Hajime Sasaki

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Name
Hajime Sasaki
Nickname
hajime.sasaki
E-mail
sasakiifi.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Research funding number
40584199
ORCID ID
0000-0003-0026-4076

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
 - 
2017
Department of Technology Management for Innovation, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
 
2006
 - 
2008
Department of Management of Technology, Graduate school of Innovation Management, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Mar 2019
Associate Professor, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
 
2009
 - 
Mar 2018
Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
 

Published Papers

 
Inter-domain Linking of Problems in Science and Technology Through a Bibliometric Approach
Hajime Sasaki, Satoru Yamamoto, Amarsanaa Agchbayar, Nyamaa Enkhbayasgalan and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of PICMET2019 (Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)      Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Science and technology activities are recognized as problem-solving activities. Most solutions are created by tackling problems with previous knowledge, not only in an academic context but also in an industrial context. Scientific papers and paten...
Cross-domain Linkage of Problems and Solutions: A Case Study in Computer Science
Hajime Sasaki, Satoru Yamamoto, Amarsanaa Agchbayar, Nyamaa Enkhbayasgalan
6th Annual International Conference on Library and Information Science      Jul 2019   [Refereed]
The local transactional structure based estimationof inter-rm relationships which mediates industrial modules
Kohei Kanda, Hajime Sasaki, Hiroko Yamano and Ichiro Sakata
   Jun 2019
Co-word Analysis to Detect Possible Combinations for Composite Materials
Chika Fujisue, Hajime Sasaki, Hiroko Yamano and Ichiro Sakata,
Proceedings of PICMET2018 (Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)      Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Identifying Resembling and Competing Restaurants by Comparing Latent Topics in Yelp Reviews
Masayuki Irie, Hajime Sasaki and Ichiro Sakata
電子情報通信学会「言語理解とコミュニケーション(NLC)」情報処理学会「知能システム(ICS)」合同研究会      Jul 2018
Detecting potential composite materials using literature-based discovery of academic papers: meso-level analysis
Chika Fujisue, Hajime Sasaki, Hiroko Yamano and Ichiro Sakata,
Proceedings of IAMOT2018 (International Conference for Management of Technology)      Apr 2018   [Refereed]
構造変化を伴う知識領域におけるイノベーション・マネジメントのための予測手法に関する研究
Hajime Sasaki
Ph.D. thesis; Department of Technology Management for Innovation, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo      Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Hajime Sasaki and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of PICMET2017 (Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)      Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Supply chains are viewed as networks of both goods and services, and knowledge and information. Their knowledge will be potential resources for new business relationship with hidden partners; however, many companies find it difficult to develop ne...
Hiroko Yamano, Hajime Sasaki and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of PICMET2017(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)      Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Many industrial transaction networks were destroyed or restructured after the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011. Some companies went bankrupt, but most survived the disaster. It was crucial for companies, especially those with business relations...
Taro Oka, Hajime Sasaki and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of PICMET2017(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)      Jul 2017   [Refereed]
The recent volatility of business environment has increased the importance of firms that could foster innovation and influence other firms to bring competitive advantage to their surrounding regions. Therefore, it is becoming increasingly importan...
Makito Kobayashi, Hajime Sasaki, Junichiro Mori and Ichiro Sakata
The 31st Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, 2017      May 2017
Many factors that affect the growth of companies have been found, but existing studies are analyzing them from individual factors. Also, research focusing on inter-company relationships that are thought to have a major impact on growth and analyzi...
Hajime Sasaki, Tadayoshi Hara and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of PICMET2016(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)   2636-2644   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Nanocarbon materials made from graphite are used in diverse applications as semiconductors, fuel cells, optical devices, and structural materials because of their excellent mechanical, electrical, and thermal characteristics. Numerous papers are p...
Hiroko Yamano, Hajime Sasaki and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of PICMET2016(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)   3129-3136   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Regenerative medicine, especially in the area related to biomaterials, is a rapidly advancing interdisciplinary field. Although there are many possibilities in applying materials and technologies in the treatment of different organs, little is qua...
Hajime Sasaki, Liu Zhidong and Ichiro Sakata
International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy   12(1) 84-102   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Hydropower has superior storage capacity and speedy response to meet sudden fluctuations in electricity demand. According to a recent estimate by International Energy Agency (IEA), its generation capacity could double by 2050. Nevertheless, no gre...
Tanunya Visessonchok, Masahiro Sugiyama, Hajime Sasaki and Ichiro Sakata
