2015-2018 Post-doctoral researcher, Materials and Structures
Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2018- Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, IIR, Tokyo
Institute of Technology
Field of Specialization
Thermal Analysis /Physics and Materials Science
Laboratory for Materials and Structures（IIR, Tokyo Tech）
Research Hub Group：Materials and Devices international hub group
- Discovery of thermal conductivity switching materials utilizing metal-to-insulator transition
William F. Giauque Travel Award, CALCON, USA
- S. Kitani, M. Tachibana, N. Taira, and H. Kawaji, “Thermal study of the interplay between spin and lattice in CoCr2O4 and CdCr2O4”, Phys. Rev. B 87, (2013) 064402-1 – 064402-6.
- S. Kitani, M. Tachibana, and H. Kawaji, “Spin-glass-like behavior in ferromagnetic phase of CdCr2S4”, Solid State Commun. 179, (2014) 16-19.
- S. Kitani, M. Tachibana, and H. Kawaji, “Low-temperature thermal expansion behavior of the geometrically frustrated pyrochlore Tb2Ti2O7”, Solid State Commun. 247, (2016) 94–97.