University of Tokyo

About University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity. The University aims to provide its students with a rich and varied academic environment that ensures opportunities for both intellectual development and the acquisition of professional knowledge and skills. To learn more about the University of Tokyo, please visit the pages below.

Reviewers: 96

2nd in Japan

Reviews: 1,688

1st in Japan

Merit: 5,704

1st in Japan

Openness: 7.8

9th in Japan

Journal Editors at University of Tokyo

Reviewers from University of Tokyo

  • Reviewer

    Masaru Yarime

    Masaru YARIME is Associate Professor at the School of Energy and Environment in the City University of Hong Kong. He also has appointments as Honorary Reader at the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) in University College London, Visiting Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy in the University of Tokyo, and Visiting Scholar of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute. He has been awarded Abe Fellowship 2014 from the United States Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

    His research interests focus on public policy, corporate strategy, and institutional design for promoting science, technology, and innovation for sustainability. For the past years he has been engaged in research and educational activities from interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary perspectives, with an intention to understand the complex interface between engineering and social sciences and the dynamic interactions between technology and institutions in creating sustainability innovation.

    He is particularly interested in exploring the structure, functions, and evolution of knowledge systems involving various stakeholders in society. He has many experiences of cooperation and collaboration with key stakeholders in academia, industry, government, and civil society in Japan, Europe, and North America as well as in emerging countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, which has been contributing to analyzing and implementing innovations addressing multifaceted, inter-dependent sustainability challenges.

    He contributes to many international initiatives, including the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative on Environmental Risk Integration in Sovereign Credit Analysis, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol Technical Working Group on GHG Risk Management, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III (Mitigation of Climate Change) Fifth Assessment Report, and the Expert Group on Catalogue of Policy Support Tools and Methodologies (Deliverable 4c) of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Currently he is serving on the editorial board of international journals, including Sustainability Science, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, and Frontiers in Energy Research – Energy Systems and Policy.

    He received B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tokyo, M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, and Ph.D. in Economics and Policy Studies of Technological Change from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Previously he worked as Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). His previous visiting professorships include Groupe de Recherche en Économie Théorique et Appliquée (GREThA) of the University of Bordeaux IV in France and the Department of Science and Technology Studies of the University of Malaya in Malaysia.

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    Yousuke Nakai

    M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine The University of Tokyo

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    Eisuke Amiya

    Medical doctor and researcher

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    Ali Kharrazi

    Ali Kharrazi is Assistant Professor at the Global Education for Innovation and Leadership Program at the University of Tokyo, Japan, and Guest Research Scholar at the Advanced Systems Analysis Group, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria. Previously he was a Researcher at the Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo, Japan. His research focus is on advancing and applying the concept of resilience through data-driven approaches for Sustainable Development Goals in water, energy, food, trade, and urban systems.

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    Richard Shefferson

    I am an evolutionary ecologist studying the life histories and symbiotic interactions of long-lived plants and fungi.

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    Alex S.J. Wyatt

    Researching the interplay between oceanographic processes and the ecological structure and function of marine communities in a changing world