Osaka Prefecture University

Special Guest Professor Program

Osaka Prefecture University invites many leading researchers and educators as Guest Professors throughout the year. Each invited professor spends approximately one month at OPU to conduct special lectures, seminars, and individual discussions with faculty and students.

Special Guest Professor (FY2018)

  • January 2019: Dr. Biswajit PAL (CSIR-CCMB, India)
  • December 2018: Dr. Yu-Feng Winnie Lee (University of New Mexico, U.S.A.)
  • December 2018: Prof. Fred R. Schumann (University of Guam, U.S.A.)
  • November 2018: Dr. Bruno Kilunga Kubata (NEPAD, NARHI, Kenya)
  • October 2018: Dr. Tomio Petrosky (The University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A)
  • September 2018: Dr. Wolfgang Sprengel (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
  • June 2018: Prof. Tiow-Gan Ong (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
  • June 2018: Prof. John E. Moore (University of Ulster, U.K.)
  • April 2018: Dr. Martin Herschend (Uppsala University, Sweden)
  • April 2018: Dr. Malcolm Kadodwala (The University of Glasgow, U.K.)

Special Guest Professor (FY2017)

  • January 2018: Prof. Lee Smithbattle (Saint Louis University, U.S.A)
  • December 2017: Dr. Peter Thomas Docherty (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
  • November 2017: Prof. Janice Y. Uchida (University of Hawaii at Manoa, U.S.A.)
  • October 2017: Prof. Charlotta Lofgren-Martenson (Malmö University, Sweden)
  • October 2017: Dr. Tomio Petrosky (The University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A)
  • October 2017: Dr. Platon Kapranos (University of Sheffield, U.K.)
  • July 2017: Dr. Carla Maria Duarte Nunes (University of Lisbon, Portuguese)
  • July 2017: Prof. Jean-Pascal Sutter (Coordination Chemistry Lab- CNRS, France)
  • June 2017: Prof. Robert Latorre (University of New Orleans, U.S.A.)
  • April 2017: Prof. Samir Zard (École Polytechnique, France)

Special Guest Professor (FY2016)

  • January 2017: Prof. Louis Fensterbank (Université ParisVI, France)
  • January 2017: Dr. Tomio Petrosky (The University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A)
  • December 2016: Dr. Vitaly Moroz (Swansea University, U.K.)
  • December 2016: Dr. Peter Thomas Docherty (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
  • October 2016: Prof. Chieri Kubota (The University of Arizona, U.S.A.)
  • October 2016: Dr. Sharful Islam Khan (International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Reseach, Bangladesh)
  • July 2016: Dr. Noboru Matsuda (Texas A&M University, U.S.A.)
  • June 2016: Dr. Javier Campo (University of Saragossa, Spain)
  • May 2016: Prof. RAJAPAKSE, Peramunae Vedikkarage Jayanthe, Rajapakse (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)
  • May 2016: Prof. Jun Lin (The University of Tennessee, U.S.A.)
  • May 2016: Prof. Olivier Piva (University Claude Bernard Lyon1, France)

Special Guest Professor (FY2015)