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Specialty :Biotic Environment Science

Division : Rural Resource Economics

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Phi. KYO, Koki(O) Statistics Statistical data analysis/statistical analysis of regional economy/statistical analysis of agricultural economy
Dr.Agr. SAWADA, Manabu(O) Agricultural Economics Food demand analysis / Economic evaluation of food safety / Welfare analysis of sweetenar and sweetener crop policy
Dr.Agr. SHIGA, Eiichi Agricultural Economics Studies on the behavior of large-scale business-farm in the regional agriculture
Dr.Agr IZUMIYA, Masami(H) Agricultural Marketing Economic analysis of waste biomass recycling
Dr.Agr. SHIBUYA, Cyousei(H) Agricultural Economics Study on systems of regional resource management
Dr.Agr Econo. ISHITSUKA, Satoshi(H) Food Economics Expansion of marketing strategic in food industry
Ph.D. KINOSHITA, Yukio(I) Farm Management and Agricultural Economics Farm growth management, international comparison of institution for water management in agriculture
Dr.For. YAMAMOTO, Shinji(I) Forest Policy Theory and application concerning citizen's participation and consensus building related to regional resource management
Dr.Agr. SATO, Kazunori(I) Agricultural Economics Agricultural products distribution system and cooperative marketing
Dr.Agr. NONAKA, Akihisa (I) Agricultural Economics Theoretical studies and analysis on latest re-production structure of rural economy
Dr.Agr. YAMAMOTO, Kiyotatsu(I) Landscape Planning, Tourism

1) Planning and management of national parks and protected areas.

2) Forest and environment education

Dr.Lit. IWAHANA, Michiaki(Y) Environmental Geography Study on the environment and development of mountain village
Dr.Agr. OZAWA, Wataru(Y) Agricultural Economics Study on management efficiency / Study on consensus building of rural area
Dr.Agr. SUMITA,Tsuyoshi(Y) Agricultural Economics Study on managerial growth of paddy farming
Dr.Agr. IEKUSHI, Tetsuo(Y) Environmental Accounting Environmental accounting for farm management
List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Agr. TAKANASHI, Fumie (H) Agricultural Economics Distribution system of fresh vegetable and fruit in developing countries
Dr.Agr. NARITA, Takumi(H) International Food Marketing Studies on functions of agricultural products distribution structure
Dr.Agr. ITO, Sachio(I) Forest Policy Studies on the regional forestry structure and the production and distribution of wood
Ph.D. ISHIMURA, Gakushi(I) Resource Economics and Policy / Sustainability Science・Education

1) Fishery Resource Economics and Policy・Quantitative Fishery Resource Management

2) Sustainability Science and Education

Dr.Agr. OGAWA,Sanshiro(Y) Forestry Economics A study about reproduction of hilly/mountanous area and role of the nonprofit business entity of the agriculture and forestry business
Dr.Agr. FUJISHINA,Tomoumi (Y) Agricultural Economics Revitalization of rural areas with food industrial cluster
Dr. Lit. WATANABE,Rie(Y) Human Geography Human impacts on environment
Dr. Lit. HAYASHI, Masahide(Y) Forest sociology Sociological studies on stakeholders in forest and forestry

Division : Agricultural and Environmental Engineering

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Agr. KISHIMOTO, Tadashi(O) Agricultural Machinery 1)Dynamics of traction device of agricultural vehicle
2)Development of application technology for dairy manure slurry
Dr.Agr. SATOW, Tadatoshi(O) Agricultural Machinery 1)Studies on mechatronics in agricultural machinery
2)Development of agrochemical application technology for environmental preservation
Dr.Agr. TSUJI, Osamu(O) Soil and Water Conservation 1)Water and wind erosion in cold regions
2)Conservation of windbreaks using GIS
Dr.Agr. MUNEOKA, Toshimi(O) Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering

