The University of Tokyo Institute for Innovation in International Engineering Education The Department of Materials Engineering


We have investigated the nature of various materials using the computational methods such as ab initio calculation based on density functional theory, molecular dynamics and tight-binding method. We challenge to clarify many fundamental problems in nanotechnology --- for example, atomic structures and electronic states under strong electric field, electronic properties of semiconductor devices, molecular electronics, scanning probe microscopes, phase transition of structure of metal/semiconductor surfaces, deposition processes in thin-film growth, and so on.