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last modified:2017/09/21

Professor WATANABE Chihiro

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Science and Engineering
Professor

College and School Educational Field

Division of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
Division of Innovative Technology and Science, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology

Laboratory

Materials Science Lab. TEL:076-234-4677 FAX:076-264-6424

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Tokyo Institute of Technology Doctor Department of Innovative and Engineered materials 200203 Completed
Tokyo Institute of Technology Master Department of Innovation and Engineered Materials 199903 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Tokyo Institute of Technology 199703
【Degree】
Dr. Eng.

Career

Kanazawa University Faculti of Engineering Assistant Professor(2002/04/01-2003/03/31)
Kanazawa University Graduate School of Natural Science Associate Professor(2003/04/01-2006/05/31)
Kanazawa University Graduate School of Natural Science Lecturer(2006/06/01-2008/03/31)
Komatsu College Production system Stage Lecturer(2007/04/01-2008/03/31)
Kanazawa University College of Science and Engineering Associate Professor(2009/09/01-2015/09/30)
Kanazawa University Faculty of Mechanical Engineering  Professor(2015/10/01-)

Year & Month of Birth

1974/08

Academic Society



Japan Institute of Copper alloys
The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan

Award




○Best paper award(2006/11/11)
○Best Presentation Award(2008/06/02)
○Best Paper Award for young scientist(2007/09/21)
○Best Paper Award for young scientist(2007/09/21)

Specialities

Physical properties of metals/Metal-base materials、Structural/Functional materials、Material processing/Microstructural control engineering

Speciality Keywords

Mechanical properties of materials, Phase transformation, Dislocation, Precipitation, Copper alloys, Aluminum alloys, Magnesium alloys

Research Themes

Relationship between micro-structure and mechanical properties of metallic materials

Metallurgy of precipitation and phase transformation

Development of Copper-base alloys with high strength and electrical conductivity

Books

  •  Y. Watanabe, C. Watanabe, S. Miura and H. Miura Introduction of Material Science for Engineers CORONA PUBLISHING CO.,LTD. 2010/02
  •  Y. Watanabe, C. Watanabe, S. Miura and H. Miura Introduction of Mechanical Materials DTP Publishing 2009/03

Papers

  •  Cyclic deformation and development of dislocation structures in a centrifugally cast Al-Al3Ti of functionally graded material MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS JIM 41 10 1322-1328 2000/10
  •  Effect of distributed Fe particles in low-cycle fatigue behavior of Cu-Fe alloy single crystals Materials Science and Engineering A A319-321 506-510 2001/12
  •  Low-cycle fatigue and microstructure of Cu-Fe single crystals with double-slip orientation INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FATIGUE Vol.24 Issue 7 713-812 2002/07
  •  Microstructural evolution during low-cylce fatigue of a 3003 Aluminum alloy Materials Science and Engineering A A319-321 592-596 2001/12
  •  Rearrangement of fatigue dislocation structure in copper single crystals associated with reduction of the plastic strain amplitude Pholosophical Magazine A Vol. 82 No. 7 1317-1330 2002/07

