Topics - 64th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules

General Topics
The presentation are 3 patterns usually, "Oral presentation", "English oral presentation", and the other is "Poster presentation" .
We accept the presentation, according to a classify of general theme. In rotation, theme of this year is as follows tables; However, we request to change the presentation type cause of the place, or something problem. The decision, please leave it to the steering committee.

Selected Topics

The presentation is Oral Presentation. To deepen the discussion, we provide Session Organizer (SO) in each topics. SO take charge of the program organization and the management on that day.
Each Topics has the schedule number. When a set frame of each topics is exceeded, your application may be changes to the poster presentation.


General Topics

[Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Radical Polymerization (including Ring-Opening Radical Polymerization)
2) Ionic Polymerization (Anionic Polymerization, Cationic Polymerization, Photo- and Radiation-Induced Ionic Polymerizations, Ring-Opening Ionic Polymerization, etc. )
3) Metal-Catalyzed Polymerization (Ziegler-Natta Polymerization, Metallocene-Catalyzed Polymerization, Cordination Polymerization, Metal-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization, Other Metal-Catalyzed Polymerization, etc. )
4) Polycondensation
5) Polyaddition, Addition Condensation
6) New Polymerizations and New Monomers (Polymerizations via Mechanisms not Included in the Preceding Classifications 1-5, New Catalysts, Novel Monomers, etc. )
7) Polymers of Designed Architectures (Block Polymers, Graft Polymers, Star Polymers, Hyperbranched Polymers, Dendrimers, Conjugated Polymers, etc. )
8) Noncovalent Polymers (Polymers and Supramolecular Architectures via Hydorogen-, Cordination, π-Electron-, and Related Bondings and Intermolecular Interactions, etc. )
9) Polymer Reactions (Reactions between Polymers and Small Molecules, Reactions between Polymers, Intramolecular Polymer Reactions, Polymer Modification, Crosslinking and Curing, Polymer Degradation, Polymer Stabilization, etc. )
10) New Polymerization Processes (including New Industrial Polymerization Processes, Reaction Engineering, Plant Design, Polymer Processing, etc. )
11) Others

[Oral Presentation・Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Analysis of Molecular Properties (Configuration; Conformation; Electronic Structure; Molecular Weight; Molecular Weight Distribution; Copolymer Composition, etc. )
2) Polymer Solids
(a) Structure and Properties of Crystalline and Amorphous Phases and Higher Order System; Phase Transition; Morphology; Crystallization; Molecular Motion, etc.
(b) Mechanical Properties; Thermal Properties; Electric Properties; Optical Properties, etc.
(c) Alloy; Blend; Composites, etc.
3) Polymer Solutions,Polymer Melts,Rheology and Dynamics
(a) Polymer Solutions and Polymer Melts (Structure, Properties, and Molecular Motions; Polyelectrolytes, etc. )
(b) Rheology and Dynamics (Rheology; Molecular Dynamics; Multi Phases; Suspension; Emulsion; Fluid Mechanics; Processing, etc. )
4) Liquid Crystals (Liquid Crystalline Polymers; Thermotropic Liquid Crystals; Lyotropic Liquid Crystals, etc. )
5) Gel and Network Polymers
6) Polymer Surface, Interface, and Thin Film (Structure and Properties of Surface, Interface, and Thin Film of Polymers; Nanorheology; Tribology; Fine Particles; Colloids, etc. )
7) Polymer Analysis
8) Others

[Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Electricity, Electronics, Magnetism (Dielectric, Piezoelectric, Pyroelectric, Semiconductor, Conductive Polymer, Magnetic Material, Polymers for Electronics)
2) Information, Recording, Display (Recording Media, Memory, Document Viewer, Materials for Display, Organic EL, etc)
3) Optical and Photochemical Functions (Photonics, Non-linear Optics, Optical Fiber, Waveguide, Photoresist, Micro-manufacturing Techology, etc.)
4) Functional Polymers for Energy (Photovoltaic Device, Fuel Cell, Rechargeable Battery, Capacitor, etc.)
5) Separation, Recognition, Catalyst (Membrane for Gas and Liquid Separation, Permeation, Sepation Column, Moleculer Recognition, Polymer Catalyst, etc.)
6) High Performance Polymers (High Strength, High Modulus, Mechanical Properties, Heat Resistant, Non-Flammable Polymers, Ultra-environmental Properties, etc.)
7) Functional Soft Materials (Liquid Crystal, Gel, Elastomer, Stimuli-responsive Materials etc.)
8) Nano-materials, Supramolecules (Thinfilm, Nanoparticle, Nanofiber, Nanorod, Nano Fabrication, etc.)
9) Composite, Hybrid Materials (Organic-Inorganic Hybrid, Nanocomposite, Fiber/Particle Reinforced Composites, etc.)
10) Polymer Surface and Interface (Functional Coating, Adhesive, Friction and Wear, Water-repellent Materials etc.)
11) Others

