Professor, Graduate School of International Resource Sciences, Akita University

Fumiaki INAGAKI is a Professor at the Graduate School of International Resource Sciences, Akita University. 
His research interests are International Relations and Resource Policy in Eurasia, mainly Central Asia. Since 2021, he has been a principal investigator of JICA/JST SATREPS, “The Project for the Development of Decarbonized Heat Energy Supply System using Ground Heat Source.” He is also a co-editor of Resource Geopolitics (in Japanese). Moreover, he has published articles on Central Asian Politics from the perspectives of geopolitics, nation-building process, and water conflict after the collapse of the Soviet Union. He co-authors the articles related to Ground Heat Source Pump technology. 


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Ikeda, Hajime, Y. Kawamura, Oluwafemi Kolade, Daniyar Malgazhdar, Mahdi Saadat, Fumiaki Inagaki, Hisatoshi Toriya, and Frederick Cawood. “Communication Experiment of Wi-Fi Direct for Underground Mine Environment Visualization System.” In Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 65–76, 2022. 

Usmonov, Farrukh, and Fumiaki Inagaki. ‘UNDERSTANDING JAPANESE SOFT POWER POLICY AND ITS FEATURE IN CENTRAL ASIA’. Central Asia and The Caucasus 22 (March 2021): 29–38.

Toriya, Hisatoshi, Ashraf Dewan, Hajime Ikeda, Narihiro Owada, Mahdi Saadat, Fumiaki Inagaki, Youhei Kawamura, and Itaru Kitahara. 2022. "Use of a DNN-Based Image Translator with Edge Enhancement Technique to Estimate Correspondence between SAR and Optical Images" Applied Sciences 12, no. 9 (April 2022): 4159.

Manjate, Elsa Pansilvania Andre; Saadat, Mahdi; Toriya, Hisatoshi; Inagaki, Fumiaki; and Kawamura, Youhei (2021) "Application of Entropy Method for Estimating Factor Weights in Mining-Method Selection for Development of Novel Mining-Method Selection System," Journal of Sustainable Mining 20(4) (January 2022):296-308.

Tungol, Zedrick Paul L., Hisatoshi Toriya, Narihiro Owada, Itaru Kitahara, Fumiaki Inagaki, Mahdi Saadat, Hyong Doo Jang, and Youhei Kawamura. 2021. "Model Scaling in Smartphone GNSS-Aided Photogrammetry for Fragmentation Size Distribution Estimation" Minerals 11, no. 12 (November 2021): 1301.

Toriya, Hisatoshi, Narihiro Owada, Mahdi S., Fumiaki Inagaki, Ashraf Dewan, Youhei Kawamura, and Itaru Kitahara. ‘Mutual Superimposing of SAR and Ground-Level Shooting Images Mediated by Intermediate Multi-Altitude Images’. Array 12 (10 2021): 100102.

Sinaice, Brian Bino, Narihiro Owada, Mahdi Saadat, Hisatoshi Toriya, Fumiaki Inagaki, Zibisani Bagai, and Youhei Kawamura. 2021. "Coupling NCA Dimensionality Reduction with Machine Learning in Multispectral Rock Classification Problems" Minerals 11, no. 8 (August 2021): 846.

Usmonov, Farrukh, and Fumiaki Inagaki. “Japan and Water Resources of Tajikistan: Contribution, Challenges, and Realities.” Central Asia and the Caucasus 18 (January 2017): 70–77.

Hirano, Toshisuke, Toshikazu Tsumura, Fumiaki Inagaki, and Yoshinari Kawabata. “Conceptual Design of Modernization and Estimation of Energy Efficiency Improvement for Coal Boilers in Heat Supply Stations in Kyrgyz.” Journal of Arid Land Studies 25, no. 3 (March 2016): 245–48.

Social Publications

Ilolov, Mamadsho, Akhmadsho Ilolov, Fumiaki Inagaki, Jamshed Rahmatov. "Stochastic Fractality of the Gilondi Geothermal Reservoir" 48th Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University, United States, Feburary 8, 2022.

Oda, Junichiro, Fumiaki Inagaki, Honoka Kawakami, Yui Narita, Mirzosaid Sultonov. "Feasibility of Air-Conditioning System Using Ground Source Heat Pump in Tajikistan" 39th International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) North American Conference, United States, October 24, 2022.

Inagaki, Fumiaki. "About the project for the Development of a Decarbonized Heat Energy Supply System using Ground Heat Source" TOYO SDGs GREEN FORUM, Toyo University, Tokyo, October 13, 2022.

Nawata, Hiroshi, Fumiaki Inagaki. "Citizen Science Program Introducing the Emergency Power System after the Japan Earthquake of 2011" 43rd IAEE (The International Association for Energy Economics) International Conference, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, August 2, 2022.

Inagaki, Fumiaki. "About the project for the Development of a Decarbonized Heat Energy Supply System using Ground Heat Source" CASIB Regional Stakeholder Conference 2022, Ministry of Innovative Development of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan, October 18, 2022.

Inagaki, Fumiaki. "Energy and Environmental Security in Landlocked Tajikistan: The Influence of Chinese OBOR Initiative" シンポジウム「資源と環境にみる内陸国の安全保障」, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, August 7, 2019.

Inagaki, Fumiaki. "Is China Newly Supplier of the International Public Goods in Central Asia? In the Case of Tajikistan" The 10th East Asian Conference on Slavic Eurasian Studies, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, June 19, 2019.

Inagaki, Fumiaki. "Tajikistan and Chinese Relationship on Energy: Would China provide the international common goods in Energy Field of Central Asia?" World Studies International Conference 2017, Taiwan State University, Taiwan, April 1, 2017.

Inagaki, Fumiaki. "Energy and Environmental Nexus in Central Asia: Energy Policy of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan" ICCEES IX World Congress in Makuhari, Kanda University of International Studies, Tokyo, August 8, 2015.

Inagaki, Fumiaki. "Energy Security in Central Asian Countries" Academic Workshop “Energy Security in Pan-European Region” Tokyo Marunouchi Campus, Kwansei Gakuin University, Tokyo, August 5, 2015.