Prof. Takashi Asaeda
Professor Emeritus, Saitama University, Japan
Professor Asaeda has received numerous awards, several times of Dam Engineering Society Prize, Japan Society of Civil Engineers Prize (JSCE), Karl Emil Hydraulic Prize (ASCE), etc. He also serves as numerous critical service positions in international and domestic society and committees, including chairperson of committees of Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, chairperson of Prefectural Committees of Saitama, Japanese Society of Civil Engineers, International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research, Editor-in-Chief of international journals, etc. His interests have broadly covered ecology, hydrology and fluid mechanics in the environment, including physical processes of watered area, structure of urban heat island, and field observation and mathematical modeling of aquatic ecology and biology. He published more than 200 journal papers.