Kenji Tateiwa (Tokyo Electric Power Company), A Roadmap for Decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant


Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 12:30pm to 2:00pm


Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), 2nd Floor, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA

Kenji Tateiwa      

Manager, Nuclear Power Programs, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO)

Moderator: Susan Pharr 
Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, and Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics

(Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE); Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), Harvard Kennedy School)

Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

In his current position, Mr. Tateiwa works closely with US nuclear-related institutions (e.g., INPO, NEI, EPRI, BWROG, DOE, NRC) to address the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident and to devise measures to enhance nuclear safety. At TEPCO, he has served in the Engineering Group of the Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant; the Nuclear Safety Group, Nuclear Power Engineering Group; and as Project Manager in the Nuclear Business Development Group, International Affairs Department. He holds the Japanese government’s certifications as a Class-I Radiation Specialist and Chief Nuclear Engineer. Mr. Tateiwa received his Bachelor of Engineering (Nuclear Engineering) and Master of Engineering (Energy Science and Engineering) from Kyoto University, and MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.