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

Keishiro Hara, Terukazu Kumazawa, Michinori Kimura, Kazutoshi Tsuda
Sustainability Science   11 493-503   May 2016
© 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      Jul 2015
© 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...
Aiko Endo, Kimberly Burnett, Pedcris M. Orencio, Terukazu Kumazawa, Christopher A. Wada, Akira Ishii, Izumi Tsurita, Makoto Taniguchi
Water (Switzerland)   7 5806-5830   Jan 2015
© 2015 by the authors.This paper focuses on a collection of methods that can be used to analyze the water-energy-food (WEF) nexus. We classify these methods as qualitative or quantitative for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research approa...
KIMURA Michinori, KUMAZAWA Terukazu, IWAMI Asako, MATSUI Takanori
Papers on Environmental Information Science   29 55-60   2015
In the regional vitalization and town planning, it is important to effectively utilize the local resources. Because of this, it is necessary to understand the involvement of local residents and local resources. In this study, it was carried out se...
Terukazu Kumazawa, Kouji Kozaki, Takanori Matsui, Osamu Saito, Mamoru Ohta, Keishiro Hara, Michinori Uwasu, Michinori Kimura, Riichiro Mizoguchi
Sustainability Science   9 173-192   Jan 2014
Implementation of the sustainability science (SS) approach is often difficult because of poor communication between experts from different academic fields. We focused on ontology engineering as a method of knowledge structuring that supports the c...

Books etc

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

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   
Collaborative approach to assessment of social-ecological systems based on ontology engineering
Terukazu Kumazawa, Takanori Matsui, Keishiro Hara, Shuji Kurimoto
The 15th Biennial Global Conference International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC2015)   May 2015   
熊澤輝一, 木村道徳, 松井孝典
人工知能学会全国大会論文集(CD-ROM)   May 2015