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Michael William Hall Last modified date:2017.07.28

Associate Professor / Social System Design
Department of Design Strategy
Faculty of Design


Graduate School
Undergraduate School


E-Mail
Phone
092-553-4634
Fax
092-553-4634
Academic Degree
Doctor of Design
Field of Specialization
English skills and environmental risk management
Outline Activities
Research on risk management systems for the prevention of soil contamination by small and medium sized enterprises.
Research on using bamboo biochar to improve organic growing practices.
Research
Research Interests
  • Produce bamboo charcoal as one means to sequester carbon and cut the excessive growth of bamboo forest in Itoshima to improve the local environment. Also, the bamboo biochar once added to the local farmland can produce better vegetables and they can be marketed as environmentally friendly produce.
    keyword : Bamboo biochar, eco brand, local agriculture
    2012.01~2015.01.
Current and Past Project
  • This project produces bamboo charcoal known as "biochar" together with a local volunteer group to promote a carbon minus scheme to improve the local economy and environment.
Academic Activities
Papers
1. Michael William Hall, Utilizing Bamboo Biochar for Carbon Sequestration and Local Economic Development, Causes, Impacts and Solutions to Global Warming Springer Publishing, 2013.07.
2. Michael Hall and Kengo Saeki, Project Based Learning to Promote Conservation on a Hillside in Japan, North American Association for Environmental Education, Proceeding page 7, 2010.09.
3. Michael W. Hall, Kousuke Miyaji, A Comparative Study of Leading U.S. and Japanese Firms Risk Management Policies:In Search of New Risk
Management Strategies
, National Association of Environmental Professionals , National Association of Environmental Professionals 30th
Annual Conference
pp.1-11, 2005.04.
4. Michael W. Hall, Kousuke Miyaji, In Search of New Risk Management Strategies Using a Comparative Evaluation of Environmental Laws for Soil Contamination in the United States, Germany and Japan
, 2004 IEEE International Engineering Management , 2004 IEEE International Engineering
Management Conference Volume 1
pp.27-31, 2004.10.
Presentations
1. Michael William Hall, UTILIZING BAMBOO BIOCHAR FOR CARBON SEQUESTRATION AND LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, Global Conference on Global Warming, 2012.07.11.
2. Proposed a collaborative project based learning program to prevent point source pollution programs at SMEs..
3. The project developed a trial for local children to learn about the ecosystem and enjoy nature..
4. A Proposal for Project Based Learning to Promote a Pollution Prevention Program at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises to Prevent Soil Contamination:
Case Studies from the Printing Sector
.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japan Biochar Association
  • National Association of Environmental Professionals
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