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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Division of Public Policy
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Economics and Policy Studies of Innovation and Technological Change(University of Maastricht, The Netherlands), M.S. in Chemical Engineering(California Institute of Technology, U.S.), B.E. in Chemical Engineering(University of Tokyo, Japan)
Other affiliation
Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), University College London, United KingdomThe University of Tokyo Graduate School of Public PolicyTokyo Institute of Technology
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YARIME Masaru is Associate Professor at the Division of Public Policy in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He also has appointments of Honorary Reader at the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) in University College London, Visiting Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy in the University of Tokyo, and Visiting Associate Professor at the School of Environment and Society in the Tokyo Institute of Technology, He has been awarded Abe Fellowship by the United States Social Science Research Council.

His research interests focus on public policy, corporate strategy, and institutional design for promoting science, technology, and innovation for sustainability. For the past years he has been engaged in research and educational activities from interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary perspectives, with an intention to understand the complex interface between engineering and social sciences and the dynamic interactions between technology and institutions in creating sustainability innovation. He is particularly interested in exploring the structure, functions, and evolution of knowledge systems involving various stakeholders in society. He has many experiences of cooperation and collaboration with key stakeholders in academia, industry, government, and civil society in Japan, Europe, and North America as well as in emerging countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, which has been contributing to analyzing and implementing innovations addressing multifaceted, inter-dependent sustainability challenges.

He contributes to many international initiatives, including the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative on Environmental Risk Integration in Sovereign Credit Analysis, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol Technical Working Group on GHG Risk Management, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III (Mitigation of Climate Change) Fifth Assessment Report, and the Expert Group on Catalogue of Policy Support Tools and Methodologies of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Currently he is serving on the editorial board of international journals, including Sustainability Science, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, and Frontiers in Energy Research – Energy Systems and Policy.

He received B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tokyo, M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, and Ph.D. in Economics and Policy Studies of Innovation and Technological Change from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. His previous appointments include Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). He was Visiting Professor at Groupe de Recherche en Économie Théorique et Appliquée (GREThA) of the University of Bordeaux IV in France and the Department of Science and Technology Studies of the University of Malaya in Malaysia and Visiting Scholar at the School of Public Policy in the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute.

Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2018
Associate Professor, Division of Public Policy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
May 2014
Honorary Reader, Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), University College London
Jan 2017
Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
Dec 2015
Mar 2019
Visiting Scholar, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute
Jan 2017
Aug 2018
Associate Professor, School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong
Apr 2013
Jan 2017
Project Associate Professor, Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance (STIG), Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo
Apr 2006
Mar 2013
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
Apr 2005
Mar 2006
Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology
Oct 2001
Mar 2005
Research Associate, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology

Awards & Honors

Abe Fellow, Abe Fellowship Program, United States Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
Winner: Masaru Yarime

