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Dr. Wataru Takeuchi (Remote sensing of environment and disaster)

Associate Professor
Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo

Our lab's mission is to develop the methodology to measure and evaluate the environmental changes of city, agricultural area and forested area focused on human activities in Asian countries. Those researches are carried out under international technology collaboration and the derived systems are implemented and transferred to operational schemes

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Area of expertise
Lab members
  • Associate Professor
    • Dr. Wataru Takeuchi (Mr., Japanese)
  • Researcher
    • Dr. Etsuko Nakazono (Ms., Japanese)
    • Dr. Li Xi (Ms., Chinese)
  • Secretary
    • Ms. Yoko Yoshimura
  • Students
    • Mr. Tanakorn Sritarapipat (D3 from Kasetsart University, Thailand)
    • Mr. Prakhar Mishra (D2 from IIT Kampur, India)
    • Mr. Anjar Dimara Sakti (D2 from ITB, Indonesia)
    • Mr. Jeark Armingol. Principe (D1 from University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines)
    • Ms. Pegah Hashemvand Khiabany (D1 from Tehran University, Iran)
    • Mr. Masataka Mizutani (M2 from Tokyo University of Science)
    • Mr. Arliandy Pratama Arbad (M2 from Diponegoro University, Indonesia)
    • Ms. Nuntikorn Kitratporn (M2 from Brigham Young University Hawaii, USA)
    • Ms. Seina Uchida (M1 from The University of Tokyo, Japan)
    • Mr. Kazuki Inoue (M1 from Chiba University, Japan)
    • Mr. Arif Aditiya (M1 from College of computer Bogor, Indonesia)
    • Mr. Trinh Xuan Truong (M1 from The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Visiting researcher and technical supporters
    • Prof. Mitsuharu Tokunaga (Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan)
    • Prof. Akira Iwasaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
    • Associate Prof. Ryoichi Imasu (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
    • Assistant Prof. Ayako Sekiyama (Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan)
    • Assistant Prof. Shin Akatsuka (Kochi Institute of Technology, Japan)
    • Dr. Kei Oyoshi (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan)
    • Dr. Ram Avtar (United Nations University, Japan)
Education (course syllabus and package download, limited access)
  • Special lectures
    • Department of geography, Tokyo Metropolitan University (Japan)
    • Department of information science, Nara Women's University (Japan)
    • RS and GIS field of study, Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand)
    • Department of electric engineering, Hanoi University of Science and Technology (Vietnam)
    • Space Technology Institute, Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology (Vietnam)
    • Forest Inventory Planning Institute, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Vietnam)
    • Forest Protection Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Vietnam)
    • Water Resources and Environment Agency, Cabinet office (Lao PDR)
    • International Rice Research Institute (Philippines)
    • Department of geography, National University of Malaysia (Malaysia)
    • Department of city and town planning, Moratuwa University (Sri Lanka)
Research
  • Research projects and grants
    • Past efforts
      • [Apr., 2010 - Mar., 2011] Data integration analysis system (DIAS) (Prof. Koike, T.)
      • [Apr., 2009 - Mar., 2011] Atmospheric Methane and Agriculture in Monsoon Asia (AMAMA)- (Prof. Hayashida, S. funded by RIHN)
      • [May, 2008 - Mar., 2011] Forest carbon monitoring system (FCMS), (Dr. Yamagata, Y. funded by Ministry of Environemnt grant number A-081)
      • [Sep., 2007 - Mar., 2010] Development of environment and disaster extraction algorithm and monitoring system with MTSAT focusing on international dissemination and knowledge transfer (Leader, grant number 19569002, seconded by Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS))
      • [Apr., 2006 - Mar., 2009] Development of data integration system on earth observation data and information technology (Prof. Shibasaki, R.)
      • [Oct., 2004 - Mar., 2007] Development of an evaluation system of environment and disaster over Asia coupled with satellite observation and modelling. (Prof. Yasuoka, Y.)
      • [Apr., 2003 - Mar., 2006] Development Establishing world water resources informatics. (Prof. Koike, T.)
      • [Apr., 2002 - Oct., 2006] World wide hydrology and water resources model focucing on human inpact. (Prof. Oki, T.)
      • [Apr., 2001 - Mar., 2004] Development of satellite remote sensing network for environemnt and disaster monitoring over Asia. (Prof. Yasuoka, Y.)
Ph. D. students (foreigners only)
  • 2014
    • Sudesuriguge (China),Ph. D., Estimation of methane emission from natural wetlands in the northern permafrost region by remote sensing and bio-geophysical modeling
  • 2012
    • Ram Avtar (India), Ph. D., Multi-sensor Remote Sensing Techniques for Forests Management Practices in Cambodia for Effective Implementation of REDD+ policies
  • 2011
    • Daeyun Shin (Rep. of Korea), Ph. D., A Study on Bi-static Remote Sensing using GNSS Signals to Classify Land and Sea Area
  • 2010
    • Yu Zhao (China), Ph. D., Tectonic deformations and shallow soil deformations induced in the active folding zone in the Oct.23rd 2004 Mid-Niigata Earthquake
    • Teerayut Horanont (Thailand), Ph. D., A Study on Urban Mobility and Dynamic Population Estimation by Using Aggregate Mobile Phone Sources
  • 2009
    • Kim Hyungjun (Rep. of Korea), Ph. D., Role of Rivers in the Spatiotemporal Variations of Terrestrial Hydrological Circulation
    • Wenbin Wu (China), Ph. D., Global-scale modeling of agricultural land-use change by linking biophysical and socio-economic aspects
  • 2008
    • Supannika Potithep (Thailand), Ph. D., Development of spatial 3-PG model for net ecosystem productivity estimation in deciduous broadleaf forest
    • Poonsak Miphokasap (Thailand), Master of engineering (Asian Institute of Technology), Support vector machine based-image classification for an individual tree crown detection and delineation
  • 2007
    • Preesan Rakwatin (Thailand), Ph. D., Development of cloud distribution mapping method with satellite image processing
Curriculum vitae
  • [Jun., 2010 - present] Associate professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • [Jul., 2010 - Jun. 2012] Director, Bangkok office, Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • [Aug., 2007 - Jul., 2009] Coordinator, Regional Network office for Urban Safety (RNUS) of IIS, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • [Jan., 2007 - Jul., 2009] Visiting assistant professor, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • [Jan., 2007 - Feb., 2007] Short time expert (Remote sensing and GIS) of Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • [Jan., 2007 - Jun., 2010] Assistant professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • [Apr., 2005, - Dec., 2006] Research associate, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • [Apr., 2004 - Mar., 2005] Post doctoral fellow, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • [Mar., 2004] Doctor of engineering, Graduate school of civil engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • [Mar., 2001] Master of engineering, Graduate school of civil engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • [Mar., 1999] Bachelor of engineering, Department of civil engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan
Awards
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