Introduction of leading researchers at HU

*Affiliations and job titles of researchers are current as of April 2024.

Here we feature researchers from Hiroshima University who have been selected for distinctive research programs, sponsored by the Japanese government, that aim to foster scientific and technological innovation.

JST FOREST (Fusion Oriented REsearch for disruptive Science and Technology) Program

This program provides long-term support for young researchers to conduct cutting edge, fusion-oriented research without setting specific themes or short-term goals.

Researchers selected in the FY2023

  • Makoto CHIKARAISHI
    Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
     
  • Keishi OKAZAKI
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
  • Kenta KURODA
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]

Researchers selected in the FY2022

  • Satoshi ASAOKA
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life  [Profile]
     
  • Yui ARIMATSU
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences  [Profile]
     
  • Yu KAWANO
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
    Interview
     
  • Yasuyuki SHIMURA
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
    Interview
     
  • Naoki TARUTANI
    Associate Professor (Special Recognition), Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
    Interview
     
  • So FUJIYOSHI
    Assistant Professor, The IDEC Institute  [Profile]
     

Researchers selected in the FY2021

  • Atsushi TERAMOTO
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
    Interview
     
  • Yoriko TOMINAGA
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]

     
  • Miho SEIKE
    Associate Professor (Special Recognition), Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
    Interview
     
  • Misako OKUMURA
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life  [Profile]
    Interview
     
  • Takuma SUGI
    Professor (Special Recognition), Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life  [Profile]

     
  • Setsu KATO
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life  [Profile]
    Interview
     
  • Ami OGURO
    Associate Professor (Special Recognition), Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Pharmaceutical Sciences)  [Profile]
    Interview

Researchers selected in the FY2020

  • Yu TAHARA*
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Medical)  [Profile]
    * Belonged to another institution at the time of acceptance.
    Interview

JST Strategic Basic Research Programs (CREST, PRESTO and ACT-X)

These programs aim to foster scientific and technological innovation that align with the strategic targets of the Japanese government, whose focus in on generating new scientific knowledge that will transform society and the economy.

Researchers selected in the FY2023

 ■PRESTO

  • Takeshi IKEDA
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life  [Profile]
     
  • Takuo MINATO
    Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
    Interview

Researchers selected in the FY2022

 ■CREST

  • Akiko SATOH
    Professor, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life  [Profile]
    Interview
     

 ■PRESTO

  • Ryo TANAKA
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
    Interview
     
  • Sadafumi NISHIHARA
    Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering [Profile]
    Interview
     

 ■ACT-X

  • Riku KAWASAKI
    Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
     

Researchers selected in the FY2021

 ■PRESTO

  • Keiichi IMATO
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
    Interview

 ■ACT-X

  • Yuka KOTORII
    Associate Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering  [Profile]
     
  • AKiko HIDA
    Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life  [Profile]
Contact:

Research Strategy and Promotion Division
Headquarters for Research in Collaborative Sciences Enabling the Future
Hiroshima University

E-mail: ura*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please change * to @) 


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