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Design Thinking: Oh… Here Goes Another Buzzword!

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To some, Design Thinking is nothing but a buzzword. But to many others who have experienced Design Thinking and…

Communication as an Essential Skill

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Have you ever been in a meeting where communication is not required? Or sit for an examination with no…

Yuto Ogawa: Providing High-Level Hospitality in a “Home Away from Home”

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Yuto Ogawa (YO) is "nakai" (concierge and total service operator) at Yumeya. Hidden away in a lush of green…

Serban Georgescu: Architecting the Japanese Experience in Romania

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15 years ago, Romania, a country situated at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, was on its road…

Victor Zemangi: Taking Energy Efficiency Research to the Next Level

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As more and more regions in the world are taking their path towards economic growth and development by means of…

Satu Lipponen: Building the Organization of the Future

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Business incubators help organizations seek and nurture new business ideas and bridge the gap between discovery and success. For…

Studying In Japan: Balancing between Education and Life

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The Nagaoka Review sat with Frank Perera, a first year student at the Nagaoka University of Technology (NUT) in…

Blanc Blanc Gastropub: Gastronomic Purity at the Heart of Tsuruoka City

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A trendy gastropub serving Western cuisine and some of the best, affordable wines has found its home in Tsuruoka…
Yukina Kitahara

Yukina Kitahara: Engineering the Future of Food Tech

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Born in the city of Nagaoka, Yukina Kitahara (YK) was inspired by her hometown’s specialization in food and beverage…

AirBox: Collaborative Success in Monitoring Air Quality

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In the tech-driven world spurred by the advent of COVID-19, people are warming up to the idea of social…
Juan Padron

Juan Padron’s Gentle Robot: A Geriatric’s Dream

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Japan has, for many years, been a leader in technology and innovation in the fields of electronics and automotive.…

Opportunities for Students in the “New Normal” Workforce

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With drastic changes to the working environment, students are increasingly worried about the future of work and how they…

Authors

Ana Damaschin

Senior Researcher, The Nagaoka Review

Lecturer, Nagaoka University of Technology

James Redmond Chua

Editor-in-Chief, The Nagaoka Review

Lecturer, Nagaoka University of Technology and Executive Project Manager, Japan Creative Enterprise

Michelle Lim

Editor-in-Chief, The Nagaoka Review

Lecturer, Nagaoka University of Technology and Creative Consultant, Japan Creative Enterprise

Tudor Tomos

Senior Researcher, The Nagaoka Review

Lecturer, Nagaoka University of Technology

Bianca Yamaguchi

Bianca Yamaguchi

Senior Researcher, The Nagaoka Review

CEO, Zero Waste Japan

Thought Leaders

Anthony Swartz

Sr. Technical Sales Engineer, Murata Electronics

Prof. Angela Hondru

Angela Hondru

Japonologist and Professor, Hyperion University

Anne Stenros

Lecturer, Nagaoka University of Technology

Dev Glover NR Homepage

Dev Glover

Digital Entrepreneur, Author, and Speaker

Fumiaki Tajiri

Fumiaki Tajiri

Founder & CEO, Worldvoice Communications Inc.

President, LIKEART RESOURCES and Lecturer, Nagaoka University of Technology

Keita Sugiyama

Global Business Services Consultant, IBM

Kiyoshi Ohishi

Kiyoshi Ohishi

Vice President, Nagaoka University of Technology

Nobuhiko Azuma

Nobuhiko Azuma

President, Nagaoka University of Technology

Tetsuya Kaida

Founder & CLO, Nagaoka University of Technology Idea Lab

Zohrab Chong

Founder & CEO, Enablerz Consulting & Solutions