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2017.09.25 Update

Organization Chart

For each research unit detailed information, please see "Research Organization" page.

(Administration Organization)

  • Executive Secretariat
  • Audit Office
Headquarters for Internal Controls
  • Internal Controls Office
Corporate Planning Division
Human Resources Division
Administration Division
  • General Affairs Office
  • Accounting Office
  • Procurement Office
  • Competitive Funds Administraion Office
Safety and Infrastructure Management Division
  • Facilities Planning and Management Office
  • Safety Management Office
  • Information Technology Office
  • Construction Office for Materials Open Innovation Building
External Collaboration Division
  • Collaboration Planning Office
  • Business Development Office
  • Intellectual Property Office
  • Academic Collaboration Office

(Research Organization)

Research Center for Functional Materials
  • Administrative Office

Electric and Electronic Materials Field
Optical Materials Field
Quantum Materials Field
Functional Powder and Advanced Ceramics Field
Organic Molecules and Polymers Field
Biomaterials Field
Exploring Function Field
Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials

Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials

Research Center for Structural Materials (RCSM)
  • Administrative Office

Social Infrastructure Materials Field
Energy Infrastructure Materials Field
Transportation Machinery Materials Field
Materials Reliability Field
Structural Materials Technology Field
Structural Materials Science Field

  • SIP-Forging Laboratory
  • SIP-Social Infrastructure Materials Laboratory
  • Structural Materials Analysis Platform
    • Microstructure Analysis Group
    • Mechanical Property Analysis Group
  • Forging Platform
    • Forging Simulator Group
  • Tsukuba Open Plaza for Advanced Structural Materials(TOPAS)
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA)
  • Administrative Division

Nano-Materials Field
Nano-System Field
Nano-Theory Field
Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization
Nano Characterization Field
Atomic Strucuture and Physics Field
Light/Quantum Beam Field
Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System (MaDIS)
  • Administrative Management Office

Center for Materials Research by Information Integration (cMi2)
Information Integrated Materials Design Field
  • Battery Materials Group
  • Magnet Materials Group
  • Thermal Management and Thermoelectric Materials Group

Information Integrated Explorative Research Field
  • Data Science Group
  • Materials Exploration Group

  • Data Platform
  • Administrative Office

MOP-MI Laboratory

SIP-MI Laboratory
  • Microstructure Prediction Team
  • Creep Performance Team
  • Fatigue Performance Team
  • Practical Information-Theoretic Analysis Team
  • Materials Integration System Team

Materials Data Platform Center
Research Network and Facility Services Division (RNFS)


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