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The University of Tokyo
Department of Precision Engineering
Job title
Ph.D., Eng.(Osaka University)


Yusuke Kishita is Lecturer at the University of Tokyo. Prior to the current position, he worked at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and Osaka University. His research field is scenario design for sustainable futures. He is currently involved in research on sustainable consumption and production, sustainable energy visions, and roadmapping for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He holds MSc and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Osaka University.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Lecturer, Department of Precision Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Dec 2019
Feb 2020
Visiting Academic Fellow, University of Cambridge
Apr 2015
Mar 2016
Research Scientist, Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute, AIST
Apr 2012
Feb 2015
Assistant Professor, Center for Environmental Innovation Design for Sustainability (CEIDS), Osaka University
Apr 2011
Mar 2012
Post-doctoral Researcher, Department of Mechnical Engineering, Osaka University
Oct 2010
Mar 2011
Research Fellow (PD), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Apr 2009
Sep 2010
Research Fellow (DC2), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


Sep 2010
Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Osaka University

Awards & Honors

EcoDesign2007 Best Paper Award

Published Papers

Yutaka Nomaguchi, Hiroki Tanaka, Akiyuki Sakakibara, Kikuo Fujita, Yusuke Kishita, Keishiro Hara, Michinori Uwasu
Energy   140 779   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Yusuke Kishita, Michinori Uwasu, Keishiro Hara, Masashi Kuroda, Hiroyuki Takeda, Yasushi Umeda, Yoshiyuki Shimoda
Sustainability Science      Jul 2018   [Refereed]
The Case Study of a Japanese Rural Community      Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Yusuke Kishita, Yuji Ohishi, Michinori Uwasu, Masashi Kuroda, Hiroyuki Takeda, Keishiro Hara
Journal of Cleaner Production   126 607   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Shinsuke Kondoh, Yusuke Kishita
{CIRP} Annals - Manufacturing Technology   65(1) 197   Jan 2016   [Refereed]


Scenario Analysis of Global Resource Circulation with Traceability Index Targeting Sustainable Manufacturing
Yusuke Kishita, Eisuke Kunii, Shinichi Fukushige, Yasushi Umeda and Jun Fujimoto
Int. J. Automation Technology (IJAT)   3(1) 3-10   2009
Yusuke Kishita, Shinichi Fukushige, Yasushi Umeda and Jun Fujimoto
Int. J. Environmental Technology and Management (IJETM)   11(4) 290-318   2009
Yasushi Umeda, Takeshi Nishiyama, Yasuhiro Yamasaki, Yusuke Kishita and Shinichi Fukushige
CIRP J. Manufacturing Science and Technology   1(4) 272-278   2009
Scenario Analysis of Sustainable Society Based on Urban-Rural Partnerships in Japan
Proc. of EcoBalance 2010: Towards & Beyond 2020   P-100, pp. 829-832    2010
A Holistic Approach to Computer-Aided Scenario Design Targeting Sustainable Manufacturing
Proc. of International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2010   SS12.1-2    2010

Research Grants & Projects

Proposal of a Description Support Method of Scenarios Toward a Sustainable Society
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2007   
Scenario Analysis for Sustainable Resource Circulation in Asia
Project Year: 2005   
Ecodesign Assessment Method Using a Weighted Checklist
Funded Research
Project Year: 2007 - 2008