University-Industry Cooperation and Research Program Division,
Research Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN

University-Industry Research Cooperation Societally Applied Scientific Linkage and Collaboration

University-Industry Cooperative Research Committees

Aims and Goals

The committee’s goal is to conduct and discuss scientific and technical researches on the manufacturing of high quality steel. In addition to researches on steelmaking, the committee is conducting researches on the environmental protection in steelmaking based on results of researches on steel production process.

Research Themes

1. Researches on steel manufacturing processes
2. Researches on ultraclean steel manufacturing
3. Researches on steel scrap recycling
4. Researches on environmental issues in the steel industry
5. Researches on impurities in steel and environmental analysis techniques for the steel industry

Committee Chairperson

Toshihiro Tanaka
Osaka University


October 1934

Membership Composition   (As of Apr.2017)

Academia: 82
Industry: 57
Total membership: 139

Committee Achievements and Special Activities

Publication of Thermodynamic Data for Steelmaking, edited by Mitsutaka Hino and Kimihisa Ito, Tohoku University Press, Sendai
International symposium:Symposium on Highly Innovative Novel Operations Future Steelmaking Metallurgy, held May 23–25, 2010