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Prof. Haechong Oh | Environmental Studies Award | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Haechong Oh, Department of International Liberal Arts, Minami Kyushu University Junior College, Japan

Prof. Haechong Oh 🌊 is a coastal engineer and environmental scientist with expertise in sediment transport, water quality, and IoT-based monitoring systems. With a Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo, he’s a Professor at Minami Kyushu University Junior College. His research on coastal zone management and SDGs contributes to sustainable development. He’s actively engaged in Tokyo Bay restoration efforts and advises government agencies on policy. 🏞️ Member of prestigious societies, his work bridges academia and practical environmental conservation. 🌱


Publication Profile



Prof. Haechong Oh 🌊 pursued his academic journey in Japan, beginning with a B.A. in Regional Development Studies from Toyo University in 2001. He furthered his education at the prestigious University of Tokyo, earning an M.S. in 2003 and a Ph.D. in 2006 from the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences. His doctoral research focused on environmental analysis of tidal flats and shallow water areas, showcasing his dedication to understanding and preserving coastal environments. 🏞️🌱 The University of Tokyo, often abbreviated as UT, played a significant role in shaping his academic and professional career. πŸŽ“


Work Experience

Prof. Haechong Oh 🌊 has held various academic and research positions over his distinguished career. Since April 2024, he has been a Professor at Minami Kyushu University Junior College, where he previously served as an Associate Professor starting in April 2022. He has been a visiting researcher at Toyo University’s Center for Sustainable Development Studies since 2018 and has lectured at Toyo University in multiple faculties since 2013. His research roles include positions at the National Institute of Fisheries Science and the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology. He also contributed as a research fellow and project researcher at the University of Tokyo. πŸŽ“πŸŒ±


Professional QualificationΒ 

Prof. Haechong Oh 🌊 holds several professional qualifications that bolster his expertise in environmental studies. He earned certifications in environment and safety, and cold material utilization from the University of Tokyo, valid from June 2006 to May 2009 and June 2013 to September 2018. Additionally, he completed the Radioisotope Training Course (RIX) at UT during the same period. Prof. Oh also attended the 40th Summer Seminar on Hydraulics Engineering hosted by the Japan Society of Civil Engineers in July 2004, enriching his knowledge in hydraulics engineering. πŸ“œπŸŒ± These qualifications underscore his commitment to environmental safety and advanced engineering practices. πŸŒπŸ”¬


Research Focus

Prof. Haechong Oh 🌊 focuses his research on coastal engineering, sediment transport, and environmental restoration. His work examines sediment characteristics and bottom topography changes, as seen in his study on reclaimed land in Sanbanze. Additionally, he investigates radiocesium partition ratios in urban rivers following the Fukushima nuclear accident, reflecting his interest in radiometric dating and water quality. His research integrates field surveys, numerical simulations, and policy recommendations to enhance sustainable development and coastal zone management. πŸžοΈπŸ”¬ His contributions aim to understand and mitigate environmental impacts, ensuring healthier aquatic ecosystems. πŸŒπŸ’§

Haechong Oh | Environmental Studies Award | Best Researcher Award

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