People

Updated on 2018/4/1

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Director

Kiichi Fujiwara

  • Professor, Graduate Schools of Law and Politics

Kiichi FUJIWARA is professor of International Politics at the University of Tokyo, teaching courses on international relations and international conflict at the Faculty of Law, Graduate Schools of Law and Politics, and the Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo. A graduate of the University of Tokyo (B.A. and M.A.), Professor Fujiwara studied as a Fulbright student at Yale University, before he returned to Japan at the Institute of Social Science (ISS). He first joined the faculty at Chiba University, and then returned to ISS for seven years before moving into the present position. He has held positions at the University of the Philippines, the Johns Hopkins University, and was selected as a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center at Washington D.C. Professor Fujiwara is a regular commentator on international affairs and Japanese foreign policy on Japanese TV networks, along with the BBC World Service and CNN. He is also a film buff and currently writes a column on cinema for the weekly journal AERA.

Vice Director

Hideaki Shiroyama

  • Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy
  • Graduate Schools of Law and Politics

Hideaki SHIROYAMA is a Professor of Public Administration at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (Ex-Director), the Graduate School of Public Policy (the former Dean), and the Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo. His research focuses on international administration, science, technology and public policy, and public policy process. His publications include Transformation of Political Space and Policy Innovation 1 Political Theory of Policy Innovation (University of Tokyo Press, 2008), The Structure of International Aid Administration (University of Tokyo Press, 2007), Governance of Science and Technology (Toshindo, 2007), "The Harmonization of Automobile Environmental Standards between Japan, the United States and Europe" in Pacific Review vol. 20-3, "Administrative Reorganization and Public Sector Reform in Japan" in The Public Sector in Transition: East Asia and the European Union Compared (Nomos, 2007), "Technology Innovation and Diffusion for Environmental Protection," in Energy Market Restructuring and the Environment (The University Press of America, 2002). He also served as the Chairman of the Planning Committee of New Initiatives for Humanities and Social Sciences Program at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science from 2003-2008, as President of the PI forum, an NPO for consensus building in Japan from 2006-2008 and as a member of various government advisory councils on higher education, nuclear safety, food safety, fire protection, scenarios for climate mitigation, and industrial policy.

Toshiya Watanabe

  • Executive Director / Executive Vice President, the University of Tokyo
  • Professor, Department of Technology Management for Innovation, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo (Additional Post)

Toshiya Watanabe graduated from the Tokyo Institute of Technology with a Ph.D degree in 1994. He has worked in R&D and was Executive Manager for TOTO LTD from 1985 to 2001. He was appointed Professor at the University of Tokyo from 2001. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Technology Management for Innovation, the Graduate School of Engineering, and at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo. He also serves as Managing Director, Executive Vice President, the University of Tokyo. He has served as a professional committee member for the Council for Science and Technology Policy, as a professional committee member at the Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters and as a committee member on various other bodies in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Cabinet Office. He is a founder and current director of the Intellectual Property Association of Japan. The current research field of Toshiya Watanabe is intellectual property management. He has authored eight books and approximately 100 academic papers.

Core Member

Professor

Taketoshi Taniguchi

  • Professor

Dr. Taketoshi Taniguchi is a Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI), the University of Tokyo. Prior to joining UOT in 2012, he was the Director of the Socio-Economic Research Center at the Central Research Institute of the Electric Power Industry from 2005-2010. He received his Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1984. Since 2015, He also serves as a research advisor of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and a member of the board of directors of the Hitachi Global Foundation. Dr. Taniguchi’s area of expertise includes energy and nuclear policies, energy-related environmental risk and external cost analysis, organizational risk management and the societal decision-making process. His recent works and interest focus on technological risk governance in a complex society.

Kazuhito Hashimoto

  • Professor

Kazuhito Hashimoto is currently a professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI), the University of Tokyo. He is also a president of National Institute for Materials Science in Tsukuba. He received his BS (1978) and MS degree (1980) in Chemistry, and his Doctor of Science degree (1985) from the University of Tokyo. Now he is an executive member of Council for Industrial Competitiveness (Cabinet Secretariat of Japan), and a member of Council for Science, Technology Innovation Policy (Cabinet Office of Japan). He is also a member of Science Council of Japan. He received many awards including the 2004 Japan Prime Minister Award, the 2006 Imperial Award/ Japan Invention Award and the 2012 Japan Chemical Society award. 

