Curriculum Vitae

Education

March 1993
Bachelor of Science in Information Science, University of Tokyo
March 1995
Master of Science in Information Science, University of Tokyo
March 1998
Doctor of Science in Information Science, University of Tokyo

Employment

April 1997-March 1998
Graduate Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) (in Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo)
April 1998-March 1999
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) (in Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo)
April 1999-March 2000
Research Associate, Research and Development Department, National Center for Science Information Systems (NACSIS)
April 2000-January 15, 2004
Research Associate, Software Research Division, National Institute of Informatics (NII)
January 16, 2004-March 2006
Associate Professor, Research Center for Testbeds and Prototyping, National Institute of Informatics (NII)
April 2006-March 2013
Associate Professor, Information Systems Architecture Science Research Division, National Institute of Informatics (NII)
April 2013-Present
Professor, Department of Digital Media, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, Hosei University

Concurrent Positions

April 2001-March 2004
Part-time Lecturer, Ichigaya General Education Center, Hosei University (in Faculty of General Education I until March 2003)
April 2002-January 15, 2004
Research Associate, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI)
April 2004-March 2007
Visiting Researcher, Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba
September 2004-February 2007
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Hosei University
April 2005-March 2013
Associate Professor, School of Multidisciplinary Sciences, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI)
May 2005-July 2005
Invited Professor (Enseignant Invité), Institute of Computer Science (LINA), University of Nantes, France
October 2005-March 2006
Part-time Lecturer, Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology
April 2006-March 2013
Visiting Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
April 2006-March 2008
Senior Scientific Research Specialist, Research Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (Program Officer for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, KAKENHI)
April 2007-March 2013
Visiting Associate Professor, School of Information Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
April 2013-Present
Visiting Professor, Collaborative Research Unit, National Institute of Informatics (NII)
April 2015-March 2017
Department Head, Department of Digital Media, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, Hosei University
April 2017-Present
Sabbatical Researcher, Hosei University (for a sabbatical stay in I3S Laboratory, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France)

