YOSHIKI YAMAGATA graduated from the University of Tokyo (PhD in System Science) in 1985. Since 1991, he works at the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES). Currently, he is studying about the climate risk management as Principal Researcher of Center for Global Environmental Research (CGER). He is also actively coordinating international project as the Head of Global Carbon Project which is one of core project of Future Earth and nominated as a member of Science Council of Japan (SCJ). He is also afflicted as a visiting scholar at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA, Vienna) and Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISM, Tokyo). His recent research topics include: Land use scenario analysis, Urban resilience modeling, Urban systems design for smart communities. He has many lecture series at the University of Tokyo, Tsukuba, Hokkaido, Keiko and Sophia university. Internationally, he is serving as Lead author for IPCC (SR/Climate change and land use and AR6/WG3/Urban systems etc.) as well as “Applied Energy” and “Environmental Planning B” as editorial board.
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