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CURRICULUM VITAE of HIDETO NAKAJIMA
ADDRESS Dept. of History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science and Technology Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology Tokyo Institute of Technology PO Box W9-56, 2-12-1, Ookayama Meguro City, Tokyo 152-8552, Japan tel/fax +81-3-5734-3255 e-mail: nhidebo [at] hotmail.co.jp. (This address may be checked only once a week. For quick communication, please use fax.) Education: PhD: Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Graduate School of Science University of Tokyo, 1982-1985 Graduated as Ph.D. candidate MSc: Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Graduate School of Science University of Tokyo, 1980-1982 Bachelor: Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts University of Tokyo, 1976-1980 Degree: PhD, University of Tokyo (History and Philosophy of Science) in 1995 for PhD Thesis titled Robert Hooke's Science: Hooke as an Astronomer SPECIAL PUBLIC AWARD: Suntory Prize for Humanities and Social Sciences, Winner, Dec. 2006 Science and Technology Prize (Research Section) endowed by Minister of Education, Japan, Winner, April 2006 http://www.mext.go.jp/b_menu/houdou/18/04/06040521/002.htm Osaragi Jiro Prize (Asahi Newspaper Nonfiction Prize on his Japanese book of a Biography of Robert Hooke), Winner, 1998 *Asahi Newspaper is one of Japanese three leading quality papers Osaragi Jiro Prize is their only nonfiction prize, and among about 40 former winners, two got Nobel Prize, too. ACADEMIC POSITIONS: Professor, Institute for Liberal Arts, Tokyo Institute of Technology, April 2016- (Also Professor, Science, Technology and Society Cluster, School of Environment and Society) Professor, Dept. of History, Philosophy & Social Studies of Science & Technology Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Insitute of Technology, April 2010-March 2016 Visiting Professor, United Nations University, April 2010-March 2016 Visiting Professor, Open University of Japan, April 2007- Sept. 2014 Research Fellow, Collegium Budapest, Oct. 2005-Aug. 2006 (Sabbatical) Invited Professor, STS Research Center, Beijin University of Chemical Engineering, 2004-2009 Visiting Fellow, Dept. of Science and Technology Studies, Imperial College University of London, 1992-1993 (Sabbatical) Associate Professor, Dept. of History, Philosophy & Social Studies of Science & Technology Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nov.1995-March 2010 Assistant Professor, Division of Socio-Technological Relationship, RCAST Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, 1988-95 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Founding Director, STS Network Japan, 1990-91 Editorial Board Member of Butsuri (Japanese Journal of Physics), 1991-93 Council Member of Japanese Society of Science Policy and Research Management, 1997- Advisory Committee Member of Transport Technology Policy, Ministry of Transport, 1997-1998 Advisory Committee Member of International Space Station, Science & Technology Agency, Japanese Government, 1999-2001 Advisory Committee Member of the Council of Science and Technology Cabinet Office, Japanese Government, 1999-2001 Council Member of the Society for Social Studies of Science (Under Presidents Sheila Jasanoff and Wiebe Bijker), 2000-2002 Chief Secretary of Japanese Society for Science and Technology Studies, 2001-2005 Advisor to Research Initiative of Research of Science and Technology for Society Ministry of Education & Science, 2001-2013 Editorial Board Member of an International Journal Social Epistemology, 2002- Academic Committee Member of STS-Oriented Philosophy and Social Science Innovation Base 985 Project, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, Aug. 2005- President of the Japanese Society for Science and Technology Studies (JSSTS), April 2008- March 2013 Auditor of JSSTS, April 2013- March 2015 Vice-president of JSSTS, April 2015 Science Advisor, MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of