International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy   12(1) 2-19   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Energy efficiency in Thailand remains low despite the escalating energy consumption. Moreover, Thailand's energy security situation is risky and unsustainable due to its large proportion of energy import and heavy dependency on natural gas for ele...
Hajime Sasaki, Ichiro Sakata, Weerin Wangjiraniran and Sengprasong Phrakonkham
Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems   3(3) 269-281   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Because of the rapid growth of energy demand in developing countries, policies for energy efficiency are receiving increasing attention. Although energy efficiency standards and labeling (EES&L) is a standard policy tool in many countries, some de...
Hajime Sasaki, Tadayoshi Hara and Ichiro Sakata
Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems   4(4) 418-429   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
The number of research papers related to solar cells field is increasing rapidly. It is hard to grasp research trends and to identify emerging research issues because of exponential growth of publications, and the field’s subdivided knowledge stru...
Identifying Embryonic Researches in Renewable Energy Fields using a Scientometric Approach: Case Study of the Solar Cell Field
Hajime Sasaki, Tadayoshi Hara, Takeshi Sakaki, Junichiro Mori and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of SDEWES2015 (Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems)   976-1-976-12   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Research and development related to solar cells is attracting mounting attention in the academic world. The number of related research papers is increasing rapidly, making it quite difficult to get an appropriate perception of these papers, restri...
Off-grid electrification scenarios for rural electrification in Myanmar
Hajime Sasaki, Masayuki Seino, Nobuo Hashimoto and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of SDEWES2015 (Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems)      Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Myanmar is expected to improve its energy access rapidly. Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) has set a goal of ensuring modern energy services for all countries. Myanmar has all the characteristics of a country that can benefit greatly from the p...
Hajime Sasaki, Ichiro Sakata and Yuya Kajikawa
Proceedings of PICMET2015(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)   2434-2443   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Some R&D projects generated from technological seeds produce potential applications in other fields. In many industries, huge amounts of public investment are spent continuously over long periods. Advanced technology with high levels of technology...
Detecting knowledge transitions between science and technology for forecasting growing fields
Hajime Sasaki, Yuya Kajikawa and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of INFORMS2014(The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Annual Meeting)      Dec 2014
The purpose of this research is to suggest a methodology for identifying promising fields by grasping dynamic transition between science and technology. We extracted 50,913 academic papers and 63,972 patent gazettes with "solar cell" as search que...
Ken Hayashima, Haruki Sawamura, Ichiro Sakata, Yoichiro Matsumoto and Hajime Sasaki
Proceedings of IEEM2014 (Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management)   1066-1070   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
These days, we are seeing increasing demand for accurate measurement of the effectiveness of policies. However, it has been difficult to measure the effectiveness of policies accurately, because of the limited number of methods, which include inte...
Tanunya Visessonchok, Hajime Sasaki and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of PICMET2014(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)   620-631   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Energy efficiency in Thailand remains low despite the escalating energy consumption. Moreover, Thailand's energy security situation is risky and unsustainable due to its large proportion of energy import and heavy dependency on natural gas for ele...
Zhidong Liu, Hajime Sasaki and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of PICMET2014(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)   3572-3579   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Hydropower, with characteristics of superior storage capacity and speedy response, can meet sudden fluctuations electricity demand. And its generation capacity could be doubled by 2050 according to IEA's recent estimation. Besides, hydropower does...
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki, Masahiro Hashimoto and Keiko Kayukawa
Proceedings of PICMET2014(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)   1009-1016   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
A significant structural change in the pattern of economic development in Asian countries has been observed in recent years. In this situation, the existing studies on development economics, political science and innovation research cannot suffici...
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki, Masanori Akiyama, Yuriko Sawatani, Naoki Shibata and Yuya Kajikawa
Technological Forecasting and Social Change   80(6) 1085-1093   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
The concept of service innovation is significant for innovation strategy and economic growth. However, since the term "service innovation" represents a broad sense, there does not exist common understanding about what is service innovation even am...
Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Forecasting Model in the Capital of Lao PDR
Hajime Sasaki, Kensuke Yamaguchi, Weerin Wangjiraniran and Sengprasong Phrakonkham
Proceedings of SDEWES2013 (Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems)      Jul 2013   [Refereed]
