Dr. Junichi Fujino recently joined IGES as Principal Researcher and Senior Coordinator for City Taskforce, IGES since this April 2016. He also serves as Senior Researcher, NIES and is one of the main members to develop the Asia-Pacific Integrated Model (AIM) to assess policy options for stabilizing global climate. He was lead author of IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN).
Recently he is serving as a member of joint committee on Japanese INDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contributions) under MOEJ and METI, as well as an advisory committee member of “FutureCity” initiatives (Cabinet Office, Japan). And he is an expert member of Urban Planning and Sustainability Commission under The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games since Oct 2015. He served as Iitate village (where has suffered severe damage by nuclear accidents regarding the Great East Japan Earthquake, in Fukushima) revitalization planning committee member since August 2011.
He received his B.S/M.S/Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tokyo. He has joined UNFCCC/COP process as NGO since COP11 and nowadays visited many Asian countries/cities to make LCS happen. He is senior advisor to ICLEI Japan.