Topics - 69th 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 Based on Metal-free Catalyst

1)Polymerization by metal-free catalyst
2)Polymerization by enzymic catalyst
3)Metal-free living polymerization
4)Synthesis of polymeric and supramolecular metal-free catalysts and its function

S2. Frontiers in polymer synthesis directed towards unprecedented synthetic methods and materials

Ikuyoshi TOMITA, Hideharu MORI
1)New polymer synthetic methods and precision control of polymerizations
2)New polymer reactions and cross-linking reactions
3)Synthesis of polymers with unique shapes and morphologies
4)Synthesis of polymers with unique functions and performances

S3.Frontier of Polymer Synthesis by Profound Design of Key Reaction

Yasuhiro KOHSAKA, Ryohei KAKUCHI
1)Polymer synthesis by development and combination of key reactions (Conversion of active species in polymerization, tandem reaction etc.)
2)Polymer modification / conversion / degradation by key reaction (Chiral induction, ladder formation, etc.)
3)Functional polymer materials by design and application of key reaction (Recyclable materials, mechano-materials, etc.)

S4. New functional polymeric materials based on element-blocks

Shinobu UEMURA, Kazuo TANAKA
1)Precise synthesis of element-blocks and their polymers
2)Hierarchical control of polymeric materials based on element-blocks
3)Development and application of functional polymeric materials based on element-blocks
4)Materials informatics for data-driven development of functional element-block polymers

S5. AI and Computational Technologies in Polymer Science

1)Application of computational technologies to materials design for polymers
2)Development of computational technologies for polymers
3)Application of deep-learning and machine-learning to polymers
4)Application of large-scale computation to polymers

S6. Controlled Design of Functional Polymer Based on Active Surface and Interface

Hiroshi ENDO
1)Molecular Design for Active Surface and Interface
2)Structural Control and Properties of Active Surface and Interface
3)Functional Design and Analysis at Active Surface and Interface

S7. Frontiers of polymer analysis and characterization

1)New techniques of polymer analysis and characterization
2)Analysis and characterization of new polymers
3)Developments of polymer materials through polymer analysis and characterization
4)Relationship of polymer analysis and characterization with physical properties

S8. Progressive analytical techniques supporting advanced polymer materials

Atsushi ASANO
1)Control and construction for novel polymer materials
2)Physical and functional properties of polymer materials
3)Chain dynamics analysis of polymer materials
4)Higher structure analysis of polymer materials

S9. Today and Future of Academic and Industrial Applications of Quantum Beam Science

1)Quantum Beam Research on Bulk Polymers and/or Polymer Solutions
2)Quantum Beam Research on Polymer Interfaces and/or Polymer Thin Films
3)Quantum Beam Research on Polymer Dynamics
4)Quantum Beam Research in Industries

S10. Polymers under aqueous conditions: status quo and perspectives

Daisuke ISHII
1)Synthesis of polymers under aqueous conditions
2)Processing of polymers under aqueous conditions
3)Properties of polymer under aqueous conditions
4)Functionalities of polymers under aqueous conditions

S11. Dynamic control of electron and ion by designing soft matter

Yuki NAGAO, Shusaku NAGANO
1)Construction of hierarchical structures based on electron-ion interactions
2)Controlling electron/ion transport by controlling the structures of soft matter
3)Dynamic control of electrons/ions by external field in soft matter

S12. Frontier research of organic/hybrid materials

1)Synthesis and fabrication of organic/hybrid materials
2)Structural properties of organic/hybrid materials
3)Physical properties of organic/hybrid materials
4)Device properties of organic/hybrid materials

S13. Fusion between Polymer Science and Catalysis

1)Polymer catalysts bearing active metal species
2)Polymer design for catalysis
3)Catalysis for polymer synthesis aiming at tailored structure

S14. Precise design and functionalization of polymeric and organic electronic materials

1)Design and synthesis of polymeric and organic electronic materials
2)Ordering structures, analysis and evaluation of polymeric and organic electronic materials
3)Functionalization, device fabrication and systemization of polymeric and organic electronic materials

S15. Polymer Materials for the Hydrogen Energy-based Society

1)Polymer Materials for the Generation, Separation/Purification, and Storage of Hydrogen (Water Electrolysis, Separation Membranes, etc.)
2)Polymer Materials for the Utilization of Hydrogen (Fuel Cells, Materials Conversion, etc.)
3)Polymer Materials for the Energy Conversion and Storage (Batteries, Capacitors, etc.)
4)Other Materials and Evaluation Techniques for the Hydrogen Energy-based Society

S16. Polymer Gels for Creating the Future by Functions Due to Softness

1)Design and synthesis to create functions due to softness
2)Structural and physical property analysis to create functions due to softness
3)Configuration and mounting that exerts functions due to softness, Soft 3D/4D Printing
4)Development of applications based on soft functions, soft robotics

S17. Multi-scale approaches to the material properties and biofunctions in biomedical polymers

1)Temporal approaches to the biointeraction with materials
2)Spatial approaches to the materials design and properties and the biofunctions
3)Evaluation technologies for multi-scale approaches to biological phenomena
4)Multi-scale designed biomedical polymers for active control of biological phenomena

S18. Structural control-based functionalization of biomacromolecules

Hiroyuki ASANUMA, Takeshi SERIZAWA
1)Molecular design for structural control
2)Novel methodology for structural characterization
3)Construction of functional materials based on structural control and/or biomimetics

S19. Frontier of polymer research toward practical application of nucleic acid drugs

Kanjiro MIYATA
1)Design of nucleic acid molecules as oligomer/polymer drugs
2)Polymeric materials designed for nucleic acid drug delivery
3)Polymeric materials directed toward development of next-generation genetic drugs

S20. New materials and resource recycling technologies to solve plastic environmental problems

1)Research on environmental problems caused by polymer materials such as microplastics
2)Development of environmentally degradable and biodegradable plastics
3)Development of bio-based polymers
4)Plastic recycling technology
5)Other environmental load reduction technology for polymer materials

S21. Outstanding precisely designed network polymer

Hiroharu AJIRO
1)Design and synthesis of precisely designed network polymer for functionalization and high performance
2)Structure and control of precisely designed network polymer for novel material
3)Characteristics and function of precisely designed network polymer for novel material

S22. Polymer materials for multi-materialization and weight saving

1)Materials synthesis / Composite technology
2)Mold fabrication technology
3)Technology for adhesive bonding between dissimilar materials

S23. Nano-electronics and nano-photonics realized by superfine fabrication and structure control using polymer materials

1)Materials for nanoelectronics, photonics
2)Materials and processes for nano-fabrication and structure control
3)Device applications of polymer materials

S24. Evaluation and analysis technology of polymeric materials

1)Degradation and stability evaluation
2)Surface and interface evaluation
3)Advanced techniques and methods of polymer evaluation

S25. Electronics and Polymer underpin growth in Auto Sector

Akihiko HAPPOYA, Yoshihiro TAGUCHI
1)5G, Millimeterwave high speed communication technology, and low-loss material(Printed circuit board, Semiconductor package, Antenna)
2)Thermal management material, Connection, measurement technique
3)Power electronics, Polymeric material for low energy loss(High thermal stability material, Composite materials, Lightening material, etc.)