Course Field of Research
Science and Technology Mathematics and Physics Mathematical Sciences
Applied Mathematics
Solid State Physics
Theoretical Particle Physics
Frontier Materials Chemistry Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Inorganic / Analytical Chemistry
Global Environment and Disaster Prevention Sciences Cosmology and Cosmic Ray Research
Geology and Petrology
Electronics and Information Technology Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Computer Engineering
Information Engineering
Computational Engineering and Science
Mechanical Science and Engineering Mechanical and Intelligent Material Systems
Thermal Fluid Engineering of Various Systems
Instrument and Control Engineering
Medical System Engineering
Sustainable Energy Advanced Energy Materials
Energy Conversion Engineering
Wind and Ocean Energy Engineering
Geothermal Engineering

Mathematics and Physics

Field of Research Staff Research Activities
Mathematical Science, Applied Computational Science
Mathematical Sciences
Applied Mathematics
EI, Hiromi Ergodic Theory (Fractal, Quasi-periodic tiling)
KON, Masamichi Analysis of various types of optimal location problems, and construction of efficient algorithms for those problems
SAKAKI, Makoto Differential Geometry
TACHIYA, Yohei Transcendental Number Theory
TSUTAYA, Kimitoshi Partial Differential Equations, Applied Analysis
NAGASE, Noriaki Stochastic differential equations and stochastic control
BETSUMIYA, Koichi Algebraic Combinatorics, Coding Theory
MIURA, Tatsuhiko Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical Fluid Mechanics
MORI, Shintaro Stochastic process, Data science
UEYAMA, Kenta Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, Ring Theory, Representation Theory
Materials Physics and Astrophysics
Theoretical Particle Physics SATO, Matsuo Theoretical physics, especially theoretical elementary particle physics and superstring theory
Solid State Physics GORYO, Jun Theoretical condensed matter physics, mainly, superconductuvity…etc
MIYANAGA, Takafumi Condensed Matter Physics / Materials Science.
Structural Dynamics (Phase Transitions, Chemical Reactions, Surface Processes, Nonequilibrium states) , XAFS / Synchrotron Radiation.
TEZUKA, Yasuhisa X-ray Spectroscopic Studies on Electronic State of Dielectrics and Strongly Correlated Materials.
AZUHATA, Takashi Optical Properties of Semiconductors.
ENTA, Yoshiharu Atomic Structures, Electronic Structures, and Chemical Reactions on Semiconductor Surface/Interface.
SUZUKI, Yuushi Interface Science of Materials Surface Vibrational Spectroscopy Low-Dimensional Low-energy Physics.
FUJIKAWA, Yasunori Structural analysis and property measurement on surfaces, thin films and nanostructures by means of multi-probe STM
MASUDA, Ryo Study of local electronic/vibrational states of condensed matters through various probe beams, mainly Mössbauer spectroscopy
Astrophysics ASADA, Hideki Theoretical Astrophysics, especially General Relativity and Cosmology (Gravitational Lens, Gravitational Waves, Dark Matter, Dark Energy).
SENDOUDA, Yuuiti Theoretical physics, cosmology and gravity
TAKAHASHI, Nobusuke High Energy Cosmic Ray Physics by Computer Simulation and Large Area Air Shower Experiments.

