Member

Principal Investigator


Project Leader, Sub-theme leaders for 2-2 and 3-3
SATO Shinjiro
Professor, Fac. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Soil Science, Plant Nutrition, Waste Management Engineering
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Firew Tegegne
President of Bahir Dar University
 

Project Manager and PI
Solomon Addisu
Associate Professor, Dr., Dept. Nat. Resour. Management, Coll. Agric. Envi. Sci., Bahir Dar Univ. (BDU)
Environmental Sciences, climate change and agriculture
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Project team

Theme 1: Building a water hyacinth management model


Leader of theme 1
ISHIKAWA Kanako
Senior researcher, Lake Biwa Environmental Research Institute
Lake ecosystem management, Biodiversity
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Vice-Leader of Theme One
Jiao Chunmeng
Director of Lake Biwa Environmental Research Division, Lake Biwa Environmental Research Institute
Physical Limnology


Ayalew Wondie
Director, LTaOWPDA


Zelalem Liyew
Vice Director, LTaOWPDA


SAKAI Yoichiro
Researcher, Lake Biwa Environmental Research Institute
Limnology, Ecology


Cai  Ji
Researcher, Lake Biwa Environmental Research Institute
Aquatic Ecology
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Project Manager and PI
Solomon Addisu
Associate Professor, Dr., Dept. Nat. Resour. Management, Coll. Agric. Envi. Sci., BDU
Environmental Sciences, climate change and agriculture
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Mulatie Getahun
Asst. Prof., BDU

Sub-theme leader for 1-1
IMAMURA Hiroki
Professor, Fac. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence
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Victor S. Kuwahara
Professor, Faculty Education & Grad. School Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Marine Bio-optical Observations, Remote Sensing, Aquatic Ecology
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Getachew Bayable
Lecturer, Dept. Nat. Resour. Management, Coll. Agric. Envi. Sci., BDU
Water Hyacinth Biomass Modelling


Fentanesh Anemut
Lecturer, Dept. Nat. Resour. Management, Coll. Agric. Food Climate Sci., Injibara Univ. (IU)
Establishment of water hyacinth management model

Research Assistant
Diego Alberto Herrera Ollachica
Ph.D. candidate, Grad. Sch. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Aerial vehicles, Deep Learning, Robot Operating System (ROS)


Yonas Derebe
Lecturer, Dept. Forestry Climate Sci., Coll. Agric. Food Climate Sci., IU
Establishment of water hyacinth management model
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Esubalew Tesfaye
MSc student, Dept. Nat. Resour. Management, Coll. Agric. Envi. Sci., BDU
Mapping the Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) In Lake Tana, and Its Surrounding Ethiopia.

Theme 2: Development of nutrient and energy recovery technology


Project manager, Leader of Theme 2
AKIZUKI Shinichi
Project Lecturer, Inst. Plankton Eco-eng., Soka Univ.
Wastewater Treatment Engineering, Ecological Engineering, Bioresource Recycling Engineering,
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Project Leader, Sub-theme leaders for 2-2 and 3-3
SATO Shinjiro
Professor, Fac. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Soil Science, Plant Nutrition, Waste Management Engineering
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Leader of theme 2
Nigus Gabbiye
Associate Professor, Dr., Dept. Chem. Eng., Bahir Dar Inst. Technol., BDU
Development of nutrient and energy recovery techniques from water hyacinth
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Hailemariam Zewudu
Lecturer, Dept. Chem. Eng., Bahir Dar Inst. Technol., BDU
Biomass Energy, Biogas Production and Nutrient Recovery from Water Hyacinth


TODA Tatsuki
Dean, Professor, Fac. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Restration Ecology, Aquatic Ecology, Applied Fisheries Science, Plankton Engineering, Waste Water Treatment Engineering, Sustainable Resource Technology
Laboratory HP
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Research Assistant
Milkiyas Ahmed Yasin
Ph.D. candidate, Grad. Sch. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Waste management, Soil fertility


Mulugeta Tamer
Research Directorate Director, Dept. Forestry Climate Sci., Coll. Agric. Food Climate Sci., IU
Effects of Acacia Decurrens Biochar on Soil properties and crop yield and yield Components in Awi Zone, Ethiopia
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Bulti Kumera
Research & Community Service Coordinator, Dept. Biol., Coll. Nat. Computational Sci., IU
Environmental microbiology, Edible Mushroom cultivation, Antimicrobial resistance, Biogas production

Research Assistant
Pranshu Bhatia
Ph.D. candidate, Grad. Sch. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Waste management techniques, Anaerobic digestion, Aquatic weeds, Lignocellulosic biomass
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Research Assistant
Mfor Ebot Agbor-ambang
Ph.D. candidate, Grad. Sch. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Two-way flow Chinese dome digester (TWF-CDD), Mixing frequency, Scum formation


Ewunetu Tazebew
Lecturer/PhD candidate, Dept. Nat. Resour. Management, Coll. Agric. Food Climate Sci., IU
Exploring biochar use practice by farmers and biochar based indigenous fertilizer development in Awi Zone, Amhara Regional state, Ethiopia

Theme 3: Development of valuable production system


Leader of Theme 3
BAN Shuhei
Professor, Sch. Env. Sci., Univ. Shiga Pref.
Aquatic Ecology, Plankton Ecology
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Sub-theme leader for 3-2
HATA Naoki
Lecturer, Sch. Env. Sci., Univ. Shiga Pref.
Horticulture, Agricultural environmental and information engineering
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Leader of Theme 3
Minwyelet Mingist
School Director, Dr., Dept. Fisheries Aquatic Sci., School of Fisheries and Wildlife, BDU
Fisheries Ecology, Fisheries Management, Aquatic Ecology, Fish Physiology, Fish Migration
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Alemu Abatew
Assistant professor, Dr., Dept. Plant Sci., Coll. Agric. Envi. Sci., BDU
Vegetable production using ADE in hydroponic farming


