Tanaka Kenji

Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo Energy local communities

Completed a doctoral course in the University of Tokyo (Doctor of Engineering). After working atMcKinsey and Company and Japan Industrial Partners, Inc., he was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Tokyo, and since 2017, has been Project Associate Professor specializing in the study of technology management strategy in the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo (IoE social cooperation program).
Has acted as policy councilor for the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Division D Technical Committee member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, and Councilor of the Japan Association for Management Systems.



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)]