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

Symposium

Events for Young Researchers

Outreach Activities

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List of Symposium

 

    2019    

14 Sep. 2019

The kickoff meeting and a briefing for publicly invited researches of "Aquatic Functional Materials" (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas by JSPS) Details are here.

 

Event for young researchers


    2019    

12-13 Nov. 2019
1st Young Researchers School of Aquatic Functional Materials was held at Hyogo University, Kobe Campus for Information Science, and SPring-8. 45 attendants (30 students and 15 researchers) from various research fields in this project were actively interacted. (Scene
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​Outreach Activities


    2020    

Motomu Tanaka, (Principal Investigator of Research group A03, Kyoto University), “Uncovering Secret of Life with Physical Sciences”, For high school students, By RAKUSEI High School, Online, 16 persons, 31 October 2020.


    2019    

Go Matsuba, (Co-Investigator, Planned Research of Research group A03-3, Yamagata University), “Introduction of Matsuba Laboratory, Yamagata University”, For Researchers/Engineers, By the Society of Polymer Science,
Japan, At WINC Nagoya, 15 persons, 21 November 2019.

Go Matsuba, (Co-Investigator, Planned Research of Research group A03-3, Yamagata University), “Enjoy Playing with Polymer Materials”, For elementary school students, By The Municipal Board of Education in Nan-yo City, Yamagata,
At Okigo Elementary School, Nan-yo City, 70 persons, 20 November 2019.

Go Matsuba, (Co-Investigator, Planned Research of Research group A03-3, Yamagata University), “Polymer for automobiles”, For high school students, By Ashikaga High School, Tochigi Prefecture, At Ashikaga High School, 15 persons, 14 November 2019.

Go Watanabe, (Co-Investigator of Research Group A02, Kitasato University), Science Laboratory: “The Magic of Liquid Crystals”, By Department of Physics of School of Science of Kitasato University, At Sagamihara Campus in Kitasato University, 500 persons, 2 and 3 November 2019.

Youhei Takeda, (Co-Investigator of Research group A01, Osaka University), Saturday Seminar of NADA Junior and Senior High School “State-of-the-art Research on Luminescent Materials Utilizing Organic Chemistry”, For junior
school students and senior high school students, By NADA Junior and Senior High School, At NADA Junior and Senior High School, 40 persons, 26 October 2019.

Hayato Tsuji, (Principal Investigator of Research group A01-2, Kanagawa University), “Invitation to Chemistry - One-day experience class of chemistry on Shonan-Hiratsuka Campus in Kanagawa University” For junior and senior high
school students, By The Chemical Society of Japan and Department of Chemistry, Kanagawa University, On Shonan-Hiratsuka Campus in Kanagawa University, 70 persons, 20 October 2018.

Yuji Higuchi, (Co-Investigator of Research group A02, The University of Tokyo), “A field trip to the super computer in The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo”, For high school students, By Ibaraki Prefectural Hitachi Daiichi High School (Super Science High School), At supercomputer room in building A in The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo, 30 persons, 15 October 2019.

Hideki Seto (Co-investigator of Research group A02-1), “MLF Science Laboratory: Let’s make a super-stretchable SLIME!”, Mainly for primary school students, By J-PARC Center, At MLF, J-PARC, 100 persons, August 25, 2019.

Go Matsuba, (Co-Investigator, Planned Research of Research group A03-3, Yamagata University), “Polymer and Organic Materials”, For secondary school students, By Yamagata University, Rayongwittayakom School, 120 persons, 17-23 August 2019.

Youhei Takeda, (Co-Investigator of Research group A01, Osaka University), Summer Event of Kagaku Daisuki Club “Invitation to University Laboratory, Minakata Laboratoy in Osaka University: Let’s Make Luminescent Artificial
Salmon Caviar!”, For elementary school students and junior high school students, By The Chemical Society of Japan, At Suita Campus in Osaka University, 10persons, 8 August 2019.

Yoshihisa Harada, (A02 Principal Investigator, The University of Tokyo), “The 3rd SPring-8 Autumn School”, Bachelor and Master course students and workers, SPring-8 Users Community (SPRUC) and Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI), co-organized by RIKEN SPring-8 Center, SPring-8, 8-11 September 2019.

Masaru Tanaka Group, (Research Group A03-2, Kyushu University), “The 103th Introduction to Chemistry”, For junior high school students and high school students, By The Kyushu Branch of the Chemical Society of Japan, and Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering of Kyushu University, At Ito campus in the Kyushu University, 38 persons, 4 August 2019.

Takashi Kato, (Area Organizer, Principal Investigator of Research Group A01, The University of Tokyo), Special lecture: “What is Engineering? ”, For high school students, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Engineering Building #2, The University of Tokyo, 400 audiences, 7 August 2019.

 

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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