[Oral Presentation・Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Polypeptides, Proteins, Enzymes
2) Nucleic Acids and Related Compounds
3) Polysaccharides and Glycopolymers
4) Biomembrane and Artificial Membrane
5) Biomimetics (Bioinspired Polymers, Molecular Recognition, Sensing System, Biomimicry etc. )
6) Biomaterials (Biomedical Materials, Anti-thrombogenic Materials, Drug Delivery, Gene and Oligonucleotides, Artificial Organ, Regenerative Medicine, etc.)
7) Bioengineering (Gene, Cell, Germ, etc.)
8) Others

[Oral Presentation・Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Environment-Conscious Polymer Materials (Biodegradability, Materials for Resource and Energy Saving etc.)
2) Environment-Conscious Polymer Process (Resource Saving Syntheses, Energy Saving Syntheses, Saftey Waste Treatments and Incineration, etc. )
3) Recycling (Polymer Recycling Process, Chemical Recycling, Material Recycling, etc. )
4) Others

[Oral Presentation・Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Structural Materials (Polymer Materials for Automotive Vehicles, Aircrafts, Vessels, Office Automation Appliances, Electric Appliances, Electric Machinery, Civil Engineering and Building, etc. )
2) Daily Life Products (Foods, Cosmetics, Film Products, Sheet Products, Coatings, Adhesives, Fiber Materials, Papers, Printing, Sanitary Materials, Lapping Materials, etc. )
3) Reforming (Reinforcing Agent, Stabilizer, Flame Retardants, Surface Modification, Foaming, etc. )
4) Mold Processing
5) Multimedia (Polymer Materials for Display, Battery, Recording Device, Communication Device, LSI, etc. )
6) Others

Selected Topics [Oral Presentation]

S1. Precise Polymerization Towards Creation of Functional Materials

1)Novel precise polymerization leading to development of functional materials
2)Development of environment- and energy-related materials using precise polymerization
3)Development of optoelectronic materials using precise polymerization
4)Development of bio-related materials using precise polymerization
5)Precise polymerization for practical applications

S2. Supramolecular Polymers

Mitsutoshi JIKEI
1)Organic Supramolecular Polymers
2)Organometalic and Hybrid Supramolecular Polymers

S3. Fine Structure Control of Fusion Materials and Exploration of Their Functions

Masaru TANAKA, Yuya OAKI
1)Molecular-control processes
2)Hierarchical organization
3)Exploration of functions through fusion

S4. Frontiers of Polymer Chemistry Based on Organocatalyst

Hiroki IIDA
1)Polymer synthesis using organocatalyst
2)Development of polymer-supported organocatalyst
3)Supramolecular chemistry using organocatalyst

S5. Characterization of Nano-structure and Dynamics of Polymers

Atsushi ASANO
1)How to control and construct polymer structure on nanometer scale
2)Physical properties and function for polymer structure ordered on nanometer scale
3)Dynamics of polymer chains in a structure ordered on nanometer scale
4)Structural analysis on nanometer scale for polymers

S6. Frontiers in Polymer Science Revealed by Novel Techniques in Nanotechnology

1)Polymer nanoscale structure studies
2)Polymer nanoscale dynamics studies
3)Control of nanoscale structure/dynamics of polymer materials for novel functions

S7. A new Paradigm for Gel Science Interplayed between Polymers and Solvents

1)A role of polymer-solvent interactions as determinants for gel properties
2)Noncovalent interactions as modes for structuring and functionalization
3)Design & Control of “fields” as platforms for gel innovation

S8. Picturing Spatiotemporal Hierarchical Structure in Polymeric Materials Studied by Integration Approach of Understanding Interplay Phenomena between Different Scales

Katsuhiro YAMAMOTO
1)Picturing spatiotemporal hierarchical structure by static scattering experiments
2)Picturing spatiotemporal hierarchical structure by spectroscopies
3)Visualization of hierarchical structures for understanding interplay phenomena
4)Picturing spatiotemporal hierarchical fluctuations in quantum beam experiments
5)Computational methods for understanding spatiotemporal hierarchical structure

