International Faculty

ふりがな しもむら やすひこ
Name 下村 康彦 Yasuhiko Shimomura
BINUS ASO School of Engineering

Automotive and Robotics Engineering

Deputy Head of Program

He graduated from Aso College of Automotive Engineering and Technology

After graduation, he worked as a service engineer for 21 years at Fukuoka Toyota Motor Co., Ltd.,

He then joined Aso College of Automotive Engineering and Technology for one year and then moved to Okinawa to worked at a vocational school in Okinawa for seven years.

He came back to Aso College of Automotive Engineering and Technology again from 2017, and then in 2019 he is assigned to teach in BINUS ASO School of Engineering.

He obtained some of the highest qualification in the automotive industry:

ニ級ガソリン自動車整備士 (Second Class Gasoline Car Mechanic)
ニ級ジーゼル自動車整備士 (Second Class Diesel Car Mechanic)
トヨタ検定1級 (Toyota skill test level)
自動車検査員資格 (Automotive inspector qualification)
トヨタサービス業務認定A級 (Toyota Operational Certified A grade)
一級小型自動車整備士 (First class small car mechanic)
トヨタサービスエスティメーション2級 (Second-class Toyota Service Estimation)
アーク溶接特別教育終了 (Arc welding special education)

 

He is passionate in bringing out the talent of his students in the field of automotive engineering and technology.


Mr. Takao Itoh

Competencies

Product Design Engineering with extensive experiences and competencies as practitioners in several countries. Currently, Takao Itoh is teaching in Product Design Engineering (PDE) Program in Binus ASo School of Engineering (BASE), Bina Nusantara University, Tangerang, Indonesia.

He is teaching courses of Expression Technique and Industrial Design. To some extent,

He is very passionate toward students,  that is reflected in his interactions with students in particular in Binus Aso School of Engineering (BASE), Bina Nusantara University, Tangerang.

Award

Grand prize of Hitachi President design prize [Cassette tape Recorder:TRQ-340]

Grand prize of Hitachi President design prize [Radio Cassette tape Recorder:TRK-1280]

Grand prize of Hitachi President design prize [Radio Cassette tape Recorder:TRK-5050]

Prize for machine industry design [JR West Series 500 Shinkansen train]

Prize for machine industry design [Electron microscope H-7500]

Prize for machine industry design [Magnetic Resonance Imaging AIRIS] MRI

A lot of Good Design prizes receiving a prize

International Conference on Project Management (ProMAC2011) Paper Certification [Universal Design Integrated into Software Development]

 

Job Experiences

2018 – Now

Binus Aso School of Engineering (BASE), Bina Nusantara University, Tangerang, Indonesia

As lecturer in Product Design Engineering (PDE) Program in BASE.

2013 – 2017

Hideki & Loy Enterprise Sdn Bhd, Penang, Malaysia.

As Penang Branch Manager

2010 – 2013

Hitachi Design Center, Dusserldorf Office, Germany.

As General Manager, In this position, Mr. Takao Itoh collaborates with European Design Office, in producing Neumesiter Design, known as Internationally reputated Train Design Senior member of Hitachi Government & Public Corporation System Engineering, Ltd.

  • Technical paper
  • Technical education and personnel training for younger staff members.

1999 – 2009

  • Department manager of Hitachi Government & Public Corporation System Engineering, Ltd.
  • Website implementation and Web system development for Government and Public market.
  • Research and development of usability and accessibility for Website and Web system.

2001 – 2004

  • Establishment of Universalcom Ltd. (Subsidiary Company of Hitachi-GP)
  • Director and COO of Universalcom Ltd.
  • Company management and Business Operation.
  • Website implementation and Web system development for Government and Public market.

1992 – 1998

  • Department manager of Design Center Hitachi Ltd.
  • Project and Business management.
  • Product Planning of consumer electronics. (Audio and Visual Product)
  • Product Planning of Computer, Train, Medical Equipments, elevators and many others.

1985 – 1991

  • Establishment of the Hitachi Design Centre Europe in Germany and branch office in Milan.
  • General Manager of Hitachi Design Center Europe Ltd.
  • Project and Business management.
  • Collaboration with famous European designer for Computer and High-Speed Train Project.

1968 – 1984

  • Project Leader of Design Center Hitachi Ltd.
  • Product Planning of consumer electronics. (Audio and Visual Product)

1973 (JAN – JUL) 

  • Marketing research of consumer electronics product in the United States.
  • Stationed in Hitachi Sales Corporation of America. (New York)

1968

  • Kanagawa prefectural Kanagawa Industrial and Technical High School

2010, October

  • Certification of Technical paper.
  • “Universal Design Integrated into Software Development”
  • The Host Organizer : The Society of Project Management.