Frontier Materials Chemistry

Field of Research Staff Research Activities
Organic Chemistry ITO, Shunji Study on the Creation of Novel Functional Organic Materials Using Advanced Synthetic Methodologies.
KAWAKAMI, Jun Design, Synthesis and Application of Novel Fluorescent Chemosensor for Ion and Molecule Recognition.
TAKEUCHI, Daisuke Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Synthesis and Function of Polymers with Novel Structures
HAGIHARA, Masaki Development of functional biomolecules with potential applications in energy, environment, and biomedical fields
Physical Chemistry ABE, Toshiyuki Development of Visible-Light-Induced Photoenergy Conversion System on the Basis of Design and Fabriation of Organic Photodevices.
SAGISAKA, Masanobu Development of Novel Functional Molecular Assemblies and Their Applications
MIYAMOTO, Ryo Electron Paramagnetic Resonance and Ab Initio Calculation of Transition Metal and Rare-Earth Metal Complexes: Molecular Structure, Electronic and Spin Structure
YAMAZAKI, Shohei Theoretical Study of Chemical Reactions Using High-Level Quantum Chemical Calculations
KUREHA, Takuma Evaluation of physical properties and design of polymeric materials using light scattering and spectroscopy
Inorganic / Analytical Chemistry OKAZAKI, Masaaki Synthesis and Functionality of Redox-Responsive Transition-Metal Complexes and Clusters
MASUNO, Atsunobu Syntheses, physical properies, and structural analyses of functional glasses and ceramics prepared by a levitation technique
KITAGAWA, Fumihiko Development of Integrated High Performance Separation and High Sensitive Detection Systems Based on Microscale Electrophoresis
NODA, Kaori
OHTA, Shun Green Catalytic Transformations with Magnesium as an Energy Source

Global Environment and Disaster Prevention Sciences

Field of Research Staff Research Activities
Cosmology and Cosmic Ray Research ICHIMURA, Masakatsu Cosmic Ray Acceleration and Propagation Mechanisms
KASAI, Masumi Cosmology, Inhomogeneous Universe, Gravitational Lensing
TAKAHASHI, Ryuichi Cosmology, Dark Energy, Gravitational Lens, Gravitational Waves
Meteorology YATAGAI, Akiyo
ISHIDA, Sachinobu Land-atmosphere Interaction,
Local Meteorology,
Heat, Water and Carbon Cycle
Hydrology OKAZAKI, Atsushi Data assimilation, Hydrometeorological prediction, Global warming impact assessment, Paleoclimate reconstruction
Geology and Petrology ORIHASHI, Yuji Studies of igneous petrology, radioisotope chronology, geology and earth dynamics.
HORIUCHI, Kazuho Paleoclimatology, Geochronology, Accelerator Mass Spectrometry, Ice Core, Sediments, Tree Rings,
Relation between Celestial Phenomena and Global Climate
NEMOTO, Naoki Assessment of Marine Environment and Reconstruction of Paleoenvironment based on Foraminifer
SASAKI, Minoru Geology and Petrology of Arc Volcanoes
Seismology MAEDA, Takuto Theoretical and computational studies on seismic and tsunami wave propagation, estimations of heterogeneous earth structure and earthquake rupture process based on seismogram records, and development of real-time tsunami forecasting method
TAKANO, Tomoya Studies on temporal changes of elastic properties in the Earth’s structure.

Electronics and Information Technology

Field of Research Staff Research Activities
Electronics Engineering IMAI, Masashi Research and Development of Next-generation Asynchronous Circuits and System-on-Chips based on Network-on-Chip for Dependable Computer Systems
KANAMOTO, Toshiki Research on Semiconductor Device Modeling and Application of Semiconductors to Embedded Systems
KUROKAWA, Atsushi Research on the high-performance and high-reliability design technology (such as low-power, low-EMC, variation-aware high-quality communications, etc.) of semiconductor integrated circuits
KOBAYASHI, Yasuyuki Research on Green Devices based on Semiconductors
NAKAZAWA, Hideki Heteroepitaxy, Preparation of Semiconductor Thin Films Using Plasma Processes, Structure and Properties of Functional Thin Films of Carbon and Related Materials and Their Applications
WATANABE, Ryosuke Research on Photovoltaics and Surface Devices; Surface Modification and Treatment to Improve the Functionality of the Devices
Electronics and Computer Engineering ICHIJO, Kenji Multiprocessor Systems, Reconfigurable Systems, Computer Networks, Wavelet Analysis and its Applications
NARITA, Akiko Dynamic Load Balancing for Multi-processor System, Embedded System Software, Computer Network
Information Engineering ONOGUCHI, Kazunori Computer Vision and Image Processing
ZENIYA, Tsutomu Medical Image Processing and Computed Tomography
TAMBA, Sumio Data Analysis with Remote Sensing and GIS, Database System
MIZUTA, Satoshi Computational Analysis of Genome Sequences, and Development of the Analytical Algorithms
Computational Engineering and Science TANEDA, Akito Soft Computing, Evolutionary Algorithm, Nucleic Acid Sequence Analysis, Nanomaterials Simulation
OKAZAKI, Isao Study Algorithm, Software Implementation and Their Applications in a Field of Computational Science for Atoms, Molecules and Biomolecules

