Spain (SICP)

1. Field of Cooperation

"Multidisciplinary Materials Science"

In research cooperation with Spain, research exchange projects are promoted in the field of "Multidisciplinary Materials Science".

2. Funding Agency on Spanish Side

Ministro de Economia y Competitividad (MINECO)

3. Related Workshops

Related Workshop
Mar 2013 Tsukuba Spanish - Japanese Bilateral Workshop on
"Nanotechnologies and New Materials for Environmental Challenges" (SJ-NANO 2013)
Mar 2010 Barcelona Japan-Spain Joint Workshop on
"Nanoscience and New Materials"
Apr 2009 Tokyo Japan-Spain Joint Workshop on
"Nanoscience and New Materials"

5. Finished Projects

Multidisciplinary Materials Science

Period:FY2011 - FY2014

Multidisciplinary Materials Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Spain
Characterization of advanced electrode materials by means of ion beam analysis technique for next generation Li-ion batteries Yoshiaki Kato, President/Professor, The Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries Manuel Perlado, Professor, Insitute of Nuclear Fusion, Universidat Politecnica de Madrid
Unique Super-Porous Carbon Alloys for Asymmetric Hybrid Supercapacitors Takashi Kyotani, Professor, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University Cazorla-Amoros Diego, Professor, Materials Institute, Universidad de Alicante
Novel nanocrystal-polymer composite materials for high-efficiency low-cost solutionprocessed solar cells (Nano. Po. Co.) Keisuke Tajima, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, The University of Tokyo Gerasimos Konstantatos, Group Leader /Assistant Professor, ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences
Development of thin-film thermoelectric devices by utilizing magnetic nanostructures for ubiquitous thermoelectrics Sadamichi Maekawa, Director General, Advanced Science Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency Garcia M. Ricardo Ibarra, Professor, Institute of Nanoscience (INA), University of Zaragoza

Period:FY2011 - FY2012

Multidisciplinary Materials Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Spain
Development of a novel photocatalytic nano-composite membrane to create new water resources from wastewater Satoshi Okabe, Professor, Division of Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University Fernandez-Garcia Marcos, Professor, Instituto de Catalisisy Petroleoquimica, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC)

Period:FY2010 - FY2013

Multidisciplinary Materials Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Spain
Endofullerenes for Photovoltaic Devices Takeshi Akasaka, Professor, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba Nazario Martin, Professor, Department of Organic Chemistry, Complutense University of Madrid
New Perovskite Materials as Components of Electrochemical Devices for Energy Generation Nobuyuki Imanishi, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry for Materials, Mie University Susana Garcia Martin, Professor, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Complutense University of Madrid
ZnMgO-based Nanocolumnar and Core-shell LEDs with High Power Efficiencies Atsushi Nakamura, Assistant Professor, Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University Adrian Hierro, Associate Professor, Instituto de Sistemas Optoelectronicos y Microtecnologia, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Multifunctional Nanoplatforms for High Sensitive Pollution Control and Purification of Water Akira Fujishima, President, Tokyo University of Science Arben Merkoci, Professor, Fundacion Privada Institut Catala de Nanotecnologia

Period:FY2009 - FY2012

Multidisciplinary Materials Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Spain
Design, Exploration and Fabrication of Solar Cells Based on New Nanomaterials with High Conversion Efficiency, "NANOCONV" Shuji Hayase, Professor, Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Enginnering, Kyushu Institute of Technology Abderrazzak Douhal, Full Professor, Institute of Nanotechnology, Nanoscience and Molecular, University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM)
Nanostructured Carbon Monoliths for Storage and Conversion of Methane Katsumi Kaneko, Professor, Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Chiba University Francisco Rodriguez-Reinoso, Professor, Inorganic Chemistry, University of Alicante
First steps towards the integration of nanowire arrays on practical thermoelectrics devices for Energy applications -NANOTHERMA- Yoshikazu Shinohara, Group Leader, Exploratory Materials Research Labo. for Energy and Environment, National Institute for Materials Science Martin-Gonzalez Marisol, Cientifico titular, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones cientificas, Instituto Microelectronica de Madrid
High Density Quantum Dot Arrays for Intermediate Band Solar Cells (DenQuIband) Yoshitaka Okada, Assoc. Professor, Research Center Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo Antonio Luque, Full Professr, Instituto de Energia Solar, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
NANOscale designed low cost SOLAR cells based on semiconductor nanocrystals.(JES-NANOSOLAR) Taro Toyoda, Professor, Applied Physics and Chemistry, The University of Electro-Communications (UEC) Juan Bisquert Mascarell, Professor, Physics, Universitat Jaume I (UJI)
Development of new electrolyte and electrode materials for all-solid-state thin film lithium batteries through solution process Masahiro Tatsumisago, Professor, Applied Chemistry, Osaka Prefecture University Mario Aparicio, Senior Scientist, Instituto de Ceramica y Vidrio (ICV), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC)
Novel Gold Catalysts for Green Chemistry and Efficient Energy Conversion Masatake Haruta, Professor, Graduate School of Urban Environmental Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University Avelino Corma, Professor, Instituto de Technologia Quimica CSIC-UPV, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
New Zeolites for Gas Separation Processes and Cleaner Fine Chemical Productions Takashi Tatsumi, Professor, Division of Catalytic Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology Fernando Ray Carcia, Professor, Int. de Tecnologia Quimica, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas