Tadahiro Katsuta

Tadahiro Katsuta has a doctorate in plasma physics from Hiroshima University (1997) and is an associate professor at Meiji University in Japan. He is a 2014-2015 visiting fellow at Princeton University’s program on Science and Global Security (http://www.princeton.edu/sgs/). Katsuta’s research focuses on the technical and political aspects of Japan’s spent fuel management problems, with particular emphasis on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident and the resulting new regulatory standards for commercial nuclear power reactors, nuclear fuel facilities, research reactors, and nuclear waste storage and disposal facilities.