HIROYUKI MIURA

Last Updated :2024/05/27

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Professor
Web Site
E-mail
hmiurahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
My research interests are 1. Evaluation of Ground Motion Characteristics Based on Strong Motion and Mictotremor Data, 2. Earthquake Damage Assessment of Buildings, and 3. Spatial Data Analysis for Vulnerability and Damage Assessment.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2004/04/01, 2007/09/30, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Center for Urban Earthquake Engineering, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
  • 2007/10/01, 2012/10/15, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Built Environment, Assistant Professor
  • 2012/10/16, 2020/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School Engineering, Associate Professor
  • 2020/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Associate Professor
  • 2021, The Open University of Japan, Part-time lecturer
  • 2021, Kyushu University, Part-time lecturer

Educational Backgrounds

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School, Division of Integrated Science and Engineering, Department of Built Environment, Japan, 2001/04, 2004/03
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School, Division of Integrated Science and Engineering, Department of Built Environment, Japan, 1999/04, 2001/03
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Japan, 1995/04, 1999/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Master of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Engineering : Cluster 4(Civil Engineering and Architecture) : Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Architecture Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Architecture Program

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Social / Safety system science;Natural disaster / Disaster prevention science

Research Keywords

  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Spatial Data Analysis
  • Remote Sensing

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Toward Construction of Safe Social Environment
  2. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Technical English
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Basic Engineering Computer Programming
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction of Building Structure
  5. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Architectural Project and Drawing II
  6. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Vibration Theory of Buildings
  7. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Disaster Prevention of Buildings
  8. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Ethics of Architecture
  9. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Graduation Thesis
  10. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Exercises on Architecture A
  11. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Exercises on Architecture A
  12. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Architecture B
  13. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Architecture B
  14. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Architecture
  15. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Dynamics of Building-Structure
  16. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Advanced Theory of Earthquake Engineering
  17. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Architecture

