Shutaro Takeda

Shutaro Takeda, Ph.D.

A Personal Website of Shutaro Takeda, an energy scientist at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). 日本語版ページ


Current Position


Associate Program Officer (Nuclear Fusion), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Physics Section

Advice member states on the hydrogen nuclear fusion development strategy as a means of mitigating the climate change / energy supply to growing nations.

Previous Positions


Assistant Professor (Program-Specific), Kyoto University

Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability

Conducting academic researches on energy sustainability, energy economy, and renewable energy policy in developing nations.

Research Director of the ERIA-Kyoto University Joint Research Program “Renewable Development Strategy for ASEAN 2040: A Dynamic Multilateral Scenario Analysis.”

Project Administrator of the JICA-Kyoto University Contract Research Project “Socio-Economic Assessment of Renewable Energy Development in Developing Nations.”

Research Representative of the public outreach initiative for nuclear fusion at the National Institute for Fusion Science


Research Fellow, JSPS

Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University

Conducted academic researches on energy economy, and social acceptance of energy sources, nuclear fusion plant engineering, and nuclear fusion strategic planning.


Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer (JOCV), Bangladesh

Bangladesh Rural Development Board

Led a research project in rural Bangladesh to consult the Bangladeshi government on a national development project, “Participatory Rural Development Project Phase-2 (PRDP-2)” as part of Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA). (The findings were published as a journal paper in Journal of Development Policy and Practice. )


Sergeant First Class, Japan Ground Self Defence Force

Reserve Corp

Served in the Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) as a reserve Sergeant First Class for international security-related duties.



Master of Liberal Arts

Harvard University Extension School

Energy Sustainability

  • Environmental Science
  • Life Cycle Assessment

Energy Scenario Analysis

  • Energy Economy
  • Energy Policy
  • Carbon Emission Scenarios


Kyoto University Graduate School of Energy Science

Energy Economics

  • Energy Planning for Fusion

Social Acceptance of Nuclear Fusion Energy

Nuclear Fusion Engineering

  • Plant Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering

Kyoto University Faculty of Engineering

Material Science

  • Energy Material

Part-time Positions


Fellow 2020 –

Kyushu University

Co-founder / Technical Advisor

Co-founder / Technical Advisor 2019 –

Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd.

Panel Member

Panel Member 2019 –

The Institute of Applied Energy (Tokyo)


Consultant 2019 –

Tokamak Energy Ltd. (UK)


Advisor 2018 – 2019

The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (Tokyo)


International Young Energy Professional of the Year

International Young Energy Professional of the Year 2018

Association of Energy Engineers


Fellow 2018

Royal Society of Arts (London, UK)

Best Presentation (1st Place)

Best Presentation (1st Place) 2015

AESJ 2015 Annual Meeting Poster Session


Member 2017

International Distinguished Scholars Honor Society (New York, US)

PhD Poster Prize

PhD Poster Prize 2016

29th edition of the Symposium on Fusion Technology (Prague, Czech Republic)

Key Scientific Article

Key Scientific Article 2016

Renewable Energy Global Innovations (Ontario, Canada)

Kansai Chapter Award

Kansai Chapter Award 2015

Atomic Energy Society of Japan

Encouragement Award

Encouragement Award 2014

Kyoto University Cross-disciplinary Research Contest

Dean's List of Academic Achievement Award

Dean’s List of Academic Achievement Award 2019

Harvard University Extension School

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(Last updated on May 31, 2020)

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