Masahiro Sugiyama

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Masahiro Sugiyama
The University of Tokyo
Todai Policy Alternatives Research Institute

Research Areas



Sep 2001
Aug 2007
Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, School of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sep 2003
Feb 2007
Technology and Policy Program, School of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Awards & Honors

(Transdisciplinary co-design of scientific research agendas: 40 research questions for socially relevant climate engineering research), 2017 best paper award, Sustainability Science
Winner: Masahiro Sugiyama and 34 co-authors

Published Papers

Sugiyama Masahiro, Arino Yosuke, Kosugi Takanobu, Kurosawa Atsushi, Watanabe Shingo
CLIMATE POLICY   18(6) 681-689   2018   [Refereed]
Moriyama Ryo, Sugiyama Masahiro, Kurosawa Atsushi, Masuda Kooiti, Tsuzuki Kazuhiro, Ishimoto Yuki
Sugiyama Masahiro, Deguchi Hiroshi, Ema Arisa, Kishimoto Atsuo, Mori Junichiro, Shiroyama Hideaki, Scholz Roland W.
SUSTAINABILITY   9(12)    Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Wibeck Victoria, Hansson Anders, Anshelm Jonas, Asayama Shinichiro, Dilling Lisa, Feetham Pamela M., Hauser Rachel, Ishii Atsushi, Sugiyama Masahiro
CLIMATIC CHANGE   145(1-2) 1-14   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Sugiyama Masahiro, Asayama Shinichiro, Ishii Atsushi, Kosugi Takanobu, Moore John C., Lin Jolene, Lefale Penehuro F., Burns Wil, Fujiwara Masatomo, Ghosh Arunabha, Horton Joshua, Kurosawa Atsushi, Parker Andy, Thompson Michael, Wong Pak-Hang, Xia Lili
CLIMATIC CHANGE   143(1-2) 1-12   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Kurosawa Atsushi, Kato Etsushi, Sugiyama Masahiro, Masuda Kooiti
KAGAKU KOGAKU RONBUNSHU   43(4) 171-177   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Asayama Shinichiro, Sugiyama Masahiro, Ishii Atsushi
GEOFORUM   80 82-92   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Sugiyama Masahiro, Asayama Shinichiro, Kosugi Takanobu, Ishii Atsushi, Emori Seita, Adachi Jiro, Akimoto Keigo, Fujiwara Masatomo, Hasegawa Tomoko, Hibi Yasushi, Hirata Kimiko, Ishii Toru, Kaburagi Takeshi, Kita Yuki, Kobayashi Shigeki, Kurosawa Atsushi, Kuwata Manabu, Masuda Kooiti, Mitsui Makoto, Miyata Taku, Mizutani Hiroshi, Nakayama Sumie, Oyamada Kazuyo, Sashida Takaaki, Sekiguchi Miho, Takahashi Kiyoshi, Takamura Yukari, Taki Junichi, Taniguchi Taketoshi, Tezuka Hiroyuki, Ueno Takahiro, Watanabe Shingo, Watanabe Rie, Yamagishi Naoyuki, Yoshizawa Go
SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE   12(1) 31-44   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Masahiro Sugiyama, Osamu Akashi, Kenichi Wada, Amit Kanudia, Jun Li, John Weyant
Climatic Change   123 397-411   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Energy efficiency is one of the main options for mitigating climate change. An accurate representation of various mechanisms of energy efficiency is vital for the assessment of its realistic potential. Results of a questionnaire show that the EMF2...
Hiromi Yamamoto, Masahiro Sugiyama, Junichi Tsutsui
Climatic Change   123 583-596   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
In this study, we develop a new integrated assessment model called the BET model (Basic Energy systems, Economy, Environment, and End-use Technology Model). It is a multi-regional, global model based on Ramsey's optimal growth theory and includes ...
The Journal of Science Policy and Research Management   29(2) 214-228   2014   [Refereed]
Recently geoengineering has attracted attention in Western countries as a possible countermeasure for global warming. Here we report a series of interviews we conducted to assess the distribution of opinions of Japanese experts in related fields. ...
SUGIYAMA Masahiro, ASANO Kenji
エネルギー・資源 = Energy and resources   34(2)    Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Minoru Chikira, Masahiro Sugiyama
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences   70 3920-3939   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
The eastward-propagating intraseasonal oscillation represented by the Chikira-Sugiyama cumulus parameterization in an atmospheric general circulation model is compared with observations and reanalyses. The scheme is characterized by state-dependen...
Masahiro Sugiyama
Energy Policy   44 464-468   May 2012   [Refereed]
An increasing number of mitigation scenarios with deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions have focused on expanded use of demand-side electric technologies, including battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles, and heat pumps. Here we review...
Minoru Chikira, Masahiro Sugiyama
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences   67 2171-2193   Jul 2010   [Refereed]
A new cumulus parameterization is developed for which an entraining plume model is adopted. The lateral entrainment rate varies vertically depending on the surrounding environment. Two different formulations are examined for the rate. The cumulus ...
Masahiro Sugiyama, Hideo Shiogama, Seita Emori
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   107 571-575   Feb 2010   [Refereed]
Precipitation extreme changes are often assumed to scale with, or are constrained by, the change in atmospheric moisture content. Studies have generally confirmed the scaling based on moisture content for the midlatitudes but identified deviations...
Masahiro Sugiyama
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences   66 1525-1542   Sep 2009   [Refereed]
Numerical calculations of a simplified quasi-equilibrium tropical circulation model (QTCM) on the equatorial β plane have been performed to explore the nonlinear regime of the moisture mode. Sensitivity tests have examined the effects of nonlinear...
Masahiro Sugiyama
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences   66 1507-1523   Sep 2009   [Refereed]
The moisture mode in a simplified version of the quasi-equilibrium tropical circulation model (QTCM) of Neelin and Zeng is analyzed. Perturbation expansion based on the ratio of temperature tendency to adiabatic cooling simplifies the system and d...


