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

Research Group A01
Development of Molecules and Materials

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Design and Synthesis of Functional Molecules and Construction of Molecular Assemblies for Developing Aquatic Functional Materials.

Principal Investigator

Takashi Kato

Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Functional Polymer Materials Chemistry

Design and Synthesis of Functional Molecules

Creation of Molecular Assemblies

Co-Investigator

Rie Makiura

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University

Inorganic/Coordination Chemistry

Control of Molecular Arrangement and Crystallization at Aquatic Interfaces

Planned Research A01-1

Molecular Design and Creation of Molecular Assemblies

for Developing Aquatic Functional Materials

Planned Research A01-2
Precise Synthesis of Functional Molecules for Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Hayato Tsuji

Professor, Faculty of Science, Kanagawa University

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Creation of Optical/Electronic Functional

p-Electron Compounds

Co-Investigator

Youhei Takeda

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University

Structural Organic Chemistry

Design and Synthesis of Environmental-Responsive Molecules

Co-Investigator

Kazuki Fukushima

Associate Professor, School of Engineering,

The University of Tokyo

Polymer Synthesis

Synthesis of Bio/Environment Friendly Polymers

 Research Collaborator 

Planned Research A01-1

Molecular Design and Creation of Molecular Assemblies for Developing Aquatic Functional Materials

Ken Sakamoto
Assistant Professor, School of Engineering,

The University of Tokyo
Fusion Materials

 

Shinsuke Murakami
Associate Professor, School of Engineering,

The University of Tokyo
Sustainability Assessment

 

Publicly Offered Research

Formation and Functions of Luminescent Lanthanide aggregates in Aqueous Media

Principal Investigator

Yasuchika Hasegawa

Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University

Publicly Offered Research

Construction of Multi-Cellular Organisms as a Platform of Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Masayuki Imai        

Professor, Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University

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Publicly Offered Research

Development of Functional Supramolecular Units That Realizes Molecular Recognition by Hydrogen Bonds in the Presence of Water

Principal Investigator

Takashi Nakamura

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba    

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Publicly Offered Research

Ultrathin Fullerene Membranes as Two-Dimensional Aquatic Materials with Electronic and Ionic Functions

Principal Investigator

Koji Harano        

Project Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo

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Publicly Offered Research

Interlayer for Next-generation OFET Using Orientation-polarized Ambipolar Metal-complexes on Water Surfaces

Principal Investigator

Tomoko Fujino        

Research Associate, The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo

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Publicly Offered Research

Oxyanions Recognition by Water-Gated Organic Transistors and Its Application to Inverter Circuit Control

Principal Investigator

Tsuyoshi Minami      

Associate Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo 

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Publicly Offered Research

Hydration Structure Analysis of Cellulosic Molecular Assemblies and Their Application to Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Takeshi Serizawa    

Professor, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology   

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Publicly Offered Research

Nanoporous Structures and Membranes Utilizing Shape-persistent Macrocycles for Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Shin-ichiro Kawano    

Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Development of Photo-Alignment Technique for Deliquescence-Induced Aquatic Nanostructures

Principal Investigator

Mitsuo Hara    

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University    

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Publicly Offered Research

 Construction of Higher Order Structures Integrated by Precisely Arranged Hydroxy Groups in a 3D Manner

Principal Investigator

Yoshifumi Hashikawa    

Assistant Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University   

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Publicly Offered Research

Aquatic Functional Materials Created by Self-Sorting Polymer Micelles

Principal Investigator

Takaya Terashima     

Associate Professor, Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University   

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Publicly Offered Research

Development of High Strength Water Retaining Material Using N-vinylamide in Harmony with Harsh Environment

Principal Investigator

Hiroharu Ajiro     

Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology   

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Publicly Offered Research

Exploration of Functional Carbon Materials That Selectively Interact with Molecules and Ions in Water

Principal Investigator

Yuta Nishina     

Research Professor, Research Core for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Okayama University   

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Publicly Offered Research

Fabrication of Aquatic Functional Peptide Materials Bearing Stimuli-Responsive Molecular Distribution

Principal Investigator

Rie Wakabayashi    

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Development of Aqua-Functional Materials by Self-Assembly of Double Hydrophilic Polymer

Principal Investigator

Yoshiko Miura    

Professor, Kyushu University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Development of Aquatic Photofunctional Materials Based on Noncovalent Organic-Inorganic Assemblies

Principal Investigator

Shinnosuke Horiuchi    

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagasaki University    

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Contact:

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

Email:office@aquatic-functional-materials.org

© 2019 Aquatic Functional Materials: Creation of New Materials Science for Environment-Friendly and Active Functions 2019-2023. All rights reserved.

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