Academic Staff

Department of Materials Engineering Science

Division of Materials Physics

Area of Electron Correlation Physics
Area of Quantum Physics of Nanoscale Materials
  • Quantum Information and Quantum Optics Group
  • Keywords
    Quantum information proccessing, Entanglement manipulation, Quantum optics, Atom Optics, Optomechanics
Area of Quantum Materials Physics
  • Condensed Matter Theory
  • Prof. OGUCHI Tamio
  • Keywords
    First-principles calculation, Condensed matter theory, Materials prediction and design, Magnetism, Ferroelectricity, Superconductivity, Multiferroics

Division of Chemistry

Area of Synthetic Chemistry
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry Group
  • Prof. NAOTA Takeshi
  • Keywords
    Environmentally benign process for molecular transformations, Simulation of enzymatic functions with metallo- and organocatalysts, Creation of functional orgaometallics
  • Physical Organic Chemistry Group
  • Prof. SHINTANI Ryo
  • Keywords
    Reaction Development, Mechanistic Analysis, Functional Molecule Synthesis, Structure-Property Evaluation, Catalytic Reaction, Asymmetric Catalysis
Area of Molecular Organization Chemistry
  • Surface Chemistry Group
  • Prof. FUKUI Ken-ichi
  • Keywords
    Energy Conversion, Electrode Interfaces, Ionic Liquid Interfacial Chemistry, Catalytic Reaction Mechanism, Electron Transfer at Interfaces
  • Biological Chemistry Group
  • Prof. IWAI Shigenori
  • Keywords
    Nucleic acids chemistry, Chemical synthesis of oligonucleotides, DNA damage, DNA repair, Biomolecular recognition, Protein–nucleic acid interactions
Area of Solar Energy Chemistry
  • Solar Energy Conversion
  • Prof. NAKANISHI Shuji
  • Keywords
    Light-to-chemical energy conversion, Photofunctional materials, Photoelectrocatalysts, Electrocatalytic reactions, Photosynthesis

Division of Chemical Engineering

Area of Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Nanoreaction Engineering Group
  • Prof. NISHIYAMA Norikazu
  • Keywords
    Chemical reaction engineering, porous materials, inorganic membranes, liquid crystals
  • Quantum Chemical Engineering group
  • Prof. NAKANO Masayoshi
  • Keywords
    Quantum nonlinear optics, Materials-oriented quantum chemistry, Open-shell molecular systems, Quantum dynamics
  • High-Performance Catalyst Group
  • Prof. JITSUKAWA Koichiro
  • Keywords
    Green Chemistry, Environmentally-benign organic synthesis, Inorganic crystallites, Dendrimer, Nanocluster
Area of Environment and Energy System
  • Transport Phenomena Control Group
  • Prof. OKANO Yasunori
  • Keywords
    Control of Heat and Mass Trasnfer, Liquid-Liquid Interface, Phase Change, Computational Fluid Dynamics
Area of Bioprocess Engineering
  • Bio-Inspired Chemical Engineering Group
  • Prof. UMAKOSHI Hiroshi
  • Keywords
    Bio-Inspired Chemical Engineering, Self-Assemblies, Engineering Science of Liposome, Molecular Recognition, Artificial Enzyme, Bioseparation
Area of Solar Energy Chemistry

Division of Frontier Materials Science

Area of Frontier Materials
  • Molecular Architectonics Research Group
  • Prof. TADA Hirokazu
  • Keywords
    Experimental and Theoretical Studies on Molecular-based and Molecular-scale Electronics, Spintronics and Thermoelectronics, and on Novel Molecular Architectures utilizing Fluctuations towards Brain-like Devices
  • Organometallic Chemistry Group
  • Prof. MASHIMA Kazushi
  • Keywords
    Design and Synthesis of Homogeneous Molecular Catalysts, Organometallic Complexes, Metal Nanoclusters, Chiral Complexes, and Molecular Devices
  • Theory Group of Advanced Materials Science
  • Prof. ISHIHARA Hajime (Assoc. Prof. KUSAKABE Ko-ichi)
  • Keywords
    Microscopic theory of light-matter interaction, Photo-functional design with nano-materials, Optical manipulation of nanostructures, Theory of nonlinear optical response of solids (Elucidation and prediction of new phase of matters under extreme conditions,The first-principles calculations and its development based on the quantum simulation)
Area of Dynamics of Nanoscale Materials
  • Experimental Research Group for Coherence of Nanoscale Materials
  • Prof. ASHIDA Masaaki
  • Keywords
    Optical properties of semiconductor ultrathin films and nanoparticles, and strongly-correlated electron systems, Nonlinear laser spectroscopy, Ultrafast time-resolved spectroscopy, THz spectroscopy, SEMcathodoluminescence, Optical fabrication and manipulation of nanoparticles
  • Experimental Research Group for Fluctuation Dynamics in Condensed Phase
  • Prof. MIYASAKA Hiroshi
  • Keywords
    photochemistry, photofunctional molecule, three-dimensional three-pulse photon echo, ultrafast detection of photochemical reactions, laser-control of chemical reactions, time-resolved microscopy, single-molecule measurement, biomolecular fluctuation
Area of Quantum Science in Extreme Conditions

Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering

Division of Nonlinear Mechanics

Area of Mechanics of Fluids and Thermo-fluids
  • Thermal Engineering and Science Group
  • Prof. KAWAHARA Genta
  • Keywords
    Subcritical transition to turbulence, Fully developed turbulence, Flow control, Heat transfer enhancement, Drag reduction
  • Fluid Mechanics Group
  • Prof. GOTO Susumu
  • Keywords
    Science and technology of nonlinear phenomena in fluid mechanics, Transport and mixing, Turbulent flows, Granular flows, Flows of complex fluids, Interfacial flows
Area of Mechanics of Solid Materials
  • Strength of Structure and Materials Group
  • Prof. KOBAYASHI Hidetoshi
  • Keywords
    Dynamic behavior of materials and structure, Biomimetics of plants, Hydrogen embrittlement of metals, Mechanical properties of functional materials, Development of new structural materials
  • Solid Mechanics Group
  • Prof. TARUMI Ryuichi
  • Keywords
    Theory of nonlinear and nonlocal elasticity, Extended isogeometric analysis, Stress field analysis, Lattice defects, Resonant ultrasound spectroscopy, Dynamics of colloidal materials, Gas sensor

Division of Mechanical Engineering

Area of Propulsion Engineering
  • Molecular Fluid Dynamics Group
  • Prof. KAWANO Satoyuki
  • Keywords
    Molecular fluid dynamics for life science, environmental technology, and space engineering. Nanoscale medical device, Numerical design of next-generation battery, Atmospheric flow on planets, Micro/nanoscale multiphase flow, Coexistence of flow field and fluctuation, Ionic current, Non-equilibrium gas flow
  • Fluids Engineering Group
  • Prof. SUGIYAMA Kazuyasu
  • Keywords
    Multiphase Flows, Cavitating Flows, Flow Control, Numerical Scheme and Algorithm, High Performance Computing, Optical Measurements
Area of Mechano-informatics
  • Human Motor Control and Human Enhancement Group
  • Prof. NISHIKAWA Atsushi
  • Keywords
    Computer assisted surgery, Medical robotics, Endoscopic surgery assistance, Skilled and coordinated movements, Functional electrical stimulation, Neurorehabilitation, Sports science, Human enhancement technology
  • Theoretical Solid Mechanics Group
  • Prof. OGATA Shigenobu
  • Keywords
    Multiscale-multiphysics modeling for the deformation, fracture, corrosion, and friction behaviors of materials, Prediction and design of the mechanical properties of materials, Electronic and atomistic simulation, Micro-Meso-Macromechanics, Structural materials with high strength and ductility, Nanostructured Materials, Amorphous materials, NanoMaterials

Division of Bioengineering

Area of Biomechanical Science
  • Biomechanics Group
  • Prof. WADA Shigeo
  • Keywords
    Biomechanics of cells, tissues, and organs, Functional adaptation and remodeling, Computational biomechanics, Biofluid dynamics, Biomechanical Imaging, Biomolecular dynamics
  • Mechanical and Bioengineering Systems Group
  • Prof. TANAKA Masao
  • Keywords
    Biomechanical System Modeling, Biomechanical Simulation, Orthopaedic/Dental Biomechanics, Musculo-Skeletal Dynamics, Rehabilitation Engineering, Welfare Engineering, Assistive Technology, Adaptive Structures and Systems, Optimum/Adaptive Structural Design, Smart System Design
  • Biomechanical/physical informatics Group
  • Guest Prof. YOSHIDA Yasukazu
  • Keywords
    Health Engineering, Human Stress Sensing/Control, Bio-signal, Biomarker, Early Detection of Disease, Lipid Peroxidation
Area of Biophysical Engineering
  • Bio-Dynamics Group
  • Prof. NOMURA Taishin
  • Keywords
    Nonlinear dynamical system theory and its application to biology, Human motor control, Posture abd Gait, Biological rhythms, Cardiac arrhythmias, Systems physiology, Biosignal processing, Homeodynamics, Bio-big data analysis
  • Biological Physics and Data Science Group
  • Prof. KIYONO Ken
  • Keywords
    Biological statistical physics, Nonlinear time series analysis and its application to biosignals, Biomedical big-data analysis, Healthcare cyber-physical system.
Area of Biomedical and Biophysical Measurements
  • Molecular BioMeasurement Group
  • Prof. DEGUCHI Shinji
  • Keywords
    Physical/biochemical properties of cells and subcellular components, Bioengineering-based drug repositioning, Cellular adaptation to mechanical engineronment, Biomedical optics, Laser associated non-linear photonics, Tissue engineering
  • Bioimaging Group
  • Prof. OSHIRO Osamu
  • Keywords
    Biomedical measurement, Medical image, CG, Visualization, Display system, VR, Haptic rendering, Humancomputer interaction, Communication, Information sharing, Physics-based simulation, Complex Space

