Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo
Prof. Takeshi KINOSHITA, graduated from the University of Tokyo of 1976, Doctor of Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering. Emeritus Professor at the University of Tokyo.
He had served as a professor at the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo, a specially-appointed professor in the Department of Ocean Architecture and Engineering at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Nihon University, and the 19th and 20th President of Nagasaki Institute of Applied Sciences. He also served as the first chairman of the Ocean Energy Association-Japan.
His expertise lies in fluid dynamics and kinematics related to the motion of ships and marine structures, as well as the study of ocean energy, such as offshore wind power.
He promotes the utilization of marine renewable energy, which is considered the main energy resources in the future, from the perspective of global warming and national security of energy resources.
He conducts research on the social implementation of marine energy, considering the policy issues undertaken by the government, the strategic arrangement of infrastructure and supply chains by industries, and promotion measures to catch up with front runners such as Europe.
He has authored numerous books, including "Market Outlook and Development Trends of Marine Renewable Energy" (Science & Technology)