Published Papers

Amanda Ahl, Mika Goto, Masaru Yarime
Sustainability Science      Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Karen Akerlof, Chris Tyler, Sarah Elizabeth Foxen, Erin Heath, Marga Gual Soler, Alessandro Allegra, Emily T. Cloyd, John A. Hird, Selena M. Nelson, Christina T. Nguyen, Cameryn J. Gonnella, Liam A. Berigan, Carlos R. Abeledo, Tamara Adel Al-Yakoub, Harris Francis Andoh, Laura dos Santos Boeira, Pieter van Boheemen, Paul Cairney, Robert Cook-Deegan, Gavin Costigan, Meghnath Dhimal, Mart{\'{\i}}n Hern{á}n Di Marco, Donatus Dube, Abiodun Egbetokun, Jauad El Kharraz, Liliana Estrada Galindo, Mark W. J. Ferguson, Jos{é} Franco, Zach Graves, Emily Hayter, Alma Cristal Hern{á}ndez-Mondrag{ó}n, Abbi D. Hobbs, Kerry L. Holden, Carel IJsselmuiden, Ayodele Samuel Jegede, Snezana B. Krstic, Jean-Marie Mbonyintwali, Sisay Derso Mengesha, Tomas Michalek, Hiroshi Nagano, Michael Nentwich, Ali Nouri, Peter Dithan Ntale, Olusegun M. Ogundele, Jude Tochukwu Omenma, Louis-Fran{ç}ois Pau, Jon M. Peha, Elizabeth M. Prescott, Irene Ramos-Vielba, Raimundo Roberts, Paul A. Sandifer, Marc Albert Saner, Edmond Sanganyado, Maruf Sanni, Orlando Santill{á}n, Deborah D. Stine, Miron L. Straf, Peter Tangney, Carla-Leanne Washbourne, Wim Winderickx, Masaru Yarime
Palgrave Communications   5(1)    Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Vivek Anand Asokan, Masaru Yarime, Motoharu Onuki
Ecological Economics   160 240   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Amanda Ahl, Masaru Yarime, Kenji Tanaka, and Daishi Segawa
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews   107 200-211   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Tantiwechwuttikul Ranaporn Masaru YarimeKohzo Ito
Asian Research Policy   86(2019) 77-86   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Tantiwechwuttikul, Ranaporn, Masaru Yarime, and Kohzo Ito, "Innovation System of Solar Photovoltaics in Thailand," Asian Research Policy, 10, 77-86 (2019).
Ali Kharrazi, Tomohiro Akiyama, Masaru Yarime
Encyclopedia of Sustainability and Higher Education      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Kharrazi, Ali, Tomohiro Akiyama, and Masaru Yarime, "Resilience Thinking and Sustainable Development," in Walter Leal Filho, ed., Encyclopedia of Sustainability and Higher Education, Berlin: Springer, forthcoming.
Tantiwechwuttikul Ranaporn, Masaru Yarime
Handbook of Green Finance: Energy Security and Sustainable Development      Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Tantiwechwuttikul, Ranaporn, and Masaru Yarime, "Financing Solar Photovoltaic Transitions: From Utility to Residential Market Adoption in Emerging Economies," in Jeffrey Sachs, Woo Wing Thye, Naoyuki Yoshino, and Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, eds., Ha...
Masaru Yarime, Aitong Li
Global Policy   9(S3) 35-41   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Yarime, Masaru, and Aitong Li, "Facilitating International Cooperation on Air Pollution in East Asia: Fragmentation of the Epistemic Communities," Global Policy, forthcoming.
Kobashi Takuro, Masaru Yarime
Energy Procedia      2019   [Refereed]
Kobashi, Takuro, and Masaru Yarime, "Techno-Economic Assessment of the Residential Photovoltaic Systems Integrated with Electric Vehicles: A Case Study of Japanese Households towards 2030," Energy Procedia, forthcoming.
Yarime MasaruMartin Karlsson
Innovation Systems, Policy and Management   417(2018) 394-417   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Yarime, Masaru, and Martin Karlsson, "Examining Technological Innovation Systems of Smart Cities: The Case of Japan and Implications for Public Policy and Institutional Design," in Jorge Niosi, ed., Innovation Systems, Policy and Management, Cambr...
Masaru Yarime
Environment Systems and Decisions      Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Roland W. Scholz, Masaru Yarime, Hideaki Shiroyama
Sustainability Science      Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Amanda Ahl, Johanna Eklund, Per Lundqvist, Masaru Yarime
Journal of Cleaner Production   175 50   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Small-scale woody biomass energy systems have an inherent ability to aid in emissions reduction while stimulating local economies and, as collective energy systems, are strongly connected to supply chain design based on local conditions and stakeh...
Shakila Pathirana, Masaru Yarime
Journal of Cleaner Production   178 247   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
The energy cost contributes to a significant percentage of the total operational cost of the apparel industry. The energy cost of Sri Lanka, which is higher compared to most of the competitors, hence would make the country less price-competitive. ...
Masaru Yarime
Sustainability Science   12(6) 881-885   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Masahiro Sato, Ali Kharrazi, Hirofumi Nakayama, Steven Kraines, Masaru Yarime
Energy Policy   105 41   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Gregory Trencher, Masafumi Nagao, Chiahsin Chen, Kentaro Ichiki, Tobai Sadayoshi, Mariko Kinai, Mio Kamitani, Shojiro Nakamura, Aiko Yamauchi, Masaru Yarime
Sustainability   9(4) 594   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Nyberg R.A, Yarime M.
Research in the Sociology of Organizations   50 253-279   2017   [Refereed]
Gregory Trencher, Vanesa Castan Broto, Tomoko Takagi, Zoe Sprigings, Yuko Nishida, Masaru Yarime
Environmental Science and Policy   66 353   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Gregory Trencher, Daniel Rosenberg Daneri, Kes McCormick, Toru Terada, John Petersen, Masaru Yarime, Bernadett Kiss
Engaging Stakeholders in Education for Sustainable Development at University Level   191   2016   [Refereed]
Masahiro Sato, Ali Kharrazi, Hirofumi Nakayama, Steven Kraines, Masaru YARIME
