In 2017, completed a doctoral course in System Design Management, Keio University. Doctor of System Engineering Science. In 2014, appointed Assistant Professor at Keio University, and in 2018, as a researcher in the Institute of Gerontology, the University of Tokyo (present position).
In 2010, completed a doctoral course in the Graduate School of System Design of Tokyo Metropolitan University. Doctor of Engineering. In the same year, appointed as a Project Researcher in the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo. Since 2014, Project Researcher in the Institute of Gerontology, the University of Tokyo (present appointment). Studies devices to assist elderly and disabled persons.
In 1971, completed a Master’s course specializing in electrical engineering in the School of Engineering of Hokkaido University (Doctor of Engineering). After working as Professor at Hokkaido University and then the University of Tokyo, he was appointed to his present position in April 2011. He is now Professor emeritus of the University of Tokyo and Hokkaido University. He specializes in electronic information engineering, bioengineering, rehabilitation engineering, acoustic engineering, and virtual reality.
After completing studies in urban engineering and completing a doctoral course in the School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, he was a Research Associate in the School of Engineering beginning in 1982. After working as a research associate, lecturer, and associate professor in the School of Architecture of Yokohama National University, he became an Associate Professor of the Urban Engineering Department of the University of Tokyo in 1996 and a full professor in that department, beginning in 1999. He specializes in urban planning and land use planning. He has enacted basic urban plans for a number of local government bodies and performed urban planning and community planning of individual local government bodies applying “community design bylaws.” Since April 2013, he has also served as the Director of the Institute of Gerontology.
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Professor in Health and Social Behavior, the University of Tokyo School of Public Health