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Gifu University
River Basin Research Center
Job title
Vice President,Vice President


Simulation Technique ofNear Field Strong Ground Motion/Simulation technique is developed for near field strong ground motions based on the synthesis of evolutionary power spectra from successive faulting.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2014
Mar 2018
Exective Vice President


Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Kyoto University
Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University

Published Papers

Prediction of Strong Earthquake Motions by Evolutionary Process Model
41-48   1978   [Refereed]
(第286号) 37-51   Jan 1979   [Refereed]
Masata SUGITO, Hisao GOTO, Fumihiro AIKAWA
Proc. of Japan Society of Civil Engineers   (350) 71-76   Jan 1984   [Refereed]
Soils and Foundations   31(4) 48-60   Jan 1991   [Refereed]
F.Oka, M.Sugito, A.Yashima, Y.Furumoto, and K.Yamada
0-0   Jan 2000
Probalistic Assessment Model for Post-EarthquakeServiceability of Utility Lifelines and Its Practical Application
The 9th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability   19-23   Jun 2005   [Refereed]
Comparative Study on Numerical Methods for Liquefaction-Induced Deformation on River Levee
Yashima,A., Sugito,M., Nakayama,O., Tokiwa,S., Abe,T., and Miyamoto,M.
EE-21C   (CD-Rom)    Aug 2005   [Refereed]
Comprehensive Forecast of Destructiveness for HugeEarthquakes in Subduction Zone of Japan
EE-21C   (CD-Rom)    Aug 2005   [Refereed]
Inversion of Asperity of the 2003 Tokachi-oki Earthquake of M8.0 and Estimation of Local Seismic Intensity Distribution
Kuse,M., Sugito,M., and Nojima,N.
EE-21C   (CD-Rom)    Aug 2005   [Refereed]
A Basic Study On Making Seismic Hazard Map Considering Nonlinear Seismic Gain Of Soil Layers On Inclined Basement
Furumoto,Y. and Sugito,M.
3rd International Workshop On New Frontier in Computational Geotechnics   CD-ROM    2006   [Refereed]
Rapid Estimation onSeismic Intensity Distribution on the basis of Inversion for Huge Earthquake
Kuse,M., Sugito,M., Nojima,N., and Enomoto,Y.
First Eurpopean Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology   (CD-Rom No.914)    Sep 2006   [Refereed]
On A Simple Modeling for Seismic Transfer Function of Ground on Inclined Base Layer Based on Frequency-Dependent Equivalent Linearized Technique
Furumoto,Y., Saiki,Y., and Sugito,M.
Third International Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion   (CD-Rom, No.98)    Sep 2006   [Refereed]
Countermeasures Against Liquefaction-Induced Large Settlement of River Levee
Yashima, A., Sugito, M., Huang, Y., Nakayama, O., Tokiwa, S., Abe, T., and Sekizawa, G.
4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece   CD-ROM(No.1122)    2007   [Refereed]
Liquefaction-Induced Settlement of River Levee due to Long/Short Ground Excitation
Sugito, M., Yashima, A., Huang, Y., Nakayama, O., Tokiwa, S., Abe, T., and Sekizawa
4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece   CD-ROM(No.1125)    2007   [Refereed]
Modeling Impact of LifelineDisruption on the Industrial Sector in Earthquake Disaster
Nojima, N., Shiratani, H. and Sugito, M.
Ninth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering   CD-ROM    Jun 2007   [Refereed]
Simulation of Non-Stationary Strong Ground Motions During Past Earthquakes Based on the Fault Parameters and the Spectral Characteristics of Recorded Acceleration
Furumoto,Y., Kuse,M., Kawade,S., and Sugito,M.
The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering   CD-ROM(07-0182)    2008   [Refereed]
Prompt Estimation of Strong Ground Motion Near Focal Region Based on Fault Inversion from Acceleration Records
Kuse,M., Sugito,M., and Nojima,N.
The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering   CD-ROM(No.1031)    Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Simulation of Earthquake Motion Based on the Source Parameters Estimated from Reocords
Kuse, M., Sugito, M., and Kawade, S.
14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ohrid   CD-ROM    2010   [Refereed]
Simulation of Earthquake Motion at Near Field Region of the Past Disastrous Earthquakes
Kuse, M., Sugito, M., and Kawade, S.
Nineth U.S. National and Tenth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering   CD-ROM    2010   [Refereed]
A Modeling Method for Seismic Hazard Intensity Map Considering Nonlinear Seismic Gain of Soil Layers on Inclined Basement
Furumoto, Y. and Sugito, M.
15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering   CD-ROM    2012   [Refereed]
Presumption of the long period-spectral characteristics due to the deep ground structure of local region for development of earthquake motion prediction
Kuse, M., Sugito, M., and Kondo, T.
15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisboa   CD-ROM    2012   [Refereed]
A Countermeasure for Slope Safety Focusing on Earthquake Motion Amplification in Filling Valleys
Ohashi,T. and Sugito, M.
15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering   CD-ROM    2012   [Refereed]
On the precursors to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake:crustal movements and
Makoto,K.,Masata,S.,Masumitsu,K.,Alexander,S.,and Masashi,H.
Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk   1-21   2014   [Refereed]
Estimation of Strong Motion Generation Area Based on Acceleration records During the 2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake
Kuse,M. and Sugito
16th World Conference on Earthquake   (No.3341)    Jan 2017


