Professor, Nagasaki University
Born: 12 September 1971
1999: Doctor of Engineering (PhD) in groundwater engineering at Kyushu University.
Macroscopic dispersion process of non-reactive tracer in heterogeneous porous media
1996: Master of Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan.
2011-present: Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Nagasaki University.
2002-2011: Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Technology, Kagoshima University.
2009-2011: Major Advisory Professor, The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Kagoshima University.
1999-2002: Assistant Professor, Division of Bioresources and Environmental Sciences, Kyushu University.
2004-2005: guest researcher, Department of Water Resources Engineering, Lund University, Sweden.
Reactive transport in groundwater
Physical and chemical hydrogeology and heterogeneity
Saltwater Intrusion and subsurface dam
Remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater
Administrative and organizational skills
2013-2013, Editor, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment
2013-present, Editor, Journal of Japanese Society of Soil Physics
2009-present, Editor, Journal of Groundwater Hydrology
2007-2009, Member of the international comittee, Japanese association of groundwater hydrology
2006-present, Editor, Journal of Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources
2006-2009, Member of the working group of in-situ tracer test, Japanese association of groundwater hydrology
2003-present, Member of the Hydrology Division, Committee on Hydroscience and Hydraulic Engineering, Japan Society of Civil Engineers
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
Water Resources Research
Journal of Hydrology
Journal of Hydro-environment Research
Water Resources Management
Irrigation and Drainage
Journal of Hydrologic Engineering
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
Soils and Foundations
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture
Advanced Powder Technology
CLEAN-Soil, Air, Water
Journal of Hydroscience and Hydraulic Engineering
Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment
Hydrological Research letters
Environmental Earth Sciences
Journal of Groundwater Hydrology
Journal of Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources,
Annual Journal of Hydraulic Engineering JSCE (Japan Society of Civil Engineers)
Transactions of JSIDRE (The Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering)
Journal of JSCE, Ser.C(Geosphere Engineering)
Journal of JSCE, Ser.B1(Hydraulic Engineering)
Journal of JSCE, Ser.G(Environmental Research)
A total of 101 peer reviewed scientific contributions, of these 40 peer reviewed international articles (26 Scopus indexed articles).
Some recent contributions:
Amano H., K. Nakagawa, and R. Berndtsson. Surface water chemistry and nitrate pollution in Shimabara, Nagasaki, Japan, Environmental Earth Sciences, 77:354, 2018.
Nakagawa, K., S.-I. Wada, R. Kitamura and R. Berndtsson. Modeling of salt sorption in volcanic ash soil, Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 48(21), 2594-2600, 2017.
Nakagawa, K., H. Amano, Y. Takao, T. Hosono and R. Berndtsson. On the use of coprostanol to identify source of nitrate pollution in groundwater, Journal of Hydrology, 550, pp.663-668, 2017.
Nakagawa, K., H. Amano, A. Kawamura and R. Berndtsson. Classification of groundwater chemistry in Shimabara, using self -organizing maps, Hydrology Research, 48(3), 840-850, 2017.
Kaihotsu, I., S. Onodera, J. Shimada and K. Nakagawa. Recovery of groundwater in the Sanriku region contaminated by the tsunami inundation from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, Environmental Earth Sciences, 76:250, 2017.