Organization & Admin
SKCM2 is led by the Center Director, Dr. Ivan Smalyukh. SKCM2 was established with 19 Principal Investigators (PIs) that are located at Hiroshima University and at other Japanese and international universities and work across diverse disciplines while collaborating to create the new paradigm of knotted chiral meta matter.
SKCM2 and the Center Director are supported by the Steering Committee, which helps to ensure the effective administrative and technical support of research, education, and outreach/dissemination.
Steering Committee Members
Director: Ivan Smalyukh
Administrative Director: Shinichi Tate
Deputy Director for Education: Katsuya Inoue
Deputy Director for Science: Hikaru Yabuta
Deputy Director for Outreach and Dissemination: Yuka Kotorii
Diversity and Human Resources Lead: Misako Aida
Grant Administrator Lead: Noriko Shiomitsu