Prof. Kazuyuki Inubushi
FOREIGN FELLOW, ELECTED 2023
Born in Tokyo, Japan on 3 January, 1956. Educated at The University of Tokyo, 1975-84. B.Sc. 1979; M.Sc. 1981; D. Sc. (Agriculture) 1984; Graduate Research Fellow, IRRI, Philippines, 1981-83.
Professor (Soil and Fertilizer Sciences), Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan.
Assistant (Agri. Chemistry) 1984-87, Fac. Agriculture, The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan; British Council Fellow and Visiting Scientist 1986-87, Rothamsted Experimental Station, UK; Associate Professor 1987-93, Fac. Bioresource Science, Mie Univ., Japan; Associate Professor 1993-96, Fac. Horticulture, Chiba Univ., Japan; Professor (Soil Science) 1996-2007, Fac. Horticulture, Chiba Univ., Japan; Vice Dean of the Fac. Horticulture 2003-07, Chiba Univ., Japan; Deputy Vice President (International Affair) 2006-2007, Chiba Univ., Japan; Professor (Soil Science) 2007-21, Graduate School Horticulture, Chiba Univ., Japan; Professor Emeritus, 2021-date, Chiba Univ., Japan.
Board member of Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (JSSSPN), Editor-in-Chief of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Taylor & Francis) and President of JSSSPN 2017-2019; Regional Editor of Biology and Fertility of Soils (Springer); Editorial member of Microbes and Environments. Vice-chairperson 2002-2006; and chair of Soil Biology Commission of International Union of Soil Science (IUSS) 2010-2014, Division 2 Chair of IUSS 2014-2018, and Honorary member of IUSS 2020-lifetime. Associate member, Science Council of Japan 2018-date; Honorary Member of East and Southeast Asian Federation of Soil Science Societies (ESAFS) 2019-lifetime; Advisory Committee Member 2019-date, IRRI South Asia Regional Centre (ISARC), Varanasi, India.
Awards/Honours: Progress Award of Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 1987; Best Paper Award in International Soil Science Society 1994; Oze Award (award for environmental study in natural wetland ecosystem) 2004; Award of Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2005; Best poster awards, JSSSPN (2012 Matsue, 2013 Nagoya, 2018 Niigata); PAWEES (Paddy and Water Environment Journal) Sawada Prize for PWE paper 2015; 21th WCSS (World Congress of Soil Science) Dr. Alvaro Barcellos Fagundes Award, 2018 (Rio de Janreilo, Brazil); Pro Meritis Interfacultatis Award (2018 Debrecen, Hungary); East and Southeast Asian Federation of Soil Science Societies (ESAFS) Award (2019, Taipei; 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).
Fellow: Grand Fellow 2021-date, Chiba University, Japan
Research Areas: Soil Fertility and Fertilizer Usage for Sustainable Agricultural Development; Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry; Greenhouse Gas Analysis; Environmental-friendly Material Usage; Soil Ecosystem
Address: Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502 Japan; 3-2-13, Kohnan-dai, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-0942 Japan; [Tel: Off. +81-3-5477-2313; Cell: +81-90-7001-8593; Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org]