Tetsuro Hosaka (PI, Associate Professor)
Miyabi Nakabayashi (Assistant Professor)
I have been working on tropical ecology, especially on frugivory and seed dispersal in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo since 2010. Recently, I am focusing on seed dispersal system of fig trees (Ficus spp.) And large-seeded plants such as durians (Durio) .Please visit my website ( https://sites.google.com/site/nakabayashimiyabi/ ) for more information.
Nakabayashi M, Inoue Y, Ahmad AH, Izawa M (2019) Limited directed seed dispersal in the canopy as one of the determinants of the low hemi-epiphytic figs’ recruitments in Bornean rainforests. PLOS ONE, pone.0217590.
Truong Thi Anh Tuyet (Assistant Professor)
Study Background: I graduated MSc in Environment and Natural Resources at University College Dublin, Ireland under Irish Aid Fellowship in 2012. From 2015-2019, I pursued Ph.D. in assessing risks, impacts, and management of invasive plant species in Vietnam at Murdoch University, Western Australia. I have been working as a lecturer and researcher at Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry with a specialization in species distribution and biodiversity conservation since 2010. From June 2021 to May 2022, I work as an Assistant Professor at Hiroshima University.
Hobby: Travelling, reading books
Mandal Mohammad Shamim Hasan (Assistant Technical Staff)
Nationality : Bangladesh
Background : Recently completed Ph.D. (September 2020) from Hiroshima University and currently working as an Assistant Technical Staff (Researcher)
Doctoral Thesis : Remote Sensing of Mangrove Forest Dynamics in the Sundarbans (Supervisor: Tetsuro Hosaka, Ph.D.)
Current research: Currently my research focuses on the Sundarbans mangrove forests and identifying various ecological issues using open sources GIS and remote sensing techniques
Hobby : Photography, Travelling, Soccer
E-mail : mandal “at” hiroshima-u.ac.jp (please replace “at” with @)
Tomohiro Watazu (D3)
Nationality : Japan
While working at junior high school, I am studying at Hiroshima University.Currently, I am researching the interaction between plants and pollinators in wetlands of Shimane Prefecture.I would also like to apply this research to science education.
Hobby : Soccer, Fishing
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Truong Mai Van (D3)
Nationality : Vietnam
I have recently completed my Master’s degree on March, 2019 in Hiroshima University. After that, I further my studies by pursuing a Phd degree. My research is about human and nature interaction with a focus on urban areas.
My hobbies are playing piano and reading books.
Email : d196011 ″ at ”hiroshima-u.ac.jp (please replace“ at ”with @)
Mohamad Ashraf Bin Abdul Mutalib (D1)
Yidan Fan (M2)
Background: I have completed a bachelor’s degree in Arts from Heilongjiang University, China. However, I always have an interest in ecology and wildlife conservation. I care a lot about the environment.
Currently, I’m doing the second year of Master’s degree. My research focusing on using social media data to understand human nature interaction in tropical rainforests.
I Love taking photos, traveling, playing guitar, Chinese traditional calligraphy …
Email : danneylalalala “at” hotmail.com (please replace “at” with @)
Hasil Khan (M1)
Background: I am a Forester. I have done M.Sc in Forestry from Pakistan Forest Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan in 2015 then I joined Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Islamabad, and working as Scientific Officer, (Range Management, Forestry). Now I have been nominated for a master’s degree through JDS Scholarships at Hiroshima University, Japan.
Research: My current research focuses on Forest Ecosystem Conservation through a multidisciplinary approach.
Hobbies: Hiking, Fishing, Playing volleyball