Dr. Serizawa received her PhD degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan in 2008. She served as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA (2009–2010), and as an Assistant Professor at Osaka University, Japan (2011–2013) and at Shibaura Institute of Technology (2006–2007). Presently, she is an Associate Professor in Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan. She focuses on materials design of metallic and inorganic materials by means of microstructure control and surface modification. She has published more than 50 research articles.