Setsuya Kurahashi

Professor of Systems Management


Faculty of Business Sciences


He received his B.S. from the Open University in Japan, M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from University of Tsukuba, Japan, in 1994, 1997, and 2001, respectively. In 2006, he joined University of Tsukuba, where he is currently a Professor of Graduate School of Business Sciences. His research interests include social simulation, artificial intelligence and history. He is a member of IEEE, PAAA, ESSA, SICE (The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers), JSAI (the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence) and so on. He was a guest researcher of University of Surrey (UK) in 2009, and University of Groningen (The Netherlands) in 2009, 2015.

  • SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration (JCMSI), Editor
  • Social Simulation (Conference of the European Social Simulation Association), Scientific Committee
  • Artificial Intelligence of and for Business (AI-Biz) associated with JSAI International Symposia on AI, Workshop co-chair
  • KES-AMSTA (International KES Conference on Agents and Multi-agent Systems: Technologies and Applications), International Programme Committee

Research Area

  • Business Informatics
  • Social simulation
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Gaming & Simulation


  • Artificial Intelligence and Business Information Analysis (Master's Program in Business Administration)
  • Social Simulation (Master's Program in Business Administration)
  • Business Game (Master's Program in Business Administration)
  • Complex Systems (Doctoral Program in Business Administration)
  • Intelligent Information Systems (Doctoral Program in Business Administration)

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