Need for Mathematics Researchers in Industry: From Standpoint of an Industrial Researcher

  • Shinichiro Nakamura
Conference paper
Part of the Mathematics for Industry book series (MFI, volume 1)


This note discusses the need for mathematics researchers in industry from the standpoint of an industrial researcher, based on my experience in the areas of molecular science simulations in the chemical industry. I will explain why mathematics researchers are vital to industry, as well as prove why working in industry is appealing to mathematics researchers. Mathematicians are the key of success in fundamental and applied researches in industry.


Molecular science Research volume Industrial problem 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nakamura LaboratoryRIKEN Research Cluster for InnovationWakoJapan

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