Geotechnical Eng./ Earth Physics – Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Dr.Eng. Hiroaki Yamanaka is a Professor at Department of Architecture and Building Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) Japan since 2016. He has joined Tokyo Tech as an Assistant Professor since 1995. Before serving Tokyo Tech, he worked at the Kajima Corporation since 1991. Previously, he worked as a Research Assistant at University of Southern California USA in 1990. Beforehand, he served as a Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Japan in 1989. Prof. Yamanaka obtained his doctoral degree from Tokyo Tech in 1989.

Prof. Yamanaka’s Research Interests include Geophysical Exploration, Earthquake Engineering, Strong Motion Seismology. He has more than 150 publications related to those topics. Due to his excellent researches, he received a distinguished award from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan (SEGJ) in 2005. He has 75 papers in Scopus with 12 H-index.

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