Materials Integration

List of R&D Thames and Participating Institutions and Companies

44 organizations in Total (16 companies, 24 universities, 4public institutions)(As of October 2021)

Domain A: Establishment of the Inverse Design MI Basis for Advanced Structural Materials and processing

Co-Directors of Research Domain
Masahiko Demura (NIMS)
Manabu Enoki (UTokyo)
Team Research Theams Co-Leaders Participating Institutions and Companies
A1 Inverse Design Approach Manabu Enoki (UTokyo)
Akira Kazama (JFE Steel)
UTokyo, JFE Steel, Kobe Steel,IHI, UACJ, NISSAN, Showa Denko, NII, Teikyo U., NIMS
(10 organizations)
A2 Processing Design Makoto Watanabe (NIMS)
Kenichiroh Igashira (KHI)
NIMS, KHI, Osaka U., Tohoku U., U.Hyogo, Nagoya U., Kyushu U., Kobe Steel, UTokyo, Gifu U., TOHO TEC, Osaka Yakin Kogyo
(12 organizations)
A3 Structure Design of Atoms and Molecules Tomonaga Okabe (Tohoku U.)
Akihiko Ito (TORAY)
Tohoku U., TORAY, SUBARU,UTokyo, JAXA, Keio U., Nagoya U., NIMS, Tokyo U. of Science, Sophia U.
(10 organizations)
A4 MI Integrated System Satoshi Minamoto (NIMS)
Junya Inoue (UTokyo)
NIMS, UTokyo
(2 organizations)
A5 Structural Materials DB Masahiko Demura (NIMS)
Toshihiro Ashino (Toyo U.)
Yoshitomi Okazaki (Kobe Steel)
NIMS, Toyo U., Kobe Steel, RIKEN,Kansai U., Tohoku U., JFE Steel, IHI, UACJ
(9 organizations)

Domain B: Applications of the Inverse Design MI to Actual Structural Materials(CFRP)

Co-Directors of Research Domain
Tomonaga Okabe (Tohoku U. )
Toshiya Nakamura (JAXA)
Team Research Theams Co-Leaders Participating Institutions and Companies
B1 Add value with Multi-Functional CFRP Kenichi Yoshioka (TORAY)
Tomonaga Okabe (Tohoku U.)
TORAY, Tohoku U., U. Hyogo, Kyoto U., KIT, NIMS, NEC
(7 organizations)
B2 AI-assisted CFRP Design / Manufacturing Automation Toshio Abe (MHI)
Toshiya Nakamura (JAXA)
MHI, JAXA, KEK, Kobe U., Nagoya U., Kyushu U., UTokyo, Hokkaido U., Osaka Pref. U., Shinshu U.
(10 organizations)
B3 Improvement of CFRP design freedom in 3D with thin ply Shigekazu Uchiyama (SUBARU)
Toshiya Nakamura (JAXA)
SUBARU, JAXA, Industrial Tech. Center of Fukui Pref., Tokyo U. of A&T, UTokyo, Tokyo U. of Science
(6 organizations)

Domain C: Applications of the Inverse Design MI to Actual Structural Materials(3D Powder Processing)

Co-Directors of Research Domain
Makoto Watanabe (NIMS)
Takayoshi Nakano (Osaka U.)
Team Research Theams Co-Leaders Participating Institutions and Companies
C1 Development of Additive Manufacturing Process for Ni-based Alloys Kenichiroh Igashira (KHI)
Takayoshi Nakano (Osaka U.)
KHI, Osaka U., NIMS
(3 organizations)
C2 Development of Ni-based Powder Metallurgy Processing for High Performance Aircraft Engine Disk Shinya Imano (MHI)
Toshio Osada (NIMS)
MHI, NIMS, HONDA, MHIAEL, Hokkaido U., Tohoku U., JAXA, IHI, KHI
(9 organizations)
C4 Development of Powder Manufacturing Process and Basic Technologies for High Performance TiAl based Alloy Turbine Blades Masao Takeyama (TIT)
Akira Fukushima (MHIAEL)
TIT, MHIAEL, Kobe Steel, Osaka Yakin Kogyo, Osaka U.
(5 organizations)
C5 Realistic Simulation of Ceramic Matrix Composites Targeted for High Temperature Components in Jet Engines Yutaka Kagawa (TUT)
Naohiro Shichijo (TUT)
Takahiro Sekigawa (MHIAEL)
TUT, MHIAEL, IHI, KHI, UTokyo, JAXA
(6 organizations)

Team C3 finished in 2020