Ikuro Kasuga

 

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 2012.12.7-10 The 4th IWA Asia-Pacific Young Water Professionals Conference has been successfully conducted.

 

 

Profile

Curriculum Vitae

 1977.5.2 born in Ina City, Nagno Prefecture, Japan
 2000.3 Department of Urban Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The Univ of Tokyo
Bachelor of Engineering 
 2002.3 Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ of Tokyo
Master of Engineering 
 2005.3 Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ of Tokyo
Doctor of Engineering  
 2005.4 Research Fellow
Department of Water Supply Engineering, Natinal Institute of Public Health
 2006.4- Research Associate
Water Environment Technology Laboratory
Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ of Tokyo
 2007.4- Assistant Professor
Water Environment Technology Laboratory
Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ of Tokyo
 2016.9-  Associate Professor
Water Environment Technology Laboratory
Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The Univ of Tokyo
2018.4 Affiliated with "Collaborative Research Institute for Innovative Microbiology", The Univ. of Tokyo
 (2010.9-12) JSPS overseas research program
KWR Watercycle Research Institute (the Netherlands)
EAWAG (Swissland)

 

Lectures

Environment Engineering Experiment&Exercise No.1 Basis of water quality analysis
Environment Engineering Experiment&Exercise No.2 Wastewater treatment
Urban Engineering Exercise B No.2 Sewer plan and management 

 

Academic Associations

 

Social Activities

 

Research topics

Characterization of structure and function microbial communuty associated with granular activated carbon used for advanced drinking water treatment

  • Molecular biological analysis of microbial community associated with granular activated carbon
  • Who is contributing to nitrification: ammonia-oxidizing archaea (AOA) or ammonia-oxidizing bacteria?
  • Identification of bacterial groups invloved in removal of assimilable organic carbon (AOC)

Control of bacterial regrowth in drinking water distribution system

  • Assessment of microbial community from drinking water treatment plant to tap
  • Microbial ecology in chlorinated drinking water supply system
  • Culture-independent and -denpenet analysis of microorganisms in drinking water distribution system

Advanced water quality anaoysis for recamailed water reuse

  • Biological stability of reclaimed water
  • Characterization of biodegradable organic matter based on bacterial response to different substances
  • Ultra high resolution analysis of organic matter in reclaimed water with a Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometer (FTMS)

Combined wasterwater overflow (CSO)

  • Impacts of CSO on water quality in urban river and coast environments

<Past topic>

  • Interaction between algal bloom and bacterial community in eutrophical lake and reservoir
  • Dissolved organic matter in eutrophic lake and reservoir
  • Particulate organic matter and benthic organisms in urban streams

 

