Michio Kumagai (Japan)


Michio Kumagai, Japan

Born in 1951. B.Sc, M.Sc, D.Sc. in Geophysics at Kyoto University. Visiting Fellow at Southampton University, 1980-1981.
Lake Biwa Research Institute, 1983-2005.
Lake Biwa Environmental Research Institute, 2005-2012.
Chair Professor at Ritsumeikan University from 2012.
Principal Researcher at Underwater Technology Center of the National Maritime Research Institute from 2014.
Overall Coordinator of BITEX 1993, in 1993.
Editor-in-Chief of Limnology from 1999 to 2001.
Japan Water Prize for Promotion in 2004.
SIL Baldi Memorial Lecture Award in 2007.
Associate Editor of the Inland Waters from 2011.
Co-Chair of ASLO-Japan Aquatic Sciences Meeting in 2012. President of the Japanese Society of Limnology from 2012 to 2015. “Lake Biwa is Breathing”. Kaimei-sha. 2015 (in Japanese).
“Rapid and highly variable warming of lake surface waters around the globe”.
Geophysical Research Letters, 2015.

The World Water and Climate Foundation