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Naruo Sasaki, Japanese physicist, educator. Recipient Young Scientist award, Ministry Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 2005, Academic award, Seikei Alumni Association, 2005, Contribution to Academic Research award, Seikei Institute, 2006, Union Bank of Switzerland Special award, Nanotech. division, 2006, Excellent Poster award, ICSF, 2007.


Sasaki, Naruo was born on June 16, 1967 in Suginami-Ku, Japan. Son of Michio and Kumiko Sasaki.


Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, Japan, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, Japan, 1997.


Research fellow Japan Society Promotion of Science, Bunkyo-Ku, Japan, 1997—2000. Researcher Japan Science and Technology Agency, 2000—2002. From instructor department applied physics. delegate to associate professor department matrials and life science Seikei University, Musashino-Shi, Japan, 2002—2006, professor department materials and life science, since 2006.

Instructor Tsukuba University, Tsukuba-Shi, 2003, Osaka University, Suita-Shi, Japan, 2008.


  • Achievements include research in theory and simulation of nano-mechanics. Research in superlubricity of fullerence molecular bearings. Research in peeling and adhesion of carbon nanotube and graphene.

    Research in theoretical prediction and interpretation of the atomic-scale thermal fluctuation of Si(111) root3*root3-Ag surface in noncontact atomic force microscopy. Development of a multi-scale simulator of atomic lateral force microscopy using both density functional dynamic and classical mechanical theory. Development of chaos of microcantilever.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy, 2002, Superlubricity, 2007. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Chemical Society Japan, Surface Science Society Japan (chairman committee annual meeting 2007-2008, committee editor since 2008, committee public information since 2008, Paper of Year Gold medal 2005, Paper award 2006, Paper of Year Gold medal 2008), Japan Society Tribol. (Paper award 2007), Physics Society Japan, American Physical Society, Japan Society Applied Physics (Young Scientist award 2001).


Michio Sasaki

Kumiko Sasaki