IDEAS
IDEAS

From the Director

Director of Chubu Institute for Advanced Studies,
Director of International Digital Earth Applied Science Research Center (IDEAS), Chubu University

FUKUI Hiromichi

Professor HUKUI Hiromichi

Professor FUKUI Hiromichi, D.Sc.

Director of Chubu Institute for Advanced Studies,
Director of International Digital Earth Applied Science Research Center (IDEAS), Chubu University


After graduation from the Graduate School of Science at Nagoya University, he has held various posts including work at a private think tank, Keio University (professor), and the Science Council of Japan (member), before starting his current position in 2011.


In his field of expertise in global environmental studies and spatial information sciences, he is conducting research for the development of Digital Earth and its applications for disaster prevention and reduction as well as environmental preservation.


Major publications in Japanese include “The Leading Edge of Integrated Policy Studies I,” “Introduction to Global Security,” “GIS and Public Participation,” and “Toward Sustainable Society.”