Topics - 67th 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, Other Metal-Catalyzed Polymerization, Cordination Polymerization, Metal-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization, etc.)
4) Polycondensation, Polyaddition, Addition Condensation
5) New Polymerizations and New Monomers (Polymerizations via Mechanisms not Included in the Preceding Classifications 1-4, New Catalysts, Novel Monomers, etc.)
(a) Polymers of Designed Architectures (Chainlike Polymers, Block Copolymers, Conjugated Polymers, Rotaxane, etc.)
(b) Special Shaped Polymer (Branched Polymers, Graft Polymers, Star Polymers, Hyperbranched Polymers, etc.)
7) Noncovalent Polymers (Polymers / Supramolecular Architectures via Hydorogen-bonding, Cordination, π-Electron-, and Other Intermolecular Interactions)
8) Polymer Reactions (Reactions with Small Molecules, Interchain / Intrachain Reactions, Crosslinking, Decomposition, Degradation, Stabilization, etc.)
9) Others

[Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Analysis of Molecular Properties of Polymers (Configuration, Conformation, Electronic Structures, Molecular Weights, Molecular Weight Distributions, Copolymer Compositions, etc.)
2) Polymer Solids
(a) Structures / Properties of Crystalline, Amorphous, Highely Ordered Systems, Phase Transition, Morphology, Crystallization, Molecular Motion, etc.
(b) Mechanical, Thermal, Electric, Optical Properties, etc.
(c) Structures / Properties / Formation Processes of Phase Separation of Alloy, Blend, Composites, etc.
3) Polymer Solutions,Polymer Melts,Rheology and Dynamics
(a) Structures / Properties / Molecular Motions of Dilute Solutions, Semidilute Solutions, Concentrated Solutions, Polymer Melts, Polyelectrolytes, etc.
(b) Molecular Dynamics, Multi Phases, Suspension, Emulsion, Fluid Mechanics, Processing, etc.
4) Liquid Crystals (Liquid Crystalline Polymers, Thermotropic Liquid Crystals, Lyotropic Liquid Crystals, etc.)
5) Gels, Network Polymers (Elastomers, Thermosetting Resins, Structures / Formation Processes / Properties / Dynamics of Gels, etc.)
(a) 6a) Physics / Chemistry of Polymer Surfaces / Interfaces / Thin Films (Structures / Properties of Surfaces, Interfaces, and Thin Films of Polymers; Surface Forces; Nano-Rheology; Tribology, etc.)
(b) 6b) Fabrication of Functional Polymer Surfaces / Interfaces / Thin Films (Assemblies at the Interfaces, Molecular Assemblies, Monolayers, LB Films, Fine Particles, Colloids, etc.)
7) Others

[Oral Presentation・Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Electrical / Electronic / Magnetic Functions (Dielectric, Piezoelectric, Pyroelectric, Semiconductor, Conductive, and Magnetic Materials, etc.)
2) Optical / Photochemical Functions (Photonics, Nonlinear Optics, Optical Fiber, Waveguide, Photoresist, Microfabrication, Display-Related Materials, Organic EL, Recording Materials, etc.)
3) Energy-Related Materials Functions (Solar Cell, Fuel Cell, Secondary Battery, Capacitor, etc.)
4) Separation / Recognition / Catalytic Functions (Membrane for Gas and Liquid Separation, Permeation, Separation Column, Molecular Recognition, Molecular Separation, Polymer Catalyst, etc.)
5) High Performance / Physical Functions (Mechanical Properties (e.g. High Strength / High Modulus), Heat Resistance, Flame Retardance, Extreme Environmental Performance, etc.)
6) Functional Soft Materials (Liquid Crystal, Gel, Elastomer, Stimuli-Responsive Materials, etc.)
7) Nanomaterial / Supramolecular Functions (Thin Film, Nanoparticle, Nanofiber, Nanorod, Nano Fabrication, etc.)
8) Composite / Hybrid Material Functions (Organic-Inorganic Hybrid, Nanocomposite, Fiber-Particle Reinforced Composites, etc.)
9) Surface / Interface Functions (Functional Coating, Adhesive, Sticking, Friction, Wear, Water-Repellent Materials, etc.)
10) Others

[Poster Presentation・English Oral Presentation]

