07/29 MERCon conference was held online. Our paper "Global Climate Change Impacts on Wave Energy Potential Along the South Coast of Sri Lanka" was presented by Pravin Maduwantha LINK to program


07/25 Our paper "A climate-dependent sustainability index for wave energy resources in Northeast Asia" was accepted for publication in Energy  LINK

07/12 Our session "A-OS16E: Ocean renewable energy" was held online in JpGU-AGU 2020.

06/11 Our paper "Impacts of Global Climate Change on the Future Ocean Wave Power Potential: A Case Study from the Indian Ocean" was published in EnergiesLINK

06/09 I had a presentation for the Hakubi seminar on “Where are the suitable coastlines in Japan for energy extraction from the ocean waves?", The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University. LINK

06/07 Our paper "Modeling the combined impact of climate change and sea-level rise on general circulation and residence time in a semi-enclosed sea" was accepted for publication in Science of the Total EnvironmentLINK

05/28 Our paper "Change of nearshore extreme wind and wave climate in Southeast Africa" was published in Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment (SCACR19-SI)Link 

05/19 Our paper "A multi-criteria approach for selection of wave energy converter/location" was accepted for publication in EnergyLINK

04/01 The Proposed project for Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) was adopted by JSPS.

03/27 Our paper on "Evaluation of spatio-temporal variability of ocean power resource around Sri Lanka" was accepted for publication in Energy.

02/20 My "After story" was published on Kyoto University website.  https://www.oc.kyoto-u.ac.jp/exchange/kyoto-daad-reports/en/post_624/

AI Da's report

02/14 Joint lecture with Heidelberg Centres for the Environment at Heidelberg University will be organized by the Kyoto University European Center in Heidelberg and the Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto (HUOK). 

Title: "Coastal Areas: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development"

Speaker: Max Jungmann, Heidelberg Center for the Environment, Discussant: Bahareh Kamranzad, Kyoto University  LINK  NEWS

February 14, 2020 (18:15 -19:45)

Venue: Kyoto University, Yoshida International House (Yoshida South Campus), Room 2 (ground floor)

02/12 I was awarded by the Embassy of France in Japan for my exploratory project, which has been selected under the framework of the programme “Exploration France 2020”. 

02/05 Our paper "Spatio-temporal assessment of climate change impact on wave energy resources using various time dependent criteria" was accepted for publication in "Energies".

01/15 I had a presentation about “Climate Change and Ocean Wave Energy” at "International mobility program: Cultural Identities Shaping Environmental Regulation in Japan"  at Kyoto University.

01/13  Our research paper on "Investigations on ocean wave energy assessment in Sri Lanka" has been awarded the second best paper in National Sustainable Energy Symposium 2019 in Sri Lanka.

01/13 Associate researcher Wen Yi from Sichuan University visited our lab and she will stay for one week.

01/07 Call for abstracts has been started for JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020. We will organize the session A-OS16: "Ocean renewable energy: resource, impacts and technologies" LINK



12/06 Attended 4th Okinawa Marine Science Workshop, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST)

12/05 Invited speaker "Sustainability of wave energy resources in Northeast Asia" as invited speaker at Prof. Shintake's unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) LINK

12/04 Invited lecturer "Risk associated with sea-level rise and its impact on coast and shore protection", Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability (GSAIS), Kyoto University

12/02 Sessions were announced officially by JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020 LINK

11/28 Report on my public presentation at DWIH conference was published on Kyoto University website. JP  EN

10/25 The proposed session was accepted for JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2020.

10/24 Invited Speaker: Towards the SDGs with ocean renewable energies; Application of AI in reducing the uncertainties for a sustainable development

Invited panelist for the panel discussion: "AI game-changers for the Earth- challenges, risks &  future opportunities"  Twitter

Conference: AI for SDGs – How Can AI Help Solve Environmental Challenges? Japanese-German-French Conference

Organizer: German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Regional Office Tokyo

LINK to Program   Twitter   Live Streaming


10/23 Paper was published:

Title: A distributed wind downscaling technique for wave climate modeling under future scenarios
Journal: Ocean Modelling

10/10 Attended seminar sessions of Hakubi 10th batch introducing their research subjects

10/08 Had a meeting and discussion with Prof. Hiroshi Nagano, the former professor of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and the author of the book titled “Sekaiga Kisou Jisedai-rida no Yousei (Cultivation of the Next Generation-Leaders, Competing in the World)”

Venue: The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University

10/01 Attended the orientation for Hakubi 10th batch

09/19 Attended "KAKENHI September Seminar" organized by KURA, Kyoto University

09/09-11 Attended the Short Course/conference on Applied Coastal Research (SCACR 2019), "Change of nearshore extreme wind and wave climate in southeast Africa" Bari, Italy LINK

09/08 Abstract was accepted for National Energy Symposium 2019, Sri Lanka

Title: Investigations on ocean wave energy assessment for Sri Lanka.

