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Kitagata, Uganda in 2008

Kasumi Yasukawa


Contacts

Institute for Geo-REsources and ENvironment (GREEN)
Geological Survey of Japan

AIST Tsukuba Central 7
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8567
Japan

Tel: +81(0)-29-861-3280 
Email:
MAILADDRESS
 

Activities:

5th Asian Geothermal Symposium (Malaysia)

6th Asian Geothermal Symposium (Korea)
(KIGAM page) proceedings


7th Asian Geothermal Symposium (China)

8th Asian Geothermal
Symposium (Vietnam)


Up Coming Event:
7-9 Nov 2011
9th Asian Geothermal
Symposium (Ibusuki, Japan)

Call for papers!

gulfoss
Gulfoss, Iceland in 2007

taupo
GRC, Mexico
in 2003



Researches
Topics
List of papers
Profile
Photos

CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME  Kasumi YASUKAWA

AFFILIATION 
Senior Scientist,  Institute for GeoResorces and Environment,
Natioanl Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

AIST Tsukuba Central 7, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8567, Japan

EDUCATION
1983-1987 The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  (1983-1985: College of General Education, 
   1985-1987: Department of Mineral Engineering)
1991-1993 University of California at Berkeley,California, USA
   (Graduate Study at Material  
Sciences and Mineral Engineering Department)

QUALIFICATION
1987 Bachelor in Engineering from The University of Tokyo
1993 Master of Science in Mineral Engineering from University of California at Berkeley
2000 Ph.D (engineering) from The University of Kyushu

EMPLOYMENT
1987-93 Technical Officer at Geological Survey of Japan
1991-93 Research Assistant at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, USA
1994-95 Chief officer at New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, Japan
1995-96 Technical Officer at Geological Survey of Japan
1996-01 Senior Scientist at Geological Survey of Japan
2001-     Senior Scientist at GREEN, AIST
2009-11 Deputy Director, Environmental Policy Department, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
May 2011
Senior Scientist at GREEN, AIST
Project leader of "Development of an advnaced geothermal reseroir management system for the harmonious utilization with hot spring resources"

PUBLICATIONS   see List of Papers

ARTICLE on DAILY YOMIURI (2007),
   
motion picture in NHK Project WISDOM (2011)

AWARDS
1999 The Geothermal Research Society of Japan Award on 'Hydrothermal System Model around the Waita Volcano Based on a Self-potential Survey'

2001 GRC Best Paper Award on 'Reservoir Monitoring by Relative Self-Potential Observation at the Nigorikawa Basin, Hokkaito, Japan' 

2003 GRC Best Paper Award on 'Application of Self-Potential method to a vapor dominated reservoir, Matsukawa geothermal system, Japan

TOPICS (Main Interests)  
Numerical modeling of geothermal reservoirs, introducing electro-kinetic parameters (resistivity, streaming potential). Also interested in geothermal heat pump application.

OTHERS (Social Connections)  
Member of
International Geothermal Association (BoD, Chief of Nominating Committee, member of Information Committee)
Geothermal Society Japan
(BoD, Chief of International Communication committee, Chief of IGA-Japan
),

Society of Exploration Geophysics Japan,
Geo-Heat Promotion Association of Japan,
Geothermal Resources Council

A I S T | GREEN | G S J

Copyright (C) 2003 Kasumi Yasukawa. All Rights Reserved.

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