Associate Professor

Hajime Sasaki

  • Associate Professor

Masahiro Sugiyama

  • Associate Professor

Masahiro Sugiyama is an Associate Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI), the University of Tokyo. He holds a Ph.D. in climate science and a master's degree in technology and policy, both from MIT. Prior to joining PARI, he was a researcher at the Socio-Economic Research Center, the Central Research Institute of the Electric Power Industry. He joined PARI in April, 2014. An expert on global warming, he has worked on various topics related with climate change, ranging from energy efficiency in global scenarios to citizens' views on climate geoengineering.

Assistant Professor

Kazuyo Hanai

  • Assistant Professor

Kazuyo Hanai is an Assistant Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI) at the University of Tokyo. She graduated from the University of Tsukuba (B.A. in History), and the Graduate School of Education (M.A. in Education). After serving as a teacher at Seijo Gakuen high school, she graduated from the Graduate School of Public Policy (MPP in International Public Policy), and received her Ph.D from the Graduate School for Frontier Sciences of the University of Tokyo (Ph.D. in International Cooperation Studies). Prior to joining PARI, she was a Project Research Associate at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) of the University of Tokyo. She joined PARI in April, 2018. Her research interest is in the relations between the conflict minerals issue in the DR Congo and responsibility of Japanese consumers. Also she works on peace education.

Lully Miura

  • Assistant Professor

Lully Miura is an Assistant Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI) of the University of Tokyo. She graduated from the University of Tokyo and the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), and earned her PhD from the Graduate School for Law and Politics of the University of Tokyo. Her work has primarily been in International Politics and Comparative Politics covering both theoretical and policy research focusing on broadly defined security issues. Miura is an author of Civilian's War: On the Origins of Aggressive Democracies (Civilian-no Senso) Iwanami, 2012, Understanding Contemporary Japanese Politics and Diplomacy (Nihon-ni Zetsubou-shiteiru hito-no-tameno Seiji Nyumon) Bungei Shunju Publishers 2015, New World Order in Trump Era (Trump Jidai no Shin-Sekai-Chitsujo), Ushio, 2016, Dilemma of the State (Kokka-no-Mujun), with Mashiko Komura, Shincho-sya, 2016, and Realism in Nation-State (Kokumin-Kokka no Realism), with Naoki Inose, Kadokawa, 2017. Her new book, Peace in the 21st Century, Shincho-sya, will be published this year. She is a member of the Book Review Committee at Yomiuri Newspaper, and a member of the advisory panel for Kyodo News.

Hiroko Yamano

  • Assistant Professor

Project Professor

Yojiro Ishii

  • Executive Vice President, the University of Tokyo

Yojiro ISHII is a Project Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute and Executive Vice President, the University of Tokyo. He graduated from the Faculty of Law in 1975 and received a Master's degree from the Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology in 1980. He became a professor of the College of Arts and Sciences in 1994. He was appointed as a vice president of the University in 2012 and became the dean of the University's College of Arts and Sciences/the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in 2013.

Kazunori Kataoka

Kazunori Kataoka, Ph.D. is a Project Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo. He received his Ph.D. degree in polymer chemistry from the University of Tokyo in 1979. He joined the faculty at Tokyo Women’s Medical College (1979-1989) and then at Tokyo University of Science (1989-1998). He moved to the University of Tokyo on 1998 as full Professor of Biomaterials at Graduate School of Engineering. He has been appointed joint position as Professor of Clinical Biotechnology at Center of Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, the University of Tokyo Medical School (2004~2016). Since 2016, he has assumed Director General at Innovation Center of NanoMedicine (iCONM), Kawasaki Institute of Industry Promotion. Dr. Kataoka is currently the Member of the Science Council of Japan, the Foreign Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the Fellow of the United States National Academy of Inventors (NAI). He has received several awards, including Clemson Award from the Society for Biomaterials USA (2005), Founder’s Award from the Controlled Release Society (2008), Humboldt Research Award (2012), Leo Esaki Prize (2012), Gutenberg Research Award (2015), and Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund Prize (2017).

