Nov 2017: Presentation at EcoDesign International Conference in Taiwan

From November 29 to December 1, I attended the 10th International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing. The theme of the symposium was “New Technologies and Eco-innovation Towards Sustainability”. I presented my recent work in the session entitled ‘Energy System Design’ – discussing Energy System Design Incorporating Socio-Technical Regimes and Sustainability in Japan: Read more about Nov 2017: Presentation at EcoDesign International Conference in Taiwan[…]

Oct 2017: Perspective Paper Published in ERSS

Following up on a national survey of Japanese households about their energy use, choice and knowledge, a brief perspectives paper was published in Energy Research and Social Science. The paper, entitled ‘Curiosity, economic and environmental reasoning: Public perceptions of liberalization and renewable energy transition in Japan’ describes not only the current status of households attitude Read more about Oct 2017: Perspective Paper Published in ERSS[…]

Jul 2017: Energy Transitions Workshop at Kyoto University

At the beginning of July, the kind members of the Socio-Environmental Energy Science Lab at Kyoto University helped with my transitions research, by participating in the ‘Energy Transitions Workshop’. 3 Professors and approximately 10 Graduate Students in the Energy Science field shared their opinions and ideas for the future Japanese transition. Thank you very much Read more about Jul 2017: Energy Transitions Workshop at Kyoto University[…]

Jun 2017: Presentation at the 36th Japan Society of Energy and Resources Conference

On the 7th to 8th of June, I participated in the 36th Japan Society Energy and Resources Conference. My presentation was in the Energy Policy session on the 8th of June, entitled “Energy Transition Pathways: Realizing a future low-carbon society in Japan”. The session was well attended, and I would like to thank all attendees Read more about Jun 2017: Presentation at the 36th Japan Society of Energy and Resources Conference[…]

Apr 2017: Kyushu University Interdisciplinary Colloquium Presentation

On 28 April 2017, I gave a presentation at the Hakozaki Campus of Kyushu University to launch Kyushu University’s new series of inter-disciplinary colloquia. The aim of these events is to promote exchange among faculty and students from across the university (especially in the humanities and social sciences). My presentation was entitled “Incorporating Quantitative Equity into Read more about Apr 2017: Kyushu University Interdisciplinary Colloquium Presentation[…]

Mar 2017: Energy Transitions Workshop at Nagasaki University

A workshop on Energy Transition Pathways for Japan was held with the members of the Faculty of Environmental Science at Nagasaki University. Together we explored probable and desirable transitions pathways for Japan to 2050. This workshop lead to an exchange of ideas, and a sharing of our research interests. Thank you very much to Dr Read more about Mar 2017: Energy Transitions Workshop at Nagasaki University[…]

Feb 2017: Energy Analysis Annual Symposium Presentation and Workshop

As part of the I2CNER Annual Symposium 2017, the Energy Analysis Division (EAD) held our annual workshop. The title of this year’s workshop was: Energy Transition Pathways for Japan. Many interesting and thought provoking presentations were given by I2CNER and visiting professors across the topics of transition theory, social engagement, exergy analysis, solar and geothermal Read more about Feb 2017: Energy Analysis Annual Symposium Presentation and Workshop[…]

Dec 2016: Institute Interest Seminar Series Presentation

The Institute Interest Seminar Series (IISS) was established to provide a platform for I2CNER professors, post-docs, and graduate students to present their research to an audience of peers. The result is an exciting and open exchange of ideas and discussion among researchers which enriches and challenges all who participate. At the 99th IISS, I presented Read more about Dec 2016: Institute Interest Seminar Series Presentation[…]

Nov 2016: Presentation at SEE 2016 Conference in Thailand

From 28-30 November 2016, I attended the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment (SEE2016). I gave a presentation in the Energy and Environmental Policies session, entitled “A framework for energy policy evaluation: Renewable energy transition priorities in Australia”. The conference had several hundred attendees from around the world, with presentations covering policy, energy Read more about Nov 2016: Presentation at SEE 2016 Conference in Thailand[…]

Welcome!

Welcome to my research homepage. My name is Andrew Chapman, and I am an assistant professor in the Energy Analysis Division of the International Institute for Carbon Neutral Research (I2CNER). The institute is located on the Ito Campus of Kyushu University in Fukuoka City. My research interests span across energy systems, renewable technologies and social equity Read more about Welcome![…]