Minoru Matsutani

For Minoru Matsutani's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

LNG and the future of Japanese energy

| Apr 4, 2017

LNG and the future of Japanese energy

Japan Gastech Consortium Chairman Nobuo Tanaka expects Gastech Japan 2017 to be a milestone for power suppliers and users to come to a consensus on the role of gas in the energy mix of the future. Gastech Japan 2017, the world's largest event for the ...

Asian students finish cross-cultural summer science course in Yokosuka

Aug 24, 2016

Asian students finish cross-cultural summer science course in Yokosuka

Forty-eight junior high and high school students from across Asia got together in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, to attend a one-week science summer school earlier this month. The second annual gathering, dubbed the International School of Science Summer School 2016, is a weeklong program in which ...

Examining 'Industry 4.0' opportunities

| Apr 29, 2016

Examining 'Industry 4.0' opportunities

"Industry 4.0," or the fourth industrial revolution, can offer both opportunities and risks for the Japanese economy. It is a term to describe the future state of the economy, particularly manufacturing, based on the connectivity of everything, or the "Internet of Things" (IoT). This connectivity ...