Dr. Toshiki Kinoshita of Kyusyu University won a prize for an excellent poster
at the 29th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference
October 31, 2023
The 29th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC2023) was held in London, on October 16th -21st. Dr. Toshiki Kinoshita won an award for an excellent poster. Dr. Kinoshita is now Assistant Professor of the Research Institute for Applied Mechanics at Kyushu University. He is also an external member of the Sensing and Intellectualization (S&I) unit. This newly established award is open to young researchers within eight years of completing their undergraduate degree. The prizes were given during the closing ceremony on 21st October, with three researchers receiving awards. Dr. Kinoshita worked at NIFS from 2018 until 2022 for his PhD program of Kyushu University under Prof. Kenji Tanaka. Dr. Kinoshita is currently collaborating with the S&I unit. The award was given to Dr. Kinoshita for his research on "Turbulence Transition and its Role in Isotope Effects in LHD", which he undertook as his PhD thesis research project when he was a graduate student. Dr. Kinoshita's award has highlighted one of the world's notable achievements in deuterium experiments at the LHD.