Mechanical Science and Engineering

Field of Research Staff Research Activities
Mechanical and Intelligent Material Systems SASAGAWA, Kazuhiko Development of functional and reliability evaluation method of micro- and nano-material systems, Biomechanical study on functional evaluation of medical and welfare devices
SATO, Hiroyuki Deformation characteristics of crystalline materials at high temperatures.
Strengthening, processing and life prediction of high performance structural materials.
FUJISAKI, Kazuhiro Characterization of mechanical properties of biological tissue Mechanical design in biomedical engineering
MINETA, Takahiro Improvement in mechanical properties of structural metallic materials based on structure control
Thermal Fluid Engineering of Various Systems SHIROTA, Minori Fluid mechanics and heat and mass transfer by flows containing bubbles, drops, or particles.
TORIKAI, Hiroyuki Science of firefighting and combustion engineering
OKABE, Takahiro Study of heat transfer phenomena in biological tissues
Accurate measurement of thermophysical properties and its application to medical diagnosis
MIYAGAWA, Taimei Study of computational biological fluid dynamics
Instrument and Control Engineering NAKAMURA, Masayuki Intelligent information processing in sensing and control systems using machine learning and optimization
IWATANI, Yasushi Vision-based robot control
SAITO, Hiroyuki Seismoelectric effect, Acoustic logging, Geometric correction of satellite images, Retrieval of synthetic aperture radar images.
TAKEI, Toshinobu
Medical System Engineering OKA, Kazuhiko Optical metrology and its biomedical application, Optical polarimetry, Optical manipulation
SAGAWA, Koichi Body-mounted biomechanical analysis system Quantitative evaluation of sense
HANADA, Yasutaka Laser processing, µ-TAS, Biophotonic measurement
HOSHINO, Takayuki
MORIWAKI, Takeshi Biomechanics of cardiovascular tissue
Development of measurement instrument for medical device design
YANO, Tetsuya Study on the Computer-Aided Design and Assessment of Cardiovascular Devices
CHEN, Xiaoshuai Surgical simulator, Virtual reality (VR), Biomechanics, Numerical calculation

Sustainable Energy

Field of Research Staff Research Activities
Advanced Energy Materials ITAKA, Kenji Semiconductor-based advanced energy materials (e.g. solar cells, thermoelectrics, capacitors).
IM, Hojun Development and applications of next-generation solar energy materials
CHISAKA, Mitsuharu Study on energy storage/conversion materials for electrochemical devices
Energy Conversion Engineering KOBAYASHI, Fumihisa Developments of the energy conversion process from plant and/or animal biomass and bioprocess using novel microorganism in order to keep the environment
SASAKI, Kazuya Research on devices and materials for energy conversion and resource recovery
MATSUSHITA, Yohsuke Fluid flow, heat amd mass transfer analysis with chemical reactions for energy conversion processes
YOSHIDA, Akihiro Developing novel catalysts and systems for biomass conversion, energy storage and lowering energy consumption of current processes
Ocean Energy Engineering KUBOTA, Takeshi Power conversion device, magnetic sensors / actuators and energy utilization by their devices.
Geothermal Engineering IOKA, Seiichiro Hydrology and geochemistry of geothermal systems.
WAKASA, Sachi Geothermo-morphology, Remote Sensing, in situ Cosmogenic Nuclide dating