1) River water quality and land use in agricultural and forest watersheds

2) Slope conservation and revegetation technology

Dr.Agr. IZUMI, Mattashi(H) Irrigation, Drainage and Hydraulic Engineering Hydraulic design of hydraulic facilities and water requirement
Dr.Agr. SASAKI, Choichi(H) Agricultural Land Engineering Studies on the influence of percolation pattern in seepage water on several phenomena in a layer
Dr.Agr. ZHANG, Shu Huai(H) Agricultural Machinery 1)Applications of image processing technology for agriculture
2)Non-destructive measurements for agricultural product's quality
Dr.Agr. FUJISAKI, Hiroyuki(H) Rural Planning Studies on sustainable rural development, especially for farm land consolidation, rural tourism, and so on
Dr.Sci. MORI, Hiroshi (H) Numerical Analysis in Soil Mechanics Functional Performance Evaluation in Foundation Ground and Soil Structure by Numerical Analysis
Dr.Agr. ENDO, Akira(H) Agricultural Land Engineering Elucidation of mechanism for nitrogen cycle and leaching of nutrient salts in agricultural land
Dr.Agr. YE, Xujun (H) Agricultural Machinery 1)Application of remote sensing technology in Agriculture 2)Development of quality evaluation technologies for agricultural products using optical sensing
Dr.Agr. KURASHIMA, Eiichi(I) Hydrology Research on watershed runoff relevant to heat transfer at the air ground interface
Dr.Eng. SATTA, Naoya(I) Environmental Engineering Experimental and theoretical studies on transport of elements in water-soil system
Dr.Agr. TAKEDA, Jun-ichi(I) Agricultural Machinery Automation for agricultural systems
Dr.Agr. HIROTA, Jun-ichi(I) Rural Planning Rural planning and rural development
Dr.Agr. YAMAMOTO, Kiyohito(I) Agricultural Facility Engineering Change in mechanical behavior of brittle material due to degradation
Dr.Agr. ANNAKA, Takeyuki(Y) Soil Physics Mechanism of moisture and solute movement in soils
Dr.Agr. OKUYAMA, Takehiko(Y) Geotechnical Engineering Survey of underground environment
Dr.Eng. WATANABE, Toru(Y) Water Environ.Engineering

1. Environmental pollution and its impact on human health

2. Water quality management for sustainable water utilization

Dr.Agr. KATAHIRA, Mitsuhiko(Y) Agricultural Machinery Studies on labor saving technique of open field vegetables by agricultural machinery
Dr.Agr. FUJII, Hideto (Y) Water for agriculture and environment Development of agricultural water use system to respond to climate change, Evaluation of eco-service system
List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Agr. MIYATAKE, Fumihito(O) Bioresource Engineering Theoretical and technological studies on composting and biomass
Dr.Agr. KIMURA,Masato(O) Agricultural meteorology Study on distribution of cold energy resources and use of cold energy from natural ice
Dr.Agr. KATO, Koh(H) Seepage Analysis, Structural Analysis, Agricultural Information 1)Numerical analysis of seepage and structure
2)Information use for agricultural production and rural development
Dr.Agr. MORITANI, Shigeoki (H) Rural energy engineering Renewable energy application for greenhouse climate control
Dr.Agr. MARUI, Atsushi (H) Irrigation, Engineering Engineering approach for solution of rural water problems
Dr.Agr. KATO, Chihiro (H) Agricultural land conservation Analyzing and predicting soil moisture, temperature and gas condition Soil conservation in agricultural lands
Dr.Eng. MIYAKE, Satoshi(I) Regional Planning Community design for regional planning
Dr.Agr. HAMAGAMI, Kunihiko(I) Hydraulics Maintenance of water environment in agricultural water facilities
Ph.D. MUTO, Yoshiko (I) Environmental soil physics Water, energy and solute transport in soils
Dr.Agr. KANAYAMA, Motohei (I) Environmental Soil Engineering Studies on issues of farmland and agricultural structure and their conservation at lowland area
Dr.Agr. KANMURI, Hideaki (I) Rural environmental engineering Development of high efficiency paddy rotation system
Dr.Agr. ISHIKAWA, Masaya(Y) Land Resource Sciences A new approach to sustainable land resource :new light on development and environmental conservation
Dr.Agr. WATANABE,Kazuya(Y) Agricultural Engineering Applied studies on ecological management of rural resource
Dr.Agr. HANAYAMA, Susumu(Y) Farmland engineering Study of material cycle in paddy fields

