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Computational Materials Science, Computational Mechanics

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  • 2007.10.01 - , Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Associate Professor

  • 2017.04.01 - , Institute for NanoScience Design

Education 【 display / non-display

Waseda University Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering Department of Mineral Resources Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Completed 1997.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Engineering Department of Mechanical System Engineering Completed 2006.09

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The Japan Research Institute, Limited 1997.04 - 2006.06
Center for Promotion of Computational Science and Engineering, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute 1998.04 - 2002.03
JRI Solutions,Limited 2006.07 - 2007.09
Associate Professor, Department of Mechchanical Science and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University 2007.10 -

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Atomistic modeling of thermal and mechanical properties of solid materials
    Mechanics of materials and materials-related, Structural materials and functional materials-related, Inorganic materials and properties-related, Metallic material properties-related

  • Quantum and atomistic modeling of hydrogen diffusion and trapping in solids
    Metallic material properties-related

  • Molecular simulations of polymer systems

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)

  • The Japan Institute of Metals (JIM)

  • Materials Research Society (MRS)

  • The Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science (JSCES)

  • The Physical Society of Japan (JPS)

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Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Temperature-dependent nucleation kinetics of Guinier-Preston zones in Al-Cu alloys: An atomistic kinetic Monte Carlo and classical nucleation theory approach, Hiroshi Miyoshi, Hajime Kimizuka, Akio Ishii, Shigenobu Ogata, Acta Materialia,179 262-272, 2019.10, Papers

  • Controlling factors for alignment of solute clusters in magnesium alloys: A first-principles analysis, Hajime Kimizuka, Journal of Japan Institute of Light Metals,69(9) 471-478, 2019.09, Review Papers(In Japanese)

  • Unraveling anomalous isotope effect on hydrogen diffusivities in fcc metals from first principles including nuclear quantum effects, Hajime Kimizuka, Shigenobu Ogata, Motoyuki Shiga, Physical Review B,100(2) 024104-1-024104-9, 2019.07, Papers

  • Hydrogen embrittlement controlled by reaction of dislocation with grain boundary in alpha-iron, Liang Wan, Wen-Tong Geng, Akio Ishii, Jun-Ping Du, Qingsong Mei, Nobuyuki Ishikawa, Hajime Kimizuka, and Shigenobu Ogata, International Journal of Plasticity,112 206-219, 2019.01,, Papers

  • Hydrogen trapping in carbon supersaturated alpha-iron and its decohesion effect in martensitic steel, Wen-Tong Geng, Vei Wang, Jin-Xu Li, Nobuyuki Ishikawa, Hajime Kimizuka, Kaneaki Tsuzaki, and Shigenobu Ogata, Scripta Materialia,149 79-83, 2018.05,, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, JSME Computational Mechanics Handbook (Vol III), ISBN, 9784888981873, 2009.09

Patents / Utility models / Designs 【 display / non-display

  • Japan, Model generation method for simulating behavior of polymeric objects e.g. rubber material using computer, involves setting boundary condition to side portion of generated polymeric object based on per, IWASHIMIZU C, SAKIMOTO Y, OZAWA T, KIMIZUKA H, NAITO M, MINAGAWA Y, BITO Y, 特許第4997526号(Registration), 2006.03, 2012.08

  • Japan, Evaluation of rubber material involves specifying compounds of rubber, defining compound model for simulations and carbon model and obtaining adsorption energy of carbon model and compound models, IWASHIMIZU C, NAITO M, MINAGAWA Y, HATTORI T, KIMIZUKA H, 特許第4533045号(Registration), 2004.08, 2010.06

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • JSMS Kansai Branch President Award, Hajime Kimizuka, Kansai Branch of the Society of Materials Science, Japan (JSMS), 2018.04

  • Best Paper Award in the 22th Conference on Computational Engineering and Science, Hajime Kimizuka, Shigenobu Ogata, The Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science (JSCES), 2017.09

  • Certificate of Merit for Best Presentation, Computational Mechanics Division, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Hajime Kimizuka, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2016.04

  • Best Presentation Award, Hajime Kimizuka, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (MEXT), "Synchronized Long-Period Stacking Ordered Structure", 2016.03

  • Osaka University Presidential Awards for Encouragement, Hajime Kimizuka, Osaka University, 2015.07

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Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Academic society, The Japan Institute of Metals and Materials, Annual Meeting Committee, 2019.04 - 2021.04