Global Environmental Research   19(2) 187   2016   [Refereed]
Yoko Mochizuki, Masaru YARIME
Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development   11   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Asia-Pacific Tech Monitor   32(2) 15   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Clarvis Margot Hill, Bohensky Erin, Yarime Masaru
Sustainability   7(7) 9048-9066   2015   [Refereed]
Kharrazi Ali, Kraines Steven, Rovenskaya Elena, Avtar Ram, Iwata Shuichi, Yarime Masaru
Journal of Industrial Ecology   19(5) 805-813   2015   [Refereed]
Kharrazi Ali, Sato Masahiro, Yarime Masaru, Nakayama Hirofumi, Yu Yadong, Kraines Steven
Energy Policy   87 455-464   2015   [Refereed]
Huang W, Cui S, Yarime M, Hashimoto S, Managi S.
Environmental Technology and Innovation   4 62-72   2015   [Refereed]
Trencher Gregory, Terada Toru, Yarime Masaru
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability   16 56-63   2015   [Refereed]
Yarime M.
Japan: The Precarious Future   213-235   2015   [Refereed]
Hideaki Shiroyama, Makiko Matsuo, Masaru YARIME
Global Environmental Research   19(1) 67   2015   [Refereed]
Karlsson M, Yarime M.
International Journal of Sustainability Policy and Practice   10(1) 17-27   2015   [Refereed]
Gregory Trencher, Xuemei Bai, James Evans, Kes McCormick, Masaru Yarime
Global Environmental Change   28 153-165   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Emmanuel Mutisya, Masaru YARIME
African Journal of Sustainable Development   4(1) 1   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Kharrazi Ali, Kraines Steven, Hoang Lan, Yarime Masaru
Ecological Indicators   37 81-89   2014   [Refereed]
Trencher Gregory, Yarime Masaru, McCormick Kes B, Doll Christopher N. H, Kraines Steven B.
Science and Public Policy   41(2) 151-179   2014   [Refereed]
Yarime M, Carliell-Marquet C, Hellums D.T, Kalmykova Y, Lang D.J, Bao Le Q, Malley D, Morf L.S, Matsubae K, Matsuo M, Ohtake H, Omlin A.P, Petzet S, Scholz R.W, Shiroyama H, Ulrich A.E, Watts P.
Sustainable Phosphorus Management: A Global Transdisciplinary Roadmap   247-274   2014   [Refereed]
Mutisya Emmanuel, Yarime Masaru
Sustainability Science   9(2) 205-215   2014   [Refereed]
Kharrazi A, Yarime M, Trencher G.
WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment   181 543-550   2014   [Refereed]
Shakai gijutsu kenkyuu rombunshuu   11(0) 108   2014   [Refereed]
Catarina Pessanha Gomes, Masaru Yarime
Sustainable Luxury: Managing Social and Environmental Performance in Iconic Brands   130   2014   [Refereed]
Margot Hill Clarvis, Martin Halle, Ivo Mulder, Masaru Yarime
Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment   4(2) 147   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Masaru Yarime
Sustainability Science: A Multidisciplinary Approach   98   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Trencher Gregory P, Yarime Masaru, Kharrazi Ali
Journal of Cleaner Production   50 40-55   2013   [Refereed]
Kudo Shogo, Yarime Masaru
Sustainability Science   8(4) 491-513   2013   [Refereed]
Kharrazi Ali, Rovenskaya Elena, Fath Brian D, Yarime Masaru, Kraines Steven
Ecological Economics   90 177-186   2013   [Refereed]
M. Yarime, Y. Tanaka
Journal of Education for Sustainable Development   6(1) 63   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Yarime Masaru, Trencher Gregory, Mino Takashi, Scholz Roland W, Olsson Lennart, Ness Barry, Frantzeskaki Niki, Rotmans Jan
Sustainability Science   7 101-113   2012   [Refereed]
Shiroyama Hideaki, Yarime Masaru, Matsuo Makiko, Schroeder Heike, Scholz Roland, Ulrich Andrea E.
Sustainability Science   7 45-55   2012   [Refereed]
Pohl Hans, Yarime Masaru
Technological Forecasting and Social Change   79(8) 1431-1446   2012   [Refereed]
Ali Kharrazi, Yarime Masaru
Procedia Environmental Sciences   13 1663   2012   [Refereed]
Wiek Arnim, Farioli Francesca, Fukushi Kensuke, Yarime Masaru
Sustainability Science   7 1-4   2012   [Refereed]
Carla Alvial-Palavicino, Masaru YARIME
Engaging with Environmental Justice: Governance, Education and Citizenship   189   2011   [Refereed]
Jupesta J, Boer R, Parayil G, Harayama Y, Yarime M, De Oliveira J.A.P, Subramanian S.M.
Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions   1(2) 187-191   2011   [Refereed]
Baba Y, Yarime M, Shichijo N.
International Journal of Innovation Management   14(2) 201-219   2010   [Refereed]
Dijk Marc, Yarime Masaru
Technological Forecasting and Social Change   77(8) 1371-1390   2010   [Refereed]
Yarime Masaru, Takeda Yoshiyuki, Kajikawa Yuya
Sustainability Science   5(1) 115-125   2010   [Refereed]
Yarime M.
Nanotechnology Perceptions   6(3) 143-153   2010   [Refereed]
Yarime M.
2009 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, ISSST '09 in Cooperation with 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, ISTAS      2009   [Refereed]
Yarime M.
2009 Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, ACSIP 2009      2009   [Refereed]
Journal of Japan Society of Information and Knowledge   18(3) 249-259   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Yarime M, Takeda Y, Kajikawa Y.
PICMET: Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology, Proceedings   174-180   2008   [Refereed]
Yarime M.
2007 Atlanta Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, ACSTIP      2008   [Refereed]
Mari Jibu, Masaru YARIME, Takanori Miyake, Kayano Fukuda, Takashi Nakagawa, Yuko Harayama
Asia-Pacific Tech Monitor   (September-October) 17   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
Masaru YARIME, Yasunori Baba
Coevolution of OS Standards and Community Networks in Japan   55(9) 776   2005   [Refereed]
Yasunori Baba, Masaru Yarime, Hiroyuki Hatashima
International Journal of Innovation Management   01(01) 89   Mar 1997   [Refereed]
Yarime M, Tsutsumi A, Sasaki A, Charinpanitkul T, Matsumura Y, Yoshida K.
Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu   21(1) 132-136   Jan 1995   [Refereed]


