Completed Doctoral Program at Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance in March 2003. Doctor of Media and Governance. Following an appointment as a Project Faculty Member at the same university, has been Associate Professor, Keio University Faculty of Environment and Information Studies since 2013. Conducts research of system software such as ubiquitous systems, middleware systems, and dependable systems. In addition, conducts research, including applied research, in a wide variety of fields such as sensing for smart cities, returning information flow to citizens, web mining, and lifelogging.
Born 1964 in Saga Prefecture. Completed Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) in Graduate School of Business Administration of Keio University in 2007. Graduated with bachelor's degree from Sophia University Faculty of Humanities. Joined Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (currently Panasonic Corporation) in 1987. Entered Master's Program at Graduate School of Business Administration of Keio University in 1992 and completed program in 1994. Joined ISAGAI Corporation (family business) in the same year and became Managing Director of the company in 1997. Founded the Housuu School, an NPO for entrepreneur education in 1999. Entered Doctoral Program at Graduate School of Business Administration of Keio University in 2002, and took up a teaching post as Assistant Professor of Faculty of Environment and Information Studies at the same university in 2005. Became Associate Professor of Faculty of Policy Management at the same university in 2008, and has held present post since 2014. Expertise is platform design, community innovation, and family business management. Mottos are "Demonstrate it in actions," "Co-education and Co-learning. Member of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' Depopulation Issues Council, member of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' Committees, and others. Major publications include Case Book IV: Social Innovators (Keio University Press, 2009), and Regional Informatization (NTT Publishing, 2006), among others.
Born 1954. Completed Master's Program at Keio University Graduate School of Engineering in 1978 and joined NTT Corp. the same year. Was involved in the practical application of image communication systems, research in interface design and wearable systems, development of broadband services and terminals, and development of R&D strategies. Before taking his current position in 2007, acted as director of the NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories. Doctor of Engineering. Specializes in communications service, human centered design, network society theory, and mobility systems. Major works include Tsunagari Shinkaron (Chuokoron-Shinsha, Inc.), Dejitaru na Seikatsu (NTT Publishing Co., Ltd.).
Completed Doctoral Program at Graduate School of Media and Governance of Keio University in 2002. Doctor of Media and Governance. Developed solid modeling kernel at Lattice Technology Co., Ltd., with focus on standardization of lightweight 3D data format. After freelance work, entered Keio University Faculty of Environment and Information Studies in 2004 as Assistant Professor, thereafter Associate Professor, and Professor from 2014. Conducted research on new materials, tools, and methodologies for design, such as expression techniques with the application of fluid dynamics and programmable material. Major publications include "Access To Materials" (BNN Inc, 2013) and "Matter in the Floating World" (Princeton Architectural Press, 2011).
Professor of Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University.
He was born in 1972 and received his PhD in Engineering from the University of Tokyo in 2000. His research interests are automatic driving and platooning of automobiles.
Master of Arts degree (M.A.) from Universität Bonn, and doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in 1995 from the same. Expertise in literature study and foreign language education. Literature study centers on text analysis research with focus on religious elements functioning as the method of literary expression. In foreign language education, conducted research activities with the theme of creating an environment for foreign language learning, evaluation of linguistic working knowledge through demonstrative experiments, and development of German language teaching material. Other works are literature translations, subtitling for opera performances and simultaneous text superimposition onscreen, etc. Major joint papers and translations include "Context-aware writing support for SNS: Connecting formal and informal learning" (2014), "An Experience-Oriented Language Learning Environment Supporting Informal Learning Abroad" (2013), Complete Works of Karl Georg Büchner I/II (2011).
Graduated with degree in Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Keio University. Worked for Sendai Television Incorporated. Msc. in Media and Communication Regulation from London University, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 2001. Entered Doctoral Program at Keio University Graduate School, and became Assistant Professor (Non-Tenured) of Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University in 2005. Assistant Professor of Faculty of Policy Management at the same university from 2007, Associate Professor of same from 2010, and then Associate Professor of Faculty of Environment and Information Studies from April 2012 to present. Expertise is health communication (communication in health and medical fields). Research activities in the field of community health and provisions of medical information to local residents and patients. Project Leader of Keio University's Institute for Advanced Biosciences Cancer Information Station "Karada-kan," and also in charge of Tsuroka Mirai health survey, communication with residents, etc.
