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Current as of 1 March, 2014

Name Post Research
FUKUYAMA Atsuhiko PhD, Professor 1) Development of high-sensitive investigation method of deep defect levels in semiconductor using nonradiative transition
2) Development of contactless investigation method of photovoltaic performance of solar cell materials
3) Optical and electrical properties of photovoltaic materials, such as a-Si, micro-c-Si, and diamond-like carbon, III-V-N for multi-junction solar cells
4) Carrier transport properties in quantum well and super lattice structured semiconductors
IGARASI Akinori PhD, Professor 1) Theoretical study on atomic collisions
2) Theoretical study on laser-atom interactions
IIDA Masato Dr. Sci., Professor 1) Reaction-diffusion approximations to quasi-linear differential equations
2) Stacked waves for reaction-diffusion systems and multi-phase invasion in population dynamics
3) Mathematical models of bio-diffusion
IZUHARA Hirofumi PhD, Associate Professor 1) Mathematical modeling and analysis for complex phenomena
2) Self-organized pattern formation arising in reaction-diffusion systems
3) A relation between nonlinear diffusion equations and reaction-diffusion systems
KON Ryusuke PhD, Associate Professor 1) Biomathematics, Mathematical biology
2) Dynamical systems (ordinary differential equations and difference equations), especially in biology
3) Mathematical modeling of biological systems
KUROKI Masako Assistant Professor 1) TEM observation, especially cross-sectional TEM image of defects included by pulse laser
2) Evaluation of pulse laser gettering of silicon wafer by ESCA
MAEDA Yukie PhD, Associate Professor 1) Experimental Study of nuclear force and nuclear structure
2) Fundamental study of nuclear reaction for nuclear transmutation
3) Development of isotope targets
MATSUDA Tatsuro PhD, Professor 1) Experimental study of nucleon spin structure and meson spectroscopy
2) Application of ECR ion source for material science
3) Development of radiation detectors
MIYAGI Hiromori Ms. of Eng., Assistant Professor 1) Simulation of turbulence using multi-fan wind tunnel
2) Experiment and image analysis for presuming the strength of water spouts
3) Disaster prevention and marine environmental preservation of Miyazaki Prefecture
4) Exploitation of natural power sources of hydraulic power, wind power, etc.
5) Development of a various functions ventilation louver
MORI Koji PhD, Associate Professor 1) Observational study of high-energy astronomical objects with both ground-base and space-borne detectors
2) Development of cosmic-X-ray detectors onboard satellite
NISHIOKA Kensuke PhD, Associate Professor 1) Development of concentrator photovoltaic systems
2) Low temperature formation of silicon oxide thin film using reaction of dimethyl-silicone-oil and ozone gas
3) Formation of antireflection structure for silicon solar cells using catalysis of silver nano particle
OHSAKI Akihiko PhD, Professor 1) Theoretical study on electron-molecule collisions
2) Theoretical study of atomic processes in high density plasmas
3) Quantum mechanical calculation for chemical reaction of 3-atomic systems
OZONO Shigehira PhD, Professor 1) Simulation of atmospheric turbulence using a multi-fan wind tunnel
2) Aerodynamic characteristics of a bluff body under gusty winds
3) Flow control under asymmetric environments
TSUJIKAWA Tohru Dr. Math. Sci., Professor 1) Exponential attractor of nonlinear dynamical systems reduced on reaction diffusion systems
2) Matched asymptotic expansions and singular perturbation method
3) Dissipative structures and bifurcation phenomena
4) Pattern formations in Chemical and Biological media
UMEHARA Morimichi Dr. Sci., Associate Professor 1) Mathematical analysis of the basic equations of fluid mechanics
2) Compressible and viscous fluid flow
3) Astrophysical phenomena
YAMAUCHI Makoto PhD, Professor 1) Gamma-ray Bursts with multi-wavelength observation
2) Observational study on active galactic nuclei
