Major in Science and Engineering   Major in Science of Environmental Systems
Major in Agricultural and Life Sciences

Major in Science and Engineering

 Mathematics Course
Academic Advisor Main Research Projects
Prof. J. Sugie Ordinary differential equations, function differential equations, difference equations and their applications to science
Prof. T. Nakanishi Complex analysis
Prof. A. Ueda Ring Theory
Prof. T. Yamada Differential geometry
Assoc. Prof. M. Aoki Number theory
Assoc. Prof. E. Matsuhashi General topology and geometric topology
Assoc. Prof. T. Watanabe Differential topology
Assoc. Prof. S. Maeta Differential geometry
Prof. D. Kuroiwa Optimization theory
Prof. T. Wada Partial differential equations
Assoc. Prof. Y. Saito Functional equations and mathematical biology
Assoc. Prof. T. Yamada Mathematical Statistics
Assoc. Prof. Y. Nakata Delay equations and structured population dynamics
Assoc. Prof. M. Iwamoto Mathematical modeling and applications
Assis. Prof. S. Suzuki Nonlinear analysis and mathematical programming
Information Systems Design and Data Science Course
Academic Advisor Main Research Projects
Prof. K. Aizawa DNA computing, Model of computation
Prof. H. Sakano Data science, Pattern recognition and machine Learning
Assoc. Prof. M. Suzuki Programming language, Programming education
Assoc. Prof. T. Hirotomi Well-being information technology
Assoc. Prof. A. Kanzaki Sensor network
Assis. Prof. Y. Yamada Information Retrieval
Assis. Prof. M. Shirai Data Science
Prof. M. Hirakawa Multimodal system design and development
Prof. K. Hamaguchi Digital design and design methodology
Prof. T. Kamiya Software engineering, Program analysis
Assoc. Prof. M. Iwami Term rewriting system, Automated theorem proving
Assoc. Prof. K. Hakuta Cryptography
Assis. Prof. H. Morizumi Algorithm and complexity theory
Assis. Prof. T. Sakai Data Science
Physics and Materials Science Course
Academic Advisor Main Research Projects
Prof. K. Fujiwara NMR study of physical properties in strongly correlated electron systems and search of exotic materials
Prof. H. Tanaka Condensed matter theory on the basis of first principles calculation, development of a new method for computational physics, and mathematical physics
Prof. N. Haba Researches of the standard model of high energy physics and beyond the standard model (Supersymmetry, Grand Unified Theory, Extra-Dimension theory etc.)
Prof. K. Miyoshi Magnetic, transport and superconducting properties of strongly correlated materials and their high pressure effect
Assoc. Prof. S. Tsukada Phase transitions and functions of ferroelectric materials probed by spectroscopic techniques, and development of new ferroelectric materials
Assoc. Prof. S. Nishigori Research on physical properties of strongly correlated electron systems etc., Development and application of techniques for thermal properties measurement under high pressures
Assoc. Prof. S. Mochizuki Nonperturbative methods in quantum field theory, including lattice gauge theory, Random matrix theory and its application to quantum physics, especially level statistics and quantum chaos
Assoc. Prof. T. Mutou Numerical study of exotic quantum states in strongly-correlated electron systems and quantum spin systems, and theoretical study of many-body problems based on statistical physics
Assoc. Prof. G. Motoyama Material research on strongly correlated electron systems and study of magnetic and transport properties under ultra low temperature
Prof. T. Kitamura Research on R&D management and innovation creation, especially promotion and effect of industry-university cooperation
Prof. K. Arakawa Studies on lattice defects in extreme environmental materials, using transmission electron microscopy
Prof. S. Morito Research on morphology and crystallography of materials with electron microscopies and electron diffraction analyses 
Assoc. Prof. H. Kitagawa  Research on preparation and physical properties of intermetallic compounds and ceramics materials for thermoelectric applications 
Assoc. Prof. M. Miyamoto Research on surface modification of plasma facing materials in fusion reactor
Assis. Prof. H. A. Pham Characterization of materials microstructure by using electron microscopy and diffraction technique. Evolution of materials microstructure during various manufacturing processes
