Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology

Professor Hideki SAKAI

KEYWORDS

Colloid and interfacial chemistry; Emulsification; Molecular assembly; Nanostructured functional materials; Photocatalysis

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.tus.ac.jp/sakaisakailab/

  • Synthesis and Solution Properties of Novel Surfactants
  • Preparation of Nanostructured Materials using Interfacial Chemical Techniques
  • Preparation and Application of Emulsions, Liposomes, and Microcapsules
  • Development of Novel Titanium Oxide Photocatalysts
  • Direct Observation and Evaluation of Molecular Assemblies using Cryo-TEM and SAXS

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science Division I

Professor Makoto TADOKORO

KEYWORDS

Methane hydrate; Proton conduction; Nanoporous single crystals; Molecular conductors; Proton-coupled electron transfer (PCET) molecular systems; Water clusters; Molecular machines

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.kagu.tus.ac.jp/tadokoro/index.html

  • Stable Methane Hydrate-Hydrogen Hydrate at Normal Temperature and Pressure
  • Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer (PCET) Molecular Switch
  • Solid Electrochemistry of Porous Molecular Crystals
  • Development of Novel Inorganic-Organic Hybrid n-Type Materials
  • Study of Nanoporous Ionic Conducting Fluids

Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science Division I

Professor Hidenori OTSUKA

KEYWORDS

Interfaces; Colloidal chemistry; Biomaterials; Polymeric surfaces; Nanoparticles; Drug delivery system; Tissue engineering

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.kagu.tus.ac.jp/otlabo/

  • Creation of Highly Biocompatible Polymeric Surfaces and Analysis of their Mechanisms
  • Creation of Nanoparticles with High Cell Permeability Surface
  • Synthesis of Polymeric Metal-complex and their Nanoparticles with High Anticancer and Redox Activities
  • Synthesis of High Catalytic Activity (Thousands of Pt Particles) and Highly-Regenerable Nanoparticles
  • Three-Dimensional Culture Gel Materials of Cells and Application to Tissue Regeneration and Drug Screening

Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science Division I

Professor Yuichi NEGISHI

KEYWORDS

Cluster science; Nanomaterials science; Nanostructure science

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.kagu.tus.ac.jp/negishi

  • Creation of Highly Active Water-Splitting Photocatalysts using Atomic-Level Nanotechnology
  • Creation of Highly Active Fuel Cells using Atomic-Level Nanotechnology

Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering

Professor Takeshi KAWAI

KEYWORDS

Surface/interface science; Nanoparticles; Nanosheets; Nanomaterials; Soft materials; Stimulus-responsive materials

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.tus.ac.jp/kawai_takeshi_lab/index.html

  • Morphological Control and Catalytic Potential of Nanomaterials
  • Development of Novel Small-Molecule Gelling Agents
  • Development of Stimulus-Responsive Soft Materials
  • Development of Polymer-Free Nanosheets
  • Preparation of Hollow Colloidal Particleshly Active Fuel Cells using Atomic-Level Nanotechnology

Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering

Professor Yukishige KONDO

KEYWORDS

Surfactants; Solubilization; Emulsification; Dispersion; Self-assembly; Micelles; Vesicles; Organic industrial materials

WEBSITE

https://www.kondo-lab.org/

  • Fabrication of Metal Glossing Crystals from Organic Compounds
  • Synthesis and Solution Viscosity Control of Surfactants Responsive to Light and Redox Reactions
  • Control of Organic Matter Solubilization
  • Synthesis and Solution Physical Properties of Fluorine-Based Surfactants
  • Active Emulsification using the Light of Emulsion

Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering

Professor Mineo HASHIZUME

KEYWORDS

Nanohybrid materials; Biomaterials; Thin film; Polymer molding; Surface modification; Adhesion; Bioorganic chemistry

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.tus.ac.jp/hashizume_lab/Home.html

  • Material Development using the Principle of Biomineralization
  • Development of Surface Modification Method for Nanohybrid Interface Fabrication
  • Material Fabrication by Hybridization of Biological Resources
  • Bioapplication of the Fabricated Hybrids

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Professor Hitoshi ISHIKAWA

KEYWORDS

Fluid engineering; Turbulence engineering; Flow control

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.tus.ac.jp/~ishi/

  • Study of Fluid Flow around Trees and Vegetation
  • Fluid Control with Plasma Actuator
  • Study of Vortex Structure in Turbulent Flow
  • Creation of High-Value-Added Titanium Oxide Photocatalysts
  • Flow around a Large Deformable Object; Morphing Technology

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Professor Shinya SASAKI

KEYWORDS

Tribology; Surface modification; Metallic 3D printers; Nanophysical property assessment; Design engineering; Vacuum technology; Mechanical functional elements

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.tus.ac.jp/tribolab

  • Evaluation of Nanophysical Properties of Surfaces (Nanoindentation, Viscoelasticity, AFM)
  • Tribological Characterization (Standard Friction Test, Lubrication Mechanism, Surface Analysis)
  • Development of High Vacuum Lubrication System (Ionic Liquid, Diamond-like Carbon, Gas Emission Characteristics, Temperature Characteristics)
  • Functional Surface-Creation Process Techniques using Metallic 3D Printers
  • Surface Modification (Coating, Surface Texture, Surface Modification)

Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professor Kimiko MAKINO

KEYWORDS

Drug delivery systems; Transpulmonary absorption; Therapy formulations

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.noda.tus.ac.jp/mknlab/

  • Research on Transpulmonary Absorbed Therapeutic Formulation for Tuberculosis and Transpulmonary Absorbed Therapeutic Formulation for Lung Cancer
  • Research on Breast Cancer Drugs
  • Research on the Surface Charge State of Neutral Phospholipid Liposomes
  • Research on Cell Surface Potentials
  • Research on Transpulmonary Absorbed DDS and Nano-DDS

Department of Medicinal and Life Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professor Satoru GOTO

KEYWORDS

Drug physical chemistry; Biophysical chemistry; Computational chemistry

WEBSITE

https://www.tus.ac.jp/ridai/doc/ji/RIJIA01Detail.php?act=nam&kin=ken&diu=6654

  • Molecular Science Environmental Analysis during the Formation Process of the Aberrant Protein Amyloid
  • Functional Design of Molecular Complexes Applied to the Flexibility of Pharmaceutical Molecules
  • Realization of Topical Drug Release using Polyrotaxane Hydrogel
  • Improving the Solubility of Pharmaceutical Molecules with Active Application of Ionic Atmosphere
  • Analysis of Correlated Moduli Space in Drug Package Inserts using Morphometric Analysis

Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology

Professor Kaname KANAI

KEYWORDS

Physical property physics; Physical chemistry

WEBSITE

https://kanai-tus.jp/

  • Research on Organic Semiconductor-Related Interfaces
  • Basic Research on Organic Solar Cells
  • Electronic Structure Analysis by High Energy Spectroscopy
  • Surface Interface Physics

Department of Materials Science and Technology, Faculty of Advanced Engineering

Professor Akihiko KIKUCHI

KEYWORDS

Biomaterials; Functional polymers; Drug delivery systems; Regenerative medicine; Tissue engineering; Medical bioengineering

WEBSITE

https://www.tus-zairyou.jp/labs/lab-06.html

  • Preparation of Novel Temperature-Responsive Functional Materials and Application to Biomaterials
  • Biopharmaceutical Drug Delivery Systems
  • Preparation and Functional Evaluation of Biofunctional Materials
  • Application of Temperature-Sensitive Nanoparticles for Diagnosis and DDS
  • Novel Materials for Biomolecules Separation

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science Division II

Associate Professor Kenichi AOKI

KEYWORD

Functional polymeric materials; Photofunctional materials

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.tus.ac.jp/aokilab/

  • Mass Synthesis of Dendrimers
  • Functional Materials using Dendrimers
  • Synthesis and Functionalization of Photopolymerizable Gelling Agents
  • Photofunctional Material
  • Creation of High-Performance Photopolymers

Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science Division I

Associate Professor Yutaka SUMINO

KEYWORDS

Soft matter physics; Non-equilibrium phenomena; Interfacial phenomena; Biophysics

WEBSITE

http://www.rs.tus.ac.jp/sumino_lab/
https://sites.google.com/site/ysumino/

  • Self-Organization Observed in Soft Matters
  • Interfacial Phenomena Related to Viscoelasticity
  • Collective Behavior of Active Particles
  • Analogue Experiment for Regular and Slow Earthquakes

Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology

Associate Professor Takeshi KONDO

KEYWORDS

Physical chemistry; Electrochemistry; Functional interfaces

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.noda.tus.ac.jp/~yuasalab/top.html

  • Functionalization of Diamond Electrodes by Surface Modification and their Application to Electrochemical Analysis
  • Fabrication of Conductive Diamond Powder and their Application in Functional Electrodes
  • Porous Diamond Electrode
  • Application of Porous Diamond Spherical Particles to Column Packing Materials and Catalysts
  • Surface Functionalization of Diamond Nanoparticles

Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology

Associate Professor Kenichi SAKAI

KEYWORDS

Colloids; Surfactants; Amphiphiles; Emulsification; Adsorption; Alpha-Gels

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.tus.ac.jp/sakaisakailab/

  • Synthesis of Novel Amphiphiles (Surfactants) and Characterization of Their Functionality
  • Characterization of the Adsorption Properties of Surfactants at Solid/Liquid Interfaces
  • Solution Properties and Adsorption Properties of Mixed Surfactants and Polymers
  • Preparation of Composites using Molecular Assemblies of Surfactants
  • Characterization of Emulsions, Suspensions, and Alpha-Gels in Terms of Physical Chemistry

Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology

Associate Professor Yasuo NAKAYAMA

KEYWORDS

Organic electronics; Electronic properties

WEBSITE

https://www.rs.tus.ac.jp/oml/index.html

  • Electronic Analysis of Organic Materials and Insulating Materials (Ionization Energy, Mid-gap states, Core Levels)
  • Valence Band Measurement of Organic Semiconductor Single Crystals
  • Structural Analysis of Organic Molecular Epitaxial Heterojunctions
  • Exploring Physicochemical Properties of Novel Nano-Organic Interfaces