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
2023 NAIST Academic Award Encouragement Ceremony and Award Lecture will be held on February 24, 2024
The "FY2023 Mid-Term Student Research Evaluation & Fellowship meeting" was held at Division of Materials Science.
Garrek Stemo, a third-year doctoral student in the Quantum Photo-Science Laboratory, received the Best Presentation Award at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Molecular Science.
Candell Grace Paredes Quino, a third-year doctoral student from the Information Device Science Laboratory, was presented the "Best Poster Award" at the 23rd International Meeting on Information Display.
Dr. Kuang-Chih TSO, a post-doctoral fellow of Photonic Device Science laboratory, received the second-place poster award at the 13th World Research Congress: The Eye and The Chip.
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.