Professor Yuji Murayama

Spatial Information Science, University of Tsukuba, Japan

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Professor Yuji Murayama

Yuji Murayama is Professor of spatial information science, University of Tsukuba, Japan. He is a Member of Science Council of Japan, Director-in-Chief, Association of Japanese Geographers, and Director of Tokyo Geographical Society, Japan. His research interests are geographical information science, spatial analysis, and urban/transport geography. He served as President of GIS Association (2006–2008), Editor-in-Chief of Theory and Applications of GIS (2004–2006), Editor-in-Chief of Geographical Review of Japan, Ser.B (2006–2008), and Steering Committee Member of IGU Urban Commission (2000–2008).

Professor Dr. Murayama is now Editor-in-Chief of Tsukuba Geoenvironmental Sciences (2013–Present), Editor of Urban Studies Research (2010–Present), Editorial Manager of AJG Library: International Perspectives in Geography (2013–Present), Associate Editor of Euro-Mediterranean Journal of Environmental Integration (2015-present), and Steering Committee Member of IGU Transport Geography Commission (2008–2016). He is also in the editorial boards of international academic journals including GeoJournal (2000–Present), Urban Geography (2002–2012), Journal of Transport Geography (2004–2016), Positioning (2012–Present), Transactions in GIS (2013–2017), Progress in Earth and Planetary Science (2013–Present), Open Journal of Remote Sensing and Positioning (2013–Present), Geoinformatics & Geostatistics: An Overview (2015–Present), and Computers, Environment and Urban Systems (2015–Present).

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Research Interests

  • GIS and Spatial Analysis
  • Transportation Geography
  • Urban Geography

Biography

Personal Information

Personal Information

Name: Yuji MURAYAMA

Citizenship: Japanese

Address: Division of Spatial Information Science
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba, 305-8572, Japan.

Email: mura@geoenv.tsukuba.ac.jp

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Degrees

Degrees

1987, D.Sc., Geography
1979, M.A., Area Studies
1977, B.Sc., Geography

Research Interests

Research Interests/Specialty

GIS, Spatial Analysis, Urban / Transport Geography

Professional Positions

Professional Positions

2004-present: Professor, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Univ. of Tsukuba
2001-2004: Professor, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba
1999-2001: Associate Professor, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba
1988-1999: Assistant Professor, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba
1987-1988: Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Mie University
1985-1987: Lecturer, Department of Geography, Mie University
1983-1985: Research Associate, Division of Human Geography, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba

Professional Affiliations Activities

Professional Affiliations Activities

2016-present: Director-in-Chief, The Association of Japanese Geographers 2011-present: Member, Science Council of Japan
2012-2016: Steering Committee Member, IGU Commission on Transport and Geography
2012-present: Director, Tokyo Geographical Society
2012-2014: Director, The Association of Japanese Geographers
2006-2008: President, Geographic Information Systems Association of Japan
2005-present: Adjunct Professor, Center for Spatial Information Science, University of Tokyo
2002-present: Organizer, GIS Forum for Education, Japan
2000-2008: Secretary and Steering Committee Member, IGU Commission on Monitoring Cities of Tomorrow

Professional Positions

Professional Positions

2004-present: Professor, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Univ. of Tsukuba
2001-2004: Professor, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba
1999-2001: Associate Professor, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba
1988-1999: Assistant Professor, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba
1987-1988: Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Mie University
1985-1987: Lecturer, Department of Geography, Mie University
1983-1985: Research Associate, Division of Human Geography, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba

Academic Prizes/Awards

Academic Prizes/Awards

2014: Excellence Award, Geospatial World Forum
2009-present: Marquis Who’s Who in the World
2008-present: Marquis Who’s Who in America,
2012: Geospatial World Excellence Award (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
2011: Asia Geospatial Excellence Award (Jakarta, Indonesia)
2008: GIS, Outstanding Scientist, IBC England
2007: Marquis Who’s Who in Asia
2003: Association Prize, Association of Japanese Geographers, Japan
2002: Association Prize, Best Book Award, JSRSA, Japan
1991: Abe Fellow Award, Social Science Research Council, USA

Spatial Information Science

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Contact

Contact Info

  • +81(29)853-4211
  • +81(29)853-4211
  • Division of Spatial Information Science, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8572, JAPAN
  • Department Homepage