Elements Strategy Initiative for Structural Materials, Kyoto University Associate Professor
Motivation for Becoming a Researcher
It’s a good job that allows one to make a living doing research.
Your Greatest Strengths
I can develop software when it doesn’t exist, and I provide support for my products if needed.
What Makes Your Research Interesting or Worthwhile
That I can do it myself with my own hands. I don’t like to outsource research.
Other Research That Interests You
That’s a secret, of course.
Interests Other Than Research You Would Like to Pursue
Watching professional cycling races in Europe. Apprendre le francais.
Elements Strategy Initiative for Structural Materials, Kyoto University
Principal Work History:
After graduating with a Ph.D. in Engineering from Kyoto University, I spent some time in Germany and France doing postdoctoral research before joining this ESISM project. My history in software development can be found at https://github.com/atztogo.
-  Atsushi Togo and Isao Tanaka.“First principles phonon calculations in materials science.” Scr. Mater. 108 (2015): 1-5.
-  Atsushi Togo, Laurent Chaput, and Isao Tanaka. “Distributions of phonon lifetimes in Brillouin zones.” Phys. Rev. B 91 (2015): 094306-1-31.