Koshi Nishimura


Curriculum Vitae


Koshi Nishimura

Contact Information

Natural Science Laboratory,

Faculty of Economics

Toyo University

5-28-20, Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku

Tokyo 112-8606 Japan

e-mail: k-nishimura

fax: ;81-3-3945-7667

Personal data

Place of residence: Tokyo, Japan

Place of birth: Kumamoto, Japan


Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

•PhD., Earth and Planetary Sciences, March 1999

Thesis: In-situ crystallization observed in the Osumi granodiorite batholith

Area of study: Igneous petrology

•M.S., Geology, March 1996

Thesis: Intrusion mechanism of the Osumi granite in the forearc region of SW Japan

Area of study: Igneous petrology, Structural geology

Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan

•B.S., Geology, March 1993

Thesis: Vertical compositional variation in the Northeastern part of Osumi granodiorite batholith, Japan

Area of study: Igneous petrology


Toyo University, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Natural Science Laboratory,

Faculty of Economics

Associate Professor (April 2013 to present)

Lecturer (April 2011 to March 2013)

Geological Survey of Japan, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Mineral Resources Research Group, Institute for Geo-Resources and Environment (GREEN) (August 2009 to March 2011)

Kyoto University, Beppu, Oita, Japan

Institute for Geothermal Sciences

Research Fellow (November 2001 to November 2004)

COE Research Fellow (November 2004 to November 2007)

School-Affairs Assistance Member (November 2007 to August 2009)

Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Graduate School of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Research Scholar  (April 1999 to November 2001)