Hiroyuki KUSAKA
Full Professor, Center for Computational Sciences (Chairperson of Division of Global Environmental Sciences)
Advisor to the President

・Japan Meteorological Agency Meteorological College Part-time Lecturer.(Biannually)

・Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Environment, Council for Tokyo environmental assessment. [committee]

・Olympics Paralympics hot environmental measurement review board [committee]

・Board Member of the Heat Island Institute International.[2006-]


・Heat Illeness Prevention Communication Project. [Executive committee]


・Japan Meteorological Agency, Issue of climate round-table conference examination sectional meeting. [committee]

・Science council of Japan, Phycical geography environment disaster prevention
subcommit. [committee]

・Board Member of the Japanese Study Group for Climate Impact and

・Board Member of the International Association for Urban Climate.

Position (Full) Professor, Faculty of Center for Computational Sciences (Chairperson of Division of Global Environmental Sciences) Degree Ph.D. in Science
Expert MeteorologyClimatology Hometown Tsukuba city
Research Theme Details of Research Theme
Publications Books 16, Paper(with Pear Review) 86, Reports 37, International Conferences 72,
Domestic Conferences 210, Symposium 66,
Citations 1511 times (Web of Science, ISI), 3127 times (Google Scholar)   (Researchgate)
Research grants
・New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization.(NEDO) Power system output fluctuation corresponding technology research and development projects.(2014~2018)
・Ministry of Agriculture,Forestry and Fisheries of Japan. Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program.(SIP)(2014~2018)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology in Japan.Social Implementation Program on Climate Change Adaptation Technology.(SI-CAT)(2015~2019)
Project of Capacity Development for Climate Change Strategies(JICA)(2014)
・Ministry of the Environment in Japan Environment Research and Technology Fund(S-8-1(2)). Development of Regional Climate  Projection System. (2010~2014)
・Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology in Japan, Research Program on Climate Change Adaptation(RECCA). Development of a LES-based New Urban Climate Model. (2010~2014)
・Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B. Urban precipitation observations.(2010~2012)
・Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B. Analysis of urban air temperature.(2010~2012)
・Ministry of the Environment in Japan Global Environment Research Fund(S5-3). Urban Climate Projection in 2050s.(2007~2011)
・Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B. Observational study on the Urban Heat Island in Tsukuba city.(2007~2010)
Collaboration with outside
Domestic institutions:
University of Hokkaido, University of Kyoto, Tokyo Metropolitan Research Institute for Environmental Protection, Center for Environmental Science in Saitama, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, The National Agriculture and Food Research Organization

International research institutions:
NCAR, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam-Japan University, Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand)

Private company:
Japan Weather Association, Weathernews, Takenaka Corporation, Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd., Mitsui Consultants Co., Ltd.
Contact  Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8577 Japan. E-mail kusakalab.secretary[at]
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Education Background and Career History  1995, BS, College of Natural Science, University of Tsukuba.
1997, MS, Graduate School of Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba. 
2001, Research Scientist, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan.
2006, Lecturer, Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan.
2011, Associate Professor, Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan.
2016, Full Professor, Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan.
2018, Full Professor, Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan. Advisor to the President
2019, Full Professor, Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan. (Chairperson of Division of Global Environmental Sciences)
Other 2002, PhD, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba.
2002-2004, Visiting Scientist,National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA.
Awards 2013, 8th Conference onheat island Japan
 Best Presentation Award.(Takane, Y., H. Kusaka, H. Kondo)
2013.Nov.11, 52nd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Biometeorology
 Students And Young Scientists Award.(Suzuki-Parker, A., H. Kusaka, S. Abe)
2014.June.10, The 13th International Conference on Wind Engineering
 Poster Award(Takane, Y., Kusaka, H., Kondo, H.)
2018,Sep.13, 2018 Atmospheric Environment Society
 Best Paper Award(Tomiyama, H. , T. Kiyoshi, C. Satoru, K. Shinji, F. Yuji, F. Akiko, S. Kei, F. Akihiro, K. Yoshinori, S. Seiji, M. Yu, H. Masamitsu, O. Hiroyuki, I. Reiko, K. Hiroyuki, T. Akinori)
Academic Society Member ・The Meteorological Society of Japan
・The Association of Japanese Geographers
・The Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics
・Architectural Institute of Japan
・International Association for Urban Climate(IAUC)
・Heat Island Institute International(HI3)
・Japanese Study Group for Climate Imapact and Application
Refereed contribution  International Journal
Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology(American Meteorological Society)
Journal of Climate(American Meteorological Society)
Geophysical Research Letters(American Geophysical Union)
Journal of Geophysical Research(American Geophysical Union)
International Journal of Climatology(The Royal Meteorological Society)
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society(Royal Meteorological Society)
Boundary-Layer Meteorology(Springer)
Building Simulation (Springer)
Climatic Change(Springer)
Climate Dynamics(Springer)
Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics (Springer)
Theoretical and Applied Climatology(Springer)
Atmospheric Environment(Elsevier)
Atmospheric Research(Elsevier)
Environmental Research (Elsevier)
Journal of Hydrology (Elsevier)
Landscape and Urban Planning(Elsevier)
Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences(Meteorological Society of Korea
Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan(The Meteorological Society of Japan)
SOLA(The Meteorological Society of Japan)
Domestic Journal
TENKI(The Meteorological Society of Japan)
Journal of Environmental Engineering(Transactions of Architectural Institute of Japan)
Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers(Japan Society of Civil Engineers)
NAGARE(The Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics)
Journal of Japan Society for Atmospheric Environment(Japan Society for Atmospheric Environment)
Proceedings of National Symposium on Wind Engineering(Japan Association for Wind Engineering)
Proceedings of the Environmental Systems Research(Japan Society of Civil Engineers)
Heat Island Institute International Annual Issue(Heat Island Institute International)
Study Group for Climate Impact and Application Newsletter(Japanese Study Group for Climate Imapact and Application)