Prize Winners

Travel Expense Grant Program for International Conferences: List of Recipients

*Organizations of prize winners are at the time of winning.

FY 2015

[ M&M2015(USA) ]

Xiaobin Zhang

(Researcher at School of Material Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

Atomic resolved phase map of MoS2 monolayer sheet retrieved by spherical aberration-Corrected transport of intensity equation

FY 2014

[ IMC18(Czech Republic) ]

Soyeon Lee

(Researcher,Quantum Nanoelectronics Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

In-situ TEM study of cathode-electrolyte interface structure change in a LiMn2O4 nanowire battery

Takenobu Wakasugi

(Division Materials Science and Engineering Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

Development and application of environmental high voltage electron microscopy

Yoshito Nanbo

(Department of Crystalline Materials Science,Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

Ultrafast measurement in spin-polarized pulse TEM

Kenta Yoshida

(Projected Assistant Professor,Institute for Advanced Research, Nagoya University)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

Development Aberration Corrected Wet-ETEM System and Its Application to Pt/Carbon Fuel Cell Catalysts in Moisturized Gases Environments

Yoshifumi Fujiyoshi

(Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

Effectes of dielectric substrate on localized surface plasmon in a silver nano-particle

Takehito Seki

(Department of Materials Engineering, The University of Tokyo)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

Direct observations of local electronic states in Al-based quasicrystals by STEM-EELS

Ryotaro Aso

(Assistant Professor,The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

Phase Control of Transition-Metal Oxide Films through Interfacial Octahedral Connections

Ayako Hashimoto

(Senior Researcher, Electron Microscopy Group, Surface Physics and Structure Unit, Advanced Key Technologies Division, National Institute for Materials Science)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

Development of a TEM specimen holder system for catalytic materials

Kaori Hirahara

(Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka University)

Scientific Field:Materials Science

Study theme

Measurement of the tensile force applied to a carbon nanotube during the axial shrinking deformation
Wetting behavior of ionic liquid on a carbon nanotube

Syo Takatori

(JSPD Postdoctoral fellow, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Molecular Cell Biology)

Scientific Field:Biological Science

Study theme

Intracellular distribution of phosphatidylinositol-3,5-bisphosphate revealed by quick-freezing and freeze-fracture replica labeling

Shiori Ujimine

(Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare)

Scientific Field:Biological Science

Study theme

The mechanism of bactericidal action of sodium hypochlorite against Staphylococcus aureus

Ryusuke Kuwahara

(Research Center for Ultra-High Voltage Electron Microscopy, Osaka University)

Scientific Field:Biological Science

Study theme

Structural analysis of mouse primary cilia and centrosome

[ M&M2014(USA) ]

Satoshi Nishimura

(Full Professor, Center for Molecular Medicine,Jichi Medical University)

Scientific Field:Biological Science

Study theme

Artery Cell Contraction via ROS and NO Balance Examined by In Vivo Multi-photon Imaging Technique and Laser Injuries Technique
Thrombus Formation Processes are Dependent on Endothelial Injuries:Examined by In vivo Two-photon Molecular Imaging and Laser Manipulation

[Electron Beam Spectroscopy for Nanophotonics Workshop (Netherlands) ]

Hikaru Saito

(Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)

Scientific Field:Materials Science 

Study theme

Characterization of hybrid plasmonic waveguide by dispersion measurement

FY 2013

[ The 1st East-Asia Microscopy Conference(EAMC-1) (China) ]

Takashi Endo

(Technical Staff at Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

3D-EBSD observation of ODS ferritic steel using the FIB-SEM equipment

Syunichi Motomura

(Department of Applied Science for Electronics and Materials, Kyushu University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Direct observation of elastic strain in pearlitic steel by using a SEM channeling contrast

Xiaobin Zhang

(Research Associate at The Quantum Nanoelectronics Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Quantitative phase retrieval of gold nanoparticles using the transport of intensity equation

Takenobu Wakasugi

(Faculty of Engineering Hokkaido University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Development and application of high pressure gas environmental cell for high voltage electron microscopy

Kazuhisa Sato

(Assistant Professor at Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Atomic Structure Imaging of Magnetic Alloy Nanoparticles

Rong Sun

(School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Atomically Resolved STEM Characterization of TiO2 Grain Boundary

Bin Feng

(School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Atomic scale investigation of grain boundaries in CeO2

Zhiying Lu

(School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Tilt-angle dependence on the grain boundary structures in Pr doped ZnO [0001] tilt grain boundaries

Xiang Gao

(Researcher at Nanostructure research institute, Fine Ceramics Center)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Aberration-corrected STEM and monochromated EELS analysis of Li-ion battery solid electrolyte material lanthanum lithium titanate

Keju Sun

(Full-time researcher at The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Structure of surface gold oxide film on gold nanoparticles in O2 atmosphere

[ EDGE 2013 (France) ]

Shogo Koshiya

(Education research supporter at Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

High energy-resolution EELS and SXES studies of characteristic Chemical shifts of AlReSi approximant crystalline alloys

FY 2012

[ 15th European Microscopy Congress (United Kingdom) ]

Kazuhisa Sato

(Assistant Professor at Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Microstructure evolution and age-hardening of hexagonal α' martensite in Ti-12mass%V-2mass%Al alloys on annealing

Ryotaro Aso

(Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Quantitative strain analysis of BaTiO3 epitaxial thin films using Cs-TEM and STEM-EELS

Hikaru Saito

(Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Thickness dependence of optical guided modes excited in a single-crystal silicon slab using angular resolved EELS

FY 2011

[ The 10th Asia-Pacific Microscopy Conference(Australia) ]

Mitsutaka Haruta

(Post-doc,Electron Microscopy Group,National Institute for Materials Science)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Atomic resolution oxygen mapping discriminated by the differences in hybridization state using STEM-EELS

