Environmental Policy & Practice atThe University of Tsukuba-JDS Program

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List of Teaching Staff and Their Academic Fields for Supervision Master’s Program in Environmental Sciences Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Position Name
(LAST/ First)
  1. Research Keywords for Supervision 
  2. Contact
  3. Message to Future Students
Professor

ASANUMA* Jun (Mr.)
  1. Surface Hydrology, Hydrometeorology, Draught, arid hydroclimate, Water Control Science
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001098
  3. Message
    Our focuses are on the physical aspects of hydrological phenomena through in-situ and satellite observations, quantitative analyses and numerical simulations.
Professor

ADACHI* Yasuhisa (Mr.)
  1. Environmental colloid and interface engineering, Flocculation and Coagulation, Colloid and Interface in Ecosystem, Colloid facilitate transportation, Water treatment , Bio-colloid
  2. Contact

    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001264
  3. Message
    Our aim is to apply and enhance the knowledge of colloid and interface science in many aspects of bio-technology and environmental sciences. Examples are soil and water, microbiology, algae, water and waste water treatment, food and human health care.
Professor

ISODA* Hiroko (Ms.)
  1. Food science, Cell biology, Food and Medicinal plant, Anti-aging, Prevention of life style related disease, Bio-resource, Environmental risk assessment
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001303
  3. Message
    Our team developed through the last decade several functional bioassay based on mammalian cells readouts for the screening of health benefit of different bio-resource and identification of their main bio-active compounds.
Professor

KAMIJO* Takashi (Mr.)
  1. Forest and grassland ecology, Silviculture, Forests, vegetation, biodiversity, the forestry, nature protection
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001306 
  3. Message
    I welcome those who wish to conduct fieldworks on forest ecology, vegetation in Japan/the world, the forestry, and wildlife.
Professor

KUMAGAI* Yoshito (Mr.)
  1. Risk sciences of radiation and chemicals
  2. Contact
    http://www.md.tsukuba.ac.jp/environmental_medicine/index.html
    http://www.md.tsukuba.ac.jp/environmental_medicine/kibanS2/index.html
  3. Message
Professor

MURAKAMI* Akinobu (Mr.)
  1. landscape planning, Urban and rural planning, Urban heat island, Urbanization and environmental change, Planning history
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000000861
  3. Message
    The development of urban areas holds the key to many of the challenges we face in our interactions with the environment. Our laboratory seeks to provide a better understanding of the interactions and feedbacks between environment and urban development at the local and regional scales through field survey and analysis using GIS, remote sensing data and numerical simulation.           
Professor

NOMURA* Nobuhiko (Mr.)
  1. Bacterial cell-cell communication and bacterial biofilm
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001409 
  3. Message
Professor

ONDA* Yuichi (Mr.)
  1. Geography, Natural disaster Science, Forest science, Transfer of Fukushima derived Cs-137 in the environment, Soil erosion studies using fallout radionuclides, hillslope hydrology, water resources and forest management
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001209
  3. Message
    Please visit my web pages:
    http://www.ies.life.tsukuba.ac.jp/~geodiagnostics/ONDA-enNew/index.html
Professor

SATOH* Shinobu (Mr.)
  1. Plant physiology, Injury responses, Root functions, Plant hormones, Cell wall
  2. Contact

    http://www.biol.tsukuba.ac.jp/~plphys/shinobuhomepage/SSindex.html
    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001219
  3. Message
    My research focuses on (1) molecular events in the tissue-reunion process of injured stem, (2) seasonal/hormonal regulation and the functions of xylem sap components and root-expressed genes.            
Professor

SUGITA* Michiaki (Mr.)
  1. Hydrology, Boundary layer meteorology, agricultural meteorology, evapotranspiration, ecohydrology, GIS
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001093
  3. Message
    If you are interested in hydrology and/or agricultural meteorology, feel free to contact me. My specialty is a combined approach of detailed field measurements, together with GIS, model and remote sensing.
Professor

