埼玉大学工学部 Saitama University Faculty of Engineering
Japanese

Faculty members and research interests

 Mechanical Engineering  Electrical and Electronic Systems
 Information and Computer Sciences  Applied Chemistry
 Functional Materials Science  Civil & Environmental Engineering
 Environmental Science & Human Engineering (Graduate School of Science and Engineering)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Design and Production System
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Eiichiro Tsuchida Strength of Materials, Elasticity, Fracture Mechanics, Thermoelasticity, Elastodynamics, Strength of Solid, Fatigue, Delayed Fracture, Photoelasticity, Computational Mechanics, Micromechanics, Acoustoelasticity.  
Prof. Yoshio Arai Strength of Materials, Elasticity, Fracture Mechanics, Thermoelasticity, Elastodynamics, Strength of Solid, Fatigue, Delayed Fracture, Photoelasticity, Computational Mechanics, Micromechanics, Acoustoelasticity, Nanomechanics. yarai<at>mech.
Prof. Hideyuki Ohtaki Reclaim and originate design method for revive, Design for recycling, Mechanical System, Design, Machatronics, Robotics, Intelligent Machine.  
Prof. Kenichiro Horio Production Engineering, Ultraprecision Polising/Cutting, Micro Machining, Electrical Discharge Machining, Thin Film Technology, Surface Evaluation. horiken<at>mech.
Prof. Akihiko Suzuki Reliability Engineering, High Temperature Strength, Damage Mechanics, Constitutive Equation, Application Technology for Ceramics, Molecular Dynamics, Principle of Manufacturing Technology, Law and Technology, Multi-agent Simulation. akihiko_suzuki<at>mech.
Associate Prof. Shinya Kotosaka Machatronics, Robotics, Intelligent Machine, BioMimetic System, Humanoid robot, Robot Safety.  
Associate Prof. Junichi Ikeno Ultraprecision Grinding, Micro Machining, Laser Machining, Laser Trapping, Production and Environment, Principle of Manufacturing Technology.  
Research Associate Jun'ichi Kaneko Production Engineering, CAD, CAM, Numerical Controlled Machine tool, Endmill Path Planning, 5-axis Controlled Machining, Computational Geometry, GPU Computing, Cutting Process. jkaneko<at>mech.
Research Associate Toyomi Uchiyama    
Research Associate Hideo Shibutani Ultraprecision Grinding, Polising, Micro Machining  
Mechanical Science
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Masaaki Kawahashi Acoustic Steaming and Thermoacoustic Effect. Development of PIV and Laser Speckle Method for Velocity and Density Field Measurement. Fluid Induced Vibration in High Speed Flow. High Speed Flow with Shock Wave. Centrifugal Fan. Micro Wind Turbine. Computational Fluid Dynamics. mkawa<at>mech
Prof. Hiroshi Kato Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Information.Materials Evaluation, Experimental Mechanics. Joining of Materials, Creation of New Materials. Biomaterials, Smart Materials. hkato<at>mech.
Prof. Shigeharu Ohyagi Combustion processes of fuel in various engines, Science of combustion and detonation wave , Safety problems in handling combustible gases  
Associate Prof. Hiroyuki Hirahara Development of PIV and Laser Speckle Method for Velocity and Density Field Measurement. Compressible Flow and Shock Wave. Creature's flow, Bioreactor. Micro Wind Turbine. Computational Fluid Dynamics. hhira<at>mech.
Associate Prof. Kensuke Kageyama Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Evaluation, Experimental Mechanics, Nondestructive Evaluation, Acoustic Emission, Sensor Materials, Plant Biotecnology, Smart Materials http://mehp.mech.saitama-u.ac.jp/
Associate Prof. Tetsuro Obara Structure of turbulent flames, Supersonic combustion, Propagation and initiation process of detonation waves, Combustion and explosion of multiphase systems, Flame propagation in a constant volume chamber, Shock wave engineering and numerical simulation of thermal fluid dynamics.  
Research Associate Kouju Shiozaki   shiozaki<at>mech.
Intelligent Mechanical System
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Kihachirou Tanaka Vibration, Dynamics and modelling for vibration and sound control, Seismic engineering, Kansei engineering, Sports engineering, Multibody dynamics.  
Prof. Takeshi Mizuno Control Engineering, Mechatronics, Magnetic Suspension, Magnetic Bearing, Active Vibration Control, Vibration Isolation, Autonomous Vehicle, Electrostatic Suspension, Mass Measurement in Space, Applications of Dynamic Vibration Absorber, Vibration Isolation System, Hybrid Actuators, Servo mechanism, Control Devices. mizar<at>mech.
Associate Prof. Hiroshi Yamamoto Field of interest: Dynamics (Vibration isolation, Damping, Modal analysis, Rotor-bearing system), Tribology (Lubrication, Friction, Wear) yamamoto<at>mech
Associate Prof. Tetsuya Watanabe Vibration, Dynamics and modelling for vibration and sound control, Seismic engineering, Kansei engineering, Sports engineering, Multibody dynamics. watanabe<at>mech
Research Associate Masaya Takasaki Control engineering, Mechatronics, Ultrasonic motor, Ultrasonic application, Surface acoustic wave, Design of SAW device, Tactile display  
Research Associate Ryutaro Miyaji    
Research Associate Ying Zheng    
Research Associate Naoki Hosoya Vibration, Dynamics and modelling for vibration and sound control, Experimental Modal Analysis, Frequency Response Function Measurement of Rotational Degrees of Freedom. hosoya<at>mech.
Support System
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Yuichi Sato Mechanism of mechanical system, Dynamics and kinematics of machinery, Self-excited vibration, Fluid-induced vibration, Motion and vibration control, Multi-body dynamics, Rotordynamics. ysato<at>mech
Prof. Masafumi Morita Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Measurement System of Biological signals, Dynamics of Bone (Morphological and qualitative changes of bone with a mechanical stimulation), Biomaterials, Biocompatibility of implant Materials, Wear and Corrosion Resistanc of Biomaterials.  
Prof. Keiichi Watanuki Human-centered Design, Web-based CAD/CAM/CAE system, Knowledge management, Technology transfer, Design for recycling, Mechatronics, Autonomous robotics, Human interface, Virtual reality, Multimedia, Genetic programming, Petri net. watanuki<at>mech.
Research Associate Kazuyuki Kojima Design for Human Comfort, Automatic Programming, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Network, Genetic Algorithm, Genetic Programming, Man-machine Interaction, Human Interface, Virtual Reality, Mechatoronics. kojima<at>mech.
http://human.mech.saitama-u.ac.jp/
Research Associate Takuo Nagamine Mechanism of mechanical system, Self-excited vibration, Self-excited sound, Synchronization nagamine<at>mech

