Material Design

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

The study covers the field of all-inorganic coordination complexes of nano size polyoxometalates that exhibit catalytic activity and functional properties.

Professor Yoshihito HAYASHI
Assistant Professor Yuji KIKUKAWA
Assistant Professor Keisuke KAWAMOTO
Inorganic Chemistry

Coordination Chemistry Laboratory

The study covers the development of novel dynamic functional metal complexes and responsive supramolecules by taking advantage of dynamic feature of metal ions and finely designed organic frameworks.

Professor Shigehisa AKINE
Assocciate Professor Hideki FURUTACHI
Assistant Professor Yoko SAKATA
Coordination Chemistry


Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory

The study covers the structural investigations on the disordered states and electronic states, dynamical states of ionic crystals, hydrogen bonded crystals, ferroelectric crystals, polymers and liquid crystals, by means of magnetic resonance (NMR, NQR, ESR) measurements and quantum chemical calculations.

Professor Motohiro MIZUNO
Assocciate Professor Tomonori IDA
Assistant Professor Ryutaro OHASHI
Theoretical Chemistry

Material Properties

Organic Chemistry Laboratory

The study covers the development of new efficient and selective organic reactions to construct useful organic compounds including naturally occurring substances.

Professor Yutaka UKAJI
Assistant Professor Takahiro SOETA
Organic Chemistry


Biochemistry Laboratory

The study covers molecular enzymology, molecular biology and inorganic biochemistry of a variety of metalloenzymes, metalloproteins and redox enzymes (oxidases and reductases) containing organic prosthetic groups.

Professor Takeshi SAKURAI
Professor Kunishige KATAOKA
Assistant Professor Daisuke SEO


Material Analysis

Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

The study covers separation analysis of trace elements in waters by solvent extraction and chromatography, state analysis of heavy metals, pollution and cleanup in the environment by means of bioindicator, the development of method for trace analysis using microscale sample, and rapid decomposition of refractory samples.

Professor Hisanori IMURA
Assocciate Professor Hirohisa NAGATANI
Analytical Chemistry

Radiochemistry Laboratory

The study covers nuclear and radiochemistry with emphasis on nuclear reactions at intermediate energies, the development of trace element analysis method using various nuclear phenomena, cosmochemistry of noble-gas isotopes, and geochemistry of actinide elements in aquatic environment.

Professor Akihiko YOKOYAMA
Assocciate Professor Wataru SATO
Assistant Professor Yasunori HAMAJIMA

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