Publications

Peer-reviewed papers

  1. Parinda Thayanukul, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) Evaluation of microbial regrowth potential by assimilable organic carbon in various reclaimed water and distribution systems, Water Research, 47(1), 225-232.
  2. Tomohiro Tobino, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) Specificity of randomely generated genomic DNA fragment probes on a DNA array, FEMS Microbiology Letters, 328(1), 86-89.
  3. Hiroki Masumoto, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Dieter M. Tourlousse, and Hiroaki Furumai (2012) Complete mineralization of benzene by a methanogenic enrichment culture and effect of putative nmetabolites on the degradation, Chemosphere, 86(8), 822-828.
  4. Tomohiro Tobino, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai (2011) Shotgun isotope array for rapid, substrate-specific detection of microorganisms in a microbial community, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(20), 7430-7432.
  5. Haruna Watanabe, Fumiyuki Nakajima, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2011) Toxicity evaluation of road dust in the runoff process using a benthic ostracod Heterocypris incongruens, Science of the Total Environment, 409, 2366-2372.
  6. Suwat Soonglerdsongpha, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2011) Comparison of assimilable organic carbon removal and bacterial community structures in biological activated carbon process for advanced drinking water treatment plants, Sustainable Environment Research, 21(1), 59-64.
  7. Keisuke Kojima, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2011) Heavy metals speciation of size-fractionated sediments collected from combined sewer system using sequential extraction method, Water Practice & Technology, 5(3), doi: 10.2166/wpt.2010.057.
  8. Ikuro Kasuga, Hirotaka Nakagaki, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2010) Abundance and diversity of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria on biological activated carbon in a pilot-scale drinking water treatment plant with different treatment processes, Water Science and Technology, 61(12), 3070-3077.
  9. Ikuro Kasuga, Hirotaka Nakagaki, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2010) Predominance of Ammonia-Oxidizing Archaea on Granular Activated Carbon Used in a Full-scale Advanced Drinking Water Treatment Plant, Water Research, 44(17), 5039-5049.
  10. Parinda Thayanukul, Kaisai Zang, Tansiphorn Janhom, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2010) Concentration-Dependent Response of Estrone Degrading Bacterial Community in Activated Sludge Analyzed by Microautoradiography-Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization, Water Research, 44(17), 4878-4887.
  11. G.G. Tushara Chaminda, F. Nakajima, H. Furumai, I. Kasuga, and F. Kurisu (2010) Comparison of metal (Zn and Cu) complexation characteristics of DOM in urban runoff, domestic wastewater and secondary effluent, Water Science and Technology, 62(9), 2044-2050.
  12. G.G. Tushara Chaminda, Fummiyuki Nakajima, and Ikuro Kasuga (2010) Biological alteration of zinc complexation characteristics of dissolved organic matter in domestic wastewater treatment plant effluent under river water environment, Journal of Water Environment Technology, 8(4), 403-411.
  13. Michio Murakami, Makoto Fujita, Hiroaki Furumai, Ikuro Kasuga, and Futoshi Kurisu (2009) Sorption behavior of heavy metal species by soakway sediment receiving urban road runoff from residential and heavily trafficked areas, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 164(2-3), 707-712.
  14. Manish Kumar, Hiroaki Furumai, Futoshi Kurisu, and Ikuro Kasuga (2009) Understanding the partitioning processes of mobile lead in soakaway sediments using sequential extraction and isotope analysis. Water Science and Technology, 60(8), 2085-2091.
  15. Manish Kumar, Hiroaki Furumai, Futoshi Kurisu, and Ikuro Kasuga (2009) Evaluating the Mobile Heavy Metal Pool in Soakaway Sediment, Road Dust and Soil through Sequential Extraction and Isotopic Exchange. Water Science and Technology, 64(4), 920-928.
  16. Zang Kaisai, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai, and Osami Yagi (2008) Analysis of the phylogenetic diversity of estrone-degrading bacteria in activated sewage sludge using microautoradiography-fluorescence in situ hybridization, Systematic Applied Microbiology, 31(3-4), 206-214.
  17. Shoko Iwai, Futoshi Kurisu, Hidetoshi Urakawa, Osami Yagi, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2008) Development of an oligonucleotide microarray to detect di- and monooxygenase genes for benzene degradation in soil, FEMS Microbiology Letters, 285(1),111-121.
  18. Ikuro Kasuga, Fumiyuki Nakajima, and Hiroaki Furumai (2007) Diversity of Catechol 2,3-Dioxygenase Genes of Bacteria Responding to Dissolved Organic Matter Derived from Different Sources in a Eutrophic Lake, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 61(3), 449-458.
  19. Ikuro Kasuga, Dai Shimazaki, and Shoichi Kunikane (2007) Influence of backwashing on microbial community in biofilm developed on biological activated carbon in an advanced drinking water purification plant, Water Science & Technology,55(8-9), 173-180.