Prof. I. Hiromitsu Optoelectronic devices based on organic semiconductors, especially organic solar cells
Prof. Y. Yamada Crystal growth of bulk and thin film superconductors and transparent conductors and improvement of their properties
Prof. Y. Kajikawa Research on new semiconductor materials for optical devices, Development of semiconductor opto-electronic devices utilizing superlattices and quantum well structures
Prof. Y. Fujita Preparation of ZnO thin films and nano-particles, and their applications to the optical devices and nano-medicine
Prof. H. Kageshima Advanced electronic materials research on mechanisms to manifest physical properties and on theories to control functions
Assoc. Prof. W. Yeh Development of Large Area Group 4 Semiconductor Devices for Thin-Film Transistors and solar cells
Assoc. Prof. T. Yoshida Carrier conduction mechanisms and transistor applications of oxide semiconductor particle layers
Assis. Prof. S. Funaki Research on development of novel fabrication methods in superconductor and transparent conductors for applications
Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Course
Academic Advisor Main Research Projects
Prof. F. Ashida Study on stress analyses of functional materials and structures
Prof. K. Yoshida Research on nonlinear control for systems with input and state constraints, such as active vibration control for structural systems and load transfer control for crane systems
Assoc. Prof. Z. Hai Research on non-destructive inspection and noise control for mechanical structures
Assoc. Prof. S. Li Static and dynamic behavior (strength & life, vibration & noise, lubrication & efficiency) of various kinds of gears used in space-exploring machines, robots and aircrafts
Assoc. Prof. M. Hamaguchi Research on damping transfer control using mobile robot and manipulator, damping actuator and welfare and nursing robot
Assoc. Prof. J. Shinjo Thermo-fluid dynamics of engines and aerodynamics of transportation vehicles
Assoc. Prof. T. Morimoto Mechanics and design of soft materials and flexible structures
Assoc. Prof. S. Tamura Characteristics of nonlinear dynamics and theory of vibration suppression for mechanical structures
Assis. Prof. T. Tsuzuki Global asymptotic stabilization problem for nonlinear control systems with non-Euclidean state spaces
Prof. M. Nawate Human information processing, instrumentation of human-computer interaction, and their application to well-being technology
Prof. H. Masuda Future high-capacity optical communication and ubiquitous networks utilizing opto-electronics technologies
Prof. F. Ito Optical sensing technologies by using lasers and optical fibers, and advanced optical measurement for evaluating optical devices
Prof. M. Yokota Optical Metrology focusing on interferometry including digital holography and image processing
Prof. S. Yano  
Assoc. Prof. H. Arakawa Study on the inverse problem analysis technique with a small number measurement and their application to the physical, medical and environmental fields
Assoc. Prof. T. Shimomai Remote sensing of Earth environments using electromagnetic waves
Assoc. Prof. W. Nakamura Analysis of non-invasively measured functional brain data and development of related signal processing methods
Assis. Prof. F. Ito Communication aids and software for severely disabled people
Assis. Prof. K. Kitamura Future high-capacity optical communication and ubiquitous networks utilizing opto-electronics technologies

Major in Science of Environmental Systems

  Earth Science Course
Academic Advisor  Main Research Projects
Prof. Y. Sampei Petroleum Geology, Organic Geochemistry
Prof. A. Kamei Igneous Petrology, Geodynamics, Geochemistry
Assoc. Prof. S. Endo Metamorphic Petrology, Structural Geology
Assoc. Prof. H. Ohira Resource Geology, Geochronology
Assoc. Prof. A. Auer Volcanology, Petrology, Natural Hazards
Assoc. Prof. M. Tasaka Solid Earth Science, Experimental Petrology, Mineral Physics
Prof. H. Ishiga Environmental Geology, Geochemistry, Environmental Science
Prof. T. Irizuki Paleontology, Stratigraphy
Prof. Y. Saito Sedimentary processes and environmental changes in the coastal zone
Prof. T. Sakai Sedimentology, Stratigraphy
Assoc. Prof. K. Seto Geological, sedimentological and paleontological studies on environmental change of estuary areas
