Tokyo University of Science

Graduate School

Graduate School of Global Fire Science and Technology

Department of Fire Science and Technology*

*No new applications will be accepted on and after April 2018.


The objective of the Department of Fire Science and Technology is to foster advanced and specialized professionals who can adopt effective measures for controlling fire disaster risks by using the results of cutting-edge research related to fire safety performance evaluations and the establishment of design systems based on such evaluations, with the goal of controlling fire disaster risks in urban spaces.

List of Research Areas and Faculty Members

Major Title Name Research Area
Graduate School of Global Fire Science and Technology Professor HAGIWARA Ichiro Evacuation safety, Fire safety design of buildings, Per-formance-based Code
Professor ICHIMURA Shiro Sports Science,Preventive Medicine and Public Health
Professor IKEDA Kenichi Fire-resistive construction, Structural fire safety design, Diagnosis of fire-damaged building, Structural design of building
Professor KOHNO Mamoru Building Material and structure,Fire safety engineering,Structural reliability
Professor MATSUBARA Yoshiyuki Architectural environment/equipment (Safety engineering, Fire science, Electrostatics)
Professor MATSUYAMA Ken Fire/Combustion Engineering, Thermic Fluid, Fire Extinction Theory, Measurement Engineering
Professor OHMIYA Yoshifumi Building Disaster Prevention Planning, Evacuation Behavior, Smoke Control, Fire Spreading Mechanisms
Associate Professor MIZUNO Masayuki Human Behavior in Fire, Evacuation Safety, Evacuation Simulation
Junior Associate Professor YANAGITA Shinya Behavioral Physiology in heat environment, Neurophysiological (Brain) function in fire