Takeshi Katsumi, Dr. Eng., Prof.

Professor of Civil Engineering

Kyoto University
Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies
Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
Phone: +81-75-753-9205
Facsimile: +81-75-753-5116
E-mail: katsumi.takeshi.6vimage_atmark.gifkyoto-u.ac.jp

Born in Kyoto on March 3, 1967

1989.3                   BS (Civil Engineering), Kyoto University
1991.3                   MS (Civil Engineering), Kyoto University
1997.3                   D. Eng. (Civil Engineering), Kyoto University

Job experience:
1991.4-2000.3        Research Associate, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University
1998.1-1998.12      Honorary Fellow (Visiting Scholar), University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
2000.4-2002.3        Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Ritsumeikan University
2002.4-2009.3      Associate Professor, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
2009.3-present      Professor, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University

1997.5                   JSMS Award for Scientific Papers (Japan Society of Material Science)
2000.5                   Award for Publication Planning (Japanese Geotechnical Society, JGS)
2004.4                   Academic Achievement Award (JGS Kansai Branch)
2004.5                   JSMS Award for Promising Researchers (Japan Society for Material Science)

2006.4                   JSMS-KB President Award (Kansai Branch, Japan Society for Material Science)

Research interest:
Environmental geotechnics; incl. waste landfill and containment, clay liners, GCLs, waste reuse for geotechnical applications, contaminant transport in soils, remediation and containment, and other environmental geotechnics and geotechnical topics.

Core Member, ISSMGE Technical Committee No. 5 on Environmental Geotechnics
Executive Board Member, Soils and Foundations - Journal of the Japanese Geotechnical Society (JGS)
Secretary Member, 16ICSMGE - Sixteenth International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSMGE
Member, Japan National Committee on ISO/TC190 - Soil Quality


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