Kenichiro SHIMOSAKO (Distinguished Researcher/ Senior Director for Research(Coastal and Ocean Engineering))

Profile


Name Kenichiro SHIMOSAKO
Position
  • Distinguished Researcher
  • Senior Director for Research(Coastal and Ocean Engineering)
  • Director General, Ocean Infrastructure and Offshore Wind Energy Research Center
  • Deputy Director-General, Innovation Promotion Center
Specialty
  • Wave Resistant Design for Breakwaters
  • Development of Innovative Breakwaters
  • Ocean Energy Utilization

Work Experience


February, 2020–present Deputy Director-General, Innovation Promotion Center, Port and Airport Research Institute(PARI)
April, 2019–present Distinguished Researcher, National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology
October, 2017–present Director General, Ocean Infrastructure and Offshore Wind Energy Research Center, PARI
July, 2017–March, 2019 Senior Director for International Affairs, PARI
April, 2016–September, 2017 Director General, Ocean Infrastructure Research Center, PARI
April, 2016–present Senior Director for Research(Marine Environment and Engineering), PARI
January, 2015–March, 2016 Research Director(Marine Environment and Engineering), PARI
April, 2010 Director, Coastal and Ocean Engineering Research Field, Marine Environment and Engineering Department, PARI
July, 2008 Director General, Yokohama Research and Engineering Office for Port and Airport, Kanto Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
April, 2001 Head, Maritime Structures Division, Marine Environment and Engineering Department, PARI
April, 2000 Chief of Maritime Structures Laboratory, Hydraulic Engineering Division, Port and Harbour Research Institute(PHRI), Ministry of Transport(MOT)
November 1994–November 1995 Visiting Researcher, University of Bristol, UK (dispatched by the Science and Technology Agency, Japan)
April,1994 Senior Research Engineer, Hydraulic Engineering Division, PHRI, MOT
April, 1986 Research Engineer, Breakwaters Laboratory, Hydraulic Engineering Division, PHRI, MOT