Masaru Yarime
Science Trends      Jan 2018   [Invited]
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Ohtake, Hisao, Kazuyo Matsubae, and Masaru Yarime
Global Environmental Research   19(1) 1   2015   [Invited]
Yarime, Masaru
Future Earth: Research for Global Sustainability   October 16   2014   [Invited]
Trencher, Gregory, and Masaru Yarime
Our World 2.0   May 23    2012   [Invited]
Mutisya, Emmanuel, and Masaru Yarime
Our World 2.0   July 25    2011   [Invited]
McIntosh, Malcolm, Vesselin Popovski, and Masaru Yarime
Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal   2(2) 189-191   2011   [Invited]
Jibu, Mari, Masaru Yarime, Yuko Harayama, Kayano Fukuda, Takanori Miyake, and Takashi Nakagawa
Optronics   26(8) 134-138   Aug 2007   [Invited]
Jibu, Mari, Masaru Yarime, Takanori Miyake, Kayano Fukuda, Takashi Nakagawa, and Yuko Harayama
Asia Pacific Tech Monitor   (September-October) 17-23   2007   [Invited]
Yarime Masaru
Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology   1 368-386   Dec 2006
This study examined how collaboration networks are formed among university, industry and the public sector and work for the creation of innovation, analyzing the case of the development of lead-free solders in the electric and electronic industry ...

