Satoshi Okamoto

Research Staff

  • Ph.D,  Physics, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 2001
  • M. Eng, Applied Physics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, 1998
  • B. Eng, Applied Physics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, 1996

Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisors:

  • Graduate, Prof. Sadamichi Maekawa (Tohoku)
  • Postdoc, Profs. Kanetada Nagamine & Masahiko Iwasaki (RIKEN) and Prof. Andrew J. Millis (Columbia)

Research Interest:

Condensed matter theory; strongly-correlated electron systems, interface phenomena.

Professional Experience:

  • 2006–present Research Staff, Materials Science Technology Division, ORNL
  • 2003–2006 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Physics, Columbia University (Supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, April 2003-March 2005)
  • 2001–2003 Special Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN)
  • 1998–2001 Research Fellow, Tohoku University (Supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

Awards

American Physical Society (APS) Fellow (2016).
The 2006 IUPAP Young Scientist Medal in the field of magnetism, for theoretical/computational work, August 2006.