Topics - 65th 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

[Oral Presentation・
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

[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

[Oral Presentation・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

[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

[Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Environment-Conscious Polymer Materials (Bio-based Polymers, Biodegradable Polymers, New Recyclable Polymers, High-performance Composite Materials, Applications, etc.)
2) Resource Circulation Process (Utilization of Biomass Resources, Biorefinery, Polymer Waste Treatments, Resource Saving Technology, Carbon Neutral, etc.)
3) Environment-Conscious Polymer Process (Energy Saving Process, Process Saving, Organic Solvent Free Process, Additives for Reducing the Environmental Load, etc.)
4) Environmental Load Evaluation Technology (Methods for Evaluating the Bio-based Contents, Methods for Evaluating the Green-level, Regulation of Biodegaradability, Regulation of Recycling, etc.)
5) Others

[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.Strategy for Developing Advanced Polymeric Materials Utilizing Inorganic Elements

Kazuo Tanaka, Hiroyo Segawa
1)Synthesis and structural evaluation of “element-blocks”
2)Construction of functional polymers and nanomaterials containing inorganic elements
3)Exploration of functions in inorganic polymers using latest analytical techniques
4)Recent progress on development of advanced functional inorganic polymers

S2. Development of Organocatalytic Synthesis of Polymers and Their Properties

Shin-ichi MATSUOKA
1)Polymerization by organocatalysts
2)Supramolecular chemistry by organocatalysts
3)Synthesis and application of polymer catalysts

S3. Creation of New Functional Materials Driven by Fusion Material Science

Toshihiro OKAMOTO
1)Synthesis of Functional Fusion Materials
2)Structural Construction of Functional Fusion Materials
3)Development of Application by Using Functional Fusion Materials

S4. Integrated Understanding of Inter-Hierarchical Interactions in Softmaterials

1)Elucidation of inter-hierarchical interactions by static scattering methods
2)Elucidation of time-space hierarchy in softmaterials by quantum beam experiments
3)Spectroscopic approach for understanding inter-hierarchical interactions
4)Real-space visualization of hierarchical structure with quantum beam
5)Computational methods for visualization of inter-hierarchical interactions in molecular scale

S5. A New World of Polymer Particles

Hiroshi YABU, Hitoshi KASAI
1)Synthesis of polymer particles
2)Surface control of polymer particles
3)Morphological control of polymer particles
4)Function of polymer particles

S6. Dynamics, Strucuture, and Function Studies of Polymers Using NMR

Tsunenori KAMEDA
1)Polymer dynamics studies using NMR
2)Structural studies of polymer using NMR
3)Polymer function studies using NMR
4)Studies of NMR theory, measurement technology, and analytical method

S7. Frontier of Computational Science for Polymeric Materials

Takeshi AOYAGI
1)Computational simulation for polymeric materials
2)Informatics for polymeric materials
3)Computer science for polymeric materials

S8. Creation and Application of Functional Nanotemplates

Takashi UEMURA, Kazunori MATSUURA
1)Polymer templates
2)Supramolecular templates
3)Inorganic and coordination templates
4)Biological templates

S9. Recent studies on nanocarbon-based dimensionally controlled materials-from materials design to bioapplications-

1)Design, synthesis and structure/function analysis of dimensionally controlled nanocarbons
2)Design and creation of dimensionally controlled nanocarbon-based energy materials
3)Bioapplications using dimensionally controlled nanocarbons
4)Design, synthesis and structure analysis of 2D-transition metal Dichalcogenide 5)Related nanomaterials (including supramolecular nanomaterials

S10.Functional polymer chemistry for energy conversion and storage

1)Functional polymer materials for secondary batteries
2)Functional polymer materials for capacitors
3)A new concept for energy conversion and storage using functional polymer materials

S11. Polymer materials for energy diversification and efficient energy conversions

1)Polymer materials for energy carriers, e.g. hydrogen
2)Polymer materials for fuel cells
3)Polymer materials for solar cells

S12. Science and Technology of Polymer Gels

Kenji URAYAMA, Takashi AOKI
1)Syntheses of Polymer Gels
2)Physical Properties of Polymer Gels
3)Structures of Polymer Gels
4)Functions and Applications of Polymer Gels

S13. Effects of water on polymeric products in informative and energy applications

Kazukiyo NAGAI, Hiromi GOCHO
1)Fundamentals of relationships between polymers and water
2)High sensitive analyses of water molecules
3)Water resistance and water vapor barrier to electronic devices
4)Sweat and laundry of wearable products

S14. Biomimetic Innovation of Materials Engineering Based on Biodiversity and Informatics

1)Guiding Principles of Biomimetics (Self-organization/Self-assembly Systems, Organic/Inorganic Hybrid, Hierarchic Structures and Nanotechnology)
2)Multi-functional Biomimetic Surfaces Materials (Tribology, Fluidics, Anti-fouling, Adhesion, Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Surfaces, Wettability, Optics and Liquid/cell Manipulation)
3)Biomimetic Informatics for Engineering and Environment (Application for Sensor, Mechanics, Electronics, Photonics and Environment)

S15. Biomaterials for handling, controlling and treatment of cells

Hiroyoshi KAWAKAMI, Tsuyoshi KIMURA
1)Biomaterials for handling of cells
2)Biomaterials for controlling of cells
3)Biomaterials for treatment of cells

S16. Novel axis for biopolymers generated by molecular assembly: from molecules, particles, and interface to biological cells

Yoshihiro SASAKI, Kenichi NIIKURA
1)Polymer design inspired by biomolecules
2)Functions and materials generated from molecular assembly
3)Technologies to understand assembly of biopolymers
4)Elucidation of life phenomena based on assembly of biopolymers

S17. Bioplastics and Resource Circulation in Polymeric Materials

Tadahisa IWATA, Yuushou NAKAYAMA
1)Bio-based polymers and bio-refinery
2)Biodegradable polymers and biodegradation-control technologies
3)New recyclable polymers
4)High-performance composite materials and recycling technologies
5)Energy saving and environmental load reducing technologies
6)Methods for evaluating bio-based contents and green-level

S18. Upcoming 3D-printing era in polymer science

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

S19. Recent trends of electronics developed by microfabrication and printed electronics technologies

1)Microstructures and the fabrication methods
2)Flexible & printed electronics technologies
3)Property evaluation methods
4)Packaging technology and device applications

S20.Recent advancement of networked polymers

Hiroto KUDO, Kenichi SHINOTANI
1)Synthesis of networked polymers
2)Analysis of structures and properties of networked polymers
3)Functional properties of networked polymers
4)Synthesis and property of physical-crosslinking networked polymers

S21. Polymer processing for leading higher polymer performance

Takeharu ISAKI
1)Polymer processing technology (Extrusion, Injection, Stretching, Fiber spinning, coating)
2)Computer simulations and CAE
3)Polymer blend, Alloy, Compound and Composite
4)Crystallization, Phase separation and self-organization