HOSHI Takehiko

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HOSHI Takehiko
Kindai University
Job title
Ph.D.(Chiba University), Master of Horticulture(Chiba University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2005
Mar 2012
Professor, School of High-Technology for Human Welfare, Tokai University
Apr 1996
Mar 2005
Associate Professor, School of High-Technology for Human Welfare, Tokai University
Apr 1991
Mar 1996
Lecturer, School of High-Technology for Human Welfare, Tokai University
Jul 1989
Mar 1991
Assistant Professor, Tokai University
R & D Technology Institute,
Central Research Institute of Electric Power
Tokai Univ., Research Assistant
Industry, Research Staff


Graduate School, Division of National Science and Technology, Chiba University
Faculty of Horticulture, Chiba University

Published Papers

Takehiko HOSHI, Kenta UEDA, Yoshihiro TAKIKAWA, Takaya AZUMA
Environmental Control in Biology   56(4) 149-155   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
A low-cost spectrometer, featuring a micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS) sensor, was designed and manufactured using digital fabrication techniques. The spectrometer was morphed into a zelkova leaf-shaped case using a three-dimensional printer...
Ken-ichiro YASUBA, Hidehito KUROSAKI, Takehiko HOSHI, Takashi OKAYASU, Yoshiyuki TANAKA, Tanjuro GOTO, Yuichi YOSHIDA
Environmental Control in Biology   56(3) 107-112   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
A program library for use on open-source hardware was developed in order to construct a low-cost environmental control system for greenhouses. The library facilitated the development of environmental sensing and control devices that conform to the...
Takehiko Hoshi, Ken-Ichiro Yasuba, Hideto Kurosaki and Takashi Okayasu
Automation in Agriculture - Securing Food Supplies for Future Generations   107-123   Mar 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
A low-cost and flexible system for environmental measurement and control in greenhouses based on decentralized autonomous technics, Ubiquitous Environment Control System (UECS), was proposed in 2004. The UECS is composed of autonomous nodes as the...
Takehiko HOSHI, Ken-ichiro YASUBA and Hideto KUROSAKI
Shokubutsu Kankyou Kougaku   28(4) 163-171   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
One powerful solution to improve the productivity of protected horticultural facilities is environmental control. Greenhouse equipment using information and communication technology (ICT) has been implemented in environmental control systems. From...
Andri Prima Nugroho, Takashi Okayasu, Masafumi Horimoto, Daisaku Arita, Takehiko Hoshi, Hidehito Kurosaki, Ken-ichiro Yasuba, Eiji Inoue, Yasumaru Hirai, Muneshi Mitsuoka, Lilik Sutiarso
Agricultural Information Research   25(3) 86-95   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
The monitoring node is one of the most important system components in the remote and automatic measurement of environmental information. Simplicity, flexibility, and affordability are critical in agricultural applications. The objective of this st...


施設と園芸   (164) 12-16   Jan 2014   [Invited]
HOSHI Takehiko
技術と普及   50(12) 53-53   Dec 2013   [Invited]
HOSHI Takehiko
計測と制御 = Journal of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers   52(8) 690-695   Aug 2013   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

HOSHI Takehiko (Part:Joint Editor, 施設園芸・植物工場のスマート化 pp.170-171)
農林統計出版   Aug 2014   ISBN:978-4-89732-299-5
HOSHI Takehiko (Part:Joint Editor, 8章先端的計測・IT関係 pp.158-175)
筑波書房   Sep 2012   ISBN:978-4-8119-0408-5
Industrial of Agriculture(韓国語版)
HOSHI Takehiko (Part:Contributor, 施設園芸の高度化を目指すユビキタス環境制御システム pp.68-75)
RGB press   Apr 2011   ISBN:978-89-963431-7-2
HOSHI Takehiko (Part:Contributor, 第6章 U化的環境控制系統)
豊年社   Feb 2011   ISBN:978-957-9157-49-0
HOSHI Takehiko (Part:Contributor, 第6章 普及环境控制系統)
中国農業出版社   Aug 2010   ISBN:978-7-109-13705-9

Conference Activities & Talks

Investigation of communication networking protocol for UECS using IM920 and its validity
Nayeen Al Amin, Takashi Okayasu, Masafumi Horimoto, Takehiko Hoshi, Eiji Inoue, Yasumaru Hirai, Muneshi Mitsuoka
JSAI annual congress in 2018   17 May 2018   
Discussions to introduce UECS to middle or small-scale greenhouses in Kanagawa pref.
A. Kitabatake, R. Tamura, Y. Masuda, T. Matsumura, H. Matsuda, T. Takiguchi, A. Takada, A. Koizumi, M. Kimura, A. Matsuyoshi, K. Takebayashi, T. Hoshi, Y. Takikawa
JSAI annual congress in 2018   17 May 2018   
Demonstration experiment of strawberry hydroponic cultivation of DAS based multi-environmental control system by arduino low-cost UECS
T. Hoshi, Y. Takikawa, M. Sakamoto, Y. Toita, K. Kobayashi, K. Yasuba, Y. Yoshida, T. Goto, H. Kurosaki, T. Okayasu
JSAI annual congress in 2018   17 May 2018   
Upgrading of control logic development tool for UECS
Hideto Kurosaki, Hiroyasu Toita, Kazuharu Kobayashi, Takehiko Hoshi
JSAI annual congress in 2018   17 May 2018   
Developmet of Arduino compatible MPU circuit board for UECS
Hideto Kurosaki, Takehiko Hoshi, Ken-ichiro Yasuba, Hiroyasu Toita
JSAI annual congress in 2018   17 May 2018   


Study on closed type transplant factory for practical use
Development of database and model cooperation systems

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): SAKAE SHIBUSAWA
A scheme of agro-wisdom robot system involves three main requirements: model of decision making process, data category to be used for decision in agro-information database and communication functions of agricultural robot system. The decision maki...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): teruaki NANSEKI
The objective of this research is to systematize useful findings on constructing a system to develop human resources to become the foundation for the next-generation of agricultural management reform from an interdisciplinary and international per...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Takehiko HOSHI
To aim informatization and highly-development of the protected horticultural production, development of application software supporting crop production in the greenhouse that was installed a ubiquitous environmental control system was studied. Inf...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2002 - 2004    Investigator(s): Takehiko HOSHI
A method for effectively collecting, expressing, and disclosing information on the plant production process was proposed. To advance the computerization of plant production, all information related to a plant production was unified as a standard X...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 2000 - 2002    Investigator(s): Toyoki KOZA
Our research showed that the closed transplant production system with artificial light and controlled environments is suitable for commercially producing high quality transplants in a reduced time period with reduced resource and environmental pol...