Personnel Information




Institute of Science and Technology

Academic Group

Environmental Science and Technology



Mail Address

E-mail address

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Niigata University, Faculty of Science

    University, 1986.03, Graduated, JAPAN

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Niigata University, Graduate School, Division of National Science and Technology

    Doctor's Course, 1991.09, Completed, JAPAN

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • Niigata University Graduate School of Science and Technology Environmental Science and Technology Earth Science, Professor, 2013.03 -

  • Niigata University Faculty of Science Department of Geology, Professor, 2013.03 -

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • Nihon University College of Humanities and Sciences, Research Associate, 1995.04 - 1999.03

  • Arizona State University, Postdoctoral Research Associate, 1999.03 - 2012.09

  • University of New Mexico, Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2002.12 - 2004.08

  • Indiana University, Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2004.09 - 2005.08

  • Johns Hopkins University, Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2004.09 - 2005.08

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Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • Mineralogical Society of America, 1999.01 - , UNITED STATES

  • Microscopy Society of America, 1999.01 - , UNITED STATES

  • Japan Asociation of Mineralogical Sciences, 2013.01 - , JAPAN

  • The Japanese Society of Microscopy, 2013.01 - , JAPAN

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Petrology/Mineralogy/Economic geology


Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Crystal structures of laihunite and intermediate phases between laihunite-1M and fayalite: Z-contrast imaging and ab initio study, Xu, H. F., Shen, Z. Z., Konishi, H., Fu, P. Q., Szlufarska, I., American Mineralogist, Vol.99, No.5-6, pp.881-889, 2014.05, English

    DOI:10.2138/am.2014.4691, Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship

  • Rapid control of phase growth by nanoparticles, Lian-Yi Chen, Jia-Quan Xu, Hongseok Choi, Hiromi Konishi, Song Jin, Xiao-Chun Li, Nature Communications, Vol.5, 2014, English

    DOI:10.1038/ncomms4879, Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship

  • Iron Isotope Composition of Particles Produced by UV-Femtosecond Laser Ablation of Natural Oxides, Sulfides, and Carbonates, d'Abzac, F. X., Beard, B. L., Czaja, A. D., Konishi, H., Schauer, J. J., Johnson, C. M., Analytical Chemistry, Vol.85, No.24, pp.11885-11892, 2013.12, English

    DOI:10.1021/ac402722t, Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship

  • Testing the cation-hydration effect on the crystallization of Ca-Mg-CO3 systems, Xu, J., Yan, C., Xu, J., Yan, C., Zhang, F. F., Konishi, H., Xu, H. F., Teng, H. H., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol.110, No.44, pp.17750-17755, 2013.10, English

    DOI:10.1073/pnas.1307612110, Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship

  • Nanoparticle-Induced Superior Hot Tearing Resistance of A206 Alloy, Choi, H., Cho, W. H., Konishi, H., Kou, S., Li, X. C., Metallurgical and Materials Transactions a-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, Vol.44A, No.4, pp.1897-1907, 2013.04, English

    DOI:10.1007/s11661-012-1531-8, Research paper (scientific journal), Multiple Authorship

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Chapter 3. Nanostructures of Natural Iron Oxide Nanoparticles. In: Nature's Nanostructures (Eds: Amanda S. Barnard and Haibo Guo) , Konishi H., Xu, H., Guo H., Pan Stanford Publishing, 2012.02, English

    Scholarly Book, Multiple Authorship

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2014.04 - 2017.04