Books etc

Japanese Smart Cities and Communities within the Framework of Society 5.0
Barrett, Brendan, Andrew DeWit, and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Hyung Min Kim, Soheil Sabri, and Anthony Kent, eds., Smart Cities for Technological and Social Innovation)
Elsevier   May 2020   
Facilitating Innovation for Smart Cities: The Role of Public Policies in Japan
YARIME Masaru (Part:Joint Work, Yu-Min Joo and Teck-Boon Tan, eds., Smart Cities in Asia: Governing Development in the Era of Hyper-Connectivity)
Elsevier   Mar 2020   
Financing Solar Photovoltaic Transitions: From Utility to Residential Market Adoption in Emerging Economies
Ranaporn Tantiwechwuttikul and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Jeffrey Sachs, Woo Wing Thye, Naoyuki Yoshino, and Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, eds., Handbook of Green Finance: Energy Security and Sustainable Development)
Springer and Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)   Jul 2019   
Resilience Thinking and Sustainable Development
Kharrazi, Ali, Tomohiro Akiyama, and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Walter Leal Filho, ed., Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education)
Springer   Jan 2019   
Solar Photovoltaic Market Adoption: Dilemma of Technological Exploitation vs Technological Exploration
Tantiwechwuttikul, Ranaporn, and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Allen H. Hu, Mitsutaka Matsumoto, Tsai Chi Kuo, and Shana Smith, eds., Technologies and Eco-innovation towards Sustainability II)
Springer   Jan 2019   
Demonstrating Innovation on Smart Cities: Japan’s Experience and Implications for the Belt and Road Initiative
Masaru Yarime, Nobuyuki Sakai (Part:Joint Work, Stephen W. K. Chiu, ed., Economic and Financial Cooperation: Hong Kong and the World under the Belt and Road Initiative)
Springer   2019   
Examining Technological Innovation Systems of Smart Cities: The Case of Japan and Implications for Public Policy and Institutional Design
Masaru Yarime, Martin Karlsson (Part:Joint Work, Jorge Niosi, ed., Innovation Policy, Systems and Management)
Cambridge University Press   Jul 2018   
Integrated Solutions to Complex Problems: Transforming Japanese Science and Technology
Yarime, Masaru (Part:Joint Work, Frank Baldwin and Anne Allison, eds., Japan: The Precarious Future)
New York: New York University Press   2015   
Education for Sustainable Development and Sustainability Science: Re-purposing Higher Education and Research
Mochizuki, Yoko, and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Matthias Barth, Gerd Michelsen, Marco Rieckmann, and Ian Thomas, eds., Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development)
London: Routledge   2015   
Understanding the Environment as a Complex Natural-Social System: Challenges and Opportunities for Public Policies
Yarime, Masaru, and Ali Kharrazi (Part:Joint Work, Bernardo Alves Furtado, Patrícia A. M. Sakowski, and Marina H. Tóvolli, eds., Modeling Complex Systems for Public Policies)
Brasilia: Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), Secretariat of Strategic Affairs of the Presidency of the Republic, Federal Government of Brazil   2015   
Why Natural Capital Receives Increasing Attention
Yarime, Masaru (Part:Joint Work, Research Group on Natural Capital, ed., Introduction to Natural Capital: Challenges to National Governments, Local Communities, and Private Enterprises)
Tokyo: NTT Press   2015   
Dissipation and Recycling: What Losses, What Dissipation Impacts, and What Recycling Options?
Yarime, Masaru, Cynthia Carliell-Marquet, Deborah T. Hellums, Yuliya Kalmykova, Daniel J. Lang, Quang Bao Le, Dianne Malley, Kazuyo Matsubae, Makiko Matsuo, Hisao Ohtake, Alan Omlin, Sebastian Petzet, Roland W. Scholz, Hideaki Shiroyama, Andrea E. Ulrich, and Paul Watts (Part:Joint Work, Roland W. Scholz, Amit H. Roy, Fridolin S. Brand, Debbie Hellums, and Andrea Ulrich, eds., Sustainable Phosphorus Management: A Transdisciplinary Roadmap)
Dordrecht: Springer   2014   
Diversity of Human Capital as a Driver for Corporate Responsibility Engagement: The Case of the Luxury Industry
Gomes, Catarina, and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Miguel Angel Gardetti and Ana Laura Torres, eds., Sustainable Luxury: Managing Social and Environmental Performance in Iconic Brands)
Sheffield, United Kingdom: Greenleaf Publishing   2014   
Sustainability Innovation through Stakeholder Collaboration: Platform Creation and Social Experimentation
Yarime, Masaru (Part:Joint Work, Kazuhiro Ueta and Minoru Shimamoto, eds., Green Innovation)
Tokyo: Chuo Keizai-sha   2014   
Green Innovation in Developing Countries: Rural Electrification with Renewable Energy and Green Microfinance
Kamimura, Yasuhiro, and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Kazuhiro Ueta and Minoru Shimamoto, eds., Green Innovation)
Tokyo: Chuo Keizai-sha   2014   
The Electrification of Automobility: The Bumpy Ride of Electric Vehicles towards Regime Transition
Orsato, Renato J., Marc Dijk, Rene Kemp, and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Frank Geels, Rene Kemp, Geoff Dudley, and Glenn Lyons, eds., Automobility in Transition? A Socio-Technical Analysis of Sustainable Transport, 205-228)