Department of Systems Innovation

Division of Advanced Electronics and Optical Science

Area of Solid State Electronics
  • Nanoelectronics Group
  • Prof. SAKAI Akira
  • Keywords
    Group-Ⅳ semiconductor materials, Nitride semiconductor materials, Nanodots, Functional memory devices, Thermoelectric devices, Syncrotron radiation X-ray microdiffraction, Transmission electron microscopy
  • Nanostructure Physics Group
  • Prof. NAKAMURA Yoshiaki
  • Keywords
    Nanostructure physics, Low-dimensional structures / Superlattices, Thermoelectric conversion, Phonon engineering, Group-Ⅳ semiconductor materials, Transparent oxide materials, Molecular beam epitaxy
  • Nano-scale Physics & Device Group
  • Prof. HAMAYA Kohei
  • Keywords
    Semiconductor spintronics, Low-temperature MBE, Metal/Semiconductor interface, Semiconductor/Oxide interface, Flexible electronics
Area of Advanced Quantum Devices and Electronics
  • Advanced Quantum Device System Group
  • Keywords
    Nuclear quadrupole resonance (NQR), Mine detection, Baggage inspection, Nondestructive Evaluation, Superconducting interference device (SQUID), High temperature superconducting electronics
Area of Optical Electronics
  • Microwave Photonics Group
  • Prof. SANADA Atsushi
  • Keywords
    Artificial metamaterials,Transformation optics, Invisibility cloaks, Photonics crystals, Microwave photonics, Integrated optical circuits, Optical modulators, Optical measurements, Optical scattering
  • Information Photonics Group
  • Prof. NAGATSUMA Tadao
  • Keywords
    Millimeter- and terahertz-wave photonics, Nano-structure photonics, Metamaterials, Ultrafast electronics, Photonic signal processing and measurement, Communication systems
  • Quantum Electronics Group
  • Prof. MUKAIYAMA Takashi
  • Keywords
    Laser cooling, Quantum information, Quantum optics, Ion trap, Laser stabilization, Frequency standard
Area of Advanced Electronics Under Extreme Conditions
  • Advanced Electronics Group
  • Prof. ABE Masayuki
  • Keywords
    Atom technology, Nanobiology, Nanoelectronics, Scanning Probe Microscopy, Medical Enginnering, Nanometer analysis and characterization

Division of Systems Science and Applied Informatics

Area of System Theory
  • Adaptive Robotics Group
  • Prof. HOSODA Koh
  • Keywords
    Soft Robotics, Embodied Artificial Intelligence, Bio-mimetic Robotics, Bio-Robotics, Muscular-skeletal Robots, Humanoid Robots
  • Systems Analysis Group
  • Prof. IIGUNI Youji
  • Keywords
    Signal Analysis, Systems Analysis, Adaptive System, Noise suppressor, Image interpolation, Feature extraction
Area of Intelligent Systems
  • Applied Robotics Group
  • Keywords
    Robot Mechanism, Robot Vision, Ambient Intelligence, Nano-Micro Robotics, Humanoids & Multi-Legged Robots, Safety & Security Robotics, Human Robot Interaction
  • Intelligent Robotics Group
  • Prof. ISHIGURO Hiroshi
  • Keywords
    Human-Robot Interaction, Android Science, Communication robots, Learning and cognitive developmental Robot, Biomimetic system, Intelligent sensor network, Pattern recognition, Brain-Machine Interface
  • Pattern Measurement Group
  • Prof. SATO Kosuke
  • Keywords
    Vision Sensing, Image Engineering, 3D Measurement, Intelligent Sensing, Digital Archives, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Human Interface
  • Robotic Manipulation Research Group
  • Prof. HARADA Kensuke
  • Keywords
    Robot Manipulator, Motion Planning, Assembly, Human-Computer Interaction, Social Computing, Augmented Reality