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  •  Coarsening of spherical Cu particles in an alpha-Fe matrix ISIJ INTERNATIONAL 44 2 442 2004/02
  •  Coarsening of Al3Sc precipitate particles in an Al-0.28 wt pct Sc alloy METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIAL 35A 3003-3008 2004/09
  •  Discontinuous precipitation in {100} planes in a Cu-5.7wt% Ag alloy single crystals PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE LETTERS 84 349 2004/10
  •  Low-cycle fatigue behavior and dislocation structure of an Al-Mg-Sc alloy MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROST 387-389 552-555 2004/12
  •  Initiation and growth of the discontinuous precipitation reaction at [011] symmetric tilt boundaries in Cu-Be alloy bicrystals ACTA MATERIALIA 53 1 1253-1261 2005/01
  •  Ostwald ripening of Al3Sc particles in an Al-Mg-Sc alloy D. Watanabe, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen, K. Tazaki 55 4 169-174 2005/04
  •  Initiation and growth of the discontinuous precipitation reaction at [011] symmetric tilt boundaries in Cu-Be alloy bicrystals R. Monzen, C. Watanabe, D. Mino, S. Saida ACTA MATERIALIA 4 53 1253-1261 2005/04
  •  Microstructure evolution of an ultra fine-grained Al-Mg-Sc alloy during annealing Proceedings of 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy 775 2004/05
  •  Low-cycle fatigue behavior in an Al-1wt%Mg-0.27wt%Sc alloy Proceedings of 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy 815 2005/05
  •  Ostwald ripening of Al3Sc precipitates in an Al-Sc alloy Proceedings of 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy 819 2005/05
  •  Precipitation behavior of a Cu-In alloy single crystal Proceedings of 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy 817 2005/05
  •  Discontinuous precipitation in {100} planes in a Cu-5.7wt%Ag alloy single crystal Proceedings of 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy 821 2004/05
  •  Microstructure and mechanical properties of Cu-Ni-Si alloy 54 7 717-723 2005/07
  •  Nucleation and growth of discontinuous precipitation reaction in Cu-0.75mass%Be bicrystals R. Monzen, C. Watanane, K. Higashimine 44 1 34-38 2005/10
  •  Effects of P and Cr addition on microstructure and mechanical properties of a Cu-4.0mass%Ni-0.95mass%Si alloy 4 1 50-54 2005/10
  •  Effect of applied stress on precipitation of Guinier-Preston Zones in a Cu-0.9wt%Be single crystal R. Monzen, C. Watanabe, T. Seo, T. Sakai PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE LETTERS 85 11 603-612 2005/11
  •  Elastic state of rod-shaped Ag precipitates in a Cu-5.7wt%Ag single PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE LETTERS 86 2 65-73 2006/02
  •  Improvement of mechanical properties in a Cu-4.0mass%Ni-0.95mass%Si-0.02mass%P alloy 45 1 16-22 2006/09
  •  Coarsening of Co precipitates in a Cu-Co alloy 45 1 16-22 2006/09
  •  Effect of annealing on high-cycle fatigue of an Al-Mg-Sc alloy produced by equal-channel angular pressing 55 9 837-842 2006/09
  •  Coarsening behavior of Al3Sc precipitates in an Al-Mg-Sc alloy MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS 149 9 2285-2291 2006/09
  •  Bend formability and microstructure in a Cu-4mass%Ni-1mass%Si-0.02mass%P alloy 70 9 750-755 2006/09
  •  Precipitation Processes in a Cu-0.9mass%Be Single Crystal Ryoichi Monzen, Tsutomu Seo, Toshiro Sakai, Chihiro Watanabe MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS 47 12 2925-2934 2006/12
  •  Cyclic deformation of Al-Mg single crystals with a single slip orientation T. Fujii, S. Uju, C. Watanabe, S. Onaka Materials Science Forum 561-565 2297-2300 2007/01
  •  Metastable Precipitates and their misfit strains in a Cu-0.9wt%Be single crystals R. Monzen, T. Sakai and C. Watanabe Materials Science Forum 561-565 2297-2300 2007/01
  •  Mechanical properties of Cu-4.0wt%Ni-0.95wt%Si alloys with and without P and Cr addition C. Watanabe, F. Nishijima, R. Monzen and K. Tazaki Materials Science Forum 561-565 2321-2324 2007/01
  •  Ostwald Ripening of Co Precipitates in a Cu-1mass%Co alloy Daizen Watanabe, Kouji Higashi, Chihiro Watanabe, Ryoichi Monzen Jornal of Japan Institute of Metals 71 2 151-157 2007/02
  •  Coarsening kinetics of Al3Sc precipitates in an Al-Mg-Sc alloy aged at 573K D. Watanabe, C. Watanabe and R. Monzen MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS JIM 48 6 1571-1574 2007/06
  •  Mechanical and Electrical Properties and Microstructure in Cu-Ni-Be alloys 56 6  531-536 2007/06
  •  Mechanical properties of Cu-Cr system alloys with and without Zr and Ag C. Watanabe, R. Monzen and K. Tazaki JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE 43 3 813-819 2008/03
  •  Effects of Al3Sc particle size and precipitate-free zones on fatigue behavior and dislocation structure of an aged Al-Mg-Sc alloy C. Watanabe, R. Monzen and K. Tazaki INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FATIGUE 30 4 635-641 2008/04
