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Introduction to Osaka University

Synopsis of the Administration

As of August 26, 2017

Title, name, term, and professional experience of administration members

 

President: NISHIO Shojiro

Term: August 26, 2015 - August 25, 2021
1980 Mar. Graduated from Department of Mechanical Engineering and Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
1980 Mar. Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto University
1980 Apr. Assistant, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
1980 Jun. Visiting Researcher and Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada
1988 Oct.  Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
1989 Oct. Assistant Professor, Information Processing Training Center, Osaka University
1992 Apr. Assistant Professor, School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
1992 Aug. Professor, School of Engineering, Osaka University
1998 Apr. Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
2000 Apr. Director, Cybermedia Center, Osaka University (through Aug. 2003)
 2000 Apr. Councilor, Osaka University (through Aug. 2003)
2001 Apr. Technical Official, MEXT (through Mar. 2008)
2002 Apr. Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University
2004 Apr. Dean, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University
 2007 Aug. Executive Vice President, Osaka University (through Aug. 2011)
2011 Aug. Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University
2013 Apr. Director, Osaka University Cybermedia Center (through Aug. 2015)
2013 Jul. Osaka University Distinguished Professor (through Jun. 2016)
2015 Aug. President, National University Corporation Osaka University

 

Executive Vice Presidents

Executive Vice President: MITSUNARI Kenji

Term: August 26, 2015 - August 25, 2019
1985 Mar. Finished Doctor's Course in Public Law at the Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University
1985 Apr. Assistant, School of Law, Osaka University
1987 Apr. Assistant Professor, School of Law, Osaka University
1997 Jul. Professor, School of Law, Osaka University
1999 Jan. Doctor of Law, Osaka University
1999 Apr. Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University
2002 Apr. Councilor, Osaka University (through Mar. 2004)
2004 Apr. Dean, Graduate School of Law and Politics and School of Law, Osaka University (through Mar. 2008)
2007 Aug. Advisor to the President, Osaka University (through Aug. 2009)
2008 May Professor, Center for Legal and Political Practice, Graduate School of Law and Politics, Osaka University
2011 Apr. Director, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University (through Aug. 2015)
2012 Apr. Advisor to the President, Osaka University (through Aug. 2015)
2015 Aug. Executive Vice President, National University Corporation Osaka University

 

Executive Vice President: KOBAYASHI Tadashi

Term: August 26, 2015 - August 25, 2019
1983 Mar. Finished Doctor's Course in Department of History of Science and Basic Science, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
1983 Apr. Part-time Lecturer, Hosei University (through Mar. 1986)
1984 Apr. Part-time Lecturer, Aoyama Gakuin University (through Mar. 1987)
1987 Apr. Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Fukuoka University of Education
1989 Apr. Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Fukuoka University of Education
1990 Apr. Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts and Letters, Nanzan University
1999 Apr. Professor, Faculty of Arts and Letters, Nanzan University
2000 Apr. Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Nanzan University
2003 Apr. Director, Nanzan University Institute for Social Ethics (through Mar. 2005)
2005 Apr. Professor, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University
2015 Aug. Executive Vice President, National University Corporation Osaka University

 

Executive Vice President: YAGI Yasushi

Term: August 26, 2015 - August 25, 2019
1985 Mar. Completed Master's Course in Department of Physics, School of Engineering Sciences, Osaka University
1985 Apr. Researcher, Application Equipment Research Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
1990 Oct. Assistant, School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
1991 Mar. Doctor of Engineering, Osaka University
1993 Apr. Lecturer, School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
1996 Apr. Assistant Professor, School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
1997 Apr. Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
2003 Apr. Professor, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
2012 Apr. Director, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University (through Aug. 2015)
2013 Apr. Councilor, Osaka University (through Aug. 2015) 
2015 Aug. Executive Vice President, National University Corporation Osaka University

 

Executive Vice President: OGAWA Tetsuo

Term: August 26, 2015 - August 25, 2019
1988 Sept. Finished Doctor's Course in the Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1988 Oct. Assistant, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1990 Apr. Head Researcher, NTT Laboratories
1990 Dec. Doctor of Engineering (The University of Tokyo)
1993 Oct. Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, Osaka City University
1996 Aug. Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
2000 May Professor, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
2012 Apr. Advisor to the Osaka University President (through Aug. 2015)
2014 Apr.