Division of Mathematical Science

Area of Mathematical Modelling
  • Differential Equation Group
  • Prof.KOBAYASHI Takayuki
  • Keywords
    Nonlinear partial differential equations, Variational methods, Singularity formation, Mathematical fluid dynamics, Mathematical sciences
  • Applied Analysis Group
  • Prof. ISHIWATA Michinori
  • Keywords
    Mathematical models of phenomena, Nonlinear analysis, Nonliear differential equations, Variational methods, Dynamical systems, Blow-up analysis, Mathematical physics, Critical phenomena
Area of Statistical Science
  • Statistical Analysis Group
  • Prof. SUZUKI Joe
  • Keywords
    Sparse Estimation, Bayesian Networks, Machine Learning, Information Theory, Bioinformatics, Bayes Statistics, Information Geometry, Quantum Tomography
  • Statistical Science Group
  • Prof. KANO Yutaka
  • Keywords
    Multivariate analysis, Structural equation modeling, Statistical causal inference, information loss, time series analysis, model selection

Division of Mathematical Science for Social Systems

Area of Mathematical and Statistical Finance
  • Research Group of Statistical Inference
  • Prof. UCHIDA Masayuki
  • Keywords
    Statistical inference for stochastic processes, High frequency data analysis, Actuarial mathematics, Monte Carlo methods, Bayesian Statistics, Mathematical statistics, machine Learning, fMRI data analysis, Network data analysis
  • Research Group of Mathematical Modeling in Finance
  • Prof. SEKINE Jun
  • Keywords
    Long-term optimal investment, Dynamic portfolio selection, Asset price modeling, Stochastic control, Differential games, Dynamic programming equations, Optimal execution, Liquidity problem, Quantitative risk management
  • Research Group of Stochastic Analysis
  • Prof. FUKASAWA Masaaki
  • Keywords
    Stochastic integration, Stochastic differential equations, Fractional Brownian motion, Rough path analysis, Mathematical finance, Quantitative Finance, Computational finance, Financial engineering
Area of Theoretical Systems Science
  • Research Group of Complex Systems
  • Prof. USHIO Toshimitsu
  • Keywords
    Systems theory, Discrete event systems, Hybrid systems, Embedded systems, Nonlinear systems, Evolutionary game, Cyber-physical systems

Collaboration Laboratories

Department of Materials Engineering Science
  • Innovative Quantum Functions, Human Development and Environment
Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering
  • Design Bionics
Department of Systems Innovation
  • Advanced Sensor Electronics

Center for Quantum Science and Technology under Extreme Conditions

Super-high-pressure research section
  • Prof.
    Katsuya SHIMIZU
  • Assoc.Prof.
    Tomoko KAGAYAMA
  • Assoc.Prof.
    Masafumi SAKATA (Specially Appointed Assoc.Prof.)
  • Assis.Prof.
    Yoshimi MITA, Takahiro ISHIKAWA (Specially Appointed Assis.Prof.), Mari EINAGA (Specially Appointed Assis.Prof.)
Point electronics research section
  • Prof.
    Masayuki ABE, Hiroshi TOKI (Specially Appointed Prof.)
  • Assoc.Prof.
    Fujio WAKAYA
  • Assis.Prof.
    Satoshi ABO, Hayato YAMASHITA

Center for Promotion of Advanced Interdisciplinary Research

AIST cooperation section
  • Assoc.Prof.
    Kazuhiro HAYASAKA (Specially Appointed Assoc.Prof.)
  • Assis.Prof.
    Pham SONG TOAN (Specially Appointed Assis.Prof.)

Center for Spintronics Research Network (CSRN)

  • Yoshishige SUZUKI, Eiichi TAMURA (Specially Appointed Prof.), Noriaki HAMADA (Specially Appointed Prof.)
  • Akira MASAGO
  • EUNJOO CHOI (Specially Appointed Assoc.Prof)
  • Minori GOTO

Center for Industry-University Collaboration

Industry-University Exchange Promotion Division
  • Prof.
    Hiroshi YAMACHIKA (Specially Appointed Prof.), Shinzo UDA (Specially Appointed Prof.)
Industry-University Collaborative Research Division
  • Prof.
    Toru NAKAMURA (Specially Appointed Prof.)
  • Assoc.Prof.
    Itaru KURAMOTO (Specially Appointed Assoc.Prof.), NAOTO OKUYAMA (Specially Appointed Assoc.Prof.)
  • Assis.Prof.
    Junya NAKANISHI (Specially Appointed Assis.Prof.)

Other Academic Staff

Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry

  • Field of Solar Energy Conversion, Field of Environmental Photochemica Engineering

Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences

  • Neuroscience Laboratories, Nanobiology Laboratories, Biophysical Dynamics Laboratories

Graduate School of Information Science and Technology

Department of Computer Science
  • Algorithm Engineering, Software Design, Software Engineering, Supercomputing Engineering
Department of Information Systems Engineering
  • Integrated System Design, Dependability Engineering
Department of Information Networking
  • Advanced Network Architecture, Information Sharing Platform, Mobile Computing
Department of Multimedia Engineering
  • Information Security Engineering
Department of Bioinformatic Engineering
  • Genome Information Engineering, Bio-System Analysis