Faculty

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Deans

MURAI, Jun

Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies

Professor Jun Murai’s research focus is on global computer networking and communication. He is recognized as a pioneer for his contributions to the global internet and is known as the “Father of the Internet” in Japan, and as the “Internet Samurai” overseas. He developed the Japan University UNIX Network (JUNET), Japan’s first inter-university computer network. He serves as the Founder of the WIDE Project, and chair of the AI3 Project and SOI Asia Project. Professor Murai has received numerous awards worldwide, and was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2013. He is an Advisory Member of the Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunications Network Society (IT Strategic Headquarters), chairs and serves on many other governmental committees, and is active in numerous international scientific associations. He served as Vice President of Keio University from 2005 to 2009, and as Executive Director of Keio Research Institute at SFC from 1999 to 2005. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Keio University.

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TOKUDA, Hideyuki

Professor, Dean of the Graduate School of Media and Governance

Professor Hideyuki Tokuda’s areas of research include ubiquitous computing systems, smart spaces, sensor networks, distributed real-time operating systems and embedded systems. He is a corresponding member of the Science Council of Japan, and a fellow of the Information Processing Society of Japan. Professor Tokuda has received the Motorola Foundation Award (1989), the IBM Faculty Award (2002), the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Award (2004), and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication Award (2005). He obtained a B.S. in 1975 and an M.S. in 1977 from Keio University. In 1983 he received a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Waterloo, Canada, and joined the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. In 1990 he returned to Keio University as an associate professor for the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies and also became an adjunct associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He was the Vice President of Keio University between 1997 and 2001.

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KAWAZOE, Takeshi

Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Policy Management

Professor Takeshi Kawazoe’s research topics include classical Fourier analysis and modern wavelet analysis, with a focus on harmonic analysis of Lie groups, hypergroups, and non-homogenous spaces. He is the author of many Japanese-language publications Calculus I, Calculus II, and Mathematical Science and Society. Dean Kawazoe earned a Ph.D. in Science from the University of Tokyo, and also completed all coursework toward a Ph.D. at the Graduate School of Engineering at Keio University. He also holds an M.S. from the Graduate School of Engineering at Keio University, and a B.E. from the Faculty of Engineering at Keio University. He served as the headmaster of Keio Shonan Fujisawa Junior and Senior High School from 2011 to September 2013.

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Professors

AKIYAMA, Miki

Associate Professor

Health Communication, Community Health, Public Health

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AOYAMA, Atsushi

Assistant Professor

“Neural Information Science, Brain Mapping, Sensory Integration, Bio-Signal Processing”

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BATTY, Aaron Olaf

Visiting Lecturer

TEFL/TESL, Language Assessment

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FOSTER, Jim

Professor

US Diplomatic History, US Politics and Economy, Asian Security and Economic Policy, European Integration, International Trade Policy, Internet Economy and Technology Policy

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FREEDMAN, David J.

Professor

Poetry/Literary Theory: Children’s Literature, Queer Studies

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HAGINO, Tatsuya

Professor

Software Science (System Software, Web Technology)

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HAMADA, Yoko

Professor

Psychiatry, Psychoanalytically Oriented Psychotherapy, Infant Mental Health, School Mental Health

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HASEBE, Yoko

Associate Professor

English Teaching Materials, Teaching Methodology, Distance Learning, Inter-Linguistic and Inter-Cultural Communication

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HATTORI, Takashi

Professor

Computer Science

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IBA, Takashi

Associate Professor

Pattern Languages, Creativity, Complex Systems, Social Systems Theory

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JIMBO, Ken

Associate Professor

International Security, Security in the Asia-Pacific, Regionalism in East Asia, Japan’s Defense and Security Policy

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KAKEHI, Yasuaki

Associate Professor

Interactive Media, Augmented Reality, Media Arts, Human Interface

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KATO, Takaaki

Associate Professor

Ergonomics, Sport Psychology, Motor Learning and Control

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KIYOKI, Yasushi

Professor

Multimedia Databases, Multidatabases

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KOBAYASHI, Hiroto

Professor

Architecture, Urban and Rural Design

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KOKURYO, Jiro

Professor

Management Information System

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KURABAYASHI, Shuichi

Assistant Professor

Multimedia Databases, Active Database, Web Information Systems

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KURODA, Hiroki

Associate Professor

Developmental Biology

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KUSUMOTO, Hiroyuki

Associate Professor

Computer Network

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KUWAHARA, Takeo

Professor

Marketing, Consumer Research

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MAKSUDI, Ucu

Project Assistant Professor

Computer Networks, Embedded Systems, Digital System Design

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MATSUKAWA, Shohei

Assistant Professor

Architectural Design, Algorithmic Design, Design Process Theory

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MITSUGI, Jin

Associate Professor

Wireless Communications, Computational Engineering

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MIZUNO, Daijiro

Assistant Professor

Fashion Design Critique and Practice, Design for Social Inclusion, Interdisciplinary Design Research

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NAITO, Yasuhiro

Associate Professor

Theoretical Biology

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NAKAMURA, Osamu

Professor

Computer Science, Internet

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NAKAMURO, Makiko

Associate Professor

Economics of Education

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NAKAZAWA, Jin

Associate Professor

Distributed Systems, Middleware, Ubiquitous Computing, Computer Networks

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NISHIOKA, Keiji

Professor

Differential Algebra

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O’DONNELL, David P.

Visiting Lecturer

English as a Foreign Language (EFL)  / Digital Media in Language Learning

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OGAWA, Katsuhiko

Professor

Communication Design, Network Sociology, Human Interface

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OKI, Satoko

Associate Professor

Seismology, Disaster Information, Safety Education, Communication of Disaster Science

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SUGIHARA, Yumi

Associate Professor

Japanese Language Education, Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, Intercultural Education

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TAKASHIO, Kazunori

Associate Professor

Distributed Systems, Real-Time Systems, Mobile Computing, Ubiquitous Computing

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TAKEDA, Keiji

Professor

Information Security (Intrusion Detection, Security Architecture, Software Security)

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TAKEFUJI, Yoshiyasu

Professor

Neural Computing, Internet Gadgets, Security, Energy Harvesting

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TANAKA, Hiroya

Associate Professor

Design Tool, Design Machine, Personal Fabrication, Social Fabrication

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TANAKA, Shigenori

Professor

Cognitive Linguistics, Theory of Sense-Making

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THAMRIN, Achmad Husni

Project Assistant Professor

Internet Technology, Multicast Communications

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THIESMEYER, Lynn

Professor

Southeast Asian Rural Development, Gender and Development, Social Theory

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TOMITA, Masaru

Professor

Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology

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UEHARA, Keisuke

Associate Professor

Computer Networks

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UEYAMA, Takahiro

Professor

Science and Technology Policy

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UMEGAKI, Michio

Professor

Political Economy of Development, International Relations, Human Security

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VAN METER, Rodney D.

Associate Professor

Quantum Computing, Post-Moore’s Law Computer Architecture, Distributed Mass Storage Systems

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WATANABE, Mitsuhiro

Professor

Health Science, Anti-Aging, Metabolic Disease, Naturopathic Medicine, Preventive Medicine

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WATANABE, Yorizumi

Professor

International Political Economy, GATT/WTO Law, Trade Policy, European Integration

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YAN, Wanglin

Professor

GIS, Urban and Regional Environments, Sustainability Science

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In addition to the core teaching staff listed above, other members of the SFC faculty will be contributing their expertise to the GIGA Program: http://vu9.sfc.keio.ac.jp/faculty_profile/index_e.html.