WATANABE Toru

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Name
WATANABE Toru
E-mail
to-rutds1.tr.yamagata-u.ac.jp
URL
http://www.tr.yamagata-u.ac.jp/~water/e_profile.html
Affiliation
Yamagata University
Section
Faculty of Agriculture Department of Food,Life,and Environmental Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(Tohoku University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2010
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Department of Food, Life and Environmetal Sciences, Yamagata University
 
Apr 2009
 - 
Sep 2010
Project Associate Professor, Environmental Science Center, University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2008
 - 
Mar 2009
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Drexel University, USA
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tohoku University
 
Apr 1998
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Mar 2007
Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, Tohoku University
 

Education

 
Apr 1994
 - 
Mar 1998
Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tohoku University
 
 
 - 
1998
Faculty of Engineering, Tohoku University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2016
Cultivation of rice for animal feeding with continuous irrigation of treated municipal wastewater, Best Poster Award at The 12th International Symposium on Seatheast Asian Water Environment
Winner: WATANABE Toru,Pham Duy Dong,倉島須美子,浦剣
 
Nov 2014
Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli for its source tracking, Outstanding Paper Award at The 7th ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference 2
Winner: WATANABE Toru,小澤耕平,伊藤紘晃,本多了,Wilai Chiemchaisri,渡辺幸三
 
Nov 2014
Effect of photochemical reaction in fulvic acid on composition of functional groups and rate constant of complexation with Fe (III), Outstanding Paper Award at The 7th ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference 1
Winner: WATANABE Toru,櫻庭敬之,伊藤紘晃,藤井学
 

