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SUGII Toshio


Year of Birth 1962
Place of Birth Gifu
Title Assistant to the President, Professor
Belong to Dept. of Civil Engineering
School of General Education, Selective Topics Program
Constructional Engineering (graduate school)
Division of University Evaluation
Division of Institutional Research
Graduated Gifu University, Graduate School of Engineering
Degree Dr. of Engineering, Nagoya University
Academic Institutional Membership Japan Society of Civil Engineers
The Japanese Geotechnical Society (Board director:2013-2014)
International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
Japanese Association of Groundwater Hydrology
Japan Society of Natural Disaster Science
Field of Study Geotechnical Engineering, Soil Science, Soil Mechanics
Research, Studies Hydraulic Conductivity of Unsaturated Soil, Modeling of Water Characteristic Curve, Slope Stability during Heavy Rainfall, Seepage Failure, Prediction of Liquefaction
Curriculum Specialized Advanced Soil Mechanics, Soil Mechanics, Exercises of Soil Engineering, Experiments of Soil Engineering

Books Published, Translation

Standards of Japanese Geo-technical-Test Method for Water Retentivity of Soils (joint work), The Japan Geo-technical Society, JGS0151, 2000

Academic Papers, Critique

Levee damage and revetment erosion by the 2019 Typhoon Hagibis in the Chikuma River, Japan, Soils and Foundations,

Measurement of field-hydraulic soil properties using suction infiltrometer for soil-based pavement, Proc. of 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, pp.84-89, 2019.

Ground destabilization due to soil particle effluxes, Proc.of The 15th Regional Conference of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering., JPN-039, pp.1732-1735, 2015.

Measurement of Unsaturated Ground Hydraulic Properties using a Dynamic State Soil Moisture Distribution Model, Proc. of 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, pp.1195-1198, 2013.

Identifying Location of Rockfall Sources by Topographical and Geological Conditions, Proc. of International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control, pp.1551-1557, 2012.

Study on Hydraulic Properties of Aggregate Masa Soil, Proc. of the 1st Korea-Japan Joint Workshop on Unsaturated Soils, 2009

Development of a filed measurement of unsaturated hydraulic conductivity in slopes, Proc. of 3rd Asian Conference on Unsaturated Soil, 2007

Predicting the hydraulic conductivity of unsaturated soils from a soil moisture profile, Proc. of the 4thInternational Conference on Unsaturated Soils, 2006

Modeling of soil moisture profile during infiltration into vadose zone, Proc. of the 16thInternational Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 2005

Evaluation of soil water characteristic curve of sandy soil using comaction energy, Proc. of the 2nd Asian Conference on Unsaturated Soils, 2003

Determination of Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity taking account of in-situ test, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Groundwater Problems Related to Geo-Environment, 2003

Relationship between Soil-water Characteristic Curve and Void Ratio, Proceedings of International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, 2002

Permeability Test of Unsaturated Soil Approximating Moisture Distribution, Proceedings of International Symposium, on Suction, Swelling, Permeability and Structure of Clays, IS -SHIZUOKA, 2001

Measuring Hydraulic Properties for Unsaturated Soils with Unsteady Method, Unsaturated Soils for Asia, A. A. Balkema, 2000

Evaluation of Critical Rainfall with Logit Model, Slope Stability Engineering, A. A. Balkema, 1999

Critical Velocity of Multiple Particles for Seepage Failure, Deformation and Progressive Failure in Geomechanics, Pergamon, 1997

Evaluation of Filter Considering Information About Pore Size, Proc. of 2nd International Conference on Geofilters, 1996

Social Activities

Local Commissioner of Meeting of Disasterb

Staff of in Chubu Branch of The Japanese Geotechnical Society

Manager of Committee of Excavated Road in Japan Highway Public Co.

Staff of Meeting of Slope Stability in Japan Highway Public Co.


Measuring Hydraulic Conductivity of Unsaturated Soils in Laboratory & Field, College Plaza in Nagoya, 1999-2000

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