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last modified:2019/08/02

Professor SAITOH Takehisa

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Geosciences and civil Engineering,Institute of Science and Engineering

College and School Educational Field

Division of Environmental Design, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
Course in Civil Engineering and Disaster Prevention, School of Geosciences and Civil Engineering, College of Science and Engineering


Coastal Engineering Laboratory TEL:076-264-6361 FAX:076-264-4644

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Kanazawa University Master 199203 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Kanazawa University 1990
Dr. Eng.


Kanazawa University Faculty of Engineering Research Associate(1992/04/01-2000/12/31)
Kanazawa University Faculty of Engineering Assistant Professor(2001/01/01-2002/07/31)
Kanazawa University Faculty of Engineering Associate Professor(2002/08/01-2004/03/31)
Kanazawa University Graduate School of Natural Science Associate Professor(2004/04/01-2008/03/31)
Kanazawa University College of Science and Engineering Asociate Professor(2008/04/01-2011/11/30)
University of Delaware Center for Applied Coastal Research Visiting Scientist(2010/03/01-2011/02/28)
Kanazawa University Cillege of Scinece and Engineering Professor(2011/12/01-)

Year & Month of Birth


Academic Society


○Best Teacher Award(1999/04/13)
○Japan Society of Civil Engineers Chubu Branch Award(2001/04/17)
○Japan Society of Civil Engineers Chubu Branch Award(2001/04/17)
○Japanese Society forEngineering Education Award for publication(2006/07/28)


Coastal Engineering、Marine Engineering、Hydraulic engineering

Speciality Keywords

Research Themes

Disaster Occurrence Prediction for Coastal Structures around Sea of Japan

Investigation on Wave Energy Utilization

Prediction of Long Swell around Sea of Japan

Utilaization of Multi-Copter for Certifying Beach Use



  •  Mitigation effects of onshore perforated barriers on inundation and forces induced by tsunami and tsunami-driven objects Shinya Umeda, Takehisa Saitoh and Hiroko Furumichi Ocean Engineering 152 89–99 2018/03
  •  Wave Transformation and Cross-Shore Sediment Transport on Sloping Beach in Front of Vertical Wall T. Saitoh and N. Kobayashi JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH 28 2 354-359 2012/03
  •  Effects of incident wave angle on resonant fluid motions in joint gaps of caisson-type breakwater H. Hosonuma, T. Saitoh,H. Ishida Proc. 5th Int. Conf. Asian Pacific Coasts 177-183 2009/10
  •  Theoretical analysis on wave and structure interaction around composite-type coastal structure - A case study of a seawall and detached breakwaters -  M. Ichikawa, T. Saitoh, G.P. Miao Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Hydrodynamics 482-488 2010/10
  •  Resonant fluid motions in joint gap of caisson-type breakwater under random wave attack  T. Saitoh, H. Hosonuma, H. Ishida Proc. 9th Int. Conf. Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2 446-456 2009/09

