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Ibaraki National College of Technology
Doctor of Philosophy(University of Cambridge), Master of Engineering, Master of Engineering

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Professor,Director, Tokyo Institute of Technology Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering Civil Engineering
-:Tokyo Institute of Technology Research Associate
-:Utunomiya University Associate Professor
-:Cambridge Univ. Churchil College Fellow
-:University of Hiroshima Professor

Awards & Honors

International Award
Schofield Award(IJPMG)
Best paper award
Distinguished service to the Japaneses Geotechnical Society


Physical Modeling of Contaminant Transport in the Subsurface:A Literature Review
Maria A. Tanchuling Osamu Kusakabe
Technical Report,Department of Civil Engineering Tokyo Insutitute of Technology   (64) 61-98   2001
A History of Development of Cone Peneration Tests with Reappraisal of Interpretation Methods and its Applicability to Clay Soils
Technical Report,Department of Civil Engineering Tokyo Insutitute of Technology   (64) 23-60   2001
Ueno, K. Miura, K. Kusakabe, O. &Nishimura, M.
Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering,ASCE   127(3) 275-281   2001
Centrifuge Model Test on Reducing Ground Vibration by Underground Wall
2405-2406   2001
Propagation of Ground Vibration and its Countermeasures Methods-Review and Centrifuge Modelling-
Technical Report, Department of Civil Engineering,Tokyo Insutitute of Technology   (63)    2001

Books etc

Use of Mini-Drum Centrifuge for Studying Migration of Pollutant through a clay deposit
Proc. of 12th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference   1996   
ISO and Foundation Works
Foundations   1996   ISBN:02855356
Geotechnical Centrifuge Technology
Bolackie Academic & Professional, UK   1994   
Attempts at centrifugal and numerical simulations of a large-scale in situ loading test on a granular material
Predictive Soil Mechanics   1993   
Slopes and structures
1990   ISBN:00413798

Conference Activities & Talks

Numerical and experimental modelling of wave barriers as a countermeasure against train-induced ground vibrations
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics   2010   
Preventive strategy for labor accidents caused by slope failures
Proceedings of Asia Pacific Symposium on Safety, APSS2009   2009   
“An Application of Centrifuge Model in Environmental Geotechnics Assessment of Soft Geological Barrier Subjected to Pile Constructions in Waste Disposal Site
Proc. of Int. Symp. on Geoenvironmental Eng. ISGE2009   2009   
Evaluation of Wave Barriers on Ground Vibration Reduction through Numerical Modeling in ABAQUS
Proceedings of SIMULIA Customer Conference 2009   2009   
Train-induced wave propagation in ground using finite/infinite element modeling in ABAQUS
Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering   2009   

Research Grants & Projects

Mechanical properties of residual soils
Centrifuge technology in Geomechanics