Suppasri Anawat

Name Anawat Suppasri
Academic position Associate Professor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
Education
  • (2010) Ph.D. in Tsunami Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan
  • (2007) M. Eng. in Water Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • (2005) B. Eng. in Civil Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • TEL / FAX 022-752-2090 / 022-752-2091
    Email suppasri{at mark}irides.tohoku.ac.jp
    Research interests Tsunami numerical modeling, Tsunami generation mechanism, Tsunami damage field survey, Tsunami Vulnerability, Tsunami hazard and risk evaluation, Disaster prevention education
    Research projects
    Journal editors Coastal Engineering Journal and International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
    Journal reviewers British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, Coastal Engineering Journal, Disasters Journal, Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, Engineering Structures, Episodes,Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, International Journal of Sustainable Future for Human Security, Journal of Disaster Reserach, Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, Ocean Engineering, Natural Hazards, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Ocean Engineering, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Risk Analysis, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Safety, Sustainability, Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, Water
    Papers and citations
  • Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge LINK
  • Google Scholar LINK
  • Awards and prizes
  • Construction Engineering Reserach Award 2015, Society for the Promotion of Construction Engineering LINK
  • Paper Encouragement Award 2015, JSCE-Tohoku Branch (Co-author) LINK
  • Best paper award 2015, 6th International Conference on Sustainable Future for Human Security (SUSTAIN 2015) (Co-author) LINK
  • Scientific award 2015, Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science (JSNDS) (Co-author) LINK
  • Paper Encouragement award 2014, Coastal Engineering (JSCE) (Co-author) LINK
  • Outstanding reviewer 2013 and 2015, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction LINK
  • Hazard 2000 Award 2013 LINK
  • TJIA Best Presentation Award 2011 LINK
  • JAMSTEC Nakanishi Award 2011 LINK
  • Costal Engineering Journal Award 2011 LINK
  • Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship (2007-2010)
  • Hodaka Prize 2007 LINK
  • Royal Thai Government (RTG) Fellowship (2005-2007 )
  • The 2011 Tohoku tsunami field guide
    Teaching class ‰ˆŠÝŠC—mŠÂ‹«HŠw Coastal Engineering, Hydraulic experiment (Hydraulic jump), International Lecturer of Global Disaster Mitigation I, Convergence Lab 1, …ŠÂ‹«ƒtƒƒ“ƒeƒBƒAuÀ’ÔgÐŠQ”­¶‚̃ƒJƒjƒYƒ€‚Æ”íŠQŒyŒ¸ôNo.12, Practical Disaster Prevention Science II (shared with Assoc. Prof. Jeremy Bricker)
    Recent disaster field surveys
  • 2013 Storm surge due to typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
  • 2013 Landslide due to typhoon Wipha in Tokyo
  • 2011 Floods in Thailand
  • Peer reviewed journals
    1. Suppasri, A., Latcharote, P., Bricker, J. D., Leelawat, N., Hayashi, A., Yamashita, K., Makinoshima, F., Roeber, V. and Imamura, F. (2016) Improvement of tsunami countermeasures based on lessons from the 2011 great east japan earthquake and tsunami -Situation after five years-, Coastal Engineering Journal, 58 (4), 1640011. LINK
    2. Latcharote, P. Suppasri, A., 1. Imamura, F., Aytore, B. and Yalciner, A. C. (2016) Possible worst-case tsunami scenarios around the Marmara Sea from combined earthquake and landslide sources, Pure and Applied Geophysics (Published online). LINK
    3. Macabuag, J., Rossetto, T., Ioannou, I., Suppasri, A., Sugawara, D., Adriano, B., Imamura, F. and Koshimura, S. (2016) A proposed methodology for deriving tsunami fragility functions for buildings using optimum intensity measures, Natural Hazards, 84 (2), 1257-1285. LINK
    4. Leelawat, N., Suppasri, A., Murao, O. and Imamura, F. (2016) A study on the influential factors on building damage in Sri Lanka from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, 10 (2), 1640001. LINK
    5. Riyaz, M. and Suppasri, A. (2016) Geological and geomorphological tsunami hazard analysis for Maldives using integrated WE method and LR model, Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, 10 (1), 1650003. LINK
    6. Fukutani, Y., Suppasri, A. and Imamura, F. (2015) Uncertainty in tsunami wave heights and arrival times caused by the rupture velocity in the strike direction of large earthquakes, Natural Hazards, 80 (3), 1749-1782. LINK
    7. Leelawat, N., Suppasri, A., Kure, S., Yi, C. J., Mateo, C. M R. and Imamura, F. (2015) Disaster Warning System in the Philippines through Enterprise Engineering Perspective: A Study on the 2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan, Journal of Disaster Research, 10 (6), 1041-1050. LINK
