The mission of the HIT Department of Mechanical Engineering is developing human resources capable of working in the community and society in response to diversified social needs.
Mechanical engineering is the study about the design, manufacture and use of various machines and machine elements. Students will have extensive knowledge of mechanical engineering, engineer ethics, engineering and design skill, information technology and communication skills, and international perspectives.
The HIT Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomes those who are interested in learning mechanical engineering and utilize knowledge on mechanical engineering and aim to actively participate in local community and society.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers three courses in mechanical engineering: Mechanical Engineering (accredited by JABEE), General Mechanical Engineering, and Automotive Engineering (accredited by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to conduct tests for the automobile service techniques qualification).
The Department of Mechanical Engineering has established the following curriculum and implementation policies.
|Professor||SATOU Manabu||Evaluation of Micro-mechanical Properties Utilizing a High Power Laser|
|Professor||DAIKOKU Masatoshi||Atomization Characteristics of High-speed Bell-cup Atomizer|
|Professor||SUZUKI Hiroshi||Manufactureing the electrically conductive and light transmissive nano-composite film|
|Professor||NODA Hidehiko||Study on the optimal design method of a screen wick heat pipe|
|Associate Prof.||MUTO Kazuo||Development and application of high performance acoustic comb type digital AE sensor using LiNbO3|
|Associate Prof.||KUDO Yuji||Study on the influence of ambient conditions on flame spread|
|Associate Prof.||OHTA Masaru||Analysis of two-degree-of-freedom parametric oscillation by the harmonic balance method|
|Associate Prof.||ASAKAWA Takukatsu||Development of Mobile Operating Room for Solving Regional Medical Problem|
|Associate Prof.||SUGIMOTO Shin-ichiro||Large-scale computational mechanics using hierarchical domain decomposition method on massively parallel supercomputers|
HIT places a great deal of emphasis on providing students with an opportunity to practice manufacturing processes. Its machine shop, which has the latest machinery and is staffed by highly skilled instructors, provides students with a great chance to gain some actual manufacturing practice. It also supplies the experimental apparatus used for the research and education conduced at HIT.
Recent progress in terms of science and technology in the fields of electrical engineering and electronic engineering has accelerated the expansion of related industries and increased the necessity of IT (Information Technology), IoT (Internet of Things) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) in various related fields. If we are to cope with such changes in our society, we need to produce experts who can lead the way in the future development of these technology and science.
To meet this need, the Department of Electric and Electronic Engineering offers programs designed to produce engineers who have the following qualities: a sound knowledge of the fundamentals of science and engineering; a high degree of creativity and a sense of ethics; the professional skills and critical judgment required to find appropriate solutions to technical and organizational problems; and a capacity for lifelong learning. We also strive to equip our students with a broad educational base and good communication skills.
In the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the student who have completed a given curriculum and are recognized as having acquired the following qualities and abilities, is awarded Bachelor of Engineering.
|Professor||Hidehiro SEKI||Research and Development of Liquid Crystal Display Devices|
|Professor||Toshihiko ISHIYAMA||Development of Energy Harvesting Technologies|
|Professor||Tsutomu MATSUURA||Historical Study of Education and Pedagogy in Japan in the 1930s and 1950s|
|Professor||Katsuyoshi SHINYAMA||Research and Development of Environmentally Friendly Functionality Materials|
|Professor||Yoshinori SAKAMOTO||Development of New Actuators and Motors Utilizing the Parametric Oscillation|
|Professor||Kiyoshi KAWAMOTO||Development of Optical Multi-layered Films using Anodized Porous Materials|
|Associate Professor||Toshihiko KANBARA||Studies on Intelligent Robots|
|Associate Professor||Koji SHIBATA||Development of Microwave and Millimeter-wave Components Using Functional Materials|
|Associate Professor||Takanori SASAKI||Satellite Remote Sensing|
|Senior Assistant Professor||Kazuma HANADA||Research on Power Systems and Local Renewable Energy|
With the advent of computer hardware, software, and networks, the use of information technologies has become widespread throughout our society. Today's system engineers are required to be skilled in the use of computers and to be able to develop software and configure computer networks. Given this, system engineers need to be experts in the information systems required to resolve the issues faced by modern business industries.
The Department of System and Information Engineering aims to produce engineers who have a thorough understanding of computer science and networks and are able to propose solutions to companies in industries utilizing system engineering approaches. In order to realize our educational goals, we offer the following wide range of subjects: (1) system engineering disciplines such as mathematical programming, control engineering, robotics, and simulations; (2) computer science disciplines such as computer architecture, programming, operating systems, database, and information networks; and (3) human and social science disciplines such as the study of human-machine interaction, digital documents, multimedia, and computer graphics.
