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 A02
Advanced Measurements and Simulation

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Investigation of Structures and Dynamics of Water Molecules and Aquatic Functional Materials by Utilizing Advanced Measurements and Simulation

Planned Research A02-1

Advanced Analysis of Structures and Dynamics of Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Yoshihisa Harada

Professor, The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo

Synchrotron Radiation X-ray Spectroscopy

Analysis of Electronic State of Solutions
X-ray Spectroscopic Analysis of Solid/Liquid Interfaces

Co-Investigator

Hideki Seto

Professor, Institute of Materials Structure Science, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization

Neutron Scattering

Nano-Structures and Dynamics of Soft Materials

Co-Investigator

Yuka Ikemoto

Senior Scientist, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute

Synchrotron Radiation Infrared Spectroscopy

Infrared Spectroscopy under Environmental Control
Molecular Vibration/Electronic State Analysis

Co-Investigator

Mafumi Hishida

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

Experimental Physical Chemistry

Nanostructure Analysis by Integration of Advanced Analytical Methods

Planned Research A02-2
Design of Aquatic Functional Materials Based on Computational Science

Principal Investigator

Hitoshi Washizu

Professor, Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo

Molecular Simulation

Multi-Scale Simulation of Nano-Interfaces

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Co-Investigator

Go Watanabe

Junior Associate Professor, School of Science, Kitasato University

Computational Physics

All Atom Molecular Simulation of Liquid Crystals and Bio Molecules

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Co-Investigator

Yuji Higuchi

Assistant Professor, The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo

Polymer Physics

Large Scale Coarse-Grained Simulation of Polymer Materials

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 Research Collaborator 

Planned Research A02-1

Advanced Analysis of Structures and Dynamics of Aquatic Functional Materials

Yuichi Ikuhara

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Crystal Interface Engineering

Taiki Tominaga
Comprehensive Research Organization for Science and Society
Researcher
Neutron R&D

Publicly Offered Research

Mobility Control of Isolated Polymer and Block Copolymer Chains under High Humidity

Principal Investigator

Jiro Kumaki    

Professor, Department of Organic Materials Science, Graduate School of Organic Materials Science, Yamagata University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Comprehensive Study on Correlation Among Structure, Hydration, and Interfacial Phenomena of Atomically Controlled Organic Materials

Principal Investigator

Tomohiro Hayashi       

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

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Publicly Offered Research

Structural Analysis of Aquatic Functional Material Consisting of Peptide Assembly by Solid-State NMR

Principal Investigator

Izuru Kawamura    

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Yokohama National University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Visualizing Atomic- and Molecular-scale Structures and Dynamics at Solid-liquid Interfaces by High-speed Wide-scan 3D Scanning Force Microscopy

Principal Investigator

Kazuki Miyata            

Assistant Professor, Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Studies on Ion-exchange Mechanism of Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Katsuya Teshima    

Professor, Research Initiative for Supra-Materials, Shinshu University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Development and Application of the Methods of Generating Electrostatic Polarization Models of Hydrogen-Bonding Systems Based on Statistical Analysis of Electron Density Changes 

Principal Investigator

Hajime Torii   

Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry and Biochemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Shizuoka University

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Publicly Offered Research

Hydrogen-Bond Dynamics and Collective Reorganizations in Supercooled and Glassy Water

Principal Investigator

Kang Kim    

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University       

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Publicly Offered Research

Hydration Structure of Biomaterials in Contact with Liquid Flow

Principal Investigator

Shigeaki Morita    

Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka Electro-Communication 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

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