Topics - 68th 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, 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

[Oral Presentation・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

[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

[Oral Presentation・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

[Oral Presentation・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

[Oral Presentation・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.New Functional Polymeric Materials based on Element-Blocks

Takahiro GUNJI, Mitsuhiko MORISUE
1)Precise synthesis of element-blocks
2)Precise synthesis of polymeric materials based on element-blocks
3)Hierarchical control of polymeric materials based on element-blocks
4)Functions and applications of polymeric materials based on element-blocks

S2. Polymer synthesis based on precision polymerization for creation of new functional materials

1)Novel precision polymerization for functional materials
2)Precision polymerization induced self-assembly or integrated materials
3)Environment- and energy-related materials using precision polymerization
4)Bio-related materials using precision polymerization

S3.Development of spectroscopic analysis in polymers

Ryosuke KUSUMI
1)Structural analysis of polymers by spectroscopy
2)Spectroscopic analysis of molecular dynamics in polymers
3)Spectroscopic analysis of physical properties in polymers
4)Novel methods and techniques for analysis of structure, dynamics, and physical properties of polymers

S4. New developments in computational science towards the next generation

Yoshinori TAMAI
1)Quantum chemistry, first-principle calculation
2)Atomistic simulation
3)Multiscale, coarse-grained model
4)AI, machine learning, big data analytics

S5. Organic/Inorganic/Hybrid materials

Takayuki CHIBA
1)Organic based photovoltaics (OPVs) and light-emitting devices (OLEDs)
2)Photo/electron functionality of the perovskite materials
3)Photo/electron functionality of the quantum dots materials 4)Interfacial engineering of organic/inorganic hybrid materials

S6.Polymer materials for sustainable energy devices

Masahiro FUJITA
1)Polymer materials for fuel cells
2)Polymer materials for hydrogen production and storage
3)Polymer materials for rechargeable batteries
4)Polymer materials for other energy devices

S7. Polymer Gels Exhibiting Their Functions Flexibly

1)Design and Synthesis of Gels to Bring Out Functions
2)Characterization of Gels Supporting Principle of Design
3)Construction and Implementation of Gels to Bring Out Functions
4)Application of Gels Based on Their Functions

S8. Design of functions and energetics of molecular engine

1)Design and synthesis of artificial-, bio- and hybrid-molecules
2)Design of molecular assemblies and their energy conversion
3)Theoretical analysis from single molecules to molecular assemblies

S9. Colored materials and their nano-structures

1)Synthesis for colored materials by nano-structure control
2)Coloring control by nano-structure designing
3)Application studies embedded colored materials and their nano-structures

S10. Super-biofunctional polymer science for transcendence of functions of living things

1)Chemistry and biology for super-biofunctional polymers
2)Design and synthesis for super-biofunctional polymers
3)Characterization and analysis of physical properties for super-biofunctional polymers

S11. Design and application of biomedical polymers which dialogue with living body

Michiya MATSUSAKI, Toshinori FUJIE
1)Polymer design for dialogue with biomolecules and cells
2)Dialogue between dimension controllable polymeric materials and biomolecules or cells
3)Application of polymeric materials with dialogue property for biomedical, DDS, and diagnosis fields

S12. Development of bio-based polymers building a sustainable society

Hideki ABE
1)Syntheses and molecular design of novel bio-based polymers
2)Material design of bio-based polymers with high performance and specific function
3)Impartment and estimation of eco-efficiency for bio-based polymer materials

S13. Fundamental Consideration about Global Environment Conservation and Polymer Chemistry

Shigeru YAO
1)Recent chemical recycling and Polymer chemistry
2)Recent Material Recycling and Polymer chemistry
3)Current trend of biodegradable plastics and Polymer chemistry
4)Others, Related to the Basic Polymer chemistry contributing to the Global Environment Conservation

S14.State of the art material development in polymer alloys, blends and composites

1)New development of structure control technology
2)Correlation between nanostructure and properties
3)Processing technology including nanofabrication
4)New development of evaluation analysis technology
5)New development of computational science

S15. Nano- and micropatterning and molecular orientation control technologies for their applications in electronics and photonics

1)Development of materials for nano- and micropatterning and molecular orientation
2)Development of process technology based on nano- and micropatterning and molecular orientation
3)Nano- and micropatterning and molecular orientation for fabrication technologies and properties
4)Device technology of nano- and micropatterning and molecular orientation

S16. Latest technology and future design of precision network polymer

Hideki TACHI
1)Development of latest precision network polymer
2)Novel monomers, crosslinkers, and crosslinking reaction for precision network polymer
3)Latest structural analysis, simulation and characterization
4)Environmental-friendly precision network polymer