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Waseda University
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Job title
Doctor of Engineering(The University of Tokyo)
Research funding number

Research Areas



Department of Precision Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Precision Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Committee Memberships

CIRP (The International Academy for Production Engineering)  Editorial Committee
CIRP (The International Academy for Production Engineering)  Member of Council
ASTM International  Member of Editorial Board (Journal of Smart and Sustiainable Manufactueing Systems)

Published Papers

N. Kuboki, S. Takata
Procedia CIRP   80 512-517   2019   [Refereed]

With technological advances, our lives have become increasingly dependent on various facilities. It is important to detect deterioration or failure symptoms using inspection or monitoring devices for enabling preventive maintenance to ke...
K. Shigematsu, Y. Yamazaki, S. Kato, F. Kojima, S. Takata
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology   67 475-478   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Owing to increasing labor costs, manufacturing companies have placed importance on the
implementation of inexpensive automation systems, especially in developing countries. In response
to such requirements, we have proposed a lean automation syste...
Yasuhiko YAMAZAKI, Kenta SHIGEMATSU, Jiahua WENG, Fumio KOJIMA and Shozo TAKATA
Transactions of the JSME   84(862) p. 17-00533   2018   [Refereed]
Current production systems are required to stay up-to-date with the changing market conditions. To date, most conventional
flexible systems are dependent on human flexibility. However, the demand for flexible automation systems is increasing
Yamazaki, Y.; Shigematsu, K.; Kato, S.; Kojima, F.; Onari, H.; Takata, S.
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology      Jan 2017
© 2017.The production systems of today are required to meet changing market conditions. To date, most conventional flexible systems depend on human flexibility. However, the demand for flexible automation systems is increasing owing to rising labo...
Morimoto, Akihiro; Sato, Yusuke; Takata, Shozo
Procedia CIRP   61 293-298   Jan 2017
© 2017 The Authors.With the advancement of sensor and network technologies, condition-based maintenance (CBM) is applied to various industrial equipment. In particular, mechatronics systems are suitable for CBM because of the sensors equipped in t...


Y. Umeda, S. Takata, F. Kimura, T. Tomiyama, J.W.Sutherland, S. Kara, C. Herrmann, J.R.Duflou
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology   61(2) 681-702   2012
T. Sakai, S. Takata
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology   61(1) 21-24   2012
Analysis of Key Success Factors for Eco-Business Through Case Studies in Japan, Intl. journal of Automation Techonology
S. Kondoh, K. Kurakawa, S. Kato, Y. Umeda, S. Takata
International Journal of Automation Techonology   6(3) 275-280   2012
M.Tsutsui, S.Takata
Production Planning and Control   23(,Nos.2-3) 183-193   2012
Battery Life Cycle Management for Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems
T. Kawakami, S. Takata
Design for Innovative Value Towards a Sustainable Society Proc. of EcoDesign 2011,Springer   402-407   2011

Books etc

Computer-Aided Maintenance: Methodologies and Practices
J. Lee and B. Wang (eds.),S.Takata(Capter 10)
Springer US   1999   ISBN:978-1-4613-7421-3

Conference Activities & Talks

How to make use of IoT technologies for QCD Kaizen (improvement) activities [Invited]
S. Takata
9. Workshop: Technologies for ZERO DEFECT MANUFACTURING Strategy: from Measurements to Knowledge   Jun 2019   
Development of Life Cycle Simulation System as an Evaluation Platform of Integrated Circular Manufacturing Systems
Shozo Takata, Keisuke Suemasu,Masahiro Nakamura
EcoDePS 2018   Dec 2018   
A general Maintenance Framework for like Cycle Management of Artifacts [Invited]
S. Takata
The 19th EA-RTM Symposiun on "Advanced Maintenance"   Aug 2016   
A General Maintenance Framework for Utilizing Different Sector Maintenance Technologies [Invited]
Shozo Takata
World Engineering Conference and Convention 2015   Dec 2015   
Our daily lives are supported by various artifacts that require maintenance for maximum efficiency throughout their life cycles. Although maintenance is a universal problem for various artifacts, each sector such as infrastructure, transportation ...
Sep 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Design support system of environmentally benign product service businesses
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
The increasing seriousness of environmental problems is forcing manufacturing companies to make their businesses sustainable. Therefore, environmentally benign businesses based on the Product Service System (PSS) have gained attention recently, be...
New Product Modeling for Integrated Design Support through Total Product Life Cycle
Project Year: 2001 - 2001
Life Cycle Modeling and Evaluation
Project Year: 2000 - 2004
Project Year: 2000 - 2001
In circular type manufacturing systems, inner loop material circulation is more effective in terms of reduction of environmental impact and material and energy consumption. In this sense, part reuse is promising strategy especially for office auto...
Virtual Improvement for quick commissioning of Production Systems
Kaizen activities are important to improve productivity in the manual assembly operations. However, Kaizen after the production line has been put into operation could not bring about a significant improvement because of short product life cycles i...