About OPRI

Staff Members

Nobuyuki Yoshitake
Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Division of Ocean Policy Research)

Senior Research Fellow
Nobuyuki Yoshitake
Nobuyuki Yoshitake is now Research Fellow at the Ocean Policy Research Institute of The Sasakawa Peace Foundation. He served in the Naval Systems Research Center, Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency, Ministry of Defense for 37 years of research and development of Maritime Self-Defense Force equipment. He mainly engaged in SONAR (SOund NAvigation and Ranging) research and development. He is now interested in the technology of unmanned vehicle and visualization method of ocean.


  • Underwater acoustics
  • Underwater sensing and Unmanned vehicle


Academic/Professional Background
Professional Background
  • 2019-      Retired NSRC, ATLA
  • 2017-2019  Director, Naval Systems Research Center (NSRC), ATLA                       
  • 1982-      Joined in Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA), Ministry of Defense    
Academic Background
  • Graduate School of Marine Engineering, Tokai University (1989)
  • Master of Ocean engineering


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