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YAMAMOTO Hiroshi

YAMAMOTO Hiroshi
Researcher Name
YAMAMOTO Hiroshi
Div (Section) name/title
Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research(Ecotoxicity Research Section)/Head
Research Subject
Research on ecotoxicity of chemicals, mixtures, and ambient waters
Degree(s)
Ph.D.
Professional Qualification(s)
Chemistry,Civil Engineering,Biology
Environmental Speciality Field
micropollutants,ecotoxicity,environmental fate
Keyword(s)
bioassay,bioaccumulation,partitioning and persistence,risk assessment,toxicity reduction evaluation,toxicity identification evaluation,whole effluent toxicity
Brief Description of Research
I have been working on environmental fate and ecological risk of micropollutants. More recently, focus has been mainly on ecotoxicity of pharmaceuticals and personal care products and evaluation and control of mixtures, factory effluents and ambient waters using bioassay.
Career
Mar 1995, BS from Department of Sanitary Engineering, Kyoto University
Mar 1997, MS from Department of Global Environmental Engineering, Kyoto University
May 2002, Ph.D. from Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Jun 2002, NIES postdoctoral fellow, Endocrine disruptors and dioxin research project, NIES
Apr 2004, Instructor, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Tokushima Univeristy
Apr 2007, Associate Professor, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Tokushima Univeristy
Apr 2009, Associate Professor, Institute of Socio, Arts, and Sciences, Tokushima Univeristy
Apr 2016, Section Head, Ecotoxicity Research Section, Environmental Health and Risk Research Center, NIES
Membership of Academic Society
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry,Japan Society on Water Environment (JSWE),Japan Society for Environmental Chemistry,The Japanese Society of Environmental Toxicology,International Water Association,American Chemical Society
Research Subject
  • Fiscal Year: 2017
    • 23821 : Project to build a system evaluating ecological effect comprehensively and effectively
    • 23847 : Research program on health and environmental safety
    • 23860 : Risk Assessment Science Collaboration Office
    • 24067 : Upgrade of ecotoxicity testing and development of novel system to evaluate ecotoxicological effects of chemicals
    • 24101 : Case study on biological risk in aquatic environment using WET method
  • Fiscal Year: 2016
    • 23414 : Research program on health and environmental safety
    • 23418 : Project to build a system evaluating ecological effect comprehensively and effectively
    • 23516 : Comparison of acute and chrnonic toxicity of water samples collected in selected class A rivers in Japan and ecotoxicity of sediment samples
    • 23572 : Upgrade of ecotoxicity testing and development of novel system to evaluate ecotoxicological effects of chemicals
    • 23755 : Implementation of Risk assessment in CSCL and investigation on the advanced procedure in 2016FY
    • 23758 : Investigation on the water environmental quality standard for conservation of aquatic organisms in FY 2016
    • 23772 : Study on ecotoxicity QSAR methods (FY2016)
    • 23812 : Study on toxicity tests for difficult test chemicals (FY2016)
Research Result (Publication)
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  • Original Paper
Research Result (Presentation)
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  • Research Presentation
  • Research Lecture
  • Presenter : Furuhama A., Hayashi T., Yamamoto H., Tatarazako N.
    Name of Society : CMTPI-2017 9th International Symposium on Computational Methods in Toxicology and Pharmacology Integrating Internet Resources (2017)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts, 26
  • Research Lecture
    Water Quality Standards and Risk Assessment in Japan
    Presenter : Yamamoto H.
    Name of Society : The 13th Tripartite Presidents Meeting among CRAES, NIES, and NIER (TPM13) (2016)
    Name of Proceedings : Proceeding
  • Research Presentation
    Multivariable analysis of ecotoxicity and basic water quality parameters in two watershed areas in Japan: effects of concentration process
    Presenter : Yamamoto H., Mitsuyama M., Nishi-ie S., Enyama M., Shin-oka N., Tamura I., Tatarazako N.
    Name of Society : 7th SETAC World Congress/37th SETAC North America Annual Meeting (2016)
    Name of Proceedings : Abstracts
  • Water Quality Standards and Risk Assessment in Japan
    Presenter : Yamamoto H.
    Name of Society : The 13th Tripartite Presidents Meeting among CRAES, NIES, and NIER (TPM13) (2016)
    Name of Proceedings : Proceeding