"Low Carbon Society" mission area


R&D Supervisor (Program Officer: PO)

(Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University/Emeritus Fellow, National Institute for Materials Science/Principal Fellow, CRDS, JST)


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

KUWABATA Susumu Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
UCHIDA HiroyukiProject Professor, Clean Energy Research Center, University of Yamanashi
OHSAKI HiroyukiProfessor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
KANEMITSU YoshihikoProfessor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
KONDO AkihikoProfessor, Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation, Kobe University
TATSUMI TakashiProfessor Emeritus, National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
TANIGUCHI KenjiSpecially Appointed Professor, Center for Future Innovation, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
DOI YoshiharuProfessor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology
HALADA KohmeiEmeritus Researcher, National Institute for Materials Science