Graduate School of EngineeringDepartment of Applied Chemistry and Bioscience

International students can also apply.

In today’s world, there is a definite need for technologies that are inherently in harmony with the environment. More specifically, in Japan, as the first developed nation face to a rapidly aging society, knowledge of food and medicine as well as technological foundations are rapidly becoming a necessary commodity. In particular, there exist important issues in the fields of: harmony with the environment; resource-saving; development of chemical processes based in energy-saving technologies: high-performance materials: electronics: biotechnologies; new energy development: the search for performance in foodstuffs: prevention of lifestyle diseases, etc. All of the above are issues that can be tackled with applied chemistry and bioscience. Our goal is to produce capable chemical engineers, bio engineers, and professional people who are active in food and health with creative powers and a wide view to meet the social needs by developing the basic knowledge of subjects and applications.

This course is divided into two sections: applied chemistry and bioscience. By imparting students with broad-based foundational knowledge in both fields, we bring them to the level where they can become highly skilled chemical engineers, biotechnology specialists, food and health specialists, and more. Our graduates are also known for their broad perspective and high degree of creativity.

Department of Applied Chemistry and Bioscience

Applied Chemistry

Metallic oxidation points: plane defects and attributes; molecular design of high performance and high function polymer materials; synthesis; characterization; fixed catalyst preparation and application to chemical measurement; systems and measuring technologies for molecular recognition materials and applications to purification; the environment; biological impact of genotoxic agents in food; multiphase system apparatus flow and mass transfer rate; pollutant processing; structure of reaction intermediate by high resolution; spectroscopy; analysis of intermolecular motion, etc.

Bioscience

Environmental safety assessment of pollutants; flow and mass transfer of multiphase system reaction apparatus; bioprocess microbiological analysis of complex microbial systems; search for mucosal defense substances and function evaluation; analysis of structure and reaction of proteins; molecular design of high performance and high function polymer materials; synthesis; characterization; functional analysis of food substances: microbial control in food and the environment; function of food and evaluation of impact on health; impact of food on rheological properties and swallowing; formation of food substances and evaluation of metabolic disorders; dietary intake/circulatory dynamics and recognition, etc.

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