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公益社団法人 日本工学アカデミー



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Phone: 03-6811-0586
〒101-0064 東京都千代田区神田猿楽町二丁目7番3号 HKパークビルⅢ 2F


About EAJ

Voluntarily, Independently, and Internationally

・Established in 1987, Incorporated in 1998
・Elected as a CAETS member in 1990
・Changed to a Public Interest Incorporated Association in 2013

The Engineering Academy of Japan Inc. (EAJ) is composed of leading experts from academia, industry, and government institutions who possess a wide range of knowledge and have made outstanding contributions in engineering and technological sciences, and closely related fields.

Basic Policy of EAJ

Engineer the Future Society for Human Security and Well-being

・Make Policy Recommendations
・Exchange Ideas Internationally
・Foster Next Generation Leaders
・Cultivate Engineering Literacy of People
・Get Together and Co-Create


Japanese Members: 823

Foreign Associates: 50
Other Academy Members: 15
Non-Japanese Residents: 35

Corporate Members: 49

As of August 24, 2023


**Specialties // Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Informatics / Chemical & Materials Engineering / Building & Civil Engineering / Resources & Energy Engineering / Physics / Life Science (Healthiness) / Socio-economics, Policy Science / Trans-disciplinary Sections **

Board of Directors 2023
President Kobayashi, Yoshimitsu
Deputy President Hishida, Koichi
Vice President Anzai, Yuichiro / Kawai, Maki / Kishimoto, Kikuo
Senior Executive Director Shiroishi, Yoshihiro
Executive Director Morimoto, Koichi / Mutsu, Tetsuya
Director Amano, Reiko / Emura, Katsumi / Hirao, Akiko / Ishikawa, Ken-ichi / Kamimoto, Masayuki / Kasahara, Hironori / Kawai, Tomoji / Kobayashi, Shinichi / Koyama, Tamami / Kuramochi, Takao / Kusumi, Harushige / Masuda, Takao / Murakami, Masato / Nagasaja, Tetsuya / Nakayama, Tomohiro / Nameki, Yuko / Yasuura, Hiroto
Auditor Tsuji, Atsuko / Hayashi, Hideki
Supreme Advisor Yoshikawa, Hiroyuki / Komiyama, Hiroshi
President Emeritus Abé, Hiroyuki
Adviser Aoyama, Hiroyuki / Hori, Yukio / Ikeda, Shunsuke / Kamiyama, Shinichi / Kamon, Masashi / Koizumi, Hideaki / Kyuma, Kazuo / Matsumoto, Yoichiro / Matsuo, Tomonori / Mitsui, Tsuneo / Miyagi, Mitsunobu / Nagano, Hiroshi / Nakanishi, M, Tomoko / Taneichi, Takeshi / Taniguchi, Isao
Distinguished Fellow
Harayama, Yuko
As of June 2, 2023


Engineer the Future

5th EAJ Forum Roles of Engineering in the Future – January 14, 2022

Keynote lectures by prominent members and guest speakers were organized just after EAJ Annual Meeting to discuss the cutting edge of engineering and the relationship with society.

EAJ-Corporate Members Dialogue

EAJ regularly reviews its activities through exchange of opinions mainly with affiliate companies to strengthen cooperation.


(Date) (Main Events in 2019)
2019.02.18 Human Resource Development Committee Symposium “The Role of University Doctoral Courses for Developing Leaders in Japan” A lecture by former Minister of Education Yoshimasa Hayashi and panel discussions by experts.
2019.03.09 EAJ “Science for Policy Making” Project
2019.10.07 The 9th Academy of Engineering President’s Meeting at STS Forum 2019
2020.11.30 23rd Symposium of East-Asia Round Table Meeting (EA-RTM)
2020.12.09 First Dialogue Meeting between Policy Makers and Scientists
2021.05.06 Future Urban Design to Promote Achievement of the SDGs through STI
2021.11.29/26 The Appeal of Starting a Business and Establishing a Business to the Next Innovator
2022.05.06 Symposium on Innovation and Diversity
2022.06.24 Frontiers of Engineering Japan
2022.09.16 EAJ Official Side Event at TICAD8 : Let’s Work Together Hand-in-Hand with Africa and Japan for Achieving SDGs by Science/Technology/Innovation(STI)


Policy Proposal

As a unique non-governmental engineering academy, EAJ, can propose authentic third opinions for all the parties concerned.

