Graduate School of Engineering - List of Professors for International Students

Please make use of this list (data as of April 1, 2017) to find your potential academic advisor. Further information such as the titles of his/her classes and contact address are available from “Academic Research Staff”new window open
If you cannot find his/her contact address from the site, please contact the appropriate graduate school.

Graduate School of Engineering

Contact: ses.daigakuin-eng@ynu.ac.jp

Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Advanced Materials Chemistry)

For Master’s Program, most courses are conducted in English. Students are still required to have Japanese language skills equivalent to JLPT N2 Level since some courses are conducted in Japanese.
Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor DOKKO Kaoru Electrochemistry, Inorganic Material Japanese or English  
Professor KOBAYASHI Kensei Bioanalytical Chemistry, Chemical Evolution and Origins of Life, Astrobiology Japanese or English  
Professor KOJIMA Chojiro Structural Biology, Structural Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Chemical Biology, NMR Japanese or English  
Professor KUBOTA Yoshihiro Catalytic Chemistry, Zeolite Science, Environmentally Benign Synthesis of Fine Chemicals Japanese or English  
Professor OYAMA Toshiyuki Polymer Chemistry, Functional Polymers, Photosensitive Polymers, Thermosetting resins Japanese or English  
Professor UEDA Kazuyoshi Computational Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Carbohydrates and Nano materials Japanese or English *√ *He will not accept any students in 2019 April or later.
Professor WATANABE Masayoshi Electrochemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Ionic Liquids, Electroactive Polymers, Clean Energy Devices Japanese or English  
Professor YAMAGUCHI Yoshitaka Coordination Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Molecular Catalysts Japanese or English    
Associate Prof. GOTO Hiroaki Organic Synthesis, Physical Organic Chemistry, Molecular Design Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. INAGAKI Satoshi Catalytic Chemistry, Zeolite Science, Environmentally Benign Synthesis of Fine Chemicals Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KAWAMURA Izuru Structural Biology, Biophysical Chemistry Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KEBUKAWA Yoko Cosmochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Astrobiology Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KIKUCHI Azusa Photophysics and Photochemistry, Photochromism, Organic UV Absorber Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. MINATO Makoto Organometallic Chemistry, Organic Synthesis Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SATO Kota Quantum Chemistry, Plasma Chemistry, Surface Science Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SEKI Kanekazu Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics, Laser-Photochemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. UBUKATA Takashi Photo Functional Chemistry, Photochromism Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. UENO Kazuhide Elecrochemistry, Electrolyte materials Japanese or English  
Lecturer SAKOMURA Masaru Physical Chemistry, Surface Science Japanese or English  

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Chemical and Energy Engineering)

For Master’s Program, most courses are conducted in English. Students are still required to have Japanese language skills equivalent to JLPT N2 Level since some courses are conducted in Japanese.
Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor HABUKA Hitoshi Chemical Engineering, Applied Physics, Semiconductor Materials, Transport Phenomena, Chemical Reaction, Numerical Simulation Japanese or English  
Professor KAMINOYAMA Meguru Rheology and Flow Fluids, Mixing and Agitation, Numerical Analysis, Tomography Japanese or English  
Professor KURIHARA Yasuyuki Molecular Biology, Mouse Genetics, Germ Cell Biology Japanese or English  
Professor MITSUSHIMA Shigenori Applied Electrochemistry Japanese or English  
Professor OKAZAKI Shinji Sensor Engineering, Corrosion Engineering, Continuing Engineering Education Japanese  
Professor OKUYAMA Kunito Heat Transfer with Phase-change, Thermal Energy Engineering Japanese or English  
Professor TAKAHASHI Koji Fatigue and Fracture of Materials, Engineering Ceramics Japanese or English  
Professor TAKEDA Minoru Microorganisms, Enzymes, Glycoconjugates Japanese or English  
Professor YOSHITAKE Hideaki Environmental Physical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. FUKUDA Junji Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KANAI Toshimitsu Optical Materials, Colloid Science, Microfluidics Japanese or English      
Associate Prof. KURODA Yoshiyuki Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry, Energy Materials Japanese or English    
Associate Prof. MATSUZAWA Koichi Applied Electrochemistry Japanese      
Associate Prof. MORI Shoji Two-phase flow, Thermal-fluid Engineering Japanese or English    
Associate Prof. NAKAMURA Kazuho Membrane separation, Separation engineering, Environmental chemical engineering Japanease or English  
Associate Prof. SUZUKI Atsushi Developmental Biology, Biochemistry, Mouse Genetics Japanease or English  
Lecturer AIHARA Masahiko Chemical Energy Engineering, Chemical Reaction Engineering Japanese or English    

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Department of Systems Integration (Mechanical Engineering)

