Safety of Marine Structures and Environmental Protection

Research Interest

The unit carries out collaborative researches on the safety and operability of floating liquefied natural gas units with the University of São Paulo. It also conducts collaborative research together with Shanghai Jiao Tong University on future-generation ships with highly improved energy-saving and safety performance.

Unit Members

Principal Investigator
Professor Makoto Arai
Distinguished YNU Professor Kazuo Nishimoto (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
Distinguished YNU Professor Ning Ma (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
Collaborating Investigator
Professor Yasumi Kawamura
Professor Tetsuo Okada
Professor Takanori Hino
Associate Professor Yoshiaki Hirakawa