Dr. KOHTAKE Naohiko is a Professor, Graduate School of System Design and Management, Keio University. After completing his studies at Keio University’s Graduate School of Science and Technology, He joined National Space Development Agency of Japan (now JAXA) in 1998, where he was engaged in R&D and launch efforts for the H-IIA launch vehicle project, as well as international cooperation projects for satellite initiatives and the International Space Station. He stayed at European Space Agency as a visiting researcher in 2007. He became an associate professor at Keio University in 2009 and assumed his current position in 2018. Specializes in the design and management of social technology systems. He is an Adjunct Professor of Asian Institute of Technology.