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Faculty&Staff

AORI Director, Vice Directors and Adviser to the Director

Director Hiroshi Niino
niino@
Vice Director Kazuhiro Kogure
kogure@
Vice Director Masahide Kimoto
kimoto@
Adviser to the Director Toshi Nagata
nagata@ 
Adviser to the Director Yutaka Michida
ymichida@

!!Note!! Please click names below to see personal websites of professors.

Division of Climate System Research

Department of Climate System Modeling

Climate System Modeling
Teruyuki Nakajima Professor (concurrent) Teruyuki
Nakajima

teruyuki.
nakajima@
Ayako Abe Associate Professor Ayako Abe-Ouchi
abeouchi@
Masakazu Yoshimori Project Assistant Professor Masakazu Yoshimori
masakazu@
Atmospheric System Modeling
Masaaki Takahashi Professor Masaaki Takahashi
masaaki@
Ryoichi Imasu Associate Professor Ryoichi Imasu
imasu@ 
Ocean System Modeling
Hiroyasu Hasumi Professor Hiroyasu Hasumi
hasumi@
Akira Oka Associate Professor Akira Oka
akira@

Department of Climate Variability Research

Climate Variability Research
Masahide Kimoto Professor Masahide Kimoto
kimoto@
Project Assistant Professor Yukiko Imada
yimada@
Comprehensive Climate Data Analysis
Yukari Takayabu Professor Yukari Takayabu
yukari@
Masahiro Watanabe Associate Professor Masahiro Watanabe
hiro@ 
Climate and Hydrology Research
Kei Yoshimura Associate Professor Kei Yoshimura
kei@

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Division of Ocean-Earth System Science

Department of Physical Oceanography

Ocean Circulation
Ichiro Yasuda Professor Ichiro Yasuda
ichiro@
Eitarou Oka Associate Professor Eitarou Oka
eoka@
Daigo Yanagimoto Assistant Professor Daigo Yanagimoto
daigo@
Administrative Assistant Eriko Fukumura
Dynamic Marine Meteorology
Hiroshi Niino Professor Hiroshi Niino
niino@
Keita Iga Associate Professor Keita Iga
iga@ 
Wataru Yanase Assistant Professor Wataru Yanase
yanase@
Research Fellow Junshi Itoh
junshi@
Research Fellow Eigo Tochimoto
tochimoto@
Technical Assistant Nobuhiko Misawa
misawa@
Assistant Clerk Hidemi Hibino
hibino-h@
Ocean Variability Dynamics
Shinzou Fujio Associate Professor Shinzou Fujio
fujio@
Research Fellow Kojiro Ando
kojiro-ando@

Department of Chemical Oceanography

Marine Inorganic Chemistry
Toshitaka Gamo Professor Toshitaka Gamo
gamo@
Hajime Obata Associate Professor Hajime Obata
obata@
Noriko Nakayama Assistant Professor Noriko Nakayama
Assistant Clerk Sanae Koike
skoike@
Technical Assistant Rie Sato
rsato@
Marine Biogeochemistry
Toshi Nagata Professor Toshi Nagata 
nagata@ 
Hiroshi Ogawa Associate Professor Hiroshi Ogawa
hogawa@
Toshihiro Miyajima Assistant Professor Toshihiro Miyajima
miyajima@
Research Fellow Yanhui Yang
yang@
Research Fellow Toshihiro Usui
usui@
Research Fellow Naoko Morimoto
nmorimoto@
Technical Assistant Yoko Fujimoto
yokof@
Technical Assistant Noriko Sekine
ten-sekine@
Assistant Clerk Arisa Shimizu
Marine Analytical Chemistry
Yuji Sano Professor Yuji Sano
ysano@
Naohito Takahata Assistant Professor Naohito Takahata
ntaka@
Research Fellow Masako Hori
horizon@
Research Fellow Akizumi Ishida
ishidaki@
Assistant Clerk Akemi Furusho
furusho@