Educational Background


2007 PhD in Engineering at the University of Tokyo, Japan

Major Publications


  • Shimosako, K., Suzuki, K., Tsuruta, N., and Tanaka, T.(2019): Impulsive Breaking Wave Pressure Acting on Seawall Installed on Steep Slope Seabed and the Measures, Coastal Structures 2019.
  • Nakano, T., Miyata, M., Kiyomiya, O., Kikuchi, Y., Iwatani, M., Shimosako, K., and Suzuki, K. (2018): A NEW APPROACH TO REFLECT JAPANESE DESIGN STANDARDS TO VIETNAMESE TECHNICAL STANDARDS BASED ON A CUSTOMIZATION CONCEPT, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.74, No.2, pp.I_312-I_317.
  • Arikawa, T., Seki, K., Shimosako, K., Takagawa, T., and Chida, Y. (2017): DEVELOPMENT OF TSUNAMI INUNDATION EVALUATION METHOD USING FRAGIRITY CURVE, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering), Vol.73, No.2, pp.I_337-I_342.
  • Takahashi, S., Shimosako, K., Tomita, T., Kawai, H., and Takayama, T. (2017): THREE-LEVEL TSUNAMIS FOR RESILIENT COASTALL COMMUNITIES, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.73, No.2, pp.I_120-I_125.
  • Tsuruta, N., Gotoh, H., Suzuki, K., Khayyer, A., Shimosako, K., and Ikari, H. (2016): PARTICLE SIMULATION OF SLOSHING BY THE IMPROVED FREE-SURFACE BOUNDARY MODEL, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering), Vol.72, No.2, pp.I_49-I_54.
  • Maruyama, S., Takayama, T., Shimosako, K., Yahiro, A., Suzuki, K., Aota, T., Tanaka, M., Matsumoto, A., and Hanzawa, M. (2015): ESTIMATION OF TSUNAMI FORCE ACTING ON THE BLOCK ARMORED BREAKWATER IN THE STATE OF SOLITON FISSION, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering), Vol.71, No.2, pp.I_265-I_270.
  • Kihara, K., Hosokawa, Y., Oosawa, H., Simosako, K., Masuda, K., Ikoma, T., Nagata, S., and Kanaya, Y. (2015): FIELD EXPERIMENT ON WAVE ENERGY CONVERTOR OF A PW-OWC TYPE IN THE PORT OF SAKATA, JAPAN, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.71, No.2, pp.I_103-I_108.
  • Shimosako, K., Arikawa, T., Kubota, K., Takeda, M., and Kihara, K. (2014): EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON ENERGY CONVERSION EFFICIENCY OF PW-OWC TYPE WAVE POWER EXTRACTING BREAKWATER, Grand Renewable Energy 2014 International Conference and Exhibition.
  • Katayama, H., Yoneyama, H., and Shimosako, K. (2014): EVALUATION OF WAVE POWER AROUOND JAPAN FOR APPROPRIATE PLACE SELECTION OF WAVE POWER CONVERTER, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.70, No.2, pp.I_73-I_78.
  • Kihara, K., Howa, Y., Oosawa, H., Miyazaki, T., Shimosako, K., Mauda, K., Nagata, S., and Kanaya, Y. (2014): MULTIPLE RESONANCE OSCILLATING WATER COLUMN SYSTEM FOR WAVE POWER CONVERSION — R/D TOWERD THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.70, No.2, pp.I_97-I_102.
  • Shiraishi, S., Shimosako, K., Yoneyama, H., Ushiyama, I., Nishizawa, Y., Hosomi, M., Ogawa, R., and Nagai, T. (2014): WIND POWER UTILIZATION AT PORT FACILITIES AND FUTURE VIEW OF SMART ENERGY SYSTEM IN PORTS, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.70, No.2, pp.I_121-I_126.
  • Higashiyama, K., Shimosako, K., and Arakawa, T. (2014): EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE STABILITY OF THE SUBMERGED STEEL FLAME STRUCTURE AGAINST TSUNAMI, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.70, No.2, pp.I_402-I_407.
  • Takeda, M., Shimosako, K., Yamaji, T., Habuchi, T., Amino, T., Hanaoka, D., and Tsuda, M. (2014): THE FIELD EXPERIMENT ON THE EFFECT OF REDUCING THE SALT SUPPLY TO THE PIER SUPERSTRUCTURE CONCRETE USING THE CURTAIN WALLS, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.70, No.2, pp.I_534-I_539.
  • Shiraishi, S., Shimosako, K., Yoneyama, H., Ushiyama, I., Nishizawa, Y., Hosomi, M., Ogawa, R., and Nagai, T. (2013): INVESTIGATION OF ELECTRIC POWER UTILIZATION AT PORT FACILITIES AND ESTIMATION OF TIME VARIANCE CHARACTERISTICS, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.69, No.2, pp.I_580-I_585.
  • Arikawa, T., Sato, M., Shimosako, K., Hasegawa, I., Inagaki, S., Sato, M., and Shimozawa, O. (2012): Failure Mechanism of Kamaishi Breakwaters due to the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Tsunami, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering), Vol.68, No.2, pp.I_826-I_830.
  • Kimura, Y., Chikamoto, T., Yoshida, H., Shimosako, K., and Kiyomiya, O. (2012): FIELD EXPERIMENT OF FLAP-GATE BREAKWATER, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering), Vol.68, No.2, pp I_240-I_245.
  • Shimosako, K., Kimura, S., Kudoh, H., Onodera, K., and Yoneyama, H. (2010): FIELD INVESTIGATIONS FOR PORT INPROVEMENT IN MINAMI TORISHIMA, Proceedings of Civil Engineering in the Ocean, Vol.26, pp.381-386.
  • Shimosako, K., Cuomo, G., and Takahashi, S. (2008): Uplift Forces on Pier Deck of Coastal Bridges and the Role of Air, Proceedings of Coastal Engineering, JSCE, Vol.55, pp.861-865.
  • Shimosako, K., Senda, N., Arikawa, T., and Yamano, T. (2007): Research on Advanced Reliability Design of Composite Breakwaters based on Sliding Distance, Proceedings of Coastal Engineering, JSCE, Vol.54, pp.901-905.
  • Shimosako, K., Tomimoto, T., Nakagawa, E., Osaki, N., and Nakano, F. (2006): Performance Design of Horizontally Composite Breakwaters Based on the Sliding Distance, Proceedings of Coastal Engineering, JSCE, Vol.53, pp.896-900.
  • Shimosako, K., and Osaki, N. (2006): EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH ON THE CHARACTERISTICS OF WAVE FORCES AND WAVE OVERTOPPING FOR SEAWALLS IN ROUGH SEA AREAS, Proceedings of Civil Engineering in the Ocean, Vol.22, pp.307-312.
  • Shimosako, K. (2004): THE ROLE OF LARGE SCALE HYDRAULIC MODEL EXPERIMENTS IN HYDRO-GEO FLUME, Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Vol.768(2-68), pp.1-12.

(Updated on August, 2020)

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