Esaki Hiroshi

Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo Energy vision

In 1987, completed a Master’s course specializing in Electrical Engineering at the University of Kyushu and joined the Toshiba Corporation. In 1990, he was employed by Bell Communications and in 1994 was guest researcher at Columbia University. In 1998, he was appointed Assistant Professor in the Mainframe Computer Center, the University of Tokyo, and to his present position in 2005.
Representative of the WIDE Project and Green University Tokyo Project(GUTP).



The ideal form of energy system, particularly electric power systems that support data-driven society in Society 5.0 will be studied. The “Vision Goals”(proposals) of electric power systems which support Society 5.0 will be shared at the same time as efforts will be made to resolve technology challenges, policy, and system challenges which have been identified.
[Leaders of the research:Professor Yoshimura Shinobu (The University of Tokyo), Matsuoka Hideyuki (Hitachi)]