- 1977 in Tokyo, Japan
- Current Position
- Associate Professor at Wakayama University
- Doctor of Agriculture
from Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
"Landform transformation on the urban fringe of Asian large cities"
Undergraduate student in The University of Tokyo
Department of Geography, The University of Tokyo
B.Sc. "Geomorphological Influence on the Extent of Abies Firma Forest in Mt.Takao"
Department of Ecosystem Studies, The University of Tokyo
M.Agri. "Land Use Changes and Landform Transformation in the Suburbs of Bangkok"
- Work Experience
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Researcher at Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Visiting researcher at LEP, ETH Zurich
Assistant Professor at IR3S, The University of Tokyo
Associate Professor at Faculty of Systems Engineering, Wakayama University
Visiting researcher at ETD, TU Delft
Fulbright scholar at The New School, NYC
- Research funds
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (03J11839) from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
"Conservation of urban green space in peripheral area of southeast Asian large cities"
Research Grant from the Matsushita International Foundation
"Urban greenery management in the urban fringe of Asian large cities in the context of strong private landholding"
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (18780017) from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
"Landform transformation and landscape planning in the Asian urban fringes"
Global Environment Research Fund (RF067) from the Ministry of the Environment Japan
"Urban-Rural Sustainability: Toward New Urban-Rural Relationship in the Deltaic Asian Urban Fringe"
(10 million JPY annually)
NEXT Program (GZ005) from Cabinet Office Japan
Mitsui & Co., LTD. Fund for Environmental Research
Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (26850221) from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
"Can existing non-conforming factories with less green coverage ratio than legal standard contribute to conservation of off-site Satoyama landscape?"
- Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture
The Association of Japanese Geographers
The Association of Rural Planning
The City Planning Institute of Japan
Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management
The Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Reclamation Engineering