Inamori Center has been contributed by President, Dr. Kazuo INAMORI of "The Inamori Foundation" for the centenary anniversary of Kyushu University in 2011.
Inamori Center building has been built to provide Kyushu University with a new hub for education and research contributing to the society along with deepening international exchanges of people.
Kyoto Prize Library is on the first floor of the Inamori Center building to introduce the Kyoto Prize, an important activity of Inamori Foundation to various visitors such as researchers, intellectuals and local citizens including the younger generation. "INAMORI Hall", a space for conference, is also on the same floor for research and cultural exchanges with researchers from overseas universities or research institutions.
The second to the fourth floor of the Inamori Center building offers the space for the research activities for INAMORI Frontier Research Center, contributing to a safer and more secure society in the future and to a harmony with human beings, human spirits, and technologies. It also undertakes the role for young researchers to exchange and develop ideas. The INAMORI Frontier Research Center will conduct education and research communicating with researchers from all over the world to interchange ideas and contribute to the advancement of humanity and society by fully utilizing the research resources of the university.
Inamori Center will symbolize the policy of Kyushu University, which is open to the society and promoting both education and research as well as international and regional exchanges.
Tisato KAJIYAMAPresident, Japan Student Services Organization
Former President, Kyushu University
Masato WakayamaTrustee and Vice President, Kyushu University