Phase transitions in strongly-correlated materials

  • Role of correlations (Coulomb correlation, spin-orbit coupling) in phase transitions
  • Superconductivity in BCS type or Cu/Fe-based superconductors
  • Structural stability and phonon induced structural transitions

Novel phenomena in Battery/Energy storage materials

  • Complex phase transitions and orderings during charge/discharge process
  • Lattice dynamics and ion diffusivity in solid state electrolytes
  • Advanced electrode material design with high stability and ion diffusivity

Machine learning and high-throughput calculations

  • Combination of first principles calculations and machine learning approach
  • Physical interpretability of machine learning/deep learning