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Last update: 2017.04.11



Materials Science Society of Japan

(MSSJ)




About Materials Science Society of Japan (MSSJ)


About MSSJ:
MSSJ covers all of material science and engineering fields. Our mission is to contribute progress of theories related material science and improvement of material technologies.


Foundation:
MSSJ was founded in March, 1963.

President: Prof. Masatoshi Kubouchi (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Vice president: Prof. Tsugito Yamashita (Kantogaguin Univ.), Prof. Satoru Iwamori (Tokai Univ.)



Organization of MSSJ



Editorial board: Chair: Prof. Yukihiro Sakamoto (Chiba Institute of Technology)
Material Science and Engineering (in Japanese) (6 publishes/year).


This journal includes;
Original research papers about material science and engineering
Review and overview articles on specific themes
Information on events sponsored and cosponsored by MSSJ
English research papers are acceptable as well as Japanese ones


Publishing board: Chair: Prof. Ken Tsuda (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Textbook series (in Japanese) (MSSJ Edition, Shokabo publisher)


Awarding board: Chair: Prof. Yuji Kimura (Kogakuin Univ.)
MSSJ awards prizes to the members who are recognized to contribute progress in a field of material science and engineering.


The MSSJ Prize for Outstanding Achievement
The MSSJ Prize for Outstanding Contribution (Nakamura Prize)
The MSSJ Academic Prize for Outstanding Research
The MSSJ Prize for Excellent Original Paper
The MSSJ Prize for Young Researcher (Suezawa Prize)
The MSSJ Prize in Applied Research and Engineering


1st project planning committee: Chair: Prof. Kenji Murakami (Shizuoka Univ.)
Mission; Planning and operation of annual meeting (once a year)


2nd project planning committee: Chair: Prof. Mitsuya Motohashi (Tokyo Denki Univ.)
Mission; Planning and operation of a basic course for material science (once a year)


3rd project committee: Chair: Prof. Nobuo Mitomo (Nihon Univ.)
Mission; Planning and operation of young researcherfs debating forum (once a year)


Research sub-committee:


(Present)
Mesoscopic workshop: (from 2013 to 2017) Chair: Prof. Osamu Takai (Kantogaguin Univ.)

(Past)
Polymer nano-composite workshop (from 2002 to 2006)
Medical and biomaterial workshop (from 2009 to 2013)


International symposium committee: Chair: Dr. Byung-Koog Jang (National Institute for Materials Science)
Japan-Korea International Symposium on Materials Science and Technology (once a year: from 2014)