Shoichi ANDO

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Shoichi ANDO
Kindai University
Job title
Dr., Engineering(The University of Tokyo)
Research funding number


Graduated Department of Architecture, the University of Tokyo, 1980
Expert, National Engineering University of Peru UNI / CISMID, 1987
Director of Development, Urban Planning Bureau, Kitakyushu city, 1991
Director, Planning Division, Building Research Institute (BRI), 1996
Principal Administrator, Environment Bureau, OECD / France, 1998
Director of Land Use Coordination, City Planning Division, MLIT, 2002
Director, Urban Disaster Prevention Section, Urban Bureau, MLIT, 2004
Coordinator, Disaster Management Planner, Hyogo Office, UNCRD, 2005
Professor, the University of Tokyo, Urban Eng./ Director, IISEE, 2010
Professor, GRIPS, Director, Disaster Management Policy Program, 2013
Professor, KINDAI University, Architectural Dept./Higashi Osaka, 2017

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Professor, Architectural Dept., KINDAI University
Apr 2013
Mar 2016
Professor, Director, Disaster Management Program, National Graduate Inst. for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Aug 2010
Mar 2013
Director, Int. Inst. of Seismology and Eearthquake Engineering, Building Research Institute (BRI)
Apr 2010
Mar 2013
Professor, Dept. of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Oct 2005
Jun 2010
Coordinator, Disaster Management Hyogo Office, United Nations Centre for Regional Development


Sep 2000
Facluty of Engineering (Doctor), The University of Tokyo
Apr 1976
Mar 1980
Department of Architecture, Facluty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

2011 Tohoku Eq. and Nankai Trough Eq./Tsunami
Shoichi ANDO
   Aug 2019   [Invited]
Lessons from rehabilitation process of historic cities damaged by 2015 Earthquake
Shoichi ANDO
   Dec 2018
Trend of Tsunami Evacuation Buildings in Nankai Trough Area
Shoichi ANDO
Architectural Institute of Japan      Sep 2015
Recovery from 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Evacuation Building Survey in Japan
Shoichi ANDO
UNESCO IPRED Workshop      Mar 2015
Trend of Tsunami Evacuation Buildings in the Affected Regions by 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami
Shoichi ANDO
Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience      2015   [Refereed]


10th Anniversary Report (1999-2009) Disaster Management Planning Hyogo Office
Shoichi ANDO
UNCRD      Nov 2009
Reducing Vulnerability of School Children to Earthquakes
Shoichi ANDO
UNCRD      Jan 2009
Disaster-Resilient Regional Development Strategies in the World - From Hyogo to the World
Shoichi ANDO etc.
UNCRD report   34-35   2009
From Code to Practice, HESI
Shoichi ANDO
UNCRD report   46-54   Nov 2008
Report on China Sichuan Earthquake
Shoichi ANDO
Japan-China Building and Housing Information   2009(8) 26-30   Aug 2008

Books etc

Export of Sustainable City
Shoichi ANDO (Part:Joint Work, Noboru Harada, H. Izumi, Shoichi Ando etc.)
Gakugei Press Co.   Mar 2017   
Record of 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake/Tsunami
Shoichi ANDO
GRIPS   Mar 2015   
Urban Development for Recovery from 2011 East Japan Eq.
Takashi Onishi, Tetsuo Kidokoro, Shoichi ANDO etc. (Part:Joint Work, Sec. 6 Recovery and Urban Planning System)
Gakugei Press Co.   Mar 2013   
Joint Research on Evaluation Method of Recovery
Shoichi ANDO (Part:Editor)
DRI, UNCRD, ADRC, IRP   Mar 2009   
Reducing Vulnerability of School Children to Earthquakes
Shoichi ANDO
UNCRD   2009   

Conference Activities & Talks

2011 Tohoku Eq. and Nankai Trough Eq./Tsunami [Invited]
Shoichi ANDO
CISMID 33th Structural Lab. 30th Anniversary PERU Symposium   22 Aug 2019   
Huge Disasters and Future Urban Development [Invited]
Shoichi ANDO
Science Caffee 98, Science Council of Japan etc.   Feb 2015   
Disaster Prevention Measures in Japan [Invited]
Shoichi ANDO
MOFA, OBEC / BSEC   Nov 2013   
Urban Planning for Disaster Risk Reduction [Invited]
Shoichi ANDO
JETRO Sichuan, China   Oct 2013   
Towards Tomorrow's FUKUSHIMA [Invited]
Shoichi ANDO
Fukushima Gakuin University, Recovery Agency   Jul 2013   

Research Grants & Projects

JSPS: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research - KAKENHI
Project Year: 2015 - 2019    Investigator(s): Toshikazu Hanazato
Recovery from Nepal Earthquake
JICA: Emergency Development Survey
Project Year: 2015 - 2017    Investigator(s): Hiroshi Imai
Tsunami Evacuation Buildings based on Tsunami Estimation
JSPS: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research - KAKENHI
Project Year: 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Shoichi ANDO
Urban Planning for Disasater Risk Reduction
JETRO: Expert for Sichuan Earthquake
Project Year: 2013 - 2014    Investigator(s): Shoichi ANDO
Reducing Vulnerability of School Children to Earthquakes
UN-TFHS: Trust Fund for Human Security
Project Year: Jan 2005 - 2010    Investigator(s): Shoichi ANDO

Social Contribution

Densly Populated Urban Area
[Media coverage cooperation]  Nikkei Newspaper  Nikkei Newspaper  9 Mar 2015
BRI-GRIPS International DM Symposium (2011-2015)
[Planner]  BRI / GRIPS  International DM Symposium (2011-2015)  Aug 2011 - 2015
Tsunami Evacuation Buildings
[Media coverage cooperation]  Mainichi Newspaper  Mainichi Newspaper  7 Nov 2014
Host of (2005-2010) Internationa Disaster Management Symposium
[Planner]  UNCRD  Yomiuri Newspaper cohosted International Symposium  Jan 2005 - Jan 2010