Drinking Water Engineering, Environmental Water Quality Engineering
Water treatment engineering, public health microbiology
|Ph.D.||Tohoku University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2003|
|M.S.||Tohoku University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2000|
|B.S.||Tohoku University, Civil Engineering, 1998|
|Since Apr. 2017||Associate Professor, Tohoku University|
|May 2015||Visiting Associate Professor, University of Barcelona|
|Since Apr. 2015||Adjunct Lecturer, The University of Kitakyusyu|
|Aug. 2013 ‐ Mar. 2014||Adjunct Associate Professor, Center for Environmental Nano and Bio Engineering, Hokkaido University|
|Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2017||Associate Professor, Division of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University|
|Apr. 2007 – Mar. 2009||JSPS fellow for research abroad, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona|
|Apr. 2003 – Mar. 2007||JSPS research fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University|
Honors and Awards
|Feb. 2016||Hokkaido University President’s Award for Outstanding Research|
|Jun. 2014||Encouraing Award for Young Researchers in the 55th Conference of Japan Society of Clinical Virology|
|Sep. 2011||Metawater Award in the 14th Symposium of Japan Society on Water Environment|
|Apr. 2008||The Young Scientists’ Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology|
|Nov. 2007||Encourage paper award from Committee of Environmental Engineering, JSCE|
|May 2007||Encourage paper award from JSCE|
|May 2006||Technological development award from northeast area chapter of JSCE|
|Dec. 2005||Excellent paper award from Committee of Environmental Engineering, JSCE|
|Sep. 2004||Best presentation award in the annual conference of JSCE|
Risk management of viral infectious diseases in wastewater reclamation and reuse: Review
Sano, D., Amarasiri, M., Hata, A., Watanabe, T. and Katayama, H.
Environment International, 2016, 91, 220-229.
Culture-independent evaluation of enteric virus infectivity reduced by free chlorine disinfection
Sano, D., Ohta, T., Nakamura, A., Nakagomi, T., Nakagomi, O. and Okabe, S.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2015, 81(8), 2819-2826.
Removal properties of human enteric viruses in a pilot-scale membrane bioreactor (MBR) process
Miura, T., Okabe, S., Nakahara, Y. and Sano, D.
Water Research, 2015, 75, 282-291.
Histo-blood group antigen-like substances of human enteric bacteria as specific adsorbents for human noroviruses
Miura, T., Sano, D., Suenaga, A., Yoshimura, T., Fuzawa, M., Nakagomi, T., Nakagomi, O. and Okabe, S.
Journal of Virology, 2013, 87(17), 9441-9451.
Human norovirus occurrence and diversity in the Llobregat river catchment, Spain
Pérez-Sautu, U., Sano, D., Guix, S., Kasimir, G., Pintó, R. and Bosch, A.
Environmental Microbiology, 2012, 14(2), 494-502.
Quantification and genotyping of human sapoviruses in the Llobregat River catchment, Spain
Sano, D., Perez, U., Guix, S., Pintó, R. M., Miura, T., Okabe, S. and Bosch, A.
Applied and Envionmental Microbiology, 2011, 77(3), 1111-1114.
Detection of oxidative damages on viral capsid protein for evaluating structural integrity and infectivity of human norovirus
Sano, D., Pintó, R. M., Omura, T. and Bosch, A.
Environmental Science and Technology, 2010, 44(2), 808-812.