Bunshi Fugetsu

  • Co-leader of Nanotechnology Innovation Research Unit
  • Head of Nano-agri Saitama Satellite Laboratory

Yuji Furui

Graduated from Tokyo University Graduate School of Medicine in 2000 (Ph.D.). Specializing in preventive medicine and healthcare policy. Took up post as assistant professor at the University of Tokyo Hospital in 2004. Took up post as specially appointed professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute in January 2018. Has also served as an expert advisor to the Cabinet Office Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy and as a visiting professor at Jichi Medical School. Main achievements include “Procedures for Creating Data Health Plans,” for the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and National Federation of Health Insurance Societies, 2017; “Healthcare Administration Advisor Course (beginner),” for the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2016, as supervisor; and “Staff Health is Good for Management,” for the ROUDOCHOUSAKAI Co., 2015.

Norio Matsuki

  • Executive Vice President, the University of Tokyo

Norio Matsuki, Ph.D., professor emeritus, is a project professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute. He graduated from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo in 1974. He enrolled in graduate school at the University of Tokyo, and received his Ph.D. in 1979. He was a professor in the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo, between 1997 and 2014, after having served as assistant and associate professor at the university. He was the president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan between 2009 and 2011, and of the Japanese Pharmacological Society between 2010 and 2012. His areas of expertise are pharmacology and neuroscience, and his research interest has been in depression and fear memory, with a unique approach of “macroscopic analysis of brain function with microscopic resolution.”

Project Associate Professor

Hiroo Ide

Hiroo Ide is a Project Assistant Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute(PARI), the University of Tokyo from 2018. He Hold a Ph. D in medical science from the University of Tokyo in 2011, MA in media and governance from Keio University in 1998. Prior to PARI, he worked at the University of Tokyo hospital and Chiba University hospital. He studied as a fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. His research interest is health policy.

Tetsuaki Oda

Dr. Tetsuaki Oda focuses his research on Intellectual Property. He has experience of patent prosecution as a patent attorney for years. His experience also includes conducting research for Stanford University, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

Project Assistant Professor

Project Assistant Professor

Yuri Hirai

Yuri HIRAI is a Project Assistant Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI). She received both her MS degree in Integrated Biosciences and Doctor of Engineering degree from the University of Tokyo. She was a Visiting Researcher at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo, and a Visiting Scholar at Purdue University as an Overseas Researcher at the Institute of Intellectual Property.

Kensuke Yamaguchi

Kensuke YAMAGUCHI is an Assistant Professor at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI) at the University of Tokyo. Before joining PARI, he was a visiting researcher at the Energy Research Institute (ERI) at Chulalongkorn University for three years, where he managed a joint-research project between ERI and PARI. He has also been involved at a practical level with energy policy training and advice for Myanmar government officials. His work primarily focuses on the political economy of energy resources in the Greater Mekong Subregion.

Affiliated Member

Professor

Taikan Oki

  • Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science
  • Senior Vice-Rector, United Nations University, Japan
  • Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations

His previous academic positions include Associate Professor with the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo and Associate Professor with the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature. He continues to serve concurrently as a Special Advisor to the President and a Professor (Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science; IR3S) of The University of Tokyo.

His areas of expertise are global hydrology and the sustainability of world water resources including the virtual water trade and water footprint. He was one of the coordinating lead authors for the chapter “Freshwater Resources” of the IPCC WGII AR5. He got many awards such as the Biwako Prize for Ecology in 2011, and the Japan Academy Medal in 2008. He is the first Japanese AGU Fellow in its Hydrology Section (2014).

Yuya Kajikawa

  • Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science

1999 Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical System Engineering), The University of Tokyo
2001 Master of Engineering (Chemical System Engineering), The University of Tokyo
2004 Doctor of Philosophy (Chemical System Engineering), The University of Tokyo
2003 JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists (DC2)
2005 Research Associate, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
2007 Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
2009 Project Lecturer, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
2012 Associate Professor, Graduate School of Innovation Management, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2017 Professor, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Mari Kobayashi

  • Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology

Dr. Mari Kobayashi is a Professor at the Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology and at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo. She is teaching cultural policy and cultural management in Department of Cultural Resources Studies. She consults many local authorities about institutional design making cultural policy plan and ordinance of cultural promotion. She is the president of Japan Association for Cultural Policy Research. She is also a national committee member of UNESCO in Japan.

