Yoshiro Higano

Last updated: Dec 1, 2009 at 16:06
Yoshiro Higano
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★Main research area:
Simulation analysis for sustainable social development based on social economic system
We consider the interrelation between environmental and socio-economic indicators and variables are described and integrated in a dynamic linear mathematical model based on certain principles and assumptions. Computer simulation approach is used to make comprehensive environmental policies and to evaluate the most cost effective measures to improve the environmental quality effectively and finally achieve sustainable development of society.
★Example of the research:
(1) Evaluation of pollutional load abetment technology and optimal environmental policy to improve water quality of Lake Kasumigaura
(2) Evaluation of optimal environmental taxation measures to prevent global warming
(3) Comprehensive evaluation of new energy technologies and implementation of new energy
(4) Establishment and Evaluation of Biomass system by using local resource for sustainable development in China
★Current research project:
(1) Projects to use recycled cooking oil to drive cars (http://jsrsai.envr.tsukuba.ac.jp/~biod)
(2) Nippon Professional Baseball institution “Green baseball project”
(3) The science research project with ministry of education, culture, sports, Science& Technology; the research project with Local biomass cooperative organization and so on.

Published Papers

Wang Q, Gu G, Higano Y
Environmental management   37 579-588   May 2006   [Refereed]
Wang Q, Han Z, Higano Y
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987)   135(1) 83-90   May 2005   [Refereed]

Books etc

氷鉋 揚四郎, 渋沢 博幸
多賀出版   Jun 1995   ISBN:4811535618