Shigeru Obayashi and Shigetoshi Sugawa have been conferred the title of Tohoku University Research Professor.
They were nominated by their department heads and then chosen by a select committee as experts in their fields of study. The title took effect from October 1, 2020.
Professor Shigeru Obayashi
Institute of Fluid Science.
Research field: Aerospace Fluid Engineering
Professor Shigetoshi Sugawa
Graduate School of Engineering, NICHe
Research field: Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Engineering
The Research Professor System is a programme that supports professorial staff who have made a sustained contribution towards academic excellence. To qualify, candidates must have made significant progress in their research, received a certain amount of funding and/or played a central role in supporting a specific project.
The activities of research professors are expected to inspire other teaching staff and students in a way that would promote research at the university and contribute to the development and improvement of society.
Personnel Planning and Human Resources Department