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).
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).
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)
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.
Prize for Excellence Research Paper of Logo, Laboratory of Industrial Engineering, Tokyo, JAPAN, 1988.
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.
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT
), Indiana, USA, 2018- present.
Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ
), Tokyo, JAPAN, 1993-present.
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.