Presentations at international conferences

  1. Jia Niu, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) Characterization of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria on granular activated carbon and their fates along purification process in different drinking water purification plants, The 9th International Symposium on Water Supply Technology, 97-98. (20-22 Nov., Yokohama, Japan) [Oral]
  2. Yuki Kido, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) DNA stable isotope probing of activated sludge treating domestic wastewater to identify glucose and acetate degrading bacteria, The 28th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology, PC02. (19-22 Sep, Toyohashi, Japan) [Poster]
  3. Parinda Thayanukul, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) Characterization of biodegradable organic matter in reclaimed water by bacterial isolates, IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, IWA-8185R1. (16-21 Sep, Busan, Korea) [Oral]
  4. Jia Niu, Iuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) Abundances and diversity of ammonia-oxidizing microorganisms associated with granular activated carbon in different full-scale drinking water purification plants in Japan, 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 035B. (19-24 Aug, Copenhagen, Denmark) [Poster]
  5. Mana Noguchi, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) The detection of benzene-assimilating bacteria in methanogenic enrichment culture originated from river sediment using stable isotope probing, 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 171B. (19-24 Aug, Copenhagen, Denmark) [Poster]
  6. Parinda Thayanukul, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) A novel method to characterize biodegradable organic matter in reclaimed water using bacteria groth fingerprint, 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 459B. (19-24 Aug, Copenhagen, Denmark) [Poster]
  7. Ikuro Kasuga, Suwat Soonglerdsongpha, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) Role of Hyphomicrobium-like bacteria associated with granular activated carbon filter in drinking water purification plants in the removal of assimilable organic carbon, 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 423B. (19-24 Aug, Copenhagen, Denmark) [Poster]
  8. G.G. Tushara Chaminda, Fumiyuki Nakajima, Hiroaki Furumai, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu (2012) Metal (Zn, Cu, Cd, Ni) complexation by dissolved organic matter (DOM) in wastewater treatment plant effluent, Water and Environmental Technology Conference 2012, 29-1A-13, 7. (29-30 Jun, Tokyo) [Poster] Best Poster Award
  9. Yuichi Nagano, Keisuke Kojima, Hiroaki Furumai, Jinyoung Kim, Ikuro Kasuga (2012) Hydraulic characteristics and water pollution in drainage channels and ponds in the citadel area of Hue city, Water and Environmental Technology Conference 2012, 29-2B-15, 33. (29-30 Jun, Tokyo) [Poster]
  10. Yukihiro Osaka, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) The influence of drinking water stagnation on water quality and microbial Water and Environmental Technology Conference 2012, 29-1A-13, 7. (29-30 Jun, Tokyo) [Poster]growth at faucet, Water and Environmental Technology Conference 2012, 30-1B-01, 41. (29-30 Jun, Tokyo) [Poster]
  11. Mana Noguchi, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) The community analysis of a methanogenic benzene-degrading enrichment culture using stable isotope probing and pyrosequencing, Water and Environmental Technology Conference 2012, 29-2A-02, 18. (29-30 Jun, Tokyo) [Poster] Best Poster Award
  12. Ikuro Kasuga, Parinda Thayanukul, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) Influence of assimilable organic carbon and residual chlorine on biological stability of reclaimed water in Japan, 16th Annual Water Reuse & Desalination Research Conference, (4-5 Jun, San Diego, CA) [Oral]
  13. Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroyuki Nakamoto, Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroaki Furumai (2012) Molecular composition analysis of organic matter in reclaimed wastewater by Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry, 16th Annual Water Reuse & Desalination Research Conference, (4-5 Jun, San Diego, CA) [Oral]
