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Toshio Nakajima

1st Grade Registered Architect of Japan
(Ikkyu Kenchikushi,1994: No.250389)

Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Tokyo Metropolitan University Affiliation;

 ▪ Member, The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers
 ▪ Member, Tokyo Society of Architects and Building Engineers

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Dr. Toshio Nakajima

CV (Dr. Toshio Nakajima)

Educations

  • B.S. from the Dept. of Architectural Engineering, Nihon University (1970)
  • M.S from the Dept. of Ocean Engineering, University of Hawaii, U.S.A. (1976)
  • Dr.Eng. from the Dept. of Naval Architecture, University of Tokyo (1981)

Professional Experiences

  • Marine Programs, University of Hawaii (1973-1976)
  • Kiyonori Kikutake Architects & Associates (1977-1978)
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (1981-1992)
  • Institute of Physical and Chemical Research(RIKEN) (1993-2006)
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University (Visiting Lecturer, 2007- )

Research & Developments of Offshore Structure and Mooring System
Ocean Engineering Research (Platform Dynamics, Coastal Structures)
Design of Oceanic Architecture (Sea City)

Professional Backgrounds

  • Architectural Design, Architectural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Naval Architecture

Awards and Prizes

  • The Prize for the Research Paper of The Year, Society for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering of Japan (1986.5)
  • The Award for the Remarkable Contribution to Japan Shipbuilding Industries,The Shipbuilding Association of Japan (1986.5)

Motohiko Umeyama

Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Tokyo Metropolitan University

Prof. M. Umeyama Official Website
http://www.comp.tmu.ac.jp/umeyama/

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Prof. Motohiko Umeyama

CV (Prof. Motohiko Umeyama)

Educations

  • Tokyo Metropolitan University, M.Eng., Civil Engineering, 1980
  • University of Hawaii, Ph.D., Ocean Engineering, 1989

Professional Experiences

  • Delft University of Technology, PD fellow, Civil Engineering, 1989-1990
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University, Lecturer, Civil Engineering, 1994-1997
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, 1997-2001
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University, Professor, Civil Engineering, 2001-present
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University, Head, Civil & Environmental Engineering, 2004-2006
  • Vietnam National University, Professor, Hydro-Meteorology & Oceanography, 2011

Research & Developments of Nearshore Structure
Research on Ocean Environment (Storm Surge, Wave Setup & Setdown, Nearshore Current)
Ocean Engineering Research (Coastal and Harbor Engineering)

Work Experiences

  • New Tokyo Airport Authority, 1981-1983
  • Indonesian Government, 1992-1993
  • Cook Islands Government, 1993-1994
  • Hanoi Water Resources University, Marine & Coastal Engineering, 2006-2008

Cooperation for Kesennuma Project

  • Dr. Umekazu Kawagishi, Dr.Eng., Professor, Dept. of Architectural Engineering, Nihon University
  • Mr. Hirobumi Sugimoto, Resercher, Dept. of Architectural Engineering, Nihon University
  • Ms. Risa Noda, Ph.D. candidate, Dept. of Architectural Engineering, Nihon University
  • Mr. Ei Tabayashi, Graduate student, Dept. of Architectural Engineering, Nihon University
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Cooperation for Arahama Project

  • Tetsuya Shintani, Dr.Eng., Asistant Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University
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We are special thanks to

Dr. Hironori Sugimoto, general manager of Marine Technology & Development Dept. at the Shipbuilding Research Centre of Japan, for disclosure of various practical data concerning with the Mega-float Project.

Mr. Kenzo Nakajima, a designer at Minoru Takeyama Architect and Associates, for providing illustrations used in this website.

Mr. C.Pomeroy, a journalist at IE, for translation and rewrite of sentences in English with various precious suggestions.

Furthermore, we are grateful to the following persons for precious suggestions, technical instructions and so on.

  • Dr. Seizo Motora (Naval Architect, Professor Emeritus, University Tokyo )
  • Dr. Takeshi Kinoshita (Naval Architect, Professor, University of Tokyo )
  • Mr. Shizuo Harada (Architect, Professor, International Academy of Architecture)
  • Dr. Nguyen Son Hung (Chief Engineer, CTI Engineering Co,Ltd.)
  • Dr. Yoshiki Yamazaki (Dept. of Ocean and Resources Eng., U. of Hawaii, Tsunami Expert)
  • Dr. Chiaki Sato (Project Manager, Shipbuilding Research Center of Japan)
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