Hiroyuki KUSAKA
Full Professor, Center for Computational 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]

・NEDO Electric power generation prediction technical. committee / workshop

・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 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: JAMSTEC, University of Hokkaido, Meteorological Research Institute,
                                University of Nagoya, Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Kyoto,
                                Japan Meteorological Agency(Observation Department), University of Teikyo,
                                Tokyo Metropolitan Research Institute.

International research institutions: NCAR, Academia Sinica(Taiwan),
                                Vietnam National University, Hanoi
                                Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG)
Private company:       Japan Weather Association, Meteorological Research Institute for Technology, 
                                TEPCO, SURI GIKEN, NTT, TOSHIBA, WEATHERNEWS,
                                Nomura Research Institute.
Contact  Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8572 Japan. E-mail kusaka[at]
Phone +81-29-853-6481
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.
Other 2002, PhD, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba.
2002-2004, Visiting Scientist,National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA.
Awards 2014.June.10 The 13th International Conference on Wind Engineering 2014 Poster Award                       (Takane, Y., Kusaka, H., Kondo, H.)
                         Mechanisms of foehn wind and a recent record-breaking high temperature
                         in the Tokyo metropolitan area using the WRF model)
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 Geophysical Research(American Geophysical Union)
Geophysical Research Letters(American Geophysical Union)
International Journal of Climatology(The Royal Meteorological Society)
Theoretical and Applied Climatology(Springer)
Boundary-Layer Meteorology(Springer)
Climate Dynamics(Springer)
Climatic Change(Springer)
Building Simulation (Springer)
Journal of Hydrology (Elsevier)
Environmental Research (Elsevier)
Atmospheric Environment(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)