MNC 2022

Invited Speakers

SectionName, Affiliation, Paper Title and Short Biography
2-1: Nanocarbons & 2D MaterialsRyo Kitaura, Nagoya Univ., Japan
Paper Title: 2D-semiconductor-based heterostructures 

RK obtained his Ph.D. in 2003 and joined Toyota Central R&D laboratory. After two years of work at Toyota Central R&D lab., he joined Nagoya University as an assistant professor in 2005 and was promoted to associate professor in 2008. In 2022, he joined NIMS (MANA) as a group leader. His research interest has focused on low-dimensional nanostructures since he started working on these at NU. His current research interests include the realization of 2D-materials-based heterostructures and exploring their physical properties.
2-2: NanodevicesMotoshiko Ezawa, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Paper Title: NEMS-based universal quantum computer

2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Physics, University of Tokyo
2015 Lecturer, Department of Applied Physics, University of Tokyo
2005 Bachelor, Department of Physics, University of Tokyo
2007 Master, Department of Physics, University of Tokyo
2010 PhD, Department of Physics, University of Tokyo
2-3: Nanofabrication Takuya Iwasaki, NIMS, Japan
Paper Title: Quantum transport phenomena in hBN/graphene moiré superlattices

Takuya Iwasaki is an Independent Scientist at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) in the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS). He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST). He worked as the JSPS research fellow from 2017 to 2018 at JAIST. He joined the NIMS as the International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS) Research Fellow from 2018 to 2020 and became the present post in 2020. His current research interest is quantum transport properties in nanostructure devices based on two-dimensional materials and their heterostructures.
2-3: Nanofabrication Soh Ryuzaki, Hokkaido Univ., Japan
Paper Title: Fabrication of nanopore devices for Exosomes

Sou Ryuzaki graduated with his Ph.D from Department of Nuclear Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology in March 2010. After receiving his PhD, he worked for Nano-Science Center of University of Copenhagen as a postdoctoral research fellow. He is currently an Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry Lab. at Hokkaido University. He is engaged in research related to Analytical Chemistry, Materials Physics, Quantum Chemistry, Plasmonics, Organic Devices, and Nanobiotechnology, and particularly works on plasmonic nanopore devices.
2-4: Inorganic NanomaterialsHidekazu Tanaka, Osaka Univ., Japan
Paper Title: Nano/micro-scale phase change electronics using functional oxides/2D material heterostructures

Tanaka graduated Osaka University in 1993. He was a research associate from 1997 to 2003, an associate professor from 2003 to 2008 at the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University. He is currently professor, and the director of Nano-science and Nano-technology center at SANKEN. His research interests include Nanotechnology (thin Film and heterostructure growth, design and construction of 3D nanostructures) with Functional materials (transition metal oxides, ferromagnetic, ferroelectric, strongly correlated electron system, 2 dimensional atomic layered materials). He is now the chairperson of JSPS Professional groups of "Functional oxide electronics’’
2-4: Inorganic NanomaterialsHiroshi Naganuma, Tohoku Univ., Japan
Paper Title: A perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in crystallographically heterogeneous graphene/L10-FePd interface

Naganuma graduated Osaka University in 2004. He was a post doctor from 2004 to 2006 in Osaka University, and
an assistant professor from 2006 to 2016, an associate professor from 2017 in Tohoku University. His research
interests include nano science (Epitaxial growth, design of multilayer, and 2D nanostructures) with physical
properteis (ferromagnetic, ferroelectric, strongly correlated 2D electron system). He is also engaged in MRAM
devices with spintronics technology. He is now the chairperson of JSPS Professional groups of "Ferroic-ordering
and their manipulation’’.
2-6: NanoToolRyuzo Kawamura, Saitama Univ., Japan
Paper Title: Integrative work of nanometric motor proteins toward macroscopic power tool

Ryuzo Kawamura was born in Nara, Japan. He received his PhD in polymer science from Hokkaido University (supervisor: Prof. J.P. Gong) in 2008. He did postdoctoral research in RIKEN and in AIST. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in Department of Chemistry, Saitama University. In 2005 he got engaged to the studies on motor proteins and cytoskeletal proteins with both viewpoints of material science. In recent studies, he is attempting to apply the unique cooperative movements of the motor proteins to biomedical applications such as cancer diagnosis.
3: Nanoimprint, Hybrid-NIL, Biomimetics, and Functional SurfHirotoshi Torii, Canon Inc., Japan
Paper Title: Semiconductor Production Equipment NGL Development Division for Canon Inc.

Mr. Hirotoshi Torii is a mechanical engineer of Semiconductor Production Equipment NGL Development Division for Canon Inc.
Mr.Torii has been involved in development of high precision equipments in the lithography tools such as NIL and EUV for over a decade, and a named inventor on over 20 international patents.
4: BioMEMS, Lab on a Chip, and NanobiotechnologyHiroaki Suzuki, Chuo Univ., Japan
Paper Title: Microfluidic technologies for artificial cell studies

Hiroaki Suzuki is currently a professor in the deprtment of precision mechanics, faculty of science and engineering in Chuo University, Japan. He received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan. From 2003 to 2007, he served as an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), the University of Tokyo, and from 2007 to 2013 as an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology (IST), Osaka University. He became an Associate Professor in the Department of Precision Mechanics, Chuo University, Japan in 2013, and promoted to Professor in 2016. His research interests are micro self-assembly, microfluidics, biochips, and artificial cells.