I am currently a research associate at the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo. My research interests include computer vision (first-person vision and activity recognition), machine learning, and human computer interaction.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Informatics @ Kyoto University, 2013
  • Master’s degree in Informatics @ Kyoto University, 2011
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering @ Kyoto University, 2009

Appointments

  • Research Associate @ The University of Tokyo, 2014 - Present
  • Technical Advisor @ OMRON SINIC X Corporation, 2018 - Present
  • Visiting Scholar @ Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2016 - 2017
  • Research Fellow of Japan Society for Promotion of Science (PD) @ The University of Tokyo, 2014
  • Research Fellow of Japan Society for Promotion of Science (DC2) @ Kyoto University, 2012 - 2013
  • Global COE Research Assistant @ Kyoto University, 2011 - 2012

Honors

  • IBM Best Student Paper Award (Track IV: Biometrics and Human Computer Interaction) @ ICPR2010 (link)
  • CVPR2017 Outstanding Reviewer @ CVPR2017
  • Other 5 awards in Japan

Grants

  • JST ACT-I ``Privacy-Preserving First-Person Vision’’, 2016 - 2018 (PI)
  • Foundation for the Promotion of Industrial Science Scholarship Program, 2016 - 2017
  • JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), 2015 - 2017 (PI)
  • The Kayamori Foundation for Informational Science Advancement Research Grant, 2015 - 2017 (PI)
  • The Okawa Foundation for Information and Telecommunications Research Grant, 2015 - 2016 (PI)
  • JST CREST ``Analyzing Human Attention and Behavior via Collective Visual Sensing for the Creation of Life Innovation’’, 2014 - present (Collaborator)
  • JST SICORP ``Learning and Detecting Changes in Population Behavior from Video’’, 2017 - Present (Collaborator)
  • JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (JSPS DC2), 2012 - 2014 (PI)
  • Young Leader Fostering Program, supported by Kyoto University Global COE program, 2011 - 2012 (PI)

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