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Department of Earth System Science and Technology

Prof. Tohru HADA

・Specialization:

▶Space Plasma Physics

▶Space Environmental Fluid Dynamics

・Research:

Nonlinear waves and turbulence in the solar wind; Structure

of collisionless shocks;

Acceleration and transport of cosmic rays; Space weather

and space environmental fluid dynamics;

Modeling of next generation plasma thrusters


Assis. Prof. Shuichi MATSUKIYO

・Specialization:

▶Space plasma physics

・Research:

Physics of collisionless shocks, Particle acceleration,

High energy phenomena in space and astrophysical plasmas


Prof. Nobuhiro MATSUNAGA

・Specialization:

▶Environmental Fluid Science

・Research:

Biochemical investigations of sediment characteristics

in Isahaya Bay



Assoc. Prof. Osama Eljamal

・Specialization:

▶Environmental Engineering

・Research:

Nanotechnology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Modeling of reactive solutetransport in porous media;

Modeling of Groundwater and remediation of groundwater;

Water and wastewater treatment; Water distribution systems; Sustainable water resourcesmanagement


Assoc. Prof. Yuji SUGIHARA

・Specialization:

▶Environmental Fluid Dynamics

・Research:

Study of CO2 transfer mechanism at the air-sea interface



Assis. Prof. Soichi YAMAGUCHI

・Specialization:

▶Coastal environmental research

・Research:

Study on the formation mechanism of Hypoxia/Anoxia

in the Ariake sea.



Prof. Shigeo YOSHIDA

・Specialization:

▶Wind Turbine Technology

・Research:

Fundamental design, aerodynamics, control and safety

of wind turbines



Assoc. Prof. Makoto OKAMURA

・Specialization:

▶Fluid Dynamics

・Research:

Large amplitude of water waves


Assis. Prof. Hidekazu TSUJI

・Specialization:

▶Fluid dynamics ▶Nonlinear physics

・Research:

Unsteady amplification of the nonlinear wave and formation

of giant waves in shallow water system


Assis. Prof. Yingyi LIU

・Specialization:

▶Marine engineering and offshore renewable energy

・Research:

Wave interaction with structures; Dynamics of floating wind turbine


Prof. Hajime OKAMOTO

・Specialization:

▶Satellite remote sensing ▶Cloud physics, aerosols

▶Atmospheric physics ▶light scattering

・Research:

Clouds and aerosols from Earth observing satellites and

development of mew active sensors


Assoc. Prof. Masaru YAMAMOTO

・Specialization:

▶Meteorology

・Research:

Marine meteorology in marginal sea areas of East Asia



Assis. Prof. Kaori SATO

・Specialization:

▶Atmospheric physics

▶Satellite Remote Sensing

・Research:

Application of space-borne active sensors for climate studies



Assis. Prof. Tempei HASHINO

・Specialization:

▶Meteorology ▶Cloud physics

・Research:

Understanding cloud microphysical processes and the numerical modelling.


Prof. Changhong HU

・Specialization:

▶Ship and ocean engineering

▶Computational fluid dynamics

・Research:

Marine renewable energy development



Assis. Prof. Makoto SUEYOSHI

・Specialization:

▶Naval and Ocean Engineering

・Research:

Numerical Simulation of Free Surface Flow by Particle Method



Prof. Toshihiko TAKEMURA

・Specialization:

▶Meteorology ▶Atmospheric Environment

・Research:

Estimation of aerosol effects on climate


Assis. Prof. Nawo EGUCHI

・Specialization:

▶Atmospheric Science

・Research:

Stratosphere - Troposphere dynamical interaction


Prof. Itsushi UNO

・Specialization:

▶Environmental Meteorology

▶Chemical Transport Modeling

・Research:

Asian scale meteorology and pollutant transport studies



Assoc. Prof. Keiya YUMIMOTO

・Specialization:

▶Environmental Meteorology

・Research:

Study on air pollution based on numerical model, ground- and satellite-based observations and data assimilation



Assis. Prof. Yukari HARA

・Specialization:

▶Environmental meteorology

▶Chemical transport modeling

・Research:

Integrated analysis of aerosols in Eastern Asia based

on regional chemical transport model and optical observation


Assis. Prof. Zhe WANG

・Specialization:

▶Atmospheric Environment

・Research:

Integrated analysis of atmospheric environment ovar East Asia based on chemical transport models and observations


Prof. Yoshinobu WAKATA

・Specialization:

▶Dynamics of ocean and atmosphere

・Research:

Numerical Simulation of Ocean turbulence



Assoc. Prof. Kaoru ICHIKAWA

・Specialization:

▶Physical Oceanography

▶Satellite Oceanography

・Research:

Sea surface current and dynamic heigt measurements


Assoc. Prof. Masahiko NAKAMURA

・Specialization:

▶Ocean Engineering

・Research:

Dynamics and control of towed vehicle for ocean measurement


Assoc. Prof. Tomoharu SENJYU

・Specialization:

▶Physical Oceanography

・Research:

Formation and circulation of the intermediate and deep waters

in the Japan Sea



Assoc. Prof. Takahiro ENDOH

・Specialization:

▶Ocean Dynamics

・Research:

Understanding the effects of small-scale processes on ocean currents and circulation, including the impacts of turbulence, internal waves, and submeso- to meso-scale eddies.



Prof. Atsuhiko ISOBE

・Specialization:

▶Physical Oceanography

・Research:

Ocean circulation in shelf and coastal waters
Marine plastic pollution
Atmosphere-ocean interaction in coastal and marginal seas


Assoc. Prof. Shinichiro KIDA

・Specialization:

▶Physical Oceanography

・Research:

Marginal Sea - Open Ocean interaction



Assis. Prof. Katsuto UEHARA

・Specialization:

▶Physical Oceanography

・Research:

Coastal erosion along Asian megadeltas


Prof. Naoki HIROSE

・Specialization:

▶Oceanography

・Research:

Ocean Modeling, Data Assimilation, and their Applications (such as Air-Sea Interaction, Ocean Ecosystem, or Maritime Science)



Assis. Prof. Yohei ONUKI

・Specialization:

▶Physical Oceanography

・Research:

Ocean Wave Dynamics



Prof. Satoshi TSUKIOKA

・Specialization:

・Research:



Assoc. Prof. Tadahiro HYAKUDOME

・Specialization:

・Research: