Summary of Research Project Results under JSPS FY2002
"Research for the Future Program"



(Physical and Engineering Sciences) Innovation in Energy Generation, Conversion, Materials and Systems for the Future
Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Basic Research on the Development of New Materials Used under Strong Radiation Fields Yosuke, Katsumura
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering
FY 1998 - FY@2002

(Physical and Engineering Sciences) Highly Efficient Use of Energy and Reduction of its Environmental Impact

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Synthesis of Ecological High Quality Transportation Fuels Muneyoshi, Yamada
Tohoku University, Graduate School of Engineering
FY 1998 - FY 2002

(Physical and Engineering Sciences) Computational Science and Engineering

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Development of Simulation Algorithms for the First-Principles Prediction of Three-Dimensional Structures of Proteins Yuko, Okamoto
Okazaki National Research Institutes, Institute for Molecular Science
FY 1998 - FY@2002

(Physical and Engineering Sciences) Photoscience

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Development and Application of High Performance Lasers and Spectrometers Hajime, Katô
Kobe University, Molecular Photoscience Research Center
FY 1998 - FY@2002
Molecular Knife - Control of Chemical Reactions by Core Excitation Kenichiro, Tanaka
Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science
FY 1998 - FY 2002
Development of Sub-nanosized Aggregates Having Novel Optical Properties Atsushi, Nakajima
Keio University, Faculty of Science and Technology
FY 1998 - FY 2002

(Life Sciences) Genetic and Environmental Factors in Diseases Prevalent in Adults and the Elderly

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Molecular Elucidation of Significance of Cardiovascular Hormones in Vascular Protection and Regeneration Kazuwa, Nakao
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine
FY 1998- FY 2002
In Vivo Molecular Studies on Cardio-renal Remodeling Iekuni, Ichikawa
Tokai University, School of Medicine
FY 1998 - FY 2002

(Life Sciences) Regulation Networks of Eukaryotic Gene Expression

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Regulation of Gene Expression in Cell Differentiation Toru, Nakano
Osaka University, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
FY 1998 - FY 2002
Regulatory Mechanisms of Gene Expression for Environment Adaptation Masayuki, Yamamoto
University of Tsukuba, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences
FY 1998 - FY 2002
Regulation of Gene Expression in the Nervous System Ryoichiro, Kageyama
Kyoto University , Institute for Virus Research
FY 1998 - FY 2002
Nuclear Structure and Gene Expression Masatoshi, Hagiwara
Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Medical Research Institute
FY 1998 - FY 2002

(Integrated Fields) Biomedical Observation and Control

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Creation of Generic Technology for Advanced Biosensors Eiichi, Tamiya
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, School of Materials Science
FY 1998 - FY 2002

(Integrated Fields) Cause and Effects of Environmental Loading its Reduction

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Development of Urban and Building Models for Densely Populated Area with Minimized Environmental Load in Hot and Humid Climate Shinsuke, Kato
The University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science
FY 1998 - FY 2002

(Integrated Fields) Environmental Conservation in the Asian Region

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
The Comprehensive Development of Ecosystem-Reconstruction and Sustainable Biological Production in the Southwestern China Katsuhiko, Demura
Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Agriculture
FY 1998 - FY 2002
A Study on Undesired Effects of Development on Local Societies and Strategies for Their Mitigation Ryutaro, Ohtsuka
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine
FY 1999 - FY 2002

(Integrated Fields) Electronic Social Systems

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Toward the Establishment of the New Legal System for the Emerging Electronic Commerce-The Strategy of US & EU and the Japan's Role Minoru, Nakazato
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Law and Politics
FY 1998 - FY 2002
Legal Models of Information Market in the Near Future Zentaro, Kitagawa
International Institute of Advanced Studies
FY 1998 - FY 2002
Information Technology and the Market Economy Masahiro, Fujiwara
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics
FY 1998 - FY 2002
Foundations of Information Ethics Masahiko, Mizutani
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Letters
FY 1998 - FY 2002

University-Industry Cooperative Research Committee

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Proposal Committee Term of Project
Research and Development of New High Damping Materials Based on Atomistic Design Shin, Takeuchi
Tokyo University of Science, Faculty of Industrial Science and Technology
133rd Committee on Microstructures and Functions of Materials FY 1998 - FY 2002
Development of Analytical Instruments for 3D Atomic Structure Determination of Surface and Interface by Photoelectron Spectro-Holography Yoshimasa, Nihei
Tokyo University of Science, Faculty of Science and Technology
141st Committee on Microbeam Analysis FY 1998 - FY 2002
Research and Development of Ultra-fast and Ultra-High Contrast Ratio Full color Liquid Crystal Display Shunsuke, Kobayashi
Tokyo University of Science Yamaguchi, Liquid Crystal Institute
142nd Committee on Organic Materials Used in Information Science and Industry FY 1998 - FY 2002
Research on Ultra Low-power System LSI Technology Takayasu, Sakurai
The University of Tokyo, Center for Collaborative Research
165th Committee on Ultimately Integrated Devices and Systems FY 1998 - FY 2002
Development of Ultimate Precision Bionanomanipulator Atsushi, Ikai
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology
167th Committee on Nano-probe Technology FY 1999 - FY 2002


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