Professor Shigeru Horii receives the Best Presentation Award

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2019 15:52 -12

​Shigeru Horii, a Professor at the Nagamori Institute of Actuators specializing in materials science, has received the Best Presentation Award from the Cryogenics and Superconductivity Society of Japan (CSSJ).

[3] Engineering in action: Water Measurement for the 21st century and a new approach to Programming

Press releases   •   Jun 19, 2019 18:52 -12

​As part of our ongoing series showcasing the research our professors are working on, in this installment we will be presenting the research of Dr. Salem Ibrahim Salem and Dr. Ian Piumarta. Dr. Salem is working on the water measuring technologies, while Dr. Piumarta is focusing on meta-programming.

Junior Associate Professor Sajid Nisar receives the 2019 Young Award

Press releases   •   Jun 11, 2019 18:40 -12

​Sajid Nisar, Junior Associate Professor of Robotics at the Nagamori Institute of Actuators, has received the 2019 Young Award. Professor Nisar received the award on May 20 at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) held in Montreal, Canada.

[2] Engineering in action: the fascinating field of control engineering and its applications

Press releases   •   Apr 22, 2019 18:49 -12

​In our ongoing series showcasing some of the fascinating research our professors are working on, we move now to the field of control engineering. Looking at two applications, one being swarm robotics and the other electric motors, we will introduce some of the work by our esteemed faculty, Dr. Fukushima and Dr. Kucuk.

Engineering in action: two applications of measurement technology from KUAS’ faculty

Press releases   •   Apr 04, 2019 14:00 -12

To show some of the exciting ways engineering in general, and our esteemed faculty specifically, contribute to our society, we sat down with Dr. Kazuo Oki, a specialist in measurement and recently researching drone measurement, as well as Dr. Liang Zilu, who is researching the exciting field of wearables.

[Professor Spotlight] An eye for the bigger picture - the kind of engineers KUAS wants to bring up (Osamu Tabata, Dean of KUAS’ Engineering Department)

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2019 19:29 -12

This is what Dr. Osamu Tabata, Dean of the Kyoto University of Advanced Science’s (KUAS) Engineering Department, talks about his vision for the innovative department, stressing the importance of a practical, solution-oriented mindset together with playful creativity.

[News] KUAS' Engineering Department launches Facebook page!

Press releases   •   Feb 07, 2019 15:09 -12

​The Kyoto University of Advanced Science's (KUAS) Engineering Department has officially launched its new ​Facebook page!

[News] Starting from scratch to create something big - KUAS’ Engineering Faculty meets for the first time

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2019 18:09 -12

The Kyoto University of Advanced Science’s (KUAS) innovative engineering program took a major step towards becoming reality last December, when the entire faculty met for the first time at the university’s Uzumasa Campus in West Kyoto.

[Professor Spotlight] Creating new paradigms in our global society - and the engineering department that will help realize these (Masafumi Maeda, President of KUAS)

Blog posts   •   Aug 06, 2018 14:18 -12

I have been involved in a multitude of projects, and have been able to gain understanding of my field through the prisms of both academia and business. I know now that innovation is sparked simply by ‘giving it a shot’. At KUAS and through our engineering department, I want to create a new paradigm for manufacturing to change our global society, together with the faculty and students.

[News] The Engineering Department of the Kyoto University of Advanced Science launches newsroom!

News   •   Aug 06, 2018 14:17 -12

In 2020, the Kyoto University of Advanced Science will launch its all-new, English-language taught Engineering Department out of its Uzumasa Campus in Western Kyoto. Featuring a unique educational style that includes gaining real-world experience at top Kyoto companies, we hope to equip our students with the skills to be able to immediately contribute to the world of engineering upon graduation.

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About Kyoto University of Advanced Science

The Kyoto University of Advanced Science’s (KUAS) all-new, innovative English-taught engineering department is currently in the planning phase for its launch in 2020. The school itself has a 50-year history since its establishment, and is an accredited private institution located in the heart of Japan. By inviting the top-notch CEO of a Kyoto-based globally successful firm as chairman, the university aims to offer its academic resources in the international arena, with the exciting new engineering department being one example of these efforts.


  • Kyoto University of Advanced Science
  • 18 Gotanda cho Yamanouchi Ukyo-ku
  • 615-8577 Kyoto
  • Japan