Yoshitaka Tateyama


Yoshitaka Tateyama,Ph.D                      SAMURAI

Director, Research Center for Energy and Environmental Materials (GREEN), NIMS
Group Leader, Interface Electrochemistry (IEC) Group, GREEN, NIMS
Visiting Professor, Waseda University
Visiting Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Project Leader & PI, Fugaku Physics & Chemistry (PC) Project, MEXT
Group Leader & PI, Computational & Data Science Gr., Interface IONICS (Innovative Area), JSPS
Team leader, Center for Advanced Battery Collaboration (ABC), COI-NEXT, JST
Group Leader & PI, Theoretical & Computations Gr., DX-GEM@The Univ. of Tokyo, MEXT

Member, Materials Open Platform (MOP) for ASSB, NIMS

Research topics:
Development of efficient sampling method (free energy calculation/structure search) based on density functional theory (DFT)
DFT sampling studies on phenomena at solid/liquid interfaces and solid/solid interfaces
Theoretical treatment of electrochemical and chemical reactions at interfaces.
DFT-based calculation studies on battery (LIB, NIB, MRB, ASSB etc.)
DFT-based calculation studies on heterogeneous catalysts (H2O, CO2, CH4 etc.)
DFT-based investigations of solar cells

Research career:
2023-: Director, GREEN, NIMS
2023-: Group Leader, Interface Electrochemistry (IEC) Group, GREEN, NIMS
2021-: Team Leader, ABC, GREEN, NIMS
2018-: Visiting Professor, Waseda University
2018-: Visiting Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology

2021-2023: Deputy Director, GREEN, NIMS
2017: Laboratory Director, MOP-MI laboratory, NIMS
2016-2023: PI, MANA, NIMS
2016-2023: Group Leader, Interface Computational Science (IFCS) Group, GREEN, NIMS
2016: Visiting researcher, Theory Department, Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max-Planck Society, Germany: (Prof. Matthias Scheffler Group).
2016-2022: Project Professor / Principal Investigator (PI), ESICB, Kyoto University
2015-2020: Sub Group Leader, Battery Materials Group, CMI2, NIMS
2013-2017: Committee member, the committee on energy and environmental science & technology, MEXT, JAPAN
2012-2016: PI / Project Associate Professor, ESICB, Kyoto University
2011-2016: Group Leader, Nano-System Computational Science (NSCS) group, WPI-MANA, NIMS
2011-2015: JST-PRESTO Researcher "Phase Interfaces for Highly Efficient Energy Utilization"
2010: Adjunct Professor, Charles University of Prague, Czech Republic
2007-2011: JST-PRESTO Researcher "Structures and Control of Interfaces"
2007-2011: MANA Independent Scientist, WPI-MANA, NIMS
2006: Visiting associated professor, Institute for Solid State Physics (ISSP), The University of Tokyo
2003-2004: Visiting researcher, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK: (Prof. Michiel Sprik group).
2001-2007: Researcher, Computational Materials Science Centre, NIMS
1998-2001: Researcher, National Research Institute for Metals.

1998: Ph D.: Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo (Physics)
Prof. Tsuneyuki group, Theoretical division, Institute for Solid State Physics (ISSP)
1993: BA: Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo
1989: Graduated from Aomori high school (Aomori Prefecture)
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