CURRICULUM VITAE

A. Personal information

Yasushi SUZUKI
B.S. Kyoto; M.S. Kyoto; Ph.D Kyoto

Nationality: Japan

Born: March 1965 in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka JAPAN

Age: 52 years


B. Address and contact information

Address: Department of Forest Science
         Faculty of Agriculture
         Kochi University
         Kochi, 783-8502
         Japan

Phone:   +81 88 864 5137
Fax: +81 88 864 5200
E-Mail   ysuzuki["at"-mark]kochi-u.ac.jp


C. Present Position
Associate Professor of Forest Engineering (Tenured)
Kochi University

Joined Faculty of Agriculture as an Associate Professor in 
April 1996.


D. Scholastic Record
B.S. Forestry * Kyoto University - 1987
M.S. Forestry * Kyoto University - 1989
Ph.D. Agriculture * Kyoto University - 1996


E. Professional Qualifications
Visiting Scholar, Industrial Engineering Department, University 
  of Washington, Seattle, USA. 1993 - 94.
Deputy Coordinator of IUFRO RG 3.60.00 - Forest operations in 
  mountainous conditions, 2015 - present

F. Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor, Forestry Department, Kyoto University, 
  Kyoto (Classes: Forest Engineering, Practice in Forest 
  Operations, Foreign Literature in Forestry, Special Seminar in 
  Forestry, Introduction to Research, Seminar in Forest 
  Engineering, Special Laboratory Works in Forest Engineering) 
  1989 - 1996
Associate Professor, Forest Science Department, Kochi University,
  Kochi (Classes: Forest Roads and Cable Systems in Forestry, 
  Operational Efficiency in Forestry, Experiments in Forest 
  Engineering, Statistics in Forestry, Advanced Lecture on Forest 
  Roads and Cable Systems in Forestry, Advanced Lecture on Operational 
  Efficiency in Forestry) 1996 - present


G. Research and Publications

Funded Research:
Co-researcher for Nettairin Kansatsu-you Sankaku-kasen ni 
  kansuru Kisoteki Kenkyu (The three-support cable crane for 
  tropical forest research).  Principal researcher: Kouichi 
  Kanzaki.  Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 
  No. 03452266 from The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports 
  and Culture for 6.1 million yen in 1991 - 93.

Co-researcher for Shinrin no Riyou-mokuteki ni oujita Kibanseibi 
  ni Kansuru Kenkyu (Improvement of Infrastructure for Various 
  Usage of the Forest).  Principal researcher: Tetsurou Sakai.  
  Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) No. 03660154 
  from The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture for 2.3 
  million yen in 1992 - 93.

Co-researcher for Koumitsudo-romou no tameno hosou romen ni yoru 
  usui no yuudou-haisui kouka ni kansuru kenkyu (Water runoff 
  management on high density forest road network with pavement). 
  Principal researcher: Kouichi Kanzaki.  Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for 
  Scientific Research (B) (2) No. 07456072 from The Ministry of Education, 
  Science, Sports and Culture for 3.7 million yen in 1995 - 97.

Co-researcher for Sameura-Dam kassui to shinrin- ryuuiki kanri ni kan-
  suru shougou-teki kenkyu (Comprehensive study on draught of Sameura-
  Dam and management of froests and watersheds).  Principal researcher: 
  Isao Kawata.  Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) (2) 
  No. 07406007 from The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture 
  for 21.7 million yen in 1995 - 98 (joind 1996 - 98).

Fellow researcher in Higashi Asia ni okeru chiiki no kankyou ni chouwa 
  shita jizokiteki seibutsu-seisan gijyutsu kaihatsu no tame no kiban-
  kenkyu (The development of sustainable biological production technologies 
  harmonized with regional environmental conditions in East Asia).  
  Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Creative Basic Research No. 09NP0901 
  from The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture for 950 
  million yen in 1995 - 2000 (joind 1998 - 2000).

Principal researcher for Ijikanri no shouryokuka wo mezashita maisetsu-
  gata oudan haisui-kou no jitsuyouka shiken (Feasibility test for cross-
  drainage ditch of closed type intended to reduce maintenance costs). 
  Funded from Institute of forestry-civil engineering structures for 0.5 
  million yen in 2000 - 2001.

Principal researcher for Kankyou to chouwa shita sangaku douro no maisetsu-
  gata haisuikou - Ijikanri no shouryoku-ka to yasei doubutsu no idou-keiro 
  kakuho - (Environmental sound drainage ditch of closed type in mountainous 
  roads - Reduction of maintenance costs and establishment of passing corridor 
  for wilderness).  Funded from the Nissei Foundation for 2 million yen 
  in 2000 - 20001.

Principal researcher for Yamashiro-cho ni okeru sozai-seisan sagyou system 
  sakutei ni kansuru kenkyuu (Logging operation system in Yamashiro Town). 
  Funded from Yoshino-gawa (Miyoshi) Ryuiki Ringyou Kasseika Center for 0.2 
  million yen in 2000 - 20001.

Principal researcher for Ijikanri no shouryokuka wo mezashita maisetsu-
  gata oudan haisui-kou no jitsuyouka shiken: Kairyou-gata niretsu-shiki no
  fukusuu ganchi plot ni yoru kenshou shiken (Feasibility test for cross-
  drainage ditch of closed type intended to reduce maintenance costs: Field 
  test of refined dual-type with three plots). Funded from Institute of 
  forestry-civil engineering structures for 0.5 million yen in 2002 - 2003.

