Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan March 11 - 14, 2018

Programme > Scientific Programme

Overview of the workshop programme:

Registration & Reception Evening of 1st day (March 11, 2018)
Organized Sessions 2nd to 4th day (March 12-14, 2018)
General Sessions 2nd to 4th day (March 12-14, 2018)
Banquet After the sessions of 3rd day (March 13, 2018)

Plenary and Keynote lectures:

Plenary lecturers

  • Professor Yukio Tamura (Beijing Jiaotong University)
    • From load estimation to performance estimation - To cope with wind-related disasters in developing and developed countries
  • Professor Juergen Baumueller (University of Stuttgart)
    • Low wind, air pollution and heat stress

Keynote lecturers

  • Professor Hiroshi Niino (University of Tokyo)
    • Hierarchy of Atmospheric Disturbances that Spawn Tornadoes and our Current Understanding of Tornadogeneses
  • Professor Greg Kopp (Western University)
    • Damage to building components and cladding during extreme wind storms
  • Professor Satoru Iizuka (Nagoya University)
  • Professor Taiichi Hayashi (Center for SouthEast Asia Stuies, Kyoto University)
    • Historical Transition of Wind Related Damages in Japan and South Asian countries
  • Mr. Kimio Takeya (Japan International Cooperation Agency)

Invited speakers:

  • Professor Yasunori Nakayama (Nihon University)
    • Various wind related disasters in the world observed by satellite
  • Dr. Karen A. Kosiba (Center for Severe Weather Research)
    • Observing Near-Surface Tornado Wind Structure
  • Dr. Charles A. Doswell III (Doswell Scientific Consulting)
    • On the global variability of environments favorable for tornadogenesis
  • Dr. Yasushi Watarai (Rissho University)
    • Relationship between long-term variation of jet stream and wind-induced disasters
  • Prof. Yoshio Tagami (Toyama University)
    • Changes of the storm damage of East Asia in historical times
  • Prof. Chao Ren (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    • Urban Climatic Application for Sustainable Environmental design
  • Dr. Masaki Nemoto (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention)
  • Dr. Xuani Zhou (Tongji University)
    • Simulation of snow load based on a multi-layer snowmelt model

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