Hikaru Kobayashi

Hikaru Kobayashi

Project Professor
Graduate School of Media and Governance
Born1949
DegreesPh. D., civil engineering
Other Positions Currently HeldProject Researcher for Japan Economic Research Center, Visiting professor at Chubu University, Visiting fellow at National Institute of Minamata Desiease, Senior fellow at IGES, Chairman of the Environmenetal Council at Setagaya City, Ouside Directer for JP Co.,Ltd
Short BiographyBackground;
Geographical Economics, Urban Planning, Environmental Administration

C.V;
1973 B.A in Economics at Keio University (Faculty of Economics)
1973 Join Environment Agency (now Ministry of the Environment)
1979 to 1981 Stay in Institut d’Urbanism de Paris, Universite de Paris XII
1985 to 1987 Join Kitakyushu City Government as Director on Industrial Waste
1993 to 1994 Visiting Fellow at East-West Center, USA
2005 Director-General, Global Environment Bureau, MoE
2009 Administrative Vice-Minister, MoE
2010 M. of Engineering (Urban Planning) at the University of Tokyo
2011 Join Keio University (SFC) as Professor
2013 Ph. D., (Civil engineering) at the University of Tokyo
2015 Transfer to the Project Professor status
Areas of ExpertisePolicy Studies related to Environment Protection, Ecological City Planning, Green Economy
Courses TaughtTHEORY OF GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY,ADVANCED RESEARCH(EG1),DESIGNING A LOW-CARBON SOCIETY,DESIGNING ENVIRONMENTAL BUSINESS,GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY MANAGEMENT,SEMINAR(Minamata studies)
AffiliationsMember of Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
Selected PublicationsPublications;
Low-Carbon City, Gakugeishuppannsha , 2011
The Self-image Changes of Environmental Policies Reflected on the Environmental White Paper during its 40 Years History, Hitachi Environment Foundation, Environmental Research Quarterly no.156, 2010



Contact Information5322 Endo Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-0882 Japan
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