Naohiro Shichijo is a professor in Tokyo University of
Technology (TUT) and director of Center of Institutional Research. Before
joining TUT, he served as a unit leader in the National Institute for Science
and Technology Policy (NISTEP), S&T Foresight Centre and conducted 10th
national Science and Technology Foresight. Before joining NISTEP in 2012, he
was an associate professor of The University of Tokyo (2006-2010), and Waseda
University (2010-2012). He received his Ph.D degree of engineering from the University
of Tokyo. Currently he has two positions in governmental organizations (Senior
policy adviser at National Cabinet Office, Council for Science and Technology
and Innovation, and visiting fellow at NISTEP).
His research interests include
Science & Technology Foresight, Technology Management, Innovation
Management, among others. He has published articles in major refereed journals
and academic proceedings both in engineering and management such as Research
Policy, International Journal of Innovation Management, Technology Analysis
& Strategic Management.