Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy (KIFEE)

Management and leadership

The KIFEE collaboration and the KIFEE conferences are managed by the Leader Groups in Japan (LG-J) and Norway (LG-N). Each of the LGs manages their national networks and projects associated with KIFEE. The members are listed below (January 2015).

Leader group, Japan (LG-J)

Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Doshisha University (Chairman)
Koji Amezawa, Tohoku University (Secretary)

Nobuhito Imanaka, Osaka University
Toshiyuki Nohira, Kyoto University
Shinichi Kitamura, Osaka Prefectural University
Yoshihiro Owadano, AIST
Shigeru Futamura, AIST
Takuya Goto, Doshisha University

Past chairmen of LG-J

Yasuhiko Ito, Doshiosha University

Leader group, Norway (LG-N)

* Bjørn E. Christensen, NTNU (Chairman)
* Marianne Øksnes Dalheim, NTNU (Secretary)

* Geir Martin Haarberg, NTNU
* Petter Nekså, NTNU/SINTEF
* Vojislav Novakovic, NTNU
* Bjørn T. Stokke, NTNU

May-Britt Hägg, NTNU
Mari-Ann Einarsrud, NTNU
Trygve Eikevik, NTNU
Ellen Marie Andersson, NTNU

Rune Bredesen, SINTEF
Sabrina Sartori, University of Oslo
Bjørn Chr. Hauback, IFE (Institute for Energy Technology)

*) Local LG at NTNU serving as secretariat for the full LG-N

Past chairmen of LG-N

Arne Bredesen
Bjørn Hafskjold
Sissel Hertzberg


Conference and workshop organizers

The following persons are involved in organizing the KIFEE conferences (2014 and later)

Process engineering

Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Doshisha University
Takashi Yamaguchi, RITE
Teruhiko Kai, RITE
Izumi Kumakiri, Yamaguchi University
Yuhiro Iwamoto, Doshisha University
Trugve Magne Eikevik, NTNU
Petter Nekså, NTNU

Electrolysis systems and advanced inorganic materials

Nobuhito Imanaka, Osaka University
Toshiyuki Nohira,Kyoto University
Takuya Goto, Doshisha University
Koji Amezawa, Tohoku University
Yasushige Mori, Doshisha University
Geir Martin Haarberg, NTNU
Mari-Ann Einarsrud, NTNU


Advanced biological materials

Kazunari Akiyoshi, Kyoto University
Shinichi Kitamura, Osaka Prefecture University
Masayuki Hara, Osaka Prefecture University
Tamou Fukamizo, Kindai University
Bjørn E. Christensen, NTNU
Bjørn Torger Stokke, NTNU

Education in energy and environment

Saki Itonori, Shiga University
Ellen Marie Andersson, NTNU
Vojislav Novakovic, NTNU

Contact information

Leader group, Japan (LG-J)

Hiroshi Yamaguchi (Chairman)
Email: hyamaguc(at)mail.doshisha.ac.jp

Koji Amezawa (Secretary)
Email: amezawa(at)tagen.tohoku.ac.jp

Leader group, Norway (LG-N)

Bjørn E. Christensen (Chairman)
Email: bjorn.e.christensen(at)ntnu.no

Marianne Øksnes Dalheim
Email: marianne.dalheim(at)ntnu.no

Complete list of KIFEE leader groups