Dr. Setsuya Nakada
Professor of E.R.I., U of Tokyo,
Geology and Petrology of Volcanoes
VOLCANOLOGY (Earth and Planetary Physics, and Geology) at Graduate
School of Science, U. of Tokyo
Born in Toyama Prefecture (Japan), December 1952.
- Graduated at Fac. of Sci., Kanazawa University in 1975
- Finished the graduate school of science, Kanazawa University
- Doctor of Science (Kyushu University) in 1982 - Petrology of
the Osuzuyama Acid Rocks (published in Journal of Petrology, 1983)
- Apr. 1979-Dec. 1994 Research Associate of Faculty of Science,
- Jan. 1995- Mar. 1999 Associate Professor of Earthquake Research
Institute, University of Tokyo
- Apr. 1999-present Professor
- 2004-2008 Vice president of Volcanological Society
- 2006- Associate Editor of Bulletin of Volcanology
- Nov. 2007 Chairman
of Organizing Committee of Cities
on Volcanoes 5 Conference in Shimabara, Japan
- 2007-2011 President
of IAVCEI (International Association
of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior)
Researches outside Japan:
- Oct. 1982 - Oct. 1983 Petrological research on volcanic
rocks of the central Andes (published in American Mineralogist, 1991).
University of Mayor de San Andres (La Paz), Bolivia - as expert of JICA.
- Jun. 1990 - Mar. 1991 Petrological research on pre-Mazama
volcanic rocks in Crater Lake (Oregon) (published in Journal of Petrology,
1994). Visiting scientist of US Geological Survey, Menlo Park, worked
with Charlie Bacon.
- 2003- Geological Study of Anatahan volcano, Northern Mariana Islands
with EMO, Saipan (published in Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research)
- 2005- Geological aspect of excavation of the Roman ruin at Vesuvio
(Italy), poject of U. Tokyo.
- 2007- Petrological Study of Galeras volcano, Colombia with INGEOMINAS
Background photo is petal structure seen on the Unzen dome (May 2003).