List of Projects Selected for Major Competitive Research Funds

Research Topics

The Research Initiatives and Promotion Organization has set up the “Research Topics” page to regularly (about twice a year) publish information about the research conducted at YNU with competitive funds, such as grants-in-aid for scientific research. We hope that this page, along with the “YNU Research Centers” page, serves as informative resources on research activities at YNU for the society.
*The affiliation and title of the researches are at the time of adoption of the funds.
*Some English titles are originally translated by YNU. Please refer to the Japanese page for the official titles.

Funds gained in FY 2018

Fund / ProgramResearch areaPIAffiliation / Job TitleTitle
The Environment Research and Technology Development Fund Low Carbon Field HONDO Hiroki Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences / Professor Scenarios for Expanding Renewable Energy Use Considering Visions of Society in 2050
Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme (SCOPE) R&D Program on ICT R&D Priority Area OTA Hiroki Faculty of Engineering / Associate Professor Smart Network for Predictive Medicine through the Combination of Flexible Vital Sensor and Multidimensional Machine Learning
Research and Development Program for Future Creation Realization of a Super Smart Society(Society5.0) SADOHARA Satoru Faculty of Urban Innovation / Professor Area Management Platform for Super Smart City
Core Research for Evolutionary Science and Technology(CREST) Innovation in chemical reactions through active control of electrons and ions for production ATOBE Mahito Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences / Professor Development of Innovative Reaction Processes Based on Electrolysis Technology with Solid Polymer Electrolyte
Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology(PREST) The Future of Humans and Interactions OTA Hiroki Faculty of Engineering / Associate Professor Development of a soft actuator implemented by mechanical control system with flexible sensors
Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology(PREST) Optical control of biological functions for the elucidation of biological systems FURUKAWA Taichi Faculty of Engineering / Research Associate Multicolor 3D optical control method for cells in deep region using rare-earth doped phosphors
Promotion Program for Scientific Fire and Disaster Prevention Technologies - OKA Yasushi Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences / Associate Professor Improvement of estimation method of cardiopulmonary load condition during firefighting activity and development of prototype instrument

Funds gained in FY 2017

Fund / ProgramResearch areaPIAffiliation / Job TitleTitle
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) Electrical and electronic engineering KAWAMURA Atsuo Faculty of Engineering / Professor Realization of Sustainable Green Society Through 99.9% Class Efficiency Electric Power Conversion
The Environment Research and Technology Development Fund Safe and Secure Field KOBAYASHI Takeshi Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences / Associate Professor Behavior Analysis and Site Investigation Method of Chloroethylene and its Parent Substances in Soil and Groundwater
Research and Development Program for Future Creation Realization of the most Safe and Secure Society in the world ICHIYANAGI Yuko Faculty of Engineering / Associate Professor Nano-theranostics for sustainable highest possible quality of life
Core Research for Evolutionary Science and Technology (CREST) Creation of an innovative quantum technology platform based on the advanced control of quantum states KOSAKA Hideo Faculty of Engineering / Professor Diamond quantum security
Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology Quantum state control and functionalization HORIKIRI Tomoyuki Faculty of Engineering / Associate Professor Study on development of quantum network technology and applications
Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology Creation of Life Science Basis by Using Quantum Technology FUJII Makiko Faculty of Engineering / Specially Appointed Assistant Professor Imaging Mass Spectrometry of Cell Tissue using Reactive Quantum Beam

Funds gained in FY 2016

Fund / ProgramResearch areaPIAffiliation / Job TitleTitle
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) Optical engineering, Photon science BABA Toshihiko Faculty of Engineering / Professor High-performance nanolaser biosensor with an ion-sensitivity
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) Nano/Micro science KOSAKA Hideo Faculty of Engineering / Professor Research for quantum media conversion in diamond nano quantum system
Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme (SCOPE) R&D Program on Regional ICT Use Promotions TAKADA Hajime Faculty of Engineering / Professor Research and Development of Lower-Limbs Exercise Rehabilitation Support System using Remote Sensing based on Advanced ICT for "ME-BYO" Industry Creation in Kanagawa Prefecture
Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology Science and Creation of Innovative Catalysts INAGAKI Satoshi Faculty of Engineering / Associate Professor Methane activation in interface of semiconductor and porous insulator in the electric field followed by selective production of useful chemical resources
Accelerated Innovation Research Initiative Turning Top Science and Ideas into High-Impact Values (ACCEL) - BABA Toshihiko Faculty of Engineering / Professor Development of high-resolution LIDAR system based on slow-light structures
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