Fukushi, Kensuke

Academic Programme Officer

Profile
  • Kensuke Fukushi
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-IAS
    OFFICE:
    Jingumae 5-53-70, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan
    E-MAIL:
    kensuke-fukushi@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    1290
    NATIONALITY:
    Japan

    Research Interests

    • Recycling
    • Sustainable development
    • Unconventional water resources
    • Urban health
    • Water and climate change
    • Water quality
    • Water recycling and reuse

    Education

    • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (University of Utah)
    • M.S. in Civil Engineering (Tohoku University, Japan)
    • B.S. in Civil Engineering (Tohoku University, Japan)

    Biographical Statement

    Kensuke Fukushi is an Academic Programme Officer at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability. He is also Professor and Vice Director of the Institute for Future Initiatives (formerly Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science, IR3S), The University of Tokyo (UTokyo).

    Kensuke is a civil-environmental engineer and holds appointments at the UTokyo Graduate Schools of Engineering and Frontier Sciences, where he organizes the Urban Sustainability Science Laboratory. He is one of the founding faculty members of IR3S and achieved remarkable progress in promoting sustainability science in various academic communities. He serves as an Editorial Advisor of Sustainability Science Journal, the Science Planning Group member of Asian Pacific Network for Global Change Research, and Distinguished External Faculty member of Asian Institute of Technology. He received B.S. and M.S from Tohoku University in Civil Engineering, and Ph.D. from University of Utah in Civil Engineering.