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  •  Resonance of Fluid in narrow joint Gaps of Caisson-Type Seawall  T. Saitoh, G.P. Miao and H. Ishida Proc. 30th Int.Conf.Coastal Engineering,ASCE 2006/09
  •  Resonance of Fluid in narrow joint Gaps of Caisson-Type Breakwater T. Saitoh, H.Hosonuma, G.P. Miao and H. Ishida Proc. 31th Int.Conf.Coastal Engineering,ASCE 2008/09
  •  Effects of Zero-Overtopping data in Artificail nural network predictions Proc. 5th Int. Conf. Coastal Structures 1542-1551 2007/07
  •  Resonat Fluid motion in Joint gap of Caisson Seawall under Random Wave Attack T. Saitoh, G.P. Miao, H. Ishida Proc. 5th Int. Conf. Coastal Structures 3632-3644 2007/07
  •  Fluid Resonance in Narrow Gaps of Very Large Floating Structure Composed of Rectangular Modules Proc. 4rd Asian Pacific Coast Conference 815-826 2007/09
  •  Theoretical analysis on appearance condition of fluid resonance in a narrow gap between modules of very large floating structure  T. Saitoh, G.P. Miao, H. Ishida Proc. 3rd Asia-Pacific Workshop On Marine Hydrodynamics 805-817 2006/09
  •  Estimation of irregular wave pressures by using data recording of water surface elevation 53 781-785 2006/10
  •  Fluid Resonance in the Narrow Gaps of Caisson-type Seawalls  T. Saitoh, O. Kunita, G.P. Miao, H. Ishida Proc. 5th Int. Conf. Asian Pacific Coasts 805-817 2005/09
  •  Frequency Response Curves on Water Surface Elevations in Narrow gaps at Joint 52 796-800 2005/10
  •  Laboratory Experiments for Mass Transport Velocities and Turbulence Flows due to New Type Wave Front Breaker over Artificial Reef  T. Saitoh, H. Ishida Proc. 5th Int. Conf. Coastal Structures 814-823 2003/08
  •  Experimental study on resonant phenomena in a narrow open channel under waves Proc. of the 12th Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf 622-627 2002/05
  •  A note on the Narrow Open Channel Resonance in Wave 14 1 29-37 2002/03
  •  Resonance in a Narrow Gap due to nearby Rectangular Cylinders under Waves Proc. of the 1st Asian Pacific Coastal Engineering Conference 613-623 2001/10
  •  Water Wave Interaction of Twin Large Scale Caissons with Small Gap between Coastal Engineering Journal 43 1 39-58 2001/03
  •  Hydrodynamic Loads on Oil Storage Tanks with Interior Semi-Porous Barriers under Earthquakes Journal of Hydrodynamics 13 1 1-7 2001/03
  •  Kinematics and Transformation of New Type Wave Front Breaker over Submerged Breakwater Proc. of the 4th Int.Symposium on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis 1032-1041 2001/09
  •  Influence of gaps between multiple floating bodies on wave forces CHINA OCEAN ENGINEERING 14 4 407-422 2000/12
  •  Vortex Formation behind a Vertical Slender Plate and Wave Force Proc. of the 27th Int.Conference Coastal Engineering 16 1773-1786 2000/07
  •  The NAKHODKA Oil Spill in the Sea of JAPAN and Future Preventative Measures Journal of Natural Disaster Science 20 1 41-47 1998/12
  •  Wave Force Equation by Using Singulality-Distribution Method H. Ishida, T. Saitoh, C. Yatomi Proc. of the 4th Int. Offshore and Polar Eng. Conf., 263-268 1994/05
  •  NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF TSUNAMI RUN-UP AROUND COASTAL STRUCTURES BASED ON FINITE VOLUME METHOD AND QUADTREE GRIDS Takuya UENO, Masatoshi YUHI, Masazumi AMAKATA, Shinya UMEDA, Takehisa SAITOH Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Se rise B2 (Coastal Engineering) 72 I_25-I_30 2016/10/01

Conference Presentations

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

○Prediction on damege of Coastal Structures and Prevention of damage.
○Ocean Wave Energy Utilization
○Prediction of Swell Waves along Japan Sea coast

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Classes (Bachelors)

○Introduction to Region-studies(2017)
○Fundamental Hydraulics and Exercise(2017)
○Fundamentals of Environmental Design(2017)
○Pipe Flow Hydraulics and Exercise(2017)
○Experiment in Environment and Disaster Prevention Engineering(2017)
○Practice of Environmental Design(2017)
○Introduction to Engineering(2017)
○Coastal Engineering(2017)
○Graduation thesis Or Design(2017)
○Coastal Engineering(2016)
○Graduation thesis Or Design(2016)
○Fundamentals of Environmental Design(2016)
○Pipe Flow Hydraulics and Exercise(2016)
○Fundamental Hydraulics and Exercise(2016)
○Graduation thesis Or Design(2016)
○Experiment in Environment and Disaster Prevention Engineering(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Theme Project(2017)
○Coastal Structures and Ocean Design(2017)
○Coastal Structures and Ocean Design(2017)
○Coastal Structures and Ocean Design(2017)
○Coastal Structures and Ocean Design(2017)
○Theme Project(2017)
○Applied Fluid Mechanics(2017)
○Exercise on Regional and Global Environment(2017)
○Theme Project(2016)
○Theme Project(2016)
○Coastal Structures and Ocean Design(2016)
○Applied Fluid Mechanics(2016)
○Exercise on Regional and Global Environment(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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