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Transfer learning model for estimating site amplification factors from limited microtremor H/V spectral ratios, Geophysical Journal International, 237(1), 622-635, 20240222
  2. Associating UAS images through a graph-based guiding strategy for boosting structure from motion, The Photogrammetric Record, 20240201
  3. Quick estimation model for mapping earthquake impacts in Bogotá, Colombia, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 12(12), 471-471, 20231121
  4. Building damage identification in various natural disasters from interferometric SAR coherence and machine learning, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 20231020
  5. Rapid forest fire detection using relative difference in NDVI from Sentinel-2 images in Nuristn, Afghanistan, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 20231020
  6. Developing a framework for rapid collapsed building mapping using satellite imagery and deep learning models, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 20231020
  7. Assessment of Site Amplification Factors in Southern Lima, Peru Based on Microtremor H/V Spectral Ratios and Deep Neural Network, Journal of Disaster Research, 18(4), 298-307, 20230601
  8. Revising the 2007 Peru Earthquake Damage Monitoring Using Machine Learning Models and Satellite Imagery, Journal of Disaster Research, 18(4), 379-387, 20230601
  9. ★, Empirical estimation based on remote sensing images of insured typhoon-induced economic losses from building damage, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 20220929
  10. UAV Observations for Soil Volume Estimation of Debris, IGARSS 2022 -IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 20220717
  11. Detection of Flash Flood Inundated Areas Using Relative Difference in NDVI from Sentinel-2 Images: A Case Study of the August 2020 Event in Charikar, Afghanistan, Remote Sensing, 14(15), 3647-3647, 20220729
  12. ★, Deep-Neural-Network-Based Estimation of Site Amplification Factor from Microtremor H/V Spectral Ratio, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 112(3), 1630-1646, 20220405
  13. Development of Building Inventory Data in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for Seismic Loss Estimation, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 11(1), 26-26, 20211230
  14. Urban Flood Mapping of the July 2020 Kyushu, Japan Heavy Rain Based on Interferometric Coherence of Sentinel-1 Images, Proceedings of International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 20211012
  15. Detection and Volume Estimation of Large-Scale Landslide in Abe Barek, Afghanistan Using Nonlinear Mapping of DEMs, Proceedings of International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 20211012
  16. Learning from multimodal and multitemporal earth observation data for building damage mapping, ISPRS JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING, 175, 132-143, 20210501
  17. Volumetric analysis of the landslide in Abe Barek, Afghanistan based on nonlinear mapping of stereo satellite imagery-derived DEMs, Remote Sensing, 13(3), 446, 20210127
  18. ★, Deep Learning-based Identification of Collapsed, Non-collapsed and Blue Tarp-Covered Buildings from Post-disaster Aerial Image, Remote Sensing, 12(12), 1924, 20200614
  19. A Semiautomatic Pixel-Object Method for Detecting Landslides Using Multitemporal ALOS-2 Intensity Images, REMOTE SENSING, 12(3), 561, 20200201
  20. Breaking the Limits of Remote Sensing by Simulation and Deep Learning for Flood and Debris Flow Mapping, IEEE Transactions of Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2020
  21. Estimation of Site Response during the 2016 Chauk, Myanmar Earthquake based on Microtremor-derived S-wave Velocity Structures, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 126, 105781, 20190801
  22. Site Effect Assessment in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia through Inversion Analysis of Microtremor H/V Spectral Ratios, GEOSCIENCES, 9(5), 228, 20190517
  23. ★, Fusion Analysis of Optical Satellite Images and Digital Elevation Model for Quantifying Volume in Debris Flow Disaster, REMOTE SENSING, 11(9), 1096, 20190501
  24. Empirical Models for Surface- and Body-Wave Amplifications of Response Spectra in the Bogota Basin, Colombia, BULLETIN OF THE SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, 109(3), 987-1004, 20190430
  25. ★, Building Damage Assessment Using High-Resolution Satellite SAR Images of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, Earthquake Spectra, 32(1), 591-610, 2016
  26. Soil Volume Estimation in Debris Flow Areas Using LiDAR Data in the 2014 Hiroshima, Japan Rainstorm, Proceedings of SPIE Remote Sensing, 9644, 9644-21, 201510
  27. Development of Building Inventory Data and Earthquake Damage Estimation in Lima, Peru for Future Earthquakes, Journal of Disaster Research, 9(6), 1032-1041, 201412
  28. Evaluation of Site Effects on Strong-Motion Records in Concepcion during the 2010 Maule, Chile, Earthquake, BULLETIN OF THE SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, 104(5), 2503-2511, 2014
  29. Implication of Mw 9.0 Tohoku-oki Japan Earthquake for Ground Motion Scaling with Source, Path, and Site Parameters, Earthquake Spectra, 29(S1), S1-S21, 201303
  30. ★, Detection of Building Damage Areas of the 2006 Central Java, Indonesia Earthquake through Digital Analysis of Optical Satellite Images, Earthquake Spectra, 29(2), 453-473, 2013
  31. Extraction of Urban Information for Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment in Lima, Peru Using Satellite Imagery, Journal of Disaster Research, 8(2), 328-345, 2013
  32. Evaluation of Building Damage and Tsunami Inundation based on Satellite Images and GIS Data Following the 2010 Chile Earthquake, Earthquake Spectra, 28(S1), S165-S178, 2012
  33. Strong Motion Records of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Its Attenuation Characteristics, Journal of Disaster Research, 7(6), 695-700, 2012
  34. ★, Earthquake Damage Estimation in Metro Manila, Philippines Based on Seismic Performance of Buildings Evaluated by Local Experts’ Judgments, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,, 28(10-11), 764-777, 2008
  35. Field Survey of Tsunami Effects in Sri Lanka due to the Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake of December 26, 2004, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 164(2-3), 395-411, 2007
  36. Field Survey of the Tsunami Caused by the Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake of December 26, 2004 and the Restoration of Impacted Inland Water Bodies in Sri Lanka, Journal of Disaster Research, 1(1), 123-130, 20060801
  37. ★, Updating GIS Building Inventory Data Using High-Resolution Satellite Images for Earthquake Damage Assessment: Application to Metro Manila, Philippines, Earthquake Spectra, 22(1), 151-168, 2006
  38. Effects of 3-D Deep Underground Structure on Characteristics of Rather Long-Period Ground Motion - Examination in and around Yokohama City -, Zisin : Journal of the Seismological Society of Japan, 54(3), 381-395, 20011225

