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Michitaka Kosaka Professor
School of Knowledge Science、Knowledge Management Area


Bachelor's and Master's Degree and Dr.Eng from Kyoto University in 1975,1977,1984,respectively


R&D management, Service Innovation, Integration of system engineering and knowledge science, System control theory(Estimation theory)

■Research Keywords

Research on KOSA(Knowledge science oriented systems approach) model for service innovation

■Research Interests

Education system for service innovation
Development of curriculum for service innovation based on the following 4 disciplines; knowledge science, informationscience, business science, and trabs-disciplinary science and technology and its application to Management of Service course in JAIST



  • Manufacturing Servitization in the Asia-Pacific,Wang, Jing, Kosaka, Michitaka, Xing, Ke,Springer,2016,414
  • A service value creation model and the role of ethnography, An Ethnography of Global Landscapes and Corridors,Michitaka Kosaka,Intech,2012,109-130
  • Progressive Trends in Knowledge and System-Based Science for Service Innovation,Michitaka Kosaka and Kunio Shirahada Ed.,IGI Global,2013

◇Published Papers

  • Reciprocal Value Co-Creation in Care Services: A Case Study of L’Arche Kananoie,Tetsuya Muramoto, Michitaka Kosaka,Information Engineering Express International Institute of Applied Informatics,Vol.3,No.2,p.35, 10,2017
  • A Collaboration-Based Spiral Model for Curriculum Development of Older Adult Education: A View from Service Science Perspective,Jinfang Cai, Michitaka Kosaka,International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science,8,2,p.27, 16,2017/2
  • Factors Influencing Co-creation between Professors and Students in Higher Education for Business Professionals,Dung Thuy Nguyen, Chinh Thi Kieu Nguyen, Cong Thanh Nguyen, Michitaka Kosaka,IEEJ-EISS,136,12,1726,2016

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◇Lectures and Presentations

  • he process of maximizing the co-created service value based on the Service field concept,Shuang Xu, Michitaka Kosaka,The 4th Asian Conference on Information systems (ACIS2015),Penang,,October 15-17, 2015
  • A Model of Idea Co-creation for Innovation,,Le Nguyen Dinh, Michitaka Kosaka,The 3rd Asian Conference on Information systems (ACIS2014),Nha Trang, Vietnam,Dec. 1-3, 2014
  • Managing the Process of Value Co-creation with Customers,,Nie Yong, Michitaka Koska,The 3rd Asian Conference on Information systems (ACIS2014), Nha Trang,Dec., 1-3, 2014

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■Extramural Activities

◇Academic Society Affiliations

  • Society for Serviceology,2012-
  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,Member,2009-
  • The Japan Society for Science Policy and Research Management,2008-

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◇Other Activities

  • The 4th Asian Conference on Information systems (ACIS2015),Honorary Chair,2015/10/15 - 2015/10/17
  • Society of Serviceology,大会委員長,2015/04/08 - 2015/04/09
  • JST CRDS,Editor of panoramic view of the systems science and technology field,2014/05/01 - 2015/03/31

■Academic Awards Received

  • IEEJ Fellow,Institute of Electrical Engineers in Japan,2011
  • SICE Fellow,The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers,2010