Department of Ocena Floor Geoscience

Marine Geology
Juichiro Ashi Associate Professor (GSFS) Juichiro Ashi
ashi@
Yamaguchi Assistant Professor Asuka Yamaguchi
asuka@
Technical Assistant Tomiko Kanehara
kanehara@
Assistant Clerk Yoko Omori
omori@
Submarine Geophysics
Yamazaki Professor Toshitsugu Yamazaki
yamazaki@
Kyoko Okino Associate Professor Kyoko Okino
okino@
Park Jin-Oh Associate Professor Park Jin-Oh 
jopark@ 
Research Fellow Chie Honsho
c-honsho@
Assistant Clerk Chieko Komatsu
c-komatsu@
Assistant Clerk Junko Yamanaka
ttm@
Ocena Floor Geotectonics
Hodaka Kawahata Professor (concurrent) Hodaka Kawahata
kawahata@
Yusuke Yokoyama Associate Professor Yusuke Yokoyama
yokoyama@
Mayuri Inoue Assistant Professor Mayuri Inoue
mayuri-inoue@
Research Fellow Azumi Kuroyanagi
a-kuroyanagi@
Research Fellow Yosuke Miyairi
miyairi@
Research Fellow Stephen Obrochta
obrochta@
Research Fellow Masako Yamane
yamane@
Assistant Clerk Mayumi Koga
koga-m@
Assistant Clerk Megumi Ikeda
ikeda@
Technical Assistant Minako Ikeuchi
m.ikeuchi@

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Division of Marine Life Science

Department of Marine Ecosystem Dynamics

Marine Planktology
Atsushi Tsuda Professor Atsushi Tsuda 
tsuda@
Nishikawa Assistant Professor Jun Nishikawa
jn@
Assistant Clerk Tomomi Suzuki
suzuki-tomomi@
Technical Assistant Aiko Tachibana
t.aiko@
Marine Microbiology
Kazuhiro Kogure Professor (concurrent) Kazuhiro Kogure
kogure@
Koji Hamasaki Associate Professor Koji Hamasaki
hamasaki@
Masahiko Nishimura Assistant Professor Masahiko Nishimura
nisimura@
Research Fellow Ryo Kaneko
kanekor@
Research Fellow Eiko Ikemoto
ikemotoe@
Assistant Clerk Hiromi Inagawa
hiromi@
Benthos
Shigeaki Kojima Professor
(GSFS)
Shigeaki Kojima 
kojima@
 Yasunori Kano Associate Professor Yasunori Kano
kano@
No photo Assistant Professor Koji Seike
seike@
Assistant Clerk Reiko Koseki
koseki@

Department of Marine Bioscience

Physiology
Yoshio Takei Professor Yoshio Takei
takei@
Susumu Hyodo Associate Professor Susumu Hyodo
hyodo@
Makoto Kusakabe Assistant Professor Makoto Kusakabe 
kusakabe@
Research Fellow Masaaki Ando
ando@
Research Fellow Marty Wong
martywong@
Molecular Marine Biology
Koji Inoue Associate Professor Koji Inoue
inouek@
Koji Mabuchi Assistant Professor Koji Mabuchi
mabuchi@ 
No photo Project Assistant Professor (GCOE) Hirohiko Takeshima
takeshim@
Research Fellow Mikumi Takada
takada@
Research Fellow Ikumi Kusakabe
ikumik@
Assistant Clerk Misako Seimiya
seimiyam@ 
Behavior, Ecology and Observation Systems
Teruhisa Komatsu Associate Professor Teruhisa Komatsu
komatsu@
Kenichi Ishida Assistant Professor Kenichi Ishida
ishidak@
Research Fellow Jun Inoue
jinoue@
Research Fellow Michael J . Miller
miller@
Research Fellow Shun Watanabe
shunwata@
Research Fellow Hideo Hatase
hatase@
Research Fellow Ryusuke Sudo
rs55@
Technical Assistant Tatsuya Kawakami
kawakami@

Department of Living Marine Resources

Fisheries Environmental Oceanography
Kosei Komatsu Associate Professor (GSFS) Kosei Komatsu
kosei@
Research Fellow Toru Ikeya
ctikeya@
Research Fellow Tamami Nabeshima
nabeshima@
Fish Population Dynamics
Kunio Shirakihara Professor (GSFS) Kunio Shirakihara
shirak@
Kazuhiko Hiramatsu Associate Professor Kazuhiko Hiramatsu
khiramatsu@
Biology of Fisheries Resources
Yoshiro Watanabe Professor Yoshiro Watanabe
ywatanab@
Toshiro Saruwatari Assistant Professor Toshiro Saruwatari
tsaruwat@
Research Fellow Kodai Yamane
yamanek@
Assistant Clerk Tomomi Mita
t-mita@

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Department of Collaborative Research

Biological Oceaography
Shingo Kimura Professor (GSFS) Shingo Kimura
s-kimura@
Yoichi Miyake Assistant Professor (GSFS) Yoichi Miyake
miyakey@
Ocean Alliance
Professor (GSFS) Shingo Kimura
s-kimura@
Jun Aoyama Project Associate Professor Jun Aoyama
jaoyama@
No photo Project Associate Professor (GSFS) Mitsuo Yamamoto
mitsuo@
Research Fellow Hideaki Nomura
nmr@