3) Development of X-ray detectors onboard satellites
HAYASHI Sachio PhD, Professor 1) Production and characterization of functional carbohydrates
2) Production and characterization of microbial enzymes concerning carbohydrates
3) Environmental conservation using microorganisms and/or enzymes
HIROSE Jun PhD, Associate Professor 1) Structure, function and engineering of redox enzymes
2) Genomic analysis of aromatic-compound-degrading bacteria
3) Transformation of biomass products into fine chemicals
MATSUSHITA Yoh-ichi PhD, Professor 1) Isolation and bioactive assay of chemical components from plant biomass
2) Synthesis of biological active compounds from naturally abundant materials
3) Utilization of polymer components in woody and herbaceous plant as bioenergy source
MIYATAKE Munetoshi Dr. Eng, Assistant Professor 1) Arsenic removal using microorganisms
2) Production of functional oligosaccharides using microorganisms
3) Production of useful material from industrial waste using microorganisms
OHE Kaoru Dr. Eng, Assistant Professor 1) Development of adsorbents for arsenic
2) Development of adsorbents for metalloids and heavy metals
OSHIMA Tatsuya Dr. Eng, Associate Professor 1) Development of formulation techniques of poorly water soluble ingredients for oral administration
2) Development of adsorbents and extractants for separation of biomolecules
3) Development of novel extractants for separation of metal ions
4) Development of novel cellulosic materials
SHIOMORI Koichiro Dr.Eng, Associate Professor 1) Preparation and application of microcapsules
2) Separation process using solvent extraction technique
3) Preparation and application for separation process of cryogels
4) Preparation of arsenic adsorbent and its application for treatment of ground water
SHIRAGAMI Tsutomu PhD, Professor 1) Photocatalysis of metalloporphyrin complexes
2) Photofunctions of porpyrin/inorganic clay complexes
3) Emission properties of ionic liquids
SUGAMOTO Kazuhiro PhD, Associate Professor 1) Synthesis and biological activities of flavonoid derivatives
2) Biological activities of plant extracts
3) Development of eco-friendly o
YASUDA Masahide PhD, Professor 1) Bactericidal technique using porphyrin photocatalyst
2) Development of photofunctional silica gel beads
YOKOI Haruhiko PhD, Professor 1) Environmental protection using microorganisms
2) Production of useful materials using microorganisms
YUI, Toshifumi PhD, Associate Professor 1) Crystal and molecular structures of polysaccharide and their functions
2) Recognition of proteins with carbohydrate substrates
MATSUMOTO Jin PhD, Associate Professor 1) Water-soluble porphyrin with bioaffinity
2) Photochemical material transformation in micro reaction fields
3) Preparation and application of photopolymerizable vesicles
MATSUNAGA Naoki Dr. Eng., Associate Professor 1) Development of photocatalyst materials
2) Development of electrolyte materials for SOFCs
3) Development of bioceramics for artificial bone
OKUYAMA Yuji PhD, Tenure Track Assistant Professor 1) Electrochemical properties of ionic conducting oxides
2) Development of electrolytes for PCFC (protonic ceramic fuel cell)
3) Development of the galvanic cell-type hydrogen sensor
SAKAI Go PhD, Professor 1) Development of highly sensitive semiconductor gas sensors
2) Development of electrocatalysts for PEFCs
3) Development of positive electrode materials for secondary batteries
ARAI Masakazu PhD, Associate Professor 1) Study on hetero-epitaxial crystal growth
2) Development of integrated light source for optical sensing
HAYASHI Noriyuki Dr. Eng, Professor 1) Safety of Electricity
2) Characterization of Electric Shock Currents and Electromagnetically-Induced Currents with respect to Human Exposure in low and intermediate frequencies
3) Development of Advanced Electric Power System using New Energy Sources and New Storage System.
4) Utilization of both Electric and Heat Energies Produced by Co-Generation systems.