Xin Liu
Specially Appointed Researcher, Sch. Env. Sci., Univ. Shiga Pref.
Limnology, Planktology, Ecology
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Advisor
FURUYA Ken
Professor and Director, Grad. Sch. Sci. Eng., Inst. Plankton Eco-eng., Soka Univ.
Aquatic Biology and Environmental Science
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Hirut Assaye
Asst. Prof., BDU


Berhanu Belay
Prof., IU


Sub-theme leader for 3-1
KISHI Masatoshi
Assistant Lecturer, Inst. Plankton Eco-eng., Soka Univ.
Applied Phycology, Plankton Eco-engineering, Wastewater Treatment Engineering
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Project Leader, Sub-theme leaders for 2-2 and 3-3
SATO Shinjiro
Professor, Fac. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Soil Science, Plant Nutrition, Waste Management Engineering
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Team leader for bio char part (Theme 2&3)
Desalew Fentie
College Dean, Dept. Plant Sci., Coll. Agric. Food Climate Sci., IU
Optimization of Soil Conditions for the Sustainable, Enhancement of Crop production through Water Hyacinth



Ayirkm Adugna
Lecturer, Dept. Biol., Coll. Nat. Computational Sci., IU
Isolation and Mass Cultivation of Spirulina (Arthrospira fusiformis) from lab-scale to the pilot outdoor pond in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

TODA Tatsuki
Dean, Professor, Fac. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Restration Ecology, Aquatic Ecology, Applied Fisheries Science, Plankton Engineering, Waste Water Treatment Engineering, Sustainable Resource Technology
Laboratory HP
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OHTAKE Masahiro
Assistant Lecturer, Fac. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Restoration ecology, Marine ecology
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Ewunetu Tazebew
Lecturer/PhD candidate, Dept. Nat. Resour. Management, Coll. Agric. Food Climate Sci., IU
Exploring biochar use practice by farmers and biochar based indigenous fertilizer development in Awi Zone, Amhara Regional state, Ethiopia

Bulti Kumera
Research & Community Service Coordinator, Dept. Biol., Coll. Nat. Computational Sci., IU
Environmental microbiology, Edible Mushroom cultivation, Antimicrobial resistance, Biogas production

Fekremariam Asargew Mihretie
Postdoctoral Fellow, Fac. Sci. Eng., Soka Univ.
Organic Soil Amendment, Crop Production and Soil Erosion

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Research Assistant
Huanan Gao
Ph.D. candidate, Grad. Sch. Env. Sci., Univ. Shiga Pref.
Zooplankton, Environmental stress, Physiological metabolism


Ashenafei Gezahegn
Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. Nat. Resour. Management, Coll. Agric. Envi. Sci., BDU
Utilization of Water Hyacinth Biomass for Biochar and Compost Production as Soil Amendment and Agronomic Use


Solomon Girmay
Ph.D. candidate., BDU


Research Assistant
Taiabur Rahman Tuhin
Ph.D. candidate, Grad. Sch. Env. Sci., Univ. Shiga Pref.
Aquatic/ Plankton Ecology

Research Assistant
Most Fahima Ahmed Anny
Ph.D. candidate, Grad. Sch. Env. Sci., Univ. Shiga Pref.
Anaerobic Digestion Effluent (ADE), Arthrospira fusiformis (Spirulina), Water hyacinth


Abayneh Wotalo
M.Sc. Student., BDU


Mankul Beshi
M.Sc. Student., BDU

Theme 4: Business model proposal and social implementation


Leader of theme 4
TAKAGI Isao
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Economics, Soka Univ.
Economic Development, Human Well-Being, Economic Ethics & Buddhism
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Sub-theme leader for 4-1
SHIMURA Hirohisa
Professor, Dept. Business Administration, Soka Univ.
Health Economics, Finance, Data analysis, Data envelopment Analysis

Leader of Theme 4
Meselu Alamnie
Assistant Professor, Dr., Dept. Management, Coll. Business Econ., BDU
Management Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Change management and Leadership, Public sector Reforms


Atalel Wubalem
Construction of business model and social implementation of water hyacinth treatment/utilization process
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SASAKI Satoshi
Soka University

CHIKASADA Mitsuko
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Soka Univ.
Agricultural Economics, Demography
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Birhane Anagaw
Assistant Professor, Dept. Rural Dev. Agric. Extension, Coll. Agric. Envi. Sci., BDU
Business model and social implementation

Fentahun Tesafa
Assistant Professor, Dept. Agric. Econ., Coll. Agric. Envi. Sci., BDU
Construction of business model and social implementation of water hyacinth treatment/utilization process.
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Lingerew Atinkut
College Dean, Dept. Marketing Management, IU
Service quality, Customer satisfaction, Entrepreneurship

Aemro Worku
Lecturer, Dept. Marketing Management, IU
Agricultural marketing, Market chain analysis
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Kassu Hailu
Lecturer/Planning Director, Dept. Econ., Coll. Business Econ., IU
Commercial values of micro-algae based products in the domestic market

Adino Andarge
Lecturer, IU

Logistics


Coordinator
HIRATA Yoshiyuki

Soka University
GOTO Midori
The University of Shiga Prifecture
DOI Emi
Lake Biwa Environmental Research Institute
OZAWA Mariko