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
Assocciate Professor Yuji KIKUKAWA
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
Assocciate 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 Shogo AMEMORI
Assistant Professor Yasuhiro SHIGETA
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
Assocciate Professor Takahiro SOETA
Assistant Professor Takuya SUGA
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 Kunishige KATAOKA
Assocciate Professor Satoshi YAMASHITA
Assistant Professor Daisuke SEO


Material Analysis

Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

The study covers separation analysis of trace elements in waters by solvent extraction and chromatography, chemical speciation of heavy metals, spectroelectrochemical study of charge transfer mechanism and specific molecular association at liquid/liquid interfaces, and development of chiroptical method with surface plasmon resonance.

Professor Hirohisa NAGATANI
Assistant Professor Yoshio NISHIYAMA
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
Professor Wataru SATO
Assistant Professor Yasunori HAMAJIMA

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