Research Projects

As some examples of our high-level research activities, below is a list of the main latest research projects that are led by our department faculties. There are also many other research projects other than the ones listed here.

Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research

Protein Encapsulation by Synthetic Cages for Functional Control and Structure Determination

(PI: Makoto Fujita, 2019–2024)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)

Dynamic femtoliter reactor technology for next generation digital bioassays

(PI: Hiroyuki Noji, 2019–2024)


Dynamic supra-assembly of biomolecular systems

(Research Supervisor: Hiroyuki Noji, 2020–)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)

Fundamental Study of Robust Molecule Recognition Electronics

(PI: Takeshi Yanagida, 2018–2023)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)

Development of Innovative Molecular Transformations from Molecular Dinitrogen Using Super-Catalysts

(PI: Yoshiaki Nishibayashi, 2020–2024)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)

Structural control and novel properties of self-assembling nanosheet

(PI: Kohzo Ito, 2019–2022)

NEDO The Moonshot R&D Program

Development of Multi-lock Biopolymers Degradable in Ocean from Non-food Biomasses

(Program Manager: Kohzo Ito, 2020–)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)

Giant strain effect of charge transport in organic single-crystal semiconductors and flexible mechano-electronics

(PI: Jun Takeya, 2017–2022)

MEXT, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas

Coordination Asymmetry: Design of Asymmetric Coordination Sphere and Anisotropic Assembly for the Creation of Functional Molecules

(A03 Group leader: Takashi Uemura, 2016–2020)


Development of Flexible Nitride Semiconductor Devices with PSD

(PI: Hiroshi Fujioka, 2015–2020)

MEXT, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas

Materials Science and Advanced Electronics Created by Singularity

 (PI: Hiroshi Fujioka, 2016–2020)

MEXT, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas

Soft Crystals: Science and Photofunctions of Flexible Response Systems with High Order

(A03 Group leader: Kazuyuki Ishii, 2017–2021)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)

Detection method for 10-100nm nanofluidic engineering and application to single cell proteomics

(PI: Kazuma Mawatari, 2019–2022)

MEXT, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas, Chemistry for Multimolecular Crowding Biosystems

Hybrid cell device for the control of multi molecular crowding

(PI: Kazuhito Tabata, 2017–2021)


Memristor Sensor Network for Chemical Information Processing

(PI: Tsunaki Takahashi, 2019–2022)