KURISU Futoshi >Japanese

Professor, Research Center for Water Environment Technology, School of Engineering

Graduate School: Department of Urban Engineering, School of Engineering

Undergraduate: Department of Urban Engineering, School of Engineering

Collaborative Research Institute for Innovative Microbiology



  • 1996 - 1999 : The University of Tokyo, PhD program, Department of Urban Engieering, PhD in Engineering (March 1999)
  • 1994 - 1996 : The University of Tokyo, MSc program, Department of Urban Engieering
  • 1990 - 1994 : The University of Tokyo, Department of Urban Engieering


  • 2022 - present : Professor, Research Center for Water Environment Technology (RECWET), The University of Tokyo (UTokyo)
  • 2007 - 2022 : Associate Professor, RECWET, UTokyo
  • 2003 - 2007 : Assistant Professor, RECWET, UTokyo
  • 2000 - 2003 : Research Associate, RECWET, UTokyo
  • 1999 - 2000 : Research Associate, Department of Urban Engieering, UTokyo

Papers (Peer-reviewed)


  • Kurisu F (2008) Bioremediation of Groundwater and Soil in Urban Areas. In: Takizawa S. (ed.) Groundwater Management in Asian Cities - Technology and Policy for Sustainability; : Springer, ; . p.207-221.
  • Mohiuddin Md. Taimur Khan, Warren Jones, Anne Camper, Satoshi Takizawa, Hiroyuki Katayama, Futoshi Kurisu and Shinichiro Ohgaki (2007) Powdered activated carbon and biofiltration improve MF performance: Part I. Membrane Technology, 2007, 5, 7-10


  • Kurisu, F., Ramanathan, A., Kazmi, A.A. and Kumar, M. (eds) (2016) Trends in Asian Water Environment Science and Technology, Springer, India.
  • Kensuke Fukushi, Futoshi Kurisu, Kumiko Oguma, Hiroaki Furumai, and Psyche Fontanos. (2010) Southeast Asia Water Environment 4; IWA Publishing, UK
  • S. Takizawa, H. Satoh and F. Kurisu. (2009) Southeast Asia Water Environment 3; IWA Publishing, UK
  • H. Furumai, H. Katayama, F. Kurisu, H.Satoh, S. Ohgaki and N.C. Thanh. (2007) Southeast Asia Water Environment 2; IWA Publishing, UK


The JSWE Paper Award, Target PaperOther Paper 1Other Paper 2 (2020)

JSWE-IDEA International Activity Award (Awarded to 8th IWA Microbial Ecology and Water Engineering Specialist Conference held the following year) (2019)

JSWE-METAWATER Best Paper Award, Co-authored paper (2018)

The WET Excellent Paper Award, WET2016, JSWE, Co-authored paper (2016)

The Research Excellence Award, Kurita Water and Environment Foundation (2010)

Finalist Commendation, The Takeda Techno-Entrepreneurship Award (2002) (As a collaborator of the research proposal)

Awards of Excellent Paper for Young Scientists, JSCE (2001) (Awarded to Journal of JSCE, VII-13, pp.23-33)

Awards for the Excellent Speaker at 53rd JSCE Conference (1998)