  •  Coarsening behavior of Co precipitates in Cu-Co alloys D. Wtanabe, C. Watanabe and R. Monzen METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIAL 39 4 725-732 2008/04
  •  Investigation on Stress Relaxation Behavior in Cu-Ni-Sn-P Alloys 72 6 427-432 2008/06
  •  Effect of coherency on coarsening of second-phase precipitates in Cu-base alloys Daizen WATANABE, Chihiro WATANABE and Ryoichi MONZEN JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE 43 11 3817-3824 2008/08
  •  Microstructure and mechanical properties of Cu-Ni-Si alloys Ryoichi Monzen and Chihiro Watanabe MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROST 483-484,117-119 2008/08
  •  Dimensional Change and Precipitation Behavior in a Cu-Be-Co Alloy Aged at 320oC R. Monzen, T. Hasegawa and C. Watanabe Journal of the JRICu 47 1 131-136 2008/08
  •  Stress Relaxation Property of Cu-Ni-Sn-P Alloys F. Nishijima, Y. Hosoda, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen and K. Nomura Journal of the JRICu 47 1 50-55 2008/08
  •  Misfit strains of precipitated pahses and dimensional changes in Cu-Be alloys C. WATANABE, T. SAKAI and R. MONZEN PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE A-PHYSICS OF CONDENSED MATTER STRUCTURE DEFECTS AND 88 9,1401-1410 2008/09
  •  Coarsening of Co-rich precipitates in a Cu-Co-Fe ternary alloy Chihiro WATANABE, Daizen WATANABE and Ry JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE 43 11 3817-3824 2008/11
  •  Fatigue Behavior of a Thermomechanically-Treated W-Mo Type High-Speed Steel T. Mitani, M. Terasawa, T. Hasegawa, C. Watanabe and R. Monzen 72 11 847-851 2008/11
  •  Determination of the interface energies of spherical, cuboidal and octahedral face-centered cubic precipitates in Cu-Co, Cu-Co-Fe and Cu-Fe alloys D. Watanabe, C. Watanabe and R. Monzen ACTA MATERIALIA 57 6 1899-1911 2009/06
  •  Effect of prior deformation on dimensional change and precipitation process in a Cu-1.8wt%Be-0.2wt%Co alloy aged at 320oC R. Monzen, T. Hasegawa and C. Watanabe PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE LETTERS 89 1 1-11 2009/01
  •  Mechanical properties of Cu-Ni-Si and Cu-Ni-Be alloy systems K. Shimodaira, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen, H. Sato, Y. Watanabe Journal of Japan Research institute for advanced copper-base materialas and technologies 1 48 135-139 2009/08
  •  Stress relaxation properties of Cu-Ni-Si and Cu-Ni-Be alloy systems K. Shimodaira, N. Tanabe, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen Journal of Japan Research institute for advanced copper-base materialas and technologies 1 48 140-143 2009/08
  •  High-temperature fatigue property of a W-Mo type high-speed steel M. Terasawa, T. Hasegawa, T. Mitani, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen Tetsu-to-Hagane 9 95 27-31 2009/09
  •  Effect of coherency on coarsening of second-phase precipitates in Cu-base alloys JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE 43 3817-3824 2008/11
  •  Ostwald ripening of coherent and semi-coherent particles in Cu-base alloys Proceedings of The 9th Asia-Pacific microscopy conference 505 2008/11
  •  Precipitation sequence in a Cu-Ni-Be alloy Proceedings of The 9th Asia-Pacific microscopy conference 2008/11
  •  Influence of Nitrogen on fatigue properties of a high-speed steel Proceedings of The 9th Asia-Pacific microscopy conference 595 2008/11
  •  Influence of heavily plastic deformation on precipitation behavior in a Cu-1.8wt%Be-0.2 wt%Co alloy at 320oC Proceedings of The 9th Asia-Pacific microscopy conference 641 2008/11
  •  Low-cycle fatigue and dislocation structure of Al-Mg alloy with Sc at elevated temperature Proceedings of The 9th Asia-Pacific microscopy conference 599 2008/11
  •  Effect of an applied stress for discontinuous precipitation in a Cu-Be alloy Proceedings of The 9th Asia-Pacific microscopy conference 643 2008/11
  •  Coarsening of cuboidal Al3Sc precipitates in an Al-Mg-Sc alloy C. Watanabe,D. Watanabe, R. Tanii, R. Monzen PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE LETTERS 2 90 103-111 2010/02
  •  Effect of applied stress on nucleation and growth of precipitates in a Cu-Be-Co alloy R. Monzen, T. Terazawa and C. Watanabe Material Science Forum 2010/06
  •  Low-cycle fatigue behavior of an Al-Mg-Si alloy with and without a small addition o Sc C. Watanabe and R. Monzen Material Science Forum 654-656 938-941 2010/06
  •  Influence of external stress on discontinuous precipitation behavior in a Cu-Ag Alloy METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIAL 41 1936 2010/08
  •  Effect of an applied stress on discontinuous precipitation in a Cu-Ag alloy C. Watanabe and R. Monzen Journal of Physics:Conference Series 240 012002 2010/08