Hikaru Saito

(Institute for Chemical Research,Kyoto University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Direct measurement of the dispersion relation ofsurface plasmon propageting on a single silver nanowire by angular resolved TEM-EELS

[ FY 2011 American Geophysical Union Conference (USA) ]

Takeshi Imayama

(Research Associate at Center for Chronological Research, Nagoya University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Zircon behavior and two-stage partial melting of the Himalayan metamorphic rocks in far-eastern Nepal

FY 2010

[ The 14th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (Netherlands) ]

Kaori Nishikawa

(School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo)

Scientific Field: Biological Science

Study theme

EXTENSION, IMMOBILIZATION AND CHEMICAL MODIFICATION OF DOUBLE-STRANDED DNA ON A SOLID SURFACE
- TOWARD DIRECT SEQUENCING WITH MICROSCOPY -

[ 17th International Microscopy Congress (Brazil) ]

Mitsutaka Haruta

(Special Research Associate at Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

O K-edge and Fe L2,3-edge ELNES of FeO6 octahedra and FeO4 tetrahedra in the brownmillerite Ca(Sr)FeO2.5 by using site-resolved STEM-EELS

Ryotaro Aso

(Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Direct Imaging of Microphase-Separated Structure of Poly(Tricyclodecyl Vinyl Ether)-block-Poly(N-Butyl Vinyl Ether)by ADF-STEM

Shoichi Hirosawa

(Associate Professor at Faculty of Engineering, Yokohama National University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

3D Atom Probe Characterization of Nanoclusters in Aluminum Alloys

Wataru Inami

(Special Professor at Young Researcher Global Leader Training Division, Shizuoka University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Electron Beam Excitation Assisted Optical Microscope With High Resolutin

Lin Gu

(Assistant at Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Revealing Atomic Arrangement in Co-doped Anatase TiO2 Thin Films

Takayuki Tanaka

(Assistant Professor at Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Catalytic mediation by Ti-deficient Ti1-xO2 pillars at a gold nanopaticle-TiO2 boundary

Eita Tochigi

(School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

In situ TEM nanoindentation study of {1-102}<-1101>Twin formation in α-Al2O3

Kaori Hirahara

(Instructor at School of Engineering, Osaka University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

(1) TEM Observation of Molecular Linear Motors Consisting of Carbon
(2) Modification in chiralities of isolated carbon nanotubes during the superplastic deformation process

Yohei Sato

(Assistant Professor at Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

(1) High energy-resolution electron energy-loss spectroscopy study of nanoparticle of near infrared scattering materials
(2) High energy-resolution electron energy-loss spectroscopy study of single-walled carbon nanotubes

Kiminori Toyooka

(Research Associate at Plant Science Center, RIKEN)

Scientific Field: Biological Science

Study theme

Comprehensive Ultrastructural Analysis of Endomembrane Compartments in Plant Root Tip by using High-pressure Freezing Technique

Mayuko Sato

(Research Associate at Plant Science Center, RIKEN)

Scientific Field: Biological Science

Study theme

Immunocytochemical analysis of vacuole formation process by using high-pressure freezing technique

[ Microscopy & Microanalysis 2010 (USA) ]

Suhyun Kim

(Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

A new type cluster in a highly Sb-doped silicon crystal

[ The 16th International Conference on Crystal Growth (China) ]

Masahiko Suzuki

(Academic Research Associate at Electronics Basic Research Center, Osaka Electro-Communication University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Ultra thin metal layer effect on magnetic structure of Co/Ni multilayers on W(110) studied by high brightness and highly spin-polarized low energy electron microscopy

FY 2009

[ International EELS-Workshop (Canada) ]

Mitsutaka Haruta

(Advanced Research Center for Beam Science, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Site resolved Oxygen K-edge ELNES of layered double perovskites La2CuSnO6

[ 25th International conference on Defects in Semiconductors (Russia) ]

Yuki Tokumoto

(Assistant Professor at Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Atomic structure of threading dislocations in AIN thin films

[ Microscopy & Microanalysis 2009 (USA) ]

Kazuhisa Sato

(Assistant Professor at Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Characterization of L10-type FePd Alloy Nanoparticles by Atomic-Resolution HAADF-STEM and Electron Tomography

[ Microscopy Conference 2009 IN GRAZ (Austria) ]

Takanori Kiguchi

(Associate Professor at Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Aberration-Corrected HRTEM Analysis of Transition Layer Structure in ZrO2 Ultra-Thin Film

[ 2010 CMOS Emerging Technologies Workshop (Canada) ]

Kanna Aoki

(Cooperative Research Associate at Advanced Science Institute, RIKEN)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Connecting quantum dots and a nanocavity in a 3D photonic crystal

FY 2008

[ 9th Asia-Pacific Microscopy Conference (APMC9) (Korea) ]

Sei Saitoh

(Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi)

Scientific Field: Biological Science

Study theme

Arg-directed Protein Kinase

Suhyun Kim

(Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Development of TEM-STM system for in-situ investigation of properties of semiconductors

Muneyuki Naito

(Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Development of TEM-STM system for in-situ investigation of properties of semiconductors

Akihiko Hirata

(Assistant Professor at the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

Formation process of X-FeCrMo structure in Fe-Cr-Mo-C-B-Tm metallic glass

Lee Jong Beom

(School of Engineering, Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

 

[ Microscopy & Microanalysis 2009 (USA) ]

Yohei Sato

(Assistant Professor at Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University)

Scientific Field: Materials Science

Study theme

High energy-resolution EELS studies on electronic excitations of LaB6 and Cs.033WO3 particles by using a monochromator transmission Microscope

Last Update: Apr. 20, 2016

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