Enhancement of Research Performance CRCMS Award


The Core Research Cluster for Materials Science at Tohoku University (hereinafter referred to as "CRCMS") has established the Core Research Cluster for Materials Science Award (hereinafter referred to as "CRCMS Award") in 2021. Purpose of the award to honor young researchers who have conducted research and development based on their own initiative in the field of materials science in the broad definition of the term, and who have produced excellent academic or industrial application results, and to encourage further development of their research.
The applicant must be engaged in materials science research in the broad definition at the Tohoku University, and it must be less than 13 years after obtaining a doctoral degree. From the perspective of diversity and inclusion, consideration for interruption of research due to life events such as childcare or nursing care has been added to the limit on the maximum number of years after obtaining a degree from CRCMS Award 2022.
The award ceremony for the CRCMS Award 2022 was held at the Science Campus Hall on October 26, 2022. After the speeches by the three award winners, Director Kotani presented the award certificates and commemorative gifts (plaques) to the award winners. The winners will receive a research grant of 500,000 yen as a supplementary prize.

CRCMS Award 2022 / Three award winners

  • Dr. Yu Kumagai

    Dr. Yu Kumagai

    Professor, Institute for
    Materials Research

    "Computational Materials
    Database for Exploring Next
    Generation Materials"

  • Dr. Shunsuke Kurosawa

    Dr. Shunsuke Kurosawa

    Associate Professor, New Industry
    Creation Hatchery Center

    "Development of Red and Near-
    Infrared Emitting Scintillators towards Promotionof Decommissioning"

  • Dr. Kenta Yamanaka

    Dr. Kenta Yamanaka

    Associate Professor, Institute
    for Materials Research

    "Additive Manufacturing of Structural Metallic Materials"