Profile (KASAI, Akira)

Curriculum Vitae

Kasai TitleAssociate Professor
E-mailkasai(at)kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Age44
MottoNot to be in a hurry, Not to get worked up, and, Not to become pessimistic.

Lectures

Graduate Course
  • Advanced lecture on Earthquake Engineering
  • Advanced lecture on Earthquake-resistant Design Methods
Undergraduate Course
  • Advanced Course of Informatics
  • Experiments of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Design Procedure of Infrastructures
  • Advanced Cource of Structural Mechanics
  • Basic Exercises of Mathematics in Civil Engineering (Omnibus Type)

Academic Background and Professional Career

Academic Background
High SchoolIchinomiya West High School (Graduated on March 1st, 1989)
UniversityNagoya University
School of Engineering, Dept. of Civil Engineering (Graduated on March 25th, 1996)
University
(Graduate Course)
Nagoya University
Graduate School of Eingineering, Dept. of Civil Engineering (Graduated on 25th, 1998)
Professional Career
1998.04Research Associate, Nagoya University
2005.04Lecturer, Nagoya University
2009.04Lecturer, Nagoya University
2010.04Associate Professor, Kumamoto University

Achievements on Research Activities

Journal Papers
2011-2020 (13)
2001-2010 (21)
1991-2000 (10)
  • Qingyun LIU, Tsutomu USAMI and Akira KASAI (2000):Inelastic Seismic Response Analysis of Eccentrically Loaded Steel Bridge Piers,土木学会論文集,No.654/I-52,pp.25-38.
  • 中島大輔,宇佐美勉,葛西昭,金田一智章 (2000):免震鋼製橋脚のハイブリッド地震応答実験手法の妥当性に関する検討,構造工学論文集,土木学会,Vol.46A,pp.869-878.
  • 葛西昭,河村康文,宇佐美勉 (2000):鋼製橋脚-基礎-地盤連成系の大地震時挙動,構造工学論文集,土木学会,Vol.46A,pp.745-756.
  • Liu, Q., Kasai, A. and Usami, T. (2000): Inelastic response spectra for seismic design verification of pipe and stiffened box steel bridge piers, J. Structural Engineering, JSCE, Vol.46A, pp.641-652.
  • Liu, Q., Kasai, A. and Usami, T. (1999): Comparative study of four hysteretic models for pipe-section steel bridge piers, J. Structural Mechanics and Earthquake Engineering, JSCE, No.633/I-49, pp.11-24.
  • 子林稔,宇佐美勉,葛西昭 (1999):免震および非免震鋼製橋脚の動的解析による耐震性能評価,土木学会論文集,No.619/I-47,pp.177-192.
  • Liu, Q., Kasai, A. and Usami, T. (1999): Parameter identification of damage-based hysteretic model for pipe-section steel bridge piers, J. Structure Engineering, JSCE, Vol.45A, pp.1005-1016.
  • 天野麻衣,葛西昭,宇佐美勉,葛漢彬,岡本真悟,前野裕文 (1998):コンクリート部分充填鋼製橋脚の弾塑性挙動に関する実験的及び解析的研究,構造工学論文集,土木学会,Vol.44A,pp.179-188.
  • 山田尚之,葛西昭,宇佐美勉 (1997):コンクリートを部分的に充填した鋼製八角形断面柱の最適充填率と変形能に関する解析的研究,構造工学論文集,土木学会,Vol.43A,pp.237-243.
  • 葛西昭,葛漢彬,宇佐美勉 (1997):コンクリート部分充填鋼製橋脚の耐震性能,橋梁と基礎,Vol.31,No.9, pp.23-29.
Proceedings
2011-2020 (6)
  • Kohei Hashimoto, Akira Kasai and Kulkarni N.G. (2012): Comparative study between 2D seismic design methods for steel bridge piers with circular cross-section, Proc. of the 9th German-Japanese Bridge Symposium, 10–11 September, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Hamid Afzali, Toshitaka Yamao, Akira Kasai and Keizo Yamamoto (2012): Elasto-plastic behavior of steel frame structures taking into account buckling damage, Proc. of the 9th German-Japanese Bridge Symposium, 10–11 September, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Tatsuo Kakiuchi, Akira Kasai, Kohei Miyazaki, Toshitaka Yamao, Saeki Inagaki (2011): A seismic performance evaluation of steel rigid frame viaducts integrated superstructure and substructures considering local buckling behaviors, Proc. of the 6th Intl. Conference on Thin walled Structures, Romania.
