Kagoshima KOSEN National Institute of Technology

Department of Mechanical Engineering



 The department of mechanical engineering teaches foundations of mechanical engineering and extensive expertise for producing a wide range of machinery, and it trains creative hands-on engineers who can be active in various fields.
 To this end, our department teaches basic knowledge and skills to design, manufacture, and evaluate machine. Power of execution and creative faculty are also trained in our department for producing machinery in actuality. In especial, material processing and machine performance test are conducted in an experiment and practical, and the power of execution is expanded through internship. In addition, the capacity for creativity is developed through the creative practices and graduation research that the students grapple with challenges and issue resolutions with a team effort. In addition, to foster Society5.0-type mechanical engineers, subjects such as AI, product design, information processing, control engineering, and mechatronics are also incorporated into the curriculum.

Teaching Staff and Courses

Teaching Staff

Title Name Subjects Main Courses
Professor/Dr.of Eng. TABATA, Takahide Fluid Engineering Fluid Engineering, Fluid Dynamics
Professor/Dr.of Eng. TOKUNAGA, Hitoo Engineering Materials Engineering Materials
Professor/Ph.D. NAKIYAMA, Yasuhiro Deformation Processing Mechanics of Materials,Mechanical
Design and Drawing 
Associate Professor/Dr.of Eng. ODAHARA, Satoru Dynamics of Machinery Dynamics of Machinery, Engineering  Mechanics
Associate Professor/Dr.of Eng. SHII, Yasuyuki Fluid Engineering, Mechanical Energy Engineering Applied Machine Design,
Mechanical Energy Engineering
Associate Professor/Dr.of Eng. SHIRAISHI, Takayuki Control Engineering, Motion Control Control Engineering, Electrical Circuit
Associate Professor/Dr.of Eng. SUGIMURA, Natsuko Computer simulation, Tribology, Coarse-grained modeling Creative Activities, Machine Design
Associate Professor/Dr.of Eng. HIGASHI, Yuichi Mechanical Technology, Welding・Joining
Engineering, CAE (Structural Analysis)
Mechanical Technology, Hands-on
Technical Training
Associate Professor/Ph.D. WATANABE, So Control Engineering, Mechatronics Control Engineering, Mechatronics
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