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Research Facilities

International Coastal Research Center

Coastal Ecosystem
Professor (concurrent) Yutaka Michida
ymichida@
Kiyoshi Tanaka Associate Professor Kiyoshi Tanaka
ktanaka@
No photo Project Associate Professor Yuichiro Nishibe
ynishibe@
Assistant Professor Kotaro Shirai
kshirai@
Coastal Conservation
Professor/
Director (concurrent)
Tsuguo Otake
otake@
Associate Professor Katsufumi Sato
katsu@
Assistant Professor Hideki Fukuda
hfukuda@
Assistant Clerk Chisako Sakata
chisako@
Research Fellow Kagari Aoki
aokikagari@
Research Fellow Tomoko Narazaki
tnarazaki@
Research Fellow Shigenori Nobata
nobata@
Coastal Ecosystem Restoration
Tomohiko Kawamura Professor Tomohiko Kawamura
kawamura@
Takashi Kitagawa Associate Professor (GSFS) Takashi Kitagawa
takashik@
Hayakawa Assistant Professor Jun Hayakawa
jhayakawa@
No photo Project Assistant Professor Masato Hirose
mhirose@
Technical Assistant Kaito Fukuda
fukuda@
Assistant Clerk Junko Miyaki
miyaki@
Regional Linkage
Visiting Associate Professor Ken Yoda (Univ. Nagoya)


Center for International Collaboration

International Scientific Planning
 Professor Yutaka Michida
ymichida@
Technical Assistant Naomi Kobayashi
International Advanced Research
Professor/
Director (concurrent)
Mitsuo Uematsu
uematsu@
Research Fellow Hiroshi Furuya
hiroshif@
Research Fellow Fumiyoshi Kondo
fkondo@
Technical Assistant Yasushi Narita
narita@
Technical Assistant Jinyoung Jung
jyjung@
International Research Cooperation
 Professor Shuhei Nishida
nishida@
Research Fellow Hiroomi Miyamoto
miyamoto@
Technical Assistant Masumi Kobayashi
 *No Particular Belongings
Associate Professor (concurrent) Koji Inoue
inouek@
Associate Professor (concurrent) Ryoichi Imasu
imasu@
Associate Professor (concurrent) Park Jin-Oh 
jopark@ 


Center for Earth Surface System Dynamics

Paleo-environmental Research
Hodaka Kawahata Professor Hodaka Kawahata
kawahata@
 Yusuke Yokoyama Associate Professor (concurrent) Yusuke Yokoyama
yokoyama@
Ecosystem Research
Hiroyasu Hasumi Professor (concurrent) Hiroyasu Hasumi
hasumi@
Sachi-hiko Itoh Associate Professor Sachi-hiko Itoh
itohsach@
Genetic Research
 Kazuhiro Kogure Professor Kazuhiro Kogure
kogure@
 Wataru Iwasaki Assistant Professor Wataru Iwasaki
iwasaki@
Research Fellow Susumu Yoshizawa
yoshizawa@
Research Fellow Shotaro Hirase
Research Fellow Ching-Chia Yang
Research Fellow Asako Machiyama
Technical Assistant Shinku Koizumi
Atmosphere and Ocean Research
Teruyuki Nakajima Professor/
Director (concurrent)
Teruyuki
Nakajima

teruyuki.
nakajima@
Masaki Satoh Professor Masaki Satoh
satoh@
Masaki Satoh Project Assistant Professor Masahiro Sawada
sawada@
Assistant Clerk Kaori Maruyama
Assistant Clerk Hiroko Yamada
Technical Assistant Kaoru Shiba

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Cooperative Research Supporting Organization

