Shigeru Kobayashi Professor

Shigeru Kobayashi

Shigeru Kobayashi explores a methodology for creating innovation by people with diverse skills, perspectives and experience by utilizing open source hardware and digital fabrication, and appropriate rules for intellectual property born in the process. He has served as general director of the “Ogaki Mini Maker Faire,” a maker movement festival held every other year since 2010.

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Research Field

  • Innovation Management
  • Interaction Design
  • Physical Computing

Academic Degree

  • PhD, 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

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