Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science
Nanomagnetism and Spintronics Group (J Lab)

Profile for Prof. Tomoyasu Taniyama


  • 1987 Keio Senior High School
  • 1991 Bachelor of Engineering, Department of Instrumentation Engineering, Keio University
  • 1997 Ph. D., Department of Materials Science, Keio University


  • 1996 National Research Institute for Metals(currently National Institute for Materials Science, NIMS)Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 1998 Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Graduate School f of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • 2001 Visiting Researcher, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
  • 2004 Associate Professor, Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • 2016 Associate Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • 2016 Guest Associate Professor, Center for Spintronics Research Network, Osaka University
  • 2018 Professor, Department of Physics, Nagoya University
  • 2018 Specially Appointed Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Admin Experience

  • 2005 Steering Committee, The Physical Society of Japan
  • 2009 Program Executive Committee, 11th International Conference on Ferrites
  • 2011 NPG Asia Materials (Springer Nature), Associate Editor
  • 2013 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Magnetics Society of Japan & Magune, The Magnetics Society of Japan
  • 2013 Award Nomination Committee, The Magnetics Society of Japan
  • 2017 Secretaty, Society of Spintronics, Japan Society of Applied Physics

Awards and Honors

  • 2000 13th Hiroshi Ando Young Researchers’ Award
  • 2004 3rd Funai Information Science Young Researchers’ Award
  • 2004 Kenjiro Nakamura Research Award
  • 2005 Young Scientists’ Prize, the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • 2007 Tokyo Tech Challenging Research Award
  • 2011 MSL Director Award
  • 2013 ICF 11 New Product & Novel Technology Award
  • 2016 13th Joint MMM-Intermag Best Poster Award
  • 2019 Magnetics Society of Japan Excellent Research Award

Research Interests

  • Nano-scale Magnetism
  • Spintronics
  • Multoferroics

Department of Physics
Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
Office (Prof. Taniyama):Science Hall Room #416
Office (Students):Science Hall Room #418