Student Guidance for Graduate School in ISSP, UTokyo

#1: 15 May, Online Finished
#2: 5 Jun., On-site tour

Reception closed

Interactive guidance: experience our research environment and cutting edge facilities

Meet ISSP (The Institute for Solid State Physics) professors and researchers and learn about research activities and school life on Kashiwa campus. As a national joint-research institute, ISSP is a research hub for international researchers in the field of condensed matter physics and materials science, and a home to the most advanced experimental facilities.

Registration

Reception closed (15 May, 2021).

Laboratory brochure

  • Introduction of Kashiwa campus
  • Addmission schedule of entrance examination
  • List of laboratries

At the live guidance, we will also introduce ISSP’s unique activities such as the Students Support and the Student Overseas Program*. It also Includes interviews on research life and career paths after graduation by seniors.

Time Table

15 May (Sat.) On-line

TimeContents
12:50-13:00Guidance outline
13:00-13:15Director's greetings / Overview of ISSP
13:15-15:15Introductions to research groups A to G
A: Materials Science, B: Nanoscale Science, C: Neutron Science, D: Mega-gauss Science, E: Laser Science, F: Synchrotron Science, G:Theoretical Science
15:15-16:15Individual research lab consultations (15 min x 4 times per lab)
16:15-16:30Explanation of research fields and entrance exams
16:30-17:30Student round-table
Free discussion with your future lab members : research, life on campus, and more!

5 Jun. (Sat.) On-site Tour

TimeContents
13:00-13:30On-site-tour overview
13:30-16:00On-site-tour to research laboratories
Visit to your desired laboratory and more.
16:00-16:30Break
16:30-18:00Poster presentations highlighting ISSP research

※ In order to attend the on-site-tour, you must attend the on-line guidance.

Faculty members by Research Area

To study at ISSP, applicants need to enroll in one of the following graduate schools. Each graduate school holds a separate entrance examination, therefore applicants should contact their advisor before the application process begins.

A. Materials Science

  • HIROI
    Adv. Materials

    Material synthesis, Superconductivity, Magnetism
    Hiroi Gr. Mail

  • UWATOKO
    Phys.

    Ultrahigh-pressure, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Ultra-low temperauture
    Uwatoko Gr. Mail

  • MORI
    Chem. Adv. Materials

    Developments of novel functional molecular materials, Organic transistor, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Proton conductivity
    Mori Gr. Mail

  • NAKATSUJI * Phys.

    Topological Quantum Phases, Superconductivity, Quantum Spin Liquids, Spintronics, Energy Harvesting
    Nakatsuji Gr. Mail
    * Faculty of Physics, School of Science (Cross-appointment on campus)

  • OSADA
    Appl. Phys.

    Quantum Transport and Topological Phenomena in Atomic Layer Materials and Low-Dimensional Electron Systems
    Osada Gr. Mail

  • YAMASHITA
    Adv. Materials

    Ultra-low temperauture, Geometrically-frustrated magnets, Superconductivity, Strong electronic correlated electron system
    Yamashita Gr. Mail

B. Nanoscale Science

  • HASEGAWA
    Appl. Phys.

    Nano-scale quantum electronic states, superconductivity, spin, and magnetism explored by probe microscopy
    Hasegawa Gr. Mail

  • MIWA
    Adv. Materials

    Quantum spintronics, Topological magnet, Chiral molecule, Pulse laser, Synchrotron spectroscopy
    Miwa Gr. Mail

  • LIPPMAA
    Adv. Materials

    Surface & Nano science, Semiconductor, Oxide thin film, Heterostructure, Oxide photoelectrode materials
    Lippmaa Gr. Mail

  • OTANI Adv. Materials

    Spintronics, Topological transport phenomena, Nano-science, Nano-magnetism, Superconductivity
    Otani Gr. Mail

  • YOSHINOBU
    Chem. Adv. Materials

    Surface & Nano science, Catalysis, Semiconductor, Organic electronics, Synchrotron radiation
    Yoshinobu Gr. Mail

C. Neutron Science

  • MASUDA
    Adv. Materials

    Quantum spin system, Spin current, Frustrated magnet, Multiferroics, Supercrystal of oxygen molecule, Neutron
    Masuda Gr. Mail

  • MAYUMI
    Adv. Materials

    Polymer, Soft matter, Mechanical properties, Fracture mechanics, Nano structure/dynamics, Neutron Scattering, X-ray Scattering
    Mayumi Gr. Mail

  • NAKAJIMA
    Appl. Phys.

    Emergent phenomena of spin origin / Topological magnetic orders/ Multiferroics / Neutron scattering / X-ray diffraction
    Nakajima Gr. Mail

  • YAMAMURO
    Phys. Chem.

    Chemical Physics, Complex Condensed Matter, Glass, Liquid, Hydrogen, Metal Nano-particle, Metal Organic Framework, Neutron, Calorimetry
    Yamamuro Gr. Mail

D. Mega-Gauss Science

  • KINDO Phys.