London: Routledge   2012   
Challenges and Opportunities in Sustainability Science: A Perspective Based on Research and Educational Experiences
Yarime, Masaru (Part:Joint Work, Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI), ed., Higher Education in the World 4: Higher Education Committed to Sustainability - From Understanding to Action, 254-258)
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan   2011   
University Appraisal for Diversity, Innovation and Change towards Sustainable Development: Can it be done?
Fadeeva, Zinaida, Laima Galkute, Heila Lotz-Sisitka, Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Miguel Chakon, Masaru Yarime, and Goolam Mohamedbhai (Part:Joint Work, Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI), ed., Higher Education in the World 4: Higher Education Committed to Sustainability - From Understanding to Action, 308-313)
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan   2011   
Sharing and Shaping Perceptions: Dialogues with Expertise in the Deployment of Renewable Energy Technologies
Alvial-Palavicino, Carla, and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Matthew Cotton and Bernardo Heisler Motta, eds., Engaging with Environmental Justice: Governance, Education and Citizenship, 189-200)
Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press   2011   
Exploring Sustainability Science: Knowledge, Institutions, and Innovation
Yarime, Masaru (Part:Joint Work, Kazuhiko Takeuchi, ed., Sustainability Science, Volume 1, 98-111)
Tokyo: United Nations University Press   2011   
From End-of-Pipe Technology to Clean Technology: Environmental Policy and Technological Change in the Chlor-Alkali Industry in Japan and Europe
Yarime, Masaru
Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag   2009   
The Strategies of the Japanese Auto Industry in Developing Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Yarime, Masaru, Hideaki Shiroyama, and Yusuke Kuroki (Part:Joint Work, Lynn Mytelka and Grant Boyle, eds., Making Choices about Hydrogen: Transport Issues for Developing Countries, 187-212)
Tokyo: United Nations University Press; and Ottawa: IDRC Press   2008   
Innovation on Clean Technology through Environmental Policy: Emergence of the Ion Exchange Membrane Process in the Japanese Chlor-Alkali Industry
Yarime, Masaru (Part:Joint Work, Saeed Parto and Brent Herbert-Copley, eds., Industrial Innovation and Environmental Regulation: Developing Workable Solutions,174-199)
Ottawa: IDRC Press; and Tokyo: United Nations University Press   2007   
A Contribution to Innovation through Close University-Industry Collaboration: An Analysis of Human Resource Development in Firms
Baba, Yasunori, and Masaru Yarime (Part:Joint Work, Yasunori Baba and Akira Goto, eds., Empirical Research on University-Industry Collaboration, 65-95)
Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press   2007   
A New Form of University-Industry Collaboration for Coping with Global Environmental Issues: A Comparative Analysis of Technological Change and Institutional Formation in Japan, Europe, and the United States
Yarime, Masaru, and Yasunori Baba (Part:Joint Work, Yasunori Baba and Akira Goto, eds., Empirical Research on University-Industry Collaboration, 129-162)
Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press   2007   
Public-Private Partnership in Science and Technology in Japan: A Case of Materials Innovation
Yarime, Masaru (Part:Joint Work, Hajime Yamada, ed., Science and Technology Policy in Europe, the United States and Japan, 65-101)
Tokyo: NTT Publishing   2006   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
Project Year: 2006 - 2009    Investigator(s): Masaru YARIME
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2005 - 2007    Investigator(s): Yasunori BABA
The research contributes to the literature on both U-I collaborations and organizational knowledge creation by examining how academia and industry interact with each other in the Japanese advanced materials sector. What types of collaborations, by...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2002 - 2005    Investigator(s): Akira GOTO
We investigated university-industry linkage from various angles using the national innovation systems approach as our analytic framework.First, we conducted a survey of Engineering, Medical and Pharmaceutical professors and associate professors at...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2002 - 2003    Investigator(s): Yasunori BABA
Now, utilization of modularization of product and service is aimed for the realization of the cost saving product development. Modularization enables reuse of parts and components and results in a series of scale economies. In order to benefit fro...


Sep 1995
Sep 2001
MERIT-UNU/INTECH Ph.D. Programme in Economics and Policy Studies of Innovation and Technological Change, Maastricht University
Sep 1993
Jun 1995
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Apr 1989
Mar 1993
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tokyo