09/01-05 Attended the 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, "Future change of wave energy projections in Western Indian Ocean; A regional assessment in southeast Africa", Naples, Italy LINK

09/03 Holding the first IIWER meeting, Naples, Italy

08/26 Press release about paper "Robustness and uncertainties in global multivariate wind-wave climate projections" was accepted for publication in "Nature Climate Change". LINK

07/02 Paper "Robustness and uncertainties in global multivariate wind-wave climate projections" was accepted for publication in "Nature Climate Change". LINK

06/21-22 Participated in K-CONNEX retreat camp and gave a talk. LINK


06/14 Paper "Future wind and wave climate projections in the Indian Ocean based on a super-high-resolution MRI-AGCM3.2S model projection" was accepted for publication in Climate Dynamics. LINK

05/26-30 Had a talk on "Future change of tropical cyclone-induced waves in the Indian Ocean; An analysis based on super-high-resolution MRI-AGCM3.2 climate model" at JpGU 2019, Chiba, Japan  LINK

05/11 Participated in round-table discussion with the President of Kyoto University FACEBOOK   KYOTO U WEBSITE    KURA WEBSITE     FINAL REPORT

04/16 Moved to Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability (GSAIS), Kyoto University

03/19 Lecture "Future change of wave energy resources due to climate change and sustainability assessment". Delft University of Technology LINK


03/15 Annual Report Meeting, "Sustainability of wave energy resources and climate change impacts". The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University LINK


02/19 Seminar "On the use of marine renewable energies for mitigating global warming and providing coastal protection ". The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University LINK


01/25 Paper entitled "A Weibull distribution based technique for downscaling of climatic wind field" was published in Asia-Pacific Journal of atmospheric science More details 




11/17-19 I visited Sichuan University and gave a lecture on

Presentation title: "Projection of wave climate and wave energy due to global warming".

Venue: Sichuan University, Chengdu, China


11/14-15 I participated in organizing Hakubi Autumn camp

Venue: Kansai seminar house, Kyoto, Japan


11/26-29 I participated in a workshop on Marine Renewable Energy with representatives of the University of Moratuwa (Srilanka,), University of Peradenya (Srilanka), Swansea University (UK) and Queen's university Belfast (UK) and coastal conservation and management company to discuss the future development of marine renewable energies in Srilanka.

Presentation title: Future projection of wave resources in the Indian Ocean and new criteria on locating wave farms for sustainable development

SriLanka marine renewable energy Association

Venue: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, SriLanka Twitter


11/14-16 65th Japan Coastal Engineering Conference was held in Tottori. My presentation title: Regional Wave Climate Projection Based on Super-High-Resolution MRI-AGCM3.2S, Indian Ocean  Twitter


11/12 Dr. Marissa Yates (Laboratoire d'Hydraulique Saint-Venant, France) and Dr. Masayuki Banno (PARI, Japan) visited Coastal Eng Lab and presented their research.  Twitter


10/11 The proposals seminar and the welcome party was held at the Hakubi Center for Advanced Research

10/09 Climate session of the Kyoto-Hamburg symposium was held in Kyoto University Twitter

10/05 Seminar was held by Dr. Sangyoung Son and Dr. Jung-A Yang (Korea University) at Coastal Eng Lab

Title: Practical technologies for coastal erosion control and countermeasures Twitter



10/01 I officially started a highly competitive new position as a faculty member of Kyoto University (Assistant Professor) at the Hakubi Center for Advanced Research based in Coastal Engineering Lab, DPRI, Kyoto University LINK

09/18 Seminar was held by Prof. Harshinie Karunarathna (Swansea University) at Coastal Eng Lab

Title: Coastal vegetation as a means of sea defense Twitter

09/14 attending Swansea_Kansai ANN Workshop entitled: Artificial Neural Network applications for coastal morphodynamics and hazard forecasting 

