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Name: Osamu Murao
Associate Professor
Department of Risk Engineering
Faculty of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba

Teaching for
/Urban Regional Planning, College of Policy and Planning Sciences
/Risk Engineering, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering

Sex: Male
The date of Birth: 20 June, 1965
The place of birth: Yokohama, Japan
Nationality: Japan

Address: 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki, 305-8573 Japan
Phone: +81-29-853-5370
Fax: +81-29-853-5370

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 Osamu Murao Biography as of October, 2006
  Educational Background
1981-1984: Komaba Toho Highschool
1985-1995: Department of architecture, Yokohama National University
 Summer of 1990, 1991, and 1992: studied under the summer session at Virginia Tech Alexandria Center for Architecture and Urban Design 
1994-1996: Adjunct Lecturer at Asano Vocational College of Architecture
1995-1996: Researcher at Laboratory of Urban Safety Planning
1996: Researcher at Advanced Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University
1996-2000: Research Associate at Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
2000-2005: Assistant Professor at Institute of Policy and Planning Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 Research Fellow at University of Tokyo
2001-2002: Adjunct Lecturer at College of Science and Technology, Nihon University
2001-2002: Adjunct Lecturer at Department of Real Estate Science, Meikai University
2005: Visiting Researcher at Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University
2005-: Associatet Professor at Faculty of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba
1995: Architect
1999: Doctor of Engineering
  Major Field
Urban Safety Planning and Disign
Public Space

Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ)
Institute of Social Safety Science (ISSS)
The City Planning Institute of Japan (CPIJ)
Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering (JAEE)
Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science (JSDS)
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute  (EERI)



1990: The First Prize of Urban Design Competition for Tsurumi, Yokohama City

    6 Bridge Stories

2002: Encouragement Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan 2002

    Comparison of Building Damage Evaluation by Local Governments after the 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu Earthquake, Journal of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Engineering, No. 515, 187-194, 1999.1<<PDF: 205KB>>