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    President / Vice President

    NameSpecialized Area
    Hiroshi Yamamoto
    President
    Medicine
    Research on the cause, pathogenesis and control of diabetic angiopathy
    Yoshimasa Yokogawa
    Vice President
    Theory of Art and Care
    Creative Experiments of 'Hospitality Art'
    Shigeo Kimura
    Vice President,Dean
    Thermal Engineering
    Buoyancy driven convection and geothermal energy development
    Faculty of Production Systems Engineering and Sciences

    NameSpecialized Area
    Yoshio Iwata
    Dean,Head
    Dynamics of Machinery
    Study on vibration control of machinery / Development of dynamic absorber and impact damper
    Department of Production Systems Engineering and Sciences

    Shinobu Sakai
    Chair
    Sports Engineering
    Research and development on sports equipment and high-performance training machine
    Yoichi Utanohara
    Professor
    Thermal and Fluid Engineering
    Flow phenomena and heat and mass transfer in power plants
    Nobuyoshi Kawabata
    Professor
    Fluid Engineering
    Smoke and human behavior in enclosed space / Study on grooved bearings
    Hiroyuki Kagawa
    Professor
    Mechanical Engineering and Glaciology
    Development of mechanical devices and measuring systems / Analysis and evaluation of performances, strengths, and other mechanical properties
    Motohiro Kasuya
    Associate Professor
    Tribology, Surface Science
    Characterization of molecular behavior under mechanical response at the material interfaces
    Yusuke Ueno
    Assistant Professor
    Machine tool, Robotics
    Study on improving the precision and intelligence of machine tools and robot arms by heuristic and learning
    Jin-Xing Shi
    Associate Professor
    Solid Mechanics / CAE
    Shape design optimization of composite structures/nano structures
    Akira Hosokawa
    Professor
    Precision machining / Production engineering
    Research on precision machining for various materials such as cutting, grinding and other processing.
    Hyung-Won Park
    Associate Professor
    Materials Science and Production Engineering
    Research and development of novel structural materials and its processing
    Masatoshi Hikizu
    Associate Professor
    Mechatronics
    Control of robotics, Development of power assist mechanism
    Shinji Ikeda
    Associate Professor
    Magnetics Engineering
    High frequency devices and precision machining, using magnetic particles
    Kozo Yamashita
    Associate Professor
    Atmospheric Electricity
    Observational research for lightning and thunderstorm activity based on electromagnetic and electrostatic measurement.
    Haruhiko Kimura
    Professor
    Information Technology
    Research related AI applications, supporting for caring of solitary aged person and recognition of environments
    Yusuke Kajiwara
    Associate Professor
    Artificial Intelligence
    Predicting the Coping Skills of Older Drivers in the Face of Unexpected Situation
    Yoshihiro Ueda
    Professor
    Data Science
    Research on anomaly detection and inspection process automation using AI and IoT technics
    Kazuma Sakamoto
    Assistant
    Professor
    Intelligence Science and Technology
    Research for social network user attribute estimation, social event extraction, person recognition and sports information processing
    Tatsuto Murayama
    Professor
    Mathematical Informatics
    Statistical physics of information processing systems
    Susumu Shinohara
    Professor
    Physics
    Wave chaos theory and its application to microcavity lasers
    Hiroshi Tamura
    Professor
    Mathematical physics
    Research on quantum statistical mechanics in terms of functional analysis and probability theory
    Shinichi Funase
    Lecturer
    Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology, Education Technology
    Study on automatic production system without computer programs
    Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Nursing

    NameSpecialized Area
    Mayumi Tokuda
    Chair
    Home Care Nursing
    Study on defecation care / Study on home care nursing
    Yuko Matsui
    Professor
    Fundamental Nursing
    Reserch on skin disorders related to chemotherapy
    Chinatsu Kato
    Assistant Professor
    Fundamental Nursing
    Nursing support for people with sleep apnea syndrome under CPAP therapy
    Yuiko Suzuki
    Assistant Professor
    Fundamental Nursing
    Basic research on self-care of lymphedema
    Terumi Ueda
    Assistant Professor
    Fundamental Nursing
    Development of new outcome indicators and treatments for leg edema of older adults
    Kazuyo Kitaoka
    Professor
    Mental Health Nursing
    Study on work environment and mental health of employees
    Miho Katayama
    Lecturer
    Mental Health Nursing
    Study on emotions and behaviors of mothers in childcare process
    Ritsuko Aijo
    Assistant Professor
    Mental Health Nursing
    Study on Cognitive Rehabilitation
    Akemi Maeda
    Assistant Professor
    Adult Nursing
    Research on Support for Developmentally Characteristic Children and Their Families
    Yumi Koizumi
    Professor
    Older Adults Nursing
    Study on tactile massage/Study on nursing support of older adults with dementia and caregiving families
    Eri Konda
    Assistant Professor
    Older Adults Nursing
    Study on oral frailty and meal support in senior citizens with type 2 diabetes
    Hiroko Tsuda
    Assistant Professor
    Older Adults Nursing
    Research on drug therapy and support for elimination in the elderly
    Hiroko Morikawa
    Professor
    Pediatric Nursing
    Intervention study to ensure acceptability of self management behaviors in people with diabetes
    Azusa Oda
    Assistant Professor
    Pediatric Nursing
    Blood glucose-sleep monitoring in children with type 1 diabetes
    Megumi Sakamoto
    Professor
    Maternal Nursing
    Health care and nutrition education in perinatal women and infants
    Takayo Yamada
    Lecturer
    Maternity nursing
    Study of midwifery sutdent performance during antenatal health cheack
    Ruriko Kyuji
    Assistant Professor
    Maternal Nursing
    Research on support for high-risk pregnant women
    Yukari Shimizu
    Lecturer
    Home Care Nursing
    Study on the exposure and evaluation of antibacterial substances against allergies
    Kazumi Yaguchi
    Assistant Professor
    Home Care Nursing
    A study on the support of older and family caregivers living in the community and the usefulness of robot care devices
    Akie Nakada
    Professor
    Public Health Nursing
    Research on evaluation of community health projects/ Research using community health data, Research on evaluation of education using Active learning
    Michiko Ikeda
    Assistant Professor
    Public Health Nursing
    Study on the effects of environmental pollution of dioxins on children
    Toshihiro Tsukatani
    Assistant Professor
    Public Health Nursing
    Study on the use of real-world data for health promotion
    Masune Sukigara
    Professor
    Psychology
    Psychometric theory: Theories and methods of measuring individual differences
    Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Clinical Engineering

