List of Labs and Research Topics

Materials and Chemical Technology

Name(First/Last)Yuhei Hayamizu

Department

ļ¼­aterials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Nano-Bio
Research Topics
  • biosensors
  • self-assembly
  • peptides, nanomaterials
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.op.titech.ac.jp/lab/hayamizu/index_e.html

Name(First/Last)Tomohiro Hayashi

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Surface & Interface science, Biomaterials
Research Topics
  • Surface and interface analysis of biointerfaces
  • Material informatics
  • Machine learning
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants who plan to join Tokyo TECH in courses of IGP(A), (B), and (C) can be accepted.

Website

http://lab.spm.jp/

Name(First/Last)Toshiyuki Ikoma

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Biomaterial, Nanomedicine, Tissue Engineering
Research Topics
  • Nanomedicine
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomaterials
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.bio.ceram.titech.ac.jp/english/index.html

Name(First/Last)Ken Ishikawa

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study optoelectronic organic materials
Research Topics
  • liquid crystal
  • structural color
  • organic thin film solar cell
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.op.titech.ac.jp/lab/Take-Ishi/html/ki/

Name(First/Last)Kenichi Kawamura

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study High Temperature Solid State Chemistry
Research Topics
  • Solid state Ionics
  • High temperature oxidation
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.mkg.mtl.titech.ac.jp/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Takeshi Kikutani

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Structure and Properties of Fibers and Polymers
Research Topics
  • Fibers and Films
  • Polymer Processing
  • Structure analysis
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

It is preferable for the applicants to have fundamental knowledge on polymer science/engineering.

Website

http://kikutani.op.titech.ac.jp/en/index.html

Name(First/Last)Yoshisato Kimura

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Materials Science, Metallurgy
Research Topics
  • Thermoelectric Materials (Based on Intermetallics)
  • Heat Resistant Alloys (Based on Intermetallics)
  • Phase Diagram and Phase Stability
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://j3www.materia.titech.ac.jp/mishima-kimura/index_eng.html

Name(First/Last)Yoshitaka Kitamoto

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Nanobio materials and devices
Research Topics
  • Biodevices based on electromagnetism
  • Nanoparticle-based biomaterials
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.iem.titech.ac.jp/kitamoto/index.html

Name(First/Last)Equo Kobayashi

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering, Biomedical Materials
Research Topics
  • Biomedical Materials
  • Materials Science
  • Nonferrous Metals
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.satokobayashi.mtl.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Yutaka Majima

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Nanomaterials and devices
Research Topics
  • Nano fabrication processes
  • Molecular devices
  • Single-electron transistor
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Prospective applicants to the doctoral program or IGP(A), Tokyo Institute of Technology are welcomed. Prospective candidates will be interviewed.

Website

http://www.msl.titech.ac.jp/~majima/eng_index.html

Name(First/Last)Hidetoshi Matsumoto

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study organic and polymeric materials
Research Topics
  • Physical Chemistry of Organic Materials
  • Functional Polymers
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.op.titech.ac.jp/lab/matsumoto/index-j.html

Name(First/Last)Sachiko Matsushita

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Energy Conversion
Research Topics
  • Sensitized thermal cell
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

English or Japanese, reading and speaking

Website

http://www.rmat.ceram.titech.ac.jp/index_e.html

Name(First/Last)Tsuyoshi Michinobu

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Polymer Science
Research Topics
  • Semiconducting Polymers
  • Polymer Synthesis
  • Polymer Sensors
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Laboratory experiences in organic synthesis are desired.

Website

http://www.op.titech.ac.jp/lab/michinobu/en/

Name(First/Last)Takehiko Mori

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Organic Electronics
Research Topics
  • Organic transistors
  • Organic conductors and superconductors
  • Energy band of organic crystals
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.op.titech.ac.jp/lab/mori/index.e.html

Name(First/Last)Nobuo Nakada

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Structural Metals and Alloys
Research Topics
  • Iron and Steel
  • Microstructural control
  • Mechanical property and microstructure relationship
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://kamonohashi.iem.titech.ac.jp/nakada/top.html

Name(First/Last)Kazutaka Nakamura

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy
Research Topics
  • coherent control of electrons and phonons
  • ultrafast phenomena
  • phonon dynamics
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.knlab.msl.titech.ac.jp/english/

Name(First/Last)Masahiro Susa

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Metallurgy
Research Topics
  • Mould flux for contiuous casting of steel
  • Iron oxide scale
  • Thermophsical property measurements
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites

It would be better if the student can speak Japanese even if only a little.

Website

http://www.susalab.mtl.titech.ac.jp/

Name(First/Last)Eiji Tada

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Materials Science
Research Topics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Metallic Corrosion
  • Environmental Degradation of Metallic Materials
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites


Website

http://www.elechemcorr.mtl.titech.ac.jp/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Hiroaki Takeda

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Crystal Chemistry, Crystal Growth
Research Topics
  • Crystal growth of functional oxide materials
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://nanophononics.ceram.titech.ac.jp/index.html

Name(First/Last)Mitsutoshi Ueda

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Degradation of Metallic Materials at High Temperature
Research Topics
  • High Temperature Oxidation of Heat Resistant Steels
  • Hot Rolling Process in Iron-making
  • Fundamental Research for High Temperature Oxidation of Metals
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Those who have interests in one of the above research topics. Prefers serious students who are prepared to concentrate fully on research.

