Institute of Nano-Life-Systems Institutes of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University

Divisions / Members

Division of Nanobiodevices, Life Science, ELSI, and EHS

With nano-biodevices, life sciences, and ELSI/EHS as its base, this division is engaged in the establishment of biometric system metrology composed from “nano-biometrology”, “molecular diagnosis nano-engineering”, “pulmonary medicine”, “clinical neurosciences”, “neurosurgery”, “neuropathological analysis”, “microbiology, immunology”, “biomechanics”, “biomolecular engineering”, “plant reproductive systems”, “bio-organic chemistry”, “cellular drug efficacy analysis”, and “cellular signal networks” technologies, and conducts research and development of IoT sensors using an integrated physical and cyberspace research platform.

Vice-director of NLSMURAKAMI Hiroshi, ProfessorDepartment of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
Divisional directorMATSUMOTO Takeo, ProfessorDepartment of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
Divisional vice-directorKATSUNO Masahisa, ProfessorGraduate School of Medicine Program in Integrated Medicine
ONOSHIMA Daisuke, Associate ProfessorInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society
Zetao ZHU, Assistant ProfessorInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society
YOGO Naoyuki, Assistant ProfessorInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society
YOSHITAKE Jun, Assistant ProfessorInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society
ABE Hiroshi, ProfessorDepartment of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science
KIMURA Hiroshi, ProfessorDepartment of Advanced Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine
SHIBATA Takahiro, ProfessorAgricultural Sciences Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences
SUGANAMI Takayoshi, ProfessorResearch Institute of Environmental Medicine Division of Stress Recognition and Response
MIZUNO Masaaki, ProfessorCenter for Advanced Medicine and Clinical Research
YAGI Tetsuya, ProfessorDepartment of Advanced Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine
YASUDA Takami, ProfessorGraduate School of Informatics Department of Social Informatics
SUZUKI Yusuke, Associate ProfessorNagoya University Hospital Community Liaison Center
URATA Mayu, LecturerGraduate School of Informatics Department of Social Informatics
SAHASHI Kentaro, LecturerHospital Neurology
TANAKA Miyako, LecturerResearch Institute of Environmental Medicine Division of Stress Recognition and Response
KATO Sawako, Designated lecturerGraduate School of Medicine Center for Research of Laboratory Animals and Medical Research Engineering Division
SUEMATSU Mina, Designated lecturerGraduate School of Medicine Department of Education for Community-Oriented Medicine Endowed Chair
HASE Tetsunari, Assistant ProfessorNagoya University Hospital Respiratory Medicine
AOKI Kosuke, Designated Assistant ProfessorGraduate School of Medicine Center for Research of Laboratory Animals and Medical Research Engineering
IMAIZUMI Takahiro, Designated assistant professorNagoya University Hospital Date Center

Division of Micro-Nano Mechatronics

With micro-nano mechatronics and nanotechnology as its base, this division is engaged in the establishment of biological system integrative science composed from “biorobotics”, intelligent robotics”, “assist robotics”, “microthermal fluid mechanics”, “micro-nano instrumentation engineering”, “intelligent devices”, “computer intelligence”, “molecular biology”, “geriatrics”, “medical image recognition”, “multimodal interfaces”, and “biological informatics” technologies, and conducts research and development of sensors, actuators, robots, AI, and IT using an integrated physical and cyberspace research platform.