    NameSpecialized Area
    Jun Hirayama
    Acting Chair
    Chronobiology
    Study on light-dependent regulation of circadian clock
    Hiroki Kitaura
    Professor
    Pathophysiology on epilepsy
    Optical imaging and electrophysiology on human epilepsy
    Hiroki Nakata
    Professor
    Histology
    Morphology of reproductive organs
    Yasunari Hashimoto
    Professor
    Biomedical Engineering
    Clinical application of brain-machine interface using electroencephalogram
    Kazuhisa Fujita
    Associate Professor
    Artificial intelligence and machine learning
    Game-playing AI with dynamic difficulty adjustment, neural network architectures, clustering methods, and solutions to multi-armed bandit problem
    Tadashi Hachiga
    Professor
    Bioelectrical System
    Three dimensional mapping of blood flow and blood vessels by using advanced Multipoint laser Doppler velocimeter
    Masakuni Iwahashi
    Professor
    Medical and Biological Engineering
    Study on biomagnetism and magnetic stimulation
    Jongho Lee
    Professor
    Human Biomedical Engineering
    Study on health care and medical assistance of the elderly based on analysis of motor control in the brain
    Masamichi Nogawa
    Associate Professor
    Biomedical Engineering
    Healthcare, welfare, and therapeutic technology
    Junko Izawa
    Lecturer
    Medical Imaging Technology
    3D geometric analysis of objects for medical images
    Yoshinori Sato
    Associate Professor
    Biomedical engineering
    Research on dialysis membrane material
    Hideo Sakamoto
    Lecturer
    Medical Engineering
    Research on construction of intracircuit blood coagulation detection system in extracorporeal circulation
    Ikuto Suzuki
    Assistant Professor
    Biomedical engineering
    Medical system for prevention of life-style related diseases and progression of chronic diseases
    Faculty of Intercultural Communication

    Toru Okamura
    Dean,Head
    Sociolinguistics
    Pidgin and Creole Linguistics
    Department of Intercultural Communication

    NameSpecialized Area
    Shigeki Shakuya
    Chair
    Anthropology of Tourism
    Studies on local society participation in tourism development of Maya archaeological parks
    Fukiko Nakako
    Professor
    Tourism,Tourism Sociology
    Accessible Tourism, Local Tourism development,Social Capital
    Yuki Asakura
    Associate Professor
    Cultural Policy
    International comparison of cultural policy, Value of arts and culture
    Takeharu Kiyoshi
    Associate Professor
    Regional Innovation System
    Regional Advantage in a Global Economy
    Makoto Kimura
    Associate Professor
    Psychology
    Psychological adjustment, psychological influence with rapid social development as tourist destination
    Maqsooda Sarfi Shiotani
    Associate Professor
    Intercultural Communication
    History of Central Asia and Mongolia,Culture,Gender Contemporary History of Mongolia, Culture and Religion , Comparative Studies with India and Japan.
    Yijiang Zhong
    Professor
    Modern Japanese and East Asian History
    History and culture of Japan and East Asia
    Kaoru Nishijima
    Lecturer
    Area Studies, Cultural anthropology, Political Anthropology
    A Study on Kingships in Indonesian rural societies in Democratic period
    Yushi Chiba
    Associate Professor
    Area Studies, Media Studies
    Studies on Media, Politics, and Society in the Middle East
    Tadayuki Ichinowatari
    Associate Professor
    International Policical Economy and Trade
    Studies on Globalization and emerging economies
    Satoshi Nishimura
    Professor
    Japanese Literature
    Japanese Classical Literature and History of Noh
    Bunei Kohara
    Professor
    Film Studies and Literature
    Psychoanalytic, Aesthetic, and Historical Approaches to American Films
    Miyuki Nagatsuji
    Associate Professor
    Linguistics
    Research on English and Japanese clause-linking structures in utterance interpretation
    Toshihiko Shimauchi
    Associate Professor
    Linguistics
    Research on English teaching based on Second Language Acquisition theories
    Dennis W. Harmon II
    Associate Professor
    Education
    Educational Philosophy, Identity, Cross-Cultural Encounters
    Takako Hashimoto
    Associate Professor
    Chinese Linguistics
    Chinese Historical Phonology
    Zhu, Shanhua
    Associate Professor
    Foreign Language Education
    Second Language Teaching and Learning, Language and Culture, Cross Cultural Communication, Applied Linguistics Anthropological Linguistics, Sociology of Arts
    Naihua Liu
    Professor
    Chinese Linguistics
    Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
    Graduate School of Sustainable Systems Science

    NameSpecialized Area
    Jun-ichi Takayama
    Professor
    Infrastructure, Transportation Engineering, Urban Planning
    Creating and planning a city utilizing traffic engineering, city planning, and disaster prevention planning
    Shinichiro Morinaga
    Special Commissioned Professor
    Applied Ethics and Existential Ethics
    Elucidation of various problems of bioethics and environmental ethics based on the concept of "human dignity"

    ※Graduate School Faculty only