Academic Staff and Fellows

Professor Doctor of Engineering
Department/Energy and Materials  Graduate school/Electronic Engineering

Looking ahead to future energy applications, this laboratory is researching 1) nuclear fusion energy to produce electricity using the same principle that powers the sun, 2) hydrogen storage materials used in hydrogen fuel cells, and 3) thermoelectric conversion to produce electricity directly from heat.

Desorption of Hydrogen from Graphite Applied for a Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Research Area Energy Materials, Energy Conversion, Energy Education
Teaching (Undergraduate Course) Synthetic Seminar 1/2, Natural Resources and Energy, An Introduction for Energy and Materials, Techniques for Environmental Safety, Hydrogen Energy Engineering, Seminar for Bachelor Thesis,
Experiments in Fundamental Physics, Experiments for Energy and Environmental Engineering
Teaching (Graduate Course) Hydrogen Engineering
Research Interests Plasma Facing Materials for Nuclear Fusion
Hydrogen Storage Materials
Thermoelectric Materials
Cladding Materials for Nuclear Reactors
Solidification of Nuclear Wastes
Energy Education
Selected Publications (1) Trapping State of Hydrogen Isotopes in Carbon and Graphite Investigated by Thermal Desorption Spectrometry, Fusion Science & Technology 67, 2&3 (2015) 245.

(2) Retention and Release of Hydrogen Isotopes in Carbon Materials Priorly Charged in Gas Phase, Fusion Engineering and Design 131 (2018) 49.

(3) Hydrogen Absorption/Desorption Characteristics of Mg-V-Ni Hydrogen Storage Alloys, Fusion Engineering and Design 138 (2019) 6.
Research and Achievements
Affiliated Academic Societies Atomic Energy Society of Japan, The Japan Society of Plasma Science and Nuclear Fusion Research, Japan Society of Energy and Resources, Japan Association of Energy and Environmental Education, The Carbon Society of Japan, The Japan Institute of Metals and Materials, The Ceramic Society of Japan, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science, The Thermoelectrics Society of Japan
(Undergraduate Course)
BE from Osaka University
(Master's/Doctral Course)
ME and DE from Osaka University

Energy Engineering Laboratory

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Academic Staff and Fellows