List of Labs and Research Topics

Engineering

Name(First/Last)Takayuki Aoki

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Computational Fluid Dynamics
Research Topics
  • Two-phase flow
  • GPU Computing
  • Supercomputing
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Students who are interested in CFD

Website

http://www.sim.gsic.titech.ac.jp/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Yuko Aono

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Surface processing
Research Topics
  • Surface modification
  • Laser processing
  • Functional surface and material
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://musashi.ctrl.titech.ac.jp/index_E.html

Name(First/Last)Gen Endo

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Robotics
Research Topics
  • Tendon-driven mechanism using synthetic fiber ropes
  • Mobile robot
  • Mechanical design
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www-robot.mes.titech.ac.jp/home.html

Name(First/Last)Kazuyoshi Fushinobu

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Thermal Engineering, Energy
Research Topics
  • Photonics / Laser
  • Electronic packaging
  • Energy conversion / transport / storage
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.mech.titech.ac.jp/~f-epl/english/Index-E.html

Name(First/Last)Atsushi Hirata

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Mechanical Engineering
Research Topics
  • Surface Engineering
  • Materials Processings
  • Manufacturing Technologies
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://musashi.ctrl.titech.ac.jp/index_E.html

Name(First/Last)Tadashi Ishida

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Biomedical MEMS
Research Topics
  • microfluidic device for drug discovery
  • cell analysis device
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.olab.pms.titech.ac.jp/index_eng.html

Name(First/Last)Joon-wan Kim

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study MEMS´╝îMicroactuators, Micro-TAS
Research Topics
  • ECF Micropump by MEMS
  • ECF Micro Soft Actuators
  • ECF Micro Rate Gyroscope
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

"Those who are interested in hardware or manufacturing .
Those who are devoted to research.
Those who can communicate in English.
Prospective applicants to the international graduate program (A) of Tokyo Tech."

Website

http://yoshida-www.pi.titech.ac.jp/yoshida_lab/top_e.html

Name(First/Last)Naoto Ohtake

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Materials and processing, Thin films technology, Tribology
Research Topics
  • Fabrication and application of hard carbon films
  • Surface design for wear resistant mechanical parts
  • Joining of dissimilar metal plates using ultrasonic vibration
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.mech.titech.ac.jp/~seikei/index.html

Name(First/Last)Takushi Saito

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Thermal Engineering
Research Topics
  • Materials processing using heat
  • Control of micro/nano-structure by thermal treatment
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

It is desirable that an applicant already has the knowledge of heat and mass transfer.

Website

http://netsu-n.mep.titech.ac.jp/index_en.html

Name(First/Last)Tadahiko Shinshi

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Micro/Nano Mechatronics
Research Topics
  • Precision and high response control of positioning systems
  • Artificial hearts using maglev technology
  • Magnetic MEMS
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants must have completed coursework in classic control system theory and mechanical vibration. Experience of Matlab/Simulink, Ansys and Solidworks are preferable.

Website

http://www.nano.pi.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Yukio Takeda

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Mechanical Design, Robotics, Kinematics
Research Topics
  • Kinematics of Parallel Robots
  • Development of Assistive Robots
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.mech.titech.ac.jp/~msd/en/

Name(First/Last)Mamoru Tanahashi

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Fluid Mechanics and Combustion Science
Research Topics
  • Turbulence
  • Combustion
  • Computational Fliud Dynamics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.navier.mes.titech.ac.jp/index_en.html#top

Name(First/Last)Hiroto Tanaka

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Biomechanics, Aero/fluid dynamics, Robotics
Research Topics
  • Fluid dynamics studies of swimming/flying animals
  • Hummingbird-inspired flapping-wing robots
  • Penguin-inspired flapping-wing robots
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

English conversation skill

Website

http://www.mech.titech.ac.jp/~biomimetics/index_e.html

Name(First/Last)Feng Xiao

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical modeling
Research Topics
  • Numerical schemes and modeling for compressible flows
  • Numerical schemes and modeling for multiphase flows
  • Numerical schemes and modeling for geophysical fuid dynamics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.xiao.mech.e.titech.ac.jp/index_j.html

Name(First/Last)Tohru Yagi

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Biomedical engineering
Research Topics
  • Neural Engineering, BCI, Bio-MEMS
  • Human Interface, Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Vision
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants must be able to communicate in Japanese or English

