EducationFaculty List

Full time professors in the College of Information Sciences

Akihisa Ohya PhotoDean / Professor

Akihisa Ohya

Intelligent robots and sensing : Mobile robots working in human’s daily life environment, real world sensory information processing, networked robotics, cooperative multiple mobile robots.

Toshiyuki Amagasa PhotoProfessor

Toshiyuki Amagasa

Database, Data engineering, Social media mining, Database applications in scientific domains.

Makoto Itoh PhotoProfessor

Makoto Itoh

Systems safety : mutual trust and cooperation in human-machine systems, cognition, inference, and decision making under uncertainty or gray zone, perception and acceptance of risk.

Kazuhiko Kato PhotoProfessor

Kazuhiko Kato

System software : operating systems, federated autonomous systems, network security, and information retrieval.

Hitoshi Kanoh PhotoProfessor

Hitoshi Kanoh

Genetic algorithm, artificial life, evolutionary computation, knowledge system and knowledge representation.

Yukiyoshi Kameyama PhotoProfessor

Yukiyoshi Kameyama

Functional Programming, Software Verification.

Takashi Kitagawa PhotoProfessor

Takashi Kitagawa

Mathematical Sciences and informatics.

Hiroyuki Kitagawa PhotoProfessor

Hiroyuki Kitagawa

Database, Data Engineering, Information Retrieval, Data Mining.

Jun Sakuma PhotoProfessor

Jun Sakuma

Machine Learning, Data Mining, Security and Privacy

Tetsuya Sakurai PhotoProfessor

Tetsuya Sakurai

Numerical analysis : Numerical algorithms and their applications, validated compurations, mathematical software.

Daisuke Takahashi PhotoProfessor

Daisuke Takahashi

High-performance computing : High-performance numerical algorithms on parallel computers and performance evaluation.

Osamu Tatebe PhotoProfessor

Osamu Tatebe

Parallel and Distributed System Software, Data-Intensive Computing, High Performance Computing.

Kazuhiro Fukui PhotoProfessor

Kazuhiro Fukui

Pattern recognition and computer vision : Face recognition, 3D object recognition, human sensing, robot vision.

Taisuke Boku PhotoProfessor

Taisuke Boku

Massively parallel and high performance computing systems : Massively parallel processing system architecture, cluster computing and its system software, performance evaluation in high performance computing.

Shoji Makino PhotoProfessor

Shoji Makino

Acoustic signal processing, Music signal processing, Computational auditory scene analysis.

Jun Mitani PhotoProfessor

Jun Mitani

Computational Geometry, Computer Graphics, Computational Origami

Moritoshi Yasunaga PhotoProfessor

Moritoshi Yasunaga

High speed VLSI design and its application, High speed signal transmission, Reconfigurable systems, Evolvable hardware.

Jie Li PhotoProfessor

Jie Li

Mobile/Ubiquitous Networking and Computing, Cloud Distributed Computing,Information Security, OS, System Reliability, Safety, and Evaluation.

Koichi Wada PhotoProfessor

Koichi Wada

Parallel / distributed processing and computer architecture : Parallel computer architecture. Parallel and distributed processing system including parallel programming language processors and applications.

Hiroshi Tomiyasu PhotoLecturer

Hiroshi Tomiyasu

Making better use of significantly progressing microprocessors for parallel computer architecture after Age of vector supercomputers and massively parallel computers.

Tetsuya Mizutani PhotoLecturer

Tetsuya Mizutani

Program theory and musical informatics : Logical foundation of verification and analysis of realtime intellectual program systems and musical information.

Hirotake Abe PhotoAssociate Professor

Hirotake Abe

System Software, Distributed Systems, Computer Security, Computer Network.

Hiroshi Unno PhotoAssociate Professor

Hiroshi Unno

Program verification : model checking, type systems, program analysis, automated theorem proving.

Mizuki Oka PhotoAssociate Professor

Mizuki Oka

Web Science, Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems.