SUZUKI* Iwane (Mr.)
  1. Cyanobacteria, Acclimation, Two-component system, Histidine kinase, Response regulator, Gene expression, Signal transduction, Photosynthesis, Phosphorylation, Protein kinase, Stress sensor
  2. Contact

    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001196
Professor

TAMURA* Kenji (Mr.)
  1. Soil science, Environmental education
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001301
  3. Message
Professor

TSUJIMURA* Maki (Mr.)
  1. Hydrology, Water Environment, Water Resources, Groundwater, Groundwater Contamination
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001413
  3. Message
    We conduct scientific investigations on hydrological processes and the water environment in the regions of warm humid, tropical humid, and arid/ semi-arid regions, in Japan, Vietnam, Mongolia, Tunisia, Bangladesh, and China. We can provide opportunities for you to learn about field surveys, the chemical analysis of water samples, the interpretation of integrated data on hydrological and mass transport processes. Also, you will acquire skill for the advanced analysis of isotope and gas composition in water. If you are interested in hydrology and the water environment, please join us at Tsukuba.              
Professor

YAMAJI* Keiko (Ms.)
  1. Environmental Chemical Ecology, Root endophytes, Secondary metabolites, Chemical Ecology, Environmental stress, Plant defense
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001416
  3. Message
    If you are sincerely interested in my research areas, let's study together!
Professor

ZHANG Zhen* Ya (Mr.)
  1. Bioresource process engineering, Biomass conversion; Bioenergy production; Organic waste recycling; Functional food material development
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001405
  3. Message
    Our research focuses on the application of biotechnology and life sciences to realize clean energy production, biomass conversion, and organic waste recycling in practice. With biomass as the main research subject, the topics are divided into four specific aspects, i.e. biogasification, bioethanol production, wastewater purification, and functional food, respectively.       
Associate Professor

HIROTA* Mitsuru (Mr.)
  1. Carbon cycle and greenhouse gases dynamics in terrestrial ecosystem, Response to environmental change in alpine ecosystem, terrestrial ecosystem ecology, plant ecology, carbon dynamics, biodiversity, ecosystem function
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001397
  3. Message
    If you are interested in the world of terrestrial ecosystem ecology (TEE) under changing environments with strong motivation, guts and smile, let us join TEE laboratory.              
Associate Professor


KAIDA* Naoko (Ms.)
  1. Environmental economics and policy studies, socio-economic valuation of natural and environmental resources, pro-environmental behavior analysis, sustainable consumption and lifestyle, environmental cooperation and ODA
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000003031
  3. Message
    The research topics cover socio-economic and institutional domains of environmental and sustainability issues. Students with strong motivations to contribute to sustainable development with better social, economic and environmental well-being are welcome to join.             
Associate Professor

KAJIYAMA* Mikio (Mr.)
  1. Polymer synthesis, Polymer chemistry, Organic chemistry, Material science, Synthesis of condensation polymers, Polyamides and polyimides, Fluorinated polymers and siloxanes, Controlled molecular interactions and free energies, Chemical modification for bio-plastics.
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001247
  3. Message
    Let’s create novel materials with heterogeneous combinations and find pleasure in your synthetic experiments ! 
Associate Professor

LEI* Zhongfang (Ms.)
  1. Fundamental, mechanism and design of new-developed waste(water) treatment and recycling technologies, Wastewater treatment, Biogranulation, N and P recovery and removal, Heavy metals immobilization, Biosolids
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000003223
  3. Message
    Our research objective is to enhance biological wastewater treatment processes, especially by using biogranulation technology to recover and remove nutritional elements (N & P). Another topic is how to remove or immobilize heavy metals in sewage sludge and livestock manure to achieve their safe and effective disposal and reclamation.              
Associate Professor

