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Vol.14 No.2 <2016 Feb-Mar>


2016.03.25 Published

Materials Research by Information Integration Strategic Plan


Message from the new President

Kazuhito Hashimoto

MI2: A new trend in materials research

[special talk]
Dr. Tomoyuki Higuchi
Institute of Statistical Mathematics,
Research Organization of Information and Systems

Dr. Kiyoyuki Terakura
Director, Center for Materials Research by Information Integration,

Dr. Satoshi Itoh
Program Manager,
Department of Innovation Platform,
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

Global Trends in Materials Research Using Computational and Data Sciences

Hiromoto Shimazu
Fellow, Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS),

Yibin Xu
Group Leader,
Materials Database group,
Materials Information Station,

Yukinori Koyama
Principal Researcher,
Materials Informatics Platform,

Takuya Kadohira
Senior Engineer,
Materials Informatics Platform,

MI Report-1

Producing Outstanding Results Using MI.
-Prof. Isao Tanaka, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University

MI Report-2

MI as Viewed by Businesses
-Mr. Susumu Umemura, Director, General Manager, Material Engineering Management Dept., Materials Engineering Field, Toyota Motor Corporation 


Japan's Leading Figures of MI talk about A new phase of materials development brought by MI.

Prof. Hideo Hosono 
Materials & Structures Laboratory/ Materials Research Center for Element Strategy,
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Prof. Masato Okada
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Dr. Akira Manabe
Special Researcher,
Center for Materials research by Information Integration (CMI2), NIMS

Dr. Tomio Iwasaki
Chief researcher,
Research and Development Group, Hitachi, Ltd.

Prof. Shinji Tsuneyuki
School of Science, The University of Tokyo

Dr. Toyohiro Chikyow
Principal Investigator,
Nano-Electronic Materials Unit, NIMS

Prof. Kiyoyuki Terakura,
Director, CMI2, NIMS

Science is even more amazing than you think (maybe…)

Will AI surpass the human brain?
  written by Akio Etori
  illustration by Shinsuke Yoshitake

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