Organization and Faculty Members
The UGSAS is organized on the bases of the three Master’s Courses of Tottori, Shimane and Yamaguchi Universities, the Research Facilities of each University and Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University. The School is operated in close alliance and cooperation with the Master’s Courses of the three universities, but it is an independent three-year Doctoral Course separated from the Master’s Courses.
Research Division and Faculty Members
The UGSAS consists of three Doctoral Courses: Bioproduction and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Bioresource and Life Sciences and Global Dryland Science.
(As of June 1, 2023)
|Course||Division||Number of Faculty Members|
|Forest and Watershed
- Number of Facluty Members means Professors, Associate Professors, Junior Associate Professors and Assistant Professors who are qualified as major supervisors or associate supervisors of the UGSAS.
- Numbers of invited Professors and Associate Professors in cooperation with JIRCAS (Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences) are indicated in parenthesis.
Staff of the United Graduate School
(As of April 1, 2023)
|Vice Dean||Full time Professor||Hidehiko OGATA||Tottori|
|Representatives of each Division|
|Agricultural Production Science||Tadashi TAKAHASHI||Yamaguchi|
|Managerial Economics||Toshinobu MATSUDA||Tottori|
|Forest and Watershed Environmental Sciences||Masayuki ISHII||Shimane|
|Environmental Bioscience||Keiko YAMAGUCHI||Shimane|
Bioresource and Life
|Fungus and Mushroom Sciences||Kozue SOTOME||Tottori|
|Bioscience and Biotechnology||Jun'ichi MANO||Yamaguchi|
|Applied Bioresource Chemistry||Kaeko MUROTA||Shimane|
|Global Dryland Science||Global Dryland Science||Yasunori KUROSAKI||Tottori|
Representative Staffs of the Participating Universities
(As of April 1, 2023)
|Dean of the Faculty of Agirculture, Chair of the Department of Agricultural Science of the Graduate School of Sustainability Science||Kinya AKASHI|
|Chair of the Department of Dryland Science of the Graduate School of Sustainability Science||Koji INOSAKO|
|Administrative Head of the Faculty of Agriculture||Hiroshi TOKUNAGAI|
|Dean of the Faculty of Life and Environmental Science, Vice Dean of the Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology||Makoto UENO|
|Manager of Matsue Faculties Administration Department||Kensaku TAKEDA|
|Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Vice Dean of the Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation||Hirofumi MIYATA|
|Administrative Head of the Faculty of Agriculture||HirokoTANAKA|