Wow! Cool Laboratory [Researcher Introduction]

Masayuki Ikebe

Development of broader needs from devices to circuits and algorisms
Pioneering the next generation of integrated nanosystems

Graduate School of Information Science and Technology,
Division of Electronics for Informatics,
Research Group of Integrated Systems Engineering,
Laboratory for Integrated NanoSystems
Associate Professor
Masayuki Ikebe
Masaru Kikuchi

Research on the mechanical properties of elastomeric isolation bearings for the purpose of providing ultimately safe building structures

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Architectural and Structural Design,
Research Group of Structural and Urban Safety Design,
Building Structure Control Laboratory
Professor
Masaru Kikuchi
Naoki Hiroyoshi

Efficient separation and stabilization of harmful substances generated during mining to contribute to the production of high-quality mineral resources and environmental conservation

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Sustainable Resources Engineering,
Research Group of Resources Engineering,
Laboratory of Mineral Processing and Resources Recycling
Professor
Naoki Hiroyoshi
Tsutomu Uchida

Research into water, which is familiar but also mysterious
Striving to reveal the mysteries of water in different disciplines, including physics, biology and chemistry

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Applied Physics,
Research Group of Complex Material Physics,
Laboratory of Nanobiotechnology
Associate Professor
Tsutomu Uchida
Takanori Emaru

Aiming for the realization of high-precision sensing and navigation by supplementing ultrasonic/laser sensor measurement values with software

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Human Mechanical Systems and Design,
Research Group of Biomechanics and Robotics,
Laboratory of Robotics and Dynamics
Associate Professor
Takanori Emaru
Kazunori Nakashima

Application of excellent biofunctions to geoenvironmental and resources engineering
Focus on the development of technologies that contribute to the recovery and recycling of rare metals

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Field Engineering for the Environment,
Research Group of Geoenvironmental Engineering,
Laboratory of Biotechnology for Resources Engineering
Associate Professor
Kazunori Nakashima
Tomohito Yamada

Clarification of the global water cycle mechanism to contribute to environmental policies and disaster mitigation

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Field Engineering for the Environment,
Research Group of Hydraulic and Aquatic Environment Engineering,
Laboratory of River and Watershed Engineering
Associate Professor
Tomohito Yamada
Oliver B. Wright

Characterizing nanoscale structures with high-frequency ultrasonic waves
Research on acoustic metamaterials, poised for application in sound control

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Applied Physics,
Research Group of Quantum Matter Physics,
Laboratory of Applied Solid State Physics
Professor
Oliver B. Wright
Satoshi Yamada

Mechanical properties and hierarchical structure of bone
Research contributing to the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Human Mechanical Systems and Design,
Research Group of Biomechanics and Robotics,
Laboratory of Biomechanical Design
Assistant Professor
Satoshi Yamada
Hiroki Habazaki

Preparation of a nanostructure on the surface of metals through electrochemistry
Applicable to various daily products

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Applied Chemistry,
Research Group of Functional Materials Chemistry,
Laboratory of Interfacial Electrochemistry
Professor
Hiroki Habazaki
Yasuchika Hasegawa

Hasegawa’ Three Theories defy common wisdom.
Rare earth complexes open the way to the development of revolutionary materials.

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Applied Chemistry,
Research Group of Functional Materials Chemistry,
Laboratory of Advanced Materials Chemistry
Professor
Yasuchika Hasegawa
Ken’ichiro Matsumoto

Polymerization of glycolic acid inside the microbial cells
The first report of biosynthesis of glycolate-based polymer using an engineered enzyme

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Applied Chemistry,
Research Group of Biotechnology,
Laboratory of Biomolecular Engineering
Associate Professor
Ken’ichiro Matsumoto
Toshihiro Shimada

The Development of Innovative Devices for the Measurement and Assessment of Gas Barrier Performance
Contribution to Production Management for Flexible Organic Devices

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Applied Chemistry,
Research Group of Inorganic Materials Chemistry,
Laboratory of Solid State Chemistry
Professor
Toshihiro Shimada
Satoshi Oyama

Achieving Accurate Decision Making, Using Human Confidence Judgments,
Contributing to Quality Control in Crowdsourcing

Graduate School of Information Science and Technology,
Division of Synergetic Information Science,
Research Group of Complex Systems Engineering,
Laboratory of Formative System Engineering
Associate Professor
Satoshi Oyama
Hajime Ito

Luminescent mechanochromism: Mechanically induced molecular-level structure changes
A breakthrough in research on intermolecular interactions at the nanoscale level

Faculty of Engineering,
Division of Applied Chemistry,
Research Group of Industrial Organic Chemistry,
Laboratory of Organoelement Chemistry
Professor
Hajime Ito