List of Contents of Volume 26, Nrs. 1-2, 2004

The Journal of Materials Education



part of the 8th IUMRS International Conference  on Advanced Materials, Yokohama, Japan, October 2003.   Guest Editor:  Masao Doyama



Preface:  IUMRS Forum on Materials Education and Research page 1

Masao Doyama
Teikyo University of Science and Technology


Japanese Researchers’ Perception of Materials Research - Based on “The 7th Technology Foresight Survey” page 3

Jun-ichiro Takano
National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, Japan    


Materials Research from the View of Industries page 13

Tooru Matsumiya
Nippon Steel Corporation, Japan


Industry-Academia Technology Transfer in Japan page 23

Junichi Kitami
Tokyo Institute of Technology    


International Center of Research and Education for Materials,  Tohoku University  page 31

Akihisa Inoue
Tohoku University 


Materials Research seen from JSPS Funding – Grants, Future and 21COE page 37

Kenichi Iga
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


Education and Research in the COE on Nature-Guided Materials Processing
page 41

S. Asai and K. Miyazawa
Nagoya University 


The Unexplored Materials World:  Need for Multicultural Research Endeavours  page 53

 P. Rama Rao 1 and K. Balasubramanian 2
International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials
Nonferrous Materials Technology Development Centre, Hyderabad, India   


Materials Science Education and Research in India page 65

D. Chakravorty
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science 


Materials Science Education in the Indian Context and  Plan  for  the  Future
page 71

S.V. Subramanyam
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore  


Training the Future Scientist: Making the Transition from “Knowledge” to “Synthesis” page 75

Sobhana Narasimhan
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research


Advanced Materials Science Without Advanced Tools:   The  Indian  Experience page 83

T. Pradeep
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras


Rapid Change of Materials Education in Japan  page 93

Masao Doyama
Teikyo University of Science and Technology; and University of Tokyo  


Materials Education and Accreditation System for Engineering Education in Japan  page 99

K. Kuroda
Nagoya University 


Comparison of Industry-University Cooperation in Japan and the United States  page 107

Hiroyuki Mizuno
Kochi University of Technology


An Attempt for Materials Education Based on the Concept of Environmental Physics   page 109

M. Kano 1 and S, Nakamoto 2
Tokyo University of Science
Advanced Earth Science and Technology Organization  


Bio  and  Molecular  Chemistry  Pave  New Areas  for Materials  Research  and  Education  page 115

Li Heng-De
Tsinghua University, Beijing 


The  Present  Situation  and  Developing  Trends  of Materials  Science  and  Engineering  Education  in  China  page 121

Tian-Min Wang and Fa-Min Liu
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics 


Materials Science and Engineering in the U.S. :  A Review of Practices and Trends  page 127

L. Vanasupa
California Polytechnic State University


Nanomaterials Education in Taiwan  page 139

L. J. Chen
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan


Materials Science and Engineering Teaching and Research Programs in Singapore  page 143

B.V.R. Chowdari 1,2 and G.V. Subba Rao 1
National University of Singapore
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore


The  Drexel / UPenn  IGERT:  Creating a New Model for  Graduate  Education  in  Nanotechnology  Page 147

K. Cowan and Y. Gogotsi
Drexel University  


Materials Education and Research in Thailand  page 153

Paritud Bhandhubanyong
National Science and Technology Development Agency,  Thailand


The National Program on Nanotechnology in Taiwan  page 159

Maw-Kuen Wu1,2 and Jyh-Chang Yang 2,3
Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
National Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Program, Taipei, Taiwan
Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan


Materials Research in Korea  page 165

Yang-Koo Cho1 , Gun-Woong Bahng1 and Hak-Min Kim2
Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science
Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning 


Chemistry in Materials Education  page 175

C.N.R. Rao
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research 


Panel Discussion on “Materials Education and Research” :Summary  page 179

S.V. Subramanyam
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore  



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