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National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
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Ph.D(Nagoya University), Master of Engineering(Nagoya University), Bachelor of Engineering(Nagoya University)
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Dr. Hideyuki Kanematsu, FIMF (a Fellow of IMF) is a full professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, at National Institute of Technolog (KOSEN), Suzuka College (NIT (KOSEN), Suzuka College), Japan. After many administrational positions in the college (Dean of Dept. MS& E, 2010-2014, Deputy President, 2014-2018, etc.), he is also still a researcher in Materials Surface Science & Engineering and the research advisor of the college. He holds a B.Eng. (1981), a M.Eng(1983) and a Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering (1989) all from Nagoya University. He is a member of National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF, the USA), as well as the Institute of Metal Finishing (IMF, the UK), the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS, the USA), ASM International (the USA), Electrochemical Society (ECS, the USA), American Chemical Society (ACS, the USA), the Japan Institute of Metals (JIM) and the Iron & Steel Institute of Japan (ISIJ), Surface Finishing Society of Japan (SFSJ, Japan), The Electrochemical Society of Japan (ECSJ), The Japan Society for Heat Treatment (JSHT), Japan Thermal Spray Society (JTSS), etc. For all of them, he is still very active as member and also as board member.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Research Advisor, NIT (KOSEN), Suzuka College
Apr 2016
Member, Head Quarter of Research, Development, Academic Industrial Alliance, National Institute of Technology
Apr 2015
Mar 2018
Deputy President, Research Director, Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Suzuka College
Apr 2015
Mar 2018
Secretary General, Academia-Industrial Joint Research Cooperation Organisation, Suzuka College Techno-Plaza
Apr 2015
Mar 2018
Director, Academic-Industrial Cooperation Center, National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College


Apr 1983
Mar 1986
Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ph.D course, Graduate School, Nagoya University
Apr 1981
Mar 1983
Materials Science and Engineering, Master Course, Engineering Course, Graduate School,, Nagoya University
Apr 1977
Mar 1981
Metallurgy, Faculty of Engineering, Nagoya University

Committee Memberships

Feb 2017
Japan Thermal Spray Society  The 37th board member of representatives for Japan Thermal Spray Society
Sep 2016
ASM International (the USA)  Editorial Committee Member of Advanced Materials & Processes (AM&P)
Apr 2016
Mie Prefecture, Japan  A Member of Human Resources Development Council (Vice Chair person)
Feb 2015
Central Japan Branch, Japan Thermal Spray Coating Society  A director of Central Japan Branch (Chubu Branch)
Dec 2016
Nov 2017
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  A member of the Expert Committee for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

Awards & Honors

Apr 2019
Award for Excellence, Awards for KOSEN Teachers, National Institute of Technology (KOSEN)
Jan 2019
2019 Marquis Top Professional, Marquis Who's Who
Jan 2019
Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who's Who
Sep 2018
Activation of E-learning Classes by Virtual Problem Based Learning - From Real to Virtual World, Certification of Appreciation for Key note lecture, KES International
Winner: Hideyuki Kanematsu
Problem Based Learning is one of the powerful tools for active learning. My colleagues and I investigated the possibilities how to activate e-learning classes by virtual Problem Based Learning. In my lecture, I will introduce all of our endeavors ...
Jan 2018
The 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who's Who (The USA)

