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Lectures by Professors Retiring in 2017

2017-1-25 (Wed) - 2017-3-17 (Fri)

Professors retiring at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year are presenting special lectures. Those interested are cordially invited to attend these lectures. [updated: February 8, 2017]

School Professor Date, Time, and Venue Lecture Title
Graduate School of Letters
Division of Studies on Cultural Expressions
IZUHARA Takatoshi
Saturday, February 18
14:00~
#Letters 41, 4F, Letters, Law, and Economics Lecture Bldg.
On Annotation
Graduate School of Letters,
Division of Studies on Cultural Forms
UENO Osamu
Friday, March 17
14:30 ~ 16:30
Large Conference Room, 2F, Letters, Law, and Economics Main Bldg.
Spinoza, a great paradox
Graduate School of Human Sciences
SHIMURA Tsuyoshi
Wednesday, February 15
13:00 ~ 14:30
Canopy Hall (Lecture Room #51), Main Bldg., Graduate School of Human Sciences
Together with Behavioral Physiology
Graduate School of Human Sciences
TOMOEDA Toshio
Wednesday, March 8
15:00 ~ 16:30
Canopy Hall (Lecture Room #51), Main Bldg., Graduate School of Human Sciences
The Potential of Sociology in a Second Modern Era
Graduate School of Human Sciences
NAKAMURA Yasuhide
Friday, February 17
15:30 ~ 17:00
MO Hall, Convention Center
Global health towards no one left behind
Graduate School of Law and Politics
Center for Legal and Political Practice
KOJIMA Noriaki Friday, February 3
16:30 ~ 17:45
Lecture Room #2, 2F, Law and Economics Lecture Bldg.
Labor Laws as Seen from the Work Floor
Graduate School of Science
Department of Mathematics
KOISO Norihito
Tuesday, March 14
14:30 ~ 16:00
Lecture Room #D501, 5F, D Wing, Main Bldg., Graduate School of Science
Looking back on research in geometry
Graduate School of Science
Department of Earth and Space Science
TSUNEMI Hiroshi
Friday, March 10
15:00 ~
NAMBU Yoichiro Hall, 2F, Education and Research Exchange Bldg., Graduate School of Science
TBD
Graduate School of Science
Department of Physics
HOSOTANI Yutaka
Monday, March 13
14:00 ~ 15:00
NAMBU Yoichiro Hall, 2F, Education and Research Exchange Bldg., Graduate School of Science
From Einstein to Nambu, and to a new dimension
Graduate School of Science
Department of Biological Sciences
TAKISAWA Haruhiko
Saturday, March 11
15:15 ~ 16:30
Large Lecture Room #D501, 5F, D Wing, Main Bldg., Graduate School of Science
From muscle contraction to DNA replication (tentative title)
Graduate School of Medicine
Division of Heath Sciences
MAKIMOTO Kiyoko
Friday, March 17
15:00 ~ 16:30
Lecture Room #1, Division of Health Sciences Bldg.
The Appeal of Epidemiology
Graduate School of Dentistry
Division for Interdisciplinary Dentistry
TAKESHIGE Fumio
Thursday, February 9
16:00 ~ 17:00
Large Lecture Room
School of Dentistry
Skillful Study, Devoted Heart
Graduate School of Dentistry
Course for Oral Sciences
MAEDA Yoshinobu
Thursday, March 2
16:00 ~ 17:00
Large Lecture Room
School of Dentistry
What I learned from the people I've met in research, clinics, and education
Graduate School of Engineering
Division of Precision Science & Technology and Applied Physics
KAWATA Satoshi
Wednesday, February 8
13:00 ~ 14:30
Hankyu Railway & Sanwa Bank Hall, 3F, Icho Kaikan
Looking at and Controlling Nano through Light: Realizing a Dream
Graduate School of Engineering
Division of Global Architecture
SAGARA Kazunobu
Saturday, January 28
15:00 ~ 16:30
Science and Engineering Library Hall
40 Years with Thermal Storage
Graduate School of Engineering
Division of Materials and Manufacturing Science
TAKEUCHI Eiichi Tuesday, February 28
13:00 ~ 14:30
Room 311, 3F, R1 Bldg.
The Birthplace of Materials
Graduate School of Engineering
Division of Global Architecture
TOKIDA Kenichi
Friday, March 3
15:30 ~ 17:00
Okada Memorial Hall (Lecture Room 312, 3F, R1 Bldg.)
A Path Led by Hints of Disaster - My Resume at OU
Graduate School of Engineering
Division of Global Architecture
HASEGAWA Kazuhiko Friday, March 3
15:00 ~ 17:00
Lecture Room 312, 3F, U2 Bldg.
Maneuverability, control, and safety of boats and ships
Division of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering

