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NOTICE: Keisuke Hanaki will retire from The University of Tokyo, and move to School of Information Networking for Innovation and Design, Toyo University, Tokyo from April 1, 2017
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We have developed an education program “APIEL” to incubate future environmental leader. The details are here.
Name: Keisuke HANAKI
Months of birth: March 1952
Present status: Professor at Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, and
Adjunct Professor at Integrated Research System of Sustainability Sciences (IR3S), The University of Tokyo
Department of Urban Engineering
The University of Tokyo
7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
Education and employment records:
March 1975: Graduated from Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo
March 1977: Completed the master's program at Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo; Master of Engineering
March 1980: Completed the doctoral program at Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo; Doctor of Engineering
April 1980: Research associate at Department of Civil Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan
April 1983: Associate professor at Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo
April 1985: Assistant professor (later promoted to associate professor) at Environmental Engineering Division, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand as a faculty member seconded by Japanese Government
April 1987: Return to Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo
February 1991 to August 1991: Visiting Associate Professor at Department of Civil Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
November 1992: Professor at Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo
January 1993: Professor at Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
April 1998 to now: Professor at Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo
April 2002 to March 2005, April 2009 to March 2010 and April 2012 to now: Director, Research Center for Water Environment Technology, The University of Tokyo
October 2005 to now: Adjunct Professor of Integrated Research System of Sustainability Sciences (IR3S)
Major academic societies involved:
Science Council of Japan, Member (October 2006 -
Sept 2011), Council member (October 2011 - ),
Vice President (October 2014 - )
International Water Association (IWA)
Former Editor of Journal Water Research (2003 to 2008)
Chairman, IWA Japan National Committee (2011-2015 )
Japan Society on Water Environment (JSWE) , Former President (2007 to 2009)
Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) , Executive board member (2008 to 2010)
Society of Environmental Science, Japan, Former Executive board member (2003 to 2009) and current President (March 2015- )
web site of our laboratory.
The major research projects involved are as follows:
Urban greenhouse gas emission reduction project
This project was started as Tokyo Half Project (THP) that aims to demonstrate potential of 50% reduction of GHG from Tokyo. This project was first supported by AGS, and then supported by Ministry of Education, Japan (FY2000-2002) This project was conducted as a part of project, Japan Low Carbon Society Scenarios toward 2050.
Center for Sustainable Urban Regeneration (cSUR) Project
The University of Tokyo has established the Center for Sustainable Urban Regeneration (cSUR) in July 2003
Some of the outcome of this project was published as a book series from Springer.
Urban Environmental Management and Technology (Editor: Keisuke Hanaki)
Groundwater Management in Asian Cities (Editor: Satoshi Takizawa)
Free pdf available from this page.
Environmental Leadership Capacity Building in
Higher Education (2013), Springer Press
Output of an education program "APIEL (Asian Program for Incubation of Environmental Leaders)" in 2009 through 2013.
Establishing a Resource-Circulating Society in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities by UNU Press.
Urban Environmental Management and Technology, Springer
Output of GCOE (Global Center of Excellence) Program.
Future Cities: Dynamics and Sustainability
Output of GCOE (Global Center of Excellence)
Program of AGS.
Alliance for Global Sustainability (AGS)
--- Collaboration program among University of Tokyo, MIT (USA), ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) and Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden) ---
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