Learning the difference
At the WPI-AIMR, researchers are beginning to understand each other’s strengths but there are still hurdles on the road to finding new functional materials
Time to shake things up
As the WPI-AIMR celebrates its third anniversary in October 2010, Director Yoshinori Yamamoto shares his vision for the institute’s future
Mixing the unmixable
The synergy of different expertise and ideas helps advance the development of ‘super’ hybrid materials
MEMS technology makes the world a merrier place
Scientists at the WPI-AIMR have developed microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) for a wide variety of applications, ranging from microphones for television studios to automobiles and airport surveillance equipment.
Fusion research on the global stage
25–27 March 2010: The World Premier International Advanced Institute for Materials Research (WPI-AIMR) held its third WPI-AIMR Annual Workshop in Sendai, Japan.