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Education:

Ph.D., UNU-MERIT Ph.D. Programme in Economics and Policy Studies of Innovation and Technological Change, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands, May 2003.

M.S., Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, U.S.A., June 1995.

B.Eng., Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, March 1993.

 

Research Experience:

Associate Professor, Division of Public Policy (PPOL), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, September 2018 - .

Associate Professor, School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, January 2017 - August 2018.

Project Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance (STIG), Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo, Japan, April 2013.

Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Sustainability Science (GPSS), Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan, April 2006.

Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, April 2005.

Research Associate, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Japan, October 2001.

Huygens Scholar, Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC), The Netherlands, September 1999.

Research Assistant, United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), Maastricht, The Netherlands, July 1998.

Ph.D. Fellow, United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), Tokyo, Japan, October 1997.

Research Assistant, United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), Maastricht, The Netherlands, September 1996.

 

Honorary/Visiting Appointments and Fellowships:

Honorary Reader, Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), University College London, United Kingdom, May 2014 - Present.

Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo, Japan, April 2017 - Present.

Visiting Scholar, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan, December 2015 - Present.

Visiting Scholar, School of Public Policy (SPP), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, September 2015 - March 2016.

Abe Fellow, Social Science Research Council (SSRC), New York, United States, 2014 - 2016.

Visiting Professor, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 2012.

Visiting Professor, Groupe de Recherche en Économie Théorique et Appliquée (GREThA), University of Bordeaux IV, Bordeaux, France, March 2011.

 

Academic Committees and Professional Activities:

Member, Policy Advisory Group, Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Tokyo, July 2018 - .

Judge, Hong Kong ESG Reporting Awards (HERA), Hong Kong, June 2018 - .

Reviewer, DRUID Conference 2018, DRUID, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, March 2018 - .

Member, Expert Panel on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, in collaboration with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), November 2017 - .

Reviewer, Comenius Programme, Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and the Netherlands Initiative for Education Research (NRO) of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), The Hague, The Netherlands, November 2017 - .

Vice Chair, International Data Policy Committee, International Council for Science (ICSU) Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), Paris, France, May 2017 - .

Member, Panel of Experts, Sustainable Urbanization Global Initiative (SUGI) Food-Water-Energy Nexus, Belmont Forum, National Science Foundation (NSF), Arlington, Virginia, United States and Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Berlin, Germany, March 2017 - .

Member, Program Committee, Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, March 2017 - .

Member, Organizing Committee, Workshop for Disaster Resilience through Big Open Data and Smart Things (DRBoaST), IEEE Smart World Congress 2017, San Francisco, United States, February 2017 - .

Member, Sustainability Committee, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, February 2017 - .

Reviewer, Thuthuka Programme, National Research Foundation (NRF), Pretoria, South Africa, August 2016 - .

Member, Study Group on International Cooperation, Science and Technology Diplomacy Advisory Network, organized by the Science and Technology Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Tokyo, Japan, March 2016 - .

Programme Committee Member, SciDataCon 2016: Advancing the Frontiers of Data in Research, Denver, Colorado, United States, March 2016 - .

Scientific Committee Member, Science and Technology Indicators Conference 2016, INGENIO (CSIC]UPV), València, Spain, February 2016 - .

Reviewer, R&D Management Conference 2016 - From Science to Society: Innovation and Value Creation, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, February 2016 - .

Expert Member, IoT Acceleration Consortium, Japan, December 2015 - .

Organizing Committee Member, The 5th Asian Conference on Innovative Energy and Environmental Chemical Engineering (ASCON-IEEChE), Yokohama, Japan, December 2015 - .

Reviewer, DRUID16 20th Anniversary Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 2015 - .

Member, Expert Group on Bottom-of-the-Pyramid Business Promotion, Trade Finance and Economic Cooperation Division, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Government of Japan, October 2015 - .

Research Proposal Reviewer, Open Research Area (OAR) in Europe for the Social Sciences (ORA), Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR, France), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, Germany), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK), and the Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO, Netherlands), June 2015 - .

Member, Task Group on Linked Open Data for Global Disaster Risk Research (LODGD), Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), International Council for Science (ICSU), Paris, France, April 2015 - .

