Osaka Prefecture University


Researchers Information

“Researchers information” discloses the results of our Researcher’s research and educational activities. In this database, you can search by Researcher’s name and keyword.

OPERA : Osaka Prefecture University Education and Research Archives

“OPERA” contains proceedings, doctral theses, peer-reviewed journal articles, learning objects and any kind of scholarly products in Osaka Prefecture University and puts out them through the internet.

Center for Women In Research of Osaka Prefecture University

Center for Women in Research of OPU is engaged in a variety of initiatives to develop a better learning environment where teaching staff and students, regardless of age and gender, can fully exercise their skills and play an active role in society, while giving adequate consideration to work-life balance, thereby proactively promoting gender equality.

KAKEN : Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Database

“Database of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKEN)” is a public database which includes information on adopted projects, assessment, and research achievements from the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) Program.

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 (FY2019)

  • January 2020: Dr. Ioannis Arvanitidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • January 2020: Prof. Robert G. Frank (The University of New Mexico, U.S.A.)
  • December 2019: Prof. Joanna Kraenzle Schneider (Saint Louis University, U.S.A.)
  • November 2019: Prof. Tomio Petrosky (The University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.)
  • October 2019: Prof. Françoise Colobert (Strasbourg University, France)
  • October 2019: Prof. Iqbal Munir (The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan)
  • October 2019: Prof. Islam A.F.M. Saiful (Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh)
  • July 2019: Dr. Lingling Zhang (University of Massachusetts Boston, U.S.A.)
  • July 2019: Prof. Paul B. Larson (Miami University, U.S.A.)
  • July 2019: Dr. Nguyen Thi Hang Phuong (University of Da Nang, Vietnam)
  • June 2019: Prof. John P. Kastelic (University of Calgary, Canada)
  • May 2019: Dr. Alexis Grimaud (Collége de France, France)

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)

  • January, 2016: Prof. Kathie Lasater (Oregon Health and Science University, School of Nursing)
  • January, 2016: Prof. Gabriel Bergounioux (University of Orleans)
  • December 2015: Prof. Keiko Hattori (University of Ottawa)
  • November 2015: Dr. Timothy John Craft (The University of Manchester)
  • November 2015: Dr. Janice Y. Uchida (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  • September 2015: Prof.Jian-Yih Wang (National Dong Hwa University)
  • July 2015: Prof. Jacques Mainil (University of Liege, Belgium)
  • July 2015: Prof. Peter C.K. Cheung (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • June 2015: Prof. Robert Latorre (Professor Emeritus at the University of New Orleans, U.S.A.)
  • May 2015: Prof. Yasumasa Takano (University of Florida, U.S.A.)
  • April 2015: Prof. Francesco Toppan (Brazilian Center for Physics Reseach, Brazil)