Laboratory

Creation of Functional Materials Laboratory (Advanced Polymer Materials Field)

Tomoyasu HIRAI,
Associate Professor

Affiliation: Department of Applied Chemistry, Osaka Institute of Technology
Address: 5-16-1 Omiya Asahi-ku Osaka, 535-8585, Japan

Education

2001-2005 Department of Applied Chemistry, Gunma University
2005-2007 Department of Organic and Polymeric Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Master of Engineering received.)
2007-2010 Department of Organic and Polymeric Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2010 Ph.D., Tokyo Institute of Technology

Professional Carrier

2010-2013 Research Assistant Prof., Kyushu University (Prof. K. Tanaka)
2013 Apr. -2017 Oct. Assistant Prof., Kyushu University (Prof. A. Takahara)
2017 Oct. -2018 Mar. Research Associate Prof., Kyushu University (Prof. A. Takahara)
2018 Apr.- Associate Prof., Osaka Institute of Technology

Research Fields

Polymer Synthesis, Self-Assembly,Development of functional materials on the basis of precise synthesis

Representative Publications

  1. Sato, M.; Kato, T.; Shimamoto, H.; Kamitani, K.; Ohta, N.; Hirai, T.*; Takahara, A., Design of High-Density Helical Polymer Brush on Silica Nanoparticles for the Size Recognition of Fullerene Molecules. ACS Macro Lett. 2018, 7, 148-152.
  2. Kato, T.; Sato, M.; Shimamoto, H.; Uno, K.; Yokomachi, K.; Konishi, Y.; Kamitani, K.; Nishibori, M.; Ohta, N.; Ishige, R.; White, K. L.; Otozawa, N.; Hirai, T.*; Takahara, A., Preparation of High-Density Polymer Brush with Multi-helical Structure. Langmuir 2018, 34, 3283-3288.
  3. Hirai, T.; Kobayashi, M.; Takahara, A., Control of the primary and secondary structure of polymer brushes by surface-initiated living/controlled polymerization. Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 5456-5468.

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