Haruo Hayashi, Director of Research Center for DRS, DPRI, Kyoto University


















HARUO HAYASHI is Professor of the Kyoto University Graduate School of Informatics. He also belongs to Research Center for Disaster Reduction Systems at Kyoto University's Disaster Prevention Research Institute where he has taught since 1994.

He received both his Bachelors and Master's degrees from Waseda University, and Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles.

The general focus of Dr. Hayashi's work is on Societal and Human Reactions to Disasters, Risk Communication and Education, Information System for Disaster Management, Standardization of Emergency Operations, and Multi-hazard Risk Assessment.