Student Recruitment


Student Recruitment


  • Lab for Innovative Infrastructure Systems accepts students who belong to Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo. Students can be assigned to the laboratory from April or October of each year.

Graduate Master/Doctoral Programs

  • Fukuda’s affiliation is as follows. Those who wish to join our laboratory should first select the “Civil Engineering Course,” which is the main course. If you are considering the other two courses, please consult with us in advance.
    • [Research Faculty] School of Environment and Society
    • [Department (equivalent to undergraduate)] Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • [Courses (equivalent to graduate school)] Civil engineering course (main), urban environment course (secondary), engineering design course (secondary).
  • The graduate school entrance examination is conducted on a departmental basis (i.e., department of civil and environmental engineering).
  • Please check the latest information on the departmental and university websites.


  • Our students graduated from:Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Waseda University, Kanazawa University, Ehime University, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Southeast University (China), Tsinghua University (China), Beijing Jiaotong University (China), Changan University (China), National Central University (Taiwan), University of the Philippines (Philippines), Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia), Valencia University of Technology (Spain)


  • Employment and career paths of graduates: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Chiba Prefecture, Japan External Trade Organization [JETRO], Japan Institute for Regional Innovation, Oriental Consultants, Pacific Consultants, Research Institute of Measurement and Planning, NTT Data, NTT East, Yachiyo Engineering, Construction Technology Research Institute, Chuo Consultants, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Chiyoda Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K., Nippon Express, Tokyo Metro, Tokyo Metropolitan Expressway Co. Mitsubishi Research Institute, Chiyoda Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K., Nippon Express, Japan Railway Transportation Agency, East Japan Railway Company, West Japan Railway Company, Tokyo Metro, Metropolitan Expressway Company, Narita Airport Corporation, Yamato Transport, Merrill Lynch Securities, Kowa Real Estate, Nippon Land and Building, Mitsui Fudosan, Shimizu Corporation, Road Planning, Railway and Beijing Transportation Research Center, Shanghai Maritime University, University of Tokyo, De La Salle University, Northwestern University (doctoral program), Tokyo Institute of Technology (master’s and doctoral programs)

Sociopathic Students (Doctoral Program)

  • The Graduate Program for Sociopathic Students is a program for those who wish to obtain a doctoral degree by completing a research thesis under a system of industry-academia collaboration while working for a company or government agency and making use of their past achievements and experience. We also accept sociopathic working doctors. Please feel free to contact us if you are interested.

Research Student

  • A research student is a student who can receive education for his/her own purposes. However, degrees cannot be obtained. For details, please refer to the website of the Educational Records and Programs Section. Please note that, in principle, we do not accept research students who intend to enter a master’s course (those who wish to enter a master’s course should take the examination for the master’s course directly).

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Open Lab (March 15-16th)[End]


From 1:00 p.m. on March 12 (Sunday), an information session and lab introduction will be held online for prospective graduate students of the Department of Civil Engineering in 2024 (Reference:

Along with this, our lab will accept laboratory visits on the following dates and times. If you are interested in getting to the graduate school, please do not hesitate to visit us.

  • March 15 (Wednesday) 13:00-16:00 (Assisted by graduate students) @ Room 414, 4th floor of Engineering Bldg. 1, Hongo Campus (on the side of the Department of Architecture)
  • March 16 (Thursday) 9:00-11:30 @ Room 113, 1st floor of Engineering Bldg. 1, Hongo Campus (on the side of the Department of Architecture)

Please contact Fukuda (fukuda [at mark] by March 13 (Monday) in order to confirm the number of participants.

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Laboratory Open House (May 12) [End]

  • Nine people came to the second open house on May 12th. thank you very much.
  • Six people came to the first open house on March 30th. thank you very much.


  • On May 12 (Sunday), the information session for graduate school admission will be held at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Environmental and Social Science Engineering.
  • Along with this, our laboratory will be open to the public from 14:00 to 16:00 on that day. If you are interested in going to graduate school, please do not hesitate to visit us.
  • No prior appointment is required. You are welcome to come as soon as you arrive. However, if you have already decided to attend, it would be appreciated if you could contact Prof. Fukuda in advance(Email: fukuda[at mark]

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Introduction of our research (for new 4th year students, April 3, lunch break)


On Wednesday, April 3, from 12:00 to 14:00, we will introduce our research activities to new fourth-year students. We will prepare Okinawan sweets, so if you are interested, please feel free to come without an appointment.

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Open Lab (2015.5)


The Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, to which Prof. Fukuda belongs, will hold an information session on April 11, 2015, from 14:00 to 17:00, for those who wish to enroll in the master’s program for the academic year 2016.

Fukuda Lab will also hold an open lab on the same day from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are especially looking forward to seeing prospective students from outside of Tokyo Tech.

The laboratory is located on the second floor of the Creative Project Building, where the information session for the major will be held. You are welcome to come as you like, but we would appreciate it if you could contact us (fukuda[at] in advance.

※We had 4 visitors in the open lab activity. Thank you very much. The introduction slides are provided below. We will  continue to accept lab visits, so please feel free to contact us even if you were not able to participate this time.


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