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The Institute for Advanced Study is promoting advanced research beyond the departments in Kyushu University. By this, Kyushu University is being promoted as a center of global study and education for achieving excellent results in research, which can lead the academic community, as well as benefit society through its achievements.

Mission of the Institute for Advanced Study

To achieve its purposes, the Institute for Advanced Study develops the following substantive research and support activities:
(1) Development of advanced research
(2) Cultivation of young researchers who are responsible for the next generation
(3) Dissemination of outstanding research results inside and outside the university

History

October 2009

Institute for Advanced Study established

May 2010

Confer the title of Distinguished University Professor on Prof. K. Barry SHARPLESS

July 2010

Confer the title of Distinguished University Professor on Prof. Muhammad YUNUS

July 2011

Special Lecture by Dr. Akira SUZUKI, 2010 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

February 2012

Nobel Prize Forum by Prof. Eiichi NEGISHI, 2010 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

March 2016

Confer the title of Distinguished University Professor on Prof. Jean-Marie LEHN

December 2016

Confer the title of Distinguished University Professor on Prof. Aaron CIECHANOVER

April 2018

Confer the title of Distinguished University Professor on Sir Tim HUNT

Organization Chart

Past Dean

Founder Dean

Tsutome KATSUKI (October 2009 – March 2010 )

2nd

Yoh IWASA (April 2010 – March 2018 )

3rd

Hiroyuki SASAKI (April 2018 – Present )

Institute for the Advanced Study Special Advisors

2010.7.1~2012.3.31

Motoomi Nakamura

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Koji Wada

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Mutsuo Sekiguchi

Fukuoka Dental College Director of Advanced Science Research Center
Visiting Associate Professor

Ken Kanematsu

Maijo University
Professor Emeritus

Sadaaki Iwanaga

KAKETSUKEN (Chemo-Sero-Therapeutic Research Institute)
Advisor

Mitsutoshi Nakano

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Toyoki Kunitake

Kitakyushu Foundation for the Advancement of Industry, Science and Technology
President

2012.4.1~2014.3.31

Motoomi Nakamura

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Koji Wada

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Mutsuo Sekiguchi

Fukuoka Dental College Director of Advanced Science Research Center
Visiting Associate Professor

Sadaaki Iwanaga

KAKETSUKEN (Chemo-Sero-Therapeutic Research Institute)
Advisor

Mitsutoshi Nakano

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Toyoki Kunitake

Kitakyushu Foundation for the Advancement of Industry, Science and Technology
President

2016.4.1~2018.3.31

Mitsutoshi Nakano

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Noboru Yamazoe

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Tetsuya Kusuda

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Taichi Maki

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Masahiro Irie

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Tetsuo Tsutsui

Kyushu University
Professor Emeritus

Nobuko Takagi

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