Physics explores the principles and laws that serve as the fundamentals of natural phenomena, and its targets extend over a broad range, from elementary particles to the cosmos, artificial substances, and living organisms/environment. Based on the spirit of the university's foundation of the "advancement of science," the Department of Physics opens its doors widely to young people and working people who wish to study in the evening.

Research Groups & Research Areas

  • Cosmophysics

    This area considers information determining the amount of substances existing in the universe, dark energy, the value of the Hubble constant, the age of the universe, and the like.

    Kase Research Group

  • Theory of Physicality / Theoretical Physics

    Theoretically grasping the universal structures behind natural phenomena, we explain experimental facts and predict unknown events.

    Sakai Research Group

  • Solid-State Physics (Experimental)

    We carry out experiments to understand the properties of substances, and apply those properties to develop or search for devices and functional materials.

    Nishio Research Group / Zhao Research Group

  • Biophysics

    We conduct research on the structures, etc. of living creatures utilizing physical methods.

    Umemura Research Group

  • Atomic Physics / Particle Beam Physics

    We use electrons, positrons and the like to elucidate the properties of atoms.

    Nagata Research Group / Nagashima Research Group

* For graduation research, the research groups in the Faculty of Science Division II Department of Physics, students can select a research group from the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science Division I.

List of Faculty Members

Name Title Research Area Keyword
NAGASHIMA Yasuyuki Professor Atomic/Molecular/Quantum electronics Positron Physics
NISHIO Taichiro Professor
SAKAI Kazumitsu Professor Mathematical physics/Fundamental condensed matter physics
UMEMURA Kazuo Professor Biological physics/Chemical physics/Soft matter physics Biological Physics, Biophysics
ZHAO Xinwei Professor
KASE Ryotaro Associate Professor Particle/Nuclear/Cosmic ray/Astro physics
NAGATA Yugo Associate Professor Atomic/Molecular/Quantum electronics Antimatter, Spectroscopy
ASAKA Riyo Assistant Professor Atomic/Molecular/Quantum electronics Quantum information
KIMURA Naoki Assistant Professor Atomic/Molecular/Quantum electronics Atomic, Molecular and Oplical Physics
MURAYAMA Mariko Assistant Professor Condensed matter physics I semiconductors, optical physics, sodium-ion solid electrolyte, nano devices
SADA Yuhi Assistant Professor Condensed matter physics I
Atomic/Molecular/Quantum electronics
semiconductor/ optical physics/surface and interface
positron/quantum beam
TSUKAMOTO Naoki Assistant Professor Particle/Nuclear/Cosmic ray/Astro physics General relativity

Information on Career Paths

  • Graduate School
  • Information Industry
  • Education, Learning Support
  • Electronic Parts
  • Transport and Postal Activities
  • Wholesale and Retail Trade
  • Miscellaneous Services
  • Machinery and Appliances
  • Construction
  • Steel and Metal Mining
  • Other Manufacturing Industries
  • Incumbent continuation
  • Other (Persons Planning on Continuing Education, Studying Abroad, etc.)
(As of March 2023)
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