Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Applied Chemistry

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Faculty Members

  • Takashi Saito

    Takashi Saito Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Improvement of Environment and Human Body by Technology of Chemistry and Biology
    [Research Themes]
    • Development of new material for environmental purification
    • Search of useful microorganism and gene analysis
    • Development of functional materials and drug delivery of medicine
    • Development of genetically-modified plant and phytoremediation
    • Bioremediation using a microorganism
  • Yasuo Saegusa

    Yasuo Saegusa Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Synthesis of condensation polymers
    • Development of innovative polymer material
    • Synthesis of high-value-added polymers from PET
    • Synthesis of bio-based polymers
    • Preparation and functionalization of polymer microspheres
    [Research Themes]
    • Development of production methods of polyester polyol and polyol-modified products using PET material
    • Functionalization of polyimides
    • Preparation and functionalization of polymer microspheres
    • Preparation of engineering plastics/ hydroxyapatite complexes using biomineralization method
    • Development of bio-based high-performance polymers
  • Takeji Takamura

    Takeji Takamura Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Environmental toxicology relating genome and epigenome alteration in wild animals
    [Research Themes]
    • Analysis of biogeographical DNA structure of mayfly, fishes, and stink bugs
    • Analysis of toxic metal ion in river water
    • Analysis of mutagens and endocrine disruptors in natural environment
  • Kazuhiro Mitsui

    Kazuhiro Mitsui Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Phase transformation of alloys/Electrical properties of alloys
    [Research Themes]
    • Influence of Heat-treatment on the Sound Effect of Wind Chime Materials
    • Change in Various Properties of Ordered Alloys by the Heat-treatment
    • Change in Electrical Resistivity during Continuous Heating of Ordered Alloys
    • Ordering Process in Superlattice Alloys with the L12Type Structure
    • Change in Electrical Resistivity with B2 →A1 Transformation in Cu-Pd Alloy
  • Hiroshi Morikawa

    Hiroshi Morikawa Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Study of Organic Chemistry of Polymers
    • Development of Polymer Synthetic Methods
    • fBiomass-Derived Polymers
    • unctional polymers
    [Research Themes]
    • Utilization of monoterpene derivatives and their application to polymer synthesis
    • Synthesis of degradable polymer bearing organic carbonate moieties
    • Hydrolyzable polymer to control functional substances
  • Junichi Yamaguchi

    Junichi Yamaguchi Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Synthetic Organic Chemistry: Azulenes, Hydantoin Derivatives, and Chiral Compounds
    [Research Themes]
    • Development of new asymmetric reaction using a chiral auxiliary
    • Development of new asymmetric reaction using a chiral piperidine derivative as an organic catalyst
    • Synthesis of new hydantoin derivatives as a bio-active compound
    • Construction of new azulene derivative which possesses π-electron system
  • Takehiro Ohba

    Takehiro Ohba Associate professor

    [Key Words]
    • Synthesis of chemical systems for a sustainable society
    [Research Themes]
    • Chemical-Looping systems for combustion of fossil fuels
    • Control system for a Preparative HPLC
    • Pollutants-confining reaction system
    • Process control system by using distributed autonomous method

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