RESEARCH FUNDING

  • Team Member - Strategic Research Funding (2018)  - University of Aizu - 3,000,000 JPY.  Revitalization with English Language Education. 

  • Principal Investigator - Kakenhi Research Grant from MEXT (# 15K02723) (2015-2017). 3D Printing in Creative Factory Contexts for English Language Learning. Amount: 3,300,000 JPY.

  • Principal Investigator - CRF Research Grant (2015). Physical LEGO Design for Robots and 3D Printing in Creative Factory Contexts for English Language Learning. Amount: 100,000 JPY

  • Principal Investigator - CRF Research Grant (2014). Developing Usability Testing Facilities at the Technical Communication Laboratory, CLR for Usability Testing of English Learning Interfaces and Informational Websites. Amount: 576,000 JPY

  • University of Aizu Conference Organization Grant (2014) – Annual Technical Meeting sponsored by ACM Chapter on Elearning and Technical Communication. Amount: 400,000 JPY

  • Co-Investigator - Kakenhi Research Grant (#26350326) (2014–2016) (As a Co-Investigator with Prof. Brine as PI). Digital Storytelling for Computer Science Team Project Documentaries. Amount: 1,100,000 JPY (2014); 1,000,000 JPY (2015) and 1,100,000 JPY (2016)

  • University of Aizu Conference Organization Grant (2012) – Annual Technical Meeting sponsored by IEEE PCSJ. Amount: 650,000 JPY

  • Principal Investigator - JSPS Research Grant (2011) – (#223007) – Concept Map Design and Cognitive Models. Amount: 245,000 JPY

  • University of Aizu Conference Organization Grant (2011) – Annual Technical Meeting sponsored by ACM Chapter on Elearning and Technical Communication. Amount: 625,000 JPY

  • University of Aizu Conference Organization Grant (2010) – Annual Technical Meeting sponsored by ACM Chapter on Elearning and Technical Communication. Amount: 800,000 JPY

  • Principal Investigator - CRF Research Grant (2010) – Concept Map Design and Minimalist Textual Perspectives. Amount: 325,500 JPY

  • Kakenhi (JSPS) Research Grant – (#19800032) (2007-2009) – (As PI). Designing Screenshot affordances for Collaborative use of Open-source technologies: Research on Patterns of Technology Use. Amount: 1480,000 JPY

  • Kakenhi Research Grant – (#23501160) (2011-2013) - (As a Co-Investigator with Prof. Brine as PI).

  • Principal Investigator - CRF Research Grant (2008) - Study Completed: Business Communication and Learning Management System. Amount: 1100,000 JPY

  • Principal Investigator - CRF Research Grant (2007) - Study Completed: Designing Screenshot affordances for Software User Manuals. Amount: 840,000 JPY.

  • Intramural research grant from the University of North Texas – (2006). Study Completed; Project on Designing Spatial Orientation for Surgical Education (Principal Investigator). Amount: USD 5000.


  • Faculty Summer Research Grant from University of North Texas – (2006). Study Completed; Project on Outsourcing Design Project to India (Principal Investigator). Amount: USD 5000.

  • Modern Language Association Grant (2005). Amount: $300

  • Extramural research grant from Society of Technical Communication – (2004). Study Completed; Dissertation on Designing Surgical Instructions (Principal Investigator). Amount: USD 1000.