Kobayashi Shigeru Professor

Kobayashi Shigeru

He is exploring methods to create innovation through the collaboration of people with diverse skills, perspectives, and experiences utilizing open-source hardware and digital fabrication, and is seeking appropriate rules for handling intellectual property born in the process. He has written books on physical computing and prototyping and has been the general director of Ogaki Mini Maker Faire since 2010.


Teaching program

Master’s program , Doctoral Program

Research Field

  • Innovation Management
  • Interaction Design
  • Physical Computing

Academic Degree

  • Ph.D., Media Design, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design


1989.04 - 1993.03
Hiroshima University, Integrated Science Department, Integrated Science
2009.09 - 2012.08
Keio university Graduate School of Media Design, Media Design Course,Coursework completed without degree


1993.04 - 2004.06

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence

Information from IAMAS