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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.
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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.
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.
Dr. Ryosuke Tateishi graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1995. On completion of clinical fellowship in the University of Tokyo Hospital and Mitsui Memorial Hospital, he started his PhD in hepatology at the University of Tokyo in 1998. During his PhD, he studied the prognostic factors of patients with HCC and developed a new scoring system named Tokyo Score. After his PhD graduation, he became an attending staff at the Department of Gastroenterology, the University of Tokyo Hospital in 2002. Then he served as a chief physician at the Department of Gastroenterology of Mitsui Memorial Hospital from 2005 to 2006. He was an Assistant Professor at Department of Gastroenterology of the University of Tokyo Hospital from 2006 to 2013. Since 2013, he has been a Project Associate professor at the Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo where he continues working on diagnosis and treatment of HCC, particularly on those who underwent percutaneous treatment. He has been Board Certified Gastroenterologist of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology since 2004, Board Certified Hepatologist of the Japan Society of Hepatology since 2007 and General Clinical Oncologist of Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy since 2008. He has been a councilor of the Japan Society of Hepatology and Japanese Society of Gastroenterology since 2012 and 2013, respectively. He is currently a member of Committee for the General Rules for the Clinical and Pathological Study of Primary Liver Cancer in Liver Cancer Study Group of Japan and Working Committee for Japanese Clinical Practice Guideline for Liver Cancer.