Update 26Jun17

Faculty Members

Inorganic/Analytical Chemistry

Hiroki Oshio
Coordination Chemistry on multinuclear metal complexes: Design and syntheses of multifunctional metal complexes.

Takahiko Kojima
Bioinspired redox chemistry of metal complexes; Supramolecular redox chemistry of non-planar porphyrins.

Keisuke Sueki
Study on a new atomic and molecular system using by radioisotopes and study of environmental radioisotope.

Kiyoharu Nakatani
Studies on chemical processes at microdroplet/ solution and microparticle/solution interfaces using electrochemical and spectroscopic techniques.

Aya Sakaguchi
Environmental dynamics using stable/radio-isotopes composition and chemical speciation analyses.

Masayuki Nihei
Multi-stability in external-stimuli responsive metal complexes, Syntheses of dual-responsive metal complexes, Switching of physical properties using controlled electron transfer induced by external stimuli, Switching of physical properties in multifunctional metal complexes.

Tomoya Ishizuka
Supramolecular chemistry with functional metal complexes such as porphyrin.

Hiroaki Kotani
Development of functional metal complexes and their application to photocatalytic reactions; mechanistic insight into those reactions.

Takuya Shiga
Studies on syntheses of low dimensional magnetic systems with specific quantum physical properties and multifunctionality of molecular assemblies.

Shinya Yamasaki
Study on the fate of radioactive substances in soil.

Physical Chemistry

Tatsuo Arai
Studies on reaction dynamics and novel properties of organic molecules in the excited state.

Taka-aki Ishibashi
Vibrational sum-frequency generation (SFG) spectroscopy of monolayers and molecular interfaces, Time-resolved IR spectroscopy of photocatalytic processes and photochemical reactions in solutions .

Kazuya Saito
Physical chemistry of structure and properties of molecular aggregates (soft matter, organic/lowdimensional conductors, molecular dynamics in crystal and phase transitions).

Kenji Morihashi
Computational quantum chemistry: Applications of density functional theory (DFT) to the molecular properties and reactivities of radical compounds. Development of DFT calculation method including solvent effect.

Tomoo Sato
Studies on photofunctions and photochemical properties of newly fabricated molecular assemblies and inorganic particles in mesoscopic scale.

Yoshinobu Nishimura
Studies on electron and energy transfer reactions in donor-acceptor systems by time-resolved spectroscopy.

Toru Matsui
Development of computational schemes for pKa value and redox potential in bio-molecules.

Yasuhisa Yamamura
Studies on molecular dynamics and phase transitions of molecular aggregates and inorganic materials.

Atsuya Momotake
Study on photochemical properties and dynamics of photoresponsive polymers and bioactive molecules.

Masanari Okuno
Molecular spectroscopic studies on intra-/intermolecular interactions in condensed phases and at interfaces.

Masato Kondoh
Study on structure and dynamics of molecules in solution and at interface using nonlinear spectroscopy.

Mafumi Hishida
Studies on the self-assembly mechanism of soft materials such as amphiphilic molecules.

Organic Chemistry

Junji Ichikawa
Studies on acceleration and control of synthetic organic reactions. Development of synthetic reactions using organofluorine and organometallic compounds.

Hideo Kigoshi
Isolation, structures, synthesis and molecular mechanisms of bioactivities of natural products.

Tatsuya Nabeshima*
Design and synthesis of functional organic compounds, organic and inorganic hybrid supramolecular complexes and molecular assemblies, and biofunctional host molecules.

Masaaki Ichinohe
Main Group Element Chemistry. Synthesis, Structure, and Properties of Low-coordination and Multiple Bonded Compounds of Heavier Group 14 Elements.

Kohei Fuchibe
Development of catalytic synthetic reactions by transition metal elements.。

Vladimir Ya. Lee
Main research in the field of organoelement chemistry of Group 13-14, particularly low-coordinated compounds, small rings, cations, free radicals, and anions.

Masaaki Nakamoto
Organic chemistry of main group element, particularly low-coordinate compounds of heavier Group 13-15 elements.

Takayuki Ohyoshi
Synthetic study of bioactive natural products and structure-activity relationship.

Takashi Nakamura
Precise construction of supramolecular systems and exploration of their function. Research on supramolecular metal complexes utilizing organic ligands and metal ions.

Takeshi Fujita
Synthetic approach to polycyclic compounds directed toward creation of functional materials.

Interdisciplinary Chemistry

Yasuhiko Yamamoto
Investigation of architecture of metalloprotein and metalloenzyme structures; Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy of paramagnetic metal complexes.

Shigenori Nagatomo
Studies on functions and structures of metalloproteins and their active site model compounds using resonance Raman spectroscopy.

Tomokazu Shibata
Structural characterization of proteins and nucleic acids; Relationship between electronic structure and function in metalloproteins.

Cooperative Graduate School

Junji Akimoto (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Studies on Inorganic solid state chemistry and electrochemistry for advanced functional materials (including lithium ion battery positive and negative electrode materials, and advanced solid electrolyte materials).

Toshihide Kamata (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Studies on the super-structured thin film of molecular compounds and its application to the organic transistors.

Yukari Sato (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Functionalization of solid and electrode surfaces; Redox flow battery for renewable energy introduction; Construction of micro multi sensing devices for marine environment;

Han Li-Biao (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Studies on the efficient preparation of heteroatom compounds (organophosphorus chemicals in particular) via catalysis and development of heteroatom-containing functional materials.

Yuji Yoshida (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Studies on film structure and the photo-electric properties of polymers, molecular compounds and organic-inorganic hybrid materials, and studies on organic electronics chemistry such as organic solar cells.

Okazaki Toshiya (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology )
Studies on film structure and the photo-electric properties of polymers, molecular compounds and organic-inorganic hybrid materials, and studies on organic electronics chemistry such as organic solar cells.

Yumiko Nakajima (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology )
Design and synthesis of novel transition metal catalysts, Development of catalytic reactions for precise synthesis of new organometallic compounds containing main group elements.

Yasuo Norikane (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology )
Photofunctional organic molecules especially showing photo-induced solid-liquid phase transitions and light-driven mechanical motion.

Yusuke Hara (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology )
Studies on functional polymer chains and polymer gels, for soft actuators, soft robots and microfluidic devices.

Nanomaterials Chemistry (MSE Course)

Masayuki Takeuchi (National Institute for Materials Science)
Creation of new organic nanochemistry thorough the design, synthesis, and characterization of organic, macromolecular, and supramolecular materials with photo- and electro-active components, chemosensing functions, dynamic mechanical characters.

Masanobu Naito (National Institute for Materials Science)
Studies on adhesive and coating materials for aircraft, automobile, ship, and infrastructures. By using state-of-the-art surface analysis technique, polymerization method, and process techniques, we develop novel, high performance adhesive and coating materials.

International Institute For Integrative Sleep Medicine

Nagase Hiroshi
Design and synthesis of orexin receptor agonists/ Design and synthesis of opioid ligands/Research and development for narcorepsy, severe pain, depression, pollakiurea, malaria, other protozoal diseases, and cancer drugs.

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