Professional Activities

1993-Present
Member, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST) (Student Member until March 1998)
1999-Present
Member, Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
1999-Present
Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
2006-Present
Member, Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE)
2007-Present
Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
2008-Present
Member, IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS)
April 2003-March 2009
Member, Planning Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
June 2003-May 2005
Editor, Basic Technology Group, Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2003-2004
Member, Executive Committee, Interaction 2004 Symposium
2004
Member, Organizing Committee, 1st Franco-Japanese Workshop on Constraint Programming (FJCP2004)
2004
Member, Program Committee, 12th Workshop on Interactive Systems and Software (WISS2004)
2004-2005
Local Arrangements Chair, Interaction 2005 Symposium
June 2005-May 2006
Associate Editor-in-Chief, Basic Technology Group, Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2005
Member, Organizing Committee, 1st International Workshop on Distributed and Speculative Constraint Processing (DSCP2005) at CP2005
2005
Member, Organizing Committee, 2nd Franco-Japanese Workshop on Constraint Programming (FJCP2005)
2005
Member, Program Committee, 13th Workshop on Interactive Systems and Software (WISS2005)
2005-2006
Member, Organizing Committee / Program Committee, Asia Pacific Symposium on Information Visualisation 2006 (APVIS2006)
2005-2006
Editor, Special Issue on Industry-University Cooperative Research, Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2006
Senior Editor, Special Issue on Principles and Practice of Interaction Technology, Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2006
Exhibits Chair, 21st IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE2006)
April 2006-March 2008
Representative Member, Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
April 2006-Present
Member, Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2006
Member, Organizing Committee / Program Committee, 1st International Workshop on Constraint Programming for Graphical Applications at CP2006
2006
Member, Local Organization Committee, 11th Annual Asian Computing Science Conference (ASIAN2006)
June 2006-May 2007
Editor-in-Chief, Information Systems Group, Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2006
Member, Program Committee, 23rd Conference of the Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2006
Member, Program Committee, 14th Workshop on Interactive Systems and Software (WISS2006)
2006-2007
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2007 Symposium
2006-2007
Editor, Special Issue on Understanding and Design of Interaction, Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2007
Member, Program Committee, 7th International Symposium on Smart Graphics (SG2007)
2007
Member, Program Committee, 15th Workshop on Interactive Systems and Software (WISS2007)
2007-2008
Editor, Special Issue on Interactive Systems and Software (Vol. 26, No. 1), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2007-2008
Editor, Special Issue on Industry-University Cooperative Research, Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2007-2008
Finance Chair, 2008 IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis2008)
2007
Member, Organizing Committee, Workshop on Constraint-Based Layout of Diagrams and Documents (CBLDD) at GD2007
2007-2008
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2008 Symposium
2007-2008
Editor, Special Issue on Progress in Media and Interaction Research, Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2008
Member, Program Committee, 14th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP2008)
2008
Member, Program Committee, 8th International Symposium on Smart Graphics (SG2008)
2008
Editor, Special Issue on Progress in Logic and Reasoning Technology, Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2008
Member, Program Committee, 25th Conference of the Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2008
Member, Program Committee, 16th Workshop on Interactive Systems and Software (WISS2008)
2008-2009
Editor, Special Issue on Interactive Systems and Software (Vol. 27, No. 1), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2008-2009
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2009 Symposium
2008-2009
Editor, Special Issue on Foundations, Designs and Applications of Interaction (Vol. 51, No. 2), Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2009
Member, Program Committee, 9th International Symposium on Smart Graphics (SG2009)
2009-2010
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2010 Symposium
2010-2011
Editor, Special Issue on Interactive Systems and Software (Vol. 28, No. 2), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2010-2011
Editor, Special Issue on Foundations, Designs and Applications of Interaction (Vol. 52, No. 2 / No. 4), Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2010
Member, Program Committee, 10th International Symposium on Smart Graphics (SG2010)
2010
Member, Program Committee, Workshop on Computational Optimization (WCO’10) at IMCSIT2010
2010
Program Chair, 27th Conference of the Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST2010)
2010-2011
Editor, Special Issue on Software Papers (Vol. 28, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2010-2011
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2011 Symposium
2011-2012
Editor, Special Issue on Understanding, Foundation, and Applications of Interaction (Vol. 53, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2011
Member, Program Committee, 10th International Symposium on Smart Graphics (SG2011)
2011
Member, Program Committee, Workshop on Computational Optimization (WCO2011) at FedCSIS2011
2011
Member, Program Committee, 28th Conference of the Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2011-2012
Editor, Special Issue on Software Papers (Vol. 29, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2011-2012
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2012 Symposium
2012
Editor, WISS Recommended Papers (Vol. 29, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2012
Organizer, NII Shonan Meeting on Parallel Methods for Constraint Solving and Combinatorial Optimization
2012-2013
Editor, Special Issue on Understanding, Foundation, and Applications of Interaction (Vol. 54, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2012
Member, Program Committee, Workshop on Computational Optimization (WCO2012) at FedCSIS2012
June 2012-May 2016
Trustee for Editorial Affairs, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
June 2012-May 2016
Representative Member, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2012-2013
Editor, Special Issue on Software Papers (Vol. 30, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2012-2013
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2013 Symposium
December 2012-November 2014
First-Stage Reviewer, Committee on Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
2013
Editor, WISS Recommended Papers (Vol. 30, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2013-2014
Editor, Special Issue on Understanding, Foundation, and Applications of Interaction (Vol. 55, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2013
Member, Program Committee, 6th Workshop on Computational Optimization (WCO2013) at FedCSIS2013
2013-2014
Editor, Special Issue on the 30th Anniversary, Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2013-2014
Editor, Special Issue on Software Papers (Vol. 31, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2013-2014
Editor, Special Section on Cyberworlds (Vol. E97-D, No. 8), Editorial Committee, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
2013-2014
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2014 Symposium
2014
Member, Program Committee, 7th IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis2014)
2014
Member, Program Committee, 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI2014)
2014
Member, Program Committee, 12th International Symposium on Smart Graphics (SG2014)
2014-2015
Editor, Special Issue on Understanding, Foundation, and Applications of Interaction (Vol. 56, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2014
Member, Program Committee, 7th Workshop on Computational Optimization (WCO2014) at FedCSIS2014
2014-2015
Editor, Special Issue on Software Papers (Vol. 32, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2014-2015
Editor, Special Section on Formal Approaches (Vol. E98-D, No. 6), Editorial Committee, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
2014-2015
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2015 Symposium
2015
Member, Program Committee, 13th International Symposium on Smart Graphics (SG2015)
2015
Member, Program Committee, 8th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction (VINCI2015)
2015-2016
Editor, Special Issue on Understanding, Foundation, and Applications of Interaction (Vol. 57, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Journal of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)
2015
Member, Program Committee, 8th Workshop on Computational Optimization (WCO2015) at FedCSIS2015
2015-2016
Editor, Special Issue on Software Papers (Vol. 31, No. 4), Editorial Committee, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)
2015-2016
Editor, Special Section on Formal Approaches (Vol. E99-D, No. 6), Editorial Committee, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
2015-2016
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2016 Symposium
2016
Member, Program Committee, 22nd International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP2016)
2016
Member, Program Committee, 9th International Workshop on Computational Optimization (WCO2016) at FedCSIS2016
2016-2017
Editor, Special Section on Formal Approaches (Vol. E100-D, No. 6), Editorial Committee, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
2016-2017
Member, Program Committee, Interaction 2017 Symposium
2017
Member, Senior Program Committee, 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI2017)
2017
Member, Program Committee, 10th International Workshop on Computational Optimization (WCO2017) at FedCSIS2017