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President's Message

tomoharu shikina
Message from the President
Tomoharu Shikina

GTSJ is a volunteer-led, non-profit society aiming at establishing a platform of information exchange and networking in the area of gas turbine, propulsion, and power systems. Through the activities for promoting science and technology, the society strives to contribute to the future world from the standpoint of environmentally compatible and sustainable energy supply. The domestic and international activities of GTSJ are supported by some 2000 individuals and over 115 corporate members.

GTSJ has organized the International Gas Turbine Congress (IGTC) every four years. Latest IGTC was held in Tokyo last year, and 178 technical papers were presented, about 500 participants got together from all over the world. We would like to thank all of you.

GTSJ also intends to establish an active community in Asian area. For this purpose, the Asian Congress on Gas Turbines (ACGT) is held once in two years in collaboration with Korean, Chinese, and Indian organizations. The next ACGT is planned in China (Time of the event is not yet fixed due to impact of COVID-19).

We would be happy to have the worldwide interest and participation in our activity, and contribute technical articles to GTSJ on-line journal (JGPP).