Assoc. Prof. H. Hayashi Paleontology, Biostratigraphy
Assoc. Prof. K. Katsuki Environmental and ecological system reconstruction based on distribution and characteristics of phytoplankton fossils in lake sediment
Assoc. Prof. A. Tsujimoto Environmental assessment and paleoenvironmental analysis based on Meiobenthos (foraminifera)
Assis. Prof. H. Mukoyoshi Structural Geology, Tectonics
Prof. F. Wang Engineering Geology, Landslide
Assoc. Prof. K. Masumoto Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology
Assis. Prof. T. Shibi Geotechnical Engineering, Continuum Mechanics
Assis. Prof. T. Kogure Geomorphology, Engineering Geology
Environmental and Sustainability Sciences Course
Academic Advisor Main Research Projects
Prof. K. Itoh Genetic ecological study on pesticide-degrading microorganisms, Evaluation of pesticide side effects on microbial ecosystem, Ecology of endophytes
Prof. M. Ueno Studies on the expression of resistance in plant-microbe interaction
Prof. I. Kita Analysis of water use systems with mathematical programming and effective utilization of rainwater as water resource
Prof. J. Kihara Photomorphogenesis in phytopathogenic fungi
Prof. T. Kuwabara Development of the purification materials for the eco-engineering, and removal and recovery of the harmful matters
Prof. I. Takeda Water quality and hydrology in catchment area
Prof. T. Masunaga Enhancement and Control of soil ecosystem functions of plant production and environmental purification, Nutritional ecology in soil-water- plant ecosystems
Prof. R. Miyanaga Bee biology
Prof. A. Yano Plant environment photonics
Prof. K. Yamaguchi Aquatic environment analysis with benthic organisms and its application to renovating water environment
Prof. H. Yajima Ecological modelling and its application for the water quality improvement in lakes and reservoirs
Assoc. Prof. M. Ishii Performance based design and performance evaluation of irrigation facilities in multifunctional aspects
Assoc. Prof. Y. Izumi Physiological and biochemical study on seasonal adaptation of insect
Assoc. Prof. H. Kawaguchi Forest productivity, Forest regeneration
Assoc. Prof. M. Kubo Dynamics of riparian forest, Management of semi-natural grassland
Assoc. Prof. K. Kurata Biodiversity in coastal lagoon environments, Near shore ecology changes in Lake Shinji and Lake Nakaumi, Carbon and nitrogen transportation through food webs in shore of Lake Shinji and Lake Nakaumi
Assoc. Prof. K. Sato Development of technology for environmental restoration and resource recycling by soil ecological engineering
Assoc. Prof. K. Suyama Evaluation of pesticide side effects on microbial ecosystem, Development of teaching materials about pesticide
Assoc. Prof. T. Naganawa Spatial variation and diversity in soil ecology
Assoc. Prof. T. Hashimoto Estimation and evaluation of water source forest effects on water supply using simple hydrological models
Assoc. Prof. M. Horinouchi Ecology of fishes in nearshore habitats including seagrass beds, reed belts and mangrove areas
Assoc. Prof. T. Yamashita Nutrient dynamics in forest soils, Soil environment below tropical rain forest of Southeast Asia
Assis. Prof. K. Ueno Study on maintenance methods and disaster prevention and mitigation methods for irrigation and drainage facilities
Assis. Prof. S. Kawaida Community structures of estuarine macrobenthos
Ecological role of cellulose digesting enzymes of estuarine macrobenthos
Biological production of lower trophic levels and food web structures in estuarine ecosystems
Assis. Prof. S. Kim Study of the reservation measures of water environment in estuary using numerical model
Assis. Prof. H. Sato New conceptual flood control system to the excess flood of a river basin regarded as a management unit
Assis. Prof. M. Sato Maintenance of the overaged earth structures
Assis. Prof. K. Shimizu Ecology of arthropod community in tropical rain forest of South East Asia, Interactions among ants, the other arthropods and plants
Assis. Prof. G. Nagato My research is focused on the factors involved in the transformation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons into their more toxic congeners. These include factors such as bacteria and dissolved organic matter in aquatic environments.