Website

http://www.io.mei.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Takahisa Yamazaki

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Joining of Advanced Materials
Research Topics
  • Ultrasonic soldering
  • Brazing ceramics using active filler metal
  • Magnet formation
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

not related to military

Website

http://www.3mech.titech.ac.jp/ma_suzumura/ma_suzumura_e.html

Name(First/Last)Kazuhiro Yoshida

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Mechanical Engineering
Research Topics
  • Actuators
  • Micro hydraulic systems
  • Functional fluids
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://yoshida-www.pi.titech.ac.jp/yoshida_lab/top_e.html

Name(First/Last)Takako Yoshida

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Applied brain science
Research Topics
  • "Vision and haptic multimodal
  • Eye tracking, usability
  • Psychophysics and fMRI
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Basic knowledge on human perception and cognitive science required.

Website

http://www.mep.titech.ac.jp/~yoshidat/index.html

Name(First/Last)Masahiko Yoshino

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study manufacturing, metal forming, micro machining
Research Topics
  • Micro machining of hard brittle materials
  • Nano/micro plastic forming
  • Microstructure control by metal forming
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.yocky.mes.titech.ac.jp/index_e.html

Name(First/Last)Hiroya Nakao

Department

Systems and Control Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Nonlinear dynamics
Research Topics
  • Nonlinear oscillation and synchronization
  • Pattern formation and self-organization
  • Stochastic dynamics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applied mathematics, physics, computer programming

Website

http://www.k.mei.titech.ac.jp/members/nakao/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Motomu Nakashima

Department

Systems and Control Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Sports Engineering, Biomechanics
Research Topics
  • Simulation of Swimming
  • Swimming Humanoid Robot
  • Development of Sports Equipment
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.hei.sc.e.titech.ac.jp/nakashima_labo/motomu/index2.html

Name(First/Last)Takahiro Aoyagi

Department

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Research Topics
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
  • Wave Propagation and Telecommunications
  • Medical and Healthcare Information Communication Technology
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.aoyagi.ee.e.titech.ac.jp/blog/home/

Name(First/Last)Akira Chiba

Department

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Electric Machines, motors
Research Topics
  • Electric Motors for next generation automotives
  • Magnetically Suspended Bearingless Motors
  • Motors for Robotics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Strong interests in research in motors and drives

Website

http://www.chiba.ee.titech.ac.jp/english/index.html

Name(First/Last)Tetsuo Kodera

Department

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Electron Devices, Solid State Physics, Quantum technology
Research Topics
  • Electron devices (Power, Energy conversion)
  • Sensing devices
  • Quantum technology
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Fluency in English

Website

http://dia.pe.titech.ac.jp/index_eng.html

Name(First/Last)Takaaki Manaka

Department

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Organic electronics
Research Topics
  • Organic device (transistor, solar cell)
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Dielectrics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.pe.titech.ac.jp/IwamotoLab/en/top.html

Name(First/Last)Shigeki Nakagawa

Department

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Magnetic and Spintronics devices
Research Topics
  • Spintronics
  • Magnetic Recording
  • Magnetic Thin Film Devices
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.spin.pe.titech.ac.jp/index-j.html

Name(First/Last)Kentaro Nakamura

Department

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Ultrasonics, Optical fiber sensors
Research Topics
  • High power ultrasonic transducer
  • Ultrasonic levitation and actuation
  • Optical fiber sensors
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Students who are interested in experimental approach are welcome

Website

http://www.nakamura.pi.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Shun-ichiro Ohmi

Department

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Semiconductor devices
Research Topics
  • Si devices
  • Organice devices
  • Non-volatile memory
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

Name(First/Last)Namhai Pham

Department

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Spintronics
Research Topics
  • Ferromagnetic Semiconductor
  • Topological Insulator
  • Spin device
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://magn.pe.titech.ac.jp/lab/

Name(First/Last)Kei Sakaguchi

Department

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Wireless Communication Engineering
Research Topics
  • 5G, IoT
  • Millimeter-wave, Wireless energy transmission
  • Connected car, Automated driving
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.sakaguchi-lab.net/

Name(First/Last)Kazuhiko Fukawa

Department

Information and Communications Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Wireless Communications, Wireless Networks, Signal Processing
Research Topics
  • Interference Cancellation
  • Iterative Receiver
  • Precoding
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants are required to have sufficiently mathematical skills, especially basic knowledge of probability and statics

