Student written Research Laboratory Guidebook 2022

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Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Earthquake Engineering Laboratory

Professor / Takaaki IKEDA

ProfessorTakaaki IKEDA

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  • Let's learn more about earthquakes
  • Acquire the ability to solve problems
  • Always challenging


Professor / Takaaki IKEDA
Our teacher is alumni of NUT and he started working at NUT from 2016.
He worked in a construction company after graduation, he has much practical work experience.
He teaches us clearly based on deep experience and practical knowledge.

Research Content

Japan is a country with many earthquakes.Therefore, it is important to take measures to reduce the damage when an earthquake occurs.In our laboratory, we analyze from the data obtained by actually going to the site. You can get useful knowledge after getting a job since our teacher has worked for general contractors before, so we can teach on-site knowledge that can only be understood on site. In addition, since field surveys are conducted not only in Japan but also overseas, you can have a broad perspective and gain a lot of experience.

Field survey in Yangon City,Myanmar

A Day in the Lab

The biggest event of our laboratory is technical tour as laboratory excursion.
Students will investigate areas where disasters have occurred in the past, discuss them, and decide where to visit. At the destination of the technical tour, we will learn what kind of disaster occurred in the field.
The lab atmosphere is good, so you can enjoy both pleasure and research and you can experience amazing time. Furthermore, because our lab perform collaborative research with overseas university, student has an opportunity to go to an overseas investigation.

Geological and geotechnical excursion in damaged area by pase natural disaster

Thesis Subjects

  • (M)Estimation of site amplification factor on Yangon City
  • (M)Related earthquake damage and terrain classification -Examination of Mid Niigata Prefecture Earthquake in Ojiya City-
  • (M)Investigation of seismic behavior of pyroclastic flow dround during in 2016 Kumamoto earthquake

The number of
PhD Graduates


Major employers of Graduates

  • Yamagata Kensetsu Co.,LTD
  • Tokyu Construction
  • Okumura Corporation
  • Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • Tokyo Fabric Industry
  • East Japan Railway Company
  • Takasaki City
  • Aomori City
Writer : Civil and Environmental Engineering SUZUKI Haruki
(National Institute of Technology, Kisarazu College)