Kazumasa Omote PhotoAssociate Professor

Kazumasa Omote

Information security: malware countermeasure, cloud security, risk assessment for cyber attacks, privacy-preserving data analysis and IoT security

Yoshihiro Oyama PhotoAssociate Professor

Yoshihiro Oyama

Computer security, system software, operating systems, virtualization

Kazuki Katagishi PhotoAssociate Professor

Kazuki Katagishi

Modern Information Theory, Network Security, Multimedia Coding.

Hideyuki Kawashima PhotoAssociate Professor

Hideyuki Kawashima

Database Infrastructure.

Akira Sato PhotoAssociate Professor

Akira Sato

Database system, parallel / distributed systems, geographic information system, Kansei information retrieve system.

Kazuhiro Shouno PhotoAssociate Professor

Kazuhiro Shouno

Analog integrated circuit and circuit theory : Highly linearized CMOS transconductors and complex filters.

Yasushi Shinjo PhotoAssociate Professor

Yasushi Shinjo

Operating systems, distributed systems, virtual systems, parallel processing, XML Web Services.

Hotaka Takizawa PhotoAssociate Professor

Hotaka Takizawa

Intelligent image processing : medical image recognition, computer-aided diagnosis, assistive technology for persons with disabilities, 3-D computer vision.

Takashi Nishide PhotoAssociate Professor

Takashi Nishide

Cryptographic Techniques, and Security of Information Systems.

Koji Hasebe PhotoAssociate Professor

Koji Hasebe

Applications of logic to computer science : formal methods, information security, distributed systems, multi-agent systems, game theory.

Hideitsu Hino PhotoAssociate Professor

Hideitsu Hino

Machine Learning : Kernel Methods, Distance Metric Learning, Ranking Model, Dimension Reduction, Entropy Estimation, Sparse Representation.

Tomohiro Haraikawa PhotoAssociate Professor

Tomohiro Haraikawa

Information Appliance, Embedded Systems, Accessibility.

Hiroshi Furukawa PhotoAssociate Professor

Hiroshi Furukawa

Cognitive interface : human interface designs for human-machine collaboration, mental models in dynamic environment.

Atushi Maeda PhotoAssociate Professor

Atushi Maeda

programming language implementation, garbage collection, runtime systems, resource management.

Shinichi Yamagiwa PhotoAssociate Professor

Shinichi Yamagiwa

High performance stream-based computing environment.

Yoshiki Yamaguchi PhotoAssociate Professor

Yoshiki Yamaguchi

direct hardware implementation for parallel computing, reconfigurable computing, bioinformatics.

Takeshi Yamada PhotoAssociate Professor

Takeshi Yamada

Speech and acoustic information processing.

Ikkyu Aihara PhotoAssistant Professor

Ikkyu Aihara

Mathematical modeling of animal behavior and its applications

Claus Aranha PhotoAssistant Professor

Claus Aranha

Machine Learning, Evolutionary Algorithms, Game Programming.

Akira Imakura PhotoAssistant Professor

Akira Imakura

Numerical analysis : Numerical algorithms for solving linear systems and eigenvlaue problems.

Yuki Endo PhotoAssistant Professor

Yuki Endo

Computer graphics, image synthesis and editing techniques, image recognition, spatio-temporal data mining, and deep learning

Kenji Kanazawa PhotoAssistant Professor

Kenji Kanazawa

VLSI Engineering, Reconfigurable computing, Accelerator for hard computation problems using reconfigurable LSI.

Ryohei Kobayashi PhotoAssistant Professor

Ryohei Kobayashi

Reconfigurable Computing System, High-speed RTL Simulation

Shuji Sannomiya PhotoAssistant Professor

Shuji Sannomiya

Low-Power Processor Architecture, Low-Power VLSI Design

Hiroaki Shiokawa PhotoAssistant Professor

Hiroaki Shiokawa

Database systems, Data engineering, Data mining

Hiroto Tadano PhotoAssistant Professor

Hiroto Tadano

Numerical analysis : Numerical algorithms for large scale linear systems. Parallel computing for eigenvalue problems.