Vice-director of NLSHASEGAWA Yasuhisa, ProfessorDepartment of Micro-Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
Divisional directorMASE Kenji, ProfessorDepartment of Intelligent Systems, Graduate School of Informatics
Divisional vice-directorMORI Kensaku, ProfessorDepartment of Intelligent Systems, Graduate School of Informatics
KUZUYA Masafumi, ProfessorInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society /
Department of Advanced Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine
INOUE Aiko, LecturerInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society Designated
UNO Chiharu, Designated Assistant ProfessorInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society
YOSHIDA Naoto, Assistant ProfessorInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society
KATO Masashi, ProfessorGraduate School of Medicine Program in Integrated Medicine
KADOMATSU Kenji, ProfessorDepartment of Advanced Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine
FUKUZAWA Kenji, ProfessorDepartment of Micro-Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
HONDA Hiroyuki, Professor Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Biomolecular Engineering
YAMADA Yoji, ProfessorDepartment of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
UCHIYAMA Tsuyoshi, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Electronics, Graduate School of Engineering
UMEGAKI, Hiroyuki, Associate professorGraduate School of Medicine Program in Integrated Medicine Medicine in Growth and Aging
OHGAMI Nobutaka, Associate ProfessorGraduate School of Medicine Program in Integrated Medicine
KATO Ryuji, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Basic Medical Science, Graduate School of Phamaceutical Science
MARUYAMA Hisataka, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Micro-Nano Systems Engineering Biorobotics and Biomedical Engineering
ONISHI Joji, LecturerNagoya University Hospital Geriatrics
TAZAKI Akira, LecturerGraduate School of Medicine Program in Integrated Medicine
WATANABE Kazuhisa, Assistant ProfessorNagoya University Hospital Geriatrics
HASHIMOTO Kazunori, Designated Assistant ProfessorGraduate School of Medicine Center for Research of Laboratory Animals and Medical Research Engineering

Division of Core Fabrication Technology

With manufacturing as its base, this division is engaged in the establishment of biological system materials and processing technology composed from “surface engineering”, “functional material chemistry”, “MEMS”, “nanometrology”, “ultraprecision machining”, “thermal fluid mechanics”, “fluid mechanics”, “suprabiomolecular chemistry”, “material design chemistry”, and “functional organic chemistry” technologies, and conducts research and development of micro-nano manufacturing using an integrated physical and cyberspace research platform.

Vice-director of NLSUMEHARA Noritsugu, ProfessorDepartment of Micro-Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
Divisional directorTORIMOTO Tsukasa, ProfessorDepartment of Materials Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering
Divisional vice-directorSHAMOTO Eiji, ProfessorDepartment of Aerospace Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
ASANUMA Hiroyuki, ProfessorInnovative Research Center for Preventive Medical Engineering Professor
Graduate School of Engineering
OHTSUKI Chikara, ProfessorDepartment of Materials Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering
SAITO Nagahiro, ProfessorInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society /
Department of Chemical Systems Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
SASOH Akihiro, ProfessorDepartment of Aerospace Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
JU Yang, ProfessorDepartment of Micro-Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
NARUSE Ichiro, ProfessorInstitute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability /
Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
HATA Seiichi, ProfessorDepartment of Micro-Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
TAKI Masayasu, Associate ProfessorInstitute of Transformative Bio-Molecules /
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science
MURAYAMA Keiji, Assistant ProfessorGraduate School of Engineering Biomolecular Engineering

Division of Quantum Science, Technology, and Quantum Life Science

With quantum science and technology (quantum 2.0) as its base, this division is engaged in the establishment of quantum life science composed from “biological nano quantum sensors”, “ultrahigh sensitive MRI”, “quantum biology”, and “artificial photosynthesis” and conducts research and development in quantum science, technology, and quantum life science using integrated physical and cyberspace research platform.

