KURISU, Futoshi: Professor




  • 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

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Peer-reviewed Papers

  • Iftita Rahmatika, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai, Ikuro Kasuga (2022) Dynamics of the Microbial Community and Opportunistic Pathogens after Water Stagnation in the Premise Plumbing of a Building, Microbes and Environments, 37(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1264/jsme2.ME21065
  • Ikuro Kasuga, Kyoka Nagasawa, Masato Suzuki, Futoshi Kurisu and Hiroaki Furumai (2022) High-Throughput Screening of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes and Their Association With Class 1 Integrons in Urban Rivers in Japan, Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10, 825372, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2022.825372
  • 上原悠太郎・栗栖太・春日郁朗・古米弘明 (2021) 高分解能 LC/MS による河川水中溶存有機物の網羅的ノンターゲット分析のための試料前処理法, 土木学会論文集(G) Vol.77, No.7, III_251-III_260.
  • Hop V. Phan, Futoshi Kurisu, Koichiro Kiba, Hiroaki Furumai (2021) Optimized Cultivation and Syntrophic Relationship of Anaerobic Benzene-Degrading Enrichment Cultures under Methanogenic Conditions. Microbes and environments, 36(3), ME21028, 11pages. https://doi.org/10.1264/jsme2.ME21028
  • Ikuro Kasuga, Hitomi Nakamura, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai (2021) Characterization of microbial regrowth potential shaped by advanced drinking water treatment. H2Open Journal, 4(1), 157-166. https://doi.org/10.2166/h2oj.2021.103
  • Li Xie, Fumiyuki Nakajima, Ikuro Kasuga, and Futoshi Kurisu (2021) Simultaneous screening for chemically diverse micropollutants in public water bodies in Japan by high-performance liquid chromatography–Orbitrap mass spectrometry, Chemosphere, Vol.273, 128524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128524
  • Daniel Ekhlas, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Tomislav Cernava, Gabriele Berg, Miaomiao Liu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2021) Identification of new eligible indicator organisms for combined sewer overflow via 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing in Kanda River, Tokyo, Journal of Environmental Management, Vol.284, 112059.
  • Ishii, Y., Kurisu, F., Kasuga, I. and Furumai, H. (2021) Competition for growth substrates in river water between Escherichia coli and indigenous bacteria illustrated by high resolution mass spectrometry, Letters in Applied Microbiology 72(2), pp.133-140.
  • Thirawit Prasert, Yoshihiro Ishii, Futoshi Kurisu, Charongpun Musikavong, and Phanwatt Phungsai (2021) Characterization of lower Phong river dissolved organic matters and formations of unknown chlorine dioxide and chlorine disinfection by-products by Orbitrap mass spectrometry, Chemoshere, Vol. 265, 128653.
  • Warangkana Na Phatthalung, Oramas Suttinun, Phanwatt Phungsai, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai, Charongpun Musikavong (2021) Non-target screening of dissolved organic matter in raw water, coagulated water, and chlorinated water by Orbitrap mass spectrometry, Chemosphere Vol 264, Part 2, 128437.
  • Phanwatt Phungsai, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai (2021) Changes in dissolved organic matter during water treatment by sequential solid-phase extraction and unknown screening analysis, Chemosphere Vol 263, 128278.
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  • Sangsanont, J., Kurisu, F., Furumai, H., Katayama, H. (2020) Ozone disinfection kinetics of poliovirus 1 determined by cell culture assay, RT-qPCR and ethidium monoazide qPCR reduction in a continuous quench-flow reactor, Journal of Applied Microbiology, 129(6), pp.1530-1540.
  • Yongpisanphop, J., Babel, S., Kurisu, F., Kruatrachue, M. and Pokethitiyook, P. (2020) Isolation and characterization of Pb-resistant plant growth promoting endophytic bacteria and their role in Pb accumulation by fast-growing trees, Environmental Technology, 41(27), 3598-3606.
  • Kasuga, I., Suzuki, M., Kurisu, F. and Furumai, H. (2020) Molecular-level characterization of biodegradable organic matter causing microbial regrowth in drinking water by non-target screening using Orbitrap mass spectrometry, Water Research 184, 116130.
  • 石井淑大, 栗栖太, 畠山準, 春日郁朗 and 古米弘明 (2020) 入間川へ流入する有機汚濁物質と浄水処理後の残留状況のノンターゲットスクリーニング分析. 環境科学会誌 33(5), 79-89.
  • Jantarakasem, C., Kasuga, I., Kurisu, F. and Furumai, H. (2020) Temperature-Dependent Ammonium Removal Capacity of Biological Activated Carbon Used in a Full-Scale Drinking Water Treatment Plant, Environmental Science & Technology 54(20), 13257-13263.
  • Kumar, M., Furumai, H., Kasuga, I. and Kurisu, F. (2020) Metal partitioning and leaching vulnerability in soil, soakaway sediments, and road dust in the urban area of Japan. Chemosphere 252, 126605.
  • Yuthawong, V., Kasuga, I., Kurisu, F. and Furumai, H. (2020) Application of Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry to Investigate Seasonal Variations of Dissolved Organic Matter Composition in a Eutrophic Lake in Japan. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 6(7), 1816-1827.
  • Kasuga, I., Yuthawong, V., Kurisu, F. and Furumai, H. (2020) Molecular-level Comparison of Dissolved Organic Matter in 11 Major Lakes in Japan by Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry. Water Supply 20(4): 1271-1280.
  • Nittami, T., Kasakura, R., Kobayashi, T., Suzuki, K., Koshiba, Y., Fukuda, J., Takeda, M., Tobino, T., Kurisu, F., Rice, D., Petrovski, S. and Seviour, R.J. (2020) Exploring the operating factors controlling Kouleothrix (type 1851), the dominant filamentous bacterial population, in a full-scale A2O plant. Scientific Reports 10(1), 1-10.
  • Rahmatika, I., Kasuga, I., Kurisu, F. and Furumai, H. (2020) Impacts of organic matter migrating from pipe materials on microbial regrowth in drinking water. Journal of Water and Environment Technology, 18(1), 45-53.
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  • Yuthawong, V., Kasuga, I., Kurisu, F. and Furumai, H. (2019) Molecular-level changes in dissolved organic matter compositions of Lake Inba water by KMnO4 oxidation assessed by Orbitrap mass spectrometry. Journal of Water and Environment Technology 17(1), 27-39.
  • UDDIN, M.M., KURISU, F., KASUGA, I., FURUMAI, H. and Islam, S.M.A. (2019) Potential of biological arsenite oxidation in sand filtration units at arsenic–iron removal plants (AIRPs) in Bangladesh. Applied Water Science 9, 48.
  • Phungsai, P., Kurisu, F., Kasuga, I. and Furumai, H. (2019) Molecular characteristics of dissolved organic matter transformed by O3 and O3/H2O2 treatments and the effects on formation of unknown disinfection by-products. Water Research 159, 214-222.
  • Niu, J., Kasuga, I., Kurisu, F. and Furumai, H. (2019) Growth competition between ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria for ammonium and urea in a biological activated carbon filter used for drinking water treatment. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 5, 231-238.
  • Nittami, T., Shoji, T., Koshiba, Y., Noguchi, M., Oshiki, M., Kuroda, M., Kindaichi, T., Fukuda, J. and Kurisu, F. (2019) Investigation of prospective factors that control Kouleothrix (Type 1851) filamentous bacterial abundance and their correlation with sludge settleability in full-scale wastewater treatment plants. Process Safety and Environmental Protection 124, 137-142.

