International workshop on
Topology and graphs in polymer chemistry


Date : August 6-7, 2016

Venue : Tokyo Tech Front, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Confirmed speakers :
Erica Flapan (Pomona College)
Akio Kawauchi (Osaka City University)
Kentaro Tanaka (Nagoya University)
Atsushi Takano (Nagoya University)
Kohei Nitta (Kanazawa University)
Kyoichi Tsurusaki (Kanagawa Industrial Tech. Inst.)
Ryo Nikkuni (Tokyo Woman's Christian University)
Kai Ishihara (Yamaguchi University)
Takuya Yamamoto (Hokkaido University)
Erica Uehara (Ochanomizu University)
Shun Fukaguchi (Saitama University)
Tetsuo Deguchi (Ochanomizu University)
Yasuyuki Tezuka (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Program : (PDF file)
August 6, 2016

Plenary talk
10:00-11:00 Erica Flapan (Pomona College)
Topological complexity in protein structures

Invited talks
11:10-11:50 Tetsuo Deguchi (Ochanomizu University)
Topological polymers studied through quaternions and the enhancement of the short-range intrachain correlation
11:50-12:30 Kai Ishihara (Yamaguchi University)
The nomenclature of graphs and its application in polymer chemistry

12:30-13:40 Lunch

13:40-14:20 Ko-hei Nitta (Kanazawa University)
Graph-theoretical approach to dynamics of tree-like polymer
14:20-15:00 Akio Kawauchi (Osaka City University)
Cross-index of a graph
15:00-15:40 Kentaro Tanaka (Nagoya University)
Supramolecular interlocked molecules

15:40-16:10 Coffee

16:10-16:50 Atsushi Takano (Nagoya University)
Viscoelastic properties of ring and ring-related polymers with various architectures
16:50-17:30 Ryo Nikkuni (Tokyo Woman's Christian University)
Linear embeddings of a graph into the 3-space and Conway-Gordon type theorems
17:30-18:10 Yasuyuki Tezuka (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Topological polymer chemistry designing macromolecular graph constructions

18:20- Welcome Mixer

August 7, 2016
9:40-10:20 Shun Fukaguchi (Saitama University)
Enumeration of K3,3 knots
10:20-11:00 Kyoichi Tsurusaki and Rika Takeda
(Kanagawa Industrial Technology Center)
Non-linear viscoelasticity of rubbers and relation to loop deformation
11:10-11:50 Erica Uehara (Ochanomizu University)
Gyration radius, the hydrodynamic radius and the two-point correlation function of graph-shaped polymers
11:50-12:30 Takuya Yamamoto (Hokkaido University)
Self-assembly and topological transformation of cyclic polymers

Organizers :
Koya Shimokawa (Saitama University)
Tetsuo Deguchi (Ochanomizu University)
Yasuyuki Tezuka (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Supported by :
JSPS KAKENHI Grant number 26310206 and General Incorporated Foundation for Promotion of Textile Technology.

Link :
"International Workshop on Spatial Graphs 2016"
(August 3-5, 2016, Waseda University)