For Master’s Program, most courses are conducted in English. Students are encouraged to have Japanese language skills equivalent to JLPT N2 Level since some courses are conducted in Japanese.
Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor AKINIWA Yoshiaki Strength of Materials, Fracture Mechanics, Stress and Strain Analysis Japanese or English  
Professor ISHII Kazuhiro Combustion Engineering, Chemical Propulsion Japanese or English  
Professor KONNO Norio Interacting Particle Systems, Percolation, Phase Transition Japanese or English  
Professor MAEKAWA Takashi Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing Japanese or English *√ *He will not accept any students in 2019 April or later.
Professor MARUO Shoji Ultrahigh-precision 3D printing, Micromachine, Micro Total Analysis System Japanese or English  
Professor MATSUI Jun Micro Scale Flow, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Internal Flow in Fluid Machinery Japanese or English  
Professor MATSUMOTO Hiroaki Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics Japanese or English  
Professor NISHINO Koichi Turbulence, Flow Visualization and Measurement, Utilization of Digital Image Processing Technique Japanese or English  
Professor SANADA Kazushi Control Engineering Japanese or English  
Professor SATO Yasukazu Mechatronics, Electromechanical Systems, Fluid Power Control Japanese or English  
Professor TAKADA Hajime Mechanical Vibration, Dynamics of Human Model, Human Interface Japanese or English  
Professor YU Qiang Computational Mechanics, Strength of Materials Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. ARAKI Takuto Thermo-fluid Dynamics, Mass and heat Transfer, Fuel Cells, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. FUCHIWAKI Ohmi Micro mechanism, Micro manipulation, Electro and Magnetic actuators, Holonomic Precise mobile positioner Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. HONDA Atsufumi Differential Geometry, Submanifold Theory, Singularity Theory Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. HYAKUTAKE Toru Computational Fluid Dynamics, Biomechanics, Micro Nano Flow Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KATO Ryu Robotics, Medical welfare machine, Rehabilitation engineering, Brain machine interface Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KITAMURA Keiichi Aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Hypersonic Flow, Multiphase Flow Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. MAEDA Yusuke Robotics, Manufacturing systems engineering Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. OTA Hiroki Micro/Nano fabrication, Sensor engineering, Soft material Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. OZAKI Shingo Constitutive Equation, Plasticity, Friction Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SAKAI Seigo Heat Transfer, Numerical Simulation, Radiative Exchange Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SHINOZUKA Jun Cutting, FEM, Dynamic Behavior of Material Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. TAKAO Yoshinori Electric Propulsion, Plasma Application Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. TAKEI Masato Spatial Stochastic Models, Stochastic Process Japanese or English  
Lecturer SUGIUCHI Hajime Robotics, Automatic Control, Microcomputer Applications Japanese or English  

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Department of Systems Integration (Ocean and Space Engineering)

Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor ARAI Makoto Ship Design, Hydrodynamic Loads on Ship Structure, Optimal Design Methodology, Maritime Logistics Japanese or English *√ *√ *He will not accept any students in 2018 April or later.
Professor HINO Takanori Computational Fluid Dynamics, Ship Propulsion Performance, Hull Form Optimization Japanese or English  
Professor KAWAMURA Yasumi Structural Mechanics, Computer Aided Engineering, Structural Reliability Japanese or English  
Professor OKADA Tetsuo Ship Structural Design, Structural Analysis Japanese or English  
Professor SUZUKI Kazuo Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics, Wave-Making Resistance, Hull Form Design Japanese or English *√ *√ *He will not accept any students in 2018 April or later
Associate Prof. HIRAKAWA Yoshiaki Ship Motion, Ocean Wave, Experiments in Towing Tank and Actual Sea Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. MIYAJI Koji High Speed Aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Aircraft Design Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. NISHI Yoshiki Marine Resource, Deepsea development, Seawater desalination Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. TAKAGI Youhei Computational Fluid Dynamics, Drag Reduction, Multiphase Flow Japanese or English  

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Division of Systems Integration (Department of Solid State Materials and Engineering)

For Master’s Program, most courses are conducted in English. Students are still required to have Japanese language skills equivalent to JLPT N2 Level since some courses are conducted in Japanese.
Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor HIROSAWA Shoichi Structural Materials Design, Microstructural Control of Metals, Computational Materials Science Japanese or English  
Professor MUKAI Kohki Semiconductor Nanostructures, Quantum OpticalOptics Materials, Optoelectronics Materials, Microfabrication of Metals Japanese or English  
Professor NAKAO Wataru Machine material/material mechanics, Inorganic material/physical properties, Structural/functional materials Japanese or English  
Professor UMEZAWA Osamu Physical Metallurgy, Microstructural Design and Control, Deformation and Fracture Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. HASEGAWA Makoto Strength of Materials, Fracture Mechanics, Microstructure Control, Composites, Coatings Japanese or English    
Associate Prof. MAENO Tomoyoshi Manufacturing Processes, Forming Processes Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. NAKATSUGAWA Hiroshi Thermoelectric Materials, Modules for High Temperature Materials, Peltier Cooling Applications, Strongly Correlated Materials, Oxides, SOFC Cathode Materials Japanese or English  