MATSUI* Kenichi (Mr.)
  1. Environmental history/law/ethics, Human/historical geography, Water and biodiversity policies, Indigenous/traditional knowledge, Agricultural/water policies, Water ethics, Sustainable tourism
  2. Contact


    http://www.envr.tsukuba.ac.jp/~envethic
  3. Message
    I help you choose and refine your thesis topics that are related to socio-cultural/historical aspects of environmental, agricultural, water and biodiversity policies. I also deal with legal and ethical implications of environmental or ethno-ecological studies, including traditional ecological knowledge. I also help you become internationally competent and outstanding academic writers and presenters.                                  
Associate Professor MATSUSHITA* Bunkei (Mr.)
  1. Remote Sensing, Environmental dynamic analysis, water environment monitoring, land use/cover change, modeling
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001215
  3. Message
    Let us monitor and protect our planet (earth) from the space.             
Associate Professor MIYAMAE* Yusaku (Mr.)
  1. Chemical Biology, Medicinal Chemistry, Natural Product Chemistry, Compound screening
  2. Contact

    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000003934
  3. Message
    Our aim is to develop the cell-based assay system for identification of potent bioactive small molecule which is useful tool for drug development and fundamental biology research. We welcome those students who are interested in the research field of medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, and natural product chemistry.
Associate Professor

MIZUNOYA* Takeshi (Mr.)
  1. Environmental evaluation by simulation analysis, Environmental economic policy, Comprehensive environmental evaluation, Expanded Input-Output modeling, Environmental technology evaluation, Integrated watershed management
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000003224
  3. Message
    My research focuses on analyzing and evaluating the complex interactive relationships between socio-economic systems and the environment and proposing comprehensive policies towards sustainability through the use of Input-Output modeling.
Associate Professor

NASAHARA* Kenlo (Mr.)
  1. Remote sensing, Ecology, Watershed management, Disaster management
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001410
  3. Message
Associate Professor

SHIMIZU* Kazuya (Mr.)
  1. Water treatment microbiology, Drinking water treatment, Microbial symbioses for engineering, Environmental engineering
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000003971
  3. Message
    For establish of sustainable water usage in the world, our group research interests are microbial symbioses between micro-animal and bacteria to develop biological water treatment technology and production/ degradation mechanism of musty odor and cyanotoxin. All the students who have strong determination to improve the aquatic environments issue in your own countries will have many exciting experience from research and life in Japan.
Associate Professor


TOYOFUKU*
Masanori (Mr.)
  1. Bacterial interactions, Bacteriology
  2. Contact

    http://www.envr.tsukuba.ac.jp/~microbio/en/index.html
  3. Message
    We explore bacterial interactions and how bacteria forms communities. We expect that understanding these events would lead to new techniques to control bacteria in the environment.
Associate Professor

UCHIDA* Taro (Mr.)
  1. ediment disaster prevention engineering, Forest Science, Hillslope Hydrology, Debris Flow and Landslide
  2. Contact

    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000004314
  3. Message
    We are focusing on hydrological processes and sediment dynamics in mountain areas. We are also trying to develop new methods to prevent sediment disasters. If you are sincerely interested in our research areas, let’s study together!
Associate Professor

UTSUMI* Motoo (Mr.)
  1. Aquatic biogeochemistry and engineering, Aquatic eco-engineering, biological water treatment, microbial ecology, biogeochemistry, C, N and P cycling
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001380
  3. Message
    World’s water environmental problems are serious as the twenty-first century is known as “the century of water.” Let’s discuss how to solve these problems together.           
Associate Professor

VILLAREAL* Myra (Ms.)
  1. Food Functionality, Pigment Cell Research, Melanoma
  2. Contact

    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000003530
  3. Message
Associate Professor

YABAR* Helmut (Mr.)
  1. Environmental engineering and management
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000001395
  3. Message
    Mentorship in Spanish is also available.
Cooperative Professor

TAKAMI
Akinori (Mr.)