Frequency-Dependent Equivalent Strain for Response Analysis of Layered Ground
Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, JSCE   (493) 49-58   1994
Masata SUGITO, Hiroyuki KAMEDA
Proc. of Japan Society of Civil Engineers   (362) 149-159   1985
Continuous Soil Parameter Evaluated from Blow-Count Profile for Ground Motion Prediction and Microzonation
Proc. of Japan Society of Civil Engineers   (317) 69-78   1982
Prediction of Nonstationary Earthquake Motion based on Strong Motion Records
Proc. of Japan Society of Civil Engineers   (286) 37-51   1979
Corretion of Strong Motion Accelerograms obtained by SMAC-B2 Type Accelerograph by Digital Filter
Proc. of Japan Society of Civil Engineers   (277) 57-69   1978
Conversion Factor between Earthquake Motion on Soil Surface and Rock Surface with Nonlinear Soil Amplification Effect (共著)
Proc. of 7th Japan Earthquake Engineering Symposium   (571-576)    1986
Strong Motion Prediction on Rock Surface by Superposed Evolutionary Spectra(共著)
12th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering   (CD-ROM)    2000
Time Dependent Ground Motion Amplification at Reclaimed Land After the 1995 Hyogoken Nambu Earthquake(共著)
12th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering   (CD-ROM)    2000
House Damage by and Simulation of Ground Motions of the 1997 Magnitude 6. 1 Northern Yamaguchi Prefecture Earthquake
Natural Disaster Science   21(2) 53-64   1999
Assessment of Sismic Hazard and Microzonation int the Philippines(共著)
Structural Eng./Earthquake Eng.,JSCE   19(2), 25-42    2002
Strong Motion Simulation for the Philippines Based on Seismic Hazard Assessment(共著)
Journal of Natural Disastey Science   23(1), 35-51    2001

Books etc

Jan 2002   
Jan 2002   
Jan 2000   
Engineering Geological Advances in Japan for the New Millennium
Jan 2000   

Association Memberships



Field Survey on 1978 Miyagi-ken-oki Earthquake
Field Survey on 1983 Nihonkai-Chubu Earthquake
Field Survey on 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake
Field Survey on 1993 Kushiro-oki Earthquake
Field Survey on 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu Earthquake
Field Study on 1997 North-West Kagoshima Earthquake
Field Survey on the Chi-Chi Earthquake of 21 September 1999
Estimation of Seismic Disaster in Gifu Prefecture for Hypothetical Tokai Earthquakes
Field Survey on 2004 Niigata-ken Chuetsu Earthquake

Research Grants & Projects

Study on Strong Ground MotionPrediction
Funded Research
Earthquake Respons Analysis of Ground
Funded Research
Database System for Earthquake Engineering
Prompt Estimation System for Regional Seismic Intensity Distribution
Estimation of Strong Motion Intensity and Liguefaction Potential for Hypothetical Active Faules