Councilor, Education and Research Council (through Aug. 2015)
Director, Project Research Center for Fundamental Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University (through Aug. 2015)

2015 Aug. Executive Vice President, National University Corporation Osaka University

 

Executive Vice President:
KAWAHARA Genta

Term: August 26, 2017 - August 25, 2019
1989 Mar. Completed the Master's Course in the Department of Engineering Science, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
1989 Apr. Assistant, Faculty of Engineering, Ehime University
1994 May Doctor of Engineering (Osaka University)
1996 Jan. Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Ehime University
2001 Sept. Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
2005 Oct. Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
2011 Aug. Member of Education and Research Council, Osaka University (through Aug. 2013)
2013 Aug. Dean, Graduate School/School of Engineering Science, Osaka University (through Mar. 2017)
2015 Aug. Member of Administrative Council, Executive Vice President, Osaka University (through Mar. 2017)
2015 Aug. Executive Advisor to the President, Osaka University (through Mar. 2017)
2017 Apr. Special Advisor to the President, Osaka University  (through Aug. 2017)
2017 Aug. Executive Vice President, Osaka University

 

 

Executive Vice President: YOSHIKAWA Hideki

Term: August 26, 2015 - August 25, 2019
1983 Mar.
Graduated from the Doctorate Program, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
Doctor of Medicine, Osaka University
1983 Apr.  Post-graduate researcher, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University
1984 May  Medical staff, Osaka University Hospital
1984
Sept.  Researcher, The University of Kansas (USA)
1985 Sept. Post-graduate researcher, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University
1986
Jan. Assistant, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University
1993
Jul. Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University
1995
Apr. Director of Orthopedics, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
1998
Sept. Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University
1999
Apr. Lecturer, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
1999 Nov. Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
2012 Apr.

Director, Osaka University Hospital (through Mar. 2014)

Advisor to the Osaka University President (through Aug.  2013)

2013 Aug. Vice President in charge of Hospital Operations, Osaka University (through Mar. 2014)
2014 Feb. Executive Vice President, National University Corporation Osaka University

 

Executive Vice President: KUDO Mayumi

Term: August 26, 2015 - August 25, 2019
1979 Mar. Finished Linguistics Doctor's Course, Division of Humanities, The University of Tokyo Graduate School
1986 Jun. Lecturer, College of Education, Yokohama National University
1988 Apr. Assistant Professor, College of Education, Yokohama National University
1997 Oct. Assistant Professor, College of Education and Human Sciences, Yokohama National University
1998 Apr. Professor, School of Letters, Osaka University
1999 Feb. Doctor of Literature, Osaka University
1999 Apr. Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University
2007 Aug. Director, Institute for Higher Education Research and Practice, Osaka University (through Mar. 2012)
2015 Mar. Compulsory retirement
2015 Apr. Specially-Appointed Professor (full-time), Gender Equality Promotion Office, Osaka University
2015 Aug. Executive Vice President, National University Corporation Osaka University

 

 

Executive Vice President: KIZAWA Yoshihiro

Term: January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2017
1982 Apr. Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
1996 Apr. Counselor, School Health Education Division, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
1997 Apr. Counselor, Olympics, Competitive Sports Division, Physical Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
1998 Jul. Superintendent, Narita City Board of Education
2001 Jul. Director for Education Reform, Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2001 Jul. Director, Religious Affairs Division, Cultural Affairs Department, Agency for Cultural Affairs
2002 Jul. Director, General Affairs, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2004 Jul. Director, Local Facilities Aid Division, Department of Facilities Planning and Administration, Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2006 Apr. Director, Arts and Culture Division, Cultural Affairs Department, Agency for Cultural Affairs
2007 Jan. Director, Policy Planning Division, Sports and Youth Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2009 Apr. Superintendent, Chiba Prefectural Board of Education
2012 Jul. Attached to Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2012 Sept. Deputy Director General, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2013 Oct. Vice President and Executive Director, Japan Sport Council
2015 Oct. Attached to Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2016 Jan. Executive Vice President, Osaka University

 

 

 

Auditors


Full-time: NONOMURA Hidehiko

April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2020
1975 Apr. Joined Matsushita Electric
1999 Apr. Chief, Management Planning Division, Matsushita Electronics Co., Ltd. (temporary transfer)
2001 Apr. Group Manager, Management Planning Division, Display Device Branch, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
2003 Jun. Director of Business Strategy, Matsushita Battery Industrial Co., Ltd. (temporary transfer)
2008 Apr. Advisor, PanaHome Corporation (temporary transfer)
2008 Jun. Director, Managing Executive Officer, PanaHome Corporation (temporary transfer)
2009 Jun. Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, PanaHome Corporation (temporary transfer)
2012 Aug. Specially Appointed Lecturer, Institute for Academic Initiatives, Osaka University (full-time)
2016 Apr. Auditor, National University Corporation Osaka University (full-time)

 

Part-time: SAKURAI Miyuki

April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2020
1992 Apr. Joined Nishimura Law and Accounting Office
2003 May Merged with Hanamizuki Law Office
2005 Apr. Member, Takarazuka City Urban Development Committee
2007
Apr. Mediation Committee Member, Osaka Family Court
2012 Apr. Member, Takarazuka City Building Review Council
2015 Mar. Auditor, Nippon Life Insurance Foundation
2015 Apr. Vice Chair, General Assembly, Osaka Bar Association (through March 2016)
2016 Apr. Chair, Domestic Legislation Committee, Osaka Bar Association
2016 Apr. Auditor, National University Corporation Osaka University (part-time)

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