    8. Charvet, I., Suppasri, A. , Kimura, H., Sugawara, D. and Imamura, F. (2015) Fragility estimations for Kesennuma City following the 2011 Great East Japan Tsunami based on maximum flow depths, velocities and debris impact, with evaluation of the ordinal model's predictive accuracy, Natural hazards, 79(3), 2073-2099. LINK
    9. Leelawat, N., Suppasri, A. and Imamura, F. (2015) Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: A Business Process Management Perspective, International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 6(3), 310-314. LINK
    10. Suppasri, A., Goto, K., Muhari, A., Ranasinghe, P., Riyaz, M., Affan, M., Mas, E., Yasuda, M. and Imamura, F. (2015) A decade after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami- The progress in disaster preparedness and future challenges in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Maldives, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 172(12), 3313-3341. LINK
    11. Mas, E., Koshimura, S., Imamura, F., Suppasri, A., Muhari, A. and Adriano, B. (2015) Recent advances 1 in agent-based tsunami evacuation simulations: Case studies in Indonesia, Thailand, Japan and Peru, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 172(12), 3409-3424. LINK
    12. Sozdinler, C. O., Yalciner, A. C., Zaytsev, A., Suppasri, A. and Imamura, F. (2015) Investigation of hydrodynamic parameters and the effects of coastal protection structures during the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami in Kamaishi Bay, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 172(12), 3473-3491. LINK
    13. Yi, J. C., Suppasri, A., Kure, S., Bricker, J. D., Mas, E., Quimpo, M. and Yasuda, M. (2015) Storm Surge Mapping of Typhoon Haiyan and its Impact in Tanauan, Leyte, Philippines, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 13, 207-214. LINK
    14. Leelawat, N., Suppasri, A., Charvet, I., Kimura, T., Sugawara, D., Imamura, F. (2015) A Study on Influential Factors on Building Damage in Kesennuma, Japan from the 2011 Great East Japan Tsunami, Engineering Journal, 19 (3), 105-115. LINK
    15. Muhari, A., Charvet, I., Futami, T., Suppasri, A. and Imamura, F. (2015) Assessment of tsunami hazard in port and its impact on marine vessels from tsunami model and observed damage data, Natural Hazards, 78(2), 1309-1328. LINK
    16. Fukutani, Y., Suppasri, A. and Imamura, F. (2014) Stochastic analysis and uncertainty assessment of tsunami wave height using a random source parameter model that targets a Tohoku-type earthquake fault, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 29(7), 1763-1779. LINK
    17. Suppasri, A., Charvet, I., Imai, K. and Imamura, F. (2015) Fragility curves based on data from the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami in Ishinomaki city with discussion of parameters influencing building damage, Earthquake Spectra, 31 (2), 841-868. LINK
    18. Mas, E., Bricker, J., Kure, S., Adriano, B., Yi, C, Suppasri, A. and Koshimura, S. (2015) Field survey report and satellite image interpretation of the 2013 super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 15, 805-816. LINK
    19. Leelawat, N., Mateo, C. M. R., Gaspay, S. M., Suppasri, A. and Imamura, F. (2014) Filipinosf view on the disaster information for the 2013 Super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, International Journal of Sustainable Future for Human Security, 2 (2) 16-28. LINK
    20. Charvet, I., Ioannou, I., Rossetto, T., Suppasri, A. and Imamura, F. (2014) Empirical fragility assessment of buildings affected by the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami using improved statistical models, Natural Hazards, 73 (2), 951-973. LINK
    21. Charvet, I., Suppasri, A. and Imamura, F. (2014) Empirical fragility analysis of building damage caused by the 2011 Great East Japan Tsunami in Ishinomaki City using ordinal regression, and influence of key geographical features, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 8 (7), 1853-1867. LINK
    22. Leelawat, N., Suppasri, A., Charvet, I. and Imamura, F. (2014) Building damage from the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami: Quantitative assessment of influential factors - A new perspective on building damage analysis, Natural Hazards, 73 (2), 449-471. LINK
    23. Suppasri, A., Muhari, A., Futami, T., Imamura, F. and Shuto, N. (2014) Loss functions of small marine vessels based on surveyed data and numerical simulation of the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami, Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering-ASCE, 140 (5), 04014018. LINK
    24. Suppasri, A., Koshimura, S., Imamura, F., Ruangrassamee, A. and Foytong, P. (2013) A review of tsunami damage assessment methods and building performance in Thailand, Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, 7 (5), 1350036. LINK
    25. Esteban, M., Tsimopoulou,V., Mikami, T., Yun, N.Y.,Suppasri, A. and Shibayama, T. (2013) Recent tsunamis events and preparedness: development of tsunami awareness in Indonesia, Chile and Japan, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 5, 84-97 LINK
