MASAKAZU IWASAKA

Last Updated :2021/04/05

Affiliations, Positions
Research Institute for Nanodevice and Bio Systems, Professor

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1990/04/01, 1992/06/30, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Department of mobile communications, Researcher
  • 1992/07/01, 1994/06/30, Kyushu University, Faculty of Engineering, Research Associate
  • 1994/07/01, 1997/03/31, The University of Tokyo, Institute of Medical Electronics, Research Associate
  • 1997/04/01, 1998/07/31, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Research Associate
  • 1998/08/01, 2004/10/31, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Lecturer
  • 2004/11/01, 2007/03/31, Chiba University, Faculty of Engineering, Associate Professor
  • 2007/04/01, 2013/09/30, Chiba University, Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
  • 2013/10/01, 2014/03/31, Chiba University, Frontier Biomedical Center, Associate Professor
  • 2014/04/01, Hiroshima University, Research Institute for Nanodevice and Bio Systems, Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kyushu University, Japan, 1988/04, 1990/03
  • Kyushu University, Japan, 1984/04, 1988/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Biomedical engineering;Biomedical engineering / Biomaterial science and engineering

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introduction to Physics for First-Year Students
  2. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Introduction of the Electronics
  3. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Electronics A
  4. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Electronics B
  5. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Academic Presentation in Electronics
  6. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Electronics A
  7. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Electronics A
  8. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Electronics B
  9. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Electronics B
  10. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Biomagnetics
  11. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Introduction of the Electronics
  12. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Advanced Study in Quantum Matter
  13. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Advanced Study in Quantum Matter

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Magnetic Rotation of Monosodium Urate and Urinary Tract Stones for Clinical Treatment Applications, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS, 50(11), NOV 2014
  2. FDTD Analysis of Light Control by Magnetically Oriented Guanine Crystal Plates, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS, 50(11), NOV 2014
  3. Magnetically Controlled Biogenic Crystals as Photo-Bioreactors for Algae, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS, 50(11), NOV 2014
  4. Synchrotron Microscopic Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Analyses of Biogenic Guanine Crystals Along Axes of Easy Magnetization, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS, 50(11), NOV 2014
  5. Magnetic Manipulation of Nucleic Acid Base Microcrystals for DNA Sensing, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS, 50(11), NOV 2014
  6. Magnetic control of the inclination of biogenic guanine crystals fixed on a substrate, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 117(17), MAY 7 2015
  7. Effects of magnetic fields on dissolution of arthritis causing crystals, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 117(17), MAY 7 2015
  8. Effect of intense magnetic fields on the convection of biogenic guanine crystals in aqueous solution, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 117(17), MAY 7 2015
  9. Chlorophyll fluorescence control in microalgae by biogenic guanine crystals, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 117(17), MAY 7 2015
  10. Effects of Strong Magnetic Processing on Orientation and Photoproperties of Gold Nanowires on a Substrate, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 599((1)), 63-67, 2014
  11. Microcrystal-like cellulose fibrils as the diamagnetic director for microfluidic systems, Journal of Applied Physics, 115((17)), 17B519, 2014
  12. Magneto-optical properties of biogenic photonic crystals in algae, Journal of Applied Physics, 115((17)), 17B501, 2014
  13. Two-stage magnetic orientation of uric acid crystals as gout initiators, Applied Physics Letters, 104((2)), 024109, 2014
  14. Rapid magnetic wiper featuring biogenic guanine particles: Magnetic non-contact switching of opto-fluidic mirrors featuring biogenic guanine crystals, Applied Physics Letters, 104((2)), 024108, 2014
  15. ★, Light intensity modulation by coccoliths of Emiliania huxleyi as a micro-photo-regulator, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 5, SEP 1 2015
  16. ★, Magnetic Control of the Light Reflection Anisotropy in a Biogenic Guanine Microcrystal Platelet, Langmuir, 2016
  17. Magnetic Control of the Light Reflection Anisotropy in a Biogenic Guanine Microcrystal Platelet, LANGMUIR, 32(1), 180-187, JAN 12 2016
  18. Remote sensing of microfluidic tracers by light scattering from microcrystals under magnetic fields, AIP ADVANCES, 7(5), MAY 2017
  19. Effect of magnetic fields on green color formation in frog skin, AIP ADVANCES, 7(5), MAY 2017
  20. Magnetic light cloaking control in the marine planktonic copepod Sapphirina, AIP ADVANCES, 7(5), MAY 2017
  21. Communication-Visualization of Magnetohydrodynamic Micro-Vortices with Guanine Micro-Crystals, JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY, 164(9), H584-H586, 2017
  22. Magnetic Orientational Properties of Monosodium Urate Crystals, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MAGNETICS, 53(11), NOV 2017
  23. Magnetically tunable control of light reflection in an unusual optical protein of squid, AIP Advances, 7(5), 056722-1-056722-6, 2017
  24. Modulation of light localization in the iridophores of the deep-sea highlight hatchetfish Sternoptyx pseudobscura under magnetic field, AIP Advances, 7(5), 056710-1-056710-5, 2017
  25. Detection of monosodium urate crystals for gout diagnosis using magnetic fields and near-infrared light, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 52(7), 1-4, 2016
  26. Magnetically tunable oil droplet lens of deep-sea shrimp, AIP ADVANCES, 8(5), MAY 2018
  27. Magnetically-assembled micro/mesopixels exhibiting light intensity enhancement in the (012) planes of fish guanine crystals, AIP ADVANCES, 8(5), MAY 2018
  28. Quenching of light flickering in synthetic guanine crystals in aqueous solutions under strong static magnetic fields, AIP ADVANCES, 8(5), MAY 2018
  29. Micro Optical-Interference-Plate Featuring Highly Efficient Diamagnetic Rotation of Biogenic Crystals, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 27 June 2018(27 June 2018), 1-4, 20180627
  30. Fabrication of Biogenic Guanine Crystal/Ferromagnetic Film Hybrid Plate for Micro-Optical Micro-Electromechanical Systems, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 18 June 2018(18 June 2018), 1-4, 20180618
  31. Guanine Vesicle Hybrid Particles for Bio-Reflector-Based Bio-Imaging, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 18 July 2018(18 July 2018), 1-4, 20180718

