Traffic Engineer
Tetsuya SATO
(佐藤 哲也)
Personal Profile
ITS/Transportation Engineer engaged in wide-ranging local and overseas project in the area of transportation and road management with ICT/ITS. Graduating from Tokai University (Geophysics, Ocean Resource) in 1991, Mr Sato served as a road design engineer in Nippon Hodo Co., Ltd for two years. Afterwards, He participated the JICA Volunteer Scheme and worked in Zambia in Africa. In 1997, Mr Sato entered Oriental Consultants Co., Ltd. and was promoted to Chief Engineer. Leaving Oriental Consultants in 2009, He joined Transportation Research Institute Co., Ltd as Director/Principal Research Engineer.

Professional Engineer [P.E.Jp] (Civil Engineering)
  • Reg. Date 25 Mar 2014
  • Reg. No. 82538
  • Reg. Dept. Road Engineering

  • System Administrator
  • Reg. Date Dec 1999
  • Reg. No. 33164624

  • NEXCO Manager (Technician)
  • Reg. Date Oct 1998
  • Reg. No. 199800366

  • Overseas Exp.
    Work Experience / Project Highlights
    Director/Principal Research Engineer Oct 2009 - Now
    Transportation Research Institute Co., Ltd

    Involved in evaluation and implementation of introducing ICT/ITS to infrastructures and system. Taken part in researches which aims to improve mobility of all people and ease social problems. Below are some highlighted projects.
    • FY2016 Provision of Telematics Services towards Commercial Vehicles in Vietnam (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan)
    • FY2012 Mega Manila Region Highway Network Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Integration Project (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
    • FY2011 Research on the Applicability of ICT in Transportation Demand Management (National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, MLIT, Japan)
    Engineer → Chief Engineer Jul 1997 - Sep 2009
    Oriental Consultants Co., Ltd.

    Executed a number of local and overseas traffic engineering and transport planning researches. Reviewed and facilitated the introduction of ITS/ETC technology in many projects, especially during temporary transfers to Highway Industry Development Organization. Provided insights from the view of transportation expert to different studies like emergency service evaluation, construction projects and information network built-up plan.
    Surveying Engineer / Manager Apr 1994 - Aug 1996
    Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (Dispatched to Zambia)

    Worked under Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Fisheries. Provided training, lectures and seminar in surveying. Contributed to the development of surveying software.
    Engineer Apr 1991 - Aug 1993
    Nippon Hodo Co., Ltd.

    Carried out geometric design of roads and motor racing circuit.
    Tokai University Apr 1987 - Mar 1991
    School of Marine Science and Technology

    Bachelor of Engineering in Marine Mineral Resources