The Division of Materials Science at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) is renowned for conducting cutting-edge research in a diverse array of fields. Our primary focus is to uncover the atomic and molecular structure, properties, and functionalities of materials in order to develop novel functional materials and devices.
In addition to our research efforts, we are committed to fostering the next generation of scientists who are eager to push beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries in areas such as physics, chemistry, biology, and electronics to achieve groundbreaking breakthroughs. Our educational programs are designed to support and inspire these individuals as they embark on new and exciting challenges.
Selected topics on foreign students and international activities
Magin Benedict Ferrer, a second-year doctoral student from the Laboratory of Photoreactive Molecule Science, received a poster award at the international conference ICP2023.
Ms. Jeevithra Dewi Subramaniam, a D3 student of the Biomimetic and Technomimetic Molecular Science Laboratory received a Student Presentation Award at the 103rd Annual Meeting (2023) of the Chemical Society of Japan.
Ms. Honghao Tang (3rd-year doctoral student) of the Photonic Device Science Laboratory was awarded the best paper at The 2022 International Meeting for Future of Electron Devices, Kansai, IEEE(IMFEDK 2022).
Ms. Chitlada MANI-LATA (a M2 student) in Organic Electronic Laboratory has received the "Best Presentation Award" at the 5th G'L'owing Polymer Symposium in KANTO
Magin Ferrer Benedict (D2) receives photo award from the French Ambassador to Japan, Mr. Philippe Setton
The last lecture by retiring Prof. Yanagi of Quantum Materials Science lab will be held on March 10, 2023.