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Reviews and Commentaries

  • 栗栖太 (2022) 表紙の人に聞く 流域全体の水システム管理実現へ:有機物解析で一歩進んだ水質監視を, 水道公論, 58(8), pp.20-24.
  • Yalan Gan, Iftita Rahmatika, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai, Dai Simazaki, Hanako Fukano, Yoshihiko Hoshino, Ikuro Kasuga (2022) The fate and risk of nontuberculous mycobacteria in the water supply system: a review, H2Open Journal, 5 (2), pp.180–197. https://doi.org/10.2166/h2oj.2022.144
  • 寺田昭彦, 堀知行, 久保田健吾, 栗栖太, 春日郁朗, 金田一智規, 伊藤司 (2022) 水処理システムの微生物群の全容を診る解析技術の進展, 水環境学会誌, 45(3), 91-105. https://doi.org/10.2965/jswe.45.91
  • 栗栖太 (2022) 水質制御のための有機物分析・微生物分析への挑戦 (連載:環境技術思想-持続可能な社会に向かって). 月刊下水道 45(1),pp.97-101.
  • 栗栖太 (2017) メタン生成条件におけるベンゼンの嫌気的生物分解. 環境技術 46(2), 15-20.
  • 春日郁朗、栗栖太 (2016) フーリエ変換質量分析計による未知スクリーニング分析を活用した水処理プロセスの評価. 水環境学会誌 39(10), 380-383.
  • 春日郁朗、栗栖太 (2016) 流域レベルでの溶存有機物(DOM)管理に向けた新たな展開. EiCA(環境システム計測学会学会誌) 21(1), 2-6.
  • 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
  • 矢木修身・岩崎一弘・栗栖太 (2001) 原位置バイオレメディエーション技術を用いた揮発性有機塩素化合物汚染土壌・地下水の浄化. 環境バイオテクノロジー学会誌、1、1、15-24


  • 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

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The JSWE Paper Award, Target Paper, Other Paper 1, Other 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)

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