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Faculty of Industrial Science and Technology

Department of Materials Science and Technology

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The Department of Materials Science and Technology aims to generate new materials and new engineering that contribute to the development of industry by exceeding the existing limits of engineering, and also cultivate human resources who contribute to society based on a foundation of specialization in materials science and technology.

  • Develop an education system where students can understand the characteristics of materials from a consistent and unified perspective from the atomic/molecular level to the macroscopic level, by comprehensively making use of basic science (physics, chemistry and biology).
  • Promote fusion and expansion of basic science based on free ideas, and aim to produce human resources full of creativity who are proficient in basic science.
  • Make full use of all-round liberal arts education at the Oshamambe Campus, which emphasize sociality, cooperativeness and self-motivation at the Katsushika Campus, and carry out specialized education that produces human resources who have mastered advanced, specialized knowledge in materials engineering and who possess a proper sense of ethics and abundant human qualities.

Curriculum Chart

Area of Learning

Subjects Common to All Areas

  • Basic Laboratory Course 1 / 2
  • Calculus 1 / 2
  • Linear Algebra 1 / 2
  • Classical Mechanics 1 / 2
  • Chemistry 1 / 2
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Mathematics Exercise 1 / 2
  • Fundamental Engineering Seminar
  • Materials Science Laboratory Basic Course 1 / 2
  • Thermodynamics of Materials 1 / 2
  • Physics of Materials 1 / 2
  • Chemistry of Materials 1 / 2
  • Mechanics of Materials 1
  • Molecular Science
  • Optical Properties of Materials 1
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Quantum Physics of Materials
  • Strength and Fracture of Materials
  • Structural Analysis of Solid State Materials
  • Processing and Function of Materials 1 / 2
  • Materials Science Laboratory Advanced Course 1 / 2
  • Graduation Research
  • Literature Reading
  • <General Subjects>
    • Human Science
    • English
Basic Materials Science
  • Metallic Materials
  • Semiconducting Materials Science and Engineering
  • Inorganic Materials Science and Engineering
  • Organic Materials Science and Engineering
  • Materials for Mechanical Engineering
Material Functions
  • Aerospace Materials Science and Engineering
  • Bio-Functional Materials
  • Materials for Electronics
  • Magnetic Functional Materials Science and Technology
  • Photo Functional Materials
  • Materials for Devices
  • Elementary Composite Materials
Science Subjects + α
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • Career Development in Industrial Science and Technology
Material Processes
  • Chemistry of Polymeric Materials
  • Electrochemistry of Materials
  • Materials Processing 1 - 3
  • Polymer Materials
Materials Science
  • Applied Mathematics 1 / 2
  • Materials for Energy and Environmental Engineering
  • English for Materials Science and Technology
  • Optical Properties of Materials 2
  • Material Analysis and Characterzation
  • Computational Approach for Materials Engineering
Solid-State Materials
  • Chemistry of Solids
  • Solid State Physics 1 / 2
  • Mechanics of Materials 2
  • Lattice Defects and Dislocation Theory

Graduation Research

  • Kikuchi Research Group (Biomaterials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Polymer Materials, Biological Material Studies)
  • Kamimura Research Group (Polymer Nanomaterials / Analytical Chemistry / Mechanobiology)

Graduation Research

  • Tamura Research Group (Metallic Materials / Physical Properties)
  • Ishiguro Research Group (Functional Nanomaterials / Atomic Structural Analysis)

Graduation Research

  • Soga Research Group (Biomedical Imaging / Photonic Materials and Devices / Display Materials and Devices)
  • Furue Research Group (Liquid Crystal Science / Physical Properties)

Graduation Research

  • Iida Research Group (Electric Power Engineering / Electric Equipment Engineering)
  • Takanashi Research Group (Suface science / Electronic Property Physics)

Graduation Research

  • Kogo Research Group (Composite Materials / Thermo-Mechanical Properties)
  • Koyanagi Research Group (Composite Materials / Mechanics of Materials)

Graduation Research

  • Yasumori / Nakanishi Research Group (Inorganic Materials / Chemical And Physical Properties)
  • Nishio Research Group (Inorganic Material / Physical Properties)

Information on Career Paths

  • Graduate School


  • Machinery and appliances


  • Metal products


  • Information industry


  • Service


  • Construction


  • Medicine and cosmetics


  • Civil servant


  • Transport, Communication


  • Publishing, broadcasting


  • Wooden goods industry


  • Electricity supply, gas supply


  • Other industries


  • Other (persons planning on continuing education, studying abroad, etc.)


List of Faculty Members

Title Name Research Area Keyword
Professor FURUE Hirokazu Applied materials Liquid Crystal
Professor IIDA Tsutomu Power engineering/Power conversion/Electric machinery
Professor ISHIGURO Takashi Physical properties of metals/Metal-base materials Functional thin films, TEM, IR spectroscopy, green chemistry, water science
Professor KIKUCHI Akihiko Biomedical engineering/Biomaterial science and engineering Biomaterials, functional polymers, drug delivery systems, regenerative medicine
Professor KOGO Yasuo Composite materials/Surface and interface engineering Composite materials, Strength, Toughness, Fracture, Indentation, FIB-CVD, DLC
Professor NISHIO Keishi Inorganic materials/Physical properties Ceramics, Thin Film, Sol-gel process, Spark Plasma Sintering
Professor SOGA Kohei Biomedical engineering/Biomaterial science and engineering
Inorganic materials/Physical properties
bio imaging, imuno assay
Rare earth, Phoshpor
Professor TAMURA Ryuji Physical properties of metals/Metal-base materials quasicrystals, approximant crystals, metallic glasses, nanocomposite magnets
Professor YASUMORI Atsuo Inorganic materials/Physical properties Glasses, Photo-, Electric-, Magnetic-, Thermal functions, Photocatalysis, Chemical sensing
Associate Professor KOTSUGI Masato Condensed matter physics II Thin Films, Nanostructures, Magnetism, Green electronics
Associate Professor KOYANAGI Jun Materials/Mechanics of materials Composite materials, Experimental Mechanics, Computational Mechanics
Junior Associate Professor KAMIMURA Masao Biomedical engineering/Biomaterial science and engineering
Polymer chemistry
Cell biology
Medical pharmacy
Biomaterials, Theranostics, Bioimaging
Polymer biomaterials
Drug Delivery System, Nanomedicine
Junior Associate Professor NAKANISHI Takayuki Organic and hybrid materials
Inorganic industrial materials

Assistant Professor INOUE Ryo Inorganic materials/Physical properties Mechanical properties of composite materials and coatings
Assistant Professor IWASAKI Kenichiro Applied materials optical physics, photoluminescence, afterglow, thermoluminescence
Assistant Professor OKUBO Kyohei Nano/Microsystems
Analytical chemistry
Integrated photonics and plasmonic device
Biosensors, Microfluidics
Assistant Professor SHIOJIRI Daishi Inorganic materials/Physical properties Thin films, Oxide, Crystal growth, Composite materials, Thermal management
Assistant Professor SUZUKI Shintaro
Assistant Professor UBE Takuji Reaction engineering/Process system infrared spectroscopy, water, metal, hydrothermal reaction, supercritical water