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Tasuya Wakeyama
   Associate Professor

He holds a Doctor of Engineering from Kyushu University on renewable energy potential evaluation by using GIS in 2012. He joined Renewable Energy Institute in 2012, and committed to the energy scenario analysis, research projects on domestic/foreign electricity grid managements policy and feasibility study on Asian super interconnectors. In 2018, he became the associate professor at Kyushu University Platform of Inter/Transdisciplinary Energy Research and have studied on electricity grid model, market model and social acceptance of renewable energy. He has been a member of the Energy Course with the School of Environment and Society in Tokyo Institute of Technology since 2022. He specializes in energy scenario analysis with the case of high integration of renewables by using GIS, capacity expansion model, economic dispatch model, unit commitment model, market model and grid model. He also engaged in research on social acceptance of renewable energy by application of mathematical sociology.

 

Education

  • Doctor of Engineering, Kyushu University, 2012

  • Master of Engineering, Depart. of Earth resource engineering, Graduate school of engineering, Kyushu University, 2009

 

Career

  • 2022- present, Associate professor, Tokyo Tech, School of Environment and Society, Dept. of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering, Energy Course 

  • 2018 – 2022, Associate professor, Kyushu University Platform of Inter/Transdisciplinary Energy Research and Department of Earth Resource Engineering

  • 2012-2018, Researcher, Renewable Energy Institute

  • 2012-2018, CEO, REL Engineering Corp.

 

Awards

  • Best Papers 2018 in the 8th International Workshop on Integration of Solar Power into Power Systems (Stockholm, 2018)

  • Best presentation in the 40th Wind Energy Symposium (Tokyo, 2018)

  • Encouragement Award of the Japan Institute of Energy, 2011