    26. Suppasri, A., Imamura, F. and Koshimura S. (2013), Tsunami hazard and building damage assessment in Thailand using numerical model and fragility curves, Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, 7 (5), 1250028. LINK
    27. Suppasri, A., Shuto, N., Imamura, F., Koshimura, S., Mas, E. and Yalciner, A.C. (2013) Lessons learned from the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami: Performance of tsunami countermeasures, coastal buildings and tsunami evacuation in Japan, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 170(6-8), 993-1018. (Best Presentation Award at the Thailand-Japan International Academic Conference in 2011) LINK
    28. Suppasri, A., Mas, E., Charvet, I., Gunasekera, R., Imai, K., Fukutani, Y., Abe, Y. and Imamura, F. (2013), Building damage characteristics based on surveyed data and fragility curves of the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami, Natural Hazards, 66 (2), 319-341. LINK
    29. Muhari, A., Imamura, F., Suppasri, A. and Mas, E. (2012) Tsunami arrival time characteristics of the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami revealed from eyewitness, evidences and numerical simulation, Journal of Natural Disaster Science, 34 (1), 91-104. LINK
    30. Mas, E., Suppasri, A., Koshimura, S. and Imamura, F. (2012) Agent based simulation of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Tsunami evacuation procedure. Introduction to an integrated model of tsunami inundation and evacuation, Journal of Natural Disaster Science, 34 (1), 41-57. (Best presentation at the 9th CUEE and 4th ACEE conference in 2012) LINK
    31. Suppasri, A., Muhari, A., Ranasinghe, P., Mas, E., Shuto, N., Imamura, F. and Koshimura, S. (2012) Damage and reconstruction after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami, Journal of Natural Disaster Science, 34 (1), 19-39. LINK
    32. Suppasri, A., Futami, T., Tabuchi, S. and Imamura, F. (2012) Mapping of historical tsunamis in the Indian and Southwest Pacific Oceans, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 1, 62-71. LINK
    33. Mas, E., Koshimura, S., Suppasri, A., Matsuoka, M., Yoshii, T., Jimenez, C., Yamazaki, F. and Imamura. F. (2012) Developing tsunami fragility curves using remote sensing and survey data of the 2010 Chilean tsunami in Dichato, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12 (8), 2709-2718. LINK
    34. Suppasri, A., Imamura, F. and Koshimura, S. (2012) Probabilistic tsunami hazard analysis and risk to coastal populations in Thailand, Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, 6(2), 1250011. LINK
    35. Suppasri, A., Imamura, F. and Koshimura, S. (2012) Tsunami hazard and casualty estimation in a coastal area that neighbors the Indian Ocean and South China Sea, Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, 6(2), 1250010. LINK
    36. Suppasri, A., Mas, E., Koshimura, S., Imai, K., Harada, K. and Imamura, F. (2012) Developing tsunami fragility curves from the surveyed data of the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami in Sendai and Ishinomaki Plains, Coastal Engineering Journal, 54(1) Special Anniverary Issue on the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Tsunami, 1250005 LINK
    37. Suppasri, A., Koshimura, S., Imai, K., Mas, E., Gokon, H., Muhari, A. and Imamura, F. (2012) Damage characteristic and field survey of the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami in Miyagi prefecture, Coastal Engineering Journal, 54(1) Special Anniverary Issue on the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Tsunami, 1250008 LINK
    38. Suppasri, A., Imamura, F. and Koshimura, S. (2012) Tsunamigenic Ratio of the Pacific Ocean Earthquakes and a proposal for a Tsunami Index, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12(1), 175-185. LINK
    39. Suppasri, A., Koshimura, S. and Imamura, F. (2011) Developing tsunami fragility curves based on the satellite remote sensing and the numerical modeling of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Thailand, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11(1), 173-189 LINK
    40. Suppasri, A., Imamura, F. and Koshimura, S. (2010) Effect of the rupture velocity of fault motion, ocean current and initial sea level on the transoceanic propagation of tsunami, Coastal Engineering Journal, 52(2), 107-132 (CEJ Award and JAMSTEC Nakanishi Award) LINK
    Book and report chapters
    1. Suppasri, A. and Fukutani, Y.(2016) Natural Catastrophe risk management and modelling: A practitioners guide: Section 3.8 Tsunami, Edited by Matthew Foote, John Hillier, Matthew Jones, Kirsten Mitchell-Wallace, Wiley
    2. Suppasri, A., Nguyen, D., Abe, Y., Yasuda, M., Fukutani, Y., Imamura, F. and Shuto, N. (2015) Offshore evacuation of fishing boats -Lessons from the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami and its future challenge, Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, Tohoku University, 32, 33-45. LINK
