Faculty

Name Department/position Roles in the program
Executive Director, Vice President Program Director
Executive Director, Vice President Program Coordinator
Management and Administration Division
– Director of the Division
– Chief of the System Design Unit
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation
(Presidential Aide)
Assistant Program Coordinator
Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
– Organization Building Unit
Research Division
– Leader of the Smart Factory Course
Consortium Division
– Director of the Division
Professor, Department of Information and Management Systems Engineering
Vice President
Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Education Division
– Director of the Division
– Leader of the Education Planning WG
– IT Practical Training WG
Professor, Department of Materials Science and Technology Research Division
– Director of the Division
– Leader of the Clean Manufacturing Course
Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Research Division
– Leader of the Sustainable Mobility Course
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Consortium Division
Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Technology Research Division
– Vice-director of the Division
– Sub-leader of the Sustainable Mobility Course
Consortium Division
Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Education Division
– Sub-leader of the Innovation Case Study WG
– Sub-leader of the Project Leader Exercise WG
Professor, Department of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering
(Presidential Aide)
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Education Division
– Leader of the IT Practical Training WG
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Education Division
– Sub-leader of the IT Practical Training WG
Consortium Division
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Consortium Division
Professor, Department of Information and Management Systems Engineering Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Education Division
– IT Practical Training WG
Consortium Division
Professor, Department of Materials Science and Technology

Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Research Division
– Sub-leader of the Smart Factory Course

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Consortium Division
– Vice-director of the Division
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Education Division
– Vice-director of the Division
– Leader of the Innovation Case Study WG
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Technology Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Education Division
– Innovation Case Study WG
Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Technology Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Education Division
– Education Planning WG
Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Technology Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Associate Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Sub-leader of the Clean Manufacturing Course
Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation
(Presidential Aide)
Management and Administration Division
– Vice-director of the Division
– Chief of the Organization Building Unit
Education Division
– Leader of the Project Leader Exercise WG
Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Associate Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Associate Professor, Department of System Safety Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Education Division
– IT Practical Training WG
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation
(Presidential Aide)
Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Consortium Division
Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Education Division
– Innovation Case Study WG
Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
– IT Practical Training WG
Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Associate Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Associate Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Professor, Department of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Associate Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Professor, Department of General Education Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Naoto Araki Research Administrator Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Project Assistant Professor, Department of Science of Technology Innovation Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Vlad Cristian Industry-academia Collaboration Coordinator of the WISE Program Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Minoru Kurosawa Industry-academia Collaboration Coordinator of the WISE Program Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Koetsu Fujita Industry-academia Collaboration Coordinator of the WISE Program Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Akihiro Ninomiya Industry-academia Collaboration Coordinator of the WISE Program Management and Administration Division
– System Design Unit
Kazunori Shimizu Head of the Product Technology Department, Technology Development Coordination Office
 Sankyo Material Company
Sankyo Tateyama, Inc.
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Nozomu Kawabe Senior Specialist
Deputy Director of the Magnesium Alloy Development Department
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Yuri Jono Third Technical Section, Magnesium Alloy Development Department,
New Business Development Headquarters
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Yoshiya Onuma CEO, Nagaoka Power Electronics Co., Ltd. Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Atsushi Shimamoto Executive Officer and Chief Engineer, Unipulse Corporation Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Akio Toba Energy Technology Research Center, Advanced Technology Laboratory, Technology Development Headquarters
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Research Division
– Sustainable Mobility Course
Akihiro Nagano Executive Manager at the Research Institute, Sanki Engineering Co., Ltd. Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG
Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Simo-Pekka Hannula Department of Chemistry and Materials Science
Aalto University
Research Division
– Overseas Leader at the Smart Factory Course
Consortium Division
Modesto Mateos Heis International Relations Coordinator
Faculty member at Mondragon University
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG (Spain)
Atsufumi Hirohata Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, University of York Research Division
– Overseas Leader at the Smart Factory Course
Education Division
– Project Leader Exercise WG (UK)
Simon Hall University of Bristol
Reader in Materials Chemistry
Research Division
– Overseas Research Supervisor, Clean Manufacturing Course
– Overseas Top-level Faculty Member
Rebecca Boston University of Sheffield
Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow
Research Division
– Overseas Leader at the Clean Manufacturing Course
Education Division
– Innovation Case Study WG
David Green University of Leeds Research Division
– Clean Manufacturing Course
Education Division
– Innovation Case Study WG
Jon Garcia Barruetabena Applied Mechanics Research Group
Facultad de Ingenieria
Universidad de Deusto
Consortium Division
– Vice-director of the Division
Consortium Steering Committee
Tomosaburo Yano Managing Director, Japan Fine Ceramics Association Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Hiroto Miyazaki Chief of the Aviation Industry Location Promotion Bureau,
Corporate Location Division, Economy Department, Niigata City
Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
– Leader of Niigata Joint Factory
Toru Hasegawa Vice-director of the Commerce and Industry Department, Nagaoka City
(also working as chief of the Industry Innovation Division)
Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
– Leader of Nagaoka Joint Factory
Tomoyuki Sakai Chief of Technoplaza, Niigata Industrial Creation Organization (NICO) Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Shigeru Wakakuwa CEO, IBSystem Co., Ltd. Education Division
– IT Practical Training WG
IT Educational Strategy Advisor
Rajappa Gnanamoorthy Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Research Division
– Smart Factory Course
Consortium Division
Overseas Top-level Faculty Member
Kouichiro Nakamura Executive Managing Director (also working as a principal researcher),
The Institute of Applied Energy
Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
– System Design Unit
Katsuhide Somaki Industry-Finance-Academia-Government Collaboration Coordinator,
International GIGAKU Cooperative Education and Research Promotion,
Nagaoka University of Technology
Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
Koji Watari Director of the Headquarters, Research and Innovation Promotion Headquarters, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Management and Administration Division
– Organization Building Unit
– System Design Unit