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
Assistant professor, Dr.

Trang Nakamoto (formerly 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     

犬飼健太朗  INUKAI Kentaro 
庄司誉至規 SHOJI Yoshiki
田丸朋輝   TAMARU Tomoki
七木田薫哉 NANAKIDA Kunya 
樋口翔 HIGUCHI Kakeru
広瀬創一朗 HIROSE Soichiro


Undergraduate students
白木海成 SHIRAKI Kaisei
野田猛司 NODA Takeshi 
藪崎智也 YABUZAKI Tomoya 
川島聡一郎 KAWASHIMA Soichiro
辻 龍太郎 TSUJI Ryutaro
近藤充輝 KONDO Mitsuki
中橋優也 NAKAHASHI Yuya 
杉村幸輝 SUGIMURA Kouki