Professor Itsubo presentation

Norihiro Itsubo

Norihiro Itsubo

Tokyo City University (formerly Musashi Institute of Technology) Dean and Professor of the Faculty of Environment.
Born on February 21, 1970. Graduated from the University of Tokyo (Graduate School of Engineering) in 1998 with a Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng.). After his graduation, he was involved in the national LCA project initiated by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to developed a Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) method. Since 2001, he has been engaged in the development of the environmental impact assessment method LIME (updated later as LIME2 and LIME3), which the first roots were established during his stay at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) between 2001 and 2005. He later joined Tokyo City University in 2005 as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Environment and earned the academic title of Professor in 2013.

Affiliation Tokyo City University, Faculty of Environment, Department of Environmental Management
Degree D.Eng Tokyo University 1998


1998 Graduation from the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering
Join the Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry (JEMAI) as a LCA researcher
2001 Join the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, LCA Development Department
2003 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Head of LCA Method Research Team
2005 Join Tokyo City University as an Associate Professor
2011 Tokyo City University, Head of the Research Center for Environmental Impact Assessment
2013 Tokyo City University, Earn the academic title of Professor

Subjects Taught

Undergraduate School Information Literacy (1st Grade)/LCA analysis (2nd Grade)/ Eco-material (1st Grade, 2nd Grade)
Graduate School Life-Cycle Impact Assessment Theory



  • Norihiro Itsubo : Japan LCA Society, Achievement Award, March 2011
  • Masaharu Motoshita, Norihiro Itsubo, Atsushi Inaba: Environmental Information Science, Academic Paper Encouragement Award, November 2005
  • Norihiro Itsubo, Industrial Environment Management Association, 2004 Excellent Paper, September 26, 2004
  • Norihiro Itsubo, Japan Reliability Society Encouragement Prize, Japan Reliability Society, May 23, 2003

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