Published Papers

 
Water extractable organic matter and iron in relation to land use and seasonal changes
Susan Praise, Hiroaki Ito, Takayuki Sakuraba, Dung Viet Pham, Toru Watanabe
Science of the Total Environment      2019   [Refereed]
Association of dissolved organic matter characteristics and trace metals in mountainous streams with sabo dams
Susan Praise, Hiroaki Ito, Kazuya Watanabe, Atsushi Sasaki, Toru Watanabe
Environmental Science and Pollution Research      2019   [Refereed]
Rice cultivation without synthetic fertilizers and performance of microbial fuel cells (MFCs) under continuous irrigation with treated wastewater
Dong Duy Pham, Kei Cai, Luc Duc Phung, Nobuo Kaku, Atsushi Sasaki, Yuka Sasaki, Kenichi Horiguchi, Dung Viet Pham, Toru Watanabe
Water   11 1516   2019   [Refereed]
Weekly variation of Rotavirus A concentrations in sewage and oysters in Japan, 2014-2016
Erika Ito, Jian Pu, Takayuki Miura, Shinobu Kazama, Masateru Nishiyama, Hiroaki Ito, Yoshimitsu Konta, Gia Thanh Nguyen, Tatsuo Omura, Toru Watanabe
Pathogens   8 89   2019   [Refereed]
High yield and nutritional quality of rice (Oryza sativa) for animal feed achieved by continuous irrigation of treated municipal wastewater
Lanh Danh Tran, Luc Duc Phung, Dung Viet Pham, Dong Duy Pham, Masateru Nishiyama, Atsushi Sasaki, Toru Watanabe
Paddy and Water Environment   17 507-513   2019   [Refereed]
Oyster contamination with human noroviruses impacted by urban drainage and seasonal flooding in Vietnam
Gia Thanh Nguyen, Jian Pu, Takayuki Miura, Hiroaki Ito, Shinobu Kazama, Yoshimitsu Konta, An Van Le, Toru Watanabe
Food and Environmental Virology   10 61-71   2018   [Refereed]
Toxicological assessment of hospital wastewater in different treatment processes
Nutta Sangnarin Hamjinda, Wilai Chiemchaisri, Toru Watanabe, Ryo Honda, Chart Chiemchaisri
Environmental Science and Pollution Research   25 7271-7279   2018   [Refereed]
Dissolved organic matter characteristics along sabo dammed streams based on ultra-violet visible and fluorescence spectral properties
Susan Praise, Hiroaki Ito, Ying An, Kazuya Watanabe, Toru Watanabe
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment   190 146   2018   [Refereed]
Sulfikar, Ryo Honda, Mana Noguchi, Ryoko Yamamoto-Ikemoto, Toru Watanabe
Journal of Water and Environment Technology   16(2) 94-105   2018   [Refereed]
Weekly variations in Norovirus genogroup II genotypes in Japanese oysters
Jian Pu, Takayuki Miura, Shinobu Kazama, Yoshimitsu Konta, Nabila Dhyan Azraini, Erika Ito, Hiroaki Ito, Tatsuo Omura, Toru Watanabe
International Journal of Food Microbiology   284 48-55   2018   [Refereed]
Water extractable organic carbon and nitrogen and their natural stable isotopes from long-term experiment in a Japanese rice paddy
Toan Nguyen-Sy, Weiguo Cheng, Julien Guigue, Samuel Munyaka Kimani, Wisnu Aji Wibowo, Keitaro Tawaraya, Toru Watanabe, Ji Wu, Xingkai Xu
Journal of Wetlands Environmental Management   6(2) 60-73   2018   [Refereed]
Susan Praise, Toru Watanabe, Kazuya Watanabe, Hiroaki Ito, Hiroshi Okubo
International Journal of River Basin Management   15(1) 61-68   2017   [Refereed]
Toru Watanabe, Takuma Mashiko, Rizki Maftukhah, Nobuo Kaku, Dong Duy Pham and Hiroaki Ito
Water Science and Technology   75(4) 898-907   2017   [Refereed]
Lee,Y. P., Fujii, M., Kikuchi, T., Natsuike, M., Ito, H., Watanabe, T., Yoshimura, C
Chemosphere   180 221-228   2017   [Refereed]
Bottom-to-top continuous irrigation of treated municipal wastewater for effective nitrogen removal and high quality rice for animal feeding
Dong Duy Pham, Sumiko Kurashima, Nobuo Kaku, Atsushi Sasaki, Jian Pu, Toru Watanabe
Water Science and Technology: Water Supply   18(4) 1183-1195   2017   [Refereed]
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of norovirus in cases of gastroenteritis in developing countries
Gia Thanh Nguyen, Kevin Phan, Ian Teng, Jian Pu, Toru Watanabe
Medicine   96(40) e8139   2017   [Refereed]
Ryo Honda, Toru Watanabe, Variga Sawaittayotin, Yoshifumi Masago, Rungnapa Chulasak, Kulchaya Tanong, G. Tushara Chaminda, Krison Wongsila, Chawala Sienglum, Varisara Sunthonwatthanaphong, Anupong Poonnotok, Wilai Chiemchaisri, Chart Chiemchaisri, Hiroaki Furumai, Kazuo Yamamoto
Water Science and Technology   73(2) 362-374   2016   [Refereed]
Fuminari Miura, Toru Watanabe, Kozo Watanabe, Kazuhiko Takemoto, Kensuke Fukushi
Journal of Environmental Sciences   50 13-20   2016   [Refereed]
Jian Pu, Shinobu Kazama, Takayuki Miura, Nabila Dhyan Azraini, Yoshimitsu Konta, Hiroaki Ito, You Ueki, Ermaya Eka Cahyaningrum, Tatsuo Omura, Toru Watanabe
Food and Environmental Virology   8 310-312   2016   [Refereed]
Effect of norfloxacin on antibiotic resistance of Eschericia coli: Comparison between sequencing batch reactor and sequencing batch membrane bioreactor
Wilai Chiemchaisri, Phanida Deerut, Toru Watanabe, Ryo Honda, Chart Chiemchaisri
ASEAN Engineering Journal Part C   4(1) 81-92   2015   [Refereed]
Toru Watanabe, Sondra Teske, Charles N. Haas
Risk Analysis   34(3) 465-484   2014   [Refereed]
Ayumi Muramatsu, Toru Watanabe, Atsushi Sasaki, Hiroaki Ito, Akihiko Kajihara