  • Toshitaka Yamao, Masahaya Murata, Akira Kasai (2011): Evaluation of verification method and ultimate strain of I-section members subjected to axial force and biaxial bending moments, Proc. of the 6th Intl. Conference on Thin walled Structures, Romania.
  • Toshitaka Yamao, Akira Kasai and Kensaku Miyachika (2011): 座屈の影響を考慮した鋼製骨組構造の非線形動的応答解析法の検討, Proc. of the 14th sympojium on Seismic Design of Bridges based on Sesimic Performance, pp. 41-48, Japan (in Japanese).
  • Tatsuo Kakiuchi, Akira Kasai, Genki Iwashita and Kohei Miyazaki (2011): 地震動の入射角を考慮した橋梁の耐震性能評価, Proc. of the 14th sympojium on Seismic Design of Bridges based on Sesimic Performance, pp.157-160, Japan (in Japanese).
2001-2010 (10)
  • Zhirong Lin and Akira Kasai (2009): Influence of local defects on buckling behaviors of pressure steel pipe, Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures, Hong Kong, China, Dec. 16-18.
  • Kulkarni N. and Kasai A. (2009): Effect of bi-directional cyclic loading on seismic capacity and buckling behavior of thin-walled circular steel bridge piers, Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures.
  • Kulkarni N. and Kasai A. (2009): Effect of varying axial load on cyclic behavior of circular steel bridge piers, Proceedings of 11th International Summer Symposium, JSCE, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 1-4.
  • Zhirong Lin and Akira Kasai (2009): Wave propagation analysis of plate-Winkler foundation system with application example of a new design for reduction of vibration, Proceedings of the 11th international summer symposium, JSCE, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 17-20.
  • Kulkarni N. and Kasai A. (2009): Seismic verification method for thin-walled circular steel piers under bi-directional loading, Proceedings of 2nd International conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, No. CD196.
  • Kulkarni N. and Kasai A. (2009): Analytical study on seismic verification method of steel columns subjected to bi-directional loadings, Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability.
  • Kasai, A. Watanabe, N. and Usami, T. (2007): Whole buckling Behavior of Buckling-restrained Brace Members, Proceedings of the Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 2007.6.
  • Usami, T., Kasai, A. and Kato, M. (2003): Cyclic behavior of buckling-restrained brace members - numerical study and experiment, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Structures, pp.1307-1312, 2003.6.
  • Usami, T., Kasai, A. and Kato, M. (2003): Behavior of buckling-restrained brace members, Proceedings of the Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas, pp.211-216, 2003.6.
  • Usami, T., Chusilp, P., Kasai, A. and Watanabe, T. (2001): Evaluation of Strength and Ductility Capacities for Steel Plates in Cyclic Shear, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Thin-walled Structures, pp.145-152, 2001.6.
1991-2000 (2)
  • Usami, T., Chusilp, P., Kasai, A. and Watanabe, T. (2000): Strength and Ductility of Stiffened Steel Plates in Cyclic Shear, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Structural Stability and Dynamics, pp.141-149, 2000.
  • Kasai, A. and Usami, T. (1999): An Analytical Study on Seismic Response of Steel Bridge Piers Considering Soil-Structure Interaction, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures, pp.1157-1166, 1999.12.
Books
2011-2020 (1)
  • Japan Society of Civil Engineers (2012): Basic Theory and Design of Hybrid Structures, JSCE, 116p. (Co-authors, in Japanese).