Industrial Ecology, environmental Input-output analysis
- Dr. rer. pol. (summa cum laude), The University of Bonn, 1983
After working as a research associate, Department of Economics, University of Bonn, Germany, 1979-1985, I joined the faculty of Waseda University, was Professor of Econometrics, 1992- 2010, and have been Professor of Industrial Ecology since 2011. In between, I was Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, University of Toronto, Canada, 1988-1990, Guest Professor, Ecotopia Science Institute, Nagoya University, 2006-2012, and Visiting Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), University of Munich, Germany, 2012. My dissertation at the University of Bonn was awarded a prize for the best doctoral dissertation at the University of Bonn, GEFFRUB Society, 1983. Other awards include Honda Memorial Award on the Development of Recycling Technology, Clean Japan Center, 2006, Contribution Award, Institute of Life Cycle Assessment, Japan, 2012, President Award, Steel Foundation for Environmental Protection Technology, 2012, and Asada Medal, The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan, 2012.