The rapid growth of energy demand in developing countries is a dramatic global dynamic, driven by economic growth, increased industrialization and rising standards of living. Although Energy Efficient Standards and Labeling (EES&L) for energy-cons...
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki, Hiroko Nakamura and Yuya Kajikawa
Journal of Energy and Power Engineering   7 480-490   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Clean energy is the most promising technology for sustainable growth. The development of clean energy requires a considerable amount of R & D (research & development) expenditure and various core technologies, and therefore, international research...
Ichiro Sakata and Hajime Sasaki
Natural Resources   4(1A) 134-141   Mar 2013   [Refereed][Invited]
A significant structural change in the pattern of economic development in Asian economies has been observed in recent years. We have seen many cases in which the Asian economies became the center of the world-wide production in an extremely short ...
Ichiro Sakata and Hajime Sasaki
Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems   1(3) 187-198   2013   [Refereed][Invited]
Modern technology is increasingly complex and demands an ever-widening range of knowledge and skills. No single country will possess all the knowledge and skills required for addressing global issues such as climate change. Technology collaboratio...
Hajime Sasaki, Kensuke Yamaguchi, Go Yoshizawa, Ichiro Sakata and Hideaki Shiroyama
Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems   1(3) 172-186   2013   [Refereed][Invited]
Climate change, pollution, and energy insecurity are among the greatest problems of our time. These problems are no longer issues in particular countries but international issues. Several framework conventions on these issues are now in place thro...
Ichiro Sakata and Hajime Sasaki
Proceedings of IEEM2012 (Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management)   2038-2042   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
A significant structural change in the pattern of economic development in Asian countries has been observed in recent years. In this paper we analyzed their scientific catch-up status using scientific papers on solar cells to clarify the structura...
Hajime Sasaki, Yuya Kajikawa, Ichiro Sakata and Vitavin Ittipanuvat
Proceedings of PICMET2012(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)   975-991   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
R&D projects sometimes generate technological seeds which have application potentiality in unintended field. Examples can be seen in defense, aerospace and nuclear power industries. In these industries, huge amount of public investment is continuo...
Focus on Boundaries of Industrial Network of Kanto in Japan
Hajime Sasaki, Ichiro Sakata and Yuya Kajikawa
Proceedings of ISPIM2012 (International Society for Professional Innovation Management)      Jun 2012   [Refereed]
In some countries regional cluster policies are recognized as important policy to form effective knowledge networks. On the other hand, the methodology to evaluate these network structures is still under development. This paper clarifies that scop...
Scope of Multilayered Network for Regional Cluster Policy in Japan
Hajime Sasaki, Ichiro Sakata and Yuya Kajikawa
Proceedings of IAMOT2012 (International Conference for Management of Technology)      Mar 2012   [Refereed]
In Japan, regional cluster policies are recognized as intensive policy to form effective knowledge networks. These Network research has been deemed an effective method for the development of new policies and policy evaluation. The purpose of this ...
METHODOLOGY FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN IPR RESEARCH FIELD
Ichiro Sakata and Hajime Sasaki
Proceedings of IAMOT2012 (International Conference for Management of Technology)      Mar 2012   [Refereed]
The intellectual property system centering on patents when viewed globally is undergoing a far-reaching revolution. In response to such situation, there is an expectation of applying the results of academic patents studies to the dynamic reformati...
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki and Yuya Kajikawa
Journal of Intellectual Property Association of Japan   8(2) 56-67   2012   [Refereed]
The global intellectual property system is currently being revolutionized by changes in innovation and the quantitative expansion in patenting. There is an expectation of applying the results of academic patents studies to the reformation of the i...
Hajime Sasaki, Go Yoshizawa, Hideaki Shiroyama, Ichiro Sakata and Kensuke Yamaguchi
Proceedings of SDEWES2012 (Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems)      2012   [Refereed]
Climate change, pollution, and energy insecurity are among the greatest problems of our time. These problems are no longer issues in particular countries but international issues. Several framework conventions on these issues are now in place thro...
Hajime Sasaki, Hajime Sasaki and Toshihiro Inoue
Proceedings of IEEM2011 (Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management)   1053-1057   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Climate change is a common global issue. Advanced technologies to tackle the problem are spread throughout the world. Among varies kind of energy sources, wind power and solar cell are the most promising technologies for green growth. This paper w...
Maps of international research collaboration in renewable energy
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki, Hiroko Nakamura and Yuya Kajikawa
Proceedings of SDEWES2011 (Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems)      Sep 2011   [Refereed]
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki, Masanori Akiyama, Yuriko Sawatani and Naoki Shibata
Proceedings of PICMET2011 (Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)      Sep 2011   [Refereed]
It is widely recognized that the concept of service innovation is significant for innovation strategy and economic growth. However, since the term “service innovation” represents a broad sense, there does not exist common understanding about what ...