Assis. Prof. A. Hashiguchi Microbiological control using UV-LED, Development of new wastewater treatment system
Assis. Prof. S. Hayashi

Study on microbe-microbe and microbe-plant interactions, Genetic study on pesticide-degrading ability in bacteria, Control of odorous compounds-producing cyanobacteria and actinomycetes in water ecosystems

Assis. Prof. K. Fukada Studies on dynamics of air in soil by acoustic measurement method
Assis. Prof. R. Fujimaki Biomass production and nutrient cycling in forest ecosystems
Assis. Prof. H. Yoshioka Collective motion of animals, Mathematical modelling of environmental and ecological dynamics
Assis. Prof. Y. Yoshioka Assessment of groundwater enviroments in regional scale
Assis. Prof. Z. Li Development of environment control system for agricultural cultivation facilities using photovoltaic and electrical engineering technologies
Chemistry Course
Academic Advisor Main Research Projects
Prof. Y. Nishigaichi Photochemical organic synthesis and selective organometallic reaction
Assoc. Prof. T. Kubota In-situ characterization of catalyst active sites using spectroscopy
Assoc. Prof. T. Ikeue Synthesis and characterization of prphyrinoid metal complexes with unique electronic states
Assoc. Prof. K. Nakata Development of catalytic asymmetric reactions and synthesis of optically active compounds
Assoc. Prof. M. Suzuki Structural organic chemistry and functional elucidation of novel aromatic compounds
Assis. Prof. H. Shiratori Development and theoretical study on photophysical properties of new photofunctional compounds
Prof. M. Handa Synthesis of new phthalocyanines and polymers containing metal-metal bonds
Prof. H. Miyazaki Fabrication and evaluation of sustainable ceramics and composites
Assoc. Prof. S. Sugahara Study on generation and behavior of hydrogen sulfide in brackish areas
Assis. Prof. Y. Kataoka Development of artificial photosynthetic system for hydrogen evolution and polynuclear complexes with unique magnetic properties
Assis. Prof. Y. Makinose Synthesis and evaluation of nano-size ceramics by solution process
Res. Assoc. M. Egawa Development of new determination method for chemical species in environmental waters and those application to a field
Prof. K. Omata Catalyst design by mathematical models for organic resources and evironmental protection
Prof. H. Yoshihara Analysis of fracture mechanics, vibration, strength, and deformation properties of wood and wood-based materials
Prof. I. Yamaguchi Synthesis, properties, and applications of functional polymers
Prof. H. Tanaka Synthesis of functional inorganic oxide particles and functional enhancement of inorganic oxide particles by surface and particle design
Prof. T. Takahashi Development of high-functional textile related products
Assoc. Prof. M. Yoshinobu Studies on recycling of woody biomass wastes, on functional utilization of ligno-cellulosics by chemical modification, and on evaluation of properties and sheet formation of Washi (traditional Japanese paper)
Assoc. Prof. T. Tsuji Fabrication and study of the formation mechanism of nano-sized materials using novel photo- and laser-process
Assoc. Prof. S. Katoh Functional utilization of untapped wood materials for the next generation sustainable agriculture
Assoc. Prof. R. Sasai Preparation of functional materials using 2-dimensional nanospace in layered inorganic compounds and its application for environment, energy, and resource fields
Assoc. Prof. H. Iida Development of functional organic molecules and polymers and their application to environmentally friendly chemical transformations
Assoc. Prof. D. Atarashi Socio-physical inorganic environmental materials
Assis. Prof. T. Fujimura Synthesis of molecular ssembly utilizing two-dimensional nanospace and development of photofunctional materials
Assis. Prof. A. Wang Development of novel polymer materials based on natural products
Architectural Design Course
Academic Advisor Main Research Projects
Prof. Y. Nakamura Seismic isolation and response control, Earthquake engineering
Prof. K. Sawada Seismic design, Corrosion, Structural optimization
Assoc. Prof. T. Shimizu Architectural environment design, Acoustics, Environmental psychological and physiology, Signal processing
Assis. Prof. J. Heo Light and visual environment, Environmental psychology and physiology, Lighting plan
Assis. Prof. N. T. Lan Noise control, Environmental policy
Prof. T. Hosoda Architectural planning, Architectural design
Prof. S. Sendai Theoretical study on world architectural history, historical urban history and children’s environment
Assoc. Prof. H. Kobayashi Wooden construction, Renovation of old house
Assis. Prof. S. Mishima Architectural planning
Assis. Prof. R. Inoue Landscape, Urban planning, Architectural and urban design

Major in Agricultural and Life Sciences

Life Sciences Course
Academic Advisor  Main Research Projects
Prof. K. Akama Studies on regulatory mechanism of tRNA gene expression and physiological function of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in plants
Prof. F. Aranishi Molecular evolutionary, ecological and conservative genetics of aquatic organisms
Prof. A. Nishikawa Mechanism of myogenesis and interdigital cell death in amphibian
Prof. N. Hirohashi Reproductive physiology of marine invertebrates
Prof. T. Matsuzaki Control mechanisms of hair formation and hair cycle
Prof. S. -J. Lin Plant reproduction and evolutional diversity
Assoc. Prof. H. Ishida Cell motility mechanisms of protists
Assoc. Prof. Y. Kodama Elucidation of the mechanism that establishes endosymbiosis between the ciliate Paramecium bursaria and Chlorella spp.
