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Dr Taku Fujiyama
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Chadwick Buildling, University College London
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps?locationID=8
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 1561
Fax: +44 (0)20 7679 3042
Appointment
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Dept of Civil, Environ &Geomatic Eng
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
Biography

After completion of my Master, I was working at East Japan Railway Company as a civil engineer. I was fortunate to be involved in (and to manage a part of) the redevelopment of stations, such as Shinjyuku, Ikebukuro and Naoetsu. Some of the station infrastructure (including the new #0 platform of Shinjyuku) has my name in its records because I was the designer for it.

I started my PhD in 2002 at Centre for Transport Studies, UCL and continued my PhD research while I started working as a Research Assistant in 2004. As a Research Assistant, I was engaged in various pedestrian-related projects, including Designing Platform Humps for London Underground and Investigation into Train Dwell Time for Thameslink.

I became a lecture in 2009, and started my own group: Resilience Research Group  www.ucl.ac.uk/resilience-research.  

Qualifications

  • 2009: Doctor of Philosophy, University College London
  • 1997: Master of Science, Waseda University
  • 1995: Bachelor of Science, Waseda University
Research Summary

My recent research interest includes the resilience of infrastructure including transport systems.

I have projects in the following areas.

  • Design of Transport Environments and Behaviour of Users, especially vulnerable users. 
  • Resilience of National Infrastructure and User Responses 
  • Railway Infrastructure and Operation. Integration of user elements into operation systems.

For the details of the projects I manage/supervise, please visit www.ucl.ac.uk/resilience-research




Teaching Summary

Undergraduate
Module coordinator: Transport Studies
Module coordinator: Scenario 4 (CIVIL1009 Change Cluster) 

MSc in Transport
Module coordinator: Public Transport
Lectures on railway and public transport

MSc in Rail Integrated Design Management
Course coordinator

Appointments
2013 – 2014 Member of Graduate School Major Award Funding Committee Graduate School UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2011 Departmental Graduate Tutor Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering University College London , United Kingdom
OCT-2011 Co-Director Centre for Urban Sustainabilty and Resilience UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2009 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Transport Studies University College London
1997 MSc Master of Science – Transport Studies Waseda University
1995 BSc Bachelor of Science – Civil and Environmental Engineering Waseda University
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