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Muroran Institute of Technology
 Rare Earth Workshop 2024 (REWS2024)

22-23th June 2024

This REWS2024 will be a hybrid event, allowing participation both in person and online. 


Group photo REWS2023

"Under preparation"

Registration deadline:

    May 24, 2024, for the poster presentation nominated for the student poster award

    June 7, 2024, for all other attendees

Abstract submission deadline:

     May 31, 2024, for all poster presentations 


After 1st edition (June 2016, Rusutsu, Hokkaido, Japan), the 2nd edition (October 2017, Kasumigaseki, Tokyo, Japan), the 3rd edition (November 2018, Toya, Hokkaido, Japan), the 4th edition (October 2020, online), the 5th edition (October 2021, online), the 6th edition (November 2022, hybrid), and the 7th edition (November 2023, hybrid), the 8th edition of Muroran-IT Rare Earth Workshop 2024 (REWS2024) on “Innovative Development for Rare Earths Application” will be held on June 22-23, 2024 for the purpose of discussing the awareness of potential uses of rare earths. 

Invited speakers

(Plenary talk)

Prof. Nobuhito Imanaka (Osaka University) 

Dr. Sung-Min Lee (Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering & Technology) 
Dr. Sun Woog Kim (Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering & Technology) 
Dr. Yuttana Mona (Chiang Mai University) 
Dr. Naoyoshi Nunotani (Osaka University) 

Prof. Katsuya Shimizu (Osaka University)

Prof. Yasuchika Hasegawa (Hokkaido Univ.)

Prof. Yoshihiko Takano (NIMS)

Prof. Miki Hasegawa (Aoyama Gakuin Univ.)

Dr. Hiroshi Tanida (Toyama Pref. Univ.) 

Prof. Yuji Furukawa (Iowa State University)

Prof. Keitaro Kuwahara (Ibaraki University)

Dr. Yu Suetomi (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory)

comming soon...

Call for Abstract

Note: Please register first (see Registration), then move to the page on the Poster presentation. 

The template of the abstract will be available soon.


A tentative version will be available soon. 

Oral session

- both in-person and online -

The session consists of invited lectures only. The total time for the presentation and discussion will be 30 minutes.

Poster session

- in-person only -

Poster presenters will need to discuss their posters in person and print and display them physically. Students are encouraged to submit their registrations for awarding the poster prize. 

The detailed instructions will be available soon. 


All attendees except for the invited speakers must enter their information via our online registration form. The form will be available soon. 

Venue & Access

Lecture Hall in Building G called "Daigakukaikan", Muroran Institute of Technology

27-1 Mizumoto-cho, Muroran, Hokkaido 050-8585, Japan

Organizing Committees


  Chihiro Sekine (Muroran Institute of Technology)

Organization and Program

  Yusuke Amakai (Muroran Institute of Technology)

  Yukihiro Kawamura (Muroran Institute of Technology)

  Toshihiro Kuzuya (Muroran Institute of Technology)

  Yasuteru Mawatari (Muroran Institute of Technology) 

  Paolo Mele (Shibaura Institute of Technology)

  Keiki Takeda (Muroran Institute of Technology)

  Kazuhei Wakiya (Iwate University)

Contact Us

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