Master's degree course

Major in Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering,
Course/Field Main Research Programs
Collaborative Educational Course in Science, Engineering and Medicine Medical applications of mathematics, computer science, biological materials science, optical engineering, etc., and the similar research programs to those for the other 7 courses.
Physics and Materials Science Course Structure and Property of Materials Lattice imperfections in metals and semiconductors. Crystal structure analysis of new functional materials by means of X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy. Magnetism of rare earth and transition metal intermetallic compounds. Optical, thermal, and electrical properties of bulk crystals and thin films of organic and compound semiconductors. Photo-function of low-dimensional inorganic-organic hybrid systems.
Advanced Materials Research on magnetic, electronic, and other low-temperature properties of strongly-correlated electron systems such as magnetic materials, semiconductors, and superconductors. Application of their functions to electronic devices.
Quantum Physics Quantum field theory, high energy physics, and application to statistical physics. Condensed matter theory and computational physics.
Chemistry Course Material Design Synthesis of new phthalocyanines and polymers containing metal-metal bonds. Organic synthesis using photochemical reaction. Research and development of organometallic reagents oriented towards selective organic synthesis. Design of advanced catalysts for organic resources. In-situ characterization of catalyst active sites using spectroscopy. Development of catalytic asymmetric reactions and synthesis of optically active CF3-containing compounds. Synthesis and research of functionality of heterocyclic compounds.
Advanced Materials Research on synthesis, functionality, and application of functional ceramics. Synthesis and properties of functional polymers. Synthesis and development of nano-sized ceramics.
Materials Chemistry Development and application of new photo-reactions and photophysical properties. Development of solar energy conversion system. Chemical limnology, geochemical study and development of analytical methodology of brackish water environment. Synthesis of functional inorganic oxide particles and functional enhancement of inorganic oxide particles by surface and particle design.
Geoscience Course Geosciences Volcanic, plutonic, and metamorphic petrology. Isotope petrology. Geochronology. Thermal chronology. Descriptive mineralogy, crystal chemistry, and synthetic mineralogy. Petroleum geology and hydrocarbon resources geochemistry. Organic and inorganic geochemistry. Geodynamics. Experimental modelling and computer simulation of crustal deformation and faulting. Geochemistry of clastic sediments.
Environmental Geology Environmental geology, stratigraphy, paleontology, paleoceanography, Quaternary geology, and sedimentology. Geohistory of Japanese island arcs and Asia-Africa. Environmental geology of brackish lakes and deltas. Geotectonics of sedimentary basins.
Natural Hazard Engineering Mechanical properties and temporal changes of soil, rocks, and rock masses. Clay behavior analysis using finite elastic-plastic deformation theory. Geotechnical properties of alluvial deposits and their environmental evaluation. Subsurface fluid engineering. Groundwater simulation. Studies of natural hazards and natural disasters including landslides.
Mathematics Course Pure Mathematics Algebraic theory of semi groups. Ring theory. Number theory. Differential geometry and its related fields. General topology. Geometric topology.
Pure and Applied Analysis Ordinary and functional differential equations. Evolution equations. Operator theory. Complex analysis. Mathematical statistics. Optimization theory. Partial differential equations.
Information Systems Course Applied Informatics Simulation technology. Fuzzy sets and applications. Probability theory and statistics. Database. Game programming. Formal language theory. Image processing. Well-being information technology. Language processor
Computer Science Computer architecture. Logic circuit. Multimedia data engineering. Programming languages. Human computer interaction. Algorithm and complexity theory.
Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Course Control Systems Engineering Control system design. Intelligent controlled mechatronics systems. Nonlinear dynamics and vibration suppression of mechanical structures. Stress analysis of advanced engineering materials. Machine elements and mechanical system design
Instrumentation and Measurement Systems Engineering Sound and vibration measurement. Hard and software development for elderly people or people with physical impairment. Earth environmental remote sensing using electromagnetic waves. Development of lightwave sensing systems.
Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineering Digital signal processing. Optical signal processing. Biomedical signal processing. Optical communication systems. Television broadcasting system and visual information processing. Power electronics. Electric energy control systems.
Electronic Device Engineering Integrated nano-devices. Thin film devices. Photovoltaic devices. Optoelectronic compound semiconductor devices. Growth and characterization of polycrystals for electronic devices. Crystal growth of compound semiconductors. Semiconductor superlattices and quantum wells.
Architecture, Mechanical Engineering and Material Process Engineering Course Architecture Structural Test of a seismic member. Seismic Design, Design and analysis of a high-rise building. Dynamic analysis for a building. Renewal technology of a building. Planning history. Conservation planning. Analysis of deformation and failure properties of wood. The history of Japanese architecture. The history of a Japanese city. Evaluation of amenity performance of materials Housing environment. Measurements of the wood quality and physiological activity of standing trees. Building materials for humidity adjustment.
Mechanical Engineering Capacitor production by atmospheric pressure plasma treatment. Plasma treatment of cellulose fibers at atmospheric pressure. Effective utilization of wood extractives. Effective utilization of untapped wood resources. Development of machining technology of difficult-to-cut materials, and for environmental friendly machining. Development of newly component technology for machine tools. Ultra-high temperature structural materials MGCs. Glass matrix composites reinforced with thin round metallic particles. Recycling technique of wood-based materials. Processing and utilization of low quality wood.

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