International Research Collaboration for Disaster Management (International Visiting Professors)

International collaborations for exploring integrated disaster risk management involves cooperating with innovative researchers working in the field of disaster science at leading institutions around the world. This function is served by inviting talented researchers from various countries to our institute. This research section promotes: 1) Collaborations on state-of-the-art disaster science and disaster prevention methods. 2) Collaborations on disaster counter-measures, focusing on practical approaches for a variety of socio-cultural environments. 3) Collaborations on social implementation of disaster management methods in disaster-prone countries. 4) Collaborations on development of knowledge and methods of common disaster related issues for Japan and foreign countries.

Photo taken at the Seminar of Prof. Sanchez-Sesma from UNAM
Prof. Sanchez-Sesma and other participants during the Hanaore Fault excursion with Prof. Oike, the former president