Konagai Kazuo

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Konagai Kazuo

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Jul 2017
Principal Researcher, Research Division, International Consortium on Landslides
Apr 2013
Mar 2018
Professor, Institute of Urban Innovation, Yokohama National university
Apr 1997
Mar 2013
Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
Apr 1987
Mar 1997
Associate Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
Feb 1981
Mar 1987
Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology


Apr 1975
Mar 1979
Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo
Apr 1973
Mar 1975
Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Dec 2017
Ground deformation built up along seismic fault activated in the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake, The best paper of Earthquake Engineering 2017, JSCE Earthquake Engineering Committee
Nov 2016
Science and technology prize of Geotechnical/ Rock Mechanics
Winner: Zhao Yu, Kazuo Konagai
Jun 2013
Breaching failure of a huge landslide dam formed by the 2005 Kashmir Earthquake, Soils & Foundations, Vol.51(6)., JGS Distinguished Paper Award, Japanese Geotechnical Society
May 1994
Laser-Aided Tomography: A Tool for Visualization of Changes in the Fabric of Granular Assemblage, JSCE Distinguished Paper Award, Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Winner: Konagai Kazuo, Tamura Choshiro

Published Papers

JSCE Journal of Disaster Fact Sheets      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
JSCE Journal of f Disaster FactSheets      Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Zaheer Abbas Kazmi, Kazuo Konagai
Canadian Geotechnical Journal   55(5) 736-748   May 2018   [Refereed]
Sassa Kyoji, Konagai Kazuo
LANDSLIDES   15(11) 2109-2111   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Md Aftabur Rahman, Kazuo Konagai
Canadian Geotechnical Journal   55(7) 941-955   Nov 2017   [Refereed]

Books etc

Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake engineering
Konagai Kazuo (Part:Contributor, Chapter 9)
Intech   Feb 2012   ISBN:978-953-307-840-3
Earthquake Research and Analysis
Konagai Kazuo (Part:Contributor, Chapter 14)
Intech   Jan 2012   
小長井 一男, Hori M. (Muneo), 目黒 公郎, 古関 潤一, 松島 亘志, Johansson Jörgen, 村田 修
小長井一男   2007   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Konagai Kazuo
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Konagai Kazuo
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Konagai Kazuo
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Konagai Kazuo
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Science: 科学技術振興調整費
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): Konagai Kazuo