Chief Consultant, Global Manufacturing Industries Sector
Nomura Research Institute
Master's and Doctorate, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Univ. Currently, Chief Consultant, Nomura Research Institute. Fields of research: paradigm shift in manufacturing, Japanese manufacturing industry, reform of corporate business structure. Previous research projects covered the electronic, healthcare appliance, industrial machinery, automobile / aircraft, formed and fabricated products industries. Former Member: Committee on Manufacturing Technology Strategy Roadmap, Manufacturing Science and Technology Centre, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Research Evaluation NEDO Sub-Committee on circuit board manufacturing project by ink-jet methods (2006).