KUMAZAWA, Terukazu

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KUMAZAWA, Terukazu
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Jun 2016
Associate Professor, RIHN Center, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Apr 2016
May 2016
Assistant Professor, RIHN Center, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Apr 2013
Mar 2016
Assistant Professor, Center for Research Promotion, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Sep 2010
Nov 2010
Research Scholar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)


Apr 2001
Mar 2006
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Apr 1999
Mar 2001
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Apr 1995
Mar 1999
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Awards & Honors

Oct 2011
Development of Ontology System towards Implementing a Knowledge Platform for Utilizing Natural Resources in a Regional Community, Poster Competition Award, Pacific Neighborhood Consortium Annual Conference (PNC 2011)
Winner: KUMAZAWA, Terukazu, MATSUI, Takanori, KIMURA Michinori

Published Papers

Describing and Visualizing a Water–Energy–Food Nexus System
Aiko Endo, Terukazu Kumazawa, Michinori Kimura, Makoto Yamada, Takaaki Kato, Kouji Kozaki
Water   10(9)    Sep 2018   [Refereed]
A Study on Local Residents ’ Awareness of the Value of Regional Resources and the Effect of a Workshop ̶ A Case Study of Traditional Food “ Heshiko ” of Kutsuki District, Shiga Prefecture-
Asako Iwami・Michinori Kimura・Terukazu Kumazawa
31(5) 197-206   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Development of the Supporting Tool for Constructing Causal Logics between Pieces of Domain Knowledge in the Field of Sustainability Science and Environmental Studies
Terukazu Kumazawa, Kouji Kozaki
Journal of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence   33(3) E-SGAI04_1-13   May 2018   [Refereed]
Keishiro Hara, Terukazu Kumazawa, Michinori Kimura, Kazutoshi Tsuda
Sustainability Science   11 493-503   May 2016   [Refereed]
© 2015, Springer Japan.In this paper, we present the emerging practices in Japanese local municipalities, in which participatory methods are applied to envision sustainable future and relevant target settings. We selected three local cases: Higash...
Terukazu Kumazawa, Keishiro Hara, Aiko Endo, Makoto Taniguchi
Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies   11 31-43   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 The Authors.Study region: We do not target particular region, but we implement the workshop experiments towards the researcher groups in the laboratories. Study focus: When we discuss hydrology in the context of water-energy-food nexus, the...

Books etc

An Interdisciplinary Approach for Water-Energy-Food NexuThe Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Human-Environmental Security in the Asia-Pacific Ring of Fire.
Aiko Endo, Terukazu Kumazawa, Kimberly Burnett, Akira Ishii, Izumi Tsurita, Christopher A.Wada, Takaaki Kato, Makoto Yamada, Pedcris Orencio (Part:Contributor, An Interdisciplinary Approach for Water-Energy-Food Nexus)
Springer   Mar 2018   
The Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Human-Environmental Security in the Asia-Pacific Ring of Fire.
Terukazu Kumazawa, Keishiro Hara, Aiko Endo, Makoto Taniguchi (Part:Contributor, Assessment of Collaboration Process in Interdisciplinary Research of Water-energy-food Nexus by Means of Ontology Engineering)
Springer   Mar 2018   
Establishing a Resource-circulating Society in Asia: Challenges Opportunities
Tohru Morioka, Keisuke Hanaki and Yuuichi Moriguchi, eds. (Part:Contributor, Structuring Knowledge on a Resource-circulating Society (・ Terukazu Kumazawa・Takanori Matsui・Riichiro Mizoguchi))
United Nations University Press   Apr 2011   
Sustainability Science: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Hiroshi Komiyama, Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Hideaki Shiroyama and Takashi Mino eds. (Part:Contributor, The Structuring Knowledge Based on Ontology Engineering (Riichiro Mizoguchi・Kouji Kozaki, Osamu Saito, Terukazu Kumazawa and Takanori Matsui))
United Nations University Press   Apr 2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

Local Residents' Awareness of the Value of Regional Resources -A Case Study of Traditional Food “Heshiko” of Kutsuki District, Shiga Prefecture –
Asako Iwami・Michinori Kimura・Terukazu Kumazawa
ional Resources -A Case Study of Traditional Food 10th International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing   30 Nov 2017   
Towards Establishing Collaboration Assessment Based on Ontology Engineering
KUMAZAWA, Terukazu
JSAI International Symposia on AI(JSAI-ISAI) ; Workshop kNeXI 2017 (International Workshop on kNowledge eXplication for Industry)   15 Nov 2017   
岩見麻子, 木村道徳, 松井孝典, 熊澤輝一
電子情報通信学会技術研究報告   28 Jan 2016   
Examination of the Roundtable technique for Sustainable Society regional vision realize - A Case Study of Shiga Prefecture Takashima of "Takashima future-Roundtable" -
Michinori Kimura, Jageyu Kim, Takashi Iwakawa, Terukazu Kumazawa
9th International Symposium on “Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing” (EcoDesign2015)   Dec 2015   
環境科学会年会プログラム講演要旨集   7 Sep 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

“Fudo”-nization of Advanced technology: How to imagine plausible future of human-computer interdependency
The Toyota Foundation: Research Grant Program 2018, Special Topic "Co-Creating New Society with Advanced Technologies"
Project Year: May 2019 - Apr 2021    Investigator(s): KUMAZAWA, Terukazu