The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research


The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research


中村 晋一郎/Shinichiro Nakamura


Shinichiro Nakamura

Last updated : May 29, 2024

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University

Areas of Expertise
  • Land and infrastructure design
  • water resources manegement
  • hydrology

Dr. Shinichiro Nakamura is an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan. His specialties are hydrology, water resources management, and land-infrastructure design. He has conducted research on (1) sustainable basin management in urban areas, (2) evaluation of climate change impacts and adaptations in developing countries, and (3) analysis of socio-hydrological processes in the Asian monsoon region. He has been involved in a number of water-related research projects in Asian countries and civic participatory projects for urban river restoration. He received his PhD in engineering from the University of Tokyo in 2014.

Research Program
Future Vision for Sustainable Water Management
Future Vision for Sustainable Water Management(-2024)

Select Publications

Shinichiro Nakamura (2015): Damage from and Resilience against the 2011 Thai Flood. Yoshitsugu Hayashi, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Shinji Sato, Kenichi Tsukahara, eds., Disaster Resilient Cities-Concepts and Practical Examples, Butterworth-Heinemann, pp.31-39, ISBN :9780128098622.

Nakamura, S., Iida, A., Nakatani, J., Shimizu, T., Ono, Y., Watanabe, S., Noda, K., and Kitalong C., (2021): Global land use of diets in a small island community: A case of Palau in the Pacific, Environmental Research Letters, 16, 065016.
Dela Cruz, M.A., Nakamura, S., Hanasaki, N., and Boulange, J. (2021): Integrated Evaluation of Changing Water Resources in an Active Ecotourism Area: The Case of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines. Sustainability, 13, 4826.
Kiguchi, M., Kumiko Takata, K., Hanasaki, N., Archevarahuprok, B., Champathong, A., Ikoma, E., Jaikaeo, C., Kaewrueng, S., Kanae, S., Kazama, S., Kuraji, K., Matsumoto, K., Nakamura S., Nguyen-Le, D., Noda, K., Piamsa-nga, N., Raksapatcharawong, M., Rangsiwanichpong, P., Ritphring, S., Shirakawa, H., Somphong, S., Srisutham, M., Suanburi, D., Suanpaga, W., Tebakari, T., Trisurat, Y., Udo, K., Wongsa, S., Yamada, T., Yoshida, K., Kiatiwat T., and Oki T. (2020): A review of climate change impact and adaptation studies for the water sector in Thailand, Environmental Research Letters, 16, 023004.
Wongsa S., Vichiensan V., Piamsa-nga N., Nakamura S. (2019) Urban Flooding and Adaptation to Climate Change in Sukhumvit Area, Bangkok, Thailand. In: Mannina G. (eds) New Trends in Urban Drainage Modelling. UDM 2018. Green Energy and Technology. Springer, Cham.
Nakamura, S. and Oki, T. (2018): Paradigm Shifts on Flood Risk Management in Japan: Detecting Triggers of Design Flood Revisions in the Modern Era. Water Resources Research, Volume 54, Issue 8, 5504-5515, doi:10.1029/2017WR022509.

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