    High magnetic fields, Magnetism, Magnet development
    Kindo Gr. Mail

  • KOHAMA
    Appl. Phys.

    1000T, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Magnetooptics, Specific heat, NMR, Quantum Oscillation
    Kohama Gr. Mail

  • Y. MATSUDA
    Adv. Materials

    1000 T, Ultrahigh magnetic fields, Strongly correlated electrons, Quantum spins, High-magnetic-field X-ray experiments, Magnetic-field-induced phase transitions
    Maysuda Gr. Mail

  • TOKUNAGA Phys.

    High magnetic field, Quantum limit, Multiferroics, Strongly correlated electronic systems
    Tokunaga Gr. Mail

E. Laser Science

  • AKIYAMA Phys.

    Laser, Semiconductor, Surface & Nano science, Microspectroscopy, Bioluminescence
    Akiyama Gr. Mail

  • INOUE
    Chem. Adv. Materials

    Biomolecular spectroscopy, Rhodopsin, Mechanism of function of proteins
    Inoue Gr. Mail

  • ITATANI Phys.

    Attosecond physics by intense ultrashort light sources. Strong field phenomena in solids.
    Itatani Gr. Mail

  • KOBAYASHI
    Appl. Phys.

    Laser, High-rep rate, high-field physics, Ultra-high repetition-rate laser and ultra-high resolution spectroscopy, Ultra-high precision spectroscopy
    Kobayashi Gr. Mail

  • KONDO Phys.

    Topological quantum properties, Superconductors, Strongly correlated systems, Laser, Photoemission spectroscopy
    Kondo Gr. Mail

  • MATSUNAGA
    Phys.

    Optical properties of materials, Laser, Terahertz spectroscopy, Topological semimetals, Spintronics, Ultrafast phenomena
    Matsunaga Gr. Mail

  • OKAZAKI
    Adv. Materials

    Superconductivity, Laser, Photo-excited states
    Okazaki Gr. Mail

F. Synchrotron Science

  • HARADA
    Adv. Materials

    Synchrotron Radiation, From structure of water, function of batteries and catalysts to elementary excitations in solids.
    Harada Gr. Mail

  • KIMURA
    Appl. Phys.

    X-ray microscopy, X-ray free electron laser, ultra-precision machining, X-ray optics, lens-less imaging
    Kimura Gr. Mail

  • I. MATSUDA
    Phys. Chem.

    Synchrotron Radiation, X-ray Free Electron Laser, Non-linear phenomena, Dynamics, Monatomic layer, Surface, Interface
    I.Matsuda Gr. Mail

E. Theoretical Science

  • KATO Phys.

    Theory & Simulation, Superconductivity, Magnetism
    Kato Gr. Mail

  • KAWASHIMA Phys.

    Theory & Simulation, Magnetism, Spin glass, Bose system, Massively Parallel Simulation
    Kawashima Gr. Mail

  • NOGUCHI Phys.

    Theory & Simulation, Soft Matter & Complex Condensed Matter, Biomembrane, Massively Parallel Simulation
    Noguchi Gr. Mail

  • OKA Phys.

    Theory & Simulation, Nonequilibrium, Many-body system, Topological state, biology
    Kato Gr. Mail

  • OSHIKAWA Phys.

    Theory & Simulation, Magnetism, Bose-Einstein condensation, Topological order, Superconductivity
    Oshikawa Gr. Mail

  • OZAKI Phys.

    Computational Materials Science, Large-scale Simulations for Realistic Materials, Development of Computational Methods
    Ozaki Gr. Mail

  • SUGINO Phys.

    Theory & Simulation, Surface & Nano science, first-principles, Laser, Massively Parallel Simulation
    Sugino Gr. Mail

  • TSUNETSUGU
    Phys.

    Theory & Simulation, Strong electronic correlated electron system, frustrated system, Magnetism, Superconductivity
    Tsunetsugu Gr. Mail

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Admission Schedule for Sep. 2021/ Apr. 2022 entrance

Schedule for entrance examination varies depending on each school. Please check each school’s homepage for details.

Physics, School of Science

6/28〜7/2

Application period

Master course

8/23

Written exam

8/31-9/3

Oral exam
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Doctral course

8/23

Written exam

8/31-9/3

Oral exam
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Chemistry, School of Science

6/28-7/2

Application period

Master course

TBA

Written exam

TBA

Oral exam
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Doctoral course

TBA

Written exam

TBA

Oral exam
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Applied Physics, School of Engineering

7/1-7

Application period

Master course

8/28-9/5(planned)

Written exam


TBA

Oral exam
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Doctoral course

8/28-9/5(planned)

First exam


TBA

Second exam
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Advanced Materials Science, School of Frontier Sciences

6/9-17

Application period

Master course

8/17

First exam

8/30

Oral exam
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Doctral course

8/17

First exam

8/20

Oral exam
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