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Masaki Tanaka Last modified date:2017.12.19

Associate Professor / Materials Processing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

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Academic Degree
Doctor of Engineering
Field of Specialization
Strong Solids
Research Interests
  • The effect of environment on fatigue crack growth.
    keyword : fatigue, temperature dependence
  • Mechanism behind the high strength in pearlite
    keyword : strength, ductility, wire
  • To unveil 3-D structure of crack tip dislocation by using electron tomography.
    keyword : High-voltage electron microscopy, crack, shielding
  • Study on the brittleness in high-nitrogen austenitic steels
    keyword : brittle-to-ductile transition, stainless steel
  • Study on the brittle-to-ductile transition in crystalline materials.
    keyword : dislocations, silicon, iron, steel
  • The study on the mechanism behind the improvement of toughness at low temperatures in SPD materials.
    keyword : brittle-to-ductile transition, accumulative roll bonding (ARB), low carbon steel
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japan Institue of Metals
  • The Iron and Steel Institue of Japan
  • The Japaneses Society of Microscopy
  • The Japan Society for Heat Treatment
  • The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering
  • Japanese Society for Engineering Education
  • The Japan Institute of Metals and Materials Murakami Young Researcher Award
  • 34th Honda Memorial Young Researcher Award
  • 6th Kazato Research Encouragement Prize
  • ISIJ Young Researcher Award
  • The Japan Institute of Metals Materia Award
  • Tom Bell Young Author Award
  • JIM/TMS Young Leader International Scholar
  • The Japan Institute of Metals The Best Paper Award (Young Best Paper)