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.

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