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A national research hub to pursue fundamental researches on structural materials for national resilience and industrial competitiveness

On October 1st, 2014, Research Center for Structural Materials (RCSM) was inaugurated as a national research hub to pursue fundamental structural materials research with the aim of strengthening national resilience and industrial competitiveness through collaborations among industries, universities and government sectors.

Within the RCSM, Tsukuba Open Plaza for Advanced Structural Materials (TOPAS) was established as a platform to form the most effective research teams to pursue collaborative researches, standardization, information exchange and human resource development in the field of advanced structural materials.

Advanced Structural Materials Building

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2018.09.25 Update Press Release

AI Capable of Outlining in a Single Chart Information from Thousands of Scientific Papers

—Computer-Aided Material Design System Expedites Material Design by Automatically Extracting Process-Structure-Property Relationships—

2018.04.05 Update Press Release

NIMS Issues New Data Sheets

—Six New Data Sheets Released, including Creep Strength Properties of Heat-Resistant Steels Subjected to Constant Load for over 100,000 Hours—

2017.12.21 Update Press Release

Development of self-crack-healing ceramics capable of quick full strength recovery

—Bone-Healing Inspired Ceramics Shows Potential as an Aircraft Engine Material Capable of crack-healing during Flight—


  


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Administrative Office, RCSM
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN
E-Mail: TOPMR=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, JAPAN
TEL.+81-(0)-29-859-2000
FAX.+81-(0)-29-859-2029