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 A03

Exploration of Functions

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Exploration of Electronic/Ionic, Bio/Environmental and Mechano-Functions of Aquatic Functional Materials

Planned Research A03-1 

Exploration of Electronic/Ionic Functions of Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Motomu Tanaka

Program-Specific Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto University
Professor, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg

Chemical Physics

Fusion Electronic Materials
Artificial Cell Membranes

Co-Investigator

Masaki Nakahata

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University

Bioinspired Materials

Synthesis of Molecular Recognition Materials

Planned Research A03-2

Exploration of Bio/Environmental Functions of Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Masaru Tanaka

Professor, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University

Biomaterials

Design and Control of Cell/Protein/Bio Interfaces

Co-Investigator

Yoshihisa Fujii

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry for Materials, Mie University

Scanning Probe Microscopy

Structural Analysis and Control of Hydrate Interfaces

Planned Research A03-3

Exploration of Mechano-Functions of Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Yoshinori Takashima

Professor, Institute for Advanced Co-Creation Studies, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University

Supermolecular Materials Chemistry

Molecular Adhesion and Supermolecules

Synthesis in Aquatic Environment

Co-Investigator

Go Matsuba

Professor, Graduate School of Organic Materials Science, Yamagata University

Polymer Interface Physics

Control of Structures and Physical Properties in Polymer Materials

 Research Collaborator 

Planned Research A03-1

Exploration of Electronic/Ionic Functions of Aquatic Functional Materials

Akihisa Yamamoto

Assistant Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto University

Soft Matter Physics

Takehiko Ogawa

Professor, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Life Science, Yokohama City University

Medical Life Science

 

Shingo Kobayashi

Project Associate Professor, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University

Synthetic Polymer Chemistry

Planned Research A03-2

Exploration of Bio/Environmental Functions of Aquatic Functional Materials

Publicly Offered Research

Development of Supramolecular Mechanophores Exhibiting Ratiometric Changes in Photoluminescence and the Applications in Aquatic Functional Materials  

Principal Investigator

Yoshimitsu Sagara    

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

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Publicly Offered Research

Ice Microfluidics with Surface Functions of Ice as Analytical and Separation Platforms

Principal Investigator

Arinori Inagawa     

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Regional Development and Creativity, Utsunomiya University   

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Publicly Offered Research

Design of Water-Vapor-Driven Energy-Converting Elements Using Uniaxially Oriented Polysaccharide Fibers

Principal Investigator

Kosuke Okeyoshi    

Associate Professor, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology    

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Publicly Offered Research

Artificial Control of Chemical States of Coordinated Waters Using Protein Frameworks

Principal Investigator

Takeda Kazuki     

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Effect of the High-density Hydrophilic Side Chains of Poly(Substituted-Methylene) for Ice Adhesion and Anti-Freezing

Principal Investigator

Takuya Matsumoto    

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering,, Kobe University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Understanding of Hydration Phase of Titanium / Tissue Interface and its Application

Principal Investigator

Takuya Matsumoto    

Professor, Department of Biomaterials, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Permeation of Water Molecules Through Subnanoporous Membranes in Gas and Liquid Phase: Evaluation and Development

Principal Investigator

Toshinori Tsuru    

Professor, Hiroshima University

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Publicly Offered Research

Relationship between the Hydration Behaviors and the Functions in Dendrimers with Blood Circulation Property or Thermosensitivity

Principal Investigator

Chie Kojima    

Associate Professor, Osaka Prefecture University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Creation of Aquatic Functional Materials for Controlled Interactions with Biomolecules and Cells

Principal Investigator

Kenichi Nagase    

Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Keio University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Control of Excited-State Dynamics of Aquatic Functional Materials

Principal Investigator

Taku Hasobe    

Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Design of Smart Aquatic Functional Materials with Dynamic Molecular Binding Ability by Depression of Entropy

Principal Investigator

Takashi Miyata    

Professor, Faculty of Chemistry, Materials and Bioengineering, Kansai University    

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Publicly Offered Research

Fabrication and Functional Development of High-Water Content (98%) Photonic Hydrogels

Principal Investigator

Youfeng Yue    

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Senior Researcher    

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Publicly Offered Research

Exploration of Graphene Functional Materials for Ion/Molecule Recognition in Aquatic Environment

Principal Investigator

Yuko Ueno    

Professor ,Faculty of Science and Engineering, Department of Applied Chemistry, Chuo 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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