Department of Electrical and Electronic Systems

Power,Electronics,and Control
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Shinichi Kobayashi High voltage insulation and current interruption in vacuum, electron emission from metals and insulators, surface processing.  
Prof. Shigeru Abe Power electronics, elevator system and multidimensional data management structures.  
Prof. Kohro Takahashi Study and development of new electronic devices on micro-fabrication technique.  
Prof. Tamaki Yaji Development of functional optical materials and the application devices. Ultraviolet and infrared radiation, measurements, and image spectroscopic measurement.  
Visiting Prof. Katsumi Midorikawa Ultrashort high-intensity lasers and their applications.  
Associate Prof. Mitsuaki Maeyama High repetitive and high speed pulse power generator. Numerical analysis of magnetic confined plasma. Applications of discharge plasma.  
Associate Prof. Kazuhito Ito Design automation for integrated circuits, design methodology for system LSI. Developing application specific VLSI.  
Associate Prof. Hidekazu Uchida Sensor engineering, especially biological/environmental measurement technique based on a semiconductor device and sensor signal/information processing technique.  
Associate Prof. Hiroshi Imada Measurements and application of static electricity. Computer simulation for behavior of charge particles in weakly ionized molecules or gases.  
Lecturer Yasuyoshi Kaneko Electrical and electronic machines, mechatronics, especially application of neural network and fuzzy theory in the industrial robots.  
Research Associate Yasushi Yamanou High voltage engineering, especially on vacuum insulation technique and surface discharge and surface charging phenomena in vacuum in order to develop an efficient and reliable electrical power system.  
Research Associate KaneoTakaku Computer-aided analyses, measurement techniques and improvement of Performance characteristics of AC motor drive systems.  
Electronic Systems
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Misao Haneishi Electromagnetic waves engineering, especially design and electromagnetics analysis of planar antennas.  
Prof. Susumu Takada Superconductive electronics, especially on digital devices, analog devices and integrated circuits using superconductor tunnel junctions.  
Prof. Sadafumi Yoshida Research on the semiconductor materials and devices, and their characterization for optoelectronics and electronics.  
Associate Prof. Zhewang Ma Analytical and numerical techniques for electromagnetic fields. Microwave and millimeter-wave passive components and circuits. Microwave material measurements.  
Associate Prof. Takaaki Hasegawa ITS(Intelligent Transport Systems) based on IT(Information Technology). In particular, information and communication systems, positioning, HMI(Human-Machine-Interface), and systems innovation for ITS.  
Associate Prof. Hiroaki Myoren Superconductive electronics, especially Josephson junctions technology applied for superconductive digital circuits, analog circuits and integrated circuits.  
Associate Prof. Hiroyuki Yaguchi Study of semiconductor materials and novel techniques for optoelectronics.  
Visiting Associate Prof. Hideki Hirayama Development of novel optical materials, especially deep-UV emitting semiconductors or 3-dimensional photonic crystals, and study on emitting devices using them.  
Research Associate Yuichi Kimura Electromagnetic waves engineering, especially design and electromagnetic analysis of slotted waveguide antennas and planar antennas for microwave and millimeter wave.  
Research Associate Tohru Taino Superconductive electronics, especially novel application based on superconductive digital circuits, analog circuits, integrated circuits and devices http://www.super.ees.saitama-u.ac.jp/
taino<at>super.ees.
Research Associate Yasuto Hijikata Researches on III-V and IV-IV family compound semiconductors, their characterizations using optical methods and their processing techniques for opt-electronic devices.  

