Kiyohiko Igarashi


TEDxTodai 2013
Sunday June 16, 2013
Kiyohiko Igarashi
Biomass scientist

Kiyohiko Igarashi is a leading scientist in the field of biomass utilization, fully unleashing the energy and material potential of natural wood and plants. Currently an associate professor at the University of Tokyo, he decided to dedicate his life to research after discovering his passion for mushroom enzymes. By challenging the consensus reality of his field, he has continued to revolutionize the efficiency of biomass conversion. Referring to the outdated global paradigm of oil dependency, Dr.Igarashi’s talk will focus on the importance of critically re-examining the “common sense” of today’s society.

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