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Informatics for "Empowering People"

"Extension" externalizes the latent creative functions of people.
Media Vehicle
(Research Result by Prof. Hiroo IWATA, Program Leader)

Informatics for "Empowering People"

"Harmony" integrates engineering systems into people's everyday life.
Driving Simulator (Research Result by Prof. Toshiyuki INAGAKI)

Informatics for "Empowering People"

"Supplementation" improves the reduced physical and sensory functions of disabled or senior people.
HAL® (Research Result by Prof. Yoshiyuki SANKAI)

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Informatics for 'Empowering People''Extension' externalizes the latent creative functions of people. Media Vehicle (Research Result by Prof. Hiroo IWATA, Program Leader)
Informatics for 'Empowering People''Harmony' integrates engineering systems into people's everyday life.Driving Simulator (Research Result by Prof. Toshiyuki INAGAKI)
Informatics for 'Empowering People''Supplementation' improves the reduced physical and sensory functions of disabled or senior people.HAL® (Hybrid Assistive Limb) (Research Result by Prof. Yoshiyuki SANKAI)

About Empowerment Informatics

Future societies are expected to demand engineering systems capable of improving quality of life in terms of safety, convenience, a sense of fulfillment, etc. To this end, this program establishes “Empowerment Informatics” as a new branch of informatics that supplements and extends human functions and enables technology to work in harmony with people.

About EMP Curriculum

The educational goals of the Ph.D. Program in Empowerment Informatics are to develop students’ abilities necessary to create systems capable of “empowering people” in the following three areas: Interdisciplinary ability, Presentation ability, and Frontline ability.

Research Environment

We offer a unique environment for human resource development, as demonstrated by our “Empowerment Studio”, where students are able to work together whenever they want to brush-up systems through permanent exhibitions. And our “Empowerment Dormitory”, which not only provides room and board, but is a venue for collaborations.

Industry and International Collaborations

This program creates an organizational multidisciplinary research guidance system that provides each student with consistent mentorship from a multidisciplinary team consist of domestic and foreign industrial, governmental, and academic leaders.

What’s New

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2018/11/29
2018 The 2nd Meeting of EMP Seminar Series
2018/11/26
The 12th Meeting of EMP Colloquium Series
2018/11/20
Business and Engineering Special Lecture will be held.
2018/11/19
Nov. 19, 2018 Entrance exam results released [19 – 26 Nov.] – General Admission – October 2018
2018/10/25
【IMPORTANT】 Notification of Change in Entrance Examination Procedure from Academic Year 2019 (Enrollment for April 2020) for Ph.D. Program in Empowerment Informatics, School of Integrative and Global Majors
2018/10/25
Open Session for EMP The Final Assessment of Student Achievement (FASA)
2018/10/05
“Information for Examinees” for General Admission (October 2018) is now available.
2018/09/11
John Brumley invited to exhibit his work Guattari Hero at Videogames: Design / Play / Disrupt.