About Nagoya University

Governing Structure

President & Trustees

President

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    Seiichi Matsuo

    President

    Career

 

Trustees

 


  • Naoshi Sugiyama

    Trustee (Supervision and General Coordination), Vice President

    Career

     

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    Masahiro Kozuki
    Trustee (General Affairs, Personnel and Labor Affairs, Environment and Safety, Administration, and General Coordination), Director General

    Career

     


  • Masahide Takahashi
    Trustee (Research and Gender Equality), Vice President
    Career

     

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    Akira Fujimaki

    Trustee (Education and Academic Information Infrastructure), Vice President

    Career

     

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    Shogo Kimura
    Trustee (Financial Affairs and Facilities Maintenance), Vice President

    Career

     


  • Kazuhito Kawakita

    Trustee (Planning, Evaluation, and Institutional Research), Vice President

    Career

     

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    Mitiko Go

    Trustee [part-time] (University Operations)

    Career

Auditors

 

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    Kazumitsu Kumada

    External Auditor

    Career

     

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    Satoko Nakatani

    Part-Time, External Auditor

    Career
     

     

Vice Presidents & Vice Trustees

Vice Presidents

 

  • Akihiro Sasoh

    Vice President (Academic Research and Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration)

     

  • Masafumi Nakahigashi

    Vice President (International Affairs, Legal Affairs, Risk Management, and Internal Control)

     

  • Junichi Sakuma

    Vice President (Entrance Exam, Student Services, Humanities and Social Sciences Reform, and Libraries)

     

  • Sanae Ito

    Vice President (Public Relations, SDGs, LGBT, and Human Rights)

     

 

Vice Trustees

 

  • Yasuhiro Kodera

    Vice Trustee (Hospital)

  • Tomohisa Koyama

    Vice Trustee  (University President Special Assignment for North America)

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    Hiroko Tsukamura

    Vice Trustee (Gender Equality)



 

Senior Presidential Advisor

  • Yoshihito Watanabe

    Senior Presidential Advisor



 

Careers

Seiichi Matsuo

  • Assumed office as the 14th Nagoya University President on April 1, 2015.
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2021

1981 / 09

Research Fellow, Mount Sinai Medical Center, U.S.

1982 / 08

Research Fellow, State University of New York, U.S.

1984 / 10

Chief Physician, Chubu Rosai Hospital, Labour Welfare Corporation

1985 / 01

Deputy Chief of Internal Medicine and Head of Kidney Artificial Division, Chubu Rosai Hospital

1986 / 05

Research Associate, School of Medicine, Nagoya University

1986 / 7

Research Associate, Nagoya University Hospital

1997 / 02

Lecturer, Nagoya University Hospital

2002 / 01

Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University

2004 / 04

Vice Director, Nagoya University Hospital

2007 / 04

Director, Nagoya University Hospital

2009 / 04

Vice President, Nagoya University

2010 / 04

Director, Innovative Research Center for Preventive Medical Engineering, Nagoya University

2012 / 04

Head of Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration, Nagoya University

2014 / 01

Head of Academic Research & Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration, Nagoya University

2015 / 04

President, Nagoya University

2017 / 09

Member, Council for Designing 100-Year Life Society

2018 / 03

Executive Member (part-time member), Council for Science, Technology and Innovation

 

 

Naoshi Sugiyama

  • Assumed Office as Trustee (Supervision and General Coordination) and Vice President, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2019
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2021

 

1991 / 04

Research Associate, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo

1996 / 04

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

2000 / 04

Professor, Division of Theoretical Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

2006 / 04

Professor, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

2010 / 10

Presidential Advisor, Nagoya University

2011 / 05

Vice Director, Institute for Advanced Research, Nagoya University

2011 / 10

Presidential Advisor, Nagoya University

2012 / 04

Trustee, Education and Research Council

2015 / 04

Vice Dean, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

2017 / 04

Dean, School and Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

2019 /04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

 

Masahiro Kozuki

  • Assumed office as Trustee (General Affairs, Personnel and Labor Affairs, Environment and Safety, Administration, and General Coordination) and Director General, Nagoya University, on January 16, 2018.
  • Term of Office: January 16, 2018 - March 31, 2021

 

1984 / 4

Budget and Accounts Division, Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

 1986 / 1

Social Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

 1987 / 4

Chief of Unit for Vocational Education, Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

 1989 / 12

Chief of Unit for Coordination, Science and International Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

 1991 / 4

Director of Office for Educational Policy, etc., Gunma Prefectural Board of Education

 1994 / 4

Senior Specialist for the Education of Overseas Japanese Children, Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

 1996 / 2

First Secretary, Mission of Japan to the European Union, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 1999 / 4

Planning Director for Academic Research Institutes, Science and International Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

