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Research Units

Active Research Units (as of April, 2017)

Field Research Unit  Research Subject Unit Director Full-time Researcher
(Except Unit Director)
 
social infrastructure Research Unit for Geotechnical Engineering in Practices Search for causes and remedial measures of geo-engineering troubles in practice Kunio Saito, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Hideki Ohta outline
Unit on Adaptation to Climate Change Project on Development of Innovative Adaptation System and MRV Method for JCM in Mongolia Tomohiro Shishime, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Masataka Watanabe
Akihiro Oba
outline
Project for Sustainable Management of River Basin Systems  Technical Development of Sustainable River management Shoji Fukuoka, 
Institute Professor, RDI
Tadashi Yamada
Kazuo Kashiyama
Tatsuhiko Uchida
Tomoo Fukuda
Takahisa Gotoh
Yoshiharu Takemura
Kosuke Tabata
outline
Coastal Disaster Management Research Laboratory Research on Coastal Disaster Mitigation against Tsunami and Storm surge Taro Arikawa, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Katsumi Seki outline
Geo-environmental Research Unit Impact assessment and maintenance of an existing structure for deformation and vibration of ground Kunio Saito, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Takeshi Ishii
Kenji Isihara
outline
Unit for Research and Application Solution of Water-Related Disaster Science and Information A cross-sectional study from a fundamental study on deployment of water related disaster and information solutions using weather sensors such as weather radar in Japan and overseas to the technology demonstration, feasibility study and deployment of them. Tadashi Yamada,
 Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Jun Matsushita
Shiori Terai
outline
Research on Sustainable “Water-human Enviroment” Based on Water Global Circulation Research on Sustainable “Water-human Environment” Based on Watershed Mikiko Ishikawa, 
Professor of Faculty of Science and Engineering
Tadashi Yamada
Hideya Yamashita
outline
social splanning, 
legal engineering
Urban Environment and Transportation Planning for Aged Society Basic study of " the high density and compact city" about the supper aged society Shigeru Kashima, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Tetsuo Akiyama outline
Legal Engineering for Supporting Lawmakers and Interpreters Construction of Basis for Creation and Verification of Laws Based on  
Legal Engineering
Tadahiko Fukuhara,
 Professor, Law School  
Nobuyuki Sato
Katsuhiko Sakai
Mitsunori Makino
Tokuyasu Kakuta
outline
environmental preservation, sustainablity Research Unit on Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology Research and Development of Membrane based water treatment system Hiroshi Yamamura, 
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Yoshimasa Watanabe
Akira Hahuka
outline
Sustainable Eel Unit Research for conservation and sustainable use of freshwater eels Kenzo Kaifu, 
Associate Professor,  Faculty of  Law
Ryoshiro Wakiya
Miki Yamaoka
outline
Research unit on molecular breeding in microalgae Genetic improvement of photosynthetic efficiency in a unicellular green alga Hiroyuki Koike, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Shigeaki Harayama
Yuki Kasai
outline
psychology, neuroscience  Applied cognitive neuroscience research unit Research on industrial and medical application of neuro-cognitive information Ippeita Dan, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Toshikazu Kato
Yasushi Kyutoku
Yuta Ujiie
outline
Research unit for medical application of fNIRS-based assessment of ADHD children  Research on medical application of fNIRS-based assessment of ADHD children Ippeita Dan, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Masami Yamaguchi
Yasushi Kyutoku
Yuta Ujiie
outline
robotics Multi-function Transportation System Using Soft Actuators Multi-function Transportation System Using Soft Actuators Taro Nakamura, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Yasuyuki Yamada outline
Research Project on Smart Actuation for Power Assist Devices Smart Actuation Taro Nakamura, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
 Akihiro Kojima outline
information and communication  Data centric computing                           Data Centric Computing for IoT/CPS Applications Ken Takeuchi, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
  outline
nano-material Research Laboratory for Precise Control of Molecular Alignment Precise control of molecular alignment for high performing optical devices Masaaki Haga,
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Kenji Katayama
Hiroaki Ozawa
Tomiki Ikeda
Toru Ube
outline
Invention of Catalytic Technology for Future Organic Synthesis Novel Activation and Synthetic Transformation of Stable Chemical Bonds by Means of Metal Catalysts Yoichi Ishii, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Shinichi Fukuzawa
Tamejiro Hiyama
Yasunori Minami 
outline
Research Unit on Creation of Catalytic Reactions for Advanced Low Carbon Society Development of Heterogeneous Catalysis for Achieving Low Carbon Society Hitoshi Shindo, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Masakazu Iwamoto outline
laser processing Research Project for Phenomena in Laser Processing A studies of laser micro holes processing and high-speed cutting of thin metal using various lasers Takeji Arai, 
Institute Professor, RDI
Ichiro Shoji outline

Past Research Units (active until March, 2017)

Field Research Unit Research Subject Unit Director Full-time Researcher
(Except Unit Director)
 
social infrastructure Research Unit on Future Environmental Industry Initiatives Research and Development of Biowaste Recycling Business Model coupled with Technological and Socioeconomic Analysis Tadashi Yamada,
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Jun Matsushita
Shiori Terai
outline
Unit on Adaptation to Climate Change Project on Development of Innovative Adaptation System and MRV Method for JCM in Mongolia Tomohiro Shishime, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering Masataka Watanabe
Akihiro Oba
outline
environmental preservation, sustainability R&D on Mass Cultivation and Harvesting of Microalgae with high oil content and Hydrotreating Process for biodiesel production Development of Cultivation, Harvesting and Chemosynthesis processes of high-lipid producing Microalgae Hiroshi Yamamura, 
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Shigeaki Harayama
Yuki Kasai
Jun Abe
Yoko Ide
Pengzhe Sui
outline
Unit for Study of Biodiversity Development of an information exchange system for collaborative management in nature reserve areas: Amami Oshima Island as a model Izumi Washitani, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Kenzo Kaifu
Shinichi Suda
Ryoshiro Wakiya
Masaru Sakai
outline
nano-material Development of hybrid-type multi-element synergic molecular catalyst The project aims to develop unexplored catalytic molecular transformation by using molecular catalyst involving several synergistically working elements Makoto Yamashita, 
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Kwan huang, Enrique outline