HODAKA Ichijo PhD, Professor 1) System fault detection of switching converters
2) Theoretical and experimental development of high-efficiency wireless power transfer
3) Controller design of photovoltaic power generation system
4) Fast computer algorithm for symbolic analysis of electronic circuits
5) Approximate solutions of linear periodic differential equations
6) Education materials of microcontroller embedded system
KAKU Masanori PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Generation of VUV ultrashort pulses using harmonic radiations
2) Characterization of femtosecond pulses in VUV spectral region
3) VUV rare gas excimer lasers excited by a femtosecond laser
4) Laser-product-plasma emission sources in EUV spectral region
5) Surface analyses using EUV light
KAMEYAMA Akihiro PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Silica-related glasses
2) Development of photonic crystal fibar sensors
3) Development of a new fabrication technique for fiber bragg grating sensors
KATTO Masahito PhD, Associate Professor 1) Generation and application of VUV radiations
2) Material processing with lasers
3) Development of new technique for film fabrication
4) Measurement technique with lasers
KUBODERA Shoichi PhD, Professor 1) Development of OFI argon excimer lasers and amplifiers
2) Generation of subpicosecond VUV coherent radiation
3) Optical pumping of rare-gas-dimers in high-pressure rare-gases
4) Incoherent VUV emission sources and applications
5) Laser-produced plasma EUV emission sources
MAEDA Kouji PhD, Professor 1) X-ray luminescence of rare earth doped sulphide materials
2) Structural characterizations of semiconductor thin films by Raman scattering and X-ray diffraction methods
3) Photoluminescence of semiconductors and rare earth doped films
MATSUMOTO Hiroki PhD, Associate Professor 1) Low voltage switched-capacitor circuits
2) Integrated digital capacitance meter
3) Analog-to-digital converter using MOSFET's
NAGATA, Shoichiro PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Eddy current non-destructive evaluations
2) Two-dimensional vector magnetic property measurement
3) Numerical analysis technique of electromagnetics
4) Improvement of electric apparatus
SAKAI Kentaro PhD, Associate Professor 1) Optical characterization of semiconductor materials
2) Fabrication and characterization of ZnO related semiconductors
3) Fabrication and characterization of nanoscale semiconductors
4) Instrument analysis of various materials
SAKODA Tatsuya PhD, Professor 1) Development of ozonizer using micro-barrier discharge formed in water
2) Development of diagnostic technique for electric power apparatus
3) Development of polymer insulator / arrester
SHIIYA Kazuhisa PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Detection of moving objects
2) Detection of road traffic sign by camera image
SUZUKI Hidetoshi PhD, Associate Professor 1) Fabrication and characterization of new materials for super high efficiency multi-junction concentrator photovoltaic
2) Crystal growth of III-V compound semiconductor alloys on Si substrates.
3) Crystal growth of dilute nitride thin films by the atomic layer epitaxy technique
TAKEI Amane PhD, Associate Professor 1) Research of electromagnetism theory and applications
2) Research and development of numerical electromagnetic analysis method based on parallel finite element method
3) Development of large-scale numerical analysis method
TAMURA Hiroki PhD, Professor 1) Development of human interface using Surface-ElectronMyoGram
2) Biomechanical analysis and pattern recognition
3) Performance improvement of neural networks
4) Metaheuristics for combinatorial optimization problems
5) Human behavior analysis and monitoring systems using multi-sensors
TANNO Koichi PhD, Professor 1) Design of MOS analog integrated circuits
2) Development of sensing devices for biological signals and its application
3) Development of nanoscale mist sprayer
THI THI ZIN Dr. Eng., Associate Professor 1) Image processing and its applications
2) Human behavior analysis and monitoring systems
3) Stochastic and statistical background modeling
4) Visual social content-based image searching and ranking
5) Key information search systems in Big Data environments
YOKOTA Mitsuhiro PhD, Professor 1) Scattering from a periodic structure
2) Design of photonic and electromagnetic devices
3) Development of modeling for indoor radio propagation environment
4) Reconstruction of dielectric constant using electromagnetic wave
YOKOTANI Atsushi PhD, Professor 1) Material processing using vacuum ultraviolet radiation
2) Development of a new technique for analysis of trace amount organic impurities
3) Formed short pulse laser and their application
4) Development of a new fabrication technique for fiber bragg grating sensors
YOKOYAMA Hirosumi PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Piezoelectric photothermal spectroscopy detection of nonradiative electrons in semiconductors
