About Us

Contact Information

HCD-Net Headquarter
Attn. JustStaff
Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0021, Japan
E-mail : secretariat@hcdnet.org

Secretary Member:

Haruhiko Urokohara
Atsushi Hasegawa
Rie Amano
Kyoko Saito
Miki Fujioka
 
Web Design: Concent Inc.

 

Overview of the organization

Overview of the organization.Memebers below.
  • General Meeting(General Members)
    • Board of Directors(Directors)
    • Board of councilors(Councilers)
    • Board of Statutory Auditors(Statutory Auditors)
    • International Advisory Board
      • Secretariat
      • Public Relation Department
  • President
  • Board of Managers
    • Research Department
      • Chief Chair
      • Vice Chair
      • Steering Committee
    • Education Department
      • Chief Chair
      • Vice Chair
      • Steering Committee
    • Diffusion Department
      • Chief Chair
      • Vice Chair
      • Steering Committee
    • Development Department
      • Chief Chair
      • Vice Chair
      • Steering Committee
    • Authentication Department
      • Chief Chair
      • Vice Chair
      • Steering Committee
    • International Department
      • Chief Chair
      • Vice Chair
      • Steering Committee

Board Members

Chief Director

Name Affiliation
Masaaki Kurosu Professor, The Open University of Japan, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
 

Director of Secretariat

Name Affiliation
Haruhiko Urokohara Representative Director, U'eyes Design Inc.
 

Deputy Chief Directors

Name Affiliation
Hideyuki Matsubara Canon Inc.
Seiji Hayakawa Ricoh Co., Ltd.
Kazuhiko Yamazaki Chiba Institute of Technology
 

Directors

Name Affiliation
Satoshi Asano Iwasaki Gakuen
Masaya Ando Chiba Institute of Technology
Jun Itoh Sony Inc.
Mitsuhiko Karashima Tokai University
Kentaro Go University of Yamanashi
Tadashi Kobayashi Aichi Institute of Technology
Akira Kondo Hitachi Intermedix Co., Ltd.
Toshikazu Shinohara Socio Media
Masaaki Takahashi Japan Technical Communicators Association
Atsushi Hasegawa Concent Inc.
Toshiki Yamaoka Wakayama University
Makoto Yamasaki Senior User Research Specialist, Adobe Systems Inc.
Rika Waida JVC KENWOOD Corporation
 

Statutory Auditors

Name Affiliation
Akira Okada Osaka City University
Ohiko Yagi Emeritus Professor

Secretariat

Name Affiliation
Haruhiko Urokohara U'eyes Design Inc.
Atsushi Hasegawa Concent, Inc.
Rie Amano  
Kyoko Saito  
Miki Fujioka Secretariat Inc.
Web Design Concent, Inc.

Councilors

Name Affiliation
Masako Itoh Tokiwa University
Akio Inui  
Takushi Imai Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
Makoto Okamoto Future University-Hakodate
Noriko Osaka Mitsue-Links Co., Ltd.
Yasuyoshi Onoue InterSoft Co., Ltd.
Hideaki Kasai NEC Software Hokkaido, Ltd.
Takashi Kato Kansai University
Katsuhiko Kushi Kyoto Institute of Technology
Hirokazu Kobayashi Japan Patent Office
Toru Koyama Kindai Kagaku Sha Co., Ltd.
Masaaki Sakai UI Design Institute
Satoshi Suzuki NTT Advanced Technology
Chika Sekine UDIT Inc.
Tetsuya Tarumoto Riyou Hinshitsu Labo
Mikio Tozaki Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Kimitake Hasuike Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Naotake Hirasawa Associate Professor, Otaru University of Commerce
Shoichi Hosoda Showa Women’s University
Sadao Horino Kanagawa University
Yasuhiro Horibe Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.
Yonosuke Miki Nissan Motor Co.,Ltd.
Sachi Mizobuchi Vocalage Inc./ University of Toronto.
Kiyotaka Morozumi Tohoku Institute of Technology
Koji Yanagida Kurashiki University of Science and The Arts
Toshio Yamamoto Future University-Hakodate
Xiangshi Ren Kochi University of Technology
Masayoshi Watanabe Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

(Japanese Alphabetical)

International Advisory Board

List of IAB members is shown in a separate page

Members of the HCD-Net

All of our members are keenly aware of the critical importance of usability in the process of developing products. Members are from various fields:

Planners, developers and manufacturers of products

System engineers & software programmers

Requirement engineers

User centered designers

User Interface designers

Interaction designers

Information architects

Technical writers

Usability engineers

Government officials

User service personnel

CEOs and Managers

Usability experts

Researchers and Educators affiliated with various research associations such as:

Human Interface Society, Japan
Ergonomics Society
Division of information design of Japanese Society for the Science of Design
Japanese Cognitive Science Society.