JACG Young Researcher Award



Winner / Affiliation / Award Winning Title


The 19th

Akira Kusaba(Assistant Professor, Research Institute for Applied Mechanics (RIAM), Kyushu University)

“Modeling non-equilibrium process of GaN metalorganic vapor phase epitaxy”

Tomoyuki Tanikawa(Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)

“Three-dimensional nondestructive imaging of crystalline defects using multiphoton excitation photoluminescence”


The 18th

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

“In-situ observation of high-temperature SiC solution growth”

Ryo Suzuki(Assistant Professor, Department of Science, Yokohama City University)

“Observation of dynamical diffraction in protein crystals”


The 17th

Yuki Araki(Assistant Professor, Ritsumeikan University)

“Investigation of phase transition mechanism mediated by interface water”

Yuki Sugiura(Researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST))

“Fabrication of high purity octacalcium phosphate production and its biomaterial application”


The 16th



The 15th

Hironori DAIKOKU(Toyota Motor Corporation)

“Solution Growth on Concave Surface of 4H-SiC Crystal”

Ken-ichiro MURATA(Assistant Professor, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University)

“Elucidating the Thermodynamic Origin of Surface Melting on Ice Crystals”

Tomoya YAMAZAKI(Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University)

“In-situ observation of nucleation and technical developments on protein crystallization”


The 14th

Harutoshi ASAKAWA(Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University)

“Thermodynamic Stabilities of Two Types of Quasi-Liquid Layers Formed by Surface Melting of Ice Crystals”

Shunta HARADA(Assistant Professor, Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability (IMaSS), Nagoya University)

“Mechanism of High-Quality SiC Crystal Growth by Solution Method”

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