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki, Naoki Shibata and Yuya Kajikawa
Proceedings of PICMET2011 (Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)      Aug 2011   [Refereed]
An innovation model providing a solution for climate change and sustainable economic growth is required. In this scenario, clean energy is the most promising technology. Their research requires a considerable amount of R&D expenditure and various ...
Hajime Sasaki, Yuya Kajikawa and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of PICMET2011(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)      Jul 2011   [Refereed]
In Japan, regional cluster policies are recognized as intensive projects to form effective knowledge networks. On the other hand, the methodology to evaluate these network structures is still under development. This paper clarifies that scope of t...
Geopolitical structures of international academic collaboration
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki, Kenzo Fujisue and Yuya Kajikawa
Proceedings of IAMOT2011 (International Conference for Management of Technology)      Apr 2011   [Refereed]
An innovation model providing a solution for global challenges and sustainable economic growth is required. These global challenges include climate change, aging, health, and food security. In this scenario, both renewable energy and service scien...
Detecting the valley of international academic collaboration in clean energy
Ichiro Sakata, Yuya Kajikawa, Hajime Sasaki, Kenzo Fujisue
DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERING   17 67-77   2011   [Refereed]
An innovation model providing a solution for climate change and sustainable economic growth is required. In this scenario, clean energy is one of the most promising technologies. Its research requires a considerable amount of R&D expenditure and v...
Systematic Identification of Academic Knowledge in Patent and Innovation Research
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki, Yuya Kajikawa, Kenzo Fujisue and Akira Morita
Proceedings of ICMSIE2010 (IEEE International Conference on Management Science and Information Engineering)      Dec 2010   [Refereed]
While the significance of innovation is on the increase in society and economy, it is a pressing issue to understand the field of intellectual property rights (IPR) panoramically; however, almost no such meta-structure in theory has been introduce...
Hajime Sasaki, Yuya Kajikawa, Kenzo Fujisue and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of IEEM2010 (Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management)   99-103   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
An innovation model providing a solution for climate change and sustainable economic growth is required. In this scenario, renewable energy is one of the most promising technologies. Its research -requires a considerable amount of R&D expenditure ...
Hiroko Nakamura, Hajime Sasaki, Naoki Shibata, Yuya Kajikawa, Ichiro Sakata and Shinji Suzuki
Proceedings of IEEM2010 (Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management)      Dec 2010   [Refereed]
Both the expansion of knowledge and the fragmentation of disciplines are causing delay in important development strategy decision in many promising industries. Policy makers and practitioners expect tools to structure the expanding knowledge and t...
The Meta Structure of International Research Alliances in Green Technology5th International Conference on Project Management
Hajime Sasaki, Ichiro Sakata and Yuya Kajikawa
Proceedings of ProMAC2010 (International Conference on Project Management)      Oct 2010   [Refereed]
At present, an innovation model that provides a solution for climate change and sustains economic growth is required. In this scenario, renewable energy is considered as one of the most promising technologies. No single country will possess all th...
The Structure of Regional Alliances in Nagano Prefecture -Implication for Regional Cluster Project-
Hajime Sasaki, Ichiro Sakata and Yuya Kajikawa
Proceedings of ProMAC2010 (International Conference on Project Management)      Oct 2010   [Refereed]
In Japan, national projects for forming regional clusters have been developed since 2001. In the national cluster policy it is widely recognized for intensive projects to form effective knowledge networks. On the other hand, the methodology to id...
Hajime Sasaki, Ichiro Sakata and Yuya Kajikawa
Proceedings of PICMET2010(Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology)      Jul 2010   [Refereed]
While the significance of innovation is on the increase in society and economy, it is a pressing issue to understand the field of intellectual property rights (IPR) panoramically; however, almost no such meta-structure in theory has been introduce...
Ichiro Sakata, Hajime Sasaki, Yuya Kajikawa, Masahiro Hashimoto and Akira Morita
Proceedings of ICMIT2010 (International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology)   754-759   Jun 2010   [Refereed]
The global intellectual property system is currently being revolutionized by changes in innovation and the quantitative expansion in patenting. There is an expectation of applying the results of academic patents studies to the reformation of the i...
A Patent Landscape of Distribution Service Innovation
Hajime Sasaki and Ichiro Sakata
Proceedings of IAMOT2010 (International Conference for Management of Technology)      Mar 2010   [Refereed]
The Purpose of this paper is to clarify that it is possible to extract main technological words and recent technological trends of service industry using the method of natural language processing analysis of patent. In recent years, the service in...
An academic landscape of world IPR research
   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
Scientometrics(Under review)
Scientometrics(Under review)      [Refereed]
Technovation (Under review)
Hajime Sasaki
Technovation(Under review)      [Refereed]
Supply Chain Forum: International journal(Under review)
Hajime Sasaki
Supply Chain Forum: International journal(Under review)      [Refereed]