Website

http://www.radio.ce.titech.ac.jp/prof_fukawa_main.html

Name(First/Last)Yuko Hara

Department

Information and Communications Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Embedded/IoT Systems
Research Topics
  • Architecture design
  • High-level synthesis
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Programming languages: C/C++, Python, Verilog HDL, VHDL (at least one of them)

Website

http://www.cad.ce.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Itsuo Kumazawa

Department

Information and Communications Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Image Recognition, Virtual Reality, Neural Network
Research Topics
  • Image Recognition for Factory Automation and Image Recognition
  • Virtual Realty and Tactle Feedback
  • Neural Network for Image Recognition
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Communication Capabilty, High Academic Performance

Website

http://kuma2.isl.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Takashi Obi

Department

Information and Communications Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Social information and National e-ID
Research Topics
  • System Security
  • Application of the Japanese National e-ID
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of cryptography

Website

http://www-obi.isl.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Takahiro Shinozaki

Department

Information and Communications Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study speech recognition and understanding, speech information processing, machine learning
Research Topics
  • end-to-end speech recognition system
  • neural machine translation
  • dialogue system based on sequence-to-sequence network
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Please contact me well before the deadline of the application. I will introduce a paper according to your interest and ask you to write a research plan. I will decide whether to accept or not based on your plan, your state of preparation for it, and a video interview.
Basic mathematics and programming skills are required.

Website

http://www.ts.ip.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Nobuhiko Sugino

Department

Information and Communications Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Compiler for New Generation Processors
Research Topics
  • Compiler for GPU
  • Automatic Parallelization Techniques
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

Name(First/Last)Atsushi Takahashi

Department

Information and Communications Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Electronic Design Automation
Research Topics
  • Physical Design
  • Logic Design
  • Synchronous Circuits
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.eda.ce.titech.ac.jp/~atushi/profile.html

Name(First/Last)Isao Yamada

Department

Information and Communications Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Signal Processing, Optimization, Inverse Problems
Research Topics
  • Mathematical problems in signal processing
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

The students must have sufficient background in advanced mathematics, e.g., functional analysis, convex optimization and computational linear algebra, etc.

Website

http://www.sp.ss.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Katsunori Yamaoka

Department

Information and Communications Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Information Communication Network
Research Topics
  • Internet
  • Telecommunication
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.cybersecurity.titech.ac.jp/teachers/yamaoka.html

Name(First/Last)Hirotaka Aoki

Department

Industrial Engineering and Economics

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Cognitive Ergonomics
Research Topics
  • Human behavior analysis
  • Cognitive task analysis
  • Eye tracking applications
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.me.titech.ac.jp/~itohlab/toppageeng.html

Name(First/Last)Su-lin Chung

Department

Industrial Engineering and Economics

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Marketing
Research Topics
  • Marketing
  • Retailing
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.me.titech.ac.jp/~chunglab/

Name(First/Last)Junichi Iijima

Department

Industrial Engineering and Economics

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Enterprise Engineering
Research Topics
  • Business Architecture
  • Enterprise Governance of IT
  • Systems Theory
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Communication Ability in English

Website

http://www.is.me.titech.ac.jp/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Kotaro Inoue

Department

Industrial Engineering and Economics

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Empirical Finance, Corporate Governance, Behavioral Finance
Research Topics
  • Cross-country study of financial market and corporate governance
  • Mergers and acquisitions of corporations
  • Empirical study in corporate finance
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Graduate students who have strong interest in empirical financial studies. Applicants must have completed coursework in finance theory and statistics to proceed his/her individual research project in an area related to finance.

Website

http://www.me.titech.ac.jp/~inouelab/english_top.html

Name(First/Last)Kyoko Nagata

Department

Industrial Engineering and Economics

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Capital Market Research, Corporate Finance, Financial data analysis
Research Topics
  • Corporate Governance
  • IPO
  • Earnings management
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://mail.me.titech.ac.jp/~ngt_lab/

Name(First/Last)Hiroyuki Umemuro

Department

Industrial Engineering and Economics

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Human factors, Ergonomics, Psychology, Human affects/emotions
Research Topics
  • human-robot interaction
  • affective experience
  • technology and older people
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.affectivelaboratory.org/index