    3. Yasuda, M., Imamura, F. and Suppasri, A. (2015) International forum on disaster reduction for children-Activity on disaster reduction awareness in 2014, Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, Tohoku University, 32, 293-299. LINK
    4. Suppasri, A., Charvet, I., Macabuag, J., Rossetto, T., Leelawat, N., Latcharote, P. and Imamura, F. (2015) Building damage assessment and implications for future tsunami fragility estimations, Handbook of coastal disaster mitigation engineers and planners, Edited by Esteban, M., Takagi, H. and Shibayama, T., Elsevier, 147-178. LINK
    5. Esteban, M., Thao, N. D., Takagi, H., Tsimopoulou, V., Mikami, T., Yun, N. Y. and Suppasri, A. (2015) The emergence of global tsunami awareness in Chile, Indonesia, Japan and Vietnam, Coastal disasters: Handbook of coastal disaster mitigation engineers and planners, Edited by Esteban, M., Takagi, H. and Shibayama, T., Elsevier, 205-233. LINK
    6. Suppasri, A., Abe, Y., Yasuda, M., Fukutani, Y. and Imamura, F. (2015) Tsunami signs, memorials and evacuation drills in Miyagi prefecture after the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami, Handbook of coastal disaster mitigation engineers and planners, Edited by Esteban, M., Takagi, H. and Shibayama, T., Elsevier, 599-614. LINK
    7. Suppasri, A., Yasuda, M., Abe, Y., Fukutani, Y., Imamura, F. and Shuto, N. (2014), Relocation after tsunamis in the Sanriku area and the condition of fishing villages two years after the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami, Reconstruction and Restoration Works in Post Tsunami Events, Edited by Santiago-Fandi?o, V., Springer Monograph, 44, 47-58. LINK
    8. Leelawat, N., Suppasri, A., Imamura, F. (2014) The tsunami warning system in Thailand: A part of the reconstruction process after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Reconstruction and Restoration Works in Post Tsunami Events, Edited by Santiago-Fandi?o, V., Springer Monograph, 44, 111-119. LINK
    9. Yasuda, M., Suppasri, A., Nguyen, D. and Imamura, F. (2014) Disaster risk reduction class in Hawaii ? Development of intrinsic education program, Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, Tohoku University, 31, 41-47. LINK
    10. Leelawat, N., Suppasri, A., Yasuda, M. and Imamura, F. (2014) Disaster warning broadcasting process management: A case study of landslide from typhoon Wipha at Izu-Oshima in 2013, Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, Tohoku University, 31, 49-57. LINK
    11. Suppasri, A., Futami, T., Sanders, R. and Imamura, F. (2014) Spatial zoning of regional tsunami hazard and exposure in the Indian Ocean using scenario-based numerical tsunami simulation and global population data, Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, Tohoku University, 31, 75-91. LINK
    12. Makinoshima, F., Watanabe, M., Tanobe, A., Suppasri, A., Muhari, A., Imai, K. and Imamura, F. (2014) A summary of the rapid response and analysis of tsunami on April 1st, 2014, Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, Tohoku University, 31, 105-109. LINK
    13. Suppasri, A., Muhari, A., Affan, M. and Imamura, F. (2013) A summary of the rapid response and analysis of tsunamis in 2012 (from April 2012 to March 2013), Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, Tohoku University, 30, 3-17. LINK
    14. Suppasri, A., Fukutani, Y., Abe, Y. and Imamura, F. (2013) Relationship between earthquake magnitude and tsunami height along the Tohoku coast based on historical tsunami trace database and the 2011 Great East Japan tsunami, Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, Tohoku University, 30, 37-49. LINK
    15. Yasuda, M., Imamura, F. and Suppasri, A. (2013) Efforts to pass on experience and education of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, Tohoku University, 30, 117-122. LINK
    16. Recovery two years after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami: A return mission report by EEFIT LINK
    17. Suppasri, A., Muhari, A., Ranasinghe, P., Mas, E., Imamura, F. and Koshimura, S. (2014) Damage and Reconstruction after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami, Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned-Environmental and Societal Significance, Kontar, Y.A.; Santiago-Fandino, V.; Takahashi, Tomoyuki (Eds.), 321-334. LINK
    18. Imai, K., Imamura, F., Koshimura, S., Sugawara, D., Suppasri, A. and Sato, S. (2012) The 2011 Great East Japan tsunami damage and characteristic in the southern part of Miyagi coast, Tsunami Engineering Technical Report, 28, 141-145. (in Japanese) LINK
    19. Theeraladanon, C. Suppasri, A. and Theeranukul, S.(2012) Disaster prevention manual: Knowledge about nuclear radiation and how to survive from earthquake and tsunami, Royal Thai Embassy Tokyo 68pp, 2012 (in Thai) LINK
    20. Suppasri, A. , Koshimura, S., Matsuoka, M, Gokon, H. and Kamthonkiat, D. (2012) Application of remote sensing for tsunami disaster, Remote Sensing of Planet Earth, Yann Chemin (Ed.), ISBN 978-953-307-919-6, InTech LINK