Member

SUW Coordination Working Group Members

Faculty of Environmental Engineering
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Prof. Hidenari YASUI

hidenari-yasui@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Wastewater treatment and recovery of materials|Anaerobic digestion, activated sludge, nutrient removal and recovery, computing, mathematical modeling, process simulation, thermodynamic simulation, microscopic observation, fermentation

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Assoc. Prof. Takaaki KATO

tkato@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Environmental-economic evaluation|Cost benefit analysis, regulation impact analysis, benefit measurement, contingent valuation, choice experiment, economic experiment, risk assessment

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Prof. Suehiro OTOMA

otoma@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Policy and evaluation of environmental systems|System analysis, global warming, waste management, material flow, urban environmental facilities, LCA, developing countries, international environmental cooperation, environmental policy

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Prof. Kiwao KADOKAMI

kadokami@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Micro-pollutant analysis|Environmental chemistry, environmental analytical chemistry, environmental pollution, environmental remediation, micro-pollutants, persistent organic pollutants, heavy metals, environmental monitoring, ultra-trace analysis, GC-MS, LC-MS

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Prof. Toru MATSUMOTO

matsumoto-t@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Environmental system analysis|Material flow analysis, LCA, environmental accounting, sustainable development indicators, low-carbon society, material cycle society, environmental consciousness & awareness, sustainable consumption

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Prof. Akira HARAGUCHI

akhgc@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Plant ecosystem|Ecology, wetland, freshwater ecosystem, basin, estuary, plant community, biogeochemistry, soil science, physiological ecology, field measurement, vegetation analysis, forest research, CHNS analysis

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Assoc. Prof. Hiroyuki TSUJII

tsujii@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Environmental ethics|Corporate environmental management and strategy, corporate social responsibility, interorganizational alliance

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Dr. Mitsuhiro TERASHIMA | Lecturer

m-terashima@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Water purification and wastewater treatment|System modeling, hydrodynamic simulation, biological reactions, rheology, multiphase flow, mixing, precipitation, particle removal, desalination

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Dr. Kimiko HARAGUCHI | Project Professor

k-haraguchi@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
SUW Coordinator|Internship coordination

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Mr. Daisuke NAKA | Research Associate

daisuke-naka@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
SUW Coordinator|Student support

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Ms. Miki OGAWA

miki@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
SUW Coordinator|Environmental education training

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Ms. Hiromi MOTOYAMA

h-motoyama@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
SUW Coordinator|General affairs

Other Faculty Members

Faculty of Environmental Engineering
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Prof. Seiichi ISHIKAWA

ishikawa@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Physico-chemical water purification systems|Water treatment, wastes treatment and disposal, resource recovery, environmental chemistry, environmental analysis, membrane, adsorption, coagulation, UV irradiation, ozonation, ultrasonic coagulation

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Prof. Hitoshi OHYA

h-ohya@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Recycling Engineering|Development of recycling technology, size reduction, liberation, physical separation, chemical separation, system evaluation, rare metals, distributed system, recovery, super heated steam, fluidized bed

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Prof. Yo ITO

yito@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Soil remediation|Remediation of soil, soil contamination, soil physics, heavy-metal polluted soil, groundwater pollution, enterprise risk, treatment technique of polluted soil, groundwater hydraulics, x-ray fluorescence, column experiment

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Prof. Sadao MIZUNO

samizuno@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Cleaner production|Machinery design, process design, production design, production system, leveling to synchronization, factory automation intelligence

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Prof. Tohru FUTAWATARI

futawatari@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Regional environmental management|Environmental management system, environmental accounting, reporting and labeling, environmental risk and risk management, environmental management for social sector and NGO/NPO, corporate social responsibility

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Prof. Atsushi NOGAMI

nogami@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Computer simulation for environmental assessment|Environmental impact assessment, environmental monitoring technology, environmental sensor, wireless sensor system, internet environmental database, air pollution simulation, fluid dynamics simulation, geographical information system

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Assoc. Prof. Tomonori KAWANO

kawanotom@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Plant physiology|Biochemistry, protein engineering, ecological engineering, plant-microbe interaction, intercellular signaling, reactive oxygen, metal toxicity, biosensor, microbiological robotics, environmental assessment

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Prof. Naoko UEDA

ueda@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Ecological monitoring|Zoo biology, biological indicator, environmental monitoring, ecosystem, bio-remediation, enclosed sea area, eutrophication, nutrients, organic pollution, benthic animals

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Prof. Bart DEWANCKER

bart@kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Citizen-participatory environmental conservation|Urban planning, compact city, megacity, urban ecological network, ecovillage

Other Graduate School at the University of Kitakyushu
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Prof. Hiroyuki MIYAKE

Faculty of Law|Urban planning in developing countries, urban environmental problems

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Assoc. Prof. Ujo GOTO

Faculty of Economics|Causes of environmental problems

Cooperating Organizations

Kyushu Institute of Technology
  • Prof. Yoshihito SHIRAI
    Graduate School of Life Science and System Engineering|Biochemical zero-emission
University of Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Assoc. Prof. Yoshihisa FUJINO
    Faculty of Medicine|Assessment of risks to human health
Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Technology Co. Ltd.
  • Meiji SATO
    Recycle business, Water resource management in Kitakyushu
Kitakyushu International Techno-cooperative Association (KITA)
  • Azuma KIDO
    Training course organizer (former officer at Kitakyushu City Waterworks Bureau)

This project, operated by the Graduate School of Environmental Engineering the University of Kitakyushu, was funded through JST Japan Science and Technology Agency as International Environment Leaders Training Program for FY 2009-2013.