Ichiro Sakata

  • Professor, Graduate School of Engineering
  • Director and Professor, Program for Social Innovation, Faculty of Engineering
  • Special Advisor to the President

Dr. Ichiro Sakata is a Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering and at the Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo. He is the project leader of ERIA Energy Research in East Asia. He is also a Visiting Professor at Kyushu University and a Consulting Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry. He is a member of the OECD's Expert Advisory Group (EAG) on Innovation Strategy and of the Engineering Academy of Japan, and a head of Group 1, ESRI's Service Innovation International Research Program. His interests include technology management, technology roadmapping and innovation networks, with a focus on rapidly growing sectors, including healthcare, solar cells and batteries. Dr. Sakata was born in 1966. He received his master's degree from Brandeis University in 1997 and a Ph.D from The University of Tokyo in 2003. He has working experience as a senior policy analyst and a policy maker at the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Hiroshi Shibutake

  • Project Professor, Center for Aviation Innovation Research

Hiroshi Shibutake is a Project Professor at the Center for Aviation Innovation Research, The University of Tokyo. Before taking up his post as Project Associate Professor at the University in August 2015, he worked in the Civil Aviation Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), including as the Coordinator for the development of 4th R/W and international area of Tokyo Int’l Airport, in addition to enhancement of general aviation. Besides his work above, he also worked as the Director of Tourism Department in some regions in Japan, as well as the director for safety management, and crisis control on transportation in the MLIT. His main interests include air transport policy, airline business models and regional development.

Kensuke Fukushi

  • Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science

1989 Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)Tohoku University, Japan
1991 Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering), Tohoku University, Japan
1996 Doctor of Philosophy (Civil Engineering), The University of Utah, USA
1996 Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan
1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan
1999 Assistant Professor, SERD, Asian Institute of Technology
2001 Associate Professor, SERD, Asian Institute of Technology
2001 Associate Professor, Environmental Science Center, The University of Tokyo
2005 Associate Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), The University of Tokyo

Hisashi Yoshikawa

  • Project Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy

Hisashi Yoshikawa is a Project Professor of the Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo, and also belongs to the Policy Alternatives Research Institute. Before he started to work in the University in September 2011, he worked both in the International Energy Agency (IEA) as Senior Advisor for Long-Term Policy and in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as Deputy Director of the Directorate of Science, Technology and Industry (STI). He also worked in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of the Japanese Government and held director positions including Director of the Service Affairs Policy Division and Director of the Petroleum Distribution Division. His interests include policy planning and implementation, particularly in the field of energy. He received his master’s degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, in 1987 and a BA in law from the University of Tokyo in 1981. He works as Advisor for the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) and Research Director of the Canon Institute for Global Strategy (CIGS).

Associate Professor

Alexandros GASPARATOS

  • Associate Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science

Alexandros Gasparatos is Associate Professor at the Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), University of Tokyo. Before joining IR3S he conducted research at the University of Oxford (2011-2013), the Institute of Advanced Studies of the United Nations University (UNU-IAS) (2008-2011) and the University of Dundee (2006-2008). During this period he has held a Marie Curie Research Fellowship (University of Oxford), a James Martin Research Fellowship (University of Oxford), a JSPS-UNU Research Fellowship (UNU-IAS), a Canon Foundation Research Fellowship (UNU-IAS) and an EPSRC-funded research position (University of Dundee). His background is in Chemistry (BSc, University of Patras, 2004), Environmental Sciences (MSc, Imperial College London, 2005) and Ecological Economics (PhD, University of Dundee, 2009).

Yasunori Kikuchi

  • Associate Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science

Hiroko Nakamura

  • Project Associate Professor, Center for Aviation Innovation Research

Dr. Hiroko NAKAMURA is a Project Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo’s Centre for Aviation Innovation Research and is Deputy Director General at the Japan Unmanned System Traffic and Radio Management Consortium (JUTM). She previously worked for Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. as a global product specialist for the Infiniti line. She received her bachelor’s, master's, and Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo as well as earned a special master’s degree of Industrial System Management from the Ecole Centrale Paris. Her research interests include UTM, Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) regulatory development, and technology and innovation management.

Assistant Professor

Makiko Matsuo

  • Project Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy

Makiko Matsuo is currently serving as Project Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo, where she engages in teaching and research on topics within Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance. At the Policy Alternative Research Institute, she belongs to both the Technology Governance Policy Research Unit and the Complex Risk Governance Policy Research Unit. She received her Master of International Studies from the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo, in 2005, and her Doctor of Philosophy in March 2016. Her areas of concern are interdisciplinary in nature and covers such issues as Risk Governance, Risk Regulation, Global Health Issues, Food Safety, Interface Issues between Science and Politics, Technology Assessment (TA), International Standards Setting Process, International Harmonization, Codex Alimentarius Commission, and Sustainability.