Department of Information and Computer Sciences

Information and Control
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Teruaki Katsube Information Devices, Electronic Devices, Sensing Systems, Biological Information, Soft Computing, Microelectronics.  
Prof. Taketoshi Mishima Computational Biomechanics and Distributed Autonomous Robotic System.  
Prof. Hitoshi Maekawa Intelligent Robotics(Motion Planning, Environmental Information Acquisition), Computer Vision, Sensor Fusion.  
Prof. Yoshinori Kuno Human-Machine System, Human Interface, Computer Vision, Intelligent Robot.  
Associate Prof. Tetsuya Shimamura Digital Signal Processing, Speech Information Processing, Communication Systems, Intelligent Signal Processing, Circuits and Systems.  
Associate Prof. Masaru Tanaka Mathematical Informatics, Pattern Recognition, Biomimetic Information Processing.  
Associate Prof. Takeshi Koshiba Computational Cryptography, Computational Complexity, Randomness and Computation, Quantum Computation  
Lecturer Hiroki Hashiguchi Mathematical Statistics, Information Retrieval, Computational Statistics.  
Visiting Prof. Ryutaro Himeno Computational Fluid Dynamics, High Performance computing, Visualization.  
Intelligent System
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Yutaka Ohsawa Geographic Information System, Image Processing, Data Engineering, Multimedia Database.  
Prof. Norihiko Yoshida System Design Methodologies, Parallel/Distributed/Cooperative Computation, Computer Networks (Internet Technologies)  
Prof. Takaomi Shigehara Numerical Analysis, High Performance Computing, Quantum Chaos.  
Associate Prof. Kunio Kondo Computer Graphics, Geometric Modeling, Man-Machine Interface, Kansei Information Processing.  
Associate Prof. Nobukazu Yosikawa Information Photonics, 3D information measurement and recognition, Photonic Network System, Holographic Information Processing  
Associate Prof. Toshinori Yamada Parallel and VLSI Computation, Graphs and Networks, Algorithmic Game Theory  
Prof. Jingde Cheng Relevant and Ampliative Reasoning, Relevant Logic, Epistemic Programming for Scientific Discovery, Highly Reliable and Highly Secure Systems, Persistently Reactive Systems.  
Associate Prof. Tohru Ikeguchi Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Chaos, Chaos Engineering, Nonlinear Time Series Analysis, Neural Networks, Combinatorial Optimization, Complex Networks.  
Visiting Prof. Hitoshi Ohmori Micro-mechanical System, Micro-mechanical Fabrication, Ultraprecision Measurement, Nano-precision Mechanical Technology.  
Research Associate Yuichi Goto Web services, Automated Theorem Finding,
Automated Knowledge Discovery, Automated Reasoning
http://www.aise.ics.saitama-u.ac.jp/~gotoh/
Research Associate Hiroshi Kawasaki Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, 3D scanning, Texture analysis kawasaki<at>mm.ics.
Research Associate Yuki Hasegawa Information Instrumentation Technology, Environmental Sensing System  
Research Associate Kazuyuki Hiraoka Machine Learning, Neural Network, Pattern Recognition  

