Kensuke Fukushi

Kensuke Fukushi

Adjunct Professor

PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Utah, United States
MS, Civil Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan
BS, Civil Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan

Kensuke Fukushi is an Adjunct Professor 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) at the University of Tokyo (UTokyo).

Dr. Fukushi 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. 

Research Interests

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