Yasunori Kosaki




Research Fields, Keywords

biological wastewater treatment, methane fermentation

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka Institute of Technology   Faculty of Engineering   Civil engineering   JAPAN

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka Institute of Technology  Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Civil engineering  Doctor's Course  Completed  JAPAN

Association Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • 1994.04

    Japan Society of Civil Engineers  JAPAN

  • 1996.04

    Japanese Society of Water Treatment Biology  Others

  • 2002.04

    International Water Association  Others

  • 2002.10

    Japan Society on Water Environment  Others

Committee Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • 2016.02


Research field 【 display / non-display

  • Civil and environmental engineering

  • Environmental engineering and reduction of environmental burden

Qualification acquired 【 display / non-display

  • Certified Assistant to Surveyor

  • Engineer (water supply)


Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Methane fermentation of food waste using pretreatment by saccharification and ethanol fermentation

    Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research  

    Project Year:2014.04  -  2021.03 

    Methane fermentation, food waste, saccharification, ethanol fermentation


  • Waste water treatment employed microalgae

    Project Year:2013.04  -  2017.03 

    wastewater, biological treatment, microalgae, nitrogen, phosphorous


  • Effect on Improvement methods of activated sludge at lab scale experiment

    Project Year:2013

    wastewater treatment, activated sludge, Bacillus


Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Operational load enhancement for an anaerobic membrane bioreactor through ethanol fermentation pretreatment of food waste

    孫晋,古崎康哲,河村耕史,渡邊信久  ( Multiple Authorship )

    Energy Conversion and Management   249   114840   2021.12

    Research paper (scientific journal)  English


  • An anaerobic membrane bioreactor using a hollow fiber membrane and biogas agitation

    Jin Sun, Yasunori Kosaki, Nobuhisa Watanabe  ( Multiple Authorship )

    MethodsX     2020.08

    Research paper (scientific journal)  English

  • Higher load operation by adoption of ethanol fermentation pretreatment on methane fermentation of food waste

    Jin Sun, Yasunori Kosaki, Nobuhisa Watanabe  ( Multiple Authorship )

    Bioresource Technology     2019.11

    Research paper (scientific journal)  English


  • Production of methane-rich biogas and minimization of sludge by adopting ethanol fermentation for the pretreatment of biomethanation

    Jin Sun, Yasunori Kosaki, Nobuhisa Watanabe, Munetaka Ishikawa  ( Multiple Authorship )

    Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management   21 ( 2 ) 258 - 264   2019

    Research paper (scientific journal)  English

  • Study on methane fermentation using biological ethanol fermentation as pretreatment

      71 ( 7 ) Ⅲ-47-55   2015.11

    Research paper (scientific journal)  Japanese

Research Grants and Projects 【 display / non-display

  • Project Year:2020.04  -  Now 

  • Project Year:2017.05  -  2020.03 

  • Project Year:2014.05  -  2017.03 

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • High operational loading by adoption of ethanol fermentation pretreatment for methane fermentation of food waste using an anaerobic membrane bioreactor

    Jin Sun, Yasunori Kosaki

    International conference  The 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management  Oral Presentation(general)


  • 水素供給による消化ガスの生物学的高濃度メタン化


    Internal meeting  第54回日本水環境学会年会講演プログラム  Oral Presentation(general)


  • Anaerobic membrane bioreactor employing ethanol fermentation as a pre-treatment for food waste

    Yasunori Kosaki, Sun Jin

    International conference  16th IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion  Poster (general)


  • Biological Ethanol Fermentation as Pretreatment for Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste Containing Rich Starch

    Yasunori Kosaki

    International conference  IWA world water congress & exhibition 2018  Poster (general)