The role that is demanded of civil engineers has shifted rapidly from construction of civil infrastructures to the development and maintenance/management of a sustainable social infrastructure that takes the current natural and social environments into consideration.
This is why the educational goal of this department is to train professionals who meet the following requirements: "Civil engineers possessing basic knowledge, as well as rich adaptivity and expansivity"; "Civil engineers capable of working independently while possessing a sense of ethics and an environmental perspective"; and "Civil engineers who have the ability to act, and are trusted".

Research Groups & Research Areas

  • Structural Engineering / Applied Mechanics

    Bridges and many other structures are indispensable for civilized life. Structural engineering helps not only to design and construct these structures but also maintain them rationally. Further, applied mechanics engages in basic research providing the mathematical and theoretical foundation for structural engineering.

    Kimura Research Group / Saeki Research Group / Touhei Research Group

  • Concrete engineering/Construction material management

    The consumption of concrete follows that of water. Concrete is absolutely necessary for a social infrastructure which realizes a safe and comfortable life. We consider the design, construction, maintenance and management of concrete structures, as well as the effective use of industrial waste.

    Kato Research Group

  • Analysis and Experiments Relating to Soil and Foundations

    Tunnels, long-span bridges, dams, high-rise buildings, seaside landfills and other social infrastructure around us stand on various types of ground. Using theory and experiments, we explain engineering problems related to the ground.

    Kikuchi Research Group / Tsukamoto Research Group

  • Hydro-meteorology/ Flood disaster and river environment

    A large number of problems related to the environment and disaster prevention involving air and water have come to light, including air pollution, water pollution, flooding, and giant tsunami. We uncover them by on-site observations, experiments and numerical simulations.

    Nakayoshi Research Group / Nihei Research Group

  • Environmental Engineering

    Have you ever thought about your surroundings? All of it is the environment. Do you know where wastewater is flowing? Do you know what trash is? The study of all these things is environmental engineering.

    Deguchi Research Group

  • Infrastructure Planning / Transportation Planning

    Transport infrastructure such as roads and railways needs to be planned to make sure that people can travel comfortably and efficiently. We look into how transportation system is planned and designed, and how it is realized and evaluated.

    Terabe Research Group / Yaginuma Research Group

  • Wide-Area Environments / Processing and Analysis of National Land Information

    Remote sensing is continuing to evolve as an earth observation technology. This field works on research tasks involving the processing and analysis of remote sensing data from satellite observations and the like.

    Kojima Research Group

List of Faculty Members

Name Title Research Area Keyword
DEGUCHI Hiroshi Professor Environmental dynamic analysis
Civil and environmental engineering
Civil engineering environmental system
Civil engineering environmental system
KATO Yoshitaka Professor Structural engineering/Earthquake engineering/Maintenance management engineering Concrete Engineering, Construction Material Management
KIMURA Kichiro Professor Structural engineering/Earthquake engineering/Maintenance management engineering bridges, wind effects on structures, wind environment, wind turbines
KOJIMA Hirohito Professor Civil engineering project/Traffic engineering Spatial information engineering, remote sensing, image processing and analysis
NIHEI Yasuo Professor Hydraulic engineering Environmental hydraulics, River engineering, Fluid dynamics
SAEKI Masayuki Professor Structural engineering/Earthquake engineering/Maintenance management engineering sensing, monitoring
TERABE Shintaro Professor Civil engineering project/Traffic engineering Transportation Planning, Transportation Marketing, Public Involvement
TSUKAMOTO Yoshimichi Professor Geotechnical engineering Soil liquefaction during earthquakes and associated problems
ENOMOTO Tadao Associate Professor
Nakayoshi Makoto Associate Professor Hydraulic engineering Hydro-meteorology, Bio-meteorology, Sensor development
YAGINUMA Hideki Associate Professor Civil engineering project/Traffic engineering Travel behaviour analysis, Transportation Network Analysis, Econometrics, Machine learning
HASHIMOTO Nagate Junior Associate Professor
ISHIMARU Taichi Assistant Professor Geotechnical engineering
KASHIWADA Jin Assistant Professor Hydraulic engineering hydraulics, River engineering
MORICHIKA Shogo Assistant Professor Structural engineering/Earthquake engineering/Maintenance management engineering Maintenance, Sensor sensing, Fatigue crack
TANAKA Mamoru Assistant Professor

Information on Career Paths

  • Graduate School
  • Construction
  • Civil Servant
  • Real Estate and Goods Rental and Leasing
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Transportation and Postal Services
  • Miscellaneous Services
  • Information Industry
  • Finance, Insurance
  • Education, Learning Support
  • Electricity, Gas, Heat Supply and Water
  • Professional and Technical Services
  • Other (Persons Planning on Continuing Education, Studying Abroad, etc.)
(As of March 2023)
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