The 6th International Symposium on Fusion Technology
January 26-28, 2018
Niigata University, Niigata, Japan

News & Events

  • January 23, 2018: Revised Program is uploaded at the Program page(download the PDF file)
  • January 3, 2018: Advance program is uploaded at the program page (download the PDF file)
  • December 8, 2017 : Paper submission deadline has been delayed. New deadline is December 20, 2017
  • November 13, 2017: Tentative Schedule is uploaded at Program page
  • November 7, 2017: Submission page open
  • October 1, 2017: Official website open
  • Important Dates

  • Deadline for paper submission: December 8, 2017 December 20, 2017
  • Notification of accepted: December 15, 2017
  • Deadline for early-bird registration: December 22, 2017, 23:59 JST

  • About International Symposium on Fusion Technology

    The International Symposium on Fusion Technology has been organized by five universities in East Asia, Dalian University of Technology (China), Hanyang University (Korea), Harbin Institute of Technology (China), Inha University (Korea), Niigata University (Japan), on the base of the academic cooperation agreements. The 1th-5th symposiums were held at Niigata University (2007), Inha University (2009), Dalian University of Technology (2011), Hanyang University (2014), and Harbin Institute of Technology (2016). The symposium covered fusion technology involving various engineering areas, and consisted of keynote, invited and contributed papers.

    Hosted by Niigata University, the 6th International Symposium on Fusion Technology (ISFT2018) will be held in Jan. 26-28, 2018, in Niigata, Japan. The ISFT2018 is especially focused on Renewable Energy, Information and Data Science, and SciTech Education as the special sessions, but not limited to these topics. Every topics related to fusion technologies will be presented in both oral and poster sessions.The special session on SciTech Education will be held in conjunction with the symposium supported by Inter-University Exchange G-DORM Project.


  • A.   Renewable Energy and its related fields
  • B.   Information and Data Science and its related fields
  • C.   SciTech Education and its related fields
  • D.   Other topics involving engineering fields
  • Venue & Access

    Niigata City is the main island's first ordinance-designated city on the west coast of Japan. Niigata City's transportation infrastructure is equipped with an international airport and harbor, bullet train, and a network of highways. It takes 2 hours from Tokyo Station by bullet train. Niigata City also has a rich natural environment with many bodies of water, including two large rivers, lagoons and wetlands. The fertile fields of the vast Echigo Plain produce a multitude of rice-based products and agricultural produce. You can enjoy good food and sake in the urban port city. The main venue, Niigata University, located at the west area in Niigata city, is almost 40 minutes away from the Niigata Station.

    How to get to Ikarashi Campus, Niigata University

    Bus Information (Niigata Airport - Niigata Station)

    ・Bus Information (Niigata Station - Ikarashi Campus, Niigata University): Time table from Niigata Station to the Campus and Campus to the Station will be provided.

      How to get to Niigata University Ikarashi Campus

    Niigata City

    Shuttle Service

    Shuttle service from Art Hotel to the venue will be provided at the Saturday and Sunday morning (Jan. 27 & 28) for registered persons. The bus will leave the bus stop shown below at 7:45.

    Campus Map (Ikarashi Campus)

    Floor Map

    Venue 1: Central Library

    Niigata University Central Library Hall

    Venue 2: Advanced Education and Research Building


    "Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University"
    "Inter-University Exchange Project Niigata University: Co-creative Dormitory-type Group-work for SciTech Students in Japan and Mekong Countries with Regional Collaboration (G-DORM)"
    "Niigata University Big Data Activation Research Center"
    "Pacific Rim Solar Fuel System Research Center"


    Secretariat of the ISFT2018
    Prof. YAMADA Hiroyoshi
    Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University
    8050 Ikarashi 2-no-cho,
    Nishi-ku, Niigata, 950-2181 JAPAN
    E-mail :