Hironori Kato

The University of Tokyo
Profile / Bio: 

Prof. Hironori Kato is a Full Professor of Civil Engineering in the Graduate School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo since November 2013. His main research focuses and teaching subjects are transportation planning and policy, transportation economics, transportation finance, and travel behavioral analysis. He has actively been participating in the progress of international academic societies beyond domestic boundaries, and is the Editor-In-Chief of Asian Transport Studies, Academic Editor of PLOS ONE Editorial Board, and Member of Sustainability Reviewer Board. With his multidisciplinary approach, Prof. Kato has been extensively serving for many public policy advisory and research committees in Japan’s national and local contexts and been involved in various overseas infrastructure projects and policy programs initiated by major international institutions, such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
HSR, Accessibility and Regional Economy in Japan 26 June 2020 Slides Economics, Transport, Urban Development, Regional Cooperation and Integration, Capacity Development