Center for Cooperative Research Promotion

Head/Professor (concurrent) Kazuhiro Kogure
kogure@
Center for Cruise Coordination
Professor/ Head (concurrent) Atsushi Tsuda
tsuda@
Project Senior Specialist/ Vice Head (concurrent) Tadashi Inagaki
inagaki@
Technical Specialist (concurrent)/ Vice Head (concurrent) Katsura Kameo
kameo@
Technical Assistant Yasuo Kaneko
ykaneko@
Assistant Clerk Taeko Isaka
isaka@
Observational Research Support Section
Associate Professor/ Head (concurrent) Hajime Obata
obata@
Technical Specialist/ Vice Head (concurrent) Chiori Tamura
Technical Specialist Hideo Ishigaki
hishigaki@
Technical Specialist Masatoshi Moku
moku@
Technical Specialist Katsura Kameo
kameo@
Technical Staff Maki Nagasawa
maki@
Technical Staff Ryoji Toda
toda@
Technical Staff Makoto Takeuchi
m.t.0629@
Technical Assistant Shinichi Kirigaya
skirigaya@
Technical Assistant Rikio Nishiura
rnisiura@
Technical Assistant Hiraku Konno
hkonno@
Laboratory Research Support Section
Associate Professor/ Head (concurrent) Susumu Hyodo
hyodo@
Senior Technical Specialist/ Vice Head (concurrent) Sanae Ogasawara
hasegawa@
Technical Specialist Akihisa Moriyama
moriyama@
Technical Specialist Nobue Saotome
saotome@
Technical Staff Nobuhiro Ogawa
n-ogawa@
Technical Staff Yuki Tanahashi
Technical Staff Taro Watanabe
wataro@
Project Specialist Koji Ishikawa
ishikawa@ 
Technical Assistant Machiko Matsumoto
matummot@
Technical Assistant Sonoko Yamanishi
yamanishi@
Coastal Research Support Section
Associate Professor/ Head (concurrent) Katsufumi Sato
katsu@
Senior Technician/ Vice Head (concurrent) Masataka Kurosawa
Technical Staff Masaaki Hirano
Project Specialist Takanori Suzuki

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Public Relations Office

Professor/ Head (concurrent) Yutaka Michida
ymichida@
Project Senior Specialist Kaoru Saeki
saeki@
Assistant Clerk Kazumi Saga
ksaga@
Assistant Clerk (concurrent) Yukiko Watanabe
watayuki@
Technical Specialist (concurrent) Akihisa Moriyama
moriyama@

Administration Office

General Manager Tadahiko Takita
Deputy General Manager Toshiyuki Hirasawa
Specialist (International Affairs and Research Promotion Team) Kazue Aoki
[General Affairs Team]
Assistant Manager Yukio Onoguchi
Specialist Yuki Okabe
Administrative Staff Satoe Hirai
Assistant Clerk Sachie Okubo
Assistant Clerk Noriko Hara
Assistant Clerk Junko Nemezawa
[International Affairs and Research Promotion Team]
Assistant Manager Tomonari Suizu
Administrative Staff Naoko Hara
Assistant Clerk Fumie Ogawa
[Library Team]
Assistant Manager Mayumi Mukasa
Assistant Clerk Naoko Kanai
Assistant Clerk Satsuki Furudate
Deputy General Manager Teruaki Odashima
Specialist (Finance Team) Yujiro Yonemura
Specialist (Accounting and Procurement Team) Rieko Miura
[Finance Team]
Senior Staff Reiko Kurosu
[Accounting and Procurement Team]
Assistant Manager Hisanori Ogino
Senior Staff Hiroko Mizuno
Assistant Clerk Haruko Yoda
Assistant Clerk Kazumi Inaba
Assistant Clerk Yoshiko Ueno
Assistant Clerk Seiko Kitajima
[External Fund Management Team]
Assistant Manager Masako Urata
Project Specialist Kaoru Sanjo
Administrative Staff Haruka Iio
Assistant Clerk Hitomi Higurashi
Assistant Clerk Asako Nagashima
[Facilities and Safety Management Team]
Assistant Manager Kenichi Akatsuka
Assistant Manager Shinichi Tanabe
Assistant Clerk Yoshimi Takahashi
[International Coastal Research Center]
Assistant Manager Hiromitsu Omori
Specialist Takumi Mikami
Assistant Clerk Hiroe Itoh
Technical Assistant Mariko Otsuki
Part-time Janitor Minako Iwama
Part-time Janitor Yukie Azumaya

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Professors Emeritus

Yoshio Horibe 1983
Noriyuki Nasu 1984
Akihiko Hattori 1987
Syoiti Tanaka 1987
Toshihiko Teramoto 1987
Toshiyuki Hirano 1987
Tomio Asai 1993
Kazuo Kobayashi 1993
Takeo Ishii 1993
Jiro Segawa 1997
Muneo Okiyama 1998
Tetsuya Hirano 1998
Ryuji Kimura 2003
Keisuke Taira 2003
Kouichi Oowada 2003
Takashige Sugimoto 2004
Suguru Ohta 2007
Isao Koike 2007
Asahiko Taira 2007
Nobuyuki Miyazaki 2010
Hidekazu Tokuyama 2012
Mutsumi Nishida 2012

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