This course offers introductory knowledges of polymer gels and its medical applications. It is an intensive lecture provided by Prof. Prof. Takamasa Sakai, University of Tokyo.
Students learn polymer physics on single chains and polymer solutions, further acquiring structural and mechanical properties correlation in polymer gels. Students can also learn the current status of art in the field of basic research of medical application of polymer gels.
single polymer chain, polymer solution, polymer gel, medical application
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
The detailed contents of the classes will be shown using blackboards and slides on a projector.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Introduction to Physics of Single Polymer Chains and Polymer Solutions||Physics of single polymer chains and that of polymer solutions are reviewed.|
|Class 2||Relationship between Structures and Properties of Polymer Gels||Relationship between structures and properties of polymer gels is reviewed.|
|Class 3||Fundamental Research towards Medical Applications of Polymer Gels||The understanding of fundamental research towards medical applications of polymer gels is made.|
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Attendance and Report submission
There is no requirement to take this course.
Ken Nakajima (nakajima.k.aa[at]m.titech.ac.jp, ex2939） can transfer any messages to Prof. Takamasa Sakai, University of Tokyo.
Contact by e-mail in advance to make an appointment.