  14. Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai, Tomoe Iwamoto (2011) Settlement of ammonia-oxidizing microorganisms on different granular activated carbon materials after the start-up of a full-scale advanced drinking water purification plant, International Conference on Drinking Water Safety, Security, and Sustainability, 48. (9-11 October, 2011, Hangzhou, China)[Oral]
  15. Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroaki Furumai, and Tomoe Iwamoto (2011) Development of microbial community on granular activated carbon used for advanced drinking water treatment, 4th IWA-ASPIRE, 141. (2-6 October, 2011, Tokyo, Japan) [Oral]
  16. Shoichi Sano, Keisuke Kojima, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2011) Source determination of nitrate loading in road runoff using stable isotope analysis, 4th IWA-ASPIRE, 107-108. (2-6 October, 2011, Tokyo, Japan) [Oral]
  17. Parinda Thayanukul, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2011) Removal and production of assimilable organic carbon in a water reclamation system, 4th IWA-ASPIRE, 163. (2-6 October, 2011, Tokyo, Japan) [Oral] [Best Student Award]
  18. Haruna Watanabe, Fumituki Nakajima, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2011) Toxicity characterization of road dust using whole sediment toxicity identification evaluation procedures with a benthic ostracod, 4th IWA-ASPIRE, 60. (2-6 October, 2011, Tokyo, Japan) [Oral]
  19. Haruna Watanabe, Fumituki Nakajima, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2011) Toxicity assessment of road dust prepared under various elution conditions using a benthic ostracod, 12nd International Conference on Urban Drainage, 63. (10-15 September, 2011, Porto Alegre, Brazil) [Oral]
  20. Keisuke Kojima, Hiroaki Furumai, Akihiko Hata, IKuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroyuki Katayama (2011) Monitoring and numerical simulation of pathogenic pollution after CSO event in coastal waters of Tokyo Bay, 12nd International Conference on Urban Drainage, 87-88. (10-15 September, 2011, Porto Alegre, Brazil) [Oral]
  21. Parinda Thayanukul, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2011) Determination of assimilable organic carbon (AOC) in reclaimed water in Japan, 8th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation & Reuse, 78-79. (26-29 September, 2011, Barcelona, Spain) [Oral]
  22. Manish Kumar, Hiroaki Furumai, Futoshi Kurisu, and Ikuro Kasuga (2010) Development and validation of heavy metal retention index (HMRI) for the evaluation of heavy metal mobility in artificial infiltration facilities, The 3rd Asian Pacific YWP. (25-27 November, Singapore) [Oral]
  23. Tobino Tomohiro, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2010) Development of shotgun isotope array and its application for simultaneous detection of denitrifiers in activated sludge, 13th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, CT31.007. (22-27 August, Seattle) [Oral]
  24. Futoshi Kurisu, Hiroki Masumoto, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2010) Methanogenic benzene degradation pathways examined by stable isotope tracers, 13th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, PS.07.057. (22-27 August, Seattle) [Poster]
  25. Suwat Soonglerdsongpha, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2010) Application of stable isotope probing to identify carboxylic acids assimilating bacteria associated with biological activated carbon used in drinking water treatment, 13th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, PS06.091. (22-27 August, Seattle) [Poster]
  26. G.G. Tushara Chaminda, Fumiyuki Nakajima, and Ikuro Kasuga (2010) Biological alteration of zinc complexation characteristics of dissolved organic matter in domestic wastewater treatment plant effluent under river water environment, Water and Environment Technology Conference 2010, 53. (25-26 June, Yokohama, Japan) [Poster]
