Last Updated :2024/04/03

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Associate Professor

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Hiroshima University
  • Master, Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Mathematical and physical sciences;Physics;Mathematical physics / Fundamental condensed matter physics
  • Complex systems;Science education / Educational technology;Science education

Research Keywords

  • Physics Education Research
  • Physics education

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The American Association of Physics Teachers, 2023
  • Physics education society of Japan, 2008
  • Japan Society for Educational Technology, 2023

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Perspectives in Physics A
  2. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Fundamental PhysicsI
  3. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Fundamental Physics II
  4. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, General Mechanics I
  5. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, General Mechanics II
  6. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Physical Sciences
  7. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Laboratory Work in Material Sciences B
  8. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Experimental Methods for Materials Sciencs B
  9. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Physics of Complex Liquids and Soft Matters
  10. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Frontiers of Material Science
  11. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study of Advanced Science and Engineering Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering
  12. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Exercises of Advanced Science and Engineering Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering A
  13. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Exercises of Advanced Science and Engineering Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering B
  14. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering Program Common Subjects 3 (Resilient Development)
  15. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Structure of Complex Matter

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Validity of Force Concept Inventory evaluated by students' explanations and confirmation using modified item response curve, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res. 17, 020120 – Published 20 September 2021, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res, 17, 020120, 20210920
  2. Effectiveness of using Tutorials worksheets in high school physics classes, 68(2), 87-92, 20200610
  3. Structural studies on fluid sulfur at high temperatures and high pressures: II. Molecular structure obtained by ab initio molecular dynamics simulations, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids., 510, 15-19, 20190415
  4. Asymmetrical bonding in liquid Bi disentangled by inelastic X-ray scattering, EPJ Web of Conferences 151, 06001 (2017) 21 August 2017, 151, 06001-1-06001-7, 201708
  5. Anomalous dispersion of the acoustic mode in liquid Bi, PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 92(5), 20150825
  6. Transverse excitations in liquid Sn, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER, 25(11), 20130320
  7. Transverse excitations in liquid metals, AIP Conf. Proc, 1518, 695-702, 20130301
  8. Static and dynamic structures of liquid tin at high pressure from ab initio molecular dynamics, PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 86(10), 20120926
  9. Pressure-induced structural change from low-density to high-density amorphousice by molecular-dynamics simulations, Computer Physics Communications, 182(1), 49-51, 20110811
  10. Visualization of Nano-Scale Transverse Wave in LiquidsStudied by Molecular-Dynamics Simulations, Proceedings of 11th Asian Symposium on Visualization, ASV11-po-20(1-4), 2011, 20110601
  11. Real-space investigation of a transverse wave in a liquid system generated by a molecular dynamics simulation, Computer Physics Communications, 182, 58-61, 20110101
  12. Pressure-induced structural change from low-density to high-density amorphous ice by molecular-dynamics simulations, Computer Physics Communications, 182, 49-51, 201101
  13. Structure of Liquid Tin under High Pressure by ab initio molecular-dynamics simulation, J.Phys.:Conf.Ser., 98, 042010, 20080301
  14. Static and dynamic structure and the atomic dynamics of liquid Ge from first-principles molecular-dynamics simulations, Phys.Rev.B, 77, 014206, 20080101
  15. Dynamic structure of molten CuI: Ab initio molecular-dynamics simulations, JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS, 353(32-40), 3505-3509, 20070821
  16. Structural and Electronic Properties of Liquid Ge-Sn Alloy: ab initio Molecular-Dynamics Simulations, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 73(10), 2746, 20040401
  17. Structure of liquid Sn over a wide temperature range from neutron scattering experiments and first-principles molecular dynamics simulation: A comparison to liquid Pb, Phys. Rev., 67, 064201, 20030401
  18. Effective pair interatomic potential and self-diffusion of molten tin, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 312-314, 191-195, 200210
  19. Structure and self-diffusion of liquid Germanium studied by a first-principles molecular-dynamics simulations and a neutron scattering experiment, J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 312-314, 182-186, 20020401
  20. Mode-Coupling Analyses of Atomic Dynamics for Liquid Ge,Sn and Na, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 71, 119-124, 20020401
  21. Difusion Phenomena of Liquid State in Relation to Its Liquid Structure, 18(4), 249-251, 20011031
  22. Photo-induced polymerization in liquid sulfur studied by an ab initio molecular-dynamics simulation, Computer Physics Communications, 142, 131-135, 2001
  23. Structure Studies of Liquid Tin by Neutron Scattering Experiments and ab initio Molecular-Dynamics Simulations, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 70, Suppl. A, 268-270, 2001
  24. The Study of Diffusion in Complex Metallic Liquids With High Melting Points--The Study of Self Difusion and Mutual-Diffusion of Liquid Cu-Ag Alloys, JASMA, 17(2), 64-69, 20000430
  25. Photo-induced structural change in liquid sulphur, J. Phys. : Condens. Matter=, 12(37), 7999-8008, 20000401
  26. Temperature dependence of atomic structure in liquid As_2Se_3: Ab initio molecular-dynamics simulations, J. Phys. : Condens. Matter=, 12(28), 6161-6172, 20000401
  27. Dynamic structure of expanded liquid rubidium from a molecular-dynamics simulation, J. Phys. : Condens. Matter=, 12(19), 4313-4326, 20000401
  28. The microscopic mechanism of the semiconductor-metal transition in liquid arsenic triselenide, J. Phys. : Condens. Matter=, 11(15), L153-L158, 19990401
  29. Density dependence of the velocity of sound in expanded liquid mercury by a large-scale molecular-dynamics simulation, J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 250-252, 144-147, 19990401
  30. The density dependence of the sound velocity of the liquid mercury by a large-scale molecular-dynamics simulation, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 10(23), 4963-4974, 19980401
  31. The effective pair potential of expanded liquid caesium obtained by the inverse method, J. Phys. : Condens. Matter=, 9(16), 3303-3312, 19970401
  32. Effective pair potential of expanded liquid rubidium obtained by the inverse method, J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 205-207, 278-281, 19960401
  33. An accurate method of deriving effective pair potential from structural data of liquid alkali metals, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 64(2), 344-347, 19950401

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Effects of the Tutorials on Students' Understanding of Newton's Laws: An Investigation at a Japanese High School, Eiko Kaga, Shuji Munejiri, Masanori Inui, 2016 International Conference of East-Asian Association for Science Education (EASE 2016 TOKYO),Tokyo University of Science Tokyo, Japan August 26-28, 2016, 2016/08/28, Without Invitation, English

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)), 2021, 2023
  2. 2021, 2023
  3. 2023, 2026