ITO Akihiko

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ITO Akihiko
Yokohama National University
Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences Division of Artificial Environment and Information
Job title
Associate Professor
Master(Engineering)(Tohoku University), Docter(Engineering)(Tohoku University), Master(Engineering)(Tohoku University), Docter(Engineering)(Tohoku University)
Research funding number


Akihiko Ito received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. His dissertation was on the electrical properties of alkaline-earth ruthenate thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition.

After a two-year post-doctoral appointment working on generation of vector laser beam, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Japan, he joined the Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan in 2009, where he was an assistant professor. He is currently an associate professor with the Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan. His current research interests include synthesis of self-organized nanostructured ceramic coatings for structural and functional materials via chemical vapor deposition with an intense laser field.

Dr. Ito is a member of the Ceramic Society of Japan, the American Ceramic Society, the Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy, and the Japan Society of Applied Physics.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Associate Professor, Yokohama National University
Apr 2009
Mar 2016
Assistant Professor, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
Apr 2007
Mar 2009
Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University


Apr 2003
Mar 2007
Department of Materials Processing, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Tohoku University
Apr 2001
Mar 2003
Department of Materials Processing, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Tohoku University
Apr 1997
Mar 2001
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tohoku University

Awards & Honors

Jun 2017
Award of the Outstanding Papers Published in the JCS-Japan in 2016, The Ceramic Society of Japan
Winner: A. Ito, L.Q. An, T. Goto
Harada Young Research Award, The Honda Memorial Foundation
Winner: A. Ito
The 66th CerSJ Progress Awards for Young Scientists, The Ceramic Society of Japan
Winner: A. Ito
The 21st Tokin Research Award, Tokin Foundation for Advancement of Science and Technology, The TOKIN Science and Technology Foundation
Winner: A. Ito
Jun 2018
YNU Research Contribution Award, Yokohama National University
Winner: A. Ito

Published Papers

M. Ikai, A. Ito
Ceramics International   45(10) 13567-13570   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
M. Ishizawa, H. Fujishiro, T. Naito, A. Ito, T. Goto
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   57(2) 025502   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
T. Hara, H. Fujishiro, T. Naito, A. Ito, T. Goto
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   56(12) 125503   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
J. Chen, A. Ito, T. Goto
Materials Today: Proceedings   4(11) 11461-11464   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
A.M. Huerta-Flores, J. Chen, L.M. Torres-Martinez, A. Ito, E. Moctezuma, T. Goto
Fuel   197(1) 174-185   Jun 2017   [Refereed]


A. Ito
Journal of Japan Thermal Spray Society   55(4) 170-176   Oct 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
A. Ito
OYO BUTURI   85(7) 590-594   Jul 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
A. Ito, T. Goto
MATERIAL STAGE   13(4) 58-61   Jul 2013   [Invited]
A. Ito, T. Goto
Kinzoku   83(7) 622-629   Jul 2013   [Invited]
A. Ito, T. Goto
Bulletin of the Ceramics Society of Japan   52(4) 242-244   Apr 2017   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

T. Goto, A. Ito, A. Yoshikawa, S. Kurosawa, J. Pejchal (Part:Contributor, Chapter 4: Transparent High-Density Oxide Ceramics Prepared by Spark Plasma Sintering (p. 107–154))
Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd.   Nov 2016   ISBN:9789814745222
T. Goto, A. Ito (Part:Contributor, Chapter 6: Ceramic coatings as functionally graded materials)
Corona Publishing Co.,Ltd   May 2014   ISBN:9784339046298

Conference Activities & Talks

Chemical Vapor Deposition of Ytterbium Silicate Coatings for SiC Ceramic Matrix Composite
A. Ito, T. Hara
43rd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC 2019)   27 Jan 2019   The American Ceramic Society
Nanostructured ceramic coatings [Invited]
A. Ito
Yokohama Environment and Information Sciences International Forum 2018   19 Dec 2018   Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University

Research Grants & Projects

Development of Fiber-Matrix Interphase Coatings for SiC-CMC via Chemical Vapor Deposition
Japan Science and Technology Agency: 
Project Year: Sep 2014 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): A. Ito
International Exchange Grant for ICACC2019
Yokohama National University: 
Project Year: Jan 2019 - Feb 2019    Investigator(s): A. Ito
Fabrication of Alloy Nanoparticles under Intense Laser Field
Local Government: 
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Feb 2009    Investigator(s): A. Ito

Social Contribution

[TV or radio appearance]  Japan Science and Technology Agency  Aug 2018