List of Labs and Research Topics

Environment and Society

Name(First/Last)Susumu Kono

Department

Architecture and Building Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Structural Engineering, Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
Research Topics
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Performance bases design of structures
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Good command of either English or Japanese is necessary

Website

http://www.udprc.first.iir.titech.ac.jp/kono/index.html

Name(First/Last)Ryo Murata

Department

Architecture and Building Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Architectural Design
Research Topics
  • Environmental Architecture
  • Passive Solar design
  • Courtyard house
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Please send your CV and portfolio (including your architectural design works) by PDFs when you apply

Website

http://www.arch.titech.ac.jp/murata/cn19/top.html

Name(First/Last)Norihiro Nakai

Department

Architecture and Building Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Urban Planning
Research Topics
  • Urban Land Use Planning
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Design
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.nakai-lab.arch.titech.ac.jp/public_html/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Hiroyasu Sakata

Department

Architecture and Building Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Structural Engineering (Reinforced Concrete Structures, Timber Structures)
Research Topics
  • Mechanical Behaviour of RC Structures under Earthquake
  • Mechanical Behaviour of Timber Structures under Earthquake
  • Mechanical Behaviour of PC-Mild-Press Joint Structures
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.sakata-lab.arch.titech.ac.jp/index(e).html

Name(First/Last)Yoshiharu Tsukamoto

Department

Architecture and Building Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Architectural Design
Research Topics
  • Composition of Architecture and Urban Space
  • Behaviorology
  • Architectural and Town Design Practice
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://tsukalabweb.wixsite.com/home

Name(First/Last)Hiroaki Yamanaka

Department

Architecture and Building Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Earthquake Engineering
Research Topics
  • Engineering seismology
  • Applied geophysics
  • Ground motion simulation
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.yama.depe.titech.ac.jp/index

Name(First/Last)Yasuo Asakura

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Traffic and Transport Engineering
Research Topics
  • Transport Network Analysis
  • Travel Behavioural Analysis
  • Traffic Engineering
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://asakura.cv.ens.titech.ac.jp/en/

Name(First/Last)Nobuhiro Chijiwa

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Concrete engineering
Research Topics
  • Structural analysis of concrete
  • Maintenance of infrastructure
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://maintenance.cv.titech.ac.jp/english/

Name(First/Last)Sohichi Hirose

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Applied Mechanics
Research Topics
  • Elastodynamic Analysis
  • Nondestructive Testing
  • Fracture Mechanics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.cv.titech.ac.jp/~hiro-lab/

Name(First/Last)Mitsuyasu Iwanami

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Civil engineering
Research Topics
  • Infrastructure management
  • Concrete engineering
  • Maritime structure engineering
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://maintenance.cv.titech.ac.jp/english/

Name(First/Last)Shinjiro Kanae

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Hydrology and Water Resources
Research Topics
  • Impact of climate change on hydrology and water resources
  • Global and regional scale modeling of hydrology and water resources
  • Remote sensing and data assimilation of hydrology
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Please see the titles of papers in recent several years in which I am a co-author, for example by using Google Scholar, for verifying whether topics of this lab are good for you.

Website

https://kanaelab.jimdo.com/

Name(First/Last)Hitoshi Morikawa

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Earthquake Engineering, Engineering Seismology
Research Topics
  • Microtremor Survey
  • Gravity Survey
  • Identification of Stractural Dynamics
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of mathematics is required, including stochastic process, signal processing, statistics. Skill of programming and operation of UNIX (or Linux) system are also required. One or more of the following languages are necessary: FORTRAN, C, C++, Perl, Ruby, Python, Matlab.

Website

http://quake.enveng.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Yasunori Muromachi

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Urban Planning, Transport Planning, Climate Change
Research Topics
  • Urban Planning
  • Climate Change
  • Transport Planning
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants must have completed coursework in urban planning or transport planning prior to starting the program

Website

http://www.enveng.titech.ac.jp/muromachi/YMUROIDE1303.html

Name(First/Last)Junichiro Niwa

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Structural Concrete, Concrete Technology
Research Topics
  • Mechanics of Structural Concrete
  • Fiber Reinforced Concrete
  • Strengthening of Deteriorated Concrete Members
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.cv.titech.ac.jp/~niwa-lab/enghp2017/EnglishFramePage.html

Name(First/Last)Toshihiko Ohnuki

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Nuclear Waste Managements
Research Topics
  • Migration
  • Sorption
  • Separation
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants are required to have fundamental knowledge of pH-Eh diagram

Website

Name(First/Last)Akihiro Takahashi

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Geotechnical Engineering
Research Topics
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Disaster Mitigation Technology
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of soil mechanics/geotechnical engineering is essential

Website

http://www.geotech.cv.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Jiro Takemura

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
Research Topics
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Geo-environmental Engineering
  • Underground construction
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.geotech.cv.titech.ac.jp/about/introduction.html

Name(First/Last)Anil C. Wijeyewickrema

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Earthquake Engineering and Solid Mechanics
Research Topics
  • Design methods to retrofit existing RC buildings with viscous dampers
  • Analysis of Base-isolated Structures
  • Seismic Pounding between Structures
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Some knowledge of earthquake engineering would be useful

Website

http://www.cv.titech.ac.jp/~anil-lab/

Name(First/Last)Chihiro Yoshimura

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Water Treatment, Environmental Management
Research Topics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

https://sites.google.com/site/waterenvironmentlab/home

Name(First/Last)Jeffrey Cross

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study chemical engineering, materials and energy policy
Research Topics
  • Biofuel
  • energy policy
  • graphene oxide
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

student lab limited capacity, will accept student if space/desk available on case by case basis

