Department of Policy and Planning Sciences, Graduate School of University of Tsukuba

UMEMOTO Michitaka

UMEMOTO Michitaka

Position Associate Professor
Room 802, Laboratory of Advanced Research B (#7883)
Laboratory 714, Laboratory of Advanced Research B (#5390) and 825, Laboratory of Advanced Research B (#8478)
Principal affiliation Division of Policy and Planning Sciences
Other affiliations College of Policy and Planning Sciences
Department of Risk Engineering
Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering: Policy and Planning Sciences
Research interests Urban and Regional Risk Management,
Nuclear Disaster Management
Degree PhD in Policy and Planning Sciences(University of Tsukuba) March 2006
Education / Professional experience Education:
  1990 Apr. - 1994 Mar. College of Policy and planning Sciences, University of Tsukuba
  1994 Apr. - 1996 Mar. Masters Program in Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
  2003 Apr. - 2006 Mar. Doctoral Program in Risk Engineering, , University of Tsukuba

Professional experience:
  1996 Apr. - 2003 Mar. Researcher, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
  2006 Apr. - 2007 Mar. Researcher, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba
  2007 Apr. - 2011 Sep. Assitant Professor, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba
  2011 Oct. - 2015 Mar. Assitant Professor, Faculty of Engineeing, Information and Systems, University of Tsukuba
  2015 Apr. - Present Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineeing, Information and Systems, University of Tsukuba


Present Post
Courses taught Under Graduate(College of Policy and Planning Sciences):
  Urban Disaster Mitigation Planning
  Seminar in Urban and Regional Economics
  Empirical Studies on Urban Regional Planning
  Workshop on Policy and Planning Sciences

Graduate School(Doctoral Program in Risk Engineering):
  Urban Structural Systems
  Seminar in Urban Risk Analysis

Academic societies Institute of Social Safety Science, Japan
The City Planning Institute of Japan
Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science
Architectural Institute of Japan
Representative publications 1) Michitaka UMEMOTO, Eiichi ITOIGAWA, Naotaka OTA and Shingo NAKANO, Risk Evaluation of Tsunami Evacuation Based on the Supposition of Level 2 Tsunami and Questionnaire on the Citizens in Kamisu City, Ibaraki Prefecture, Journal of Social Safety Science, No.24, pp.73-82, Nov. 2014 (in Japanase).

2) Michitaka UMEMOTO, Structural Analysis on Factors in Installing Smoke Alarms in Ordinarly Houses: Based on a questionnaire in four cities in Ibaraki prefecture, Journal of Architecture and Plannning (Transactions of Architectural Institute of Japan), Vol.79, No.699, pp.1089-1097, May 2014 (in Japanese).

3) UMEMOTO Michitaka: A State and Issues of Continuous Habitation in a Tremendous Liquefaction Area by the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake: Based on Questionnaire in Hinode District, Itako City, Proceedings of International Symposium on City Planning 2013, http://www.cpij.or.jp/com/iac/sympo/13/ISCP2013-83.
pdf, Sendai, Japan, August 23, 2013.

4) Michitaka UMEMOTO, Eiichi ITOIGAWA and Takao OJIMA, Analyses on Inhabitants’ Moving and Continuous Habitation in Liquefaction Area:
Based on Questionnaire in Hinode District, Itako City, Ibaraki Pref., Journal of Social Safety Science, No.18, pp.483-493, Nov. 2012 (in Japanese).

5) UMEMOTO Michitaka, A Study on Citizens’ Choices of Means of Transportation for Long Distance Evacuation Extending to the Next Prefecture, Journal of the City Planning Institute of Japan, Vol.46, No.2, pp.131-141, Oct. 2011 (in Japanese).

6) Michitaka UMEMOTO, Eiichi ITOIGAWA, Yoshio KUMAGAI and Kenji OKAZAKI, A Study on Inhabitants' Intention for Residential Earthquake Safety Measures: Questionnaire surveys in Shizuoka city, Chiba city and Mito city, Journal of Architecture and Plannning (Transactions of Architectural Institute of Japan), Vol.74, No.645, pp.2451-2458, 2009.
Research projects We study urban and regional risk management and disaster mitigation from a standpoint of soft measures.
Guidelines for advisees We think that passion, action and practice are more important than armchair theory.

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