Ikutaro Hamada

Visiting Scientist


  • Ph.D. in Science, Osaka University, Japan (2003)

Professional Affiliations

  • The Physical Society of Japan
  • American Physical Society
  • The Surface Science Society of Japan

Areas of Interest

  • Electronic structure methods based on density functional theory and many body perturbation theory, and their application to surface and interface problems


  • 2013 - present MANA Scientist, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), and Global Research Center for Environment and Energy based on Nanomaterials Science (GREEN), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan
  • 2009 - 2013, Assistant Professor, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
  • 2003 - 2009, Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University

Selected Publications