Department of Appied Chemistry

Inorganic Materials Chemistry
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Hiroshi Miura 1.Preparation of high performance catalysts.
2.Research on hydrogenation and dehydrogenation catalysts.
3.Catalysis for green energy system.
 
Prof. Hidehiko Kobayashi 1.Synthesis of ceramic fine powders.
2.Thermal properties of ceramics.
3.Electrical properties of ceramics.
4.Improvement on durability of the oxide-coated titanium anode.
 
Associate Prof. Kazuo Sugiyama 1.Generation mechanism of non-equilibrium plasma at atmospheric pressure and its application for chemical processes.
2.Development of plasma preparation process of green catalysts and adsorbents.
 
Associate Prof. Fumio Noguchi 1.Development of PC application for visualization of crystal structures.
2.Simulations of crystal structure changes with phase transitions.
3.Numerical simulations of dendritic crystal growth.
 
Associate Prof. Hideki Kurokawa 1.Research on new catalysts for alfa-olefin polymerization.
2.Development of chemical recycling processes for waste plastics.
3.Development of new reactions catalyzed by solid acids and bases.
 
Visiting Prof. Kazuo Takeuchi 1.Laser-induced chemistry and its applications.
2.Cluster/nanoparticle science and its applications.
 
Research Associate Ikuo Yanase 1.Development of functional ceramic porous body
2. Thermal expansion control of ceramics by nano space control
3.Research of inorganic materials based on combinatorial chemistry
 
Molecular Process Engineering
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Sumio Tokita 1.Chemistry of functional dyes ─ photochromic compound, heat-sensitive material, organic photoconductor, organic electro-luminescent material, dosimetric material.
2.Molecular design of functional materials based on quantum organic chemistry.
 
Prof. Jiro Koga 1.Computational fluid dynamics.
2.Polymer rheology.
3.Nuclear chemical engineering.
 
Prof. Takuji Hirose 1.Development and analysis of new chiral sensing agents.
2.Model study on photoinduced energy and electron transfer.
3.Development of charge transport liquid crystalline materials.
hirose<at>apc.
http://www.apc.saitama-u.ac.jp/~ykogyo/index-e.html
Associate Prof. Yuji Kubo 1.Development of chemical systems.
2.Molecular sensors.
3.Molecular photonics materials.
yuji<at>apc.
http://www.apc.saitama-u.ac.jp/~ygosei/kuenhome.htm
Associate Prof. Shunji Homma 1.Computational transport phenomena.
2.Computational fluid dynamics.
3.Nuclear chemical engineering.
honma<at>apc.
Associate Prof. Aoki Yoshio 1.Study on optically active compounds.
2.Development of liquid crystalline materials.
3.Organic electronics materials.
http://www.apc.saitama-u.ac.jp/~aoki/
Research
Associate
Tatsuya Tachikawa 1.Development of dosimetric dyes
2.Molecular design of functional dyes based on molecular orbital method
 
Research
Associate
Mikio Yasutake 1. Development of molecular device
2. Development of discotic liquid crystal
 
Visiting Prof. Tatsuo Wada 1.Opto-electronic properties of organic conjugated compounds.
2.Multifunctional molecules for photonic applications.
3.Development of opto-electronic devices based on hyperstructured molecules.
 
Visiting Associate Prof. Teiji Chihara 1.Synthesis and reaction of metal carbonyl cluster complexes.
2.Selective organic reaction by use of solid adsorbent.
 
Environmental Planning and Control
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Shiro Matsumoto 1.Nuclear chemical engineering.
2.Separation engineering.
3.Environmental risk assessment.
 