  •  Effect of external stress on discontinuous precipitation in a Cu-2.1wt%Be alloy R. Monzen, T. Hasegawa and C. Watanabe PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE A-PHYSICS OF CONDENSED MATTER STRUCTURE DEFECTS AND 10 90 1347-1358 2010/10
  •  Precipiptation process in a Cu-Ni-Be alloy C. Watanabe and R. Monzen SOLID STATE PHENOMENA 172-174 432-436 2011/06
  •  Deformation of Cu-Be-Co alloys by aging at 593K MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS 52 1685 2011/08
  •  Effect of an applied stress on discontinuous precipitation in a Cu-Ag alloy C. Watanabe and R. Monzen Journal of Physics:Conference Series 240 012167 2010/08
  •  Mechanical properties of precipitation strengthening Cu-base alloys highly deformed by ARB process Procedia Engineering 10 2417 2011/10
  •  Bend formability and strength of Cu-Be-Co alloys JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE 46 4284 2011/12
  •  Coarsening of d-Ni2Si precipitates in a Cu-Ni-Si alloy C. Watanabe and R. Monzen JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE 12 46 4323-4335 2011/12
  •  Effects of microstructure on fatigue behavior of an Al-Mg-Sc alloy at an elevated temperature MATERIALS SCIENCE FORUM 706-709 426 2012/01
  •  Stress-assisted nucleation and growth of γ" and γ' precipitates in a Cu-1.2wt% Be-0.1wt%Co alloy aged at 320oC PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE A-PHYSICS OF CONDENSED MATTER STRUCTURE DEFECTS AND 91 1 2012/03
  •  The effect of stress axis on fatigue behavior of pure Al single crystals with single slip orientation Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Strength of Materials 135 2012/08
  •  Influence of Co on Strength and Microstructure of Cu-Ni-Co-Si Alloy K. Izawa, A. Ozawa, K. Kita, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen Journal of the Society of Material Science 63 5 401-408 2014/05
  •  Influence of Co on Strength of Cu-Ni-Co-Si Alloy A. Ozawa, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen Materials Science Forum 783-786 2468-2473 2014/05
  •  Improvement in mechanical properties of a Cu-2.0mass%Ni-0.5mass%Si-0.1mass%Zr alloy by combining both accumulative roll-bonding and cryo-rolling with aging MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS 51 1 1 2013/01
  •  Microstructure and aging behavior of Cu-Be alloy processed by high-pressure torsion Chihiro Watanabe, Ryoichi Monzen, Seiichiro Ii and Koichi TSUCHIYA Materials Science Forum 783-786 2707 2014/05
  •  Influence Thermomechanical Treatment on Strength of a Cu-21mass%-5.5mass%Sn alloy A. Ozawa, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen, N. Muramatsu Journal of Japan Institute of Metalls and Materials 76 9 344-349 2014/09
  •  Discontimuous precipitation behavior and microstreucture in Mg-Al system alloys S. Takeshita, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen, S. Saikawa 64 10 470-475 2014/10
  •  Effect of external stress on nucleation of ellipsoidal ω precipitates in a Ti-20wt%Mo alloy R. Monzen, R. Kawai and C. Watanabe Journal of Materials Science 49 24 8244-8250 2014/12
  •  Effects of small addition of Ti on strength and microstructure of a Cu-Ni-Si alloy C. Watanabe, S. Takeshita, R. Monzen Metallurginal and Materials Transaction 46 6 2469-2475 2015/06
  •  Improvement of strength of  Cu-15wt%Ni-8wt%Sn alloy K. Matsuoka, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen, N. Muramatsu Journal of Japan Insititure of Copper 53 1 141-145 2015/08
  •  Effects of natural aging in age-hardening behavior of Cu-Be-Co and Cu-Ti alloys processed by high-pressure torsion  M. Hibino, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen, S. Ii, K. Tsuchiya Journal of Japan Insititure of Copper 53 1 32-36 2015/08
  •  Effects of Natural Aging on Age-Hardening Behavior of Cu-Be-Co and Cu-Ti Alloys Processed by High-Pressure Torsion Chihiro Watanabe, Masakazu Hibino, Ryoichi Monzen, Seiichiro Ii and Koichi Tsuchiya Materials Transactions 57 9 1471-1475 2016/09
  •  Growth Process of ω-precipitates in a Ti-20mass%Mo alloy Y. Shimogami, T. Oyama, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen Journal of Japan Institute of Metals 81 2 97-100 2017/02
  •  Heterogeneous nanostructure developed in heavily cold-rolled stainless steels and the specific mechanical properties H. Miura, M. Kobayashi, Y. Todaka, C. Watanabe, Y. Aoyagi, N. Sugiura, N. Yoshinaga Scripta Materialia 133 33-36 2017/02/16
  •  Effects of Natural Aging on Subsequent Artificial Age-hardening Behavior of Age-hardenable Cu Alloys Severely Deformed by High-Pressure Torsion Y. Tsuji, C. Watanabe, R. Monzen, Y. Oba, Y. Todaka Journal of Japan Insititute of Copper 56 1 62-65 2017/08/01
  •  Effects of Natural Aging on Age-Hardening Behavior of Cu-Be-Co and Cu- Ti Alloys Severely Deformed by High-Pressure Torsion M. Hibino, C. Watanabe, Y. Tsuji, R. Monzen, Y. Todaka, W. Sato Materials Transactions 58 10 1346-1350 2017/10

