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Division : Regional Resources and Environmental Economics

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field 
ExpertiseDescriptions
Dr.Agr Econo.ISHITSUKA, Satoshi(H)Food EconomicsExpansion of marketing strategic in food industry
Dr.AgrIZUMIYA, Masami(H) Agricultural MarketingEconomic analysis of waste biomass recycling
Dr.Agr.TAKANASHI, Fumie (H)Agricultural EconomicsDistribution system of fresh vegetable and fruit in developing countries
Dr.Agr.NARITA, Takumi(H)International Food MarketingStudies on functions of agricultural products distribution structure
Dr.Agr.KINOSHITA, Yukio(I) Farm Management and Agricultural EconomicsFarm growth management, international comparison of institution for water management in agriculture
Dr.Agr.NONAKA, Akihisa (I)Agricultural EconomicsTheoretical studies and analysis on latest re-production structure of rural economy
Dr.Agr.ISOJIMA, Akiyo (I)Agricultural EconomicsAgricultural product marketing research
Ph.D.YASUE, Hiroyuki (I)Farm ManagementDevelopment of Knowledge Creation Method Related to the Evaluation and Extension of Skilled Farmer’s Technology for Agricultural Innovation
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.For.YAMAMOTO, Shinji(I)Forest PolicyTheory and application concerning citizen’s participation and consensus building related to regional resource management
Ph.D.ISHIMURA, Gakushi(I)Resource Economics and Policy / Sustainability Science・Education1) Fishery Resource Economics and Policy・Quantitative Fishery Resource Management 2) Sustainability Science and Education
Dr.Agr.IEKUSHI, Tetsuo(Y)Environmental AccountingEnvironmental accounting for farm management
Dr.Agr.OZAWA, Wataru(Y) Agricultural EconomicsStudy on management efficiency / Study on consensus building of rural area
Dr.Agr.SUMITA,Tsuyoshi(Y) Agricultural EconomicsStudy on managerial growth of paddy farming
Dr.Agr.FUJISHINA,Tomoumi (Y) Agricultural EconomicsRevitalization of rural areas with food industrial cluster

List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
ExpertiseDescriptions
Dr. Agr.SATO, Takahiro (H)International Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentStudies on the relationships between rural livelihoods and the dynamics of environment, technologies and institutions
Dr. Agr.MASAKI, Suguru (H)Agricultural EconomicsResearch on the characteristics of contemporary regional societies and support systems for regional agricultural development
Dr. Agr.YOSHINAKA, Satoshi (H)Agricultural EconomicsStudy on management of the large-scale family farming
Dr.Agr.ITO, Sachio(I)Forest PolicyStudies on the regional forestry structure and the production and distribution of wood
Dr.Agr.OGAWA,Sanshiro(Y)Forestry EconomicsA study about reproduction of hilly/mountanous area and role of the nonprofit business entity of the agriculture and forestry business
Dr. Lit.HAYASHI, Masahide(Y) Forest sociologySociological studies on stakeholders in forest and forestry
Dr. Lit.WATANABE,Rie(Y) Human GeographyHuman impacts on environment

Division : Agricultural and Environmental Engineering

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
ExpertiseDescriptions
Dr.Agr.IZUMI, Mattashi(H)Irrigation, Drainage and Hydraulic EngineeringHydraulic design of hydraulic facilities and water requirement
Dr.Agr.ENDO, Akira(H)Agricultural Land EngineeringElucidation of mechanism for nitrogen cycle and leaching of nutrient salts in agricultural land
Dr.Agr.SASAKI, Choichi(H)Agricultural Land EngineeringStudies on the influence of percolation pattern in seepage water on several phenomena in a layer
Dr.Agr.ZHANG, Shu Huai(H)Agricultural Machinery1)Applications of image processing technology for agriculture
2)Non-destructive measurements for agricultural product’s quality
Dr.Agr.FUJISAKI, Hiroyuki(H)Rural PlanningStudies on sustainable rural development, especially for farm land consolidation, rural tourism, and so on
Dr.Sci.MORI, Hiroshi (H)Numerical Analysis in Soil MechanicsFunctional Performance Evaluation in Foundation Ground and Soil Structure by Numerical Analysis
Dr.Agr.YE, Xujun (H)Agricultural Machinery1)Application of remote sensing technology in Agriculture 2)Development of quality evaluation technologies for agricultural products using optical sensing
Dr.Agr.KURASHIMA, Eiichi(I)HydrologyResearch on watershed runoff relevant to heat transfer at the air ground interface
Dr.Agr.YAMAMOTO, Kiyohito(I)Agricultural Facility EngineeringChange in mechanical behavior of brittle material due to degradation
Dr.Agr.ANNAKA, Takeyuki(Y)Soil PhysicsMechanism of moisture and solute movement in soils
Dr.Agr.OKUYAMA, Takehiko(Y)Geotechnical EngineeringSurvey of underground environment
Dr.Agr.KATAHIRA, Mitsuhiko(Y)Agricultural MachineryStudies on labor saving technique of open field vegetables by agricultural machinery
Dr.Eng.WATANABE, Toru(Y)Water Environ.Engineering1. Environmental pollution and its impact on human health 2. Water quality management for sustainable water utilization

