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Research Seminar by Dr Mihoko Hosojima

Date: 11 April 2019 (THU)

Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Venue: M802, Li Ka Shing Tower

Dr Mihoko Hosojima is an Associate Professor at International University of Japan, Center for Global Communications. Her academic background is Information Systems and Policy Design. She received her PhD from the Keio University's Graduate School of Media and Governance in Japan. She has studied effective ways of using Information Communication Technology in Japan's municipal governments. After the devastating Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, she conducted field research and designed information systems to enhance the handling of future and unexpected disasters, especially for municipalities which have to deliver disaster relief operations to their residents. She is also an affiliate of Keio University as a researcher. Currently she is working on the notion of resilience and how information systems can support this. Her works related to the earthquake won the Best paper award at ITU Kaleidoscope conference (2013) and HICSS (2016). Her works has also been published in IEEE communications magazine, IJISCRAM (International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management), Communications of AIS, and ICIS (International Conference on Information Systems).