli...
Tsuyoshi Michinobu, Tsuyoshi Michinobu, Manabu Tanaka, Jun Inui, Nishide Hiroyuki
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology   9 514-521   Jan 2009
Highly networked, cross-conjugated aromatic polyamine gels were prepared by palladium-catalyzed polycondensation. The gels were characterized by the cross-polarization magic angle spinning (CP-MAS) 13C NMR and lR spectroscopies, thermogravimetric ...
Manabu Tanaka, Remi Fujita, Hiroyuki Nishide
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology   9 634-639   Jan 2009
The novel gold nanoparticle, which was stabilized with IT-conjugated molecules bearing functional groups at the terminals, was prepared via conventional procedure by using 5-bromo-2,2'- bithiophene-5'-thiol as a stabilizer. The gold nanoparticle (...
Manabu Tanaka, Abhinav Rastogi, Abhinav Rastogi, Nelson M. Felix, Nelson M. Felix, Christopher K. Ober
Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology   21 393-396   Aug 2008
Manabu Tanaka, Kaoru Hatta, Tomohiko Edura, Ken Tsutsui, Yasuo Wada, Hiroyuki Nishide
Polymers for Advanced Technologies   18 925-931   Nov 2007
The electric conductivity of π-conjugated and radical-bearing polymers, i.e., polythiophenes bearing pendant galvinoxyl and phenoxyl radical groups, was measured using a microcomb-shaped electrode. The electric conductivity was found to be enhance...
Manabu Tanaka, Remi Fujita, Hiroyuki Nishide
Polymer   48 5884-5888   Sep 2007
The thiol group-terminated polythiophenes were prepared via the Pd-catalyzed coupling reaction of the bromo group-terminated polythiophene derivatives and methylthiophenylboronic acid, and were mixed with the nanometer-sized gold particle to form ...
Manabu Tanaka, Shingo Imai, Takashi Tanii, Yoshiteru Numao, Naonobu Shimamoto, Iwao Ohdomari, Hiroyuki Nishide
Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry   45 521-530   Feb 2007
A magnetically active, purely organic dot array was formed by the selective deposition of polyradical nanoparticles on array-like-formed pits on a silicon substrate. The nanometer-sized polyradical particles, poly(4-methacryoyloxy-2,2, 6,6-tetrame...
Manabu Tanaka, Yusuke Saito, Hiroyuki Nishide
Chemistry Letters   35 1414-1415   Dec 2006
Magnetic force microscopy (MFM) was used to study the single-molecular magnetic response of the proxyl radical-terminated poly(amidoamine) dendrimer. Local magnetization of the organic radical molecules was evaluated by the MFM intensity, which co...
Manabu Tanaka, Remi Fujita, Yusuke Saito, Hiroyuki Nishide
Polymer Preprints, Japan   55 3805-3806   Dec 2006
Combination of the polythiophene and a gold nano-particle with Au-S bonds is expected to measure electric conductivity of the polymer main chain excluding any influence of electron hopping transfer between the chains. Thiol- or boronic acid-termin...
Manabu Tanaka, Naonobu Shimamoto, Takashi Tanii, Iwao Ohdomari, Hiroyuki Nishide
Science and Technology of Advanced Materials   7 451-455   Jul 2006
The packing of submicrometer-sized polystyrene particles within the micrometer-sized recessed patterns were achieved using silicon-microfabricated substrates and a simple dipping and pulling-up process. The polystyrene particles were selectively d...
Manabu Tanaka, Naonobu Shimamoto, Takashi Tanii, Iwao Ohdomari, Hiroyuki Nishide
Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings   901 330-335   Dec 2005
The Packing of submicrometer-sized polystyrene particle within micro-boxes; micrometer-sized squarely recessed pits, was achieved using silicon microfabricated substrates and a simple dipping and pulling-up process. A special phenomenon, cubic pac...
Manabu Tanaka, Kaoru Hatta, Remi Fujita, Hiroyuki Nishide, Ken Tsutsui, Yasuo Wada
Polymer Preprints, Japan   54 1387   Dec 2005
Phenoxy radical-substituted polythiophenes were obtained via the oxidative polymerization and the following chemical oxidation. Micro comb-shape electrodes with various sizes were prepared using micro-fabrication techniques. Electric conductivity ...
Manabu Tanaka, Takumi Hosaka, Takashi Tanii, Iwao Ohdomari, Hiroyuki Nishide
Chemical Communications   10 978-979   Apr 2004
Nanometer-sized polystyrene particles were selectively deposited by interfacial tension in nanometer-sized etchpit arrays made on a silicon substrate.

Books etc

 
“Arrangement of Polymer Nano-Particles on Micro- and Nano-Fabricated Silicon Substrates”, in “Functional Nanomaterials”
Manabu Tanaka, Hiroyuki Nishide
American Scientific Publisher   2006   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Fabrication of Functional Phase Interface Based on Nanofiber Framework to Innovate Battery Strucutures
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: 2017 - 2019    Investigator(s): Manabu Tanaka
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for the Scientific Research on the Priority Area(No. 22760536)
Project Year: 2010 - 2011    Investigator(s): Manabu Tanaka
Novel anion conductive polymer electrolytes bearing high carrier concentrations were synthesized to achieve the construction of effective anion transport pathway. Obtained electrolyte membranes showed good chemical, mechanical, and thermal stabili...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2014 - 2016    Investigator(s): 田中 学
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2013 - 2015    Investigator(s): 川上 浩良
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
Project Year: 2012 - 2013    Investigator(s): Manabu TANAKA
Ion conductive polymer nanofibers were designed for novel ion transport materials based on organic nanoionics.A series of ion conductive polymer nanofibers with their diameters ranging from a hundred to several hundreds nanometers were fabricated ...

Patents

 
川上 浩良, 田中 学, 茨木 拓, 武田 康, 脇屋 健, 多羅尾 隆, 伊藤 達規, 若元 佑太
川上 浩良, 田中 学, 茨木 拓, 武田 康, 脇屋 健, 多羅尾 隆, 伊藤 達規, 若元 佑太
渡辺 政廣, 内田 誠, 宮武 健治, 田中 学, 澤田 裕樹, 松野 宗一, 黒松 秀寿
渡辺 政廣, 内田 誠, 宮武 健治, 田中 学, 澤田 裕樹, 松野 宗一, 黒松 秀寿