Assoc. Prof. T. Takahara Behavioral ecology and bio-monitoring using environmental DNA in aquatic animals
Assoc. Prof. A. Mougi Theoretical study on maintenance mechanism of biodiversity
Assoc. Prof. M. Yoshida Evolutionary genomics targeting non-model organisms in oceans
Assis. Prof. T. Akihiro Isolation and characterization of the novel membrane transport protein from the plant
Assis. Prof. K. Sugai Ecological genetics of woody plants on islands
Assis. Prof. Y. Yamaguchi Comparative physiology and endocrinology of body fluid regulation in vertebrates
Prof. T. Ishikawa Physiology and metabolism of ascorbic acid in plants and microalgae
Prof. M. Kawamukai Molecular genetics and application of yeast
Prof. T. Shiotsuki Chemical biology and molecular mechanisms in regulation of insect development and their application
Prof. T. Nakagawa Functional analysis of genes responsible for growth and development of plants
Prof. T. Yamamoto Biomedical applications of Raman spectroscopy
Prof. K. Yokota Biochemistry and molecular cell biology on health benefit of food-derived factors and biopharmaceuticals
Prof. K. Murota Elucidation of the bioavailability of lipophilic functional food factors
Assoc. Prof. I. Ikeda Design and synthesis of bioactive molecules
Assoc. Prof. T. Ogawa Metabolism and regulatory mechanism of cofactors in plants
Assoc. Prof. T. Kaino Elucidation of biosynthesis, regulatory mechanism and function of coenzyme Q (ubiquinone)
Assoc. Prof. M. Jisaka Structure and function of enzymes involved in lipid peroxidation and following reactions
Assoc. Prof. H. Shimizu Study on the relationship between food-derived intestinal bacterial metabolites or cyanobacteria-derived toxins, and pathogenesis of diseases
Assoc. Prof. Matsuo Cell signaling in fission yeast
Assoc. Prof. T. Maruta Redox control and stress response in plants
Assoc. Prof. K. Nishimura Membrane trafficking machinery of proteins in plant cells
Assoc. Prof. K. Yoshikiyo Molecular recognition engineering using cyclodextrins
Assis. Prof. M. Ishigaki  
Assis. Prof. T. Hachiya Mechanism of nitrogen sensing and responses in plants
Agricultural and Forest Sciences Course
Academic Advisor Main Research Projects
Prof. T. Ichinohe Feeding regimen of ruminant animal
Prof. S. Matsumoto Analysis of available nutrients and toxic heavy metals in soil
Assoc. Prof. M. Kadowaki Photosynthesis, Dry matter production
Assoc. Prof. K. Kobayashi Functional morphology and abiotic stress in crop science
Assoc. Prof. K. Ujiie Crop physiology, Development of cultivation techniques
Assis. Prof. F. Adachi Relationship between growing condition and crop production
Assis. Prof. S. Shiro Utilization of useful microbes in crop production
Assis. Prof. S-H. Song Physiological control of tissue development in animal body
Prof. T. Asao Hydroponics, Autotoxicity
Prof. K. Ohta Morphogenesis and its control in horticultural plants
Prof. N. Kobayashi Evaluation of plant genetic resources and its application
Prof. T. Matsumoto Fruit cultivation, Postharvest
Prof. Y. Tsurunaga Functional food
Assoc. Prof. H. Ikeura Analysis of the scent of vegetables, fruits and flowers
Assoc. Prof. T. Esumi Reproductive physiology in fruit and ornamental trees
Assoc. Prof. H. Tanaka Effective propagation in horticultural plants
Assoc. Prof. A. Nakatsuka Analysis of useful character gene in horticultural plants
Assis. Prof. T. Shibuya Light response of horticultural plants
Prof. Y. Ito History of agriculture and fisheries in modern Japan
Prof. N. Inoue Farming practices and resource management on farm businesses
Assoc. Prof. K. Akazawa Regional resource management
Assoc. Prof. Y. Mori Financial activity of agriculture management entities and agricultural financing in the rural economy
Assoc. Prof. N. Yasunaga Economic analysis of hilly and mountainous areas
Assis. Prof. Y. Nakama Historical analysis of agricultural policies
Prof. K. Ito Forestry economics
Prof. T. Yoshimura Forest engineering
Assoc. Prof. Y. Yone Forest remote sensing
Assoc. Prof. E. Takahashi Forest resources management