STAFF

Director

  • Takashi HIYAMA
    Dr. Takashi HIYAMA
    Distinguished Professor
    Priority Organization for Innovation & Excellence

Vice Director

  • Jun OTANI
    Dr. Jun OTANI
    Professor
    Faculty of Advanced Science and Technology
    Graduate School of Science and Technology

Distinguished Professors

  • László PUSZTAI
    Dr. László PUSZTAI
    Research Group Leader
    Wigner Research Centre for Physics,
    Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
    Research Interests: Structure of liquid and amorphous materials
  • Yufeng ZHENG
    Dr. Yufeng ZHENG
    Professor
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
    College of Engineering, Peking University, China
    Research Interests: Metallic biomaterials

Project Professor

  • Toshiyuki TOSHA
    Dr. Toshiyuki TOSHA
    Research Interests: Geothermal energy development

Tenure-track Professor

None for now

Tenure-track Associate Professors

  • Aeju LEE
    Dr. Aeju LEE
    Research Interests: Molecular engineering, molecular imaging, nanomedicine, and drug delivery
  • Atsushi SAINOKI
    Dr. Atsushi SAINOKI
    Research Interests: Sustainable energy development, underground hard rock mining, rock slope stability, and induced seismicity

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

  • Takashi ISHIDA
    Dr. Takashi ISHIDA
    Research Interests: Plant stem cell and development
    Technician Mika YOSHIMURA

Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Aditya ARDANA
    Dr. Aditya ARDANA
    Lee Lab
    Research Interests: Development of polymeric theranostics for cancer treatment

Young Faculty Members for International Joint Research

Visiting Professors

  • Josep-Lluís BARONA-VILAR
    Dr. Josep-Lluís BARONA-VILAR
    Professor
    Instituto de Historia de la Medicina y de la Ciencia López Piñero (IHMC),
    Universidad de Valencia, Spain
    Research Interests: History of science, history of medicine
  • Jorge Norberto BELTRAMINI
    Dr. Jorge Norberto BELTRAMINI
    Associate Professor-Senior Research Fellow
    Nanomaterials Centre (NANOMAC);
    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN),
    The University of Queensland, Australia
    Research Interests: Catalysis, material science, energy
  • Paul BOWEN
    Dr. Paul BOWEN
    Professor
    Department of Metallurgy and Materials
    The University of Birmingham
    Research Interests: Characterisation, development, fracture and fatigue of alloys and composite materials (MMCs and CMCs), etc. Please see below.
  • Patrice DELMAS
    Dr. Patrice DELMAS
    Associate Professor
    Department of Computer Science,
    The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Research Interests: Image processing techniques applied to soil science, 2D/3D medical imaging, Theoretical and Applied Computer Vision at large
  • Etsuko FUJITA
    Dr. Etsuko FUJITA
    Senior Chemist
    Chemistry Division,
    Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA
    Research Interests: Photochemistry of transition-metal complexes, organometallic compounds, and band-gap-narrowed semiconductors; photochemical and electrochemical COreduction and water splitting; small molecule activation
  • Hamid GHANDEHARI
    Dr. Hamid GHANDEHARI
    Professor
    Director of Utah Center for Nanomedicine,
    Professor of Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Bioengineering,
    University of Utah
    Research Interests: Engineering biomaterials for delivery of bioactive agents, toxicology of engineered nanoconstructs
  • Olivier HAMANT
    Dr. Olivier HAMANT
    Research Director
    INRA, RDP, ENS Lyon, France
    Research Interests: Plant development, mechanical signals
  • Konstantinos KONTIS
    Dr. Konstantinos KONTIS
    Professor, Head of the Aerospace Sciences Division
    Sir Henry Mechan Chair of Engineering
    School of Engineering,
    University of Glasgow, UK
    Research Interests: Aerospace engineering
  • Ick Chan KWON
    Dr. Ick Chan KWON
    Principal Research Scientist
    Biomedical Research Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)
    Research Interests: Drug delivery system, molecular imaging, theragnosis, nanomedicine
  • Pavel LEJČEK
    Dr. Pavel LEJČEK
    Professor
    Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic, AND
    University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
    Research Interests: Metallurgy, materials science
  • Viren Ivor MENEZES
    Dr. Viren Ivor MENEZES
    Professor
    Department of Aerospace Engineering,
    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
    Research Interests: Applications of shock waves and hypersonic aerothermodynamics
  • Dmitri Aleks MOLODOV
    Dr. Dmitri Aleks MOLODOV
    Professor
    Institute of Physical Metallurgy and Metal Physics,
    RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Research Interests: Characterization and control of micro-structure evolution in polycrystalline solids; Dynamic properties of interfaces in metals and alloys; Crystal plasticity
  • Reiko ODA
    Dr. Reiko ODA
    Research Director
    CBMN UMR5248, CNRS,
    Université de Bordeaux, France
    Research Interests: Colloid/surfactant chemistry, physical chemistry
  • Ramesh Shanmughom PILLAI
    Dr. Ramesh Shanmughom PILLAI
    Professor
    Department of Molecular Biology,
    University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Research Interests: RNA biology and epigenetics
  • Zoran REN
    Dr. Zoran REN
    Professor
    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,
    University of Maribor, Slovenia
    Research Interests: Advanced computation solid mechanics, cellular materials, impact and dynamics
  • Supri SOENGKONO
    Dr. Supri SOENGKONO
    Senior Geothermal Geophysicist
    GNS Science, New Zealand
    Research Interests: Magnetic and gravity
  • Zhenghe XU
    Dr. Zhenghe XU
    Professor
    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering,
    University of Alberta, Canada
    Research Interests: Engineering of nano particles and composites for bio- and environmental applications, etc. Please see below.
  • Firuz ZARE
    Dr. Firuz ZARE
    Professor
    Power and Energy Group,
    The University of Queensland, Australia
    Research Interests: Power electronics and energy conversion

Administrative Staff

University Research Administrator (URA) Yutaro KUROGI
University Research Administrator (URA) Chen CHEN
International Coordinator Shoko MURAO
Clerical Assistant Tae SATO