Yasuhiro Hayase PhotoAssistant Professor

Yasuhiro Hayase

Software Engineering : Program Comprehension, Software Repositories Mining, Software Maintenance.

Yasunori Futamura PhotoAssistant Professor

Yasunori Futamura

Numerical analysis, High performance parallel algorithm, Parallel solver for large-scale linear systems and eigenvalue problems, Parallel numerical software.

Morikuni Keiichi PhotoAssistant Professor

Morikuni Keiichi

Numerical linear algebra, Numerical analysis, Numerical algorithms

Collaborating professors in the College of Information Sciences

Keisuke Kameyama PhotoProfessor

Keisuke Kameyama*2

Learning, adaptive information processing, signal / image encoding, and applications to retrieval and restoration.

Tohru Kawabe PhotoProfessor

Tohru Kawabe*1

Control design : Theory and Applications in Robust control, Receding horizon control, hybrid system, Brain machine interface, etc.

Hiroyuki Kudo PhotoProfessor

Hiroyuki Kudo*1

Image processing and medical imaging : Morphological and functional imaging for medicine, computer-aided diagnosis, image and video processing, intelligent image sensor.

Takahiro Kuno PhotoProfessor

Takahito Kuno*1

Mathematical optimization.

Ko Sakai PhotoProfessor

Ko Sakai*1

Computational Vision Science.

Ryuji Tokunaga PhotoProfessor

Ryuji Tokunaga*1

Chaos, fractals and bifurcation theory. Computer amusement oriented elementary technologies.

Hiroaki Nishikawa PhotoProfessor

Hiroaki Nishikawa

Data-Driven Paradigm and its application to Networking Architecture.

Kazuo Misue PhotoProfessor

Kazuo Misue*1

information visualization, visual interface.

Mikio Yamamoto PhotoProfessor

Mikio Yamamoto*1

Natural Language Processing on the Web using statistial methods : Statistical machine translation and Web documents processing such as sentiment analysis.

Takashi Inui PhotoAssociate Professor

Takashi Inui*1

Natural Language Processing : Sentiment Analysis, Opinion Mining, and Information Extraction from Web data.

Shigetomo Kimura PhotoAssociate Professor

Shigetomo Kimura*1

Information communication engineering : Process algebra, network protocols and performance evaluation of communication systems.

DongSheng Cai PhotoAssociate Professor

DongSheng Cai*2

Multimedia using artificial life theory. High performance computing and parallel computing for space simulation. Imaging using chaos and fractals.

Yoshio Sano PhotoAssociate Professor

Yoshio Sano*1

Discrete Mathematics and Mathematical Optimization : Mathematical structure and optimization for discrete systems such as graphs, networks, matrices, and matroids.

Buntaro Shizuki PhotoAssociate Professor

Buntaro Shizuki*1

Human-computer interaction : Visual programming and interaction techniques for end users.

Shin Takahashi PhotoAssociate Professor

Shin Takahashi*2

User interface software. Ubiquitous computing.

Kazutaka Furuse PhotoAssociate Professor

Kazutaka Furuse*1

Database systems, information retrieval, information broadcasting systems, online education systems, and digital library.

Hanxiong Chen PhotoLecturer

Hanxiong Chen*1

Database system, knowledge-base system, e-education, information retrieval, knowledge discovery and data mining.

Yoshihiro Kanamori PhotoAssistant Professor

Yoshihiro Kanamori*1

Computer graphics : image editing techniques, computer-assisted creation of illustration and animation, non-photorealistic rendering (NPR)

Sho Tsugawa PhotoAssistant Professor

Sho Tsugawa*1

Network Mining : Analysis of Social Networks, Data Mining of large scale on-line communities.

Taizo Suzuki PhotoAssistant Professor

Taizo Suzuki*2

Image and Video Processing, Source Coding, Filter Banks

  • *1 Main affiliation : College of Media Arts, Science and Technology; Secondary affiliation: College of Information Sciences.
  • *2 Main affiliation : College of International Studies; Secondary affiliation : College of Information Sciences.