Staff Members

As of April 2017

Staff Members Name Department / Title
Executive Director Ryota TESHIMA President
Vice Executive Director Yoshiharu MATSUMI Trustee (Research and Environment)
Full-time Instructors/Researchers Paolo BILLI Full-time Specially Appointed Professor
  Nigussie Haregeweyn AYEHU Full-time Specially Appointed Professor
  Fei PENG Full-time Specially Appointed Associate Professor
  Shinji OTANI Full-time Associate Professor
  Yoshinobu KITAMURA Specially Appointed Professor
  Abir MAJBAUDDIN Full-time Project Researcher
Cross-appointment Staff Mitsuru TSUBO Agricultural Research Council, South Africa
  Theib OWEIS International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
  Vinay NANGIA International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
Internal Visiting Research Staff Name Department / Title
Environmental Degradation and Restoration Project Norikazu YAMANAKA (PL) (GL) Arid Land Research Center / Professor
  Yasunori KUROSAKI (GL) Arid Land Research Center / Associate Professor
  Atsushi TSUNEKAWA (GL) Arid Land Research Center / Professor
Agriculture and Rural Development Project Hisashi TSUJIMOTO (PL) (GL) Vice Director of Arid Land Research Center / Professor
  Fumio TAMURA (GL) Dean of Faculty of Agriculture / Professor
  Koji INOSAKO (GL) Faculty of Agriculture / Professor
  Mitsugu HISHINUMA (GL) Faculty of Agriculture / Professor
  Kumi YASUNOBU (GL) Faculty of Agriculture / Professor
Regional and Industrial Development Project Satoshi TSUCHIYA (PL) (GL) Graduate School of Engineering / Associate Professsor
  Katsuhiko SHIMIZU (GL) Organization for Regional Industrial Academic Cooperation / Associate Professor
Human Development (society, education and health) Project Yoichi KUROSAWA (PL) (GL) Faculty of Medicine / Professor
  Shinji OTANI (GL) Full-time Associate Professor / IPDRE
  Seiji KAGEYAMA (GL) Faculty of Medicine / Professor
  Nobuyuki KOBAYASHI (GL) Arid land research Center / Associate Professor
Sand Dune Conservation and Management Project Dai NAGAMATSU (PL) (GL) Faculty of Agriculture / Professor
  Kenichi TAKATA (GL) Faculty of Regional Science / Associate Professor
  Kotaro TAGAWA (GL) Faculty of Agriculture / Associate Professor
Education Project Atsushi TSUNEKAWA (PL) (GL) Arid Land Research Center / Professor
  Takayuki ANDO Center for International Affairs / Professor
Future Dryland Atsushi TSUNEKAWA (PL) Arid Land Research Center / Professor
  Hiroki YAMASHITA (Co-PL) Faculty of Regional Scinece / Professor
Members of IPDRE Strategic Management Office Name Department / Title
Head Atsushi TSUNEKAWA Arid Land Research Center / Professor
Deputy Head Norikazu YAMANAKA Arid Land Research Center / Professor
Members Hiroki YAMASHITA Faculty of Regional Scinece / Professor
  Yoichi KUROSAWA Faculty of Medicine / Professor
  Satoshi TSUCHIYA Graduate School of Engineering / Associate Professsor
  Dai NAGAMATSU Faculty of Agriculture / Professor
  Kotaro TAGAWA Faculty of Agriculture / Associate Professor
  Hisashi TSUJIMOTO Arid Land Research Center / Professor
  Takayuki ANDO Center for International Affairs / Professor
Administrative Staff Name Department / Title
Head of Administration Department (adjunct post) Michiko IINO Research Promotion Department / Director
Sub Manager of Administration Department (adjunct post) Hiroki ENZAWA Arid Land Research Center / Office Manager
Head of General Affairs Section (adjunct post) Yasuo KANEDA Arid Land Researh Center / Head of Joint-Use Section
Head of Accounting Section (adjunct post) Kiyoshi OGAWA Arid Land Research Center / Sub Office Manager (Head of Accounting Section)
Head of Research Promotion Section Takuya OOTSUKA Full-time at IPDRE
Reseach Promotion Section Izumi TERADA 《Adjunct post at Faculty of Agriculture》
Guest Professor Assistant Kaoruko WATANABE Full-time at IPDRE (Specially Appointed specialist)
  Midori NAKAYAMA Full-time at IPDRE (Specially Appointed specialist)
Assistant Yuki MIYATA Full-time at IPDRE