 2000 / 4

Vice Superintendent, Mie Prefectural Board of Education

 2002 / 04

Director, Special Needs Education Division, Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

 2004 / 04

Director, Department of General Affairs, The Open University of Japan

 2007 / 04

Chief Inspector, Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

 2007 / 07

Director, Lifelong Learning Promotion Division, Lifelong Learning Policy Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

 2009 / 07

Director, Policy Division, Lifelong Learning Policy Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

 2012 /01

Deputy Director-General, Lifelong Learning Policy Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

 2013 / 04

Executive Director, National Institute of Technology

2018 / 01

Trustee and Director General, Nagoya University

 

Masahide Takahashi

  • Assumed office as Trustee (Research and Gender Equality), and Vice President, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2019.
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2021

1983 / 04

Research Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

1985 / 11

Research Scientist, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute

1990 / 04

Assistant, School of Medicine, Nagoya University

1991 / 01

Lecturer, School of Medicine, Nagoya University

1995 / 06

Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Nagoya University

1996 / 07

Professor, School of Medicine, Nagoya University

2000 / 04

Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University

2003 / 04

Director, Center for Neurological Disease and Cancer, Nagoya University

2008 / 03

Director, Center for Research of Laboratory Animals and Medical Research Engineering, Nagoya University

2012 / 04

Dean, School and Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University

2017 / 04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

 

Akira Fujimaki

  • Assumed office as Trustee (Education and Academic Information Infrastructure) and Vice President, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2019
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2021

1986 / 04

Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

1988 / 04

Research Associate, School of Engineering, Nagoya University

1992 / 04

Lecturer, School of Engineering, Nagoya University

1994 / 01

Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, Nagoya University

1997 / 04

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University

2004 / 04

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University

2010 / 10

Presidential Advisor, Nagoya University

2015 / 04

Vice Trustee, Nagoya University

2018 / 04

Vice President, and Director of Information & Communications

2019 / 04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

 

 

Shogo Kimura

  • Assumed office as Trustee (Financial Affairs and Facilities) and Vice President, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2019
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2021

1990 / 04

Research Associate, School of Economics, Nagoya University

1993 / 04

Lecturer, Sugiyama Jogakuen University

1997 / 04

Assistant Professor, Sugiyama Jogakuen University

1999 / 04

Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Nagoya University

2000 / 04

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University

2004 / 04

Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University

2006 / 04

Presidential Advisor, Nagoya University

2008 / 08

Vice Dean, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University

2012 / 04

Dean, School and Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University

2014 / 04

Director, Economic Research Center, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University

2014 / 07

Presidential Advisor, Nagoya University

2015 / 04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

 

Kazuhito Kawakita

  • Assumed Office as Trustee (Planning, Evaluation, and Institutional Research) and Vice President, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2019
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2021

1986 / 04

Research Associate, School of Pharmacy, Kitasato University

1990 / 04

Research Associate, School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University

1997 / 04

Assistant Professor, School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University

1999 / 04

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University

2006 / 06

Professor, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University

2011 / 05

Director, Bioscience and Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University

2013 / 04

Vice Dean, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, and Trustee, Education and Research Council, Nagoya University

2015 / 04

Dean, School and Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University

2019 / 04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

 

Mitiko Go

  • Assumed office as Trustee (University Operations), Nagoya University, on April 1, 2019.
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2021

1973 / 12

Research Associate, Faculty of Sciences, Kyushu University

1989 / 04

Professor, School of Science, Nagoya University

1996 / 04

Professor, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

2003 / 04

Dean and Professor, Department of Bioscience, Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology

2005 / 04

President, Ochanomizu University

2009 / 04

External Executive Director, Research Organization of Information and Systems (part time)

2015 / 04

Trustee, Nagoya University (part time)

 

 

Kazumitsu Kumada

  • Assumed office as External Auditor, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2016
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2016 - August 31, 2020

 

1975 / 10

Joined Toyota Motor Corporation

1987 / 02

Section Chief, Toyota Motor Europe

1993 / 01

Deputy Manager, Legal Department, Toyota Motor Corp.

1999 / 01

Manager, Procurement Planning Department, Toyota Motor Corp.

2003 / 01

Manager, Auditing Office, Toyota Motor Corp.

2005 / 06

Full-time Auditor, Toyota Finance Corporation

2007 / 06

Managing Director, Toyota Finance Corp.

2011 / 07

Auditor, Nagoya University

 

 

Satoko Nakatani

 

  • Assumed office as Part-Time, External Auditor, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2016
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2016 - August 31, 2020

 

1992/11

Joined Ito Accounting Office (audit corporation)

2001/01

Joined Chuo Aoyama Audit Corporation

2006/08

Joined Arata Audit Corporation (currently Japan Assurance Aarata)

 2016 / 04

Auditor, Nagoya University