Shinji Miwa / Associate Professor / Division of Transdisciplinary Sciences
Department of Advanced Materials Science / /Quantum spintronics

Career Summary
2005: Graduated from School of Engineering Science (Osaka University)
2007: Received master's degree from Osaka University
2007: Toyota Mortor Corporation
2011: Assistant Professor (Osaka University)
2013: Received Ph. D. from Osaka University
2016: Associate Professor (Osaka University)
2018: Associate Professor (The University of Tokyo)

Educational Activities
Graduate school:Introduction to magnetism and spintronics

Research Activities
Spintronics device

1) S. Miwa, S. Ishibashi, H. Tomita, T. Nozaki, E. Tamura, K. Ando, N. Mizuochi, T. Saruya, H. Kubota, K. Yakushiji, T. Taniguchi, H. Imamura, A. Fukushima, S. Yuasa, and Y. Suzuki, Highly sensitive nanoscale spin-torque diode, Nat. Mater. 13, 50 (2014)
2) S. Miwa, M. Suzuki, M. Tsujikawa, K. Matsuda, T. Nozaki, K. Tanaka, T. Tsukahara, K. Nawaoka, M. Goto, Y. Kotani, T. Ohkubo, F. Bonell, E. Tamura, K. Hono, T. Nakamura, M. Shirai, S. Yuasa, and Y. Suzuki, Voltage controlled interfacial magnetism through platinum orbits, Nat. Commun. 8, 15848 (2017).
3) S. Miwa, J. Fujimoto, P. Risius, K. Nawaoka, M. Goto, and Y. Suzuki, Strong bias effect on voltage-driven torque at epitaxial Fe-MgO interface, Phys. Rev. X 7, 031018 (2017).
4) T. Kawabe, K. Yoshikawa, M. Tsujikawa, T. Tsukahara, K. Nawaoka, Y. Kotani, K. Toyoki, M. Goto, M. Suzuki, T. Nakamura, M. Shirai, Y. Suzuki, and S. Miwa, Electric-field-induced changes of magnetic moments and magnetocrystalline anisotropy in cobalt ultrathin films, Phys. Rev. B 96, 220412(R) (2017).
5) S. Miwa, M. Suzuki, M. Tsujikawa, T. Nozaki, T. Nakamura, M. Shirai, S. Yuasa, and Y. Suzuki, Perpendicular magnetic anisotropy and its electric-field-induced change at metal-dielectric interfaces, J. Phys. D: Appl. PHys. 52, 063001 (2019).

Other Activities
The Japan Sciety of Applied Physics (JSAP)
The Physical Sciety of Japan (JPS)
The Magnetic Society of Japan (MSJ)
American Physical Society (APS)

Future Plan
Novel electronic devices with quantum physics

Messages to Students
If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything. Please find what suits you while in graduate school.