Applied Chemistry

We seek individuals who wish to contribute to innovative developments for future society through creative research and studies founded on broad and international perspectives, utilizing high-level knowledge and technological proficiency in basic applied chemistry fields such as organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, and polymer chemistry.

Leading subjects

  • Advanced organic chemistry
  • Advanced inorganic chemistry I
  • Advanced inorganic chemistry II
  • Advanced analytical chemistry
  • Advanced physical chemistry
  • Advanced polymer chemistry
  • Advanced quantum chemistry for energy conversion
  • Advanced course in materials design for fuel cells
Supervisors Main topics of research
Professor INUKAI Junji Analysis of surface structure and electronic state of energy conversion materials
Professor IRIE Hiroshi Development of materials for energy and environmental preservation
Professor KUMADA Nobuhiro Synthesis and crystal structure analysis of new inorganic compounds
Professor MIYATAKE Kenji Synthesis and characterization of polymer electrolyte membranes for fuel cells
Professor OKUZAKI Hidenori Plastic electronics with conductive polymers
Professor SHIBATA Masami Control of surface and interface by wet processing
Professor TAKEI Takahiro Synthesis of functional inorganic porous materials
Professor TANAKA Isao Growth technique and new function discovery of functional oxide single crystals
Professor UCHIDA Makoto Design of high-performance membrane electrode assemblies for fuel cells
Professor WADA Satoshi Development of environmentally friendly electroceramics with high performance by nanostructure control
Professor YANAGI Hiroshi Exploration of new functional semiconductors
Professor YONEYAMA Naoki Single crystal growth and physical properties of organic conductors
Research Professor KAKINUMA Katsuyoshi Synthesis and analysis of nanomaterials for fuel cells
Research Professor MIYAO Toshihiro Nanostructured catalysts for hydrogen production
Associate Professor KUWABARA Tetsuo Synthesis and development of functional supramolecular dyes
Associate Professor MIYAJIMA Naoya Surface modification and applications of materials
Associate Professor NAGAO Masanori Single crystal growth and characterization of superconducting (and functional) materials
Associate Professor NOHARA Shinji Electrocatalysts for fuel cells
Associate Professor OBATA Makoto Synthesis and application of functional polymers
Associate Professor SAKANE Hideto Analysis of local structure and character of inorganic compounds
Associate Professor TAKASHIMA Toshihiro Design of multi-electron transfer catalysts for artificial photosynthesis
Associate Professor UENO Shintaro Development of high-performance ceramic composites by microstructural control
Associate Professor UETA Ikuo Analysis of trace volatile organic compounds
Associate Professor WATAUCHI Satoshi Development of techniques for crystal growth using infrared convergent heating systems
Associate Professor YAMANAKA Junji Transmission electron microscopy of semiconductors, metallic alloys, and other inorganic materials
Associate Professor YONEZAKI Yoshinori Synthesis and structure analysis of inorganic photofunctional material

Note: Some professors affiliated with this course are also in charge of the Advanced Material Science Course and/or Special Educational Program for Green Energy Conversion Science and Technology.