The Center for Rare Earths Research was established to address the urgent problems that are common to all humankind such as reduction of greenhouse gases from the viewpoint of materials engineering.
The Center conducts research on the themes of energy-saving materials, energyconversion materials, and so on. Furthermore, this Center is the driving forcebehind an education program. This program intends to provide graduate students from various disciplines with well-developed professional educationand advanced professional skills. Furthermore, the Center engages in thefollowing activities,