九州大学について About

Board Members

Organization

Board Members

President

Executive Vice Presidents

Makoto Aratono
Executive Vice President
Provost
Senior Vice President


Roles and responsibilities:

University Management and Coordination, Planning, Personnel

 

Susumu Fukuda
Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President

Roles and responsibilities:
Research, Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration, Intellectual Properties, Campus Development and Management

 

Rin-ichiro Taniguchi
Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President

Roles and responsibilities:
Information Technology, Library, DX, Evaluation and Institutional Research

 

Kenji Iwata
Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President

Roles and responsibilities:
International Affairs, Legal Affairs, SDGs, Research Integrity

 

Yoshimi Sonoda
Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President

Roles and responsibilities:
Education, Student Support, Admissions, Partnerships with High Schools, Alumni Associations, Kyushu University Fund, Inclusion

 

Satoko Kanzaki
Executive Vice President

Roles and responsibilities:
Public Relations, Diversity, Harassment Prevention, Citizen Science

 

Yuko Maeda
(Part-time) Executive Vice President

Roles and responsibilities:
Management Strategy

Shisou Kataoka
(Part-time) Executive Vice President

Roles and responsibilities:
Finance Strategy, Asset Management

 

Auditor

Name Miya Yamaguchi
Job title Auditor
Tenure September 1, 2020–August 31, 2024
Roles and responsibilities Operational Audit
Name Shigeyuki Kudo
Job title Auditor (Part-time)
Tenure September 1, 2020–August 31, 2024 (CPA at Kudo CPA Firm)
Roles and responsibilities Operational Audit

Senior Vice President

Name Affiliation Tenure Roles and responsibilities
Masaharu Shiratani

Dean / Institute for Advanced Study

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024
Research, Researcher Development
Kazunari Sasaki

Professor / Faculty of Engineering

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024
Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration, Research and Education Promotion (Energy and Decarbonization)
Koichi Akashi

Dean / Faculty of Medical Sciences

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024

Research Promotion (Medicine and Health), Infection Control

Takahiro Kusakabe

Professor / Faculty of Agriculture

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024
Research Promotion (Environment and Food), Citizen Science, Coordination for Ito Campus West Zone
Akira Omoto

Dean / Faculty of Design

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024
Research Promotion (Future Co-Creation)
Aya Hagishima

Professor / Faculty of Engineering Sciences

April 1, 2024–
September 30, 2024
Research, Diversity
Akira Harata Professor / Faculty of Engineering Sciences October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024

International Affairs, Research and Education Promotion (Asia and Oceania), SDGs, Recurrent Education

Johan Lauwereyns

Professor / School of Interdisciplinary Science and Innovation

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024
International Affairs, Public Relations, Student Support, Alumni Associations, Kyushu University Fund (Abroad)
Masahiko Kaburagi

Dean / School of Interdisciplinary Science and Innovation

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024
Project-Based Learning
Seiichi Uchida

Professor / Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024
IT Human Resources Development, Education DX
Koji Okamura

Director / Research Institute for Information Technology

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024
Information Technology Infrastructure, Information Security, Alumni Associations, Kyushu University Fund 
Kaoru Tamada Professor / Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024

Diversity, Harassment Prevention

Vice President

Name Affiliation Tenure Roles and responsibilities
Shuji Shimizu

Research Professor / Institute for Asian and Oceanian Studies

April 1, 2024–
September 30, 2024

Research Promotion (Asia and Oceania), International Affairs, Infection Control

Shinji Ohnishi

Professor / Academic Research and Industrial Collaboration Management Office

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024

Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration, Intellectual Properties

Natalie Konomi

Professor / Global Strategies Office

May 1, 2024–
September 30, 2024
International Affairs, Diversity (International Students, Faculty and Staff)
Takeru Nose

Professor / Faculty of Arts and Science

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024

Education Reform, Student Support, Partnerships with High Schools

Koji Harada

Dean / Faculty of Arts and Science

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024

Project-Based Learning, KIKAN Education, Admissions

Ryu Kojima

Professor / Faculty of Law

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024
Legal Affairs, Intellectual Properties, Research Integrity
Kenichi Tanoue

Professor / Faculty of Design

October 1, 2022–
September 30, 2024

Campus Development and Management, Inclusion, Citizen Science

Shoshiro Takeyoshi

Deputy Head / Executive Office of the President

April 1, 2024–
September 30, 2024
Management and Coordination for Executive Office of the President