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The University of Electro-Communications 
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering 
Department of Mechanical and Intelligent Systems Engineering, Cluster III (Fundamental Science and Engineering) 

Professor 
KAZUHITO SHINTANI 

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Career
日本学術振興会  奨励研究員  1982/07-1983/03 
電気通信大学電気通信学部  助手  1983/04-1990/01 
電気通信大学電気通信学部  講師  1990/02-1991/12 
電気通信大学電気通信学部  助教授  1992/01-2002/05 
Faculty of Electro-Communications, University of Electro-Communications  Professor  2002/06-Present 

Academic background
University of Tokyo  Faculty of Engineering  Department of Aronautics  1977/03  Graduated 
University of Tokyo  School of Engineering  Department of Aeronautics  Master's program  1979/03  Completed 
University of Tokyo  School of Engineering  Department of Aeronautics  Doctoral program  1982/03  Completed 

Academic degrees
Doctor of Philosophy  University of Tokyo  1982/03 
Master of Engineering  The University of Tokyo  1979/03 

Classes responsible within the university
2017  材料力学および演習  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime  Subject in specialty 
2017  解析学  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime  Subject in specialty 
2017  計算力学特論  Fall semester  Graduate, IE  Master's and doctoral programs  Subject in specialty 
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Current research areas
Materials/ Mechanics of materials 
Nanomaterials engineering 
Nanostructural physics 

Research keywords
Strength of materials in general 
Nanomaterials 
Mechanical engineering in general 
Mechanical properties 

Current research subjects
Atomistic study of the mechanical properties of nanoscale materials  nanoscale materials carbon nanotube graphene molecular-dynamics simulation  2002-Present 
Mechanical properties of nanomaterials  nanomaterials mechanical properties  2001-Present 
Study of the mechanical and electronic properties of nanocarbon materials  nanocarbon materials graphene carbon nanotube mechanical properties electronic properties  2009-Present 
Study on strain relaxation mechanisms in thin films  thin film surface morphology island growth  1998-Present 

Published papers
Paper  Yes  Hardness of Pillared-Graphene Nanostructures via Indentation Simulation  Joint  R. Sasaki and K. Shintani  MRS Advances  2/ 1, 45-50  2016/12/20  10.1557/adv.2016.634 
Paper  Yes  Thermal Rectification Characteristics of Graphene Nanoribbons of Asymmetric Geometries  Joint  T. Iwata and K. Shintani  MRS Advances  2/ 1, 15-20  2016/12/19  10.1557/adv.2016.623 
Paper  Yes  Geometrical constraint on stacking of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon molecules encapsulated in a single-walled carbon nanotube  Joint  K. Mouri and K. Shintani  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics  18/ 45, 31043-31053  2016/10/17  10.1039/C6CP05841H 
Paper  Yes  Mechanical Properties of Nanocarbon Hybrid Films via Indentation Simulation  Joint  T. Onodera and K. Shintani  MRS Advances  1/ 19, 1383-1388  2016/03/14  10.1557/adv.2016.189 
Paper  Yes  Morphology of a columnar stack of coronene molecules encapsulated in a single-walled carbon nanotube  Joint  Y. Sakane, K. Mouri, and K. Shintani  AIP Advances  5, 117113- (18 pages)  2015/11  10.1063/1.4935482 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Thermal and mechanical properties of atomic-layer materials with interlayer bonds  Proceedings of the 30th Conference of the JSME Computational Mechanics Division (CMD2017)  CD-ROM No. 17-4  No  Takuya Iwata and Kazuhito Shintani  2017/09/17  URL 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Gas separation properties of graphene with nanopores  Proceedings of the 30th Conference of the JSME Computational Mechanics Division (CMD2017)  CD-ROM No. 17-4  No  Hakuyo Katsu and Kazuhito Shintani  2017/09/17  URL 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Do corannulene molecules make a stack in a carbon nanotube?  AEM2017 (10th International Conference on Advanced Nano materials)  Yes  Y. Joko, R. Sasaki, and K. Shintani  2017/09/12  URL 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Simulation of a carbon nanotube encapsulating polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon  Mechanical Engineering Congress, 2017 Japan (MECJ-17)  CD-ROM No. 17-1  No  Ryo SASAKI and Kazuhito SHINTANI  2017/09/04 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Dynamic encapsulation of bowl-shaped π-conjugated molecules into single-walled carbon nanotubes  JKMST2017(The 4th Japan-Korea International Symposium on Materials Science and Technology 2017) ABSTRACT  No  K. Mouri, Y. Joko, R. Sasaki, and K. Shintani  2017/08/25 
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Awards
日本材料科学会功労賞  2013/06/07 
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Grants-in-aid for scientific research
Atomistic elucidation and control of the mechanical and thermal properties of nanocarbon hybrid structures  Scientific research (C), general  2015-2017 
Atomistic elucidation and control of the mechanical properties of graphene nanostructures  Scientific research (C), general  2012-2014 
Nanoscopic elucidation of coarsening and formation of core-shell nanoparticles via coalescence  Scientific research (C), general  2009-2011 
Elucidation of the growth mechanism and mechanical properties of semiconductor nanowires by means of atomistic simulation  Scientific research (C), general  2007-2008 
Study of the formation process and mechanical properties of surface nanostructures by means of atomistic simulation  Scientific research (C), general  2005-2006 
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Memberships of academic societies
Materials Research Society  1995/07-Present 
Materials Science Society of Japan  1983-Present 
Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers  1979/04-Present 
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Committee or council involvement
Materials Science Society of Japan  理事  2005-Present 
Materials Science Society of Japan  第1企画委員会委員  2005-Present 
Materials Science Society of Japan  第2企画委員会委員  1993-2013 
Materials Science Society of Japan  評議員  1995-2004 
Materials Science Society of Japan  将来検討委員会委員  1999-2001 
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Committee activity in the University
オープンキャンパス実施担当者連絡会  メンバー  2016/04-2017/03 
IE学域代議員会  代議員(先端工学基礎課程)  2016/04-2017/03 
(IE学部特別入試に係る)特別検査部会  部会長  2015/08-2016/03 
先端工学基礎課程  課程長  2014/11-2016/03 
機能強化組織整備本部会議  メンバー  2014/11-2015/06 
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