Charter

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

January 2020

Confer the title of Distinguished University Professor on Prof. YOSHINO Akira

Organization Chart

Successive Dean

Founder Dean

KATSUKI Tsutomu (October 2009 – March 2010 )

2nd

IWASA Yoh (April 2010 – March 2018 )

3rd

SASAKI Hiroyuki (April 2018 – March 2021)

4rd

SHIRATANI Masaharu (April 2021 – Present )