Program Committee Member, Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, March 2015 - .

Affiliate Research Fellow, Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering (RACE), University of Tokyo, Japan, April 2015 - .

Japanese Group Member, R!SE Initiative led by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Tokyo, Japan, January 2015 - .

Research Proposal Reviewer, Assistant Professor (AP) Energy Grants, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Bern, Switzerland, January 2015 - .

External Assessor in the Field of Economics and Policy Studies of Technological Change, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 2014 - .

Working Group Member, Initiative for Next Generation Aviation Fuels (INAF) established by the University of Tokyo, Boeing, Japan Airline, All Nippon Air, Nippon Cargo Airlines, Narita International Airport, and Japan Petroleum Exploration and relevant stakeholders, Tokyo, Japan, July 2014 - .

Member, Expert Group on Catalogue of Policy Support Tools and Methodologies (Deliverable 4c), Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), Bonn, Germany, May 2014 - . Nominated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France.

International Review Panel Member, Norwich Conference on Earth System Governance, University of East Anglia and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change, United Kingdom, 2014.

Scientific Committee Member, Geneva Summit on Sustainable Finance, University of Geneva, Geneva Finance Institute, and Sustainable Finance Geneva, Switzerland, 2014.

Proposal Reviewer, Research Talent Programme, Division of Social Sciences, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), The Hague, The Netherlands, 2013 - .

Member, Evaluation Panel on Mission-Oriented Research and Data and Information Infrastructure, Science for Redesigning Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (SciREX) Program, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Tokyo, Japan, April 2014 - .

Evaluation Panel Member, Science for Redesigning Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (SciREX) Program, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Tokyo, Japan, April 2014 - .

Member, Technical Working Group on GHG Risk Management, Financial Sector Guidance for Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol, World Resources Institute (WRI), Washington, D.C., and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Geneva; and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative, Geneva, January 2014 - .

Faculty Member, Global Leader Program for Social Design and Management (GSDM), University of Tokyo, November 2013 - .

Adjunct Research Fellow, Resilience Engineering Research Center, University of Tokyo, October 2013 - .

Expert Reviewer, Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change, Working Group III contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (WGIII AR5), Geneva, Switzerland, June 2012 - .

Chairman, Natural Capital Working Group, Trust Forum Foundation, April 2013 - .

Consultant, Study on the Effectiveness of Solar Lanterns in Reducing Insecurity and Gender-Based Violence among Internally Displaced Persons in Puntland, Somalia, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Somalia, November 2012 - .

Evaluation Committee Member, Social Experimental Research on Deliberation for Experts and Citizens on Earthquake and Tsunami Risks of Nuclear Facilities and Health Risks of Radioactivity, Basic and Fundamental Strategic Research Initiative on Nuclear Energy, Ministry of Education, Sports, Culture, Science and Technology (MEXT), Tokyo, Japan, October 2012 - .

Member, Expert Committee on Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), December 2012 - .

Member, Working Group on Materials and Energy, Strategic Workshop on Life Science and Clinical Medicine, Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency, October 2012 - .

Member, Council for Business Strategies on Climate Change in Emerging Countries, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), Government of Japan, October 2012 - .

Programme External Examiner, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 2012 - .

Member, Working Group on CODATA (Committee on Data for Science and Technology, International Council for Science, ICSU, Paris, France) and Working Group on WDS (World Data System, ICSU), Subcommittee on International Scientific Data, Committee on Informatics, Science Council of Japan, April 2012 - .

Advisory Committee Member, Environmental Risk Integration in Sovereign Credit Analysis (E-RISC) Project, (United Nations Environmental Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and Global Footprint Network), Geneva, Switzerland, March 2012 - .

Member, Expert Group on Social Challenges of Climate Change and Global Business, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), Government of Japan, January 2012 - .

Member, Univeristy-Industry-Government Meeting on the Strategy for Sustainable Management of Phosphorus, Council for the Promotion of Phosphorus Recycling, Japan, January 2012 - .

Affiliate Faculty Member, Graduate Program on Human Security, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, April 2011 - .

