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Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Research Division

This division carries out research to mitigate earthquake disasters utilizing research infrastructure such as the 3-D Full-Scale Earthquake Testing Facility (E-Defense).

Utilizing E-Defense to simulate earthquake damage, evaluate the seismic performance of buildings and to verify countermeasure technologies, The Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Research Division carries out R&D conducive to upgrading earthquake mitigation technologies and for bolstering the infrastructure of society.

  • Operation and maintenance/management of E-Defense.
  • Research to clarify the mehanisms of building destruction, and regarding mitigation technology.
  • Research for the formulation of E-Simulator (virtual shaking table)
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Staff
Koichi KAJIWARA
 
Manager
Principal Chief Researcher
Takahito INOUE
Deputy Manager
Taizo MATSUMORI
Chief Researcher
Eiji SATO
Chief Researcher
Izumi NAKAMURA
Chief Researcher
Kentaro TABATA
Chief Researcher
Takuzo YAMASHITA
Chief Researcher
Yohsuke KAWAMATA
Researcher
Hiroshi NAKAZAWA
Research Fellow
Mahendra Kumar PAL
Associated Research Fellow
Jae-Do KANG
Associated Research Fellow
Ryuta ENOKIDA
Associated Research Fellow
Takuya TOYOSHI
Associated Research Fellow
Tadashi MIKOSHIBA
Technical Staff
Tomoko SAKAGUCHI
Technical Staff
Mitsuru TAKIMOTO
Technical Staff

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