the Japanese Government), April 2012- Deputy Chair, Expert Committee on the Industrial Heritage including Operational Properties, Cabinet Office, Japanese Government, July 2012- (Conference Organizer) The Program Chair, STS International Conference, Tokyo, Hiroshima & Kyoto, Japan, March 1998 Organizing Committee Member of the Second East Asian STS Network, Seoul, May 2001 Chief Secretary of the First Takeda Symposium at Helsinki and Uppsala, June 2002 Organizing Committee Member of the 6th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation, Keihan-na, Kyoto, Aug. 2002 Organizing Committee Member of East Asian STS Network Conference (EASTS) in Taipei, Oct. 2003 Organizing Committee Member of East Asian STS Network Conference (EASTS) in Seoul, Dec. 2004 Chief Organizer of the 11th East Asian STS Network Conference (EASTS) in Tokyo, Sept. 2013
INVITED TALKS: 'Life Skill in Scientific Society in 21st Century' Public Symposium by Research Center for Human Science, Kobe University, 10 Dec. 1995 'The Dawn of Japanese STS Movement' Korean Science Writers Association, Taejon, Korea, 22 Jan. 1996 'Social Change and Science and Technology' Science in Transition, STS Network Japan 18th, Symposium RCAST, University of Tokyo, 16 March 1996 'Science, Technology and Engineering: Lessons from History of Science and Technology' Speech at Main Symposium of Annual Meeting of the Institute of Electrical Engineers, Japan Tokyo Institute of Technology, 22 March 2000 'Consensus Conference and Science Journalism' Panel Talk of International Journalist Conference National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Tokyo, 10 Oct. 2001 'Lessons from History in Science and Innovation Policy' Discussant, 6th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation Kyoto, 14 Aug. 2002 'Robert Hooke as an Astronomer' Hooke 2003, Conference at the Royal Society, London, 7-8 (7) July 2003 ACADEMIC TALKS: 'Reproducing Newtonian Optical Experiment' Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, 1981 'Two Kinds of Modification of Light: New Interpretation on Newton-Hooke Controversy' Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, 1982 'Walter Charleton and Newtonian Optical Theory', Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, 1984 'A Computer Expert System for History of Technology' Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, 1987 'The Formation of Japanese Electric Industry' Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, 1989 'Japanese Miracle?', Workshop of European Association for Studies of Science and Technology (EASST), Veszprem, Hungary, 1989 'Perspectives to Understand Japanese History of Technology' Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, 1991 'Japanese STS Organizations', Annual Meeting of the National Association for Science, Technology and Society, Washington DC, 1992 'A Categorization of Technology', EASST Meeting Gothenburg Sweden, 1993 'Astronomical Achievements of Robert Hooke' Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, 1994 'STS Activities in Japan', EASST Meeting, Budapest Hungary, 1994 'Astronomical Aspects of Robert Hookeﾕs Scientific Research' 20th International Congress of History of Science, Liege Belgium, 1997 'Technological Innovation as a Paradigm Shift: The Case of the 'Invention' of 3.5 Inch Floppy Disk', International Conference on Science, Technology and Society, Kyoto Japan, 1998 'Who Invented Vacuum Tubes?: Sociological Reconstruction of Technological Inventions: From SSK to STK', EASST Meeting, Lisbon Portugal, 1998 'Formation and the Present State of Science and Technology Studies in Japan' Annual Meeting of Society for Sociology of Science, Halifax Canada, 1998 'STS in the World' (Session Chair), EASST Meeting, Wien Austria, 2000 'Problems and Future of STS in Japan' Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, 2001 'Engineering Intellect in History' The First Takeda Symposium, Uppsala Sweden, 2002 'Robert Hooke as an Astronomer' Hooke 