2021

<Original articles & Reviews>

Sivakumar Gowthaman, Arash Mohsenzadeh, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki:
Removal of ammonium by-products from the effluent of bio-cementation system through struvite precipitation.
Materials Today: Proceedings, 2021, in press.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.09.013

Meiqi Chen, Sivakumar Gowthaman, Kazunori Nakashima, Shin Komatsu, Satoru Kawasaki:
Experimental study on sand stabilization using bio-cementation with wastepaper fiber integration.
Materials,14(18),5164,2021.
https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14185164

Sivakumar Gowthaman, Moeka Yamamoto, Kazunori Nakashima, Volodymyr Ivanov, Satoru Kawasaki:
Calcium phosphate biocement using bone meal and acid urease: an eco-friendly approach for soil improvement.
Journal of Cleaner Production, 319, 128782, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.128782

Thiloththama H. K. Nawarathna, Kazunori Nakashima, Tetsuya Kawabe, Wilson Mwandira, Kiyofumi Kurumisawa, Satoru Kawasaki:
Artificial fusion protein to facilitate calcium carbonate mineralization on insoluble polysaccharide for efficient biocementation.
ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 9, 11493-11502, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c03730
Cover art:
https://pubs.acs.org/pb-assets/images/_journalCovers/ascecg/ascecg_v009i034-3.jpg?0.4080330275129511

Hamed A. Keykha, Hadi Mohamadzadeh Romiani, Ehsan Zebardast, Afshin Asadi, Satoru Kawasaki:
CO2-induced carbonate minerals as soil stabilizing agents for dust suppression.
Aeolian Research, 52, 100731, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aeolia.2021.100731

Ning-Jun Jiang, Yi-Jie Wang, Jian Chu, Satoru Kawasaki, Chao-Sheng Tang, Liang Cheng, Yan-Jun Du, Bettadapura S. Shashank, Devendra N. Singh, Xiao-Le Han, Yu-Ze Wang:
Bio-mediated soil improvement: An introspection into processes, materials, characterization and applications.
Soil Use and Management, 1-26, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.1111/sum.12736

Sivakumar Gowthaman, Meiqi Chen, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki:
Effect of Scallop Powder Addition on MICP treatment of Amorphous Peat.
Frontiers in Environmental Science,  9:690376 2021
https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.690376

Sivakumar Gowthaman, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki:
Durability Analysis of Bio-cemented Slope Soil Under the Exposure of Acid Rain.
Journal of Soils and Sediments, in press.

Md Al Imran, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki:
Bio-mediated soil improvement using plant derived enzyme in addition to magnesium ion.
Crystals, 11, 516, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst11050516

Kasun Godigamuwa, Kazunori Nakashima, Sota Tsujitani, Satoru Kawasaki:
Fabrication of silica on chitin in ambient conditions using silicatein fused with a chitin-binding domain.
Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 44(9), 1883-1890, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00449-021-02568-w

Sivakumar Gowthaman, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki:
Effect of Wetting and Drying Cycles on the Durability of Bio-cemented Soil of Expressway Slope.
International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2021, in press.

Hadi Mohamadzadeh Romiani, Hamed Abdeh Keykha, Milad Talebi, Afshin Asadi, Satoru Kawasaki:
Green soil improvement: using carbon dioxide to enhance the behaviour of clay.
Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Ground Improvement, Ahead of Print, 1-26, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.1680/jgrim.20.00073

Md Al Imran, Kazunori Nakashima, Niki Evelpidou, Satoru Kawasaki:
Improvement of using crude extract urease from watermelon seeds for biocementation technology.
International Journal of GEOMATE, 20(78), 148-153, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.21660/2021.78.GX180

Meiqi Chen, Sivakumar Gowthaman, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki:
Evaluating mechanical strength of peat soil treated by fiber incorporated bio-cementation.
International Journal of GEOMATE, 20(78), 121-127, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.21660/2021.78.GX162

A. Mohsenzadeh, E. Aflaki, S. Gowthaman, K. Nakashima, S. Kawasaki, T. Ebadi:
A two-stage treatment process for the management of produced ammonium by-products in ureolytic bio-cementation process.
International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 80, 2825–2844, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-021-03138-z

Lutfian R. Daryono, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki, Anastasia D. Titisari, Didit H. Barianto, Imam Suyanto, Arief Rahmadi:
Shoreline mapping based on beachrocks identification in Krakal-Sadranan beach, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 80, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10064-020-02101-5

Pahala Ge Nishadi Nayanthara, Anjula Buddhika Nayomi Dassanayake, Kazunori Nakashima & Satoru Kawasaki:
Distribution and cementation characteristics of beachrocks along southern, southwestern and western coast of Sri Lanka.
Journal of Sedimentary Environments, volume 6, 93-106 (2021)
https://doi.org/10.1007/s43217-020-00036-1

Preeti Pal, Anjali Pal, Kazunori Nakashima, Brijesh Kumar Yadav:
Applications of Chitosan in Environmental Remediation: A Short Review.
Chemosphere, 266, 128934 (2021)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128934

<International Conferences & Proceedings>

Meiqi Chen, Sivakumar Gowthaman, Kazunori Nakashima, Shin Komatsu, Satoru Kawasaki:
Paper Fibers for Sustainably Enhancing the MICP Stabilization of Sand.
6th GeoChina International Conference, Sep. 18-19, 2021. (Online)
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80152-6_5

Kasun Godigamuwa, Kazunori Nakashima, Satoru Kawasaki:
Fabrication of chitosan gel-silica hybrid materials using fusion silicatein.
Virtual conference organized by the European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB2021), May 12, 2021.

Giannis Saitis, ‪Konstantinos Tsanakas, Anna Karkani, Satoru Kawasaki, Niki Evelpidou:‬
Insights in beachrock formation mechanism using multiproxy experimental data: Case study of Diolkos, Corinth, Greece.
European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2021, vEGU21, April 27, 2021 (Online).

Sivakumar Gowthaman, Kazunori Nakashima, Hiromi Nakamura, Satoru Kawasaki:
Experimental study on strengthening near-surface of slopes using bio-grouting technique.
1st International Symposium on Construction Resources for Environmentally Sustainable Technologies (CREST 2020), Fukuoka, Japan, March 10, 2021 (Online).

<Book, Review>

Sivakumar Gowthaman, Meiqi Chen, Kazunori Nakashima, Shin Komatsu and Satoru Kawasaki:
Biocementation technology for stabilization/solidification of organic peat.
Low Carbon Stabilization and Solidification of Hazardous Wastes, Ch. 4, 49-64.
(Daniel C.W. Tsang and Lei Wang Ed., Elsevier 2021, ISBN: 978-0-12-824004-5)

Wilson Mwandira, Kazunori Nakashima and Satoru Kawasaki:
Stabilization/solidification of mining waste via biocementation.
Low Carbon Stabilization and Solidification of Hazardous Wastes, Ch. 13, 201-209.
(Daniel C.W. Tsang and Lei Wang Ed., Elsevier 2021, ISBN: 978-0-12-824004-5)

<Awards>

Gowthaman Sivakumar
Best Presentation Award, 1st International Symposium on Construction Resources for Environmentally Sustainable Technologies (CREST 2020),  March 10, 2021

Moeka Yamamoto,
Sustainable Resources Engineering Course Award, March 25, 2021

Sota TSUJITANI,
Sustainable Resources Engineering Award 2020, March 25, 2021