Bio

Professional experiences

2016 August - present Visiting Assistant Professor, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
2012 April - present Project Assistant Professor / Project Researcher, University of Tokyo, Japan
2018 April - present Liaison, Council of Japan-Thailand Cooperation on Promoting Geospatial Technology
2012 January - 2015 March Infrastructure Specialist (GIS), Asian Development Bank, Philippines
2010 April - 2012 March JSPS Research Fellow, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2009 April - 2010 March Visiting lecturer, Chiba University of Commerce, Chiba, Japan
2008 April - 2010 March Technical staff, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
2004 February - 2008 September Data analysis assistant, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan

Education

2011 Ph.D., Socio-Cultural Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
2008 Master of Environmental Studies, Socio-Cultural Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
2006 B.A. in Environmental Information Studies, Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Japan

Short-bio in narrative format

Hiroyuki Miyazaki received a B.A. in environmental information from Keio University, Kanagawa, Japan, in 2006, and M.E.S. and Ph.D. degrees in environmental studies from The University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2008 and 2011, respectively. From 2011 to 2012, he was a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow with the Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo. Since 2012, he had been a researcher with the Earth Observation Data Integration and Fusion Research Initiative, The University of Tokyo, as well as a secondee at the Asian Development Bank, Philippines. In 2016, he was appointed to Project Assistant Professor with the Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo, and was seconded to the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. His research interests include geospatial information science, satellite remote sensing for socioeconomics, and applications to sustainable development.