Symposium Award

Award for Encouragement of Research in Materials Science

Award winners :

NameAffiliationPresentation Title
Aikebaier YUSUFUOsaka UniversityEffect of Cu doping into the Ga site on the thermoelectric properties of AgGaTe2 with chalcopyrite structure
Anh DAOJapan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyHighly sensitive and robust hetero-core-shell nanoparticle bioprobes utilizing charge-transfer-induced electronic modification
Hannes RAEBIGERYokohama National UniversitySpin multiplicity of octahedral cobalt complexes
Hidehiro SEKIMOTOIwate UniversityFeasibility Study on a New Recycle Process of the Rare Earth Elements from the Neodymium Magnet
Jerome LEVENEURGNS ScienceLow Energy Ion Beam Synthesis of Samarium-Cobalt Nanostructures on SiO2
Kanjiro MIYATAThe University of TokyoSmart Multilayered Polymer/Silica Assemblies for Enhanced siRNA Delivery
Kazuhiro KatoCentral Glass Co., LtdCorrelation between Microstructures of ZnO Under Layers and TiN Thin Films Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering
Kazunari KUWAHARAKyushu UniversityZnO films with buffer layers crystallized via nitrogen mediation: effects of thickness of buffer layers
Kazunori SUGIYASUNIMSCharge Carrier Generation and Transportation within a Single Planar Polythiophene
KEISUKE FUGANENational Institute for Materials ScienceStructural Characterization of Interface between Pt and Ce Oxide Layer in Pt-CeOx Thin Film Electrode for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Application
Ken OKUBOKantoGakuin UniversitySynthesis and Evaluation of Terminal-modified Polyethylene Glycol
Kenji NOSEThe University of TokyoHigh-resolution Raman spectroscopy for diamond-like carbon thin film
Kohei SHIMADAMeiji UniversitySynthesis of low-temperature phase BiTaO4 by flux method
Koji NAKANOThe University of TokyoHeterole-fused pi-Conjugated Molecules as Organic Semiconductors
Koretaka YUGEKyoto UniversityModelling configurational energetics on multiple lattices
Lee BurtonUniversity of BathTowards High Efficiency Tin Sulfide Solar Cells
Mark BISSETTKyushu UniversityRaman Investigation of Strain on Chemically Functionalized Graphene
Masaki KATAYAMAYokohama National UniversityMicro R-curve of Si3N4 ceramics fabricated by adding rare earth oxide
Peng ChenNational Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)The roles of the interaction between TiO2 nanoparticles and cells via Toll-like receptor -3 and -4
Raman BEKAREVICHShizuoka UniversityLarge-Area Deposition of Carbon Nanomaterials at Low-temperatureUsing Microwave Excited Surface-Wave Plasma with Catalytic Graphite-Encapsulated Ni Nanoparticles
Ryuji OKAZAKINagoya UniversityPhoto-Seebeck Effect in Oxide Materials
Satoru MasubuchiThe University of TokyoBoundary Scattering in Ballistic Graphene/Hexagonal Boron Nitride
Sayaka SUZUKIShinshu UniversityFlux Coating Fabrication of NaTaO3 Crystal Layers on Tantalum Substrate
Seiji KAWASAKIThe University of TokyoIn-situ Observation of Occupied and Unoccupied States of a Photocatalyst in Water
Shih-kang LINNational Cheng Kung UniversityAb initio energetics of charge compensating point defects
Shinji KanehashiMeiji UniversitySynthesis of ABA-Type Triblockcopolymer Derived from Adamantylmethacrylate and Polyimide Macroinitiator by Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization
Shusuke KASAMATSUThe University of TokyoDielectric Response and Capacitance of Nanosized Capacitors
Takafumi OGAWAJapan Fine Ceramics CenterDensity functional calculations of oxygen-vacancy formation at a sigma13 grain boundary in Y-doped alpha-alumina
Takashi NAKAJIMATokyo University of ScienceOriented Polymer Templates
Tatsuya NISHIMURAThe University of TokyoDevelopment of Self-Organized Polymer/Inorganic Composites by Using Oriented Polymer Templates
Tzu-I TsaiNational Chiao Tung UniversityLow-Operating-Voltage Poly-Si Thin-Film Transistor Technology for RF Applications
Xinlong WANGNational Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)Preparation of Micropatterned Surfaces for Cell Function Manipulation
Yoshiyuki SEKITokyo Polytechnic UniversityFormation Process of Tin Dioxide Transparent Conducting Films From Tin 2-Ethylhexanoate
Yukari KATSURARIKENPossibility of Tin Sulfides as New Class of Thermoelectric Materials
Yusaku HONTANIKyoto UniversityUltrafast Molecule Dymanics of Photochromic Reaction in Diarylethene
Yuta AWAIHARANational Defense AcademySurface Modification of Iron Thin Films by F2 Laser for Micro-Patterning

Award for Encouragement of Research in Materials Science;
Symposium XX, IUMRS-ICEM2012

Many symposia XX* are planning to award for Encouragement of Research in Materials Science. The award committee of the respective symposium seeks to recognize young scientists of exceptional ability who make excellent poster or oral presentations in Symposium XX of IUMRS-ICEM2012.

*XX: *A-1,2,5,6,8,9,B-1,3,5,6,8,9,10,C-2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10,D-1,2,3,4,5,6,9,10

The process of selection is based on the rules and regulations, which have been established by MRS-Japan so as to award young scientists.

Deadline for application : 10 Sep.2012,17:00 JST

Award for Encouragement of Research
by Symposium XX at IUMRS-ICEM2012

  1. This prescript has been established on the basis of the Award for Encouragement of Research of MRS-Japan so as to award young scientists , which will be presented by Symposium XX of IUMRS-ICEM2012.
  2. This award is to be presented to young scientists who have made on excellent poster/oral presentation in IUMRS-ICEM2012. The main purposes are to encourage further progress and to commend the achievements of the young scientists. 
  3. Young scientists who have made poster/oral presentations in Symposium XX of IUMRS-ICEM2012 are eligible to apply for this award if they are;
    (1) Registrant of the paper, and (2) Actual presenter.
  4. The young scientists (applicants) consists of the following two categories.
    (1) Undergraduate, Master course, or PhD course students. Students are not subjected to the age limitation.
    (2) General scientists under 36 years old as of the end of 2012.
  5. Those who won the Gold or Silver Award of IUMRS-ICEM2012 are unqualified to win this Award by Symposium XX of IUMRS-ICEM2012.
  6. The Award Selection Committee nominates candidates, which should not exceed 10% of the total member of applicants, and recommends them to the Board of Trustees.
  7. The Board of Trustees deliberates the recommendation of the Award Selection Committee and nominates the awardees.
  8. This rule may be altered by the Board of Trustees.
  9. The official English title of this award is as follows: 
    Award for Encouragement of Research in Materials Science;
    Symposium XX, IUMRS-ICEM2012
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