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The 7th Food and Environmental Virology Conference

The following studies will be presented at the 7th Food and Environmental Virology Conference (May 16-19, 2022, Santiago de Compostela, Spain). FINISHED Buliding a wastewater surveillance-based weekly COVID-19 case prediction model in Sendai, Japan Yifan Zhu, Daisuke Sano Transmission dynamics modeling in indoor environments using network analysis P. R. C. Sewwandi Bandara, Syun-suke Kadoya, Daisuke Sano

Singapore International Water Week 2022 Water Convention 

The following studies will be presented at Singapore International Water Week 2022 Water Convention (Apr. 17-21, 2022, Sands Expo & Convention Centre Marina Bay Sands, Singapore with online). FINISHED Regularized Regression Modeling of Rotavirus Disinfection in Wastewater for Predictive Environmental Microbiology in Sanitation Safety Planning Atsushi Ishii, Syun-suke Kadoya, Daisuke Sano Prediction of algal bloom in reservoir dams using sparse modeling…
Academic paper

COVID-19 case prediction via wastewater surveillance in a low-prevalence urban community: a modeling approach

Our work with regards to COVID-19 case prediction using wastewater surveillance results has been published in Journal of Water and Health: COVID-19 case prediction via wastewater surveillance in a low-prevalence urban community: a modeling approach Yifan Zhu; Wakana Oishi; Chikako Maruo; Sewwandi Bandara; Mu Lin; Mayuko Saito; Masaaki Kitajima; Daisuke Sano J Water Health (2022) 20 (2): 459–470.

SETAC North America 42nd Annual Meeting

The following study will be presented at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 42nd Annual Meeting (Nov. 14-18, 2021, online): Influence of water temperature on copper toxicity to Raphidocelis subcapitata Gissela Pascual, Daisuke Sano, Takashi Sakamaki, Osamu Nishimura

2021 International Conference on the “Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering” (CESE-2021)

Prof. Sano will provide a keynote speech at the 2021 International Conference on the “Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering” (CESE-2021, Nov. 5-6, 2021, online). Also, two students will present their works.→Finished Keynote Speech: What can we do with the results from wastewater monitoring for SARS-CoV-2? Daisuke Sano Research Presentations: Virus adsorption onto magnetic carbon nanotubes and its composite for…

The 62nd Annual Meeting for the Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine

The following study will be presented at the 62nd Annual Meeting for the Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine (Nov. 3-5, online): Estimation of storage time of human excreta for the Helminth inactivation using regression trees Wakana Oishi and Daisuke Sano Please find the details of this conference from the following link: https://www.pac-mice.jp/jstm2021/index.html
Award

IELP-PMSE Award to Sewwandi Bandara

Sewwandi Bandara completed the master program at the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, and received the Professional Master for Sustainable Environment Award at the International Environmental Leadership Program (IELP-PMSE Award). Congratulations!!!

Water Environment and Technology Conference Online 2021

The following studies will be presented at the Water Environment and Technology Conference Online 2021 (WET2021).→FINISHED 3B-1-d: Estimating the scaling factor connecting gastroenteritis prevalence and wastewater surveillance: Towards the quantitative implementation of wastewater-based epidemiology Yifan Zhu, Daisuke Sano 3A-2-b: Inferring the effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions against COVID-19 in an evacuation center Sewwandi Bandara, Syun-suke Kadoya, Daisuke Sano 4B-2-c: Interactive effect…

Singapore International Water Week 2021 Online

The following study will be presented at Singapore International Water Week 2021 (SIWW2021) Online (June 21 – July 2, 2021).→FINISHED Maximum likelihood estimation of inactivation kinetic parameters for Escherichia coli In concentrated urine Wakana Oishi, Ikuo Kato, Osamu Nishimura, Daisuke Sano You can find details of SIWW2021 from the following link: https://www.siww.com.sg/home