2003, Conference at the Royal Society, London, 7-8, July) 'A Future of East Asian STS: The Use of an East Asian STS Network', Taipei, 4 Oct. 2003 'Comparison of Library Collections of Imperial Universities under Imperial Japan', Seoul, 10 Dec., 2004 'A Categorization of Technologies and the Development of Japanese Modern Technology Before WWII', 2 Sept. 2005, Sixth East Asian STS Conference, Shenyang, China 'Acting with East Asian STS: Thinking from the Japanese Case' 2008, 4S with EASST, Rotterdam 'A Logic-oriented and Information-based Workshop Method Toward a Green Campus' (with Takuma et al.) Nov. 2011, 4S, Cleveland, USA 'Robert Hooke as an Astronomer: STS and History of Science', Korean Association for Science Education (KASE) International Conference, Daegu University, 15 Feb. 2014 'Science and Creativity from Newton, Hooke to Hungarian Phenomenon', KASE International Conference, Pusan University, 5 Feb. 2015 LIST OF MAJOR PUBLICATIONS 'Two Kinds of Modification Theory of Light: Some New Observation on the Newton-Hooke Controversy of 1672 Concerning the Nature of Light', Annals of Science (Taylor & Francis Pub.), 41 (1984), 261-278. Replaying Science Part 1 (Hokuju Pub., Tokyo, 1987, co-editor, in Japanese). 'Japanese Miracle?: The Case of the Institutionalization of the Japanese Electric Industry', Scientia Yugoslavica, 15 (1989), 121-125. 'The Formation of Electric Industry in Japan', Kenkyu, Gijutsu, Keikaku (Journal for Research, Technology and Management), 4 (1989), 135-142 (in Japanese). 'STS: A New Trend in Science Studies', Butsuri (Japanese Journal of Physics) 46 (1991), 403-405 (in Japanese). 'New Science Policy in the United Kingdom', Butsuri, 19 (1993), 737-738 (in Japanese) What Is Science? (Bokutaku Pub., Tokyo, 1991, co-editor, in Japanese). Replaying Science Part 2 (Hokuju Pub., Tokyo, 1991, co-editor, in Japanese) 'Robert Hooke's Family and His Youth: Some New Evidence from the Will of the Rev. John Hooke', Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, 48 (1994), 11-16. Robert Hooke: A Man Erased from History by Isaac Newton (Asahi Newspaper Publishing Division, 1996, in Japanese) (Osaragi Jiro Prize was given to this work). 'Un Telegramme et quatre rois', Les cahiers de science et vie, 41 (1997), 70-79 Robert Hooke (Asakura Pub., Tokyo, 1997, in Japanese) (Commercial Publication of Ph. D. Thesis) 'A Categorization of Technology and the History of Japanese Technology' Senri Ethnological Studies, 46 (1998), 29-44 'STS Towards the Twenty-first Century', Science, Technology and Society (Sage Pub.), 4 (1999), 55-58 'Importance of Classic Books in Science', Gakujutsu Geppo (A Journal of Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science) 53 (2000), 1176-1179 (in Japanese). 'Problems and Difficulties of the Preservations of Materials and of Research Evaluation in History of Science and Technology' Denshi Joho Tsuushin Gakkai-shi (A Journal of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers of Japan), 84 (2001), 599-601(in Japanese) 'A Historical Approach to Scientific Creativity' Gijutsu To Keizai (A Monthly Journal for Engineering and Economy) 414 (2001), 42-45 (in Japanese) 'Astronomical Aspects of Robert Hookeﾕs Scientific Research' Proceedings of the XXth International Congress of History of Science, Volume 12, 161-166 (Brepols Pub, Turnhout, Belgium, 2001) Science Studies at the Front (Keiso Pub., Tokyo, 2002, in Japanese with Osamu Kanamori, in Japanese). To Where Dose Japanese Science and Technology Head? (Iwanami Pub., Tokyo, 2006, in Japanese) 'Difference in East Asian STS: European Origin or American Origin?, East Asian STS Journal (Springer), 1 (2007), 237-241. Science in Society (NHK Books, Text Book for the Open University Japan, 2008, in Japanese) 'Kuhn's Structure in Japan', Social Studeis of Science, 42 (3) (2012), 462-466. Science in Society (see 2008), Korean Version (Ore Books, Seoul, 2013) 'Depoliticization or Americanization of Japanese Science Studies, Social Epistemology, 27 (2) (2013), 163-176.