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Area of Interest

  • Air-sea interface physics
  • Bubble dynamics
  • Climate change
  • Dynamics of wind waves, long waves and tsunamis
  • Geophysical and environmental fluid mechanics
  • Tropical cyclone and related disasters
  • Nonlinear wave dynamics

Professional Publications

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  • 2012 Prizes for Science and Technology in the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
  • 2012 The Best Paper Award, Coastal Engineering Award, JSCE.
  • 2014 The Best Paper Award, The Port and Horbour Association of Japan.
  • 2015 Highest Impact Article Award, Hydrological Research Letters
    • Nobuhito Mori, Tomohiro Yasuda, Hajime Mase, Tracey Tom and Yuichiro Oku (2010) Projection of Extreme Wave Climate Change under Global Warming, Hydrological Research Letters, Vol.4, pp.15-19.
  • CEJ Citation Award (2015)
  • Best Paper Award (2018) Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) 2018 Convention 2018
  • 2014 Outstanding Reviewer of Ocean Modelling
  • 2014 Recognized Reviewer of Ocean Modelling

Professional Experience

Full time

Part time

Educational Experience

  • 1987-1991
    • Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University
    • Awarded the degree of Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • 1991-1993
    • Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University
    • Awarded the degree of ME in coastal engineering for a thesis entitled "Wave Height Distribution of Nonlinear Random Waves", supervised by Professor Takashi Yasuda
  • 1993-1996
    • Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University
    • Received Ph.D. for a thesis entitled "Effects of High-Order Nonlinear Wave-Wave Interactions on Ocean Waves", supervised by Professor Takashi Yasuda

Academic Activities


Committee Member

  • Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE)
    • Secretary, Professional Engineer Certification Division (2010/6-2013/3)
    • Editorial committee member, JSCE Journal Editorial Division (2011/6-2013/5)
    • Editorial board member, JSCE Journal Editorial Division (2015/6-2017/5)
    • Committee member, National Resilience Committee, Special WG of JSCE (2017/6-2018/5)
  • Coastal Engineering Division, Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE)
    • Committee member, Coastal Engineering Division (2007/7-)
      • Secretary (2007/7-)
    • Committee member, Editorial Board, Coastal Engineering Division (2003/7-)
      • Chair (2014/11-)
    • Committee member, Public Relations, Coastal Engineering Division (2003/7-2014/11)
      • Chair (2011/6-2014/11), Vice Chair (2007/7-2011/6)
    • Chair, Future concept committee, Coastal Engineering Division (2010/1-2011/5)
    • Vice chair, Adaptation of climate change on coastal problems (2017-)
  • Other Divisions, Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE)
    • Committee member, Editorial Board, Ocean Engineering Division (2003/1-2009/12)
    • Committee member, Intelligent Infrastructure, Structural Engineering Division (2003/7-2005/6)
    • Secretary, Global Environment Division (2013-2015)
    • Committee member, Adaptation of climate change, Committee on Hydroscience and Hydraulic Engineering (2015-2017)
  • The Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics
    • Council member (2014/2-2016/1)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Committee member, Turbulence Committee, Engineering Mechanics Division (2004/6-2008/5)
    • Member of COPRI Scientific Committee, ASCE (2017-)


Organized Conferences

  • Local organizing committee, The 8th International Symposium on Flow Modeling and Turbulence Measurements 2001 (FMTM2001), IAHR.
  • Local organizing committee, Asian and Pacific Coasts 2003 (APAC 2003), Second International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts, Coastal Engineering Committee, Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Chinese Ocean Engineering Society and Korean Society of Coastal and Ocean Engineers.
  • Local organizing committee, Coastal Dynamics 2009, Tokyo.
  • Secretary, The 6th International Symposium on Gas Transfer at Water Surfaces 2010 Kyoto.
  • Local organizing committee, Coastal Structures 2011, Yokohama.
  • Local organizing committee, International Symposium on Earth-Science Challenges (ISEC) 2013, Kyoto.
  • Scientific committee, Coastlab16, 2016, Ottawa.
  • Technical abstract review committee, Coastal Dynamics 2017, Helsingør, Denmark
  • Scientific Committee, ICCE2018, 2018, Baltimore.
  • International Scientific Committee, The 8th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research (ICWRER2019), June 14-18, 2019, Nanjin, China.


I served as a reviewer above journals the last several years.