Masahiro Sugiyama, Ph.D. (MIT)
Associate Professor – Environmental Sciences
Contact : masahiro[at]ifi.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Masahiro Sugiyama is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Future Initiatives(IFI), the University of Tokyo (UTokyo). He holds a Ph.D. in climate science and a master’s degree in technology and policy, both from MIT. Prior to joining UTokyo, he was a researcher at the Socio-Economic Research Center, the Central Research Institute of the Electric Power Industry. He joined UTokyo in April, 2014. An expert on global warming, he has worked on various topics related to climate change, ranging from energy efficiency in global scenarios to citizens’ views on climate geoengineering. His works have been published in various academic journals, including Nature,(http://doi.org/10.1038/531029a).
An expert on global warming, he has worked on various topics related with climate change, ranging from energy efficiency in global scenarios to citizens' views on climate geoengineering.
Sugiyama, M., Asayama, S., & Kosugi, T. (2020). The North–South Divide on Public Perceptions of Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering?: A Survey in Six Asia-Pacific Countries. Environmental Communication, 14(5), 641–656. https://doi.org/10.1080/17524032.2019.1699137
Sugiyama, M., Fujimori, S., Wada, K., Endo, S., Fujii, Y., Komiyama, R., … Shiraki, H. (2019). Japan’s long-term climate mitigation policy: Multi-model assessment and sectoral challenges. Energy, 167(2019), 1120–1131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.10.091
Sugiyama, M., & 34 co-authors. (2017). Transdisciplinary co-design of scientific research agendas: 40 research questions for socially relevant climate engineering research. Sustainability Science, 12(1), 31-44. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-016-0376-2
Sugiyama, M. (2016). Five years on from Fukushima. Nature, 531(7592), 29-31. http://doi.org/10.1038/531029a
Sugiyama, M., Akashi, O., Wada, K., Kanudia, A., Li, J., & Weyant, J. (2014). Energy efficiency potentials for global climate change mitigation. Climatic Change, 123(3-4), 397-411. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-013-0874-5
Sugiyama, M. (2012). Climate change mitigation and electrification. Energy Policy, 44, 464-468. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2012.01.028