About ICYS

Achievements (2008-2017)

1. Application and recruiting records

Recruitment activities over the last ten years netted 1818 applications from 76 countries, of which a total of 120 researchers representing 26 countries were accepted.

Nationalities of applicants (From 76 countries)

(Nationality) (Number of Applicants)
China 278  
India 462  
Korea 47  
Japan 128  
Russia 18  
UK 15  
Germany 10  
Czech Republic 3  
France 21  
USA 6  
Others 504  
Total 1492

Nationality of persons accepted (From 26 countries)

(Nationality) (Number)
China 32 (2)  
USA 4 (4)  
India 8 (2)  
UK 12    
France 5 (2)  
Korea 5 (1)  
Canada 2 (2)  
Japan 20    
Czech, Italy, Sweden 8 (1)  
Switzerland 2    
Spain, Hungary 6 (3)  
Russia 2 (1)  
Belqium, Germany, Ukraine, etc. (10 countries) ea.1 (5)  
Total (26 countries) 120 (23)

2. Research papers

Each researcher has produced an average of more than three research papers each year, most of which have been published in the leading journals in their respective fields.
Fiscal Year Number of papers Average IF values Number of papers per a person Number of Patent Appl.
2008 50 4.323 4.5 1
2009 43 3.877 3.1 6
2010 67 4.689 3.5 6
2011 72 5.940 5.5 1
2012 62 4.490 4.4 2
2013 85 5.666 4.3 8
2014 87 7.692 4.4 8
2015 67 5.820 4.2 7
2016 65 5.830 4.3 12
As of March 31, 2017

Papers of ICYS researchers -Appearing on the cover of journals (part)

3. Career development

After developing their talents and completing their projects in the ICYS research environment, the program’s young researchers have gone on to excel in new positions. Of the program’s participants, 15 have been accepted as NIMS researchers, and 26 have accepted tenured positions or similar positions at domestic and overseas research institutes or in private industry.

ICYS researchers got tenure positions in NIMS

Career advancement of ICYS researchers

Other countries
  • ・Dept. Physics & Astronomy, University College London, UK
  • ・Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University,Turkey
  • ・Department of Chemistry, University of Hull, UK
  • ・Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland
  • ・Korea Electro-Technology Research Institute,Korea
  • ・CIST, Laboratoire de Genie Electrique de Paris, CNRS, France
etc.
Japan
  • ・National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
  • ・Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
  • ・Tohoku University
  • ・Osaka University
  • ・ALPS Electric Co.,Ltd

4. Dissemination of results

Annual Report 2016
Annual Report 2016
Annual Report 2013
Annual Report 2013
Annual Report 2012
Annual report 2012
Annual Report 2011
Annual Report 2011




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