"Low Carbon Society" mission area


R&D Supervisor (Program Officer: PO)

KONDO Akihiko
(Vice President and Professor, Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation, Kobe University)


To realize a drastic reduction of GHG emissions by 2050, this area focuses on the stable securing of energy and on efficiency of energy use: energy saving technologies, higher efficiency of renewable energy, and stabilization of energy use through hydrogen or energy storage.
(Excerpt from "About research areas for setting a prioritized theme" by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT))

Prioritized Themes and R&D Projects

R&D Management Committee Members

UCHIDA Hiroyuki Project Professor, Clean Energy Research Center, University of Yamanashi
OHSAKI HiroyukiProfessor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
KURODA TadahiroUniversity Professor, Office of University Professor, The University of Tokyo
KUWABATA SusumuEmeritus Professor, Osaka University
TATSUMI TakashiProfessor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology
DOI YoshiharuProfessor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology
HALADA KohmeiEmeritus Researcher, National Institute for Materials Science