Associate Professor , Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
Akane Matsumae is currently an Associate Professor of Social Innovation Design in Design Faculty at Kyushu University. She has also been a practitioner and an educator of relationship design in various disciplines; designing relationships among individuals or organizations, forming and facilitating autonomous clusters (2002-).
She received M.E. from Tokyo Institute of Technology (Titech), Juris Doctor from Kyushu University, and Ph.D. in Knowledge Science from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST). She served as a lecturer at Saga University and also as an invited visiting professor at Gdansk University of Technology (Poland).