Research Projects (Externally Supported)

Current research projects of Prof. Masunaga Laboratory supported by external funds

Determination method of total perfluoroalkyl acid precursors and its application to the better understanding of their environmental behavior (FY 2016-2018)

    funded by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 16H02973

Ecological Risk Assessment of Copper Taking its Bioavailability into Account (Nov., 2015-Oct. 2017)

    supported by Steel Foundation for Environmental Protection Technology

Study on the Environmental Risk Assessment of Copper in Coastal Area (FY 2017)

    supported by General Foundation Corporation Japan Mining Promotion Organization

Recent research projects/programs supported by external funds

Behavior and Environmental Impact of Hazardous Chemicals in the Recycling and Disposal Stages of Consumer Products (FY2013-2015)

funded by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 25241023.

Occurrence and risk assessment of brominated flame retardants and their degradation products in rivers (FY2013)

supported by Foundation of River & Watershed Environmental Management

Toxicity Assessment and Toxicity Reduction for Effective Wastewater Management (Sept. 2012 - Aug. 2015)

supported by Strategic Japanese-Chinese Research Cooperative Program on “Science and Technology for Environmental Conservation and Construction of a Society with Less Environmental Burden”, JST-NSFC.

Significance of effect measured by 'NOEC': Its meaning when applied to ecological risk assessmnet (Sept. 2013 - March 2014)

supported by "Survey of scientific knowledge for the development and improvement of chemical risk asessment" sponsored by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry.

Environmental Risk Minimization Method Based on Lifecycle Risk Assessment and Alternative Assessment for Persistent Organic Pollutant, such as HBCD, in Products (FY2010-2012)(Leader: Prof. Masunaga)

supported by the Environmental Research and Technology Development Fund (Grant No. C-1003) from the Ministry of the Environment, Japan.

Effect of co-existing chemicals on the bioavailability of heavy metals in river water (FY2012)(Leader: Prof. Masunaga)

supported by Foundation of River & Watershed Environmental Management

Development of QSAR model for quantitative health risk assessment of organo-phosphorus compounds, (FY2012) (S. Masunaga & K. Kotani)

supported by Development program on environmental technology sponsored by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry

Global Eco-Risk Management from Asian Viewpoints, Grobal COE program (FY2007-2011) (Leader: Prof. Hiroyuki Matsuda)

Supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.

Development of GIS based basin-wide environmental pollution assessment method -Case study on perfluorinated chemicals in Tokyo Bay basin- (FY2011)(Leader: Prof. Masunaga)

Suported by the Foundation of River & Watershed Environmental Management.

The Risk Information Platform for Self-management of Chemicals (FY2007-2009)(Leader: Prof. Atsumi Miyake)

Effective and efficient promotion for cooperation of science and technology policies, Special Coordination Funds for Promoting Science and Technology, JST