Professor, Kyoto University
Mr. Yoh Yasuda received the Graduate degree in electronics and information engineering in 1989 and the Ph.D. degree in electronics in 1994 from Yokohama National University, Japan.
Since 1994, he had been with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan, as a researcher on high voltage engineering. In September 2016 (just two month ago!), he moved to Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, where he is a project professor of Renewable Energy Economics Programme.
His current research interests are to solve combined problems with economic, policy and engineering on various issues of wind power, including lightning risk management and grid integration.
Prof. Yasuda is a board member of Japan Wind Energy Association. Also, he is an expert member of several international committees such as IEC/TC88/MT24 (lightning protection on wind turbine), IEA Wind Task25 (grid integration of wind power), and so on.