石本 祐樹, 杉山 昌広
エネルギー・資源 = Energy and resources   38(6) 309-313   Nov 2017
SUGIYAMA Masahiro, ASAYAMA Shinichiro, IWASAKI Suginori, KOSUGI Takanobu, HARAGUCHI Masahiko, MORIYAMA Ryo
天気   62(1) 33-41   Jan 2015
杉山 昌広
環境情報科学 = Environmental information science   46(3) 46-51   2017
J. of SICE   56(5) 366-369   2017
Masahiro Sugiyama, Ichiro Sakata, Hideaki Shiroyama, Hisashi Yoshikawa, Taketoshi Taniguchi
Nature   531 29-31   Mar 2016
Journal of the Japan Institute of Energy   92(3) 204-210   Mar 2013
With the pace of global warming mitigation efforts slow, some scientists began calling for an extreme measure to contain the risk of climate change. Termed climate engineering or geoengineering, this broad set of methods and technologies aims at d...
杉山 昌広
Atomoσ : journal of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan = アトモス : 日本原子力学会誌   56(12) 767-771   Dec 2014
KOMATSU Hidenori, SUGIYAMA Masahiro, KOSUGI Takanobu, SUGIYAMA Taishi
エネルギー・資源 = Energy and resources   33(2)    Mar 2012
The Journal of Science Policy and Research Management   27(3) 226-240   2013
With the increasing importance of policy issues for science and technology and the growing role of scientific knowledge in policy making, the executive branch has steadily expanded its research and analytical capabilities. On the other hand, the l...
杉山 昌広, 山本 博巳, 筒井 純一
電力中央研究所報告. Y   (13015) 巻頭1-3,1-25   Apr 2014
天気   58(7) 577-598   Jul 2011
Climate geoengineering is defined as "deliberate large-scale manipulation of the planetary environment to counteract anthropogenic climate change." The slow progress of greenhouse gas emissions reduction and a heightened recognition of the risk of...
Sugiyama Masahiro
JJSAE   49(1) A15-A23   2014
天気   58(6) 539-544   Jun 2011
Yamamoto Hiromi, Bando Shigeru, Sugiyama Masahiro, Watanabe Yumiko
IEEJ Transactions on Sensors and Micromachines   134(9) 799-810   2014
The Government of Japan plans to expand photovoltaic and wind power drastically. However, since those power outputs fluctuate according to weather conditions, they may require additional load frequency control (LFC) capacity, thereby reducing effi...
エネルギー・資源 = Energy and resources   32(1) 63-64   Jan 2011
杉山 昌広
大気環境学会誌 = Journal of Japan Society for Atmospheric Environment   49(1) A15-23   2014
杉山 昌広, 朝野 賢司
エネルギー・資源学会研究発表会講演論文集   217-220   Jun 2013
山本 博巳, 坂東 茂, 杉山 昌広
エネルギー・資源学会研究発表会講演論文集   233-236   Jun 2013
山本 博巳, 坂東 茂, 杉山 昌広
電力中央研究所報告. Y   (12030) 巻頭1-3,1-46   May 2013
上野 貴弘, 杉山 昌広, 星野 優子
電力中央研究所報告. Y   (12012) 1-35,巻頭1-3   Mar 2013
山本 博巳, 杉山 昌広, 筒井 純一
エネルギー・資源学会研究発表会講演論文集   31 75-78   Jun 2012
杉山 昌広
電力中央研究所報告. Y   (11008) 1-31,巻頭1-3   Mar 2012
山本 博巳, 杉山 昌広, 筒井 純一
電力中央研究所報告. Y   (11005) 巻頭1-3,1-45   Mar 2012
高橋 潔, 杉山 昌広, 江守 正多
Journal of science and technology studies   (9) 40-53   Oct 2011
杉山 昌広, 今中 健雄
電力中央研究所報告 Y 研究報告   (10009) 1-39,巻頭1〜3   May 2011
筒井 純一, 山本 博巳, 杉山 昌広
電力中央研究所報告 研究報告   (10013) 1-18,巻頭1〜3   Apr 2011
The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2011(0) _W091002-1-_W091002-5   2011
In spite of their great importance in mitigating climate change, global mitigation scenarios, such as those reviewed by the IPCC, had mostly neglected demand-side efficient electric technologies until recently. With the increasing interest in heat...
Eco-Engineering   22(4) 155-165   Oct 2010
We review climate geoengineering, which is receiving increasing attention due to the slow progress of global climate policy and recognition of potential catastrophic effects of climate change. Climate engineering schemes are intended to modify par...
杉山 昌広
電力中央研究所報告 Y 研究報告   (9003) 1-24,巻頭1〜3   Feb 2010