Material Science and Production Engineering

Education of professional researchers and engineers who can deal with internationalization and globalization of information society.

Educational Features

This department offers four Doctor's programs. Solid State Electronics gives special courses on the fundamentals of semiconductors, and optical devices. Applied Advanced Materials Engineering gives special courses on applications of magnetic materials and bio-materials to electrical and chemical engineering. Energy System Engineering gives special courses on generation, conversion, storage and transportation of electric and heat energy. System Design and Production Engineering gives special studies on the fundamentals and application of machine design and ultra-precise machining technology.

Curriculum

  • Advanced Study on Solid State Electronics
  • Advanced Seminar in Solid State Electronics Ⅰ
  • Advanced Seminar in Solid State Electronics Ⅱ
  • Advanced Seminar in Solid State Electronics Ⅲ
  • Advanced Seminar in Solid State Electronics Ⅳ
  • Advanced Seminar in Solid State Electronics Ⅴ
  • Advanced Study on Advanced Materials Engineering
  • Advanced Seminar in Applied Materials Engineering Ⅰ
  • Advanced Seminar in Applied Materials Engineering Ⅱ
  • Advanced Seminar in Applied Materials Engineering Ⅲ
  • Advanced Seminar in Applied Materials Engineering Ⅳ
  • Advanced Seminar in Applied Materials Engineering Ⅴ
  • Advanced Seminar in Applied Materials Engineering Ⅵ
  • Advanced Seminar in Applied Materials Engineering Ⅶ
  • Advanced Study on Energy System Engineering
  • Advanced Seminar in Energy System Engineering Ⅰ
  • Advanced Seminar in Energy System Engineering Ⅱ
  • Advanced Seminar in Energy System Engineering Ⅲ
  • Advanced Seminar in Energy System Engineering Ⅳ
  • Advanced Seminar in Energy System Engineering Ⅴ
  • Advanced Seminar in Energy System Engineering Ⅵ
  • Advanced Seminar in Energy System Engineering Ⅶ
  • Advanced Study on System Design and Production Engineering
  • Advanced Seminar in System Design and Production Engineering Ⅰ
  • Advanced Seminar in System Design and Production Engineering Ⅱ
  • Advanced Seminar in System Design and Production Engineering Ⅲ
  • Advanced Seminar in System Design and Production Engineering Ⅳ
  • Advanced Seminar in System Design and Production Engineering Ⅴ
  • Advanced Seminar in System Design and Production Engineering Ⅵ
  • Advanced Seminar in System Design and Production Engineering Ⅶ

The Teaching Staff and Research Topics

ADVANCED STUDY ON SOLID STATE ELECTRONICS

Prof. Dr. R. Katayama Functional optical devices for high-performance optical systems
Prof. Dr. J. Kitagawa Material research on new magnetic materials
Prof. Dr. F. Maeda Physical properties and functions of low-dimensional nanomaterials

SPECIAL RESEARCH ON ADVANCED MATERIALS ENGINEERING

Prof. Dr. M. Kawakami Development of electrochemical biosensors for environmental monitoring
Prof. Ph. D. M. Kitayama Development of porous Si3N4 ceramics and their application
Prof. Dr. X.- Z. Wu Development of novel and simple analytical methods for environmental and biological samples
Prof. Dr. H. Mita Organic geochemical study of co-evolution of the Earth and life and its application for environmental engineering
Prof. Dr. K. Watanabe Development of a new analysis method for microorganism groups in foods and environments, and
development of a method to use them effectively
Assoc. Prof. Dr. N. Miyamoto Synthesis and properties of functional hybrid materials with well-defined nanostructures

ADVANCED SEMINAR IN ENERGY SYSTEM ENGINEERING

Prof. Dr. K. Eguchi Development of switching power converters and their application
Prof. Dr. K. Ohyama Studies on control of alternating-current machine
Prof. Dr. K. Takahara Desigh and development of a linear generator / Desigh and control of a portable system of hydrogen generation
Prof. Dr. B. R. Ni Critical current charactoristic and flux pinning in superconductors
Prof. Dr. K. Matsuo Plasma diagnostics
Prof. Dr. R. Murayama Study on ultrasonic nondestrucitive evaluation for industrial material and structures

SYSTEM DESIGN AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERING

Prof. Dr. Y. Kawamura Laser micro fabrication, Magnetic suspension and balance system
Prof. Dr. H. Kino Studies on robot manipulator control
Prof. Dr. S. Zhu Development of Evaluation Method for Interfacial Damage in Thermal Barrier Coating
Prof. Dr. C. V. Suciu Interdisciplinary Investigations on the Tribological Design, Dynamic Design, Optimal Design, Compact and Ecological Design of the Macro-, Micro-, and Nano-Machines
Prof. Dr. T. Senba Development of Mechanical Microfabrication System
Prof. Dr. K. Hirota Development of precision metal forming processes
Assoc. Prof. Dr. T. Kato Research on fluid power systems and their applications