Principal researcher for Heimengata shuzai kasen keikaku shien no tameno 
  Kochi-Tokushima chiiki ni okeru kasen shiten tekisei to sagyouromou tekichi 
  tono soukansei no kaimei (Relationship between anchor-point suitability and 
  slope failure potential regarding forest road concerning plane-type logging 
  cable systems in Kochi and Tokushima area). Funded from Dean of Faculty 
  of Agriculture, Kochi University for 0.5 million yen in 2002 - 20003.

Co-researcher for Shinrin ni oite hassei suru miriyou Biomass shigen no 
  haaku to shuukaku gijyutsu no kaihatsu ni yoru shigenka (Development of 
  unutilized biomass from forest as feasible resource through tallying up the 
  amount and building up the harvesting methods).  Principal researcher: 
  Jun'ichi Gotou.  Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (2) 
  No. 16580123 from The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture for 
  1.2 million yen in 2004, 0.5 million yen in   2005, 0.4 million yen in 2006.

Co-researcher for Kyoto giteisho ni taiou shita shinrin ni okeru CO2
  kyuushuu ryou no kouiki sokuteihou no kaihatsu (Development of groval measuring 
  method of CO2 sequestration concerning the Kyoto Protocol).  Principal 
  reseacher: Tatsuo Sweda. Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) (1) 
  No. 17201005-01 from The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture for 6.7 
  million yen shared from 14.9 million yen in 2005, 6 million yen shared from 8.8 million 
  yen in 2006 (the term was extended till 2008).

Principal researcher for Ringyou seisan katsudou no sagyou system kaizen no 
  tameno cyousa kenkyu (Research for improvement of forest operation systems). 
  Funded from Itou Ringyou Co. Ltd. for 0.5775 million yen in 2006 - 2007.

Principal researcher for Ijikanri wo kouryoshita sagyoudou ni okeru kan'i-
  haisui shisetsu no saitekika (Optimization of plain drainage structures for 
  light-class forest roads concerning cost and works of maintenance). 
  Funded from Institute of forestry-civil engineering structures for 0.5 million
  yen in 2006 - 2007.

Principal resercher for Vinyl house ni okeru mokushitsu chip boiler no 
  nensyou jikken to kaon sakumotu eno kouka: rinchi zanzai no shyushyu, unpan, 
  shizen kansou, chip-ka wo hete boiler eno kyoukyuu made no ichiren no koutei 
  ni kansuru system bunseki (Burining test of wood chip biler and effect on 
  warmed crop in a vinyl house: System analysis of a consecutive process from 
  gathering, transportation, transpiration drying, and chipping of residue 
  stem logs to feeding to the boiler). Funded from Dean of Faculty 
  of Agriculture, Kochi University for 0.5 million yen in 2007 - 2008.

Principal resercher for Shoukibo-bunsan-gata mokushitsu Biomass nenryou no 
  kouritsu teki na seisan kyoukyuu System no kouchiku (Efficient production and 
  supply system of woody biomas fuel for small sized, non-concentrated burning 
  equipments). Funded from The Forestry Mechinization Society for 1 million 
  yen in 2012 - 20013.

Principal resercher for Chuu-sankan chiiki no keizai-energy jiritsu no tameno 
  miriyou mokushitsu shigen junkan riyou system no kouchiku (Establishing the 
  utilization system of un-used woody biomass resource for self-reliance of semi-
  mountainous area). Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 
  No. 25450214 from The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture for 
  1.5 million yen in 2013, 1. million yen in 2014, 0.4 million yen in 
  2015.

Co-researcher for Cyouki-teki na Shinrin Biomass Riyou-Kanouryou Santei Model 
  no Kouchiku to Energy Shuushi Bunseki (Development of estimation model for longterm 
  forest biomass supply amount and analysis of energy balance).  Principal 
  researcher: Kazuhiro Aruga.  Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 
  No. 15H04508 from The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture for 1.68 
  million yen shared from 7.40 million yen in 2015, 0.68 million yen shared from 
  3.40 million yen in 2016, 0.19 million yen shared from 1.90 million yen in 2017.

Principal resercher for Kokunaigai no keikasen gijyutsu ni motozuku kakushin-
  teki keikasen souchi no kaihatsu (Development of innovative light cable system 
  based on summarizing total technonolgy of light cable system both in Japan and 
  in the world). Funded by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 
  No. 16K07779 from The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture for 
  0.7 million yen shared from 1.4 million yen in 2016, 0.5 million yen shared from 1.0 
  million yen in 2017 (the term is extended till 2019).

ORCID: 0000-0002-0286-6727
SCOPUS ID: 56143195300

A list of publications in professional journals and conferences:


H. Award

The 2001 JFES Prize from The Japan Forest Engineering Society for Static 
  Analysis of the Triangular Running Skyline System: Elementary Procedures 
  for Accurate Positioning of the Carriage through Line Length Control.


I. Referee experience
  Journal of the Japanese Forestry Society (Japanese)
  Journal of the Japan Forest Engineering Society (Japanese)
  Journal of Forest Research
  Applied Forest Science (Journal of the Kansai Branch of the Japanese Forestry 
    Society; Japanese)
  Journal of the Forest Biomass Utilization Society (Japanese)
  Kantou Shinrin Kenkyu (Journal of the Kantou Branch of the Japanese Forestry 
    Society; Japanese)
  ROBOMECH Journal


J. Coordinating Editor experience

  Journal of Forest Research (April 2007 - March 2010)
  Journal of the Japan Forest Engineering Society (April 2017 - )
  Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika (Editorial board member; October 2017 - )


 


Last update: February 8th, 2018.