Prof. Issei Iwamoto 1.Developments of analytical methods for gaseous pollutants in the atmosphere(Hydrocarbons, Nitrogen oxides, etc.)
2.Study of the fate and transformation processes of gaseous pollutants in the atmosphere(Mainly, heterogeneous processes on the surfaces of particulate matters)
iwamoto<at>apc.
Associate Prof. Soichi Otsuka 1.Reaction rate and mechanism of air pollutants. (Atmospheric chemistry of organometallic compounds and global cycle of metallic elements.)
2.Field measurements of nitrogen containing compounds contributing to tropospheric ozone increase.
3.Modeling of environmental cycle of metallic elements.
 
Research
Associate
Katsunori KIMIJIMA Evaluation of water pollution in the aquatic environment using heavy metals and volatile organic compounds.   
Research
Associate
Hidekazu
ISHIHARA
Study of the fate and transformation processes of gaseous pollutants in the atmosphere(Mainly, heterogeneous processes on the surfaces of particulate matters) ishihara<at>apc.

Department of Functional Materials Science

Functional Quantum Engineering
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Koji Yamada (Quantum solid state engineering)Quantum engineering and their devices using semiconductors, magnets, magnetic semiconductors.  
Prof. Norihiko Kamata (Quantum solid state engineering) Quantitative studies on carrier recombination processes in quantum-wells, -dots, conducting polymers and rare-earth phosphors by two-wavelength excited photoluminescence. Optimum design for their light emitting applications.  
Research Associate Zentaro Honda (Quantum solid state engineering)
I am aiming at exploring low dimensional magnetic system, such as transition metal oxides and transition metal coordination polymers, with emphasis on the rich variety of quantumphenomena produced by the anisotropic magnetic coupling.
 
Prof. Nobuyuki Hiratsuka (Quantum devices)Studies on advanced materials for electronics, magnetic materials, ultra high density magnetic recording and their applications. Investigation of ferromagnetism of organic materials.  
Associate Prof. Hajime Shirai (Quantum devices)PlasmaCVD. Growth of amorphous, microcrystalline and polycrystalline silicon thin fi1ms. Solar cell. Thin fi1m transistors(TFTs)and optical devices. Ellipsometry. Atmospheric pressure plasma. Nanotube.  
Associate Prof. Masamichi Sakai (Quantum devices)Experimental and theoretical studies on electrooptical response in near surface regions of semiconductor quantum structures. Physics and Chemistry of hydrogen metal systems.  
Research Associate Kenji Kamishima (Quantum devices)Solid state physics of ferromagnets and their applications. Studies on ferromagnetic oxides, materials for giant magnetoresistance and ferromagnetic pyrolytic carbon.  
Functional Molecularand Biomolecular Engineering
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Daiyo Terunuma (Molecular Design of Functional Materials)Studies on the preparation and charactrization of new functional organosilicon compounds. Target materials are macromolecules having Si-Si bonds(polysilane) and highly branched structures(carbosilane dendrimer). Key words for the applications are PL, EL devices, Origosaccharide and medicine.  
Associate Prof. Koji Matsuoka (Molecular Design of Functional Materials)Synthetic studies of functional molecules based on glycotechnology. Design, synthesis, and evaluation of highly functionalized materials derived from polysaccharides or oligosaccharides or other natural resources. koji<at>fms.
http://md.fms.saitama-u.ac.jp/index-e.html
Prof. Koichi Nishigaki (Molecular Devices)Majoring in the study on the information-related biomolecules, especially, through Genome Research and also in the study on the de-novo Proteln synthesis through evolutionary molecular engineering. Developing new technologies and apparatuses for these purposes is also within our scope.  
Associate Prof. Yoshihiro Ishimaru (Molecular Devices)Basic studies on the construction of the molecular device systems based on molecular recognitions. Especially, molecular design and evaluation of novel porhylinoid ligands as well as cyclodextrin dimers.  
Associate Prof. Koichi Kakizaki (Molecular Devices)Studies on thin fi1m media for high density magnetic recording, soft magnetic thin fi1ms for high frequency applications.  
Prof. Yuzuru Husimi (Biopolymer Engineering)Studies on the principles and methods in evolutionary molecular engineering, that is, the fast Darwinian evolution of biopolymers in a laboratory. Adaptive molecular design of functional RNAs, DNAs, and proteins using this engineering or in vitro evolution. Study on the adaptive walk on the fitness landscape on the sequence space.  
Lecturer Ken Hatano (Molecular Design of Functional Materials) Studies on syntheses of functional materials utilized characteristic property of heavier elements, and of carbosilane dendrimers periphery functionalized carbohydrates. Key words: Silicon containing bridgehead compound, Polysilane, Carbosilane dendrimer, Carbohydrate, Conductive polymer, Luminescent material, Drug and medicine.  
Research Associate Miho Suzuki (Biopolymer Engineering)Studies about biological reactions based on bio-sensing and/or molecular imaging. Development of research tools for monitoring those biological reactions. Further applications of developed methods on medical diagnosis and drug screening.  