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Division of Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Most courses are conducted in English. Students can complete degrees only in English. Also, students can learn Japanese language by taking courses.If you want to study under the following professors, please contact them before application.
Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor ARAI Hiroyuki Electromagnetics, Antennas, Propagation, Microwave Components, Mobile Communication Japanese or English  
Professor BABA Toshihiko Semiconductor Losers, Microfabrication Technology of Semiconductors, Microoptics, Optical Interconnects Japanese or English  
Professor FUJIMOTO Yasutaka Manufacturing Automation, Discrete Event Systems, Motion Control, Robotics, Electrical Machinery Japanese or English  
Professor HAMAGAMI Tomoki Distributed Intelligent System, Multi-agent, Reinforcement learning Japanese or English  
Professor HANEJI Nobuo Semiconductor Materials and Processing, VLSI Engineering Japanese or English  
Professor KAJIWARA Takeshi Algebraic Varieties, Toric Geometry, and Tropical geometry Japanese or English  
Professor KAWAMURA Atsuo Power Electronics, Digital Control, Biped Walking Robots, Electric Vehicles, Electric Train Tractions Japanese or English *√     *He will not accept any students in 2019 April or later.
Professor KOHNO Ryuji Information Theory, Space and Time Signal Processing, Dependable Wireless Network for Sensing and Controlling, Medical ICT Japanese or English He has over 20 years of experience in lecturing on advanced Digital Communications in English at graduate level.
Professor OCHIAI Hideki Communication Theory, Information Theory, Wireless Communications, Communication Network Japanese or English  
Professor OYAMA Tsutomu Electric Power Systems Engineering, Power Systems Analysis, Planning and Operation of Power Systems Japanese or English  
Professor TAKEMURA Yasushi Magnetics for Biomedical Applications, Magnetic Sensors Japanese or English  
Professor YOSHIKAWA Nobuyuki Integrated Circuit, Electronics Devices, Superconductivity Electronics, Quantum Engineering Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. ARAKAWA Taro Optoelectronics, Quantum Nano Structures, Semiconductor Devices Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. ICHIGE Koichi Digital Signal Processing, Image Processing, Wireless Communication Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KUGA Nobuhiro Microwave Engineering and measurement, Antenna Engineering Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KURAMITSU Kimio Computer Science, Programming Language, Software Engineering Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. NISHIJIMA Yoshiaki Plasmonics, micro/nanophotonics, semiconductor process Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. OYA Takahide Nanotechnology, Carbon Nanotube, Nonlinear system Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SHIMA Keisuke Pattern Recognition, Biomedical and Rehabilitation Engineering, Man-Machine Interface, Robotics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SHIMONO Tomoyuki Haptics, Motion control, Mechatoronics, Human Support engineering Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. TSUJI Takao Power system engineering, Smartgrid, Renewable energy source Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. YAMANASHI Yuki Electron/electric material engineering, Electronic device/electronic equipment Japanese or English  

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Department of Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering (Department of Physics)

For Master’s Program, most courses are conducted in English. Students are still encouraged to have Japanese language skills equivalent to JLPT N2 Level since some courses are conducted in Japanese.
Title Name Research Field Language Requirements Type of Students Accepted Remarks
Doctoral Master's Research
Professor HONG Feng-Lei Precision Spectroscopy, Quantum Measurement Japanese or English  
Professor KOSAKA Hideo Quantum Information Physics, Quantum Electronics, Quantum Optics, Quantum Spintronics Japanese or English  
Professor KUROKI Manabu Statistical Causal Inference Japanese or English  
Professor OHNO Kaoru Solid State Theory, Computer Physics, Nanomaterials Japanese or English  
Professor SEKIYA Takao Solid State Physics, High Pressure Physics Japanese or English  
Professor SHIOJI Naoki Nonlinear Functional Analysis, Partial differential Equations Japanese or English  
Professor TAKEDA Jun Solid State Physics, Laser Spectroscopy, Ultrafast Optics English or Japanese  
Professor UMEHARA Izuru Solid State Physics, magnetism Japanese or English  
Professor YAMAMOTO Isao Electromagnetism of Materials Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. HORIKIRI Tomoyuki Quantum Information, Quantum Optics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. ICHIYANAGI Yuko Nanoscopic Magnetism Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. ISHIWATA Shingo Nonlinear Science Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KATAYAMA Ikufumi Terahertz and Ultrafast Spectroscopy Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KATAYOSE Yusaku Cosmic Ray Physics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. KURAMOTO Tetsuji Quantum Field Theory Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. MINAMINO Akihiro Neutrino Physics, Particle Physics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. NAKAMURA Shogo Astroparticle Physics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. OHNO Shinya Surface Physics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. RAEBIGER Hannes Physics, Quantum chemistry, Material Science English  
Associate Prof. SHIMAZU Yoshihiro Experimental Solid State Physics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SHIRASAKI Ryoen Condensed Matter Physics, Complex Systems Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. SHUDO Ken-ichi Surface Physics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. TSUSHIMA Akira Plasma Physics Japanese or English  
Associate Prof. UEHARA Masatomo Solid State Physics, Materials Science Japanese or English  


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