YOSHINO Kenji PhD, Associate Professor 1) Development of compound semiconductor based solar cells
2) Development of dye-sensitized solar cells
3) Development of transparent conductive oxide materials
DEGUCHI Chikashi Dr. Eng., Professor 1) Project management for infrastructure and transportation planning
2) Public Private Partnership(PPP) and PFI for developing and maintenance of public facilities
3) Management of community bus systems
DOTE Yutaka Dr. Eng., Professor 1) Phosphorus and potassium recovery from organic residues
2) Utilization of MSWI residues
3) Control of leachate quality
4) Management of landfill site
HARADA Takanori PhD, Professor 1) Diagnosis of seismic performance of civil and industrial infrastructures and their mitigation method
2) Computer simulation of seismic ground motion and 3D inelastic response behaviors of civil and industrial infrastructures
3) Estimation of subsurface ground structure using seismic wave and its application to seismic hazard map
4) Earthquake engineering issues
IMAI Fujio Dr. Eng., Professor 1) Development of rational bolted joint of timber member
2) Development of analytical method for solving non-linear behavior of bolted joint in timber member
3) Development of inspection method of internal decay in timber member
4) Ultimate properties of concrete structure reinforced by CFRP
KAMEI Takeshi PhD, Professor 1) Contribution to building a sustainable society by recycling of waste plasterboard
2) In-situ tests using a Flat Dilatometer(DMT) and its reliability
3) Development of simplified deformation analysis for embankment foundation using elasto-plastic model
4) Geotechnical engineering for disaster mitigation and rehabilitation
LI Chunhe Ph.D., Associate Professor 1) Long-term durability of cementitious materials
2) Influence of admixtures on material performance of concrete
3) Influence of curing conditions on material performance of concrete
4) Crack control of concrete structures
MURAKAMI Keisuke PhD, Associate Professor 1) Development of management techniques for preserving coastal environment based on both field observation and numerical simulation
2) Disaster mitigation against Tsunami, storm surge and waves on coastal area
3) Development of multi purpose artificial reef for preserving appropriate beach environment
4) Development of mitigation system against natural disaster in local community
5) Development of appropriate soil management system on watershed area
ONOUE Kouzou PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Fatigue strength of concrete under repetitive loading
2) Physical propertied of concrete
3) Effective utilization of molten slag as aggregate for concrete
4) Development of high-added-value solidified substance with industry by-product
5) Deterioration mechanism and maintenance method of concrete structure
SEKITO Tomoo PhD, Associate Professor 1) Utilization and environmental assessment of MSW treatment residues
2) Sustainable recycling of municipal solid waste in developing countries
3) Community-based household waste management and recycling behavior
SEZAKI Mitsuhiro Dr. Eng., Associate Professor 1) Mechanical and numerical modeling of tunnel supporting materials
2) Mechanics of failure around shallow tunnels
3) Arsenic pollution of groundwater in India
SHIMAMOTO Hiroshi Dr. Eng., Associate Professor 1) Transportation network modeling
2) Public transportation planning
3) Reliability issues of transportation
4) Evacuation planning against natural disaster
SUZUKI Yoshihiro Dr. Eng., Dr. Fish. Sci., Professor 1) Monitoring of water quality in water environments
2) Microbial source tracking in waterfront zones
3) Application of foam separation
4) Susceptibility of bacteria isolates collected from water environments in Japan to antibiotic agents
5) Investigation of cause of long-term turbidity water in reservoirs
BONKOBARA Yasuhiro Dr. Eng., Associate Professor 1) Approach to solving vibration problems in mechanical systems
2) Hand-held vibrating tools using self-synchronization phenomena
3) New method of multi damage identification analysis
DENG Gang Dr. Eng., Professor 1) Fatigue strength evaluation for machine elements
2) Method for fatigue crack length measurement and fatigue crack initiation detection
3) Biomechanics analysis on human joints and bones
4) Development of the multipurpose harvest machine for root vegetables
KAKAMI Akira Ph.D., Associate Professor 1) Small rocket engine using liquefied gas propellants
2) One-Newton class solid propellant microthruster using laser-assisted combustion
3) Actively-controlled thrust measurement device for space propulsion device
4) High power electric propulsion (arcjet and Hall thruster)
KAWAMURA Ryuusuke PhD, Professor 1) Mathematical analysis of thermo-elastic problems for inhomogeneous medium
2) Optimization of material composition for inhomogeneous medium
3) Application of thermo-elastic analysis to evaluation of structures and materials
4) Analysis and evaluation in structural integrity of concentrating solar thermal appliances
