Personal History


Work Experience

4/2014-present
University: Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Earth Science
Division: Earth System Science
Section: Atmosphere and Ocean Physics
Position: Associate Professor
Graduate education: Graduate School of Environmental Science (4/2014-)
Undergraduate education: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, School of Science (12/2014-)
Other affiliation: Arctic Research Center (4/2015-)
Other affiliation: Global Institution for Collaborative Research and Education – GI-CoRE (4/2016-)

7/2009-3/2014
University: The University of Tokyo (Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan)
Institution: Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute
Division: Climate System Research (formerly, Center for Climate System Research)
Department Climate System Modeling
Section: Climate System Modeling
Work with: Associate Professor Ayako Abe-Ouchi
Position: Project Research Associate (Faculty)

5/2007-6/2009
University: The University of Tokyo (Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan)
Institution: Center for Climate System Research
Department Climate System Modeling
Section: Climate System Modeling
Work with: Associate Professor Ayako Abe-Ouchi
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

1/2005-3/2007
University: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick, NJ, USA)
Institution: Center for Environmental Prediction
Work with: Associate Professor Anthony J. Broccoli
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

1/2002-12/2004
University: University of Bern (Bern, Switzerland)
Institution: Climate and Environmental Physics, Physics Institute
Work with: Professor Thomas F. Stocker
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow


Education

9/1997-12/2001
University: University of Victoria (Victoria, BC, Canada)
Department: School of Earth and Ocean Sciences
Laboratory: Climate Modelling Laboratory
Supervisor: Professor Andrew J. Weaver
Degree Awarded: 5/2002*
Degree: Ph.D.
*All requirements for the degree were completed in October, 2001.

4/1995-3/1997
University: Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan)
Faculty: Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Department: Mineral Resources Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
Major: The Mineral Resources Engineering
Laboratory: Geophysical Exploration Laboratory
Supervisor: (late) Professor Koji Noguchi
Degree Awarded: 3/1997
Degree: Master of Engineering

4/1991-3/1995
University: Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan)
Faculty: School of Science and Engineering
Department: Department of Mineral Resources Engineering
Laboratory: Geophysical Exploration Laboratory
Supervisor: (late) Professor Koji Noguchi
Degree Awarded: 3/1995
Degree: Bachelor of Engineering


Awards


Others

2015-present: Japan Meteorological Society, Hokkaido branch, exective secretary
2009-2010: Japan Meteorological Society, committee member for election administration
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