United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Toyoshi Fuketa

Toyoshi Fuketa is a Commissioner at Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA).  He started his career as a research engineer at the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (JAERI) in 1987 after he obtained his Ph. D in engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Before joining the NRA, he was in charge of management of regulatory research programs regarding thermal hydraulics, plant aging, and fuel safety as a Deputy Director General of Nuclear Safety Research Center at the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA).  One of his prime responsibilities at the NRA is to access the degree of risk existing in nuclear-related activities by using the state-of-the-art knowledge, technology and information, and to establish regulatory criteria and structures.
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