Our educational objective is to produce:
|A||Engineers who have a sense of ethics and an understanding of both the local and global impact of engineering solutions;|
|B||Engineers who have a sound knowledge of the fundamentals of the natural sciences, engineering, and information technology, and can make effective use of this knowledge in contributing to society;|
|C||Engineers who are capable of oral and written communication in Japanese, and have basic international communication skills;|
|D||Engineers who have a sound grounding in engineering principles, and can apply the fundamental concepts and skills they have learned to achieve practical solutions;|
|E||Engineers who recognize the necessity of and have a capacity for lifelong learning, allowing them to adapt to the most advanced technology.|
|Professor||TAKEYAMA Yasushi||Information and Management System in Infrastructure|
|Professor||KOSAKAYA Juichi||Music Information Science, Agent Technology, and Welfare Engineering|
|Professor||SHIMAWAKI Hidetaka||Study on the Properties and Applications of Cold Cathodes|
|Professor||FUJIOKA Yoshichika||Numerical Simulations, Computer Systems, and Networks|
|Professor||KOKUBO Atushi||Web System, Mobie Application|
|Associate Prof.||YAMAMOTO Tadashi||Onomatopoeia in Chinese|
|Associate Prof.||SHIMIZU Yoshimasa||Application of Chaos Engineering for Information Security|
|Associate Prof.||YAMAGUCHI Hiroyuki||Numerical Simulation, Computer System and Network|
|Associate Prof.||KODAMA Naruhito||Modeling and Control of a Wind Turbine Generator|
|Associate Prof.||ITO Tomoya||Computer Graphics|
|Associate Prof.||MIURA Masanobu||Knowledge Engineering, Musical Acoustics|
The Department of Life and Environmental Science offers an educational program that focuses on technologies involved in life and environmental sciences. The aim of this program is to train experts possessing professional knowledge as well as advanced skills underlying the sustainable society. The subject fields of education are as follows: fundamentals of science and engineering, good engineering design, application of technological principles for the industry, lifelong learning, gene recombination, food safety, and environmental restoration. We also strive to equip our students with a broad educational base, good communication skills, and excellent judgment.
Our department offers the following two course programs: Life and Food Science, and Environmental Chemistry
Our educational objective is to train:
|A||Engineers who understand their professional and ethical responsibilities and have the basic ability to assess both the local and global impact of scientific and engineering solutions;|
|B||Engineers who have a sound knowledge of the fundamentals of science and engineering, and can make effective use of this knowledge to develop society;|
|C||Engineers who have good communication skills, and can consider matters from an international perspective;|
|D||Engineers who have a basic knowledge of the technical aspects of science and engineering, and can make effective use of this knowledge in their business management practices;|
|E||Engineers who can develop environmental technologies integrating the knowledge of life, environment and chemistry; and|
|F||Engineers who can think spontaneously, are proactive, and have a capacity for lifelong learning.|
|Professor||TSURUTA Takehiko||Removal and Recovery of Heavy Metals Using Biomass Containg Microorganisms|
|Professor||NISHIMURA Junko||Functional Analysis of Lactic Acid Bacteria|
|Professor||KOBAYASHI Masaki||Study on a Microwave-enhanced Chemical Reaction Process from the Viewpoint of Chemical Engineering|
|Professor||TANAKA Yoshiyuki||Marine ecosystem, marine ecology, seagrass, stable isotope, ecosystem functioning|
|Professor||FUJITA Toshiaki||Reproductive Physiology of Fish|
|Professor||WAKO Yutaka||Screening and Characterization of Body Modulating Food|
|Associate Prof.||TAKAHASHI Susumu||Analysis of the Liquid Structure of Water and Its Structure Control|
|Associate Prof.||AYUKAWA Eri||Reproductive ecology of bryophyte, coastal plant ecology|
|Senior Assistant Prof.||HONDA Hiroyuki||Fermentation by plant-derived lactic acid bacteria|
|Assistant Prof.||KATAYAMA Yumi||Decomposition of POPs,
Solidification of heavy metal in soil
The Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture was established in April 2009 through a merger of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Architectural Engineering. While continuing to cover the basic concepts studied in traditional civil engineering and architecture courses, this new department intends to provide a quality education in engineering that will meet society's various needs in the fields of infrastructure and building construction.
Architecture is said to be the oldest, most complex, and most exemplary of human endeavors that are essential to our existence, as exemplified by the Parthenon in Greece. Civil engineering, meanwhile, serves as the foundation that provides the infrastructure and the advanced technology required to build a modern human society for all civilizations.
Until now, these two fields have been developed separately, but many people today are beginning to recognize that we need to merge these two fields if we are to continue to enjoy high-quality social capital in the future.
Our department offers the following three civil engineering and architecture courses: Architectural Engineering, and Civil Engineering (accredited by JABEE).
The Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture has developed an outstanding education system that is tailored to help students realize scholastic achievements that meet society's varied needs. The three courses we offer - Architectural Engineering and Civil Engineering - have been developed in accordance with student interests and objectives. Moreover, our high-quality educational system (shown in the figure below) is designed based on student needs and scholastic achievements.
|Professor||TAKEUCHI Takahiro||Cold Regions Engineering|
|Professor||SASAKI Mikio||Natural Disaster Science and River & Coastal Engineering|
|Professor||HASEGAWA Akira||Bridge Engineering and Structural Engineering|
|Professor||FUKUSHI Ken-ichi||Water Treatment and Environmental Engineering|
|Professor||TUKINAGA Yoichi||Building Materials and Concrete Engineering (Materials)|
|Professor||ABA Minoru||Durability and Maintenance of Concrete Structures in Cold Climates|
|Professor||KANEKO Kenji||Geotechnical Engineering and Applied Mechanics|
|Associate Prof.||SUZUKI Takuya||Environmental Engineering|
|Associate Prof.||SAKOI Yuki||Concrete Material|
|Associate Prof.||KOFUJI Kazuki||Architectural Design and Architectural Planning|
|Lecturer||HASHIZUME Yutaka||Building disaster prevention and building structural engineering|
|Lecturer||TAKASE Shin-suke||Computational Engineering and Applied Mechanics|