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Faculty Information

Sophia University / Faculty of Science and Technology

Masahiro Rikukawa
Masahiro Rikukawa
  • Job title
  • Research
    Polymer Materials for Clean Energy and Biomedical Applications
  • Profile

    1982-1985 Research of ion-conducting polymers
    1985-1988 Research of electromagnetic shield
    1988-1989 Research of optical recording disk
    1989-1992 Research of ultra thin polymer film
    1992-2008 Research of fuctional polymer and their opt-electrical properties(Education)
    I mainly teach Basic Organic Chemistry III, Polymer Chemistry IIIC, and Graduate Courses.
    My research fields are 1) polymer electrolyte fuel cells based on proton conducting polymers, 2) artificial bones based on biodegradable polymers, and 3) super-hierarchical structure and their characterizations based on electroconductive polymers.(Subject of research)
    Research of polymer electrolyte fuel cell
    Research of conducting polymers
    Study on Polymer thin Films
    Study on Polymer Electrolyte
    Systhesis and Electrical Properties of Phthalocyanines(Proposed theme of joint or funded research)
    Development of polymer electrolytes for fuel cell
    Research of artificial bone
    Synthesis of regioregular conducting polymers

  • Degree

    Doctor of Engineering (Sophia University)

  • Research Interests

    polymer, Photosynthesis, Polymer Electrolytes, Super Lattice, solar cell, conducting polymer, Complex, Fuel Cell, Conductive, EL, Phthalocyanine, Langmuir-Blodgett Films, Hydrogen