Administrative Group


Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan (MEXT)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas
Project Leader: Takashi Kato, Area Number: 6104, FY2019-FY2023
Aquatic Functional Materials:
Creation of New Materials Science for Environment-Friendly and Active Functions

Administrative Group

Project title:Summarizing Research on Creative Development of Aquatic Functional Materials

Project Leader / Principal Investigator

  • Takashi Kato
    Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo


  • Yoshihisa Harada
    Professor, The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo
    in charge of joint research promotion
  • Yoshinori Takashima
    Professor, Institute for Advanced Co-Creation Studies, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
    in charge of equipment sharing, young training, and female support
  • Masaru Tanaka
    Professor, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University
    in charge of secretariat and intellectual property
  • Motomu Tanaka
    Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto University
    in charge of international activities
  • Hayato Tsuji
    Professor, Faculty of Science, Kanagawa University
    in charge of academic-industrial promotion alliance
  • Hitoshi Washizu
    Professor, Graduate School of Information Science, University of Hyogo
    in charge of public relations and materials informatics


Takashi Kato Laboratory
Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan