YAMAGATA Hiroshi

YAMAGATA Hiroshi

YAMAGATA Hiroshi

Consulting Fellow (until March 31, 2005)

Director for Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Education

1997 Doctor of Engineering in Applied Energy, Kyoto University
 Dissertation: Social-Engineering Analysis on Development of Power Plants
1995 Master of Science in Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University
 Significant Courses: Quantitative Public Policy Analysis, Decision Analysis, Optimization, Micro Economic
1987 Master of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering, Kyoto University
 Thesis: Basic Study on Neutron Radiography
1985 Bachelor of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering, Kyoto University
 Thesis: The Spherical Harmonics Method for the Multigroup Transport Equation in x-y Geometry

Experience

2004.6- Director for Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
2002.7–2004.6 Director, Communications Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI
2001.1–2002.6 Director, Radioactive Waste Management and Coordination Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI
2000.8–2001.12 Principal Deputy Director, Nuclear Power Development Division, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI
1998.7–2000.7 Administrator, Nuclear Development Division, Nuclear Energy Agency, OECD
1996.6–1998.6 Principal Deputy Director, Technology Division, Small and Medium Enterprise Agency
1995.7-1996.6 Deputy Director, Policy Planning Office, Minister's Secretariat
1992.7-1994.6 Deputy Director, Nuclear Power Safety Policy Planning Division, Agency of Natural Resources and Energy
1991.7-1992.6 Chief, Coordinate Division, Agency of Natural Resources and Energy
1987.4-1989.4 Researcher, Electric Power Development Division, Agency of Natural Resources and Energy

Selected Publications and Papers

1. Academic Journals

1) Hiroshi YAMAGATA, "Nuclear Education and Training in OECD Member Countries (in Japanese)," Journal of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan, 43-11, pp.1129-1135 (2001).
2) Hiroshi YAMAGATA, Keiji KANDA, "Bayesian Analysis of Public Views on the Safety of Nuclear Development," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 25-10, pp.709-720 (1998).
3) Hiroshi YAMAGATA, Keiji KANDA, "New Method of Estimating Electric Power Plants Planning Taking Security into Consideration (in Japanese)," Japanese Journal of Risk Analysis, 9-1, pp.43-50 (1997).
4) Hiroshi YAMAGATA, Keiji KANDA, Hisaji SHIMIZU, "Reforming the Social Regulation of Japan (in Japanese)," Journal of Japan Society for Safety Engineering, 36-1, pp.2-9 (1997).
5) Hiroshi YAMAGATA, Keiji KANDA, "Bayesian Analysis of the Public Reliance on the Nuclear Development (in Japanese)," Journal of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan, 38-8, pp.683-688 (1996).
6) Hiroshi YAMAGATA, Keiji KANDA et al, "Standardization for Determining Image Quality in Thermal Neutron Radiographic Testing," Annual Reports of the Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University, 19, pp.116-123 (1986).
7) K. KOBAYASHI, H.OIGAWA, and H. YAMAGATA, "The Spherical Harmonics Method for the Multigroup Transport Equation in x-y Geometry," Annals of Nuclear Energy, 13-12, pp.663-678 (1986).

2. OECD REPORT

1) OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, "Nuclear Power Plant Life Management in a Changing Business World," Paris, France, 2000.
2) OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, "Nuclear Education and Training: Cause for Concern?" Paris, France, August 2000.
3) OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, "Status Report on Nuclear Power Plant Life Management," Paris, France, April 2000.


3. Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) REPORT

1) "Skilled Workers in the Processing Industries in Japan (in Japanese)," MITI, 1997.
2) "Industrial Structure in the 21st Century," MITI, 1995.
3) "Review on Probabilistic Safety Assessment of Stopped Nuclear Power Plants (in Japanese)," Agency of Natural Resources and Energy, MITI, 1994.
4) "Interim Report on Accident Management of Nuclear Power Plants (in Japanese)," Agency of Natural Resources and Energy, MITI, 1993.