PEAK Staff Profile

Yasuki Kansha, Ph.D.(National University of Singapore)
Associate Professor – Environmental Sciences

Contact : kansha[at]


画像 Yasuki Kansha joined PEAK in 2018 from Collaborative Research Center for Energy Engineering at the Institute of Industrial Science in the University of Tokyo where he worked as a Project Associate Professor since 2012. His research activities are focused on process system engineering and thermodynamics, i.e. process design and control, optimization, heat integration, and energy/exergy analysis in chemical and energy processes. He received Bachelor degree from Kyoto University, Japan in 2002 and PhD degree from National University of Singapore in 2008, specialized in Chemical Engineering.

Research Interests

Process System Engineering
Process Design and Control
Energy Process Engineering

Selected Publications

-Y. Kansha, M. Ishizuka, H. Mizuno, A. Tsutsumi: Design of energy-saving carbon dioxide separation process using fluidized bed, Appl. Therm. Eng. Vol. 126 (2017) pp. 134–138.
-Y. Kansha, M. Ishizuka, C. Song, A. Tsutsumi: Process Intensification for Dimethyl Ether Production by Self-Heat Recuperation, Energy, Vol. 90, 1 (2015) pp. 122–127
-Y. Kansha, Y. Kotani, M. Aziz, A. Kishimoto, A. Tsutsumi: Evaluation of a self-heat recuperative thermal process based on thermodynamic irreversibility and exergy, J. Chem. Eng. Jpn., Vol. 46, 1 (2013) pp. 87-91
-Y. Kansha, N. Tsuru, C. Fushimi, K. Shimogawara, A. Tsutsumi: An innovative modularity of heat circulation for fractional distillation, Chem. Eng. Sci., Vol. 65, 1 (2010) pp.330-334
-Y. Kansha, N. Tsuru, K. Sato, C. Fushimi, A. Tsutsumi: Self-heat recuperation technology for energy saving in chemical processes, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Vol. 48, 16 (2009) pp.7682-7686