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Geotechnical & Earthquake Engineering
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Fumio Tsunoda Geology,Seismological Geology  
Assoc. Prof. Kazuyoshi Iwasita Earthquake Engineering,Geotechnical Engineering  
Res. Assoc. Hisashi Taniyama Earthquake Engineering,  
Prof. Masahiro Oda Mechanics of Granular Materials m-oda[at]post.
Assoc. Prof. Kiichi Suzuki Constitutive Modeling, Conputational(FEM, DEM) Geomechanics suzuki[at]post.
http://www.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/~soil/faculty/suzuki/kiichi-e.html
Res. Assoc. Ken Kawamoto Soil physics and Hydrology, Environmental Geotechnical Engineering, Natural Disaster Science kawamoto[at]post.
http://www.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/~soil/staff/kawamoto/kawamoto-top.html
Prof. Toshiko Komatsu Contaminant transport through soil, Colloid facilitated transport of chemicals komatsu[at]post.
Assoc. Prof. Tadashi Yamabe Rock Mechanics, Rock Engineering  
Prof. Hiroki Yamaguchi Structural Dynamics and Control, Noise in Bridge Engineering  
Assoc. Prof. Yoshiaki Okui Bridge Engneering, Applied Mechanics  
Assoc. Prof. Yasunao Matsumoto Human Respnses to Vibration and Noise, Structural Dynamics  
Environmental System Engineering
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prf.o Katsutoshi Tanimoto Coastal Engineering  
Prof. Yasushi Sasaki Vegetation Engineering  
Assoc. Prof. Norio Tanaka River Environmental Engineering, Applied Ecological Engineering  
Res. Assoc. Kentaro Yutani Water Environmental Engineering, Ecological Engineering  
Geosphere Research Institute
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Kunio Watanabe Environmental Geology http://www.saitama-u.ac.jp/gris/
Prof. Jiro Kuwata Soil Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering http://www.saitama-u.ac.jp/gris/
Assoc. Prof. Masahiko Osada Rock Mechanics, Hydro Geologyanics, Hydrogeology http://www.saitama-u.ac.jp/gris/
Assoc. Prof. Hidehiko Kazama Soil Engineering http://www.saitama-u.ac.jp/gris/
Assoc. Prof. Chiaki Oguchi Rock Weathering Geomorphology http://www.saitama-u.ac.jp/gris/
Prof. Hideji Kawakami Earthquake Engineering, Reliability Analysis of Lifeline System, Earthquake Ground Motion Analysis kaw<at>kiban.civil.
http://www.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/~kiban/
http://www.saitama-u.ac.jp/gris/
Lect. Hidenori Mogi Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake Ground Motion hmogi<at>kiban.civil.
http://blade.kiban.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/~hmogi/
Res. Assoc. Masato Saitoh Earthquake Engineering, Soil-Structure Interaction, Smart Structure saity<at>post.
http://www.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/~kiban/
http://www.saitama-u.ac.jp/saity/
Planning & Design System Engineering
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Atsuhiko Machida Construction Materials, Reinforced Concrete, Earthquake Engineering machida<at>mtr.civil.
http://www.mtr.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/
Prof. Hiroshi Mutsuyoshi Reinforced Concrete, Prestressed Concrete, Earthquake Engineering mutuyosi<at>mtr.civil.
http://www.mtr.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/
Res. Assoc. Takashi Maki Concrete Engineering, Earthquake Engineering maki<at>post.
http://www.mtr.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/
Prof. Koji Tsunokawa Infrastructure Management, Transportation Engineering koji-t<at>post.
Prof. Hisashi Kubota Urban Transportation Planning, Traffic Calming, Urban Planning hisashi<at>dp.civil.
http://www.dp.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/
Res. Assc. Kunihiro Sakamoto Traffic Simulation, Urban Transportation Planning, Intelligent Transportation System sakamoto<at>dp.civil.
http://www.dp.civil.saitama-u.ac.jp/