Research Grants & Projects

 
Detection of Promising Science Fields and Knowledge Transition among the Heterogeneous Networks
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Hajime Sasaki
Science and Technology oriented countries have to invest intensively in science fields that will contribute as Innovation in future. The purpose of this research is to suggest a methodology for identifying promising fields to grasp dynamic transit...
Microsoft: 知的財産研究助成基金
Project Year: Sep 2012 - Aug 2013    Investigator(s): Hajime Sasaki

Conference Activities & Talks

 
知財データ、知財情報のサイエンス
Hajime Sasaki, Ayumu Nagai, Junichiro Mori, Satoru Yamamoto
日本知財学会第13回年次学術研究発表会企画セッション   6 Dec 2015   Intellectual Property Association of Japan
Hajime Sasaki
28 Nov 2015   Web Intelligence and Interaction
Yuya Kajikawa, Hajime Sasaki and Takeshi Sakaki
18 Oct 2014   
Yuya Kajikawa, Hajime Sasaki and Takeshi Sakaki
9 Apr 2014   
Innovation and open knowledge networks for Muography.
Hajime Sasaki
Muographer 2019 SDGs (Keynote speech)   
SDGsとデータ駆動型社会におけるデータセンターの未来社会
Hajime Sasaki

Awards & Honors

 
Apr 2013
Cloudless Spots for Solar Power Generation, 2nd Prize(in Japan local), Hornarable Mention(in Global), NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Winner: Cloudless Spots for Solar Power Generation
 
Under the world population is increasing and the energy resource is limited in nowadays. Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident in 2011, which made us to consider more effective renewal energy resources. Solar power is one of essential sustainable...