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Chief Scientist Laboratories Research DX Foundation Team

Team Leader: Shuichi Onami (D.V.M., Ph.D.)

Koji  Ishibashi(D.Eng.)

Digital Transformation (DX) refers to the introduction of information technology to make comprehensive and innovative leaps forward, not just in the efficiency of work but in the nature of the work process itself, the nature of the organization, and even the culture of each field. To promote DX in science and technology research and development (research DX), we are collaborating with all RIKEN’s research centers to develop, introduce, operate, and provide technical support for technologies contributing to research DX.

Main Research Fields

  • Complex Systems

Related Research Fields

  • Engineering
  • Mathematical & Physical Sciences
  • Mathematical informatics
  • Intelligent informatics
  • Human interface and interaction


  • Digital Transformation
  • AI
  • Laboratory Automation
  • Data Science

Lab Members

Principal investigator

Shuichi Onami
Team Leader

Core members

Yusuke Azuma
Expert Technician
Takuma Kasai
Expert Technician
Takao Kitaguchi
Expert Technician
Masami Koike
Expert Technician
Teruhisa Komatsu
Expert Technician
Yohei Koyama
Expert Technician
Kazuhiro Sudo
Expert Technician
Yuhki Tada
Expert Technician
Jen-Chien Chang
Expert Technician
Noriko Horimoto
Expert Technician
Rie Murayama
Expert Technician

Contact Information

Room S505, Integrated Innovation Building,
6-7-1 Minatojima-minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0047, Japan
Tel: +81-(0)78-569-8842
Email: sonami [at] riken.jp