Visiting Professor

Satoru Ohtake

Satoru OHTAKE joined science and technology administration in the Government of Japan in 1984, just after graduating the Graduate School of University of Tokyo where he was conferred Master Degree of Science in high energy physics. In his public service career in science administrations, he engaged in the policy planning and R&D management; establishment of Government’s Science and Technology Basic Plans (in 1996, 2001 and 2011), establishing and running research programs and projects in photonics, mathematical science and engaging International Human Frontier Science Program in Strasbourg in France between 1990 and 1992. He used to work in international collaborations, both bilateral and multilateral programs like OECD Global Science Forum, Group of Earth Observation (GEO) as the Japanese Executive and Belmont Forum as a co-chair. He worked as a Japanese negotiator for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor Project (ITER) from 2001 to 2005. He experienced several senior posts like Deputy Director-General of R&D Bureau of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Agency or Senior Executive Director of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). Now he is Executive Research Fellow of Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, at the same time serving as Adjunct Fellow of Center for R&D Strategy, JST. His major interest is deepening the relation between science and society through economic and social aspect, scientific advice to policy making, science communication and public engagement. He occasionally gives lectures on science, technology and innovation policy in Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Shinshu University, etc.

Nobuko Kawashima

  • Professor, Faculty of Economics, Doshisha University

Nobuko Kawashima is Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan. As a graduate majoring in International Relations at the University of Tokyo (BA), she went on to study cultural economics and policy, then an emerging and interdisciplinary field of research, to obtain PhD in Cultural Policy (University of Warwick, UK) as well as MSc in Social Policy and LLM (with distinction), both from the London School of Economics. Her areas of research interest include cultural policy, cultural economics and the creative/cultural industries. Her recent publications in English include ‘Film Policy in Japan—An Isolated Species on the Verge of Extinction?’ International Journal of Cultural Policy, 2016 and ‘Cultural Policy Regimes in East Asia’ James Wright (ed), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Elsevier, 2015. She has been directing the Center for the Study of the Creative Economy at Doshisha University, set up in 2013 with a major grant awarded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. The Center is creating a book series entitled ‘Creative Economy’ with the international publisher Springer, under which a volume on the cultural flows within the Asian region she is editing will appear late 2017. She is a former President of the Japan Association for Cultural Economics and has served the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Cultural Policy Research. She sits a number of policy committees and councils to advise the Agency for Cultural Affairs, the Ministry of Communications and Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Japanese government as well as local authorities for cultural policy issues.

Naris Chaiyasoot

  • Heads the Thammasat University Leadership Program
  • BANPU Power Public Company Chairman

Dr. Naris Chaiyasoot is currently the chairman of Banpu Power Public Company Limited and chairman of the Executive Board of Directors. He holds a master’s degree in Asia-Pacific studies from Thammasat University and heads the Thammasat Leadership Program. A graduate of Thammasat University (BA and MA in economics), Dr. Chaiyasoot did his PhD in economics as an East-West Center scholarship student at the University of Hawaii. He first joined the Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University in 1983, teaching courses on monetary economics, and money and banking. He was the rector of Thammasat University from 1998-2004. After finishing his term at Thammasat, he joined the Ministry of Finance, where he occupied various senior positions, including director-general of the Fiscal Policy Office and the Treasury Department. During his tenure at the Ministry of Finance, he served on the Bank of Thailand Board of Directors. He was the chairman of various government financial institutions including EXIM bank, SME Bank, and Government Housing Bank. He headed the Thai delegates for the financial services sector during the Thailand–USA trade negotiations. Given his long-term involvement in ASEAN financial cooperation from the time of his early career as a young economist at Thammasat, he has often been invited to give speeches at international academic conferences. Upon his retirement, Dr. Chaiyasoot was invited to be the chairman and audit chairman of companies such as AP Thailand Plc., GMM Grammy Plc. and FPI Plc. Dr. Chaiyasoot has also been the chairman of Thailand Special Olympics since 2001.