Dialogue between Policy Makers and Scientists.

2020.12.09 1st Meeting
Science, Technology and Innovation in the Post-COVID-19 Era
2022.05.17 4th Meeting
Co-creation for Developing Inclusive STEM Education and Research Environment
(Date) (Title)
2020.02.11 AEPM Kyoto Statement 2019
Research and Development aiming for Continual Emergence of Innovation toward Human Security and Well-being
2020.11.13 Manufacturing in the Era of the Digital Transformation
2020.11.13 Sustainable Biomass in Asia
2021.02.08 Strategic Promotion of Marine Research
2021.02.08 Science, Technology and Innovation toward Future Society and Advanced Engineering Education
2021.05.13 Mobilizing Science, Technology and Innovation for the Post-COVID Era
2021.05.19 Emergency Recommendation 2021 – Strengthening Support for Graduate Students in the Doctoral Program
2022.11.08 STI Roadmap to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals - The Road to 2050
2022.02.08 Trends in the Scientific and Technological Development of Human-Machine Symbiosis for a Post-COVID-19 Society” Progress Report
2022.08.25 Promoting STI (Science, Technology and Innovation) for SDGs in Africa - 11 Policy Recommendations from the Engineering Academy of Japan
Major Destination of Policy Proposals
  • lPolicy Proposals are addressed to a variety of relevant organizations in the government, academia and industry.
  • lWe attach great importance to the discussions with the ministers in charge of science, technology and innovation, for implementation of policy proposals.


– June 2017 –
Minister TSURUHO in the Cabinet Office (center),President ABE (right)
– May 2019 –
Minister SHIBAYAMA of MEXT (center),President ABE (left)
– May 2021 –
Minister INOUE in the Cabinet Office (right),President KOBAYASHI (left)
– May 2021 –
Minister HAGIUDA of MEXT (center),President KOBAYASHI (left)
Inter-academy Collaboration

Inter-academy Meetings

(International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences)

2018.09 Montevideo “Sustainable Development of Agroforestry Systems”
2019.06 Stockholm “Next 100 Years”
2020.10 Seoul “Engineering a Better World – Smart Society”
2021.09 Buenos Aires “The Future of Energy”
2022.09 Paris “Engineering a better world – Breakthrough Technologies for Healthcare”

(East Asia Round Table Meeting of Academies of Engineering)

19th 2016.09, Fukuoka “Advanced Maintenance”
20th 2017.09, Busan “Smart City”
21st 2018.10, Hangzhou “New Generation of AI”
22nd 2019.12, Osaka “Medicine-Engineering Collaboration”
23nd 2020.11, Seoul “Smart Entertainment”-online
24th 2021.10 China “Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)”
25th 2022.11 Tokyo “Prevention and Mitigation of Disasters as Climate Change Adaptation”

(Academy of Engineering Presidents’ Meeting)

9th 2019.10 Kyoto “EAJ Urgent Proposal 2019”
10th 2021.10 Online “Impact of COVID-19 on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy”
11th 2022.10 Kyoto “Future-Oriented Engineering Education”


Multi-disciplinary Programs for Fostering Young Leaders

(Japan America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium) by NAE-JST-EAJ

13th 2016.08, Irvine
14th 2018.06, Tsukuba
15th 2021.06, Online
16th 2023.07, Tokyo

(Australia-Japan Emerging Research Leaders Exchange Program) 2009-2017 by ATSE-JSPS-EAJ
The Joint Symposium of ERLEP Trans-Disciplinary Forum by ATSE-EAJ

1st 2017.12, Fukuoka
2nd 2018.12, Melbourne
3rd 2019.10, Sapporo
4th 2024 TBD


Regional Activity

-Contribute to regional development
-Local activities for EAJ members
-Nation-wide distribution of EAJ members and activities

Challenges for Human Resource Development

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