Researchers

Masahiro Kuwahara

Department:

Social Systems Research Div.
Advanced MaaS Research Grp.
Group Leader

Research Domains:

Simulation and data analysis for mobility services

Biography:

2006–present
Following telematics/ITS-related surveys, ITS/Urban transport research and planning, developing a simulator for one-way car sharing, and I forcus on developing operational/evaluation technologies for several mobility services. I became a certified small and medium enterprise management consultant in 2008.

2003–2006
Copier manufacturer: Designed digital circuits (JPEG2000, etc)
2003
M.Eng.: Simulating macro-segregation of castings

As cars become shared and automated, the current barrier between private cars and public transportation will begin to disappear. What "Public cars" will be offered by car manufacturers in the future? I am interested in both new technologies as well as related services and business models.

Biography

2006–present
Following telematics/ITS-related surveys, ITS/Urban transport research and planning, developing a simulator for one-way car sharing, and I forcus on developing operational/evaluation technologies for several mobility services. I became a certified small and medium enterprise management consultant in 2008.

2003–2006
Copier manufacturer: Designed digital circuits (JPEG2000, etc)
2003
M.Eng.: Simulating macro-segregation of castings

Publication List/Conference presentation

Book
・“Modelimg the trip type of one-way carsharing in a tripchain and analysis" by practical data,Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers D3 ,Vol.74,No5,2018(in press)
・”Effectiveness evaluation of Small Accessible Transport service”, DICOMO2017
・” Simulation For Operating Additional Buses Based On Demand In Toyota City Low-Carbon Society Verification Project“, 20th ITS World Congress Tokyo 2013