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About L-INSIGHT

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Staff

Program-Specific Faculty Members of the Center for Enhancing Next-generation Research (E-NER)

Akihiko Akamatsu

Unit Leader / Program Manager


Michiyo SHIMAMURA

Program-Specific Senior Lecturer / Program-Specific faculty member and Curriculum Advising Mentor

Degrees

  • Master of Environmental Earth Science (Graduate School of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University)
  • EMBA (Graduate School of Management, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business)
  • Doctor of Environmental Earth Science (Graduate School of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University)

Specialties

Environmental Studies, Business Administration, Institutional Research, Higher Education, Geoscience


Asa NAKANO

Program-Specific Senior Lecturer / Program-Specific faculty member and Curriculum Advising Mentor

Degrees

  • Master Degree of Fine Arts in Conservation (Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts)
  • Completed Research Guidance in Doctoral course (Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts)
  • Architect

Specialties

Design studies, Higher Education Studies, Restoration and Utilization of Modern Architecture


Kyoto University Research Administration Office (KURA)

Program for the Next Generation of Scholars

L-INSIGHT Administration Office StaffL-INSIGHT Office,
Center for Enhancing Next-Generation Research, Kyoto University


Organization

Under the direction of the executive vice-president for research, a virtual organization called the Strategic Development Hub for Early Career Researchers has been established. The Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary Education and Research’s E-NER leads L-INSIGHT operations in collaboration with the Research Administration Office and the Research Promotion Division.


Advisory Board

The Advisory Board periodically offers advice regarding L-INSIGHT operations. L-INSIGHT fellows have the opportunity to meet with international members every two or three years and Japan-based members yearly.

Advisory Board Members:

KANO Mitsunobu

Affiliation & Position:
Professor, Vice Executive Director, Okayama University
The Council Member, Section II: Life Sciences, Science Council of Japan (SCJ)
The Science and Technology Co-Adviser, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Speciality: Medical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Roger GOODMAN

Affiliation: St Antony’s College, University of Oxford
Position: Professor
Speciality: Modern Japanese Studies, Sociocultural Anthropology

SHIBATA Shingo

Affiliation: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Position: Managing Executive Officer/Center Executive, R&D Center

TAKAMI Yoshiyuki

Affiliation: Kirin Holdings Company
Position: Executive Officer/General Manager, R&D Division

NISHIJIMA Kazuyoshi

Affiliation: the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University
Position: Associate Professor
Speciality: Wind Engineering and Wind Resistant Structures

David Budtz PEDERSEN

Affiliation: Department of Communication and Psychology, Aalborg University
Position: Professor
Speciality: Science Communication, Research Management, Research Evaluation, Research and Technology Policy

Meng Ling MOI

Affiliation: Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Position: Professor
Speciality: Virology, Infection Immunology

Michael USEEM

Affiliation: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Position: Professor, the Director of Wharton Leadership Center and McNulty Leadership Program
Speciality: Management, Leadership

ODA
Ichiro

Affiliation: Fundamental Technology Laboratory, Shimadzu Corporation
Position: Vice Director


Enhancing Collaboration with External Organizations

With the cooperation of Kyoto University’s overseas offices, domestic and international partner institutions, and collaborating organizations, L-INSIGHT provides opportunities to interact with potential research collaborators (early career researchers, top talent) and to gain experience as a convener at international conferences. With a focus on Kyoto University’s overseas academic exchange partner schools and strategic partnership institutions, we support the establishment of relationships that contribute to research activities.


Leading Institute

Partners(alphabetical order)

Educational and Research Institutes

Business Enterprises / Organizations

Collaborative Institutes


Symbol Mark

The L-INSIGHT logo expresses the possibilities and the future that lies ahead through the wide application of various insights toward the world. The circles symbolize researchers taking wing into the world as well as the explosive expansion of their insights.