Akira Nakajima

Functional Surface Materials

Prof. Akira Nakajima earned his B.E. and M.E. degrees in Inorganic Materials Science from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1985 and 1987, respectively. He then joined Japan Energy Corp. as a research scientist. In 1997, he earned his Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University. He moved to RCAST of The University of Tokyo in 1998 and began research on hydrophobic coatings. He established a venture company (ASTI: Advanced Systems of Technology Incubation) and became the company’s CTO in 2001. In March 2003, he joined the faculty staff of the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Currently, he is a Professor of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He was the leader of the “Super Hydrophilic/phobic Surface Project” at the Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) during 2004-2007.

[Awards]
2019, CerSJ Fellow, The Ceramic Society of Japan
2013, Award of the Outstanding Papers Published in the JCerSJ, The Ceramic Society of Japan
2012, Award of the Outstanding Papers Published in the JCerSJ, The Ceramic Society of Japan
2011, Academic Award, The Ceramic Society of Japan
2009, Technical Award, Japan Society of Colour Material
2007, Best Paper Award, The Surface Finishing Society of Japan
2006, Best Lecture Award, The Material Technology of Japan Research Institute

[Editorial Board of Journals]
2014-20 Appl. Surf. Sci. (ELSEVIER), Advisory Editorial Board Member
2013-19 J. Mater. Res. (MRS), Principal Editor
2011- NPG Asia Mater. (Nature Publishing Group), Advisory Editorial Board Member
2011-13 J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn. (The Ceram. Soc. Jpn), Editorial Board Member
2008-13 J. Jpn. Soc. Colour Mater. (Jpn. Soc. Colour Mater.), Editorial Board Member

[Membership]
Japan Society of Colour Material (2007-)
The Chemical Society of Japan (1998-)
The Ceramic Society of Japan (1984-)



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Sachiko Matsushita

Physical Chemistry, Electrochemistry


Dr. Sachiko Matsushita received her B.S. degree (1996) and her Ph.D. (2000) in Applied Chemistry from the University of Tokyo under the guidance of Prof. Akira Fujishima in the field of self-assembled nanoparticle structure fabrication and application. In 2001, she became a post-doctoral researcher in Prof. Toyoki Kunitake’s group at RIKEN and widened her research to photonic crystals. After her experience as a lecturer and associate professor at Nihon University, she joined the department of Metallurgy & Ceramics Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, as an associate professor (2010).

[Membership]
The Chemical Society of Japan
The Electrochemical Society of Japan
The Ceramic Society of Japan
The Japan Society of Applied Physics
The Society of Japanese Women Scientists

[Awards]
2015, Insentive award, Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Chemical Society of Japan
2005, Insentive award, The Society of Japanese Women Scientists

[Personal website]
Personal website (external site)



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Toshihiro Isobe

Ceramic Process

Dr. Toshihiro Isobe earned his B.E. and M.E. degrees in Materials Science from Nagoya Institute of Technology in 2001 and 2003, respectively. He earned his Dr. of Eng. from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2006. He then joined National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). In Jun. 2008, he joined the faculty staff of the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Currently, he is an associate Professor of the Department of Metallurgy and Ceramic Science.

[Awards]
2013, Award of the Outstanding Papers Published in the JCerSJ, The Ceramic Society of Japan
2012, Award of the Outstanding Papers Published in the JCerSJ, The Ceramic Society of Japan
2012, CerSJ Awards for advancements in ceramic science and technology, The Ceramic Society of Japan

[Membership]
The Ceramic Society of Japan (2000-)


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Yasuhide Mochizuki

Computational Materials Science

Dr. Yasuhide Mochizuki received his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2016 and 2021, respectively. While in his graduate course at Tokyo Institute of Technology, he studied and investigated the structural distortions in perovskites using the first-principles lattice-dynamics calculations in order to explore new functional materials. In April 2021, he joined the faculty staff of Tokyo Institute of Technology as an assistant professor.

[Awards]
2019, Award for Encouragement of Research, the 28th Annual Meeting of MRS-J Symposium
2018, Good Presentation Award, World Young Fellow Meeting 2018, the 56th Symposium of Basic Science of Ceramics

[Membership]
Materials Research Society of Japan (2017-)
The Japan Institute of Metals and Materials (2016-)


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