Website

http://www.mkg.mtl.titech.ac.jp/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Tetsuji Yano

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Glass and amorphous materials
Research Topics
  • Optical materials; processing and analysis
  • Fundamental science of glass and amorphous materials
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants must have completed coursework in "physical chemistry" and "spectroscopy" prior to starting the program.

Website

http://intelligent-materials.jp/

Name(First/Last)Katsumi Yoshida

Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Ceramic engineering
Research Topics
  • Severe environment resistant materials
  • Ceramic-based composites
  • Materials for nuclear and fusion applications
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/~tyano/index.html

Name(First/Last)Shinji Ando

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Structure and Physical Properties of Functional Aromatic Polymers
Research Topics
  • Spectroscopic characterization of three-dimensional orientation of polymer chains /
  • Characterization of inverse dispersion of birefringence in liquid crystalline polymers /
  • Control of anisotropic and volumetric thermal expansion of bent-shaped polyimides
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Experience of laboratory-based work on polymer science/engineering in your university for more than one year.

Website

http://www.op.titech.ac.jp/polymer/lab/sando/Eng/index.htm

Name(First/Last)Masahiko Hara

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Nano-Materials Chemistry
Research Topics
  • Scanning Probe Microscopy and Nano-Photonics Spectroscopy
  • Self-Assembly and Surface/Interface Science
  • Chemical Evolution and Chemical Origins of Life
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Short- and/or long-term internships could be arranged upon request throughout the year

Website

https://www.haralab.tokyo/

Name(First/Last)Taro Hitosugi

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Solid state chemistry and physics, Surfaces and Interfaces, Electrochemistry
Research Topics
  • Batteries. solid-state ionics
  • thin film properties
  • oxides, hydrides
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.apc.titech.ac.jp/~thitosugi/english/index.html

Name(First/Last)Masatoshi Kubouchi

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Chemical Equipment Design, Composite Materials
Research Topics
  • Degradation of Composite Materials
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.chemeng.titech.ac.jp/~tklab/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Shinsuke Mori

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Plasma chemistry
Research Topics
  • Plasma-enhanced CVD
  • Plasma reforming
  • Plasma surface modification
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.chemeng.titech.ac.jp/~morilab/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Ken Nakajima

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Polymer Nanomechanics
Research Topics
  • nanomechanical property mapping by atomic force microscope on various polymeric materials
  • development of nanorheological measurement based on atomic force microscope, Investigation of rubber-filler interface
  • heterogeneous stress distribution of stretched rubber
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://nanomech.polymer.titech.ac.jp/en/

Name(First/Last)Mina Okochi

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Biological Chemical Engineering, Peptide Engineering
Research Topics
  • Screening of functional peptides related to cell function
  • Development of peptide functionalized biodevices
  • Peptide array based allergy IgE epitope analysis
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.chemeng.titech.ac.jp/~lab-okochi/index.html

Name(First/Last)Reiko Saito

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Polymer Science
Research Topics
  • Development of new polymers
  • Synthesis of polymer-resin/silica nanocomposites
  • New polymers for energy devices.
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Applicants must have the experiences of polymer synthesis by radical polymerization or by curing of epoxy to start the program.

Website

http://www.op.titech.ac.jp/polymer/lab/saito/index-e.html

Name(First/Last)Yusuke Shimoyama

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Chemical Engineering, Separation Engineering
Research Topics
  • supercritical extraction
  • Nanosuspension
  • particle formation pharmaceutical and bioactive compounds
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.chemeng.titech.ac.jp/~yshimo/index-j.html

Name(First/Last)Teruoki Tago

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Chemical Engineering
Research Topics
  • Chemical reaction engineering
  • Catalytic reaction engineering
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study U4 / Master
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of Chemical Engineering

Website

http://www.chemeng.titech.ac.jp/~tagolabo/english/index.html

Name(First/Last)Ken Tanaka

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Organic Chemistry
Research Topics
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Asymmetric Catalysis
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Students who have sufficient experience in organic chemistry can be accepted at our laboratory

Website

http://www.apc.titech.ac.jp/~ktanaka/www/Home.html

Name(First/Last)Izumi Taniguchi

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Chemical Engineering
Research Topics
  • Energy storage materials
  • Nanostructure and nanocomposite materials
  • Aerosol and powder technologies
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.chemeng.titech.ac.jp/~itlab/index.html

Name(First/Last)Masatoshi Tokita

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Polymer Science
Research Topics
  • Liquid Crystalline Polymers
  • Block Copolymers
  • Polymer Brush
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites

Sufficient communication skills in English. Experience in laboratory experiments of organic chemistry. Basic knowledge of the research topics and motivation to learn more.

Website

http://www.op.titech.ac.jp/polymer/lab/tokita/external/index.html

Name(First/Last)Yuji Wada

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Professor
Field of Study Catalysis and microwave chemistry
Research Topics
  • Solid catalysis driven under microwave irradiation
  • Meal smelting driven by microwaves
Period Summer (June to August 2018)
Year of Study Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.apc.titech.ac.jp/~ywada/wada/English.html

Name(First/Last)Shiro Yoshikawa

Department

Chemical Science and Engineering

Job Title Associate Professor
Field of Study Chemical Engineering
Research Topics
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Membrane Separation Process
  • Mixing Process
Period Summer (June to August 2018) / Winter (November 2018 to February 2019)
Year of Study U3 / U4 / Master / Doctoral
Requirements/
Prerequisites
Website

http://www.chemeng.titech.ac.jp/~fsegrp/YOSHIKAWA/index.html