Curriculum Vitae

Noyuri Mima, BE, Ed.M., Ph.D.
CURRENT POSITION:
Oct 2006 – present | Professor
School of Systems Information Science
Future University Hakodate
116-2 Kamedanakanocho, Hakodate, Hokkaido 041-8655 JAPAN
website: (personal) http://www.noyuri.jp/en/
(university) http://www.fun.ac.jp/en/
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EDUCATION:
Apr 2005 - Mar 2010 | Ph.D. in Information Systems Science
the University of Electro-Communications Graduate School of Information Systems, Tokyo, JAPAN
Thesis Title: Design Research for Learning Environments Based on Collaborativity and Sociality of Learning
Apr 1991 - Mar 1995 | Doctoral Course in Cognitive Psychology and Educational Technology
The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Education, Tokyo, JAPAN
Apr 1988 - Mar 1991 | Ed.M. in Cognitive Psychology and Educational Technology
The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Education, Tokyo, JAPAN
Thesis Title: Interactions of Tools and Thoughts: Learning with the Geometric Supposer
Sep 1985 - Jun 1986| Ed.M. in Interactive Technology
Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Massachusetts, USA
Apr 1980 - Mar 1984 | Bachelor of Engineering in Department of Computer Science
The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, JAPAN
Thesis Title: Development of Intelligent English Writing System for Japanese
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Jun 2013 - Jun 2016 | Governor of Executive Board (appointed by the Prime Minister of Japan)
NHK: Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Tokyo, JAPAN
Japan Broadcasting Corporation (Japanese: Nippon Hoso Kyokai:NHK) is Japan's national public broadcasting organization. NHK is an independent corporation chartered by the Japanese Broadcasting Act and primarily funded by license fees. The annual budget of NHK is subject to review and approval by the Diet of Japan. The Diet and the Prime Minister appoint the 12-member Board of Governors that oversees NHK.
Oct 2003 - Sep 2006 | Deputy Director of Research, Development, and Education
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Tokyo, JAPAN
The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation exhibits cutting-edge science and technology as a showcase of Japan's science and technology R&D. One of the roles of the museum is a place of public diplomacy; the former US President Obama has visited.
Aug 2001 - Mar 2002| Visiting Scholar
Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts, USA
Sep1998-Mar2000| Associate Professor of Cognitive Science
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Saitama University, Saitama, JAPAN
Aug 1998 (four weeks) | International Fellow
Center for Technology in Learning, SRI International, California, USA
Apr1998-Aug1998| Associate Professor of InformaticsEducation
Faculty of Education, Kawamura Gakuen Woman's University, Chiba, JAPAN
Apr 1995 - Mar 1998 | Full-time Lecturer of Informatics Education
Faculty of Education, Kawamura Gakuen Woman's University, Chiba, JAPAN
Apr 1990 - Mar 1994 | Teaching and Technical Assistant
Tokyo International University, Saitama, JAPAN
Aug 1984 - Sep 1985 | Education Specialist
Education Department, Digital Equipment Corporation Japan, Tokyo, JAPAN
Mima, N. and Tominaga, A. (Eds.) Design of "Project Learning" to Create the Future, Future University Hakodate Press, 196 pages, 2018, (Japanese).
Mima, N. “The Challenge for Higher Education Reform in Japan by Seven Samurai,” Blended Learning. Enhancing Learning Success, pp.3-16, Springer, 460 pages, 2018, (English).
Suzuki, K. and Mima, N. (Eds.) Learning Design Manual: Instructional Design to Become an "Adult," Kitaohjishobo, 248 pages, 2018, (Japanese).
Mima, N. and Ito, T. (Supervisors of translation to Japanese) Creating Self-Regulated Learners: Strategies to Strengthen Students' Self-Awareness and Learning Skills, Kitaohjishobo, 224 pages, 2017, (Japanese) (Original work by Nilson, L. B. published in 2013 by Stylus Pub Llc).
Mima, N. Lifelong Learning Facilities and Informal Learning. In Y. Yamauchi and M. Yamada (Eds.), Informal Learning, pp.17-38, Minervashobo, 183 pages, 2016, (Japanese).
Mima, N. Graphical Science Wonder Book Series vol.1(48 pages) vol.2(36 pages), vol.3(44 pages), Gakken Educational Press, 2015, (Japanese). Translated to Taiwanese in 2016 and to Vietnamese in 2018.
Mima, N. An Encouragement of RIKEJO-ish Life, Iwanamishoten, 240 pages, 2012, (Japanese).
Mima, N. The Challenge of Showing and Discussing the Unknown. In M. Claessens (Ed.), Communicating European Research 2005, pp.121-127, Springer, 248 pages, 2007, (English).
Mima, N. and Yamauchi, Y. Designing Learning Environments: Space, Activity, and Community, University of Tokyo Press, 233 pages, 2005, (Japanese).
Mima, N. On-line Technology Isn't Enough: Transforming the Teacher-Student Learning Process. In J. Bachnik (Ed.), Roadblocks on the Information Highway: Institutional Barriers to the IT Revolution in Japanese Education (in their Studies of Modern Japan Series), pp.265-279, Lexington Books, 354 pages, 2003, (English).
Mima, N. The Children of the Wonder-Box Network: Scientists Come to the Classroom over the Net, JustSystems, 260 pages, 1997, (Japanese).
