Architecture and Urban Design

Name Position Field Specialization Current focus of research Website
Taiki Saito
Professor Structure/Space
Design

Structural Engineering

Seismic Engineering

Countermeasures for long-period seismic activity in skyscrapers, development and diffusion of isolation and vibration control technology, and international technical cooperation To the web site
Shoji Nakazawa
Professor Structure/Space
Design
Structural Mechanics Buckling and vibration in steel, shell and spacial structures and isolation/vibration control, seismic resistance evaluation and seismic risk analysis of structures To the web site
Tomoya Matsui

Associate

Professor

Structure/Space
Design
Architectural Seismic Engineering Seismic performance evaluation of reinforced concrete structures and steel concrete composite structures, development of seismic retrofit technologies To the web site
Yukihiro Matsumoto

Associate

Professor

Structure/Space
Design
Structural Engineering Buckling and seismic response of spatial structures, mechanical characteristics and design methods of FRP structures, structural health monitoring To the web site
Kazuhiro Hayashi

Assistant

Professor

Structure/Space
Design
Structural Engineering
Proposals for high performance structural components using super high strength steel and development of techniques for evaluating structural health after seismic activity for cast in place steel reinforced concrete columns To the web site
Shiro Matsushima
Professor Architecture/Installation
Design
Architectural Design
Management
Architectural design, design technology and building robotics, urban development and project management  
Kazuyo Tsuzuki
Professor Architecture/Installation
Design

Building Environmental Engineering

Environmental Ergonomics

Thermal comfort, thermoregulation, sleep, sleepiness and performance, effects of insulation retrofit on thermal environment & health-related parameters of occupied elderly people  
Akihiro Mizutani

Assistant

Professor

Architecture/Installation
Design

Architectural Design

Urban Design

Architectural design, urban planning, computational design, morphological analysis of architecture and cities  
Yuki Nabeshima

Assistant

Professor

Architecture/Installation
Design

Building Environmental Engineering

Development of a desiccant ventilation unit using natural mesoporous material, evaluation of the dehumidification performance of desiccant rotor having purge mechanism,  demonstration of energy conservation effect of the desiccant system  
Junichiro Asano
Professor Urban and Regional
Design
Urban Planning
Urban Design
Land use planning, land use control, urban design research, modern city planning history, city formation history To the web site
Kazuki Karashima

Assistant

Professor

Urban and Regional
Design

Urban Planning

Regional Planning

Urban disaster mitigation, community-based activities for disaster mitigation,creating wide area by regional cooperation, spatial planning theory for creating wide area, city center revitalization

 
Yichen Liu

Assistant

Professor

Urban and Regional
Design

Urban Planning history

Modern city planning history, city formation history, living environment and environmental protection

 
Yasuyuki Nakamori

Professor

(additional post)
(Institute of Liberal Arts and Science)

Urban and Regional
Design
Japanese literature, culture and
communication
  • Appeal of Vories Architecture, Edo-period carpentry, apprenticeship: the world of shrine carpentry, research into Shiko poetry composition and the Mino school, theory of martial arts
To the web site

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Urban and Regional Management

Name Position Field Specialization Current focus of research Website
Kinya Miura
Professor Disaster Prevention/Geosphere
Management
Geomechanics
Applied Mechanics
Ground and soil structure stablity and seismic resistant design, seabed stability and reaction to waves, ground water and earth environment analysis To the web site
Tatsuya Matsuda
Lecturer Disaster Prevention/Geosphere
Management
Geomechanics
Applied Mechanics
Mechanical interactions of tsunami, ground and seabed structures, exploration of scour phenomenon through soil particulate, water and air dynamics  
Takanobu Inoue
Professor Environment/Hydrosphere
Management
Sanitary Engineering
Water Environment Protection Engineering
Dynamic analysis of water quality in natural water and water environment protection To the web site
Shigeru Kato
Professor Environment/Hydrosphere
Management

Coastal Engineering

Coastal Hydraulics

Sediment transport, coastal monitoring and management, beach change, coastal waves and current, coastal disaster mitigation To the web site
Kuriko Yokota
Associate Professor Environment/Hydrosphere
Management
Water Environment Engineering
Sanitary Engineering
Evaluation of transfer of nitrogenous compounds from farm fertilizers to streams and groundwater To the web site
Takumi Okabe
Assistant Professor Environment/Hydrosphere
Management
Coastal Engineering
Coastal topographical monitoring, Regional Sediment Management, estuarine currents and substance flow, estuarine environmental monitoring To the web site
Ryota Nakamura
Assistant Professor Environment/Hydrosphere
Management
Coastal Engineering
Clarification of generation mechanism of coastal hazards, Prediction of typhoons and storm surges,
Field survey and climate change impact assessment in coastal environments
To the web site
Makoto Saga
Research Associate Environment/Hydrosphere

Analytical Chemistry

Coordination Chenistry

Analysis of chemicals in environmetal water  
Yuzuru Miyata
Professor Regional/Transportation
Management

Civil Engineering and Planning

Environmental Economics
Spacial Economics

Economic evaluation of environmentally symbiotic cities, economic evaluation of transportation services, theoretical research into urban/regional models To the web site
Hiroyuki Shibusawa
Associate Professor Regional/Transportation
Management

Urban and Regional Economics

Regional Science
Industrial Policy

Disaster risk analysis focusing on regional economics, economic evaluation of future vehicle systems, urban system simulations, industrial analysis  
Nao Sugiki
Associate Professor Regional/Transportation
Management

Transportation Engineering

Infrastructure Planning

Landuse-transportation model, Landuse micro-simulation, Urban structure analysis, Compact city, Urban service demand estimation To the web site
Kojiro Matsuo
Assistant Professor Regional/Transportation
Management

Transportation Engineering

Infrastructure Planning

Traffic safety management, Local public transport management, Transport big data analysis, Driving behavior analysis, Traffic simulation To the web site
Takao Fujiwara
Professor (additional post)
(Institute of Liberal Arts and Science)
Regional/Transportation
Management
Regional SME Theory
Social Capital Investment
Regional revitalization through creation of new businesses, civil infrastructure project management, inter-enterprise connections, business investment management  

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