Venue: Kandai Me RISE, Osaka Twitter

09/14 Paper entitled "Persian Gulf zone classification based on the wind and wave climate variability" was accepted for publication in Ocean Engineering 

09/5 Seminar was held by Dr. Mark Hemer (CSIRO, Australia) at Coastal Eng Lab

Title: Addressing integrative challenges for coastal projections – sea-level, waves and coastal extremes Twitter

08/28-30 Coasts survey in Hokkaido. We visited 23 beaches in Hokkaido from Kushiro to Sapporo Twitter

08/07 I will start my new career as a full-time faculty member (Assistant Professor) at Kyoto University at the Hakubi Center for Advanced Research.

05/19-22 Participating and presenting at Grand renewable energy 2018

Presentation title: Future projection of wave energy in Indian Ocean based on high resolution MRI-AGCM3.2S projection
Venue: Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan  LINK

05/21-23 Participating and presenting at COWCLIP meeting

Presentation title: Wave climate projection in Indian Ocean based on super-high-resolution MRI-AGCM3.2S wind field
Venue: UNESCO headquarters, Paris, France  LINK

04/02 Paper was accepted for oral presentation at Grand renewable energy 2018, which will be held 17-22 June in Yokohama, Japan

Presentation title: Future projection of wave energy in Indian Ocean based on high resolution MRI-AGCM3.2S projection

02/20 Presentation at DPRI annual meeting  PROGRAM
Presentation title: Wave Climate Assessment in the Indian Ocean
Venue: DPRI, Uji Campus, Kyoto University



12/12 Meeting with Prof. Harshinie Karunarathna Swansea University

Venue: Coastal Engineering Lab, DPRI, Uji Campus, Kyoto University

12/01 Awarded the talented young scientist travel grant to participate Young Scholar Forum at Sichuan University

10/26 Presentation at Annual Coastal Engineering Conference
Presentation title: Performances of Long-Term Wave Hindcasts in the Northern Indian Ocean
Venue: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

10/23 Participation in Kyoto University Dinner party for foreign researchers
Venue: Yoshida Campus, Kyoto University

10/23 Presentation at Akashi-Kita Senior High School 

Supporter: Science Dialogue Program, JSPS
Presentation title: Coastal engineering and impact of climate change on ocean wave energy
Collaborator: Takuya Miyashita
Venue: Akashi, Hyogo, Japan 

09/20 Participation in “Japan-Taiwan-Korea Joint Workshop of the Climate Change Adaptation and the Coastal Engineering” 
Venue: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

09/16 Attending COWCLIP meeting
Venue: The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Liverpool, UK

09/11 Participation in the "1st International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards"

Paper title: Spatio-temporal wave climate using nested numerical wave modeling in the northern Indian Ocean
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Liverpool, UK

06/07 Giving a lecture at Kansai University

Presentation title: Coast protection and shore protection

Venue: Coastal Engineering Laboratory, Kansai University

05/31 Giving a lecture at Kyoto University for undergraduate students

Presentation title: Coast and shore protection

Venue: Yoshida campus, Kyoto University

05/29 Giving a lecture at Kyoto University for postgraduate students

Presentation title: Coast protection and shore protection

Venue: Katsura campus, Kyoto University

05/01-02 Climbed Mt. Misen in Nara prefecture (H:1895 m) with Coastal Engineering Lab members


04/29 Attended department welcome celebration

Venue: Cafe Restaurant Kihada, Uji campus

04/19 Presentation at Ocean University of China

Invited by: Prof. Sheng Dong

Presentation title: Wave climate and wave energy assessment in Iranian seas

Venue: Department of Ocean Engineering, College of Engineering, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China

04/17-20 Attended 10th Westpac International Scientific Conference

Venue: Qingdao, China

03/23 Attended meeting  with the ocean observation researchers in KIOST (Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology)

Venue: Coastal Engineering Lab, DPRI, Kyoto University

03/03 Attended the last lecture by Prof. Hajime Mase

Venue: Yoshida campus, Kyoto University

02/27-2017/03/01 Attended JSPS orientation for postdoctoral fellows

Venue: Hotel Monterey Hanzomon, Tokyo




12/17 Attended annual seminar meeting

Venue: Kansai University, Osaka

12/01 Presentation about my past research activities

Venue: Coastal Engineering Lab, DPRI, Kyoto University




































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