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Message from the Director

Within the university, education and research are inseparably linked to one another and have a synergistic relationship which contributes to significant growth and development.
Education represents the built-in culture which is the foundation of each academic area, and it is driven by the undergraduate and graduate schools; while, research requires activities which transcend the boundaries of those academic areas. If education is the longitudinal axis, then research is the horizontal axis.
The Research Institute for Science and Technology plays the role of that horizontal axis within the Tokyo University of Science and is an organization which exists to support outstanding and original research.
On April 1, 2015, a newly reorganized Research Institute for Science and Technology was established. Research within the Institute is carried out by different research divisions, research centers and joint usage research centers which are organized within a full-scale, comprehensive research promotion framework.
The foundations of the Research Institute for Science and Technology were laid by its first Director General, Dr. Hidetoshi Fukuyama.
The specific aims of the Research Institute for Science and Technology are to transcend categories of basic and applied science in pursuing substantive, cross-field cooperation between different academic areas based upon a thorough, fundamental knowledge of each area; to eliminate barriers between those inside and outside of academia and between those inside and outside of Japan to actively carry out research; to strengthen the fluidity and mobility of faculty and staff within the university; and to achieve a greater connection between the university and society. The expectation for the Institute is that it will capitalize on the terrific research environment full of vitality and unity which has been created and will produce tangible results via outstanding, highly diverse graduates amply equipped with the creativity needed for the future.
It is towards this end that we seek to do away with the barriers between research centers and divisions, foster mutual cooperation, create new research clusters and produce new academic trends and results.

Director General, Research Institute for Science and Technology
Dr. Makoto Asashima

Organization of the Research Institute for Science and Technology (April, 2016)

Research Centers

  1. Center for Fire Science and Technology
  2. IR FEL Research Center
  3. Research Center for Chirality
  4. Photocatalysis International Research Center
  5. Translational Research Center
  6. Imaging Frontier Center

Research Divisions

  1. Division of Pharmaco-creation Frontier
  2. Division of Integrated Science of Oshamambe town
  3. Division of Advanced Communication Researches
  4. International Research Division of Interfacial Thermo-fluid Dynamics
  5. Division of Nanocarbon Research
  6. Division of Bio-organometallics
  7. Division of Thermoelectrics for Waste Heat Recovery
  8. Division of Colloid and Interface Science
  9. Division of Synergetic Supramolecular Coordination Systems in Multiphase
  10. Division of Advanced Urbanism and Architecture
  11. Academic Detailing Database Division
  12. Division of Medical-Science-Engineering Cooperation
  13. Division of Mathematical Modeling and its Mathematical Analysis
  14. Water Frontier Science Research Division
  15. Fusion of Regenerative Medicine with DDS
  16. Photovoltaic Science and Technology Research Division
  17. Advanced EC Device Research Division
  18. Division of Agri-biotechnology
  19. Division of Things and Systems
  20. Atmospheric Science Research Division
  21. Division of Super Distributed Intelligent Systems
  22. Brain Interdisciplinary Research Division
  23. Division of Intelligent System Engineering
  24. Advanced Agricultural Energy Science and Technology Research Division

Joint Usage / Research Center

  1. Research Center for Fire Safety Science
  2. Photocatalysis International Research Center