Born 1975 in Nara Prefecture. Graduated Keio University Faculty of Environment and Information Studies in 1998. Completed the master's program at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (MPA) in 2005. Completed doctoral program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (Ph.D.) in 2010. At the Bank of Japan's Financial Markets Department, and the Research and Statistics Department, was involved with research and analysis of real economy and international finance. At the World Bank's Europe and Central Asia Department, was responsible for economic analysis of the labor market, education, etc. At the Tohoku University Graduate School of Arts and Letters Global COE Program "Center for the Study of Social Stratification and Inequality," along with researchers from the world over, was involved in the economic analysis of international migration.
Born 1974. Architect, Principal of studio000. Graduated Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering at the Tokyo University of Science in 1998. Established 000studio in 1999. In 2009–11, was Visiting Scholar, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University (Selected for the Overseas Study Program for Artists provided by the Japan Agency for Cultural Affairs). Assistant Professor, Keio University Faculty of Environment and Information Studies from 2012, and Associate Professor of same from 2015. Exploration of the (Im)Possibilities of Architectural Calculation. Research and practical use of algorithmic design. Co-authored books include Design of Design (INAX, 2011), and translated books include Algorithmic Architecture (Shokokusha Publishing Co., Ltd., 2010).
Born 1979 in Tokyo. Design Researcher. Studied and earned a Ph.D. in fashion design at the Royal College of Art in London. Assistant Professor in Keio University Faculty of Environment and Information Studies from 2012 and Associate Professor of same from 2015. At SFC, critically examines the relationship between design and society, and is involved in planning and implementing numerous projects that bridge the two. Committee member of DESIGNEAST, involved in activities to spread and realize practical use of inclusive design for social inclusion, FabLab Japan network, co-editor-in-chief of fashion criticism magazine vanitas with Hiroshi Ashida, co-authored books include x-DESIGN, Fab ni Naniga Kano ka, Inclusive Design, Real Anonymous Design, and fashion design for living.
Associate Professor, Keio University Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care. Adjunct Associate Professor at University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics. Graduated with bachelor's degree from Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University, and completed master's program at the same university's Graduate School of Commerce and Management. Completed Doctoral Program at Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance. Completed master's program at University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics. Doctoral degree in Media and Governance, Master's degree in Health Information, Master's degree in Commerce. Expertise is Health Informatics. Took part in VCOM, a project for volunteer support through the use of computer network, which was launched as a response to the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake of 1995. Since then has conducted research on the use of IT in human service fields such as nursing, medical care and welfare, based on research activities related to internet technology in WIDE (Widely Integrated Distributed Environment) projects. Visited the disaster-stricken areas of the Great East Japan Earthquake, one month after the earthquake, providing PCs and network to organizations conducting health support to victims at evacuation areas, and provided IT support such as introducing services and the maintenance of information environment, improving efficiency of the support. Making use of such experiences, established IT DART, a volunteer group that conducts information support following natural disasters.
Born 1987. Completed Master's Program at Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance. Took part in standardization activities related to the latest web technology such as HTML5, HTTP/2, etc. at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as Research Fellow of Keio University. Affiliated to technical communities both domestic and international, conducting awareness campaigns on privacy security and latest technologies. Specializes in Web security and privacy. Research Associate at Keio University Information Technology Center Headquarters since April 2014. Working on design and information security of campus network, automation of network operations, as well as collaboration with civil society through domestic and international technical community such as ISOC.
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Senior Researcher at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) / Chairman of the NicoNicoGakkai Beta Executive Committee / Media Artist. PhD (Information Science and Technology). Graduated from Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance in 1997. Graduated from University of Tokyo Graduate School of Information Science and Technology in 2010. Won the Grand Prix of Prix Ars Electronica in 1997 (as sensorium team). Participated the team of "A Hands-on Model of the Internet" at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in 2001. Launched the NicoNicoGakkai Beta Society in 2011 and won the Prix Ars Electronica and Good Design Award Best 100. Research theme is collective intelligence and cooperation on the Internet. Major publications, "Patterns, Wiki, and XP," "I tried to research the NicoNicoGakkai Beta," "Evolving Academia."