About Nagoya University

Governing Structure

President & Trustees

President

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    Seiichi Matsuo

    President

    Career

 

Trustees

 

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    Yoshihito Watanabe

    Trustee (International Affairs and Public Relations), Vice President

    Career

     

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    Yushu Matsushita

    Trustee (Education, General Coordination, and Affiliated School Council), Vice President

    Career


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    Shogo Kimura

    Trustee (Financial Affairs and Facilities Maintenance), Vice President

    Career

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    Shigeaki Zaima

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

    Career

 

  • Masahide Takahashi

    Trustee (Research and Gender Equality), 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

     

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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

 

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    Masayoshi Maeshima

    Vice President (Evaluation and General Planning)

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    Motokazu Kimata

    Vice President (Admissions, Student Support, and Libraries)


  • Hajime Wada

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

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    Akira Fujimaki

    Vice President (Organizational Reform and Academic Information Technology)

Vice Trustees

 

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    Fumio Isoda

    Vice Trustee (Overseas Campus)

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    Naoki Ishiguro

    Vice Trustee (Hospital)

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    Hiroko Tsukamura

    Vice Trustee (Gender Equality)

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    Aya Okada

    Vice Trustee (UN and International Organization)


  • Masafumi Nakahigashi

    Vice Trustee (International Education & Exchange)

Careers

Seiichi Matsuo

  • Assumed office as 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

Physician, Chubu Rosai Hospital, Labour Welfare Corporation

1986 / 05

Research Associate, School of Medicine, Nagoya University

1986 / 7

Research Associate, Nagoya University Hospital

1997 / 02

Associate Professor, Nagoya University Hospital

2002 / 01

Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University

Director, Third Department of Internal Medicine, Nagoya University Hospital

2002 / 06

Director, Department of Nephrology, Nagoya University Hospital

Director, Center for Postgraduate Clinical Training and Career Development, Nagoya

University Hospital
2004 / 04

Vice Director, Nagoya University Hospital

Director, Daiko Medical Center, Nagoya University

2007 / 04

Director, Nagoya University Hospital

2008 / 06

Director, Center for Genetic and Regeneration Medicine, Nagoya University Hospital

2009 / 04

Vice President, Nagoya University

2010 / 04

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

2012 / 04

Director, Division of Human Resource Development, Nagoya University

2012 / 04

Head of Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration, Nagoya University

2014 / 01

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

2014 / 04

Head of Institute of Innovation for Future Society, 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

 

 

Yoshihito Watanabe

  • Assumed office as Trustee (International Affairs and Public Relations) and Vice President, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2017.
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2019

 

1982 / 04

Research Scientist, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, U.S.

1985 / 12

Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, U.S.

1987 / 03

Research Associate, School of Medicine, Keio University

1987 / 12

Lecturer, School of Medicine, Keio University

1989 / 04

Senior Researcher, International Trade and Industry

1990 / 10

Associate Professor, School of Engineering, Kyoto University

1994 / 10

Professor, Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki National Research Institutes

2001 / 02

Professor, Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience, Okazaki National Research Institutes

2002 / 04

Professor, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

2004 / 04

Presidential Advisor (Resource Allocation), Nagoya University

2005 / 04

Presidential Advisor (Financial Affairs), Nagoya University

2005 / 08

Presidential Advisor (Financial Affairs and Public Relations), Nagoya University
     Director, Public Relations Office, Nagoya University

2006 / 04

Presidential Advisor (General Affairs and Public Relations), Nagoya University

2006 / 11

Professor, Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University

2009 / 04

Vice President (Research and International Planning), Nagoya University

2011 / 04

Vice President (Research and International Planning), Nagoya University

2012 / 04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

2014 / 04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

2015 / 04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

 

Yushu Matsushita

  • Assumed office as Trustee (General Affairs, Education, Organizational Reform, Academic Information Infrastructure) and Vice President, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2017
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2019

 

1982 / 04

Research Associate, School of Engineering, Nagoya University

1987 / 08

Lecturer, School of Engineering, Nagoya University

1994 / 01

Associate Professor, School of Engineering, Nagoya University

1994 / 07

Associate Professor, Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo

1999 / 04

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University

2004 / 04

Presidential Advisor (Objectives and Evaluation), Nagoya University

2004 / 05

Director, Assessment Information Analysis Office, Nagoya University

2004 /10

Director, Assessment Planning Office, Nagoya University

2007 /04

Vice President (Evaluation and General Planning), Nagoya University

2007 / 04

Director, General Planning Office, Nagoya University

2012 / 04

Dean, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagoya University

2013 / 04

Dean, Graduate School of Engineering and School of Engineering, Nagoya University

2015 / 04

Trustee and Vice President, Nagoya University

 

 

 

Shogo Kimura

  • Assumed office as Trustee (Financial Affairs and Facilities Maintenance) and Vice President, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2017.
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2019

 

1990 / 04

Research Associate, School of Economics, Nagoya University

1992 / 04

Research Student, Graduate 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 (Financial Affairs), Nagoya University

2008 / 08

Vice Dean, Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University

2012 / 04

Dean, Graduate School of Economics and School of Economics, Nagoya University

2014 / 04

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

2014 / 07

Presidential Advisor (Funds), Nagoya University

2015 / 04

Trustee, Nagoya University

 

Shigeaki Zaima

  • Assumed office as Trustee (Academic Research and Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration) on April 1, 2017.
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2019

 

1982 / 04

Research Associate, Department of Electric and Electronic Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology

1986 / 08

Lecturer, School of Engineering, Nagoya University

1989 / 03

Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, Nagoya University

1997 / 04

Professor, Research Facility for Advanced Science and Technology, Nagoya University

2004 / 04

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University

2007 / 04

Presidential Advisor, Nagoya University

2007 / 04

Head, Research Strategy & Promotion Office, Nagoya University

2012 / 04

Presidential Advisor, Nagoya University

2015 / 04

Vice President, Nagoya University

2015 / 04

Director, Academic Research & Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration, Nagoya University

2015 / 04

Director, Institutes of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University

2015 / 10

Professor, Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability, Nagoya University

 

Masahide Takahashi

  • Assumed office as Trustee (Research and Gender Equality), and Vice President, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2017.
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2019

 

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

Professor, Center for Neurological Disease and Cancer, 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 of Medicine / Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University

 

 

Masahiro Kozuki

  • Assumed office as Trustee (Personnel and Labor Affairs, Environment and Safety, and Administration) and Director General, Nagoya University, on January 16, 2018.
  • Term of Office: January 16, 2018 - March 31, 2019

 

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, Nagoya University

 

 

Mitiko Go

  • Assumed office as Trustee (University Operations), Nagoya University, on April 1, 2017.
  • Term of Office: April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2019

 

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

2015 / 04

Trustee, Nagoya University

 

 

Kazumitsu Kumada

  • Assumed office as External Auditor, Nagoya University, on April 1, 2016

  • Term of Office: April 1, 2016 - August 31, 2020

 

1976 / 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, National University Corporation 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)