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Interview with a mathematician

Experimenting with maths and materials

Yasumasa Nishiura gives a mathematician’s perspective on the five-year collaboration between mathematics and materials science at the AIMR


previous spotlights

  • International exchange

    A new center of excellence in nanotechnology in China

    Nov 28, 2016

    AIMR researchers visited the Herbert Gleiter Institute of Nanoscience in China to exchange information and ideas

  • Roundtable interview

    A mathematician, an experimentalist and their interpreter

    Sep 26, 2016

    By pooling their unique perspectives, three AIMR researchers with very different backgrounds have used a powerful new mathematical technique to discover structures lurking in amorphous solids

  • International symposium

    Raising awareness in Europe

    Jul 25, 2016

    The joint participation of four WPI research centers at the 2016 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society proved to be a rewarding experience for all involved

  • Top-level interview

    A decade of remarkable achievement

    May 30, 2016

    Former director Yoshinori Yamamoto and current director Motoko Kotani discuss AIMR’s achievements over the past decade and its plans for the next stage of development

  • Mathematics and materials in harmony

    Mar 28, 2016

    AMIS2016 showcased potential real-world applications of fusion research involving mathematics and materials science

  • Bringing together ‘best with best’

    Jan 25, 2016

    Researchers at the AIMR Joint Research Center at Cambridge are making ground-breaking discoveries in materials needed for faster data storage and solar-powered hydrogen generation

  • Taking spintronics for a spin

    Nov 30, 2015

    A new center established by the AIMR and Tohoku University plays host to leading researchers in the field of spintronics

  • Strengthening partnerships across continents

    Sep 28, 2015

    Researchers from the AIMR traveled to the United States and France to share new ideas with old friends