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, Magnetic separation of carbon dioxide gas under low temperature, 2011, 2012
  2. KAKENHI, Study of activated area in the brain as sources of MEG and fMRI, 2004, 2005
  3. KAKENHI, Application of Molecular Spins : from Nanomagnets to Biological Spin Systems, 2003, 2006
  4. KAKENHI, 2001, 2002
  5. KAKENHI, 2000, 2004
  6. KAKENHI, EFFECTS OF MAGNETIC FIELDS ON PROTEIN, 1999, 2000
  7. KAKENHI, CONTROL OF BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES BY STRONG MAGNETIC FIELDS, 1998, 2000
  8. KAKENHI, 1997, 1998
  9. KAKENHI, 1996, 1996
  10. KAKENHI, 1996, 1997
  11. KAKENHI, BASIC RESEARCH ON BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF MAGNETIC FIELDS, 1995, 1997
  12. KAKENHI, 1995, 1995
  13. KAKENHI, 1993, 1993
  14. KAKENHI, BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF MAGNETIC FIELDS, 1992, 1994
  15. Strategic Basic Research Programs(PRESTO), 2014/04/01, 2015/03/31
  16. 2015, 2017
  17. KAKENHI, 2015, 2016
  18. KAKENHI, 2016, 2018
  19. Strategic Basic Research Programs(CREST), 2016/10/01, 2019/03/31
  20. Strategic Basic Research Programs(CREST), 2016/10/01, 2020/03/31
  21. CREST, Development of technology integrating photonics and biology using bio-reflectors from fish, 2016, 2022

Social Activities

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2018, Scientific Reports, Editor, Editorial Board Member, 10
  2. 2017, Scientific Reports, Editor, Editorial Board Member, 8