Website

http://www.tse.ens.titech.ac.jp/~cross/index.html

Name(First/Last)Ryuichi Egashira

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Chemical Engineering, Separation Engineering, Separation Process, Unit Operations
Research Topics
  • Biofuel (Bioethanol and Biodiesel) Production Process
  • Wastewater (Acid Mine Drainage etc)) Treatment Process
  • Rare Earth Metal Separation Process Using Solvent Extraction
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Fundamentals of chemical engineering and related science such as thermodynamics

Website

http://www.ide.titech.ac.jp/~regashir/grp/index.shtml

Name(First/Last)Shinya Hanaoka

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Transport Logistics
Research Topics
  • Air Transport
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Transport in Developing Countries
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.ide.titech.ac.jp/~hanaoka/

Name(First/Last)Tom Hope

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Sociology
Research Topics
  • Sociology
  • Human-Computer Interaction (Qualitative user studies)
  • Science Communication
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://labhope.com/

Name(First/Last)Tatsuya Katabuchi

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Nuclear Engineering
Research Topics
  • Nuclear data measurement
  • Neutron beam experient
  • Neutron capture therapy
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.lane.iir.titech.ac.jp/~buchi/index_e.html

Name(First/Last)Yoshihisa Matsumoto

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Radiation Biology and Medicine
Research Topics
  • Response of human cells to radiation at molecular level
  • Effects of radiation on human cells
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Students with knowledge of biology or radiation are welcome but not mandatory

Website

http://www.nr.titech.ac.jp/~yoshim/matsumotos_lab/Home.html

Name(First/Last)Takehiko Murayama

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Environmental policy and planning
Research Topics
  • Risk management
  • Environmental impact assessment
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.tm.depe.titech.ac.jp/wordpress/en/

Name(First/Last)Miki Saijo

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study User Centered Design, Diffusion on Innovation​, Discourse Analysis
Research Topics
  • Usability Test of AT-device​
  • Diffusion of Electric Vehicle in Japan
  • Critical Discourse Analysis on Scientific Issues
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.esd.titech.ac.jp/wp_saijo/?lang=en

Name(First/Last)Kunio Takahashi

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Adhesion-, Surface-, Interface-, Materials, Plasma-engineering
Research Topics
  • Surface and Interface tension (theory and application ex.Adhesion devices)
  • Energy harvester (design and application)
  • Small (mm-sized) plasma (analysis and application)
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Agreement on intellectual property obtained in this lab

Website

http://www.ide.titech.ac.jp/~KT-lab/

Name(First/Last)Koji Tokimatsu

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study energy systems engineering, environment and resource economics
Research Topics
  • techno-economic assessment of energy technology
  • energy systems analysis and climate change mitigation
  • lifecycle assessment
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.kt.depe.titech.ac.jp/index/index.en.html

Name(First/Last)Hiroaki Tsutsui

Department

Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Magnetic Confinement Fusion
Research Topics
  • Nuclear Fusion
  • Plasma Physics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.lane.iir.titech.ac.jp/~htsutsui/

Name(First/Last)Naoyuki Hayashi

Department

Social and Human Sciences

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Applied Physiology, Health Science
Research Topics
  • Responses in circulation to exercise, mental task, food intake and temperature
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://hlab.hum.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Masashi Shirabe

Department

Social and Human Sciences

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Scientometrics
Research Topics
  • Patent citations of academic paper (Knowledge transfer)
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

Name(First/Last)Hilofumi Yamamoto

Department

Social and Human Sciences

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Linguistics
Research Topics
  • Japanese Linguistics
  • Mathematical Linguistics
  • Corpus Linguistics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Fully understand Japanese as a second language.
Basic knowledge of UNIX operation.
Interested in Japanese culture and language.

Website

https://cuckoo.js.ila.titech.ac.jp/~yamagen/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Kazuyoshi Hidaka

Department

Innovation Science

Job Title Professor
Field of Study smart city, distributed energy management system
Research Topics
  • energy consumer behavior
  • demand response
  • smart house
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.hidaka-lab.mot.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Masako Ikegami

Department

Innovation Science

Job Title Professor
Field of Study International Security, arms control & disarmament
Research Topics
  • Nuclear security & non-proliferation;
  • arms control/disarmament and conflict prevention;
  • science, technology and society
Period Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

Name(First/Last)Shintaro Sengoku

Department

Innovation Science

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Technology and innovation management
Research Topics
  • Innovation science in biotechnology
  • Innovation science in healthcare
  • The theory of organisation in R&D
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Laboratory seminars and colloquiums are held in Japanese

Website

http://info.sengoku-lab.org/Home/e

Name(First/Last)Yuya Kajikawa

Department

Technology and Innovation Management (professional master’s degree program)

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Technology and Innovation Management
Research Topics
  • Research and Development (R&D) Management
  • Science and Industrial Policy
  • Sustainability
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.k-lab.mot.titech.ac.jp/index_eng.html

Name(First/Last)Hiroshi Sagara

Department

Technology and Innovation Management (professional master’s degree program)

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Nuclear Engineering, Reactor Design, Safety Engineering
Research Topics
  • Nuclear System Designing for Safety, Security and Nonproliferation
  • Risk Assessment by Numerical Analysis for System Safety
  • Non-destructive Assay Technique for detection
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.lane.iir.titech.ac.jp/~sagara/index_en.html