Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Sub-Japanese University Consortium (JUC) Members
Japanese University Consortium (JUC) Support to DRM program in MJIIT
The DRM program in MJIIT is supported by the Japanese University Consortium (JUC) that consists of over 30 top Japanese Universities. The DRM Sub Committee of JUC includes Tsukuba University (Chair), Shibaura Institute of Technology (Co-chair), Kyoto University (Co-chair), Kyushu University (Co-chair), International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention (NIED), Yamaguchi University, Kanazawa University and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), with an additional of one new member which is Tokyo City University.
The JUC members dispatch renowned Japanese educators, researchers and practitioners in the field of disaster risk management to MJIIT to teach and advise the MDRM students, and also support the research in DRM field. They also provide technical support to conduct MDRM projects and attachment programme in Japan.
In addition, the DRM program offers opportunities to collaborate with university and research institutes in Japan and other ASEAN countries through the Japan-ASEAN Science, Technology and Innovation Platform (JASTIP) (http://jastip.org/en/project/disaster_prevention/) and ASEAN University Network (AUN) administered under the JICA project, AUN/SEED-Net (http://www.seed-net.org/).