1969, BEng in Applied Chemistry, 1971, MEng and 1974, PhD in Administration Engineering, Keio University. 1981-82, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Carnegie-Mellon University; 1985-88, Associate Professor, Department of Behavioural Science, Hokkaido University; 1990, Visiting Professor, McGill University. 1993-2001, Dean, Faculty and Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University; since 2001, current position. Since 2003: President, Japan Association of Private Colleges and Universities; President, Federation of Japanese Private Colleges and Universities Associations; Chairman, Federation of All Japan Private Schools Associations. Since 2008: Chairman, Association of Pacific Rim Universities; Chair, Central Council for Education Subdivision on Universities and Prime Minister's initiative Meeting on Education Rebuilding. Recipient of awards, Japanese and French governments.