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Kyoto University
Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Disaster Prevention Research Institute Research Center for Disaster Reduction Systems
Job title
Associate Professor,Associate Professor
Dr.of Engineering(Kyoto University), (BLANK)(Kyoto University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2001
Aug 2005
Research AssociateFaculty of Eng.,
Tottori University
Sep 2005
- Associate professor,Disaster Prevention Research Institute,Kyoto University


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

Awards & Honors

Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award,Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award,Japan Society of Civil Engineers
IIASA,Young Scientist Summer Program 2001,Honorable Mention Award

Published Papers

Evaluating Effective Public Participation in Disaster Management and Climate Change Adaptation: Insights from Northern Ghana Through a User-Based Approach
Subhajyoti Samaddar, Muneta Yokomatsu, Frederick Dayour, Martin Oteng-Ababio, Togbiga Dzivenu, Mujeeb Adams and Hirohiko Ishikawa
Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy   6(1) 117-143   2015   [Refereed]
39. Muneta Yokomatsu, Hiroyuki Wada, Hiroaki Ishiwata, Takeshi Kono, Katsumi Wakigawa
the Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics   2014 1584-1591   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Disaster Risk and Effect of Informal Insurance on Human Capital Formation in Rural Areas of Developing Countries
Shiyu Zhang, Muneta Yokomatsu
Journal of Integrated Disaster Risk Management   4(2) 27-49   2014   [Refereed]
Assessing Rural Communities Concerns for Improved Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in Northern Ghana
40. Subhajyoti Samaddar, Muneta Yokomatsu, Togbiga Dzivenu, Martin Oteng-Ababio, Mujeeb Rahaman Adams, Frederick Dayour, and Hirohiko Ishikawa
Journal of Disaster Research   9(4) 529-541   2014   [Refereed]
The Role of Macro-Economic Model for Disaster Risk Reduction Policy in Developing Countries
38. Hiroyuki Wada, Katsumi Wakigawa, Muneta Yokomatsu, Kimio Takeya
Journal of Integrated Disaster Risk Management   4(1) 12-29   2014   [Refereed]


Framework of Disaster Risk Reduction Investments Accounts for Development and Its Application to Pakistan
Muneta Yokomatsu et al.
the 2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Conference Proceedings   

Books etc

Knowledge, Innovation and Space
Karlsson C., Johansson, B., Kobayashi, K., Stough, R.R. (ed.): (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 6)
Edward Elgar   2014   
Disaster Risk Management : Conflict and Cooperation
Suman Ranjan Sensarma and Atanu Sarkar (ed.)
New Delhi : Concept Pub. Co.   2013   

Research Grants & Projects

disaster risk management