Director of NLS, Divisional directorBABA Yoshinobu, ProfessorDepartment of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering /
Department of Advanced Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine
Divisional vice-directorKIYONAKA Shigeki, ProfessorDepartment of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Biomolecular Engineering
YUKAWA Hiroshi, ProfessorInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society
ARIMA Akihide, LecturerInstitutes of Innovation for Future Society
IKEDA Masato, ProfessorDepartment of Life Science and Chemistry, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Gifu University
ISHIKAWA Tetsuya, ProfessorDepartment of Advanced Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine
OHNO Yutaka, ProfessorInstitute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability Center for Integrated Research of Future Electronics
SHIMIZU Hirohiko, ProfessorGraduate School of Science Division of Particle and Astrophysical Sciences
TANIMURA Shogo, ProfessorGraduate School of Informatics Department of Complex Systems Science
NARUTAKI Ayae, ProfessorGraduate School of Engineering Energy Engineering
NISHIZAWA Norihiko, ProfessorGraduate School of Engineering Electronics
HIGASHIYAMA Tetsuya, ProfessorInstitute of Transformative Bio-Molecules /
Department of Biological Schience, Graduate School of Science
MATSUO Masayuki, ProfessorDepartment of Radiology at Gifu University
YANAI Takeshi, ProfessorInstitute of Transformative Bio-Molecules
OSAKADA Fumitaka, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Basic Medical Science, Graduate School of Phamaceutical Science
KITAGUCHI Masaaki, Associate ProfessorKobayashi-Maskawa Institute for the Origin of Particles and the Universe (KMI)
SUGA Hidetaka, Associate ProfessorGraduate School of Medicine Program in Integrated Medicine
NATSUME Atsushi, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Advanced Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine Program in Integrated Medicine
MAKIHARA Katsunori, Associate ProfessorGraduate School of Engineering Electronics
YASUI Takao, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Biomolecular Engineering
YAMASHITA Taro, Associate ProfessorGraduate School of Engineering Electronics
SATO Kazuhide, Designated Assistant ProfessorInstitute for Advanced Research

Visiting Teachers

Visiting ProfessorARAI Fumihito, ProfessorThe University of Tokyo Department of Mechanical Engineering
Jesper Glückstad, ProfessorDTU Fotonik, Dept. of Photonics Engineering Technical University of Denmar
UCHIDA Koji, ProfessorGraduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
ONEYAMA Chitose, ChiefAichi Cancer Center Research Institute
KAJI Noritada, ProfessorDepartment of Applied Chemistry Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
KATAOKA Masatoshi, Chief Senior Research ScientistNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
SHIBATA Hideki, Chief CounselorToshiba Corporation, Corporate Research & Development Center
SUHARA Tetsuya, ProfessorNational Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
TANAKA Yasuhito, ProfessorDepartment of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University・Graduate School of Medical Sciences and Medical School, Nagoya City University
TSUKIJI Shinya, ProfessorDepartment of Life Science and Applied Chemistry, Nagoya Institute of Technology
FUKUSHIMA Nobuhiko,Professor
FUKUDA Toshio, ProfessorGraduate School of Science and Technology, Meijo University
MANO Toshiki, ProfessorCHUO UNIVERSITY, Chuo Graduate School of Strategic Management
MIYATA Reiko, Visiting Professor
YANAGISAWA Kiyoshi, ProfessorMolecular and Cancer Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, Meijo University
TOKESHI Manabu, ProfessorGraduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Visiting Associate ProfessorICHIKAWA Yuki, CTOCraif Inc.
Okamoto Yukihiro, Associate ProfessorDiv. of Chemical Engineering, Grad. Sch. of Engineering Science, Osaka Univ.
KAJIMOTO Kazuaki, Senior Research ScientistNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
NAITO Itaru, LecturerDepartment of Gastroenterology and Metabolism Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Science
HAYASHI Kazuki, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Gastroenterology and Metabolism Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Science
HIRAYAMA Akiyoshi, Senior LecturerInstitute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University
MASUDA Taisuke, Associate ProfessorThe University of Tokyo Department of Mechanical Engineering
RAHONG Sakon, Senior LecturerKMITL
KASAMA Toshihiro, Assistant ProfessorGraduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
KITADA Tomoharu, Senior LecturerSeijoh University
KOJIMA Ryosuke, Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Tokyo Medical Scienc
YOSHIDA Michihiro, LecturerDepartment of Gastroenterology and Metabolism Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Science