Makoto NISHIGAKI
Professor, Dr.(Eng.)

 

Department of Environmental and Civil Design,
Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology,
Okayama University
3-1-1 Tsushimanaka, Okayama City, Japan 700-8530

Tel :+81-86-251-8164
Fax : +81-86-251-8164
E-mail: n_makoto@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp

 

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. -Department of Civil Engineering, KYOTO University, 1980.
M.S. - Department of Civil Engineering, KOBE University, 1974.
Undergraduate. ミCivil Engineering, KOBE University, 1968-1972

PRINCIPAL FIELDS OF INTEREST:
Groundwater Hydrology
Groundwater Pollutant Transport Modeling and Control
Soil Mechanics

EMPLOYMENT RECORD:
1994-Present Professor, Department of Environmental and Civil Design, Okayama University.
1984-1994 Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Okayama University.
1981-1984 Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Okayama University.
1977-1981 Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, Okayama University.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Solved numerically the governing equation for seepage in the saturated-unsaturated soil using the finite element method.
Studies on investigation and analysis of groundwater flow.
Finite element simulation of multiphase flow in porous media.
Simulation of solute transport in porous media.
Recharge well method.
Development of methods of measuring hydraulic properties in rock mass.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Groundwater Engineering (Undergraduate)
Soil Mechanics (Undergraduate)
Advanced Groundwater Engineering (Graduate)

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
Member of Japanese Association of Groundwater Hydrology (JAGH)
Member of Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE)
Member of Japanese Geotechnical Society (JGS)
Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
 

AWARDS:
1978.5 Award of Proceedings of Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE).
1984.5 Incentive Award of the Japanese Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering(JSSMFE:JGS).
1990.5 Incentive Award of the Japanese Groundwater Hydrology (JAGH).