Visiting Scholar, Researcher (Kajima Corporation, Japan)
Office: 456 Sutardja Dai Hall
Hayato Nonaka is currently a visiting scholar in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley. He obtained his bachelor’s degree (Science) and master’s degree (Engineering) from Tsukuba University, Japan. He has been working for Kajima Corporation as a researcher and mainly engaged to develop evaluation technics of the groundwater flow in the fractured rock mass. Also, he has provided supports on the solution of the hydrogeological problems at tunnel construction sites such as a bulk spring or ground settlement.
His current research interest is the distributed optical fiber sensing technique for evaluation of the rock fracture behavior in such as the dam foundation under construction.