About ARL Research

ARL has two institutes, one international center, and nine centers as its core organizations as well as the Specially Appointed Professor Laboratory, the Exploratory Research Laboratory, and the Incubation Laboratory.
Its research covers a broad range of fields including urban living, semiconductors, photovoltaic cells, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), electric vehicles, novel materials, green infrastructure, engines, urban engineering, robotics, family welfare, and bioengineering, and seeks to carry out social implementation of its research findings through multifaceted research activities.


  • MEXT- Supported Program for the Strategic Research Foundation at Private Universities
  • Strategic Innovation Creation Program
  • MEXT-supported Program for Branding of Private Academic Institution
  • Joint research with Metropolitan Expressway Co., Ltd.
  • The nation’s eighth academic institution in the number of contracts with private businesses for commissioned research (MEXT survey)