Innovation Studies, Technology Management, Science and Technology Policy
1964 B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Tokyo
1967 M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Tokyo
1974 Ph.D, (Engineering), University of Tokyo,
1974-1977 Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Saitama
1977-1984 Associate Professor, Graduate School of Policy Science, University of Saitama
1984-1993 Professor, Graduate School of Policy Science, University of Saitama
1988-1991 Director-in-Research, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy
1991-1992 Visiting Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
1992-1993 Visiting Professor, Program in VTSS, Stanford University,
1994- Professor, The University of Tokyo
2003- Professor, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Selected Publications and Papers
(English publication only):
Industrializing Knowledge: University-Industry Linkages in Japan and the United States (eds.: Bransocmb L., Kodama F. and Florida R.), The MIT Press, 1999.
Emerging Patterns of Innovation : Sources of Japan's Technological Edge, Harvard Business School Press, 1995.
Japanese Innovation Strategies : Technology Support for Business Visions (co-authored with L. Branscomb), University Press of America, 1993.
"Technology Fusion and The New R&D", Harvard Business Review, July/August 1992.
"Technological Diversification of Japanese Industry", Science, Vol.233, 1986.
"An Approach to the Analysis of Vocational Education and Training Requirements", Management Science, Vol.17 No.4, 1970.