Gold Sponsor


Financial Supports

Supported by

  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan
  • Ministry of the Environment (MOE), Japan
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan

Past Symposiums


EcoDesign2015 publishes two proceedings:

- USB proceedings:

  • Delivered on the conference day
  • Delivered only to conference participants
  • Not peer review proceedings
  • Contains all the papers presented (both Proceedings papers and E-book papers (see “Call for papers” about Proceedings papers and E-book papers))
  • Does not have an ISBN

- E-book proceedings:

  • Published after the conference from Springer
  • Peer review proceedings
  • Contains only E-book papers that go through full paper peer reviews (see “Call for papers” about E-book papers)
  • Has an e-ISBN


Proceedings of EcoDesign2011 was published from Springer as an E-book. (EcoDesign2011 proceedings was not a peer-review proceedings.)

E-book Proceedings

The E-book Proceedings will be published from Springer in 2016. The title of the E-book is "Sustainability through innovation in product life cycle design". Of the submitted papers, 70 papers were accepted for publication as results of peer reviews. We thank all the authors who submitted their papers. Also we thank all the reviewers. The following EcoDesign2015 committee members kindly cooperated for the peer review.

By E-book Proceedings editors: M.Matsumoto (AIST), K.Masui (AIST), S.Fukushige (Osaka Univ.), S.Kondoh (AIST)

Review cooperators

  • Aoyama, Kazuhiro (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Boks, Casper (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
  • Chang, Hsiang-Tang (National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
  • Chen, Jahau L. (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
  • Hara, Keishiro (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Hayashi, Hidetaka (EcoDeNet, Japan)
  • Hiraoka, Hiroyuki (Chuo University, Japan)
  • Honda, Tomonori (AIST, Japan)
  • Hu, Allen H. (National Taipei Univ. of Tech., Taiwan)
  • Ijomah, Winifred (Univ. of Strathclyde, UK)
  • Inoue, Masahito (Meiji University, Japan)
  • Ishihara, Keiichi (Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Itoh, Yasushi (Fujitsu FIP, Corp., Japan)
  • Iwamoto, Takashi (Keio University, Japan)
  • Iwamoto, Toshihiko (Tokyo University of Information Science, Japan)
  • Kim, Hyung-chul (Ford Motors, USA)
  • Kim, Jong-min (Korea National Cleaner Production Center (KNCPC), Korea)
  • Kishita, Yusuke (AIST, Japan)
  • Kivikyto-Reponen, Paivi (VTT, Finland)
  • Kobayashi, Hideki (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Kobayashi, Masakazu (Toyota Technological Institute, Japan)
  • Kojima, Michikazu (Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Japan)
  • Komoto, Hitoshi (AIST, Japan)
  • Kuo, Tsai-Chi Robert (Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan)
  • Lee, Ki-ho (Korea National Cleaner Production Center (KNCPC), Korea)
  • Lindahl, Mattias (Linkoeping Univ., Sweden)
  • Lockton, Dan (Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, UK)
  • Mishima, Nozomu (Akita University, Japan)
  • Miyo, Masahiro (Fujitsu, Corp., Japan)
  • Mizuno, Yuji (the Institute of Appliled Energy, Japan)
  • Nakamura, Jiro (NTT Advanced Technology Corporation, Japan)
  • Namikawa, Osamu (Hitachi, Ltd., Japan)
  • Nishino, Nariaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Nonaka, Tomomi (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan)
  • Okamoto, Shinichi (Tokyo University of Information Science, Japan)
  • Oowada, Shuji (Waseda University, Japan)
  • Otmar, Deubzer (Fraunhofer IZM, Germany)
  • Otto, Harald E. (Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)
  • Palleroni, Sergio A. (Portland State Univ., USA)
  • Sakao, Tomohiko (Linkoeping Univ., Sweden)
  • Schoenung, Julie M. (UC Davis, USA)
  • Shih, Li-hsing (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
  • Smith, Shana S. (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
  • Song, Bin (Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), Singapore)
  • Sukkasi, Sittha (National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC), Thailand)
  • Sundin, Erik (Linkoeping Univ. Sweden)
  • Takata, Shozo (Waseda University, Japan)
  • Tanaka, Kenji (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Tasaki, Tomohiro (NIES, Japan)
  • Tokimatsu, Koji (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • Tsuda, Kazutoshi (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Tu, Jui-Che (National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
  • Uchida, Haruhisa (Tokai University, Japan)
  • Udomkichdecha, Werasak (MTEC, Thailand)
  • Ullah, Sharif (Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • Umeda, Yasushi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Uwasu, Michinori (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Wever, Renee (Delft Univ. of Tech., Netherland)
  • Yung, Winco (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)