RESEARCH GROUP MEMBERS

Kozo TAGUCHI
Professor, Dr.  

Kozo Taguchi was born in Kyoto, Japan, on December 18, 1968. He received the B.E., M.E., and Dr. Eng. Degrees in electrical engineering from Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, in 1991, 1993, and 1996, respectively. In 1996, he joined Fukuyama University, Hiroshima, Japan, where he had been engaged in research and development on the optical fiber trapping system, semiconductor ring lasers and their application for optoelectronics devices, and polymeric optical waveguides for optical interconnection. In 1996–2003, he worked as an assistant and lecturer in Fukuyama University. In 2003, he moved to Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan, and currently he is a professor of department of electric and electronic engineering. From 2006 to 2007, he was a visiting professor at University of St Andrews (Scotland, United Kingdom). From 2014 to 2015, he was a visiting professor at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). In 2019, he was a visiting professor at University of Bath (United Kingdom). His current research interests include cells trap, microfluidic cell-based devices, dye sensitized solar cell, biofuel cells, biosensors, and hydrogen energy. Dr. Taguchi is a member of the Japan Society of Applied Physics(JSAP) and the Electrochemical Society of Japan(ECSJ). Ritsumeikan Research Database
Trang NAKAMOTO
Assistant professor, Dr.

Trang Nakamoto (former name: Dang-Trang Nguyen) was born in Vietnam in 1986. He received a B.E. degree in 2009 from the Department of Telecommunication Systems, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam. He received an M.E. in 2011 from the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea. In 2014, he completed his Dr. Eng. program in integrated science and engineering at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan. After earning his Ph.D., he was a quality assurance engineer at Takako Industries, Inc. from Jul. 2015 to May 2017. In addition, he was a senior researcher at the Ritsumeikan Global Innovation Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University, from Jun. 2017 to Apr. 2020. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Ritsumeikan University. His fields of interest include Renewable Energy: Biofuel Cells, Solar Cells, Metal-based Batteries, and Hydrogen Energy. Ritsumeikan Research Database
Graduate students     
D3:
NAKAMOTO Dung (former name: Nguyen Hoang uyen Dung)

M2:  
SAIJYO Genki    
TAKASUGI Kosuke  
TANIGUCHI Naoya  
NISHIO Yugo  
HIGUCHI Kakeru    
YUGE Syota 

M1:  
INUKAI Kentaro
SHOJI Yoshiki
TAMARU Tomoki
NANAKIDA Kunya
HIROSE Soichiro

Undergraduate students
B4:
SHIMOHATA
SHIMAMURA
SENDEYA