Social Environmental Systems Research Center
Professor Tsuyoshi Fujita is a Director of Social Environmental Systems Research Center, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), Japan. He is also an alliance professor of Nagoya University as well as a visiting professor of United Nations University in Japan. His research fields are eco industrial development, low carbon city, urban environment simulation system, circular economy planning and spatial LCA, where he has published around seventy journal papers. He is engaged in several national research projects to develop integrative urban technology and policy simulation system for Japanese and Asian cities and regions. He is a member of the National Council of Low Carbon City Promotion of Japan. He is also engaged in academic positions such as a counselor of the International Society of Industrial Ecology, Chair of Editorial Board, Journal of Environmental Systems Research, Japan Society of Civil Engineering. He received a doctor of engineering degree from the University of Tokyo in 1997 as well as a MCP (Master of City Planning) degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991. He was formerly an Associate Professor in Osaka University after working in the construction company as an urban planner for ten years.