Water Science and Technology   70(3) 510-516   2014   [Refereed]
Toru Watanabe, Timothy A. Bartrand, Tatsuo Omura, Charles N. Haas
Risk Analysis   32(3) 555-565   2012   [Refereed]
Simanata Threedeach, Wilai Chiemchaisri, Toru Watanabe, Chart Chiemchaisri, Ryo Honda, Kazuo Yamamoto
Bioresource Technology   113 253-258   2012   [Refereed]
Kitajima, M., Huang, Y., Watanabe, T., Hiroyuki, K., Haas, C.N
Letters in Applied Microbiology   53(4) 438-444   2011   [Refereed]
So Kazama, Toshiki Aizawa, Toru Watanabe, Priyantha Ranjan, Luminda Gunawardhana, Ayako Amano
Sustainability Science   7(1) 45-54   2011   [Refereed]
Water, livelihood and health in Attapeu province in Lao PDR
Yutaka Midorikawa, Kaoru Midorikawa, Bounphenh Sangsomsack, Trykhouane Phoutavane, Kampheng Chomlasak, Toru Watanabe, Nanthasane Vannavong, Shigehisa Habe, Masami Nakatsu, Yasuyuki Kosaka, Kongsap Akkhavong, Micheal Strobel, Boungnong Boupha, Satoshi Nakamura
Southeast Asian Studies   47(4) 113-133   2010   [Refereed]
Toru Watanabe, Timothy A. Bartrand, Mark H. Weir, Tatsuo Omura, Charles N. Haas
Risk Analysis   30(7) 1129-1137   2010   [Refereed]
Daisuke Sano, You Ueki, Toru Watanabe, Tatsuo Omura
Environmental Science and Technology   40(23) 7423-7427   2006   [Refereed]
Yoshifumi Masago, Hiroyuki Katayama, Toru Watanabe, Eiji Haramoto, Atsushi Hashimoto, Tatsuo Omura, Tsuyoshi Hirata, Shinichiro Ohgaki
Environmental Science and Technology   40(23) 7428-7433   2006   [Refereed]
Environmental Engineering Research   43 245-254   2006   [Refereed]
D. Sano, Y. Ueki, T. Watanabe, T. Omura
Water Science and Technology   54(3) 77-82   2006   [Refereed]
You Ueki, Daisuke Sano, Toru Watanabe, Kazuo Akiyama and Tatsuo Omura
Water Research   39(18) 4271-4280   2005   [Refereed]
T. Watanabe, K. Hashimoto, Y. Abe, T. Omura
Journal of Water and Environment Technology   3(2) 223-233   2005   [Refereed]
環境工学研究論文集   42 451-462   2005   [Refereed]
Environmental Engineering Research   42 443-449   2005   [Refereed]
Genetic analysis of noroviruses taken from gastroenteritis patients, river water and oysters
You Ueki, Kazuo Akiyama, Toru Watanabe, Tatsuo Omura
Water Science and Technology   50(1) 51-56   2004   [Refereed]
Detection of infectious pathogenic viruses in water and wastewater samples from urbanized areas
Daisuke Sano, Toru Watanabe, Takahiro Matsuo, Tatsuo Omura
Water Science and Technology   50(1) 247-251   2004   [Refereed]
Risk Evaluation for Pathogenic Bacteria and Viruses in Sewage Sludge Composts
T. Watanabe, D. Sano, T. Omura
Water Science and Technology   46(11-12) 325-330   2002   [Refereed]
Toru WATANABE, Kensuke FUKUSHI, Tatsuo OMURA
Journal of Environmental Systems and Engineering, Japan Society of Civil Engineers   650 25-32   2000   [Refereed]
Toru WATANABE, Tatsuo OMURA
Journal of Environmental Systems and Engineering, Japan Society of Civil Engineers   664 75-83   2000   [Refereed]
Yasuko MAKANAE, Toru WATANABE, Tatsuo OMURA, Ginro ENDO
Journal of Japan Society on Water Environment   23(12) 771-777   2000   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Health in Ecological Perspectives in the Anthropocene
Toru Watanabe, Chiho Watanabe (Part:Joint Editor)
Springer Singapore   2019   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Risk evaluation of waterborne infectious diarrhea using geographical information in Lao PDR and Cambodia
Proceedings of 2nd IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition   2007   
Risk evaluation for infectious diarrhea in the water utilization in the Mekong watershed with a GIS-based model
Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology   2007   
Viral contamination of the water environment in the southern part of Lao PDR
Proceedings of 1st IWA-ASPIRE (Asia-Pacific Regional Group) Conference & Exhibition   2005   
Effects of sunlight, temperature and suspended solids on inactivation of poliovirus in river water
Proceedings of 13th IWA International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology   2005   
Risk Evaluation of Pathogens in Wastewater Reclamation as a Drinking Water Source
Proceedings of WEFTEC 2003 (the 76th Annual Water Environment Federation (WEF) Technical Exhibition and Conference)   2003   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Role of of That Luang Marsh for Environmental Health of Laos Vientiane Metropolitan Area
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2021
Development of database for health and environment in southeast Asia
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020
Genetic analysis for behavior of antibiotic resistant bacteria at wastewater treatment plants in tropical Asia
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
Development of risk assessment models for infectious diseases considering changes in climate, society and ecosystem
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017
Development of a method to estimate burden of infectious diseases caused by waterborne antibiotic resistant bacteria and its application to water reclamation scenarios
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017