Department of Enviromental Science & Human Engineering
(Graduate School of Science and Engineering)

Circulation of Environmental Chemicals
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Kazuhiko Sakamoto l.Circulation mechanism of atmospheric pollutants(acid rain, photochemical smog, etc.).
2.Long-range transportation and chemical conversion of atmospheric pollutants.
3.Generation mechanism and source apportionment of environmental pollutants.
4.Development of measurement methods for pollutants.
5.Development of coal cleaning and other control techniques for pollutants.
6.Development and application of zero-emission techniques for resources.
7.Air cleaning by photoelectron/negative ions and labile species.
8.Removal of pollutants by photocatalyst and/or ultraviolet light.
sakakazu<at>env.gse.
Associate Prof. Qingyue Wang wang<at>env.gse.
Research Associate Kazuhiko Sekiguchi seki<at>env.gse.
Visiting Prof. Ryuichi Sudo 1.Conservation and remediation of aquatic ecosystems.
2.Environmental impact assessment of hazardous chemical substances.
3.Development of wastewater treatment systems and environmental water purifying systems.
4.Development of separation systems for hazardous chemical substances in wastes.
5.Development of landfill site control systems by modified soil layers
6.Designing and evaluation of recycling systems for organic wastes.
7.Effects of air pollutants on plants.
8.Tree decline in the subalpine forests.
rsudo<at>wonder.ocn.ne.jp
Visiting Prof. Kiyoshi Kawamura a1098180<at>pref.saitama.lg.jp
Visiting Associate Prof. Makoto Miwa a1090355<at>pref.saitama.lg.jp
Environmental System
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Takashi Asaeda 1.Aquatic ecology of streams, rivers, lakes, and wetlands, including
ecology of submerged and emergent plants, foraging behaviours of fish and
invertebrates, and analyses of organic matters and nutrients
2.Ecological modelling and assesments
3.Water treatment managements of natural waters
4.Urban environments, particulalry analyses and managements of urban heat
island problems
asaeda<at>post.
Associate Prof. Takeshi Fujino fujino<at>post.
Prof. Yoichi Kubota l.Methodology for three dimensional integration of urban space.
2.Methodology in urban environmental design for energy and resource conservation.
3.Design method for innovative structural form.
4.Landscape conservation of historical civil engineering site
5.Historical evaluation of modern city planning.
6.Development of decision support system for planning and design of urban landscape.
7.Cognitive study on urban landscape
8.Methodology of visual impact assessment.
y1kubota<at>env.gse.
Associate Prof. Kiyotaka Fukahori fukahori<at>post.
Environmental Sensing and Ecoelectronics
Position Name Field of interest E-mail(<at>=@, domain=saitama-u.ac.jp) and URL
Prof. Satoru Toyooka l.Optical environmental sensing based on the spectroscopic image analysis.
2.Sub-micrometer measurement of deformation by speckle interferometery.
3.Statistical optics, especially statistical properties of scattered field of light waves and applications to metrology.
4.Study on novel devices for sensing systems.
5.Based on the light scattering technique, monitoring of biological activities under the environmental pollutants.
toyooka<at>mech.
Associate Prof. Hirofumi Kadono kadono<at>mech.
Prof. Kiyoshi Miyake l.New material synthesis needed from ecological and resource viewpoints. (e.g.β-FeSi2Kankyo-semiconductors for optoelectronics and solar batteries, etc.)
2.Recycling technology of thin film electronic devices like Flat-Panel Display.
3.Extremely high purity fi1m formation using excited beam (ion, Plasma, 1aser, etc.)technology.
4.Ion&plasma source hardware technology for high Purity material science.
5.Sudace reaction mechanism study on ion-solid interactions using ultra-high vacuum technology.
6.Neuro-fuzzy control and sensing in industrial robots.
7.Construction of training systems by virtual reality and improvement of production environment.
8.Man-machine interface by image Processing-Recognition in production environment.
9.Power converters in residential photovoltaic power generation and storage system
 
Associate Prof. Satoshi Yamane yamane<at>env.gse.
Research Associate Yasuhiro Hasegawa hasegawa<at>d-kiki.ees.
埼玉大学工学部 Saitama University Faculty of Engineering