Workshop on Biodegradable Biomass Plastics, 2009

08:30 – 09:00


09:00 – 09:10

Opening Remarks   Yi-Ming Sun (Yuan Ze University, Taiwan)

Session I Biodegradable Polyester Fibers

Chair: Yoshio INOUE (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

09:10 – 09:40

Tadahisa IWATA (The Univeristy of Tokyo, Japan)

In Vivo Tissue Response and Degradation Behavior of Biodegradable Polyester Nanofibers

09:40 – 10:10

Chi WANG (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)

Preparation of PLA/PHB Core/shell Fibers Via Electrospinning and its Application in Drug Release


Chizuru HONGO (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

High-Strengthand High-Functional Fibersof Biodegradable Polyesters by One-Step Drawing Method with Small CrystalNuclei

10:40 – 11:00     Coffee Break

Session II  Blends of Polyesters

Chair: Shinn-Gwo HONG (Yuan Ze University, Taiwan)

11:00 – 11:30

Eamor M. WOO (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)

Phase Behavior and Morphology in Blends of Biodegradable Polyesters with Vinyl Polymers

11:30 – 12:00

Koji YAZAWA (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

Nucleation Enhancement Effect in Poly(L-lactide)/Poly(e-caprolactone) Blend Induced by Locally Activated Chain Mobility Resulting from Limited Miscibility"

12:00 – 13:10       Lunch

Session III  Interfaces of Bio-functional Polymers

Chair: Yi-Ming Sun (Yuan Ze University, Taiwan)

13:10 – 13:40

Yoshihiro KIKKAWA (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)

Interaction Force Measurement and Molecular Imaging: Scanning Probe Microscopic Study

13:40 – 14:10

Yung CHANG (Chung Yuan University, Taiwan)

Molecular Design of Ultra-low Biofouling Polymeric Interface

14:10 14:40

Kiyohiko IGARASHI (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Single Molecule Observations of Cellobiohydrolases On Crystalline Cellulose by High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy

14:40 – 15:10 Coffee Break

Session IV Biosynthesis and Biodegradation of Polyesters

Chair: Yu-Hong WEI (Yuan Ze University, )

15:10 – 15:40

C. Will CHEN (Tatung University, Taiwan)

Mass Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates from the Salt-Tolerant Archebacter

15:40 – 16:10

Takashi TSUJIMOTO (Osaka University, Japan)

Development of New Functional Pant Oils-Based Polymeric Materials

16:10 – 16:40

Kenichi KASUYA (Gunma University, Japan)

Aliphatic-Aromatic Copolyester-Degrading Microorganisms

16:40 – 17:00

Closing Remarks   Tadahisa IWATA (The Univeristy of Tokyo, Japan)