  27. Mohammed Cassim Riyas, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2010) Estrone removal activity of activated sludge under various dissolved oxygen concentration levels, Water and Environment Technology Conference 2010, 13. (25-26 June, Yokohama, Japan) [Poster]
  28. Ikuro Kasuga, Hirotaka Nakagaki, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2010) Predominance of Ammonia-Oxidizing Archaea on Granular Activated Carbon Used in a Full-scale Advanced Drinking Water Treatment Plant, Water Research Conference. (11-14 April, Lisbon, Portugal) [Oral]
  29. Parinda Thayanukul, Kaisai Zang, Tansiphorn Janhom, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2010) Concentration-Dependent Response of Estrone Degrading Bacterial Community in Activated Sludge Analyzed by Microautoradiography-Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization, Water Research Conference. (11-14 April, Lisbon, Portugal) [Poster]
  30. Parinda Thayanukul, Kaisai Zang, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2009) MAR-FISH analysis of estrone-degrading bacterial community in activated sludge of sewage treatment plants at low E1 concentration, 7SEAWE symposium, 233-240. (28-30 October, Bangkok, Thailand) [Oral]
  31. Pham Van Quan Hiroaki Furumai, Futoshi Kurisu, and Ikuro Kasuga (2009) Pathogenic pollution of surface water under dry and wet weather condition in Hanoi downtown, 7SEAWE symposium, 233-240. (28-30 October, Bangkok, Thailand) [Oral]
  32. Ikuro Kasuga, Hirotaka Nakagaki, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2009) Abundance and diversity of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria on biological activated carbon in a pilot-scale drinking water treatment plant with different placements of sand filtration, The 3rd IWA-ASPIRE, 6. (18-22 October, Taipei, Taiwan) [Oral]
  33. Manish Kumar, Hiroaki Furumai, Futoshi Kurisu, and Ikuro Kasuga (2009) A comparative evaluation of mobile heavy metal pool in the soakway sediment, road dust and soil through sequential extraction and isotopic dilution techniques, The 3rd IWA-ASPIRE conference, 177-178. (18-22 October, Taipei, Taiwan) [Oral]
  34. Keisuke Kojima, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2009) Heavy metal speciation of size-fractionated sediments collected from combined sewer system using sequential extraction method, The 3rd IWA-ASPIRE, 49-50. (18-22 October, Taipei, Taiwan) [Oral]
  35. G. G. Tushara Chaminda, Fumiyuki Nakajima, Hiroaki Furumai, Ikuro Kasuga, and Futoshi Kurisu (2009) Comparison of metal (Zn and Cu) complexation characteristics of DOM in different urban wastewaters, The 3rd IWA-ASPIRE, 132-133. (18-22 October, Taipei, Taiwan) [Oral]
  36. Suwat Soonglerdsongpha, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2009) Comparison of assimilable organic carbon removal by biological activated carbon in different advanced drinking water treatment plants, The 3rd IWA-ASPIRE, 67-68. (18-22 October, Taipei, Taiwan) [Oral] (Best Student Presentation Award)
  37. Manish Kumar, Hiroaki Furumai, Futoshi Kurisu, and Ikuro Kasuga (2009) Comparative assessment of potential mobility of zinc, lead and nitrate from soil and soakaway sediments, 13th International Conference on Integrated Diffuse Pollution Management (IWA DIPCON 2009), PIN No.253. (12-15 October, Seoul, Korea) [Oral]
  38. Pham Van Quan, Hiroaki Furumai, Futoshi Kurisu, and Ikuro Kasuga (2009) Comparative assessment of potential mobility of zinc, lead and nitrate from soil and soakaway sediments, 13th International Conference on Integrated Diffuse Pollution Management (IWA DIPCON 2009), PIN No.93. (12-15 October, Seoul, Korea) [Oral]
  39. Pham Van Quan, Hiroaki Furumai, Futoshi Kurisu, and Ikuro Kasuga (2009) Characterization of urban flood mapping with pathogenic pollution in downtown of Hanoi by inundation simulation and water quality monitoring, The 8th International Conference on Urban Drainage Modelling, 168-170. (7-11 September, Tokyo, Japan) [Oral]
  40. Haruna Watanabe, Fumiyuki Nakajima, Ikuro Kasuga, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2009) Application and modification of whole-sediment toxicity identification evaluation procedure to urban river sediments in Tokyo, SETAC Europe 19th Annual Meeting, TU288, 210. (31 May–4 June, Göteborg, Sweden) [Poster]
