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Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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The Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry carries out thorough education on the basics and application of chemistry, fosters researchers and engineers full of creativity, and provides education and research that looks towards future trends in the chemicals industry. Research topics include energy, which is the most important issue for human beings today, fields related to living organisms, functional materials and chemistry that is based on environmental harmony. In addition, as the gap between the basic scholastic ability of students and scientific technology, which is becoming specialized, should be filled, students are guided to true understanding of academics through experiences based on labs and discussions and easily understandable lectures.

  • Students are able to receive detailed guidance in labs and discussions, which serve as motivators.
  • In addition to basic scholastic ability regarding industrial chemistry as a specialty, students are also able to acquire laboratory techniques.
  • Students are able to systematically learn principles and application through education on the most recent research results.
  • Build up creativity in graduation research, through participation in cutting-edge research.

Curriculum Chart

Area of Learning

Subjects Common to All Areas

  • Chemistry 1-A with Exercises
  • Chemistry 2-A with Exercises
  • Chemistry 1-B with Exercises
  • Chemistry 2-B with Exercises
  • Linear Algebra 1
  • Linear Algebra 2
  • Calculus 1
  • Calculus 2
  • Physics 1-A
  • Physics 1-B
  • Physics 2-A
  • Physics 2-B
  • Quantum Chemistry
  • Mathematics for Chemist
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Advanced Industrial Chemistry
  • Coordination Chemistry
  • Safety Science
  • Applied Electrochemistry
  • Experiment in Chemistry
  • Experment in Analytical Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Computers and Programming
  • Experiment in Physical Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering Experiment
  • Experiment in Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering Experiment
  • Experiment in Organic Chemisty
  • Experiment of Instrumental Analysis
  • Instrumental Analysis 1
  • <General Subjects>
    • Human Science
    • English
Organic/Macromolecular Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry 1, 2, 3
  • Polymer Chemistry 1
  • Industrial Organic Chemistry
  • Material Science in Organic Substance
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Organic Reaction Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry 2

Organic Chemistry / Organic Synthetic Chemistry / Organic Materials Chemistry / Organic Metallic Chemistry / Macromolecular Chemistry / Biochemistry

Graduation Research

  • Arimitsu Research Group
  • Gunji Research Group
  • Sakai Research Group
  • Organic Materials Research Group
Physical Chemistry/Chemical Engineering
  • Physical Chemistry 1, 2, 3
  • Electrochemistry
  • Industrial Physical Chemistry 1, 2, 3
  • Applied Surface Chemistry
  • Basic Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

Physical Chemistry / Applied Interfacial Chemistry

Graduation Research

  • Sakai(H)/Sakai(K) Research Group
  • Yuasa/Kondo Research Group
Inorganic/Analytical/Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry 1, 2
  • Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry
  • Instrumental Analysis 2
  • Industrial Inorganic Chemistry
  • Material Science in Inorganic Substance
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Technical Analysis

Inorganic Chemistry / Inorganic Materials Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry / Physical Chemistry / Electrochemistry / Applied Interfacial Chemistry

Graduation Research

  • Fujimoto Research Group
  • Idemoto/Kitamura Research Group
  • Itagaki/Shitanda Research Group

Information on Career Paths

  • Graduate School


  • Machinery and appliances


  • Civil Servant


  • Medicine and cosmetics


  • Retail


  • Metal products


  • Transport, Communication


  • Real estate


  • Food


  • Electricity supply, gas supply


  • Other industries


  • Other (persons planning on continuing education, studying abroad, etc.)


List of Faculty Members

Title Name Research Area Keyword
Professor ARIMITSU Koji Organic industrial material Photopolymer, UV-Curing, Acid/Base Amplifier, Photoinitiator
Professor GUNJI Takahiro Polymer chemistry Element-blocks, Inorganic polymer, Organic-inorganic hybrids
Professor IDEMOTO Yasushi Physical properties II
Physical chemistry
Inorganic chemistry
Functional materials/device
Inorganic industrial material
Applied physical properties/crystal engineering
High Tempearture Supercondoctor
Crystal Strycture Analysis, Electronic Structure
Inorganic Solid State Chemistry
Battery material, Ferroelectric material, High Tc superconducting oxide
Battery material, Ferroelectric material, High Tc superconducting oxide
Battery material, Ferroelectric material, High Tc superconducting oxide
Professor ITAGAKI Masayuki Material processing/treatment Electrochemisty, Analytical Chemistry
Professor SAKAI Hideki Nano structural science
Nano materials/nano bioscience
Physical chemistry
Functional material chemistry
Organic industrial material
Nanoporous material, Hollow particle, core/shell particle
Drug delivery system, Liposome, Cell Penetrating Peptide
Surface properties, Interfacial properties, Solution properties, Phase diagram
Surfactant, Self assembly, Emulsion, Nanoparticles
Surfactant, Emulsion, Surface modification
Professor YUASA Makoto Physical chemistry
Polymer chemistry
Functional material chemistry
Chemistry related to living body
Electrochemistry, Colloid & interface chemistry
Macromolecule-metal complex, Electropolymerization, Functional polymer
Sensor, Electrocatalyst, Antioxidant &anti-cancer drug
Biomimetic chemistry, Hemoprotein chemistry, Nano-biotechnology
Associate Professor FUJIMOTO Kenjiro Inorganic chemistry
Synthetic chemistry
Inorganic industrial material
Solid State Chemistry
Combinatorial Materials Science
Soft Chemistry, Catalyst, Electrode Materials, Crystal Growth
Associate Professor SAKAI Norio Organic chemistry
Synthetic chemistry
Organometallic Chemistry
Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Junior Associate Professor HOSHI Yoshinao Material processing/treatment Corrosion Monitoring, Energy Device Analysis
Junior Associate Professor KITAMURA Naoto Inorganic material/physical properties Ion-conducting inorganic material
Junior Associate Professor KONDO Takeshi Functional material chemistry
Junior Associate Professor NAKAYAMA Yasuo Functional materials/device organic semiconductor
Junior Associate Professor SAKAI Kenichi Functional material chemistry Colloid and Interface Chemistry, Adsorption, Atomic Force Microscopy
Junior Associate Professor Shitanda Isao Micro/nanodevice
Physical chemistry
Analytical chemistry
Environmental chemistry
Chemistry related to living body
Material processing/treatment
Electrochemical nanomotor/micromotor
electrochemical impedance
whole-cell based biosensor
microencapsulation of enzyme
microcapsule composite coating
Wearable biofuel cell
Assistant Professor AIKAWA Tatsuo Polymer/textile materials Polymer synthesis, Biocompatible materials, Hydrogel, Polymeric particles, DDS
Assistant Professor AIMI Akihisa Inorganic industrial material Ceramics, Oxide, Multiferroics
Assistant Professor AKAMATSU Masaaki Functional material chemistry Colloid and interface chemistry, Supramolecular chemistry
Assistant Professor FURUTANI Masahiro Polymer/textile materials
Assistant Professor ISHIDA Naoya Inorganic industrial material secondary battery, crystal chemistry, inorganic chemistry, electrochemistry
Assistant Professor OGIWARA Yohei Organic chemistry
Synthetic chemistry
Organometallic Chemistry
Assistant Professor YAMAMOTO Kazuki Polymer/textile materials