  1. Atmospheric Chemistry, Atmospheric Aerosol, Atmospheric Air Pollution, trans boundary air pollution
  2. Contact

    http://www.nies.go.jp/researchers-e/100109.html
  3. Message
    Students who are interested in atmospheric environment and aerosol are all welcome!
Collaborative Professor

TIN TIN Win Shwe (Ms.)
  1. Environmental chemicals/pollutants, Neurotoxicity, Brain, Behavior
  2. Contact

    http://www.nies.go.jp/researchers-e/201062.html
  3. Message
    My research focuses on evaluation of exposure to environmental chemicals or pollutants on higher brain functions. Warmly welcome to students who interested in environmental health research.
Collaborative Associate Professor


KOIKE Eiko (Ms.)
  1. Environmental pollutants, Biological effect, Environmental medicine, Toxicology, Immunology
  2. Contact

    http://www.nies.go.jp/researchers-e/203905.html
  3. Message
    We investigate the biological effects of atmospheric or indoor environment chemicals in animal model and cell culture. Especially, we focus on immune system and their mechanisms.             
Collaborative Associate Professor


NAGASHIMA Tatsuya (Mr.)
  1. Regional air pollution, Global warming, Stratospheric ozone, Air pollution, Transport of atmospheric constituents, Atmospheric chemistry-climate interaction, Atmospheric chemistry modeling
  2. Contact

    http://www.nies.go.jp/researchers-e/100290.html
  3. Message
    I do research on air quality in Asian region with numerical models. I welcome those who are interested in the relationship between human activities and our atmospheric environment.             
Collaborative Associate Professor


SUGATA
Seiji (Mr.)

  1. Air pollution monitoring data, PM2.5, Material transport in the atmosphere, numerical simulation, meteorology
  2. Contact

    http://www.nies.go.jp/researchers-e/100103.html
  3. Message
    Through the cooperative graduate school, you can enjoy a student life in Tsukuba University and a research life in National Institute for Environmental Studies simultaneously.
Assistant Professor


AKITSU
Tomoko (Ms.)

  1. Ecological monitoring of light and vegetation, Remote sensing of vegetation, Plant ecology, photosynthetically active radiation
  2. Contact

    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/researcher/0000004336
  3. Message
    My research focuses on the development of ecological observation methods for satellite validation and the detection of the phenomena relating to vegetation using in-situ spectral observation and satellites
Assistant Professor


KAMAE*
Yoichi (Mr.)

  1. Climatology and Climate Change, Global Climate Modeling, Atmospheric General Circulation, Paleoclimate Modeling
  2. Contact

    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000003733
  3. Message
    Prof. Ueda and I coordinate "Climate Laboratory" addressing global climate system and change. Our professional activities including a book "Climate system study" written in English will help you to realize our goals and supervisions.
    Please visit our Lab's website.
    http://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/~ueda.hiroaki.gm/English/Welcome.html
Assistant Professor


OMORI
Yuko (Ms.)

  1. Marine biogeochemistry, Carbon cycle, Sea-air interaction of volatile organic compounds
  2. Contact

    http://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/~omori.yuko.ft/index.html
  3. Message
    My research focuses on material cycles driven by marine microorganisms in the ocean.
Assistant Professor


TAKAHASHI
Shinya (Mr.)

  1. Plant molecular biology, Radiation stress on plants, Environmental impact assessment using bio-monitoring system, Use of algal biomass as functional food 3.
  2. Contact

    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000003927
  3. Message
    To understand the effects of environmental stress on plants, I studied the physiological effects of UV-B stress on higher plants. Now, my interests have expanded to the development of bio-monitoring systems and the use of algal biomass.
Assistant Professorr

YAMAMOTO*
Sachiko (Ms.)
  1. City Planning, Architectural plan
  2. Contact

    https://trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/researcher/0000003290
    https://www.facebook.com/a.r.p.lab
  3. Message
Assistant Professor


YOKOI* Tomoyuki (Mr.)
  1. Evolutionary ecology of plants-insects interactions, Pollination service, Pollination, Invasive species, Bee, Satoyama, Behavior
  2. Contact

    http://www.trios.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/researcher/0000003326
  3. Message
    My work ranges from basic field research of insects to applied research for conservation and agricultural use. If you are interested in my themes, please contact me. 
* Professors who can be a supervisor of JDS fellows.


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