Risk Evaluation and Disaster Mitigation Research Division
Tsunami Engineering Lab
Visiting Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Engineering)

Fujitsu Limited
Research Subject(s)
I study evacuation behaviours in tsunamis. My research involves fact-finding and analysis of actual evacuation behaviours as well as modelling and simulation of evacuation behaviours.
Key Words
Tsunami engineering / Tsunami evacuation
Selected Works

Makinoshima, F. et al. (2023). Urban structure reinforces attitudes towards tsunami evacuation. Scientific Reports, 13, 7992, doi:10.1038/s41598-023-33562-9

Makinoshima, F. et al. (2021). Revealing complex tsunami evacuation process patterns induced by social interactions: A case study in Ishinomaki. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 58, 102182, doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102182

Makinoshima, F. et al. (2021). Early forecasting of tsunami inundation from tsunami and geodetic observation data with convolutional neural networks. Nature Communications, 12, 2253, doi:10.1038/s41467-021-22348-0

Makinoshima, F. et al. (2020). Tsunami evacuation processes based on human behaviour in past earthquakes and tsunamis: A literature review. Progress in Disaster Science, 7, 10013, doi:10.1016/j.pdisas.2020.100113

Makinoshima, F. et al. (2018). Enhancing a tsunami evacuation simulation for a multi-scenario analysis using parallel computing. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 83, 36-50, doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2017.12.016

Selected Memberships
  • Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Selected Awards
  • The 30th International Tsunami Symposium Best Poster Presentation Award
  • Coastal Engineering Journal Citation Award (Winning year 2018