University of Tokyo • Visiting Researcher

Yuri Takaya(-Umehara) is a visiting researcher at the University of Tokyo since April 2017. She was affiliated to the Kobe University to provide a course on space law to post-graduate students (2011-2017), served as a regional organizer for the Asia-Pacific Regional Round of the Manfred Lachs space Law Moot Court in 2012 and serves as a memorial judge since then. She chairs a working group on the formulation of global norms in space law organized by the Keio University since 2018. Her publications focus on legal aspects of military and commercial uses of outer space including space resources, cyber security and export control. She obtained her Ph.D. degree at the IDEST of Paris XI University in France, LL.M. at the Leiden University in the Netherlands. She is alumni of the International Space University and a former intern at the UNOOSA.


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States