Yuta Katayma is a visiting scholar at US-ATMC for 2016-2017. He has been working as a consultant at the Environment and Energy Research Division of Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MRI) in Japan. He has worked for many years in supporting policy making processes for government bodies, as well as consulting private companies in establishing new businesses. He received his M.A. and B.A. in Engineering from Keio University in Japan.