  41. G.G. Tushara Chaminda, Fumiyuki Nakajima, Hiroaki Furumai, Ikuro Kasuga, and Futoshi Kurisu (2009) Zn and Cu complexation with DOM in wastewater treatment plant effluent, SETAC Europe 19th Annual Meeting, 40-41. (31 May-4 June, Göteborg, Sweden) [Oral]
  42. Tomohiro Tobino, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2009) Specificity and sensitivity of new isotope array method using random genomic fragment probes derived from a microbial community, Proceedings of the MSK’s 50th Anniversary International Symposium on Microbiology, B112. (28-30 May, Jeju, Korea) [Poster]
  43. Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroyuki Saito, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2009) Characterization of bacterial community responding to lower carboxylic acids in biological activated carbon treatment for biologically stable drinking water, Philippines-Japan International Symposium on Urban-Rural Environmental Sustainability and Socio-economic Development 2009, 73-81. (27-28 March, Laoag, Phillipines) [Oral]
  44. Mohammed Abed Hossain, Hiroaki Furumai, Fumiyuki Nakajima, and Ikuro Kasuga (2008) Accumulated sediments within soakaways in an old infiltration facility: source or sink for heavy metals?, 11th International Conference on Urban Drainage, Paper No. 409 (31 August-5 September, Edinburgh, UK) [Oral]
  45. Michio Murakami, Makoto Fujita, Hiroaki Furumai, Ikuro Kasuga, and Futoshi Kurisu (2008) Sorption behavior of metal species by soakaway sediment under mixing conditions with different road runoff, 12th International Conference on Integrated Diffuse Pollution Management (IWA DIPCON 2008), 42-43. (25-29 August, Khon Kaen, Thailand) [Oral]
  46. Manish Kumar, Hiroaki Furumai, Futoshi Kurisu, and Ikuro Kasuga (2008) Understanding the partitioning process of mobile lead in soakaway sediments using sequential extraction and isotope analysis, 12th International Conference on Integrated Diffuse Pollution Management (IWA DIPCON 2008), 74-75. (25-29 August, Khon Kaen, Thailand) [Oral]
  47. Tomohiro Tobino, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2008) New application of the isotope array using random genomic DNA probes derived from a microbial community, The 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME12), PO20-0266. (17-22 August, Cairns, Australia) [Poster]
  48. Ikuro Kasuga, Hiroyuki Saito, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroaki Furumai (2008) Characterization of actively respiring bacterial community responding to organic matter in biological drinking water treatment, The 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME12), PO02-0151. (17-22 August, Cairns, Australia) [Poster]
  49. Kaisai Zang, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2008) Identification of bacteria degrading estrone at concentrations of microgram- to submicrogram-per-liter in activated sludge using microautoradiography-fluorescence in hybridization, The 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME12), PO12-0416. (17-22 August, Cairns, Australia) [Poster]
  50. Futoshi Kurisu, Seigen Kawashima, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2007) Analysis of Urban Water Problems in Medan City, Indonesia, The 5th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment. (7-9 November, Chiang Mai, Thailand)[Oral]
  51. G.G.Tushara Chaminda, Fumiyuki Nakajima, Hiroaki Furumai, Ikuro Kasuga, and Futoshi Kurisu (2007) Lability and molecular size distribution of Zn and Cu complexes in wastewater treatment plant effluent, SETAC North America 28th Annual Meeting, 180 (MP114) (November, Milwaukee, USA) [Poster]
  52. Zang Kaisai, Futoshi Kurisu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2007) In situ phylogeneitic identification of estrone-degrading bacteria in activated sludge, 2nd International workshop on rainwater and reclaimed water for urban sustainable water use (CREST). (4-5 October, Kyoto, Japan) [Poster]
