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Human and Social Response Research Division
Social Systems for Disaster Mitigation
Shosuke Sato (Associate Prof.)
 
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Research summary

 

Focusing on practical disaster resilience and implementation science of societal disaster reduction such as information / intelligence, archives, recovery / reconstruction and culture on the post / pre – disaster fields and being strongly concerned with effective emergency response by the experiences of the 7.13 Niigata flood disaster and Chuetsu earthquake disaster in 2004. Serving as a member of disaster reduction committee for some local governments in Miyagi prefecture. Ph.D. of Informatics. Further details can be found here. Ongoing research topics are as follows:

 
  1. Disaster information / intelligence: development of disaster digital archive system “Michinoku-Shinrokuden (the Great Japan disaster archive)” and big data, for example, text data, analysis system for disaster response support
  2. Post – disaster recovery: survey on disaster reconstruction plans and projects and personal life recovery
  3. Disaster culture: study on disaster reduction effects by media of wisdom of disaster culture tradition (disaster memorial monuments, place names, local songs and etc.)
  4. Empowerment of disaster response: development of disaster response empowerment tools and social systems including “Minna-no-Bosai-Techo”