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Naoya Akita

Dr. of Maritime Science and Technology (Kobe University, 2009)
Educational Contents
Undergraduate Course: Distribution Systems, Urban Transportation, Logistics Business
Research Interests
To examine domestic transportation system for foreign-trade container cargoes
To promote modal shift from trucks to ships
To improve the efficiency of physical distribution in urban area
Message for Students
In urban areas, the continual increase of car traffic escalates serious problems. My research interests are to examine the specific traffic measures for cargo traffic, with aim of improving environmental problems.
Research Areas
Traffic Engineering
Japan Society of Civil Engineers, The City Planning Institute of Japan, Japan Logistics Society, Japan Society of Traffic Engineers
Academic Journals
Infrastructure Planning Review (in Japanese), Papers on City Planning (in Japanese), Journal of the EASTS (Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies)
International Conferences
EASTS (Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies) Conference