Principal Researcher

Director-General, Volcano Disaster Resilience Research Division



Physical Volcanology

Education and Research History

1991 B.S. in Geophysics, The University of Tokyo
1993 M.S. in Geophysics, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
1993 Joined National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention
1998 Doctor of Science, The University of Tokyo

Recent Research Activities
  • Research on volcanic earthquakes, volcanic microtremors, and volcanic crustal deformation
  • Numerical simulation of volcanic phenomena
  • Research on the linkage of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
Selected Publications
  • Fujita, E., Kozono T., Ueda, H., Kohno, Y., Yoshioka, S., Toda, N., Kikuchi A., and Ida, Y., 2013, Stress field change around the Mount Fuji volcano magma system caused by the Tohoku megathrust earthquake, Japan, Bull.
  • Fujita, E., Hidaka, M., Goto, A., and Umino, S., 2009, Simulations of measure to control lava flows, Bull.
Professional Memberships

Volcanological Society of Japan, Japan Geoscience Union, AGU, IAVCEI

Affiliated Fundamental Research and Development Centers

Center for Integrated Volcano Research
Research Center for National Disaster Resilience


IAVCEI Executive Committee (2019-2023)
Asian Consortium of Volcanology, secretariat