Biography

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Apr 2015 - Present, Associate Professor, Principles of Informatics Research Division, National Institute of Informatics
  • Oct 2012 - Present, Vice Director, Global Research Center for Big Data Mathematics, National Institute of Informatics
  • Apr 2012 - Mar 2015, Assistant Professor, Principles of Informatics Research Division, National Institute of Informatics
  • Mar 2006 - Mar 2012, Engineer, Preferred Infrastructure, Inc.

Education

  • Mar 2012, Ph.D. in Informatics, Kyoto University
  • Mar 2009, Master of Informatics, Kyoto University
  • Mar 2007, Bachelor of Engineering, Kyoto University

Awards & Honors

  • July 2017, Notable Books and Articles in Computing of 2016, 21st Annual Best of Computing, ACM Computing Reviews.
  • Apr 2017, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (The Young Scientists’ Prize), The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
  • Feb 2014, Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists, Inoue Foundation for Science
  • Apr 2013, The Funai Research Incentive Award, Funai Foundation for Information Technology
  • Mar 2012, Ikushi Prize, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Mar 2012, President Award, Kyoto University

Committee Memberships

  • The 25th Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA'18), Program Committee
  • The 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'17), Program Committee
  • The 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'16), Program Committee
  • The 24th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA'16), Program Committee
  • The 10th Annual International Symposium on Combinatorial Optimization (ISCO'16), Program Committee
  • The 26th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC'15), Program Committee
  • ACM-ICPC Regional Contest, Judge (2012, 2014, 2015)

Programming Contests

  • May 2009, 1st place, Multicore Programming Contest Cell Challenge, Symposium on Advanced Computing Systems and Infrastructures (SACSIS)
  • Apr 2008, World Finals: 47th place, International Collegiate Programming Contest, ACM
  • Mar 2007, World Finals: 14th place, International Collegiate Programming Contest, ACM
  • Oct 2007, 5th place, ICFP Programming Contest, ACM / SIGPLAN