Facts & Figures

(As of 1 April 2020)

Researchers

(Figures in brackets ( ) represent the number of foreigners)

Overall 82 (44)
Principal Investigators (PI): 26 (10)
Other Researchers : 56 (34)
By designation Professor : 25 (10)
Associate Professor / Lecturer : 8 (2)
Assistant Professor : 28 (12)
Post-doctoral researchers : 7 (6)
Short-term visiting scientist* : 12 (12)
Other : 2 (2)
*Researchers who are based in AIMR for more than one month.
By nationality Japan : 38
China : 18
United Kingdom : 4
Vietnam : 4
Germany : 3
United States : 2
India : 2
Indonesia : 1
Ukraine : 1
Australia : 1
Taiwan : 1
Spain : 1
Slovakia : 1
Brazil : 1
Belgium : 1
Poland : 1
Mexico : 1
Russia : 1

Number of papers published

288 (in 2018)
274 (in 2019)
3885 (The total number for a decade from 2007 to 2019)

History

Octber 2007 Establishment of the Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR)
May 2009 Completion ceremony of the AIMR Laboratory Building
April 2011 Establishment of the Mathematics Unit
December 2011 Completion ceremony of the AIMR Main Building
April 2012 Motoko Kotani took up post as Director
May 2012 Establishment of the Interface Unit
April 2015 Establishment of the Mathematical Science Group
2016 Foundation of Mathematics for Advanced Materials-OIL (MathAM-OIL)
October 2019 Shin-ichi Orimo took up post as Director