Division : Environmental Resource Management

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Sci. OSHIDA, Tatsuo(O) Mammalogy Ecological and phylogeographical studies of wild mammals
Dr.Agr HIRATA, Masahiro(O) Rangeland Ecology, Cultural Anthropology 1)Study on rangeland ecology and environmental conservation in dry areas
2)Study on subsistence and milk culture of pastoralists in dry areas
Dr.Agr. YANAGAWA, Hisashi(O) Wildlife Management Mammalogy and ornithology for wildlife management
Dr.Agr. ISHIDA, Kiyoshi(H) Forest Ecology Ecology and conservation biology of forest plants
Dr.Sci. HIGAKI, Daisuke(H) Erosion Control Engineering, Engineering Geomorphology Mountain watershed management, landslide hazard management
Dr.Agr. AZUMA, Nobuyuki(H) Animal Ecology, Ecological Engineering 1)Ecology of fishes and birds
2)Habitat restoration in rivers and agroecosystems
Ph.D. IKEDA, Hiroshi(H) Evolutionary Ecology Studies on the evolution and the community of invertebrates
Dr.Phi. IRASAWA, Michiya(I) Erosion Control Engineering 1)Sediment-related disaster mitigation measures and response planning for communities.
2)Sediment-related disaster analysis and prevention
Dr.Agr. SAWAGUCHI, Isao(I) Forest Management Theoretical and applied study on forest road networks design
Dr.Agr. SEKINO, Noboru(I) Wood-based Material Production technology and utilization of wood based composites
Dr.Agr. HIYANE, Akira(I) Forest Planning
Environmental Education
1)The history of forest working system in Japan national forest
2)The evaluation method of environmental education
Dr.Agr. TATSUKAWA, Shiro(I) Forest Engineering Theoretical and applied studies on harvesting system of forest resources
Dr.Agr. HARASHINA, Koji(I) Landscape Ecology and Management Studies on restructuring for sustainable regional ecosystems
Dr.Agr. HAYASHIDA, Mitsuhiro(Y) Forest Ecology Ecology of forest community and conservation of biodiversity
Ph.D. Lopez Caceres Maximo Larry (Y) Climate Change

Study on the effect of climate change on forest ecosystems. understand the factors environmental factors that control the water balances in tropical, temperate and boreal forests.The interaction of carbon and nitrogen cycles in the soil-vegetation- atmosphere continuum within the forest ecosystem and its changes and the effect that forest fires and its oscillation has on them (Cycles).

Dr.Agr. Mori, Shigeta (Y) Whole-plant ecology Whole-plant physiological ecology including roots from seedlings to giant trees
Dr.Agr. ENARI, Hiroto(Y) Wildlife Ecology Theoretical and applied sciences on ecology and management of forest mammals
List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors
Name (affiliation) Research Field
Expertise Descriptions
Dr.Agr. AKASAKA, Takumi (O) Conservation ecology Conservation Ecology in an anthropogenic landscape
Dr. Sci. KUMANO, Norikuni (O) Insect Ecology Insect ecology and pest management
Dr.Sci. NAKAMURA, Takeyuki(H) Systematic Entomology Systematic study of diptera and mecoptera (Insecta)
Ph.D. ISHIKAWA, Yukio(H) Plant Ecology Analysis of community dynamics of cool temperate forests and growth characteristics of its components
Dr.Agr. YAMAWO, Akira(H) Forest Ecology Biological interactions in plants growing in forest
Dr.Sci. SOGABE, Atsushi(H) Animal Ecology Studies on the ecology and evolution of animal behavior in aquatic animals
Dr.Agr. AZUMA, Atsuki(I) Conservation Biology Ecological habitat analysis of wildlife
Dr.Agr. KUNISAKI, Takashi(I) Forest Measurements Theoretical and applied study on the dynamics of forest size structure
Dr.Agr. MATSUKI, Sawako(I) Forest Ecology Study of sustainable function of forest health against biotic and abiotic stresses
Dr.Fish.Sci. GOTO, Tomoaki(I) Fisheries resource management Studies on ecology and management of coastal fisheries resources
Dr.Agr. KIKUCHI, Shunichi(Y) Watershed Conservation and Restoration Integrative science for watershed conservation and restoration

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