S9. Analysis and Functionalization of Time-space Structures of Softmaterials

1)Control and analysis of hierarchical structure of softmaterials
2)Dynamics of softmaterials
3)Properties and functions of softmaterials in industryProperties and functions of softmaterials in industry
4)Relation between structures and properties of softmaterials

S10. Frontiers in Inorganic Polymers beyond Organic-inorganic Hybrids

Kensuke NAKA, Syuji FUJII
1)Preparation of polymers using the properties of inorganic elements
2)Preparation of polymers using inorganic element-blocks
3)Structures, physical properties and functions of inorganic polymers

S11. Functional Polymer Gels as Soft Matter

1)Design of Functional Gels as Soft Matter
2)Dynamic Gel Materials
3)Polymer Gels for Sustainable Society
4)Functional Polymer Gels for Biomedical Application

S12. Functional Polymers at the Dissimilar Interfaces

Masanobu NAITO, Takafumi UENO
1)Controlling the dissimilar interfaces(Design self-assembled organisms or control its stimulus-responses)
2)Utilizing the dissimilar interfaces(Evaluation of functionality or application for novel materials)
3)Elucidating the dissimilar interface(Analyses of mechanism or novel phenomena)

S13. The Forefront of Fine Particles Related with Polymer Materials

1)Fine particles synthesis and surface/interface control
2)Hybridization of fine particles using diversity of polymers
3)Properties and function of fine particles produced by polymers

S14. New Developments in Photonic Polymers

1)Photonic polymers with higher optical properties
2)Innovative active photonic polymers
3)Photonic polymer molding and high precision lithography
4)New devices using photonic polymers

S15. Forefront of Polymer Materials for Energy Conversion/Storage Devices

1)Polymer Materials for Energy Conversion Devices (Fuel Cells, Solar Cells, etc.)
2)Polymer Materials for Energy Storage Devices (Secondary Batteries, Capacitors, etc.)
3)Polymer Materials Related to Other Energy Devices
4)Evaluation Techniques on Polymer Materials for Energy Devices

S16. Organic Materials for Energy Conversion

Yong-Jin PU
1)Photon energy → Electrical energy:Organic Photovoltaics・Dye sensitized solar cells
2)Thermal energy → Electrical energy:Thermoelectric devices
3)Electrical energy → Photon energy:Organic light emitting devices
4)Low photon energy → High photon energy:Photon up conversion
5)Mechanical energy → Electrical energy:Piezoelectric devices

S17. Novel Basis of Biopolymers Emerged from Structural Control

Kensuke OSADA
1)Molecular design inspired by biopolymers
2)Creation of functions generated from controlled structural formation
3)New technologies to reveal structures and functions of biopolymers
4)Innovative functional materials based on emergent function from biopolymers

S18. Regulation and Analysis of Biological Functions by Polymers 〜Polymer Meets Biology〜

1)Regulation of biological functions by polymers
2)Biomaterial design using biological principles or biological features
3)Challenge to next-generation medicine and bio-industry based on polymer science

S19. New Trends in Bioplastics

Hiroshi UYAMA
1)Novel synthesis of bioplastics
2)Molecular design for highly-functional and high-performance bioplastics
3)Development of bioplastics for practical and market applications

S20. Front line of Green Chemistry

1)New smart materials
2)Preparation of green new materials and green depolymerization process
3)New recycling technology
4)Evaluation approach of green sustainability using LCA

S21. Polymer Membrane and Absorbent Use in Environmental, Resource and Energy Management

1)Principles of interface/transport phenomena and membrane production technologies
2)Principles of polymer-water interaction and membrane separation/adsorption
3)Waste water treatment
4)Water purifying technologies

S22. Recent Developments in Synthesis of Networked Polymers and Their Novel Properties and Functions

Koji ARIMITSU, Toshiyuki OYAMA
1)Synthesis of networked polymers by photo-curing
2)Synthesis of networked polymers by thermal curing
3)Analysis of structures and properties of networked polymers and emergence of their functions
4)Degradation, reversible crosslinking and recycling of networked polymers

S23. Fabrication and Properties of Nano- and Micropatterned Materials

Haruyuki OKAMURA
1)Development of materials for fine patterning
2)Development of functional materials based on fine structures
3)Process technology of fine patterning and applications
4)Nano- and microstructures and fabrication technologies

S24. Upcoming 3D-printing Era in Polymer Science

1)Development of 3D printers and printing materials
2)Integration of 3D technologies
3)Applications and industrialization of 3D printers
4)Interdisciplinary application of 3D printers