Professor, Chuo University Research and Development Initiative
Area of Specialization: Coastal EngineeringToshinori Ishikawa was born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1973.
He graduated from the School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokai University in 1995, and completed the Master’s Program in the Graduate School of Marine Science and Technology of the same university in 1997. He holds a PhD in engineering, and a license as professional engineer (construction: rivers, sand control and coast/ocean).
He worked at Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd., Seashore Laboratory, Ltd., Nagisa Research Institute of the Public Works Research Center as Senior Researcher and Chuo University Faculty of Science and Engineering as part-time lecturer before assuming his current position in 2019.
He is currently assuming the positions of Director of Drowning Prevention, Rescue and Lifesaving Section at Japan Lifesaving Association, Rescue Commission Member at International Life Saving Federation, and Ocean Safety Promotion Advisor at Japan Coast Guard.
Area of specialization: Coastal engineering
His research themes include coastal maintenance, beach deformation, wave analysis, and rip current analysis. In recent years, he focuses on the development of technologies for risk management for coastal use, prevention of water accidents and rescue methods.