Dr Shunsuke Kondo

PRESIDENT,NUMO Japan

Dr. Shunsuke Kondo has been the President of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan (NUMO) since July 2014.He was born on July 26, 1942. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from the Department of Nuclear Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo in 1965 and became a Doctor of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering of The University of Tokyo in 1970.

Dr. Kondo became the Lecturer, in 1970, then an Associate Professor in 1971 at the Department of Nuclear Engineering, The University of Tokyo. After that, he became a Professor at Nuclear Engineering Research Laboratory, The University of Tokyo in 1984. He moved to the Department of Nuclear Engineering, The University of Tokyo in 1988 and remained there until his retirement in 2004.

Department name was changed to Quantum Engineering and Systems Science in 1995. In addition, he was appointed to the Director, Research Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo from 1999-2003. After he retired from The University of Tokyo, he became the Chairman, Japan Atomic Energy Commission in 2004, which he held until 2014. He received the title of Professor Emeritus at The University of Tokyo in 2004.