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Remote sensing-based approach for estimating insured typhoon-induced economic losses from building damage, Miura, H., Murata, Y., Wakasa, H. and Takara, T., International Conference: Big Data for Disaster Response and Management in Asia and the Pacific, 2024/02/17, Without Invitation, English
  2. AI-based Building Damage Assessment by Disasters, Miura, H., International Workshop on Mekong River System and Multi-Dimensional Change under Human and Climate Pressures, 2023/11/14, With Invitation, English
  3. Building Damage Identification in Various Natural Disasters from Interferometric SAR Coherence and Machine Learning, Miura, H., The Joint PI Meeting of JAXA Earth Observation Missions FY2023, 2023/11/07, Without Invitation, English
  4. AI-based Building Damage Assessment by Disasters, Miura, H., International Workshop on Mekong River System and Multi-Dimensional Change under Human and Climate Pressures,, 2023/11/14, With Invitation, English, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Fulbright University Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, Vietonam
  5. Building Damage Identification in Various Natural Disasters from Interferometric SAR Coherence and Machine Learning, Miura, H., The Joint PI Meeting of JAXA Earth Observation Missions FY2023, 2023/11/07, Without Invitation, English, JAXA, Tokyo, Japan
  6. Challenges for direct estimation of site amplification factors in Metro Vancouver, Canada from microtremor H/V spectral ratios by deep neural network, Miura, H., Mori, T. and Miyazu, Y., SSA Ground Motion 2023: Future Directions: Physics-based ground motion modeling meeting, 2023/10, Without Invitation, English, Seismological Society of America, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  7. Application of AI Technology for Estimating Site Amplification Factor from Microtremor H/V Spectral Ratio, Miura, H. and Pan, Da., 4th Kenji Ishihara Colloquium Series on Earthquake Engineering, Artificial Intelligence Applications in Earthquake Engineering, 2022/09/01, With Invitation, English, EERI San Diego Regional Chapter, University of California, San Diego
  8. Application of AI technology for estimating site amplification factor from microtremor data, Hiroyuki Miura, The 15th Annual Conference on "Geotechnical issues on Buildings and Structures", 2022/03/24, With Invitation, English, Mongolian University of Science and Technology
  9. Development of Deep Neural Network Model for Estimating S-wave Amplification from Microtremor H/V Spectral Ratio, Da, P., Miura, H., Kanno, T., Shigefuji, M. and Abiru, T., 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2021/09/30, Without Invitation, English
  10. Detection and volume estimation of large-scale landslide in Abe Barek, Afghanistan using nonlinear mapping of DEMS, Mujeeb Rahman Atefi, Hiroyuki Miura, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2021), 2021/07/13, Without Invitation, English, IEEE, Brussels, Belgium
  11. Urban flood mapping of the July 2020 Kyushu, Japan heavy rain based on interferometric coherence of Sentinel-1 images, Hiroyuki Miura, Naoko Takeya, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2021), 2021/07/16, Without Invitation, English, IEEE, Brussels, Belgium (Online)
  12. Deep Learning-based Site Classification by Microtremor H/V Spectral Ratio, Miura, H., Miyashita, D., Kanno, T., Shigefuji, M. and Abiru, T., 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2020/09, Without Invitation, English, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
  13. Site Amplification Models of Peak Ground Acceleration and Velocity for the Bogota Basin, Colombia, Miura, H., Matsuoka, M., Lozano, C., Garcia, H. and Pulido, N., 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2020/09, Without Invitation, English, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
  14. Earthquake Loss Estimation for Buildings in Ulaanbaatar City, Mongolia, Based on Construction Cost Inventory Data, Tumurbaatar, Z., Miura, H. and Tsamba, T., 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2020/09, Without Invitation, English, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
  15. Extraction of Reflected Waves from Earthquake Motion Records Using Seismic Interferometry for S-wave Velocity Profiling, Sugama, S., Miura, H., 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2020/09, Without Invitation, English, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
  16. Interpretation of Ewing Seismogram of the 1923 Kanto, Japan Earthquake at Tokyo, Midorikawa, S., Miura, H., 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2020/09, Without Invitation, English, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Awards

  1. 2008, Young Researcher Award, Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering, Detection of Slope Failure Areas due to the 2004 Niigata-ken Chuetsu Earthquake Using High-Resolution Satellite Images and Digital Elevation Model

Social Activities

Other Social Contributions

  1. UNDRR, Prevention Web, NEURAL NETWORK MODEL HELPS PREDICT SITE-SPECIFIC IMPACTS OF EARTHQUAKES, UNDRR (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction), PreventionWeb, 2022/04/15, 2022/04/15, Media coverage cooperation, Internet, General

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2021, Remote Sensing etc., Others, Reviewer, 25
  2. 2020, Remote Sensing, Others, Reviewer, 3
  3. 2020, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, Editor, Guest editor, 6