  53. Mohammed Abed Hossain, Hiroaki Furumai, Ikuro Kasuga, Fumiyuki Nakajima, and Futoshi Kurisu (2007) Changes in heavy metals speciation and soil properties in soil system receiving infiltrated road runoff, 2nd International workshop on rainwater and reclaimed water for urban sustainable water use (CREST). (4-5 October, Kyoto, Japan) [Poster]
  54. Shoko Iwai, Futoshi Kurisu, Hidetoshi Urakawa, Ikuro Kasuga, Osami Yagi, and Hiroaki Furumai (2007) An oligonucleotide microarray for analysis of benzene oxygenase genes in soils, The 107th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology, Q-362, 184. (May, Toronto, Canada) [Poster]
  55. Kiyo Kurisu-Hasegawa, Katsura Ishii-Shimizu, Ikuro Kasuga, and Keisuke Hanaki (2007) Application of sulfur denitrification process to remove nitrate-nitrogen discharged from agricultural field, International Symposium on Food and Water Sustainability in China 2007, 167-173. (18-19 January, Macau, China) [Oral]
  56. Ikuro Kasuga, Dai Shimazaki, and Shoichi Kunikane (2006) Characterization of microbial community structures associated with filter media in an advanced drinking water treatment process, The 4th International Symposium on Southeast Water Environment: Poster presentation proceedings, 89-92. (6-8 December, Bangkok, Thailand) [Poster]
  57. Hee-kyong Oh, Chie Kagawa, Taro Urase, Ikuro Kasuga, Dai Shimazaki, and Shoichi Kunikane (2006) Removal of pharmaceuticals through continuous operation of column filled with fresh and aged granular activated carbons, The 7th International Symposium on Water Supply Technology, 452-461. (November, Yokohama, Japan) [Oral]
  58. Ikuro Kasuga, Dai Shimazaki, and Shoichi Kunikane (2006) Influence of backwashing on microbial community in biofilm developed on biological activated carbon in an advanced drinking water purification plant, IWA-specialist conference Biofilm Systems VI, 217-226. (24-27 September, Amsterdam, Holland) [Oral]
  59. Hee-kyong Oh, Chie Kagawa, Taro Urase, Ikuro Kasuga, Dai Shimazaki, and Shoichi Kunikane (2006) Removal of ionic and non-ionic pharmaceuticals using granular activated carbon, The Proceedings of the 2006 Korean Society of Environmental Engineers, 67. (April, Goyang, Korea) [Oral]
  60. Kiyo Hasegawa, Katsura Shimizu-Ishi, Ikuro Kasuga, and Keisuke Hanaki (2004) Nitrate removal efficiency and bacterial community structure of sulfur-dependent denitrification process treating effluent from agricultural field, The Second International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment (December, Hanoi, Vietnam) [Oral]
  61. Ikuro Kasuga, Fumiyuki Nakajima, and Hiroaki Furumai (2004) Characterization of 16S rDNA and catechol dioxygenase genes of bacterial community as a fingerprint of dissolved organic matter in a drinking water source, The 4th IWA World Water Congress, Paper ID23842. (September, Marrakech, Morocco) [Poster]

Books

  1. Futoshi Kurisu, Seigen Kawashima, Ikuro Kasuga, and Hiroaki Furumai (2009) Analysis of urban water problems in Medan City, Indonesia. 45-50, (In) Southeast Asian Water Environment 3, (Ed) Takizawa S, Kurisu F and Satoh H, IWA publishing..

Invited presentations/Workshop

  1. Ikuro Kasuga (2010) Characterization of microbial community function in biological activated carbon (BAC) filtration for advanced drinking water treatment. (30 September, KWR Watercycle Institute, The Netherlands)
  2. Ikuro Kasuga (2010) Functional characterization of microbial community associated with granular activated carbon used in advanced drinking water treatment, Umik Seminar (26 November, EAWAG, Switzerland)
  3. Ikuro Kasuga (2009) Characterization of ammonia-oxidizing archaea associated with biological activated carbon used for advanced drinking water treatment, International Workshop on water and Wastewater Treatment. (23-25 October, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taipei)

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Contact

Ikuro Kasuga, Dr.Eng.
Associate Professor
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7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan 113-8656
Water Environment Technology Laboratory
Department of Urban Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering
The University of Tokyo