Hiroshima University Syllabus

Back to syllabus main page
Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School International Institute for Sustainability with Knotted Chiral Meta Matter (Courses for Graduate Students)
Lecture Code 8K200401 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Chiral Knot Special Lectures
Subject Name
キラル ノット スペシャル レクチャーズ
Subject Name in
Chiral Knot Special Lectures
イノウエ カツヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Year
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Year) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Chemistry
Eligible Students For student registered International Program for Collaborative Sciences Enabling the Future
Keywords Chiral, Topology, Physics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Overseas faculty members related to the International Institute for Sustainability with Knotted Chiral Meta Matter will develop a wide range of knowledge and perspectives by giving lectures on their respective fields of expertise on the following topics. 
Class Schedule 〇 Chemistry, material science
〇 Low-dimensional topology, combinatorics
〇 High-energy particle and nuclear physics
〇 Biophysical chemistry, structural biology, knotted proteins, COVID-19
〇 3D topology in magnets, nanoscale imaging
〇 Chemical physics, soft matter, liquid crystals physics
〇 Condensed matter theory, topology
〇 Chiral bio-materials, self-assembly
〇 Geometry and topology of soft matter
〇 Applied math, topology
〇 Active colloids, liquid crystal-colloid composites, colloidal self-assembly
〇 Topological Defects in Mechanical Metamaterials
〇 Chiral bio-materials, self-assembly  
Not specified 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) It depends on the distributed materials. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
As papers will be introduced during the seminar, students should actively study the relevant content and papers. 
Requirements ・Students should have a basic knowledge of chiral knots.
Lecture topics will be given in any order from the above class plan, and one credit will be given for each of the eight lectures attended.
Students will be informed of the class schedule and methods separately, and are expected to attend the lectures actively.

・WPI-SKCM2 Support Office will register. 
Grading Method Students must attend 8 lectures (seminars) in order to obtain credit for passing the course. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
Back to syllabus main page