Published Papers

Dana M. Barry, Hideyuki Kanematsu, Nobuyuki Ogawa, Katsuko T. Nakahira, Mahesh Benavar, Seema Rivera
Procedia Computer Science   159 1126-1134   Oct 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Mars, the most Earth-like of the planets, has motivated scientists to search for life there. Presently, plans are in the works for landing humans on the Red planet between 2025 and the 2030s. Young students of today may have an opportunity to trav...
Hideyuki Kanematsu, Dana M. Barry, Tatsuya Shirai, Masashi Kawaguchi, Nobuyuki Ogawa, Kuniaki Yajima, Katsuhiko T Nakahira, toshiro Kobayashi and Michiko Yoshitake
Procedia Computer Science   159 1499-1506   Oct 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
E-learning is a powerful educational tool nowadays. Particularly, it could activate classrooms and enhance the understanding of educational content taught by teachers. However, teachers often have various difficulties for using e-learning. One pro...
Hideyuki Kanematsu, Reo Itoh, Dana M. Barry, Yuta Sakagami, Noriyuki Wada, Nobumitsu Hirai, Akiko Ogawa, Takeshi Kogo, Daisuke Kuroda, Katsuhiko Sano
Contributed Papers from Materials Science and Technology 2019 (MS&T19)   1186-1188   Oct 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Biofilms form on materials’ surfaces by bacterial activities. Their properties depend on the combination of materials and bacteria. For this project, we classified the materials into three types: metals (alloys), ceramics, and polymers. We focused...
Hideyuki Kanematsu, Hidekazu Miura, Dana M. Barry, Stefan Zimmermann
Contributed Papers from Materials Science and Technology 2019 (MS&T19)   182-185   Sep 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
We have investigated the effect of alternating electromagnetic field on extracellular polymeric substances excreted from bacteria producing biofilms on materials’ surfaces. And we confirmed that the biofilm formation was controlled at some frequen...
Hideyuki Kanematsu, Ryoichi Nakagawa, Dana M. Barry, Katsuhiko Sano, Masatou Ishihara, Masahito Ban, Noriyuki Wada, Nobumitsu Hirai, Akiko Ogawa, Takeshi Kogo, Daisuke Kuroda
Contributed Papers from Materials Science and Technology 2019 (MS & T19)   1299-1301   Sep 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Many researchers and we confirmed that graphene is very sensitive to biofilm formation. Since biofilms are composed of many kinds of organic polymers and inorganic matters, they are as complicated systems. We have to clarify the components that wo...


Education & Research on Biofilm Engineering
Netsushori(Heat Treatment)   57(3) 142-142   Jun 2017
Hyoumen Gijitsu (the Journal of Surface Finishing Society ofJapan)   66(10) 437-437   Oct 2015   [Invited]
Eutexia Association in two generations from a father to a son - another STEM education.
Eutexia(Alumni Association of Dept. MS and E. Nagoya Univ.)   28 118-119   Jul 2012   [Invited]
Hideyuki Kanematsu, Kazufumi Murata, Akiko Ogawa, Yasuyuki Miyano
Seibutsu-kogaku Kaishi (The Journal of The Society for Biotechnology in Japan)   86(7) 357-358   Jul 2008
Take risks! – A Check List for the Departure from Defensiveness to Offensiveness

Hideyuki Kanematsu
Seibutsu-kogaku Kaishi (The Journal of The Society for Biotechnology in Japan)   24 81-82   Jun 2008

Books etc

Handbook of Nanofibers
A. Barhoum, M. Bechelany, A. Makhlouf, H. Kanematsu, D. M. Barry et al. (Part:Joint Work, Nanofibers and Biofilm in Materials Science)
Springer Nature   Jan 2019   ISBN:ISBN(e-book) 978-3-319-53656-9, print ISBN: 978-3-319-53654-5
(The part in charge of me) In this chapter biofilms are introduced. Also their relationship with nanofibers is described from the viewpoint of materials science. To start, the background information for this topic is presented and explained. Also we...
Fundamentals of Nanoparticles: Classifications, Synthesis Methods, Properties and Characterization (Micro and Nano Technologies)
Makhlouf, A. S. H.; Barhoum, A.,H. Kanematsu, Dana M. Barry et al (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 5 Nanocomposite polymer film for antibiofouling materials surfaces.)
Elsevier (Amsterdam, Netherland)   Jun 2018   ISBN:ISBN(e-book) 9780128135174 ISBN 9780323512558
In this chapter, we focus on the antibiofouling (or antifouling) effect of nanoparticles. Biofouling is the general term for the attachment of organisms, which may cause negative effects [5–6]. The main product of the process (biofouling) is biofil...
Biofilm Structure and Formation for Biocontrol and Coutermeasure of Biofilms and Its Growth
Y. Matsumura, Y.Tashiro, T.Amano, H.Kubota, T.Ikeda, K.Chihara, S.Tsuneda, K.Furuhata, K.Honda, E.Ohzono, H.Senpuku, S.Fukuzaki, T.Yano, H.Kawano, Y.Suenaga, M.Baba, J.Hosoda, A.Okino, H.Kanematsu, T.Kawarai, N.Nomura (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 2, section 7)
CMC Publishing, Japan   Nov 2017   ISBN:978-4-7813-1309-2
Human living environments can not be separated or blocked from the global environment. This means that it is constantly exposed to the threats of other creatures. For this reason, humans have established urban environments such as villages, towns,...
Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings
Hosseini, M.; Makhlouf, A. S. H., Eds,Katsuhiko Sano, Hideyuki Kanematsu, et al (Part:Joint Work, Overview of Silane-Based Polymer Coatings and Their Applications)
Springer Nature   May 2016   ISBN:ISBN-10: 3319268910 ISBN-13: 978-3319268910
Silane resin coatings, their structure, characteristics, and applications are reviewed. Generally, silane compounds are classified into two types, silicone and silicates, and make up organic paints and coating agents that are easy to handle and in...
Corrosion Control and Surface Finishing
Hideyuki Kanematsu & Dana M. Barry (Part:Joint Editor, editing for all 27 chapters and author for 17 chapters.)
Springer Nature Japan   Apr 2016   ISBN:978-4-431-55957-3
This book deals with the surface nishing for corrosion prevention from the viewpoint of environmental friendliness. Surface nishing for metallic materials or by metallic materials has excellent corrosion resistance, wear resistance and good colo...