KAWASUE Kikuhito PhD, Professor 1) Computer vision and its application
2) Pipe measurement robot using Laser Projection Method
3) 3D hand held scanner for shape measurement
SHIN Byeong Rog PhD, Professor 1) Computational methods for compressible and incompressible flows
2) Large computation of turbulent flows for advance design of turbomachinery
3) Numerical simulation of gas-liquid two-phase flows
4) Numerical schemes with high computational performance
5) Flow informatics
KINOSHITA Hiroyuki PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Impact riveting
2) Development of high-strength porous ceramics produced by recycling waste GFRP
3) Development of green composite consists of woodchips and bamboo fibers
LEE Geunho PhD, Associate Professor 1) Robotic walker for elderly people
2) Self-organizing robot swarms
3) Sensor networks for ambient intelligence
4) Convergence of IT and robotics
NAGASE Yoshinori PhD, Associate Professor 1) Heat transfer of combustion chamber of spark ignition engine
2) Heat flux measurement on focal plane of solar concentrating system
3) Measurement of gas flow velocity in combustion chamber of engine
OKABE Tadashi PhD, Professor 1) Development of analytical method for nonlinear oscillator with multi-degree- of freedom
2) Development of optimization method of engineering design by Best Approximate Theory for implicit function
3) Vibration reduction system with granular material by District Element Method
OHNISHI Osamu Dr. Eng., Associate Professor 1) Fabrication of micro tools and micro cutting and grinding
2) Cutting and grinding assisted by ultrasonic vibration
3) High-value added precision polishing
TOMOMATSU Shigeki PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Concentrating solar power system
2) Development of high efficiency biogas plant
3) Combustion for spark ignition engine
4) Flame structure for premixed turbulent combustion
DATE Akira PhD, Associate Professor 1) Computational neuroscience
2) Information processing models: Minds and machines
3) Neural representation and neural modeling
4) Population dynamics of large networks of neurons
5) Sparse coding of spatiotemporal structure
FURUTANI Hiroshi PhD, Professor 1) Theory of evolutionary computation
2) Bioinformatics
3) Application of Markov Chain in optimization problems
HATSUKADE Isamu PhD, Professor 1) X-ray study of cosmic thin hot plasmas, such as clusters of galaxies and supernova remnants
2) Optical observation study of transient astronomical objects
3) Astronomical data analysis
IKEDA Satoshi PhD, Associate Professor 1) Design and analysis of probabilistic algorithm
2) Combinatorial optimization problems
3) Geometric measure theory
KATAYAMA Susumu PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Making inductive functional programming by systematic search practical
2) Application of random testing by generic programming
3) Reinforcement learning by analytic inductive functional programming
KATAYAMA Tetsuro PhD, Associate Professor 1) Design and visualization to develop software efficiency
2) Software testing for guarantee of software quality
3) Software reliability for embedded systems
KUBOTA Shin-Ichiro PhD, Associate Professor 1) Method for the location estimation using Wi-fi RSS
2) Online learnings with the Instructional Design Technology
MUKUNOKI Masayuki PhD, Professor 1) Computer vision and pattern recognition
2) Image processing and analysis
OKAZAKI Naonobu PhD, Professor 1) Reliable routing scheme for mobile ad-hoc network
2) IP tarce-back for distributed DoS attacks
SAKAMOTO Makoto PhD, Associate Professor 1) Theoretical study on Automata Theory
2) Computational complexity and recognizability of picture
3) Application of image processing and computer graphics
4) Color and CG Design
5) Analysis of various problems by complex systems
SATO Osamu Dr. Eng., Professor 1) Trajectory for saving energy of a manipulator with passive joint in throwing motion
2) Near-minimum-time control of a manipulator with flexible links
3) Analysis of Manipulator in Consideration of Impact Absorption between Link and Object
TAKAHASHI Nobuya PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Robust control of linear systems
2) Analysis and design of networked control system
YAMABA Hisaaki PhD, Assistant Professor 1) Scheduling and management of chemical plants
2) Development of computer-based design support systems of production systems
YAMAMORI Kunihito PhD, Professor 1) High performance computing
2) Application of neural network and evolutionary computation
3) Fault-tolerant computing
YOKOMICHI Masahiro PhD, Associate Professor 1) Path planning and obstacle avoidance for mobile robot
2) Self localization and control of autonomous mobile robots
3) Computer vision and image processing
KANEKO Hiroshi PhD, Professor 1) Solar energyconversion into chemical energy
2) Inorganic materials for solar fuel production
3) Solar thermal energy storage & application

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