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Center for Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Center for Liberal Arts and Sciences supports smooth transition from high-school education to college education, and helps students acquire basics necessary to make sophisticated expert education effective. It also assists each student in his or her acquiring various qualifications or a teacher's license by obtaining a wide range of knowledge, developing a good and affluent personality, and basics necessary to study in an area of expertise. The Learning Support Office takes questions from students related to basic high-school education and learning.

Position Name Research Subject
Professor KUMAGAI Koji Study on a Measure of Safety of Landfills and Soil Pollution
Professor KOBAYASHI Shigekichi European language literature
Professor WATANABE Takehide Literature of various countries/theories of literature criticism
Professor SANO Kimiro Study on Hypercomplex Analysis and Its Applications
Associate Prof. WADA Takayo Effective Use of Leisure Time for a Healthy Life and Lifelong Sports Participation
Associate Prof. KAWAMOTO Kiyoshi Physics at Surfaces and Interfaces
Associate Prof. SASAHARA Toru Differential Geometry
Assistant Prof. SAITO Akihiro Language Pedagogy and Teaching Methods
Assistant Prof. Oomuro Kohei Biomechanical Approach for Playing Baseball


Laboratory for Energy,Environment and Systems

The Laboratory for Energy, Environment and Systems researches energy and the environment with prevention of global warming as the main theme. Sensitive to the needs of the time, it conducts various research in the development of new energies, energy-saving technologies, water-quality analysis, food technologies, etc., in collaboration with six departments of the Faculty of Engineering and local industries.

Position Name Research Subject
Professor ABE Katsunori Nuclear Materials and Fusion Reactor Materials

Laboratory for Energy,Environment and Systems

Research Center for Technology in Disaster Reduction and Construct of Social System

The Research Center for Technology in Disaster Reduction and Construction of Social System was established on the idea that it was necessary to gather knowledge of the world for early restoration and rehabilitation from the disasters of the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011.

Specifically, this center studies disaster reduction and construction of social systems in a local and multi-faceted approach, including measures against earthquake/tsunami, port/harbor plans, fire prevention, restoration and rehabilitation economic activities, nuclear safety engineering, radiation protection, electric power security, information and telecommunications security, satellite monitoring of the ground, psychological care for disaster victims, welfare/living environment plans, transportation network design, and general port town creation plans.


The Hachinohe Institute of Technology (HIT) Library houses a collection of more than 100 thousand volumes, and it currently subscribes to about 100 domestic and foreign journals and magazines. The library stocks not only the major Japanese and foreign titles, but also a comprehensive collection of local newspapers. Various research materials are also available.

Machine Shop

HIT places a great deal of emphasis on providing students with an opportunity to practice manufacturing processes. Its machine shop, which has the latest machinery and is staffed by highly skilled instructors, provides students with a great chance to gain some actual manufacturing practice. It also supplies the experimental apparatus used for the research and education conduced at HIT.

88-1 Ohbiraki, Myo, Hachinohe, Aomori 031-8501, Japan
Phone: +81-178-25-8111
Mail. syomu_at_hi-tech.ac.jp 学事課(GAKUZI)