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Department of Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering

This division provides a broad education, ranging from the basics to applications, through a curriculum that combines electrical engineering, electronic engineering, communications engineering, computer engineering, phenomenon analysis, and simulation, with the engineering physics that forms their foundation. It fosters creative, talented individuals able to flourish as practical engineers and systems managers in such fields as electricity, electronics, information and materials.

Specialization in Electrical and Computer Engineering

A Hub of World-Class Education and Research: Creating the Foundations of Future Society Through Electrical and Electronic Circuit Technology

This course provides a world-class program in electrical and electronic circuit technology. It promotes lively research from various perspectives, including medicine, social welfare and environmental protection. Along with the university’s Center for Future Medical Social Infrastructure Based on Information Communications Technology (MICT), it is also part of a powerful cooperative system. This system’s achievements have been indicated by the fact that a MICT project for which this course formed the core, “Innovative Integration between Medicine and Engineering Based on Information Communications Technology,” was selected as a 2008 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Global COE Program. In this and other ways, this course has been widely recognized as a hub of world-class research and education.

Keywords in This Field Electrical power and its control, electronics, communications and communication circuits, information systems, medical ICT, social welfare, environmental protection, GCOE

Course of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Specialization in Physics

Learning Physics; and Pursuing the Unknown, from the Basics to Applications, Through Experiments, Theory, and Simulation

The Department of Physics provides education in modern physics and closely related disciplines, such as mathematics and chemistry. The purpose of its education and research is to cultivate in students an ability to challenge new problems, and to pursue investigations and research, by using applied skills, practical abilities and sophisticated expertise gained through practical training in seminars, labs and computers and through research in specialized fields. Moreover, students acquire knowledge of engineering, while effort is made to foster talented individuals who, based on a broad perspective, are able to comprehensively and flexibly solve the various problems encountered in modern physics and engineering and thus flourish in a wide range of scientific and engineering fields.

Keywords in This Field Nanoscopic magnetism, multiple extreme conditions, development of new and improved magnetic and superconductive materials, superconductive microdevices, light-related material properties, photonics and advanced laser spectrometry, surface properties, electronic properties of organic and oxide semiconductors, magnetics, nano/micro simulation, simulation of quantum properties, condensed matter theory, plasma and nonlinear physics, elementary particle theory, cosmic rays, cosmic elementary particle experiments, mathematical sciences

Course of Physics