List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
ExpertiseDescriptions
Dr.Agr.KATO, Koh(H)Seepage Analysis, Structural Analysis, Agricultural Information1)Numerical analysis of seepage and structure
2)Information use for agricultural production and rural development
Dr.Agr. KATO, Chihiro (H)Agricultural land conservationAnalyzing and predicting soil moisture, temperature and gas condition Soil conservation in agricultural lands
Dr.Agr. MARUI, Atsushi (H)Irrigation, EngineeringEngineering approach for solution of rural water problems
Dr.Agr. MORITANI, Shigeoki (H)Rural energy engineeringRenewable energy application for greenhouse climate control
Dr.Agr.KANAYAMA, Motohei (I)Environmental Soil EngineeringStudies on issues of farmland and agricultural structure and their conservation at lowland area
Dr.Agr.HAMAGAMI, Kunihiko(I)HydraulicsMaintenance of water environment in agricultural water facilities
Dr.Agr.MAEDA, Takeki(I)Biomass EngineeringTheoretical and applied studies on biomass utilization for sustainable agriculture
Dr.Eng.MIYAKE, Satoshi(I)Regional PlanningCommunity design for regional planning
Ph.D.MUTO, Yoshiko (I)Environmental soil physicsWater, energy and solute transport in soils
Dr.Agr.ISHIKAWA, Masaya(Y)Land Resource SciencesA new approach to sustainable land resource :new light on development and environmental conservation
Dr.Agr. HANAYAMA, Susumu(Y)Farmland engineeringStudy of material cycle in paddy fields
Dr.Agr. WATANABE,Kazuya(Y)Agricultural EngineeringApplied studies on ecological management of rural resource

Division : Regional Resources and Environmental Management

List of Professors Qualified as Major Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
ExpertiseDescriptions
Dr.Agr.AZUMA, Nobuyuki(H)Animal Ecology, Ecological Engineering1)Ecology of fishes and birds
2)Habitat restoration in rivers and agroecosystems
Ph.D.IKEDA, Hiroshi(H)Evolutionary EcologyStudies on the evolution and the community of invertebrates
Dr.Agr.ISHIDA, Kiyoshi(H)Forest EcologyEcology and conservation biology of forest plants
Dr.Sci.SOGABE, Atsushi(H)Animal EcologyStudies on the ecology and evolution of animal behavior in aquatic animals
Dr.Phi.IRASAWA, Michiya(I)Erosion Control Engineering1)Sediment-related disaster mitigation measures and response planning for communities.
2)Sediment-related disaster analysis and prevention
Dr.Agr.KOFUJITA, Hisayoshi(I)Wood ChemistryTheoretical and applied studies on structure and function of natural organic compound
Dr.Agr.SEKINO, Noboru(I)Wood-based MaterialProduction technology and utilization of wood based composites
Dr.Agr.TATSUKAWA, Shiro(I)Forest EngineeringTheoretical and applied studies on harvesting system of forest resources
Dr.Agr.HARASHINA, Koji(I)Landscape Ecology and ManagementStudies on restructuring for sustainable regional ecosystems
Dr.Fish.Sci.GOTO, Tomoaki(I)Fisheries resource managementStudies on ecology and management of coastal fisheries resources
Dr.Agr. ASHITANI, Tatsuya(Y)Forest Resource Utilizationchemical utilization of forest resources
Dr.Agr.ENARI, Hiroto(Y)Wildlife EcologyTheoretical and applied sciences on ecology and management of forest mammals
Dr.Agr.HAYASHIDA, Mitsuhiro(Y)Forest EcologyEcology of forest community and conservation of biodiversity
Dr.Agr.Mori, Shigeta (Y)Whole-plant ecologyWhole-plant physiological ecology including roots from seedlings to giant trees
Dr.Agr.YOSHIMURA, Kenichi(Y)Forest ecologyThe mechanism of tree growth and mortality using ecophysiological methodology
Ph.D.Lopez Caceres Maximo Larry (Y)Climate ChangeStudy 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).

List of Professors Qualified as Associate Advisors

Name (affiliation)Research Field
ExpertiseDescriptions
Ph.D.ISHIKAWA, Yukio(H)Plant EcologyAnalysis of community dynamics of cool temperate forests and growth characteristics of its components
Dr.Sci.Tsou, Ching-Ying (H)Applied geomorphology, Erosion engineeringStudying earth surface processes and geological phenomena for sediment-related hazard reduction and environment conservation
Dr.Sci.NAKAMURA, Takeyuki(H)Systematic EntomologySystematic study of diptera and mecoptera (Insecta)
Dr.Agr.YAMAWO, Akira(H)Forest EcologyBiological interactions in plants growing in forest
Ph.D.YAMAGISHI, Hiroki (H)Plant ecologyStudies on the evolution of life history in wild plants
Dr.Agr.AZUMA, Atsuki(I)Conservation BiologyEcological habitat analysis of wildlife
Dr.Agr.KUNISAKI, Takashi(I)Forest MeasurementsTheoretical and applied study on the dynamics of forest size structure
Dr.Agr.SAKAMOTO, Yuichi(I)Forest ChemistryDevelopmental biology of basidiomycetes, enzymology of basidiomycetes
Dr.Agr.MASAKA, Kazuhiko(I)SilvicultureTheoretical and applied studies on forest ecology and silviculture
Dr.Agr.MATSUKI, Sawako(I)Forest EcologyStudy of sustainable function of forest health against biotic and abiotic stresses
Dr. Agr.YAMAUCHI, Kiyoshi(I)Wildlife ManagementStudy on conservation and management of wildlife animals
Dr.Agr.SAITO, Masashi(I)Forest EngineeringTheoretical and applied studies on forest road network and harvesting system
Dr.Agr.KIKUCHI, Shunichi(Y)Watershed Conservation and RestorationIntegrative science for watershed conservation and restoration
Doctor of Environment ScienceSAITO, Masayuki(Y)Landscape EcologyLandscape ecological studies on the relationships between human activities and wildlife