Conference Activities & Talks

Interaction Between Biopolymers Derived from Biofilms and Various Materials [Invited]
Materials Science and Technology 2019 (MS&T2019)   1 Oct 2019   
Effect of Alternating Electromagnetic Field on Extracellular Polymeric Substances Derived from Biofilms and Its Mechanism [Invited]
Materials Science and Technology 2019 (MS&T 2019)   30 Sep 2019   
Interaction between Graphene Surfaces and Extracellular Polymeric Substances of Biofilms [Invited]
Materials Science and Technology 2019 (MS&T 2019   30 Sep 2019   
Mechanism of metal corrosion and anti-corrosion technology - electrochemistry of corrosion, anticorrosive materials, selection of coating technology, corrosion protection by processing., [Invited]
Japan Techno Center   25 Sep 2019   
Interaction between biofilms and various materials -the role of EPS and its sensing [Invited]
Hideyuki Kanematsu
The 178th ISIJ Meeting, "New Function Creation of Slag by Biofilm Coating and Its Evaluation", Chemical, Biological Treatment of Slag, The Change of Functions and Its Evaluation/Analyses Forum   12 Sep 2019   

Teaching Experience



Studies on the Current Situation of Water Environments and Its Treatment, and Relating Materials Used for Polluted Water Treatment in Malaysia
Study on High Radiation Coating
Anti-Corrosion Characteristics of Plated Materials In Ozon Atmosphere
Formation of Surface alloy Films By Laser Radiation
Environmental Friendly Alloy Film Formation Process By Heating Multi-layerd Surface Flas

Research Grants & Projects

Sensitivity of Graphene to Exoplymeric Substances in human bodies and the application to infection sensor
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Kakenhi (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research) Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): KANEMATSU Hideyuki
Application of Biological Information to the Establishment of Useful Active Learning Model in Virtual Spaces and Its Establishment
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Kakenhi (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research) Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Ogawa Nobuyuki
In situ observation of biofilm formation at very early stage by scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Kakenhi (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research) Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): HIRAI Nobumitsu
Biomineralization of Biofilms formed on iron and steel
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Kakenhi (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research) Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): IKEGAI Hajime
Research & Development for physical treatment of scales in geothermal power generation utilizing hot spring heat.
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization: Research and Development of controlling scales for Geothermal generation
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Tohji Kazuyukii


特願2014-036716 : Anti-fouling composite coating to control biofilm formation
Hideyuki Kanematsu, Takeshi Kogo, Miwa Noda, Noriyuki Wada, Shigekazu Mizukoshi, Katsuhiko Sano
Method for Producing a Tin-Nikel Alloy Film
US 6,602,354
Method for Producing a Tin-Nickel Alloy Film
US 6,527,881,B2
Method for Producing a Tin-Nickel Alloy Film
JP Patent 3388408,(DN:Tokukai/2002-180283 filing date:24/10/2000)
Method for Producing a Tin-Nickel Alloy Film
JP Patent 3388410, (DN:Tokukai/2002-129375 filing date:12/12/2000)