Executive Directors

The Geological Society of Japan Executive Directors

(May 2014 to May 2016)

President
Yasufumi Iryu (Grad. Sch. Sci., Tohoku Univ.)
Main study fields: Carbonate sedimentology and geochemistry, and paleontology
Web page: http://db.tohoku.ac.jp/whois/e_detail/fe5aafd70cebfb83f88db0b26787d2ac.html


Vice President
Yoshio Watanabe (Geol. Surv. Japan, AIST)
Main study fields: Environmental geology, geochemistry, sedimentology
Web page: http://unit.aist.go.jp/dgcore/index.php/Message_from_the_Director.html


Vice President
Takashi Yamamoto (Kawasaki Geol. Engineer. Co. Ltd.)
Main study fields: Engineering geology, structural geology
Web page: http://www.kge.co.jp/index_en.html


Director of General Management
Makoto Saito (Geol. Surv. Japan, AIST)
Main study fields:Regional Geology
Web page: http://staff.aist.go.jp/saito-mkt/m_Saito/indexe.html


Vice Director of General Management
Hiroyuki Hoshi (Aichi University of Education)
Main study fields: Geology and paleomagnetism
Web page: http://www.earth.aichi-edu.ac.jp/~hoshi/index_e.html


Director of Financial Affairs
Shinichi Ogata (Chuo Kaihatsu Corporation)
Main study fields: Engineering geology
Web page: http://www.ckcnet.co.jp/


Director of Scientific Researches and International Affairs
Simon Wallis (Nagoya University)
Main study fields: Structural Geology, Tectonics
Web page: http://mylonite.eps.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~swallis/


Director of Scientific Researches and International Affairs
Tsutomu Nakazawa (Geol. Surv. Japan, AIST)
Main study fields: Stratigraphy, sedimentology, paleontology
Web page: http://staff.aist.go.jp/t-nakazawa/index-en.html


Director of Scientific Research and Event Organization
Makoto Takeuchi (Grad. Sch. of Environ. Study, Nagoya Univ.)
Main study fields: sedimentary geology, structural geology
Web page: http://profs.provost.nagoya-u.ac.jp/view/html/100000940_en.html


Director of Public Relations
Arito Sakaguchi (Yamaguchi Univ.)
Main study fields:
Web page: http://www.sci.yamaguchi-u.ac.jp/en/sci/staff/sakaguchi-en?set_language=en


Director of Public Relations
Tatsuo Matsuda (NPO Real-time Earthq. Inf. Consortium)
Main study fields: Earth science and disaster prevention


Director of Social Outreach and Geopark Affairs
Daiji Hirata (Kanagawa Pref. Museum of Natural History)
Main study fields: Geology, petrology, mineralogy


Director of Social Outreach
Yoshihisa Hiroki (Osaka Kyoiku University)
Main study fields: Sedimentology, Earth science education
Web page: http://kenkyu-web.bur.osaka-kyoiku.ac.jp/Profiles/4/0000304/prof_e.html


Director of Social Outreach
Ritsuko Sugita (National Research Institute of Police Science)
Main study fields: Forensic geology


Director of Publication of the Society Journal
Atsushi Yamaji (Grad. Sch. Sci., Kyoto Univ.)
Main study fields: Tectonics, structural geology
Web page: http://www.kueps.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~web-bs/yamaji/indexe.htm


Director of Publication of Island Arc
Susumu Umino (Division of Natural System, Kanazawa Univ.)
Main study fields: Volcanology
Web page: http://earth.s.kanazawa-u.ac.jp/~umino/Umino_Main.html


Director of Publication Planning
Koichi Hoyanagi (Shinshu Univ.)
Main study fields: Sedimentary geology, sequence stratigraphy
Web page: http://soar-rd.shinshu-u.ac.jp/profile/en.jpDmOUkh.html