Consultant, Growing Inclusive Markets (GIM) Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, United States, February 2011 - .

Steering Committee Member, Community-based innovation for sustainable urban development in Africa (WG/SUD), Education for Sustainable Development in Africa (ESDA) (Kenyatta University, University of Nairobi, United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP), Tokyo), 2010.

External Expert, Hearing for Priority Decision-Making on Science and Technology Policy for the Fiscal Year 2011, Council for Science and Technology Policy (CSTP), Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, 2010.

Visiting Lecturer, Education Program for Field-Oriented Leaders in Environmental Sectors in Asia and Africa (FOLENS), Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, October 2010 - .

Adjunct Faculty Member, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo, October 2010 - .

Associate, Victoria Institute of Science and Technology, Kisumu, Kenya, December 2009 - .

Member, Sustainability Ad Hoc Committee, IEEE, March 2009 - .

Tutor, Nissan Leadership Program for Innovative Engineers (LPIE), March 2009 - .

Member, Subcommittee on International Scientific Data, Committee on Information Science, Science Council of Japan, January 2009 - .

Member, European Sustainability Science Group (ESSG), September 2008 - .

Executive Editor, Forum on Science and Innovation for Sustainable Development, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), June 2007 -.

Cooperative Professor, Transdisciplinary Initiative for Global Sustainability (TIGS), University of Tokyo, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), 2007 - .

Member, International Collaboration Project on Innovation Policy and Policy Analysis Methodology, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, July 2008 - .

Councilor, Japan Interaction in Science and Technology Forum, April 2007 - .

Visiting Research Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, April 2006 - .

 

Academic Editorial Services:

Editor, Sustainability Science, 2009 - .

Editorial Board Member, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 2010 - .

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 2013 - .

Editorial Board Member, Frontiers in Energy Systems and Policy, 2013 - .

Editorial Board Member, SpringerPlus, 2015 - .

Editor-in-Chief, 2010 - 2012, Member of the Editorial Board 2009 -, Member of the Editorial Committee, 2008 - 2009, Journal of Science Policy and Research Management.

Editorial Committee Member, Japan Forum of Business and Society (JFBS), 2013 - .

 

Reviewer for Academic Journals and Research Proposals:

Agricultural Systems

Applied Energy

Atmospheric Environment

Business & Information Systems Engineering

Cities

Corporate Governance

Energies

Energy Policy

Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy

Environment, Systems and Decisions

Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions

Environmental Science and Policy

Environmental Science and Technology

Frontiers in Energy Research: Energy Systems and Policy

Global Environmental Change

Global Environmental Research

Global Policy

Higher Education

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning

International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management

International Journal of Higher Education and Sustainability

International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education

Japan Forum of Business and Society

Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan

Journal of Cleaner Production

Journal of Corporate Citizenship

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Journal of Industrial Ecology

Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment

Journal of Technology Transfer

PLOS ONE

Research Policy

Science and Public Policy

Science of the Total Environment

Sustainability

Sustainability Science

Sustainable Cities and Society

Sustainable Environment Research

Systems

Technological Forecasting & Social Change

Technovation

Japan Forum of Business and Society

Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy Studies

Journal of Science Policy and Research Management

Journal of the Society of Environmental Science of Japan

Sociotechnica

Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme, Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office (PICO), Government of the Hong Kong SAR

Comenius Programme, Netherlands Initiative for Education Research (NRO), Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, The Hague, The Netherlands

Research Talent Programme, Division for the Social Sciences, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), The Hague, The Netherlands

Open Research Area (ORA) in Europe, Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR, France), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, Germany), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK), and the Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO, Netherlands)

Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Bern, Switzerland

Thuthuka Programme, National Research Foundation (NRF), Pretoria, South Africa

Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS), Tokyo, Japan

Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Environment & Sustainability and Development Studies, Routledge, London, United Kingdom

 

Academic Societies:

Member, International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society, 2001 - .

 

Academic Recognitions:

Award to Top Reviewers for University College London, Publons, September 2017.

Award to Top 10% Reviewers in Social Sciences, Publons, September 2016.

 

Other Activities:

Coordinator, Caltech Alumni Association Japan, 2008 - .