Program Details

Message from GP-Spin Coordinator

The Graduate Program in Spintronics (GP-Spin) has been launched to educate global leaders in the emerging field of spintronics, in collaboration with overseas organizations. This program is based on the open-door policy of Tohoku University and our strength in the spintronics research field. In cooperation with overseas organizations, the GP-Spin aims to foster personalities who can play an active role in the international spintronics area.

We have selected excellent students to join GP-Spin. However, the program sets many challenges to the students, in addition to the requirements of a regular graduate school curriculum. For example a long-term research collaboration at a foreign organization is required, which will challenge the students. Nevertheless, overcoming these difficulties will foster their ability to play an active role in this dynamic field. I look forward to the students chosen by GP-Spin, growing up through the GP-Spin curriculum and to becoming front runners in the spintronics field.

To achieve this goal, we need the support from overseas organizations and researchers. I wish to cooperate with overseas research and education organizations in various forms such as the agreement for jointly supervised (or joint) degrees, international collaborative research, and qualifying examinations (QE). Placing the first priority on fostering excellent graduates in the field of spintronics, we are equipped with a flexible way of thinking to deal with various circumstances among different countries.
We would appreciate cooperation and advice from many people for this newly launched program.

Yoshiro HIRAYAMA
Professor, Graduate School of Science
GP-Spin Coordinator