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Ceramics Materials, Nanostructured Materials and Science, Composite Materials

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  • 1999.04.01 - 2007.03.31, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Associate Professor

  • 2007.04.01 - 2007.10.31, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Associate Professor

  • 2014.04.01 - , The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Professor

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Tohoku University Faculty of Engineering  Graduated 1988.03
Tohoku University Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Completed 1990.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Engineering  1997.05

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  • Nanometer-scale chemistry-related, Organic functional materials-related, Inorganic compounds and inorganic materials chemistry-related, Structural materials and functional materials-related, Mechanics of materials and materials-related, Composite materials and interfaces-related

  • Design, development, properties analyses and multi-functionalization for low-dimensional oxide nanostructured materials for next-generation environmental and energy application
    Nanomaterials-related, Environmental load reduction and remediation-related, Functional solid state chemistry-related, Green sustainable chemistry and environmental chemistry-related, Inorganic materials and properties-related, Catalyst and resource chemical process-related

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  • The American Ceramic Society

  • Materials Research Society

  • Materials Research Society of Japan

  • Society of Nano Science and Technology


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Optimized Surface Characteristics and Enhanced in Vivo Osseointegration of Alkali-Treated Titanium with Nanonetwork Structures, Y. Zeng, Y. Yang, L. Chen, D. Yin, H. Zhang, Y. Tashiro, S. Inui, T. Kusumoto, H. Nishizaki, T. Sekino, J. Okazaki, S. Komasa, International Journal of Molecular Sciences,20 1127, 2019.03, Papers

  • Making insulating Al2O3 electrically conductive without loss of translucency using a small amount of ITO grain boundary phase, T. Kusunose, A. Fujita, T. Sekino, Scripta Materialia,159 24-27, 2019.01, Papers

  • Electrochemically assisted room‐temperature crack healing of ceramic‐based composites, S. Shi, T. Goto, S. H. Cho, T. Sekino, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. ,102 7 4236-4246, 2019.01, Papers

  • Development of Metal-dispersed Ceramic-based Composites Tuned for Multi-task Application, S. Shi, T. Sekino,The 20th International Symposium on Eco-Materials Processing and Design (ISEPD2019), 2019.01, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Formation of Nanostructured Titania Layers on Ceramic-Metal Composites and Their Photochemical Functions, S. Shi, T. Goto, S. H. Cho, S. W. Lee, T. Sekino,The 43rd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC2019), 2019.01, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

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  • IUMRS-ICAM2015, Best Poster Award, T. Sekino and Y. G. Han, IUMRS-ICAM2015, 2015.10

  • The 42nd Scientific Encouragement Award, The Japan Society of Pow. and Pow. Metall., Tohru Sekino, Takafumi Kusunose, Tadachika Nakayama, The Japan Society of Pow. and Pow. Metall., 2004.05

  • The Paper Award of the Japan Society for Adhesive Dentistry, T. Nakamura, T. Sugano, H. Usami, K. Wakabayashi, H. Ohnishi, T. Sekino, H. Yatani, 2015.12

  • IUMRS-ICAM2015, Best Poster Award, K. Fujii, H. Nishida, T. Goto, and T. Sekino, International Congress of ceramics (ICC3), 2010.10

  • The Best Poster Award at the International Congress of ceramics (ICC3) Symposium 5, T. Sekino, T. Kusunose, H. Wang, Z. Fu, K. Niihara, International Congress of ceramics (ICC3), 2010.10

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