Conference Presentations

  • Evolution of Heterogeneous Nano Structure in 316LN Austenitic Stainless Steel by Heavily Cold-Rolling(conference:7th International Conference on Nanomaterials by Severe Plastic Deformation (NanoSPD7))(2017/07/01)
  • Hetero-Nano structure in heavily cold-rolled austenitic stainless steel (conference:9th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing)(2016/08/01)
  • Development of Hetero-Nano Structure in 316LN Austenitic Stainless Steel During cold-rolling(conference:International Conference on PROCESSING & MANUFACTURING OF ADVANCED MATERIALS)(2016/05/29)
  • Deformation Behavior of Ultra-fine Grained CP-Ti fabricated by Multi Directional Forging at Liquid Nitrgen Temperature (conference:Annual Meeting of Japan Institute of Metals)(2017/03/15)
  • Nano-indentation Hardness of Hetero-Nano structure in Heavily Cold Rolled Stainless Steels(conference:173rd Annual Meeting of The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan)(2017/03/15)

Arts and Fieldwork

Patent

○三浦博己・小林正和・戸高義一(豊橋技科大)・青柳吉輝(東北大学)・渡邊千尋(金沢大学)、 豊橋技術科学大学・東北大学・金沢大学

Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○「TWIP効果を利用したバルクナノ工業用純チタンの超高強度化と高延性化の実現」(2017-2019) 
○「巨大ひずみ加工による結晶粒超微細化強化と析出強化の同時利用の実現」(2013-2015)
○「高密度の変形双晶を含むバルクナノメタルの変形挙動のひずみ速度・温度依存性」(2013-2014) 
○「巨大ひずみ加工による結晶粒超微細化強化と析出強化の同時利用の実現」(2013-2015) 
○「Sc含有Al-Mg合金及びAl-Mg-Sc合金の高温疲労特性の評価と改善」(2007-2009) 
○「ナノ組織制御による銅基合金の電気的・機械的特性の高度複合化」(2007-2009) 
○「超微細結晶粒を持つAl-Mg-Sc合金の繰り返し変形における転位組織図の構築」(2004-) 
○「ECAE法による超微細結晶Al-Mg-Sc合金の熱的安定性の向上と疲労特性の評価」(2003-) 

Classes (Bachelors)

○Engineering Materials A(2017)
○Introduction to Micro-/Nano-Mechanics(2017)
○Engineering Materials B(2017)
○Field Exercise for Technical Intern A(2016)
○Field Exercise for Technical Intern B(2016)
○Field Exercise for Technical Intern B(2016)
○Engineering Materials(2016)
○Introduction to Micro-/Nano-Mechanics(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Material Science for Engineers(2017)
○Strenth of Materials and Physical Metallurgy(2017)
○Strenth of Materials and Physical Metallurgy(2017)
○Strenth of Materials and Physical Metallurgy(2017)
○Strenth of Materials and Physical Metallurgy(2017)
○Strenth of Materials and Physical Metallurgy(2016)
○Material Science for Engineers(2016)
○Topics in Mechanical Sciences 2(2016)
○Topics in Mechanical Sciences 3(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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