• Yasunori Kikuchi

    Associate Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives
    Presidential Endowed Chair for “Platinum Society”
    Department of Chemical System Engineering, the University of Tokyo

Brief CV
  • 2000.3
    Graduated from Aizu High School in Fukushima Prefecture
  • 2004.3
    Bachelor of Engineering at Department of Chemical System Engineering, the University of Tokyo
  • 2006.3
    Master of Engineering at Department of Chemical System Engineering, the University of Tokyo
  • 2009.3
    Ph.D. at Department of Chemical System Engineering, the University of Tokyo
  • 2009.4
    Assistant Professor at Department of Chemical System Engineering, the University of Tokyo
  • 2011.7
    Sep Academic Guest at Swiss Federal Institute, Zurich
  • 2012.4
    Project Lecturer at Presidential Endowed Chair for “Platinum Society”, Organization for Interdisciplinary Research Project, the University of Tokyo
  • 2015.10
    Project Associate Professor at Presidential Endowed Chair for “Platinum Society”, Organization for Interdisciplinary Research Project, the University of Tokyo
  • 2018.4
    and Department of Chemical System Engineering, (Kikuchi Laboratory) and Presidential Endowed Chair for “Platinum Society” (Director), and Policy Alternatives Research Institute Adjunct positions: International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research, Kyushu University; Center for Environment, Health, and Field Sciences, Chiba University; Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency; National Institute for Materials Science; School of Materials and Chemical Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Research Fields
  • Process systems design and assessment based on technology modeling
  • Simulation-based technology assessment and implementation support
  • Design and assessment of decentralized energy systems
  • Design and assessment of plant factories toward sustainable food production
  • Design and assessment of risk-based chemical management system
Major Papers

Shoma Fujii, Naoyuki Horie, Ko Nakaibayashi, Yuichiro Kanematsu, Yasunori Kikuchi, Takao Nakagaki, Design of zeolite boiler in thermochemical energy storage and transport system utilizing unused heat from sugar mill. Applied Energy, 238. 561-571, (2019) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.01.104

小原聡、菊池康紀、大内田弘太朗、杉本明、服部太一朗、安原貴臣、福島康裕、砂糖・エタノール逆転型複合生産システムの導入による温室効果ガス排出量削減効果 (Reduction of greenhouse gas emission in the introduction of Inversion system to produce sugar and ethanol from sugarcane)、日本LCA学会誌、採択済

Yasunori Kikuchi, Takayuki Ichikawa, Masakazu Sugiyama, Michihisa Koyama, Battery-assisted low-cost hydrogen production from solar energy: Rational target setting for future technology systems, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 44, 1451-1465, DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.11.119

福島康裕、中村遼太郎、大野肇、小原聡、菊池康紀、大内田弘太朗、寺島義文、服部太一朗、杉本明、気象要因を考慮した植物資源利用システム設計のための単収予測統計モデル:サトウキビからの砂糖・エタノール複合生産システムへの適用事例 (Statistics-based yield estimation model for designing integrated plant resource utilization system considering interannual meteorological variances: Implications from case studies on combined sugar-ethanol production from sugarcane)、日本LCA学会誌、14(4), 302-318 (2018)

Yasunori Kikuchi, Kotaro Ouchida, Yuichiro Kanematsu, Tatsuya Okubo, Design Support of Smart Energy Systems based on Locally Available Resources: A Case Study in Isolated Islands in Japan, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 44, 2515-2520, (2018)

Kotaro Ouchida, Tatsuya Okubo, Yasunori Kikuchi, How can we solve systemic problems in plant-derived production based on simulation-based analysis?, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 44, 1741-1746, (2018)

Yasunori Kikuchi, Yuko Oshita, Miwa Nakai, Aya Heiho, Yasuhiro Fukushima, A computer-aided analysis on regional power and heat energy systems considering socio-economic aspects: A case study on an isolated island in Japan, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 43, 1347-1352, (2018)

Akinori Shimizu, Tatsuya Okubo, Yasunori Kikuchi, Simulation-based Analysis of Sewage Sludge Treatment Considering Regional, Social, and Technological Characteristics, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 43, 1353-1358, (2018)

Miwa Nakai, Tatsuya Okubo, Yasunori Kikuchi, A socio-technical analysis of consumer preferences about energy systems applying a simulation-based approach: A case study of the Tokyo area, Energy Research & Social Science, 46, 52-63 (2018)

Yasunori Kikuchi, Yuichiro Kanematsu, Naoki Yoshikawa, Tatsuya Okubo, Michiko Takagaki, Environmental and resource use analysis of plant factories with energy technology options: a case study in Japan, Journal of Cleaner Production, 186(10) 703-717 (2018)

小原聡、寺島義文、菊池康紀、福島康裕、安原貴臣、杉本明、サトウキビを原料とする砂糖・エタノール同時増産技術のパイロット実証、化学工学論文集、採択済 (Satoshi Ohara, Yoshifumi Terajima, Yasunori Kikuchi, Yasuhiro Fukushima, Takaomi Yasuhara, Akira Sugimoto, Pilot Scale Demonstrationof Technologies for Enhancing Production of Sugar and Ethanol from Sugarcane, KagakuKogakuRonbunshu, in press)

大内田弘太朗、服部太一朗、寺島義文、大久保達也、菊池康紀、サトウキビ品種と動力プラントにおける技術オプションを考慮したバガス発電の導入効果分析、化学工学論文集、44(2) 113-122 (2018) (Kotaro Ouchida, Taiichiro Hattori, Yoshifumi Terajima, Tatsuya Okubo, Yasunori Kikuchi, Implementation Analysis of Bagasse Power Plants Considering Technology Options on Sugarcane Cultivars and Power Plants, KagakuKogakuRonbunshu, 44(2) 113-122 (2018))