1) Peptides, Polypeptides, Proteins (Enzymes, Antibodies, Peptide Aptamers, Molecular Recognition, Biological Activities, etc.)
2) Nucleic Acids, Genes (Gene Expression, Artificial Nucleic Acids, Nucleic Acid Aptamers, Antisense Nucleic Acids, RNA Interference, Molecular Recognition, Biological Activities, etc.)
3) Saccharides, Polysaccharides, Glycopolymers (Saccharide Syntheses, Nanofibers, Molecular Recognition, Biological Activities, etc.)
4) Molecular Assemblies, Polymeric Assemblies (Liposomes, Vesicles, Fibers, Nanoparticles, Artificial Membranes, etc.)
5) Biomimetics, Bioinspired Materials (Biological Models, Structural Mimicry, Biological Reactions, Molecular Recognition, Stimulus Responses, Self-Assembly, etc.)
6) Artificial Organs, Diagnostics, Medical Devices (Biocompatibility, Blood Coagulation, Biointerfaces, Bioconjugation, Bioimaging, Biosensing, etc.)
7) Nanomedicine (Drug Delivery, Drug Carrier, Drug Release, Retainability in Blood, Transduction into Cells, Prodrugs, etc.)
8) Regenerative Medicine (Tissue Regeneration, Stem Cells, iPS Cells, Cell Culture, Scaffolds, etc.)
9) 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) Vehicle / Structural Materials (Polymer Materials for Automobiles, Aircrafts, Vessels, Buildings, Infrastructure, etc.)
2) Daily Life Products (Polymer Materials for Foods, Cosmetics, Film Products, Sheet Products, Coatings, Adhesives, Fiber Products, Papers, Printings, Sanitary Materials, Wrappings, etc.)
3) High Performance Industrial Materials (Engineering Plastics and Other Polymer Materials with High Strength, High Elasticity, Thermostability, Flame Retardance, Extreme Environment Properties, etc.)
4) Mold Processing Technology, Micro/Nanofabrication Technology, and Industrial Nanomaterials (Advanced Molding, Ultra-fine Fabrication, Thin Films, Particles, Nanofibers, Nanorods, etc.)
5) Composite / Hybrid Materials (Organic-Inorganic Hybrids, Nanocomposites, Fiber- or Particle-reinforced Composites, etc.)
6) Surface / Interface Materials (Functional Coatings, Adhesives, Antifriction and Wear-resistant Materials, Water-repellent Materials, etc.)


Reforming (Reinforcing Agents, Stabilizers, Flame Retardants, Surface Modification, Foaming, etc.)
8) Others

Selected Topics [Oral Presentation]

S1.Polymer Chemistry to Open up by Metal-free Catalyst

Toshifumi SATOH
1)Polymerization by organocatalysts
2)Polymerization by enzymes
3)Metal-free controlled/Living polymerizations
4)Synthesis and application of polymeric and supramolecular catalysts

S2. New Functional Materials Developed by Polymers based on Element-Blocks

Yasuchika HASEGAWA, Yoshiro KANEKO
1)Precise synthesis of  element-blocks
2)Precise synthesis of polymeric materials based on element-blocks
3)Hierarchical and interfacial control of polymeric materials based on element-blocks
4)Functions and applications of polymeric materials based on element-blocks

S3.Hierarchical Structure and Dynamics of Polymer Composites

1)Structural analysis of polymer materials and composites
2)Dynamics analysis of polymer materials and composites
3)Morphological investigations of hierarchical structure of polymer materials and composites
4)Advanced development of analytical techniques of polymer materials and composites

S4. Understanding of Failure Mechanism of Polymer Materials

1)Experiment and visualization of polymer material failure
2)Theory and simulation of polymer material failure
3)Material development oriented to control of polymer failure
4)Self-healing polymeric materials

S5. Creation of Innovative Methods for Control of Molecular Bond and Novel Functionality

1)Innovative polymer synthesis controlled by molecular bond
2)Novel functionality produced by control of molecular bond
3)Creation of specific structures and mechanical properties controlled by molecular bonds

S6.Multiscale Structure, Property and Dynamics in Polymers

1)Multiscale structure and property in polymers
2)Hetero-multiscale structure, property in polymers
3)Multiscale dynamics in polymers

S7. Present and Perspective of Water Research as Fundamental Science and Applications

Toshiyuki SHIKATA, Tsutomu UCHIDA
1)Structure and dynamics of water molecules in bulk state (Experiments and theoretical studies including molecular dynamics simulations)
2)Hydration in aqueous solution and dispersion systems
3)Roles of water molecules in bio-systems
4)Importance of water in product development

