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Yuki Kametani

Yuki Kametani

Assistant Professor

School of Engineering, Institute of Engineering Innovation
Email: kametani[at]g.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp


Apr. 2020 – Mar. 2021
JSPS Research Fellow (DC2): Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan Supervisor: Prof. Makoto Ouchi


Ph. D. in Polymer Chemistry (Mar. 2021)
Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan
Advisor: Prof. Makoto Ouchi 

B. Sc. in Polymer Chemistry (Mar. 2016)
Undergraduate Course Program of Frontier Chemistry, Undergraduate School of Industrial Chemistry, Kyoto University, Japan
Advisor: Prof. Mitsuo Sawamoto

Honor and Awards

The 12th SPSJ International Polymer Conference (IPC 2018) Young scientist poster award (2018)

Publication list

Fabrication of double-stranded vinyl polymers mediated by coordination nanochannels
Masahiro Abe, Yuki Kametani, Takashi Uemura
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023, 145, 2448-2454.

Reciprocal regulation between MOFs and polymers
Ami Nishijima, Yuki Kametani, Takashi Uemura
Coord. Chem. Rev., 2022, 466, 214601.

Copolymerizations of saccharin methacrylamide with dienes toward softer alternating copolymers and advanced sequence control
Yuki Kametani, Makoto Ouchi
Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2022, 223, 2100249.

Homopolymer-block-alternating copolymers composed of acrylamide units: design of transformable divinyl monomers and sequence-specific thermoresponsive properties
Kentaro Shibata, Yuki Kametani, Yuji Daito, Makoto Ouchi
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 9959-9970.

One-pot preparation of methacrylate/styrene alternating copolymers via radical copolymerization and alcoholysis modification: sequence impacts on glass transition temperature
Yuki Kametani, Makoto Ouchi
ACS Polym. Au, 2021, 1, 10-15.

Construction of ring-based architectures via ring-expansion cationic polymerization and post-polymerization modification: design of cyclic initiators from divinyl ether and dicarboxylic acid
Naoyuki Kusuyama, Yuji Daito, Hiroyuki Kubota, Yuki Kametani, Makoto Ouchi
Polym. Chem., 2021, 12, 2532-2541.

Saccharin-pendant methacrylamide as a unique monomer in radical copolymerization: peculiar alternating copolymerization with styrene
Yuki Kametani, Makoto Ouchi
Polym. Chem., 2020, 11, 6505-6511.

Unprecedented sequence control and sequence-driven properties in a series of AB-alternating copolymers consisting solely of acryl-amide units
Yuki Kametani, François Tournilhac, Mitsuo Sawamoto, Makoto Ouchi
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2020, 59, 5193-5201.

Control of the alternating sequence for N-Isopropyl-acrylamide (NIPAM) and methacrylic acid units in a copolymer by cyclopolymerization and transformation of the cyclopendant group
Yuki Kametani, Mitsuo Sawamoto, Makoto Ouchi
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 10905-10909.

Cyclopolymerization of cleavable acrylate-vinyl ether divinyl monomer via nitroxide-mediated radical polymerization: copolymer beyond reactivity ratio
Yuki Kametani, Marina Nakano, Taizo Yamamoto, Makoto Ouchi, Mitsuo Sawamoto
ACS Macro Letters, 2017, 6, 754-757.