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS and ACADEMIC PAPERS (SELECTED):
KEYNOTE and PAPER “The Potential of Local Science Festivals for a Sustainable Society”, 2018 Science and You, International Conference on Science Communication, China National Convention Center, Beijing, CHINA, September 2018, (English). The Potential of Local Science Festivals for a Sustainable Society: A Case Study of the Hakodate International Science Festival, Conference Journal of 2018 Science and You, International Conference on Science Communication, 8 pages, (English).
KEYNOTE and PAPER “The Challenge for Higher Education Reform in Japan by Seven Samurai,” International Conference on Blended Learning, Kansai University, Osaka, JAPAN, July2018. (Mima, 2018), (English).
PRESENTATION “Promoting Science Communication and Developing Science Literacy in the Local Contexts for a Sustainable Society of the Future,” Salzburg Global Seminar, Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg, AUSTRIA, February 2018, (English).
PRESENTATION “Innovation of Industry Structure” in session of What Can We Create: the Future of Intelligence in Diverse Fields, Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2017, the Future of Intelligence, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, JAPAN, February 2017, (English).
PRESENTATION “An Encouragement of RIKEJO-ish Life” in TEDxSapporo 2014, Hokkaido, JAPAN, July 2014, (Japanese).
PRESENTATION“A Design of Future Learning” in TEDxKids@Tokyo 2011, Tokyo, JAPAN, October 2011, (Japanese).
HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS:
Prize for Excellence in the Japan Toy Award 2019 Educational Toy Division, Japan Toy Association, Tokyo, JAPAN, 2019. (Role: Academic Consultant)
Grand Prize in the Japan Toy Award 2018 Educational Toy Division, Japan Toy Association, Tokyo, JAPAN, 2018. (Role: Academic Consultant)
Grand Prize in Photo Contest of “Public Building Day,” Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau, Hokkaido, JAPAN, 2016.
Science and Technology Prize 2014, the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Tokyo, JAPAN, 2014.
This prize recognizes the outstanding achievements in R&D, understanding and promotion of science and technology as "the Commendation for Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology."
Master of Ceremony at Japan Prize Presentation of 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2013, The Japan Prize Foundation, Tokyo, JAPAN.
The Presentation Ceremony is held in the presence of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan in Tokyo every April. The events are also attended by the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of House of Councilors, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, foreign ambassadors to Japan and about a thousand other distinguished guests, including eminent academics, researchers and representatives of political, business and press circles. The Master of Ceremony is appointed from female Japanese scientists.
The 2013 UEC Distinguished Alumni Awards, Megurokai: Alumni Club of the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, JAPAN, 2013.
Best Interactive Presentation, Conference of Interaction 2001, Information Processing Society of Japan, Tokyo, JAPAN, 2001.
Outstanding Young Researcher of 1996, Japan Society for Educational Technology, Tokyo, JAPAN, 1997.
Best Research Presentation and Paper, 1995 Conference of Japan Cognitive Science Society, Tokyo, JAPAN, 1996.
Best Research Presentation and Paper, 1991 Conference of Japan Cognitive Science Society, Tokyo, JAPAN, 1992.
Prize for Excellence Research Paper of Logo, Laboratory of Industrial Engineering, Tokyo, JAPAN, 1988.
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES (SELECTED):
Member of Council for Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido Government, Hokkaido, JAPAN, 2017-present.
Member of Central Council for Education, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Tokyo, JAPAN, 2013-2019.
Member of Council for Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Tokyo, JAPAN, 2013-2019.
Member of Council for Science and Technology, Hokkaido Government, Hokkaido, JAPAN, 2008-2018.
Director General of Science Support Hakodate, Hokkaido, JAPAN, 2008-present.
Director of Nissan Global Foundation, Kanagawa, JAPAN, 2006-present.
Member of Planning Committee for Establishing a National Center for Promoting Science and Technology, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Tokyo, Japan, 2000-2001.
The purpose of the committee is to plan the establishment of a new national science museum that exhibits cutting-edge science and technology to promote science and technology.
Member of Planning Committee for Establishing a Hakodate Public University, City of Hakodate, Hokkaido, JAPAN, 1996-2000.
Director of Japan Association for Mathematical Sciences, Tokyo, JAPAN, 1990-present.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), Indiana, USA, 2018- present.
Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ), Tokyo, JAPAN, 1993-present.
Director, 2017-2019.
Japan Society for Educational Technology (JSET), Tokyo, JAPAN, 1991-present.
Vice President, 2017-2019; Director, 2001-2009, 2011-2019; Councilor, 2010-2011.
Japan Society for Science Education (JSSE), Tokyo, JAPAN, 2005-present.
Director, 2008-2012; Councilor, 2012-2014.
Japanese Association for Science Communication (JASC), Tokyo, JAPAN, 2013-present.
Director, 2013-2014; Auditor, 2016-present.
Japanese Cognitive Science Society (JCSS), Tokyo, JAPAN, 1991-present.
Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education (JSiSE), Tokyo, JAPAN, 2005- present.
TED TALKS and OTHERS:
An Encouragement of RIKEJO-ish Life | Noyuri Mima | TEDxSapporo 2014
A Design of Future Learning | Mima Noyuri | TEDxKids@Tokyo 2011



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