S8. Computational Science Cutting-edge for Polymer Materials Development

Takashi HONDA
1)Computational simulation method for polymeric materials development
2)Large scale computer simulation for polymeric materials development
3)Informatics for polymeric materials development

S9. Polymeric Materials for High Performance Energy Devices

Kenichi OYAIZU
1)Fuel Cell
2)Hydrogen Production and Storage
3)Rechargeable Battery

S10. Colored Polymers

Masayoshi HIGUCHI, Michinari KOHRI
1)Design and synthesis of colored polymers
2)Functionalization and color tuning of colored polymers
3)Analysis and physical properties of colored polymers
4)Industrial applications of colored polymers

S11. Control of Dimensional and Structural Control of Polymers Hybridized with Nanomaterials

1)Dimensional and structural control of polymers hybridized with nanoparticles
2)Dimensional and structural control of polymers hybridized with nanosheets
3)Dimensional and structural control of polymers hybridized with nanotubes
4)Dimensional and structural control of organic and inorganic hybridized polymers

S12. Biomimetic Innovation toward Sustainable Development

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)

S13. Polymer Gel Opens the Way to Soft Matter Science

1)Properties of Soft matter
2)Structure of Soft matter
3)Applications of Soft matter
4)Synthesis of Soft matter

S14.Natural Polysaccharides for Novel Functional Nanomaterials

Shukichi TANAKA
1)Fundamental properties of polysaccharides nanomaterials
2)Novel functions by molecular design of polysaccharides nanomaterials
3)Applications of polysaccharides nanomaterials

S15. Structural Control-based Functionalization of Biomacromolecules

Hiromu KASHIDA, Toshiki SAWADA
1)Molecular design for structural control of bio- and biomimetic-polymers
2)Novel methodology for structural characterization of bio- and biomimetic-polymers
3)Construction of functional polymers derived from structural control and/or mimetics of biopolymers

S16. Design of Bio-polymer Interfaces for Medical Applications

Yuichi OHYA, Mitsuhiro EBARA
1)Bioinert interfaces
2)Bioactive interfaces
3)Design of nano- and micro-interfaces
4)Utilization of phase-separation and phase-transition phenomena
5)Utilization of self-assembly and self-organization

S17. Polymeric Materials Considering the Environment in the Near Future

1)Novel composite materials utilizing plant biomass
2)Micro/nano-composite technologies and high functionalization of plant biomass
3)Technologies for recycling of polymer waste
4)Controlled de-polymerization and de-cross-linking for materials, reactions and composite materials
5)Upgrade recycling for high functional and high-performance materials
6)Polymer materials for green chemistry

S18. Polymer Materials for Energy Harvesting

1)Design and synthesis of organic materials for photovoltaic and thermoelectric
2)Control and analysis of ordering structures and properties of materials
3)Fabrication, measurement, and mechanism of photovoltaic and thermoelectric devices

S19. Frontier and Vision in Research and Development of Bioplastics

Ken-ichi KASUYA
1)Basic Study and Application of Bioplastics
2)Technology Development toward Commodification of Bioplastics

S20.Advances in capture and fixation of carbon dioxide via polymer science

1)Polymer synthesis and chemistry for CO2 capture and fixation
2)Functional polymers for CO2 capture and fixation
3)Biological capture and fixation of CO2

S21. Nano- and Micropatterning and Printing Technologies for Their Applications in Electronics and Photonics

1)Development of materials for nano- and micropatterning and printing
2)Development of functional materials based on nano- and micropatterning and printing
3)Process technology and device technology of nano- and micropatterning and printing
4)Nano- and micropatterning and printing for fabrication technologies and properties

S22. Well-defined Network Polymers for Development of Next Society

1)Novel synthetic method and structure of network polymers
2)Novel analytical method for structures and properties of network polymers
3)Network polymer with excellent performance and novel functions
4)Environmentally benign network polymers

S23. 3D + Polymer = Soft Matter Innovation

1)Development technology of 3D printer materials
2)Development technology of 3D printer devices
3)Application technology of 3D printer

S24. Unusual Integration Starting from KOBUNSHI MIRAI JUKU

Hidemitsu FURUKAWA
2)Intelligence Integration Innovation and KOBUNSHI MIRAI JUKU
3)Interdisciplinary Integration Innovation and KOBUNSHI MIRAI JUKU
4)Academic Platform Development and KOBUNSHI MIRAI JUKU