Staff

Director



Tsuyoshi Ishikawa Director
Principal Technical Scientist

Rock Mechanics Research Group



Takehiro Hirose Group Leader
Senior Scientist
Personal Website

Wataru Tanikawa Senior Scientist

Yohei Hamada Researcher

Keishi Okazaki Researcher

Geomicrobiology Research Group



Tsuyoshi Ishikawa Group Leader (concurrent)
Principal Technical Scientist

Yuki Morono Senior Scientist

Tatsuhiko Hoshino Senior Scientist

Akira Ijiri Senior Scientist

Shunichi Ishii Scientist

Shino Suzuki Scientist

Go-ichiro Uramoto Guest Researcher

Isotope Geochemistry Research Group



Tsuyoshi Ishikawa Group Leader (concurrent)
Principal Technical Scientist

Motoo Ito Deputy Group Leader
Senior Research Scientist
Personal Website

Naotaka Tomioka Senior Research Scientist
Personal Website

Kenji Shimizu Research Scientist

Shigeyuki Wakaki Research Scientist

Takayuki Ushikubo Research Scientist

Ryoichi Nakada Research Scientist
Personal Website

Technical Support Group



Naokazu Ahagon Group Leader
Senior Engineer

Yusuke Kubo Deputy Group Leader
IODP Curator

Toshio Hisamitsu Deputy Group Leader
IODPCuratorial Superintendent

Kazuhiro Yoshida Curation staff

Ryo Yamaoka Curation staff

Kobayashi Sachio Project Engineer Staff

Aki Hatakenaka Administrative Support Staff

Kazuya Nagaishi Research Support Staff
(MWJ)

Shigako Nigi Research Support Staff
(MWJ)

Takeshi Terada Research Support Staff
(MWJ)

Takahiro Suzuki Research Support Staff
(MWJ)

Tatsuya Kawai Research Support Staff
(MWJ)

Masaru Yasunaga Research Support Staff
(MWJ)

Osamu Tadai Research Support Staff
(MWJ)

Toshikuni Yabuki Research Support Staff
(MWJ)

Yu Kodama Research Support Staff
(MWJ)

General Affalrs Division, KOCHI



Takero Kasaya Manager

Suguru Arimura Administrative Staff

Junko Matsuo Administrative Support Staff

Saki Sakamoto Administrative Support Staff

Yuki Okiyoshi Administrative Support Staff