Tokyo College Lecture: “Self-organization for Materials Synthesis”

March 29, 2022


Type Lecture
Intended for General public / Enrolled students / Applying students / International students / Alumni / Companies / Junior high school students / High school students / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff
Date(s) April 5, 2022 17:00 — 18:00
Location Online
Venue Tokyo College YouTube Channel
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method No advance registration required
A wide variety of new structures are created using the phenomenon of “self-assembly,” in which molecules spontaneously assemble and order themselves. This presentation introduces the tiny world of manufacturing, where new structures are magically created simply by mixing metal ions and organic molecules.
Speaker Profile: FUJITA Makoto (Distinguished Professor at the University of Tokyo)
Distinguished Professor at the University of Tokyo (School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo), and Distinguished Professor at Institute for Molecular Science (additional post, Division of Advanced Molecular Science). He received his B.S. in Synthetic Chemistry from Chiba University in 1982, and his Ph.D. in Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1987. He has received numerous national and international awards, including the Wolf Prize in Chemistry (2018), the Imperial Prize of the Japan Academy (2019). Specialty: Organic Chemistry and Coordination Chemistry.
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