NISHIJIMA Shigehiro

Tuesday, March 14
15:30 ~ 17:00
Hall, 1F, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
A challenge to commercialization of superconductivity technology
Graduate School of Engineering Science
Department of Materials Engineering Science
KITAOKA Yoshio
Friday, March 3
14:50 ~ 16:20
Sigma Hall, Graduate School of Engineering Science
"Strange Things Can Happen in Numbers": Fascinated by Fabrication of Physical Properties - Can We Discover Room Temperature Superconductivity?!
Graduate School of Engineering Science
Department of Materials Engineering Science
KITAYAMA Tatsuki
Monday, March 13
15:00 ~ 16:30
Sigma Hall, Graduate School of Engineering Science
Controlling polymerization reactions - Start • Growth • Stop
Graduate School of Engineering Science
Department of Materials Engineering Science
TOBE Yoshito
Monday, February 27
15:30 ~ 17:30
Sigma Hall, Graduate School of Engineering Science
Meeting People, Meeting Things
Graduate School of Engineering Science
Center for Spintronics Research Network
YOSHIDA Hiroshi
Friday, March 3
13:00 ~ 14:40
Sigma Hall, Graduate School of Engineering Science
Computer Nanomaterial Design and Demonstration
- Aiming for Alchemy through 21st Century Quantum Mechanics -
Graduate School of Engineering Science
Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering
MIYAKE Jun Tuesday, March 7
15:30 ~ 17:00
Osaka University Hall
The Dream of Artificial Life - Will AI Advance Understanding?
Graduate School of Engineering Science
Department of Systems Innovation
ARAI Tatsuo
Monday, February 20
16:00 ~ 17:30
Sigma Hall, Graduate School of Engineering Science
40 Year of Robotics Research and Future Prospects
Graduate School of Language and Culture
Studies in Language and Society
SUGIMURA Hirofumi
Friday, March 10
13:30 ~ 15:30
Room A215, Minoh Campus
Chinese Language Research and Education
Graduate School of Language and Culture
Studies in Language and Society
OKITA Tomoko Thursday, March 9, 14:00 ~ 15:00
Large Conference Room, Language and Culture A Bldg., Minoh Campus
Studies on Word Game
Graduate School of Language and Culture
Studies in Language and Society

KANASAKI Haruyuki

Thursday, March 9, 15:10 ~ 16:10
Large Conference Room, Language and Culture A Bldg., Minoh Campus
About the draft of La Légende de Saint Julien l'Hospitalier by Gustave Flaubert
Graduate School of Language and Culture
Studies in Language and Society
HARUKI Yoshitaka Thursday, March 9, 16:20 ~ 17:20
Large Conference Room, Language and Culture A Bldg., Minoh Campus
French Way of Thinking, Japanese Way of Thinking
Osaka School of International Public Policy
Department of International Public Policy
TAKEUCHI Toshitaka
Friday, February 10
15:20 ~ 16:15
Lecture Theater, 2F, OSIPP Bldg.
Participating in negotiations for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
Osaka School of International Public Policy
Department of International Public Policy
NOMURA Shigeharu
Friday, February 10
16:20 ~ 17:15
Lecture Theater, 2F, OSIPP Bldg.
Family, the ethics of economic behavior and a diversity
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
Department of Computer Science
HAGIHARA Kenichi
Friday, March 3
15:00 ~ 16:30
Hankyu Railway & Sanwa Bank Hall, 3F, Icho Kaikan
Attracted by the Theory and Influence of Parallel Computation
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
Department of Frontier Biosciences
OGURA Akihiko
Friday, March 10
15:00 ~ 16:30
Seminar Room 2, Life Systems Bldg., Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
Being Particular about Individuality
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
Department of Frontier Biosciences
NAMBA Keiichi
Friday, March 24
15:00 ~ 16:30
Hankyu Railway & Sanwa Bank Hall, 3F, Icho Kaikan
Construction of Biomolecular Motors and High Efficiency Energy Exchange Mechanisms
Osaka University Law School
Legal Practice
IKEDA Tatsuo Wednesday, January 25
16:20~17:50
Lecture Room #2, 2F, Law and Economics Lecture Bldg.
From This Point Forward
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
Division of Host Defense
MEKADA Eisuke
Thursday, March 9
15:30~17:00
Taniguchi Memorial Hall
From Research on Diptheria Toxin Receptors
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology
NOJIMA Hiroshi
Friday, March 10
13:30~15:00
Taniguchi Memorial Hall
Over 40 Years of Memories Study Molecular Genetics
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
Division of Host Defense
KINOSHITA Tarou Friday, March 10
15:30~17:00
Taniguchi Memorial Hall
A Meeting with Complements and GPI Anchors
Division of Biological and Molecular Sciences, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research

KATOU Nobuo
Friday, March 10
15:30 ~ 17:00
Lecture Hall, 1F, Administration Bldg., The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
Synthesis, Biosynthesis, Activity, and Function of Fusicoccane Diterpenoid - Drawn by the Appeal of Cotylenin
Institute of Social and Economic Research 
OGAWA Kazuo Thursday, March 30
15:00 ~ 16:30
Conference, 215, B Bldg., Institute of Social and Economic Research
A career as a scholar in Japanese economics
Institute of Laser Engineering
Division of Laser Nuclear Fusion Research
AZECHI Hiroshi
Tuesday, March 7
15:00 ~ 16:50
Large Hall, 4F, Research Bldg., Institute of Laser Engineering
A Finishing Touch

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