Visiting Associate Professor

Ko Ishiyama

  • CEO, ExaWizardsInc.
  • Visiting Professor, Shizuoka University

Faculty Collaborator

Susumu Nakajima

  • Director of the Medical Safety Management Center, the University of Tokyo Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine

Dr. Susumu Nakajima is Director of the Medical Safety Management Center, the University of Tokyo Hospital, and Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo. After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tokyo, in 1991, he passed the National Medical Doctor's Examination and was trained as an orthopedic surgeon at various hospitals including the the University of Tokyo Hospital. From 1996 he proceeded to the Graduate Course of the Precision Machinery Engineering Department. After studying analysis of medical information including medical image, he acquired a medical doctorate in 2000, and was then engaged in the study of the health care social policy while working in the Department of Emergency Services at the University of Tokyo Hospital from 2002. Remaining at the University of Tokyo, he served as Lecturer in the Health Care and Social Policy Leadership Program from 2005 and in the Department of Emergency Services from 2007, as Associate Professor in the Policy Alternatives Research Institute from 2008, and as Lecturer in the Medical Safety Management Center of the University of Tokyo Hospital from 2009. His specialties are emergency medicine, health care social policy, and management of the quality and the safety in healthcare.

Parttime Lecturer

Hiroya Ogata

  • Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University

Yoko Tsuno

  • Lecturer, Department of Community Health Care System, Division of health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University

Yukihiro Furuse

  • Chief Executive Officer, InfoLeaf Inc.

Project Researcher

Commissioned Researcher

Michiru Kakinuma

  • Commissioned Researcher

Yuji Hiramatsu

  • Commissioned Researcher

Kenji Muramatsu

  • Commissioned Researcher

Staff

Masako Ishiyama

Project Academic Support Staff (Technology Governance, Global Energy Policy and East Asia)

Maki Imamura

Project Academic Support Staff (Security Studies)

Haruko Uemura

Project Academic Support Specialist (Preventive Health Management Research)

Yasue Oya

Assistant Clerk (Intellectual Property Rights)

Yasuko Okuda

Assistant Clerk (Intellectual Property Rights)

Akiko Ono

Specialist (Division of University Corporate Relations, Policy Alternatives Research Institute)

Rie Ono

Project Academic Support Staff (Global Energy Policy and East Asia)

Keiko Kayukawa

Project Academic Support Specialist (Creation of New Integrated Culture-Based Industries)

Fumiko Kimura

Project Academic Support Staff (Global Energy Policy and East Asia)

Noriko Kobayashi

Administrative Staff

Reiko Satogata

Project Academic Support Staff (Intellectual Property Rights)

Norie Seki

Project Academic Support Specialist (Complex Risk Governance, Technology Governance, Risks in Global Economy)

Hiroko Nakamura

Project Academic Support Staff (Administrative Staff)

Masako Numata

Project Academic Support Specialist (Global Energy Policy and East Asia)

Kayo Matsuda

Technical Assistant (Security Studies)

Jun Muto

Project Academic Support Staff (Global Energy Policy and East Asia)

Toshie Murakami

Project Academic Support Specialist (Project Management, University Research Administrator (URA))

Maho Yoshizawa

Project Academic Support Staff (Global Energy Policy and East Asia)

Yuko Rikitoku

Assistant Clerk (Administrative Staff)

Management Committee

Kenichi Ueda

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics

Ichiro Sakata

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering

Hajime Sasaki

Associate Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute

Hideaki Shiroyama

Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics

Masahiro Sugiyama

Associate Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Instituite

Kuniaki Tanabe

Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics

Taketoshi Taniguchi

Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute

Kazuhito Hashimoto

Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute

Yasumasa Fujii

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering

Kiichi Fujiwara

Director, Policy Alternatives Research Institute and Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics

Toshiya Watanabe

Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute

PARI Advisory Board Member

Tateo Arimoto

  • Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
  • Director-General, Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society (RISTEX), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

Yoichiro Ushioda

  • Director, Chairman of the Board, LIXIL Group Corporation

Masahiro Koezuka

  • Chairman and Representative Director, Fujitsu Research Institute

Toshio Seya

  • President, Regional Economy Vitalization Corporation of Japan (REVIC)

Ayao Tsuge

  • Chairman, Japan International Science and Technology Exchange Center

Ryozo Nagai

  • President, Jichi Medical University

PARI fellow

David Dapice

  • Chief Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Program, Center for Business and Government, John.F.Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Professor Emeritus, Tufts University

Professor David Dapice received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 1973. From then on, he served as an associate professor and chair of Economics Department at Tufts University until 2016. He jointed Harvard University from 1990 as a faculty associate and chief economist of Indochina Program, and served as chief economist of Vietnam and Myanmar Program from 2000. He also has long time experiences of consultancies focused on Southeast Asia for the governments of Thai, Indonesia, and Vietnam, as well as international institutions (such as UNDP and World Bank) and universities.