Department and Course

Department of Materials and Informatics

Features of the Department

The Department of Materials and Information aims to train advanced technical specialists who can contribute to the development of new environmentally-friendly materials, technology concerning conversion and analysis of energy, energy-saving methods, highly computerized manufacturing technology, information processing technology and mathematical models. This will be accomplished by utilizing advanced algorithms and software in order to address the need for an environmentally-friendly recycling-oriented advanced information society. Therefore, this department provides the education and research concerning the creation of functional materials controlled by nano-order, the development of highly efficient converted symbiotic energy system, energy measurement and analysis. Furthermore, it provides the education and research corresponding to the development of measurement and control systems based on production engineering, designs with low environmental impact and production technologies, and the intellectual control of production information based on information network technologies etc.

Moreover, this department provides the education and research corresponding to the management of medical information and the clarification of information involved in the genome, the analysis and prediction of the functionality involved in food, the theoretical development of molecular modeling, the modeling itself, analysis and simulation of complicated nonlinear phenomena, and the analysis and design of information communication networks and integrated circuits. This is accomplished by applying bioinformatics combined with agriculture, biology and computer science.

The department aims to develop an educational environment allowing for research which combines many fields of engineering, and to train human resource personnel who can contribute to creating regional and global solutions with rich creative ability and originality.

Research Fields

  • Research on the technology of energy conversion of power fuel cells etc. by the development of functional materials controlled by nano-order
  • Research on a new-type solar battery based upon semiconductor technology
  • Research on accumulation and distribution of large amounts of electricity
  • Research on control, measurement and analysis of particle energies such as plasma, X-ray, laser, light etc. and the associated application to material conversion
  • Production technology based on advanced manufacturing and information processing system
  • Development of industrial electronics equipment based on information processing functions of organisms

Doctor Degree

Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy

5.Course of Advanced Materials and Energy

Education and Research Contents

The Course entitled gAdvanced Materials and Energyh provides the education and research concerning the creation of environmentally-friendly and recycling-oriented materials in addition to the conversion and analysis of energy. Therefore, this course focuses on the tasks which correspond to the creation of functional materials controlled by nano-order, the production and assessment of newly developed, thin film semiconductors and the development of a highly efficient conversion system used in the symbiotic-type energy of solar batteries and power fuel cells. This is accomplished through combining chemistry, electric engineering and material engineering. Furthermore, this course provides education and research concerning the measurement and analysis of high energy particles (elemental particles, X-ray and plasma) based upon hadron physics, atomic physics and astrophysics.

Abilities of Trained Human Resource Personnel

  • Advanced technical specialists who can create functional materials controlled by nano-order and develop the technology of semiconductor production and assessment
  • Advanced technical specialists with the knowledge and technical ability concerning high efficiency energy conversion.
  • Advanced technical specialists with the ability to comprehend the control and measurement of high energy particles based upon hadron physics, atomic physics and astrophysics

6.Courses of Production Technology

Education and Research Contents

The Course entitled gProduction Technologyh provides the education and research concerning energy saving and computerization of manufacturing technology. Therefore, it provides students with the necessary training corresponding to the development of measurement and control systems based upon industrial engineering, vibration engineering and fluid engineering. In addition this course emphasizes the development and manufacturing technology of structural materials, taking into consideration the ultrafine, high quality machining technology and environmental impact. This is accomplished by intimately combining mechanical engineering and computer science.

This course also provides education and research corresponding to the tasks of intellectual control etc. of production information based upon information network technology, software technology and mathematical engineering.

Abilities of Trained Human Resource Personnel

  • Advanced technical specialists with the ability to develop measurement and control systems based upon industrial engineering, vibration engineering and thermal fluid engineering from the perspectives of energy saving and environment conservation.
  • Advanced technical specialist with the ability to develop machine designing and processing as well as production technology.
  • Advanced technical specialist with the ability to manage intelligent manufacturing information based upon information network technology and software technology.

7.Course of Computer Science and Bio-informatics

Education and Research Contents

The Course entitled gCourse of Computer Science and Bio-informationh provides knowledge regarding advanced information processing technology. This course provides students with the education and research needed for the development of solution methods of mathematical models, and algorithm and software. For these purposes, this course primarily focuses on training corresponding to the clarification of medical information management and information involved with the genome, and works to develop an understanding and a vision of the potential functions that food has (health maintenance and antiviral factors) with bio informatics in conjunction with agriculture, biology and computer science. It also provides education and research corresponding to the development of molecular modeling theory, the modeling itself, analysis, and simulation of complicated nonlinear phenomena, the analysis and design of information communication and the integrated circuitry, 0and self-repairing type computer systems etc.

Abilities of Trained Human Resource Personnel

  • Advanced technical specialists with the knowledge and technical understanding of gene analysis and medical information based upon bio-informatics technology
  • Advanced technical specialists with the knowledge and technical understanding of modeling, analysis and simulation of complicated nonlinear phenomena, information communication, and molecular modeling etc.