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@Profile of Dr. Kazuo Nadaoka

Personal Data:
Date of Birth: March 10, 1954
Place of Birth: Hiroshima, Japan
Education:
1976-1978: Graduate School of Civil Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1974-1976: Department of Civil Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Work Experience:
1994 to date: Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1986-1994: Associate Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1983-1986: Research Associate, Tokyo Institute of Technology
1978-1982: Researcher at the Littoral Drift Laboratory, Port and Harbor Research Institute, Ministry of Transport
Research Field:
Coastal Environments, Coastal Engineering, Environmental Simulation and Monitoring
Recent Research Topics:
1) Conservation and restoration of coastal ecosystems comprising of coral reefs, seagrass beds, tidal flats, mangrove forests and their surroundings
2) Quantitative analysis and prediction of environmental loads like sediment and nutrient discharge from a watershed to adjacent coastal areas
3) Deployment of numerical simulation models for waves, currents, and substance and heat transport to analyze physical environments of coastal waters and reef connectivity based on long-distance larval transport
4) Development and application of remote sensing methods to monitor coastal environments
5) Development of molecular identification system of crown-of thorns starfish (COTS) larvae for revealing larval dispersal and genetic population analysis of COTS
6) Establishing a decision support systems for integrated coastal zone management based on comprehensive and quantitative monitoring and prediction models
Affiliations:
Japan Society of Civil Engineers Society of Environmental Science Japan
Japanese Coral Reef Society Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics
The Oceanographic Society of Japan The Japanese Society for Multiphase Flow
The Japanese Association of Benthology American Geophysical Union
The Remote Sensing Society of Japan International Society for Reef Studies
Meteorological Society of Japan American Society of Civil Engineers
Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Ecological Society of Japan
Awards:
1987: Award of Japan Society of Civil Engineers
1993: Award of The Remote Sensing of Japan
1995: Award of Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Contact us:
Tel: +81-3-5734-2589 Fax: +81-3-5734-2650

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Last Update : 2005.4.20