Meet the Team

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Datability Core

Full-time


 
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Hajime Nagahara

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics

Professor

He is working on computer vision and pattern recognition. His main research interests lie in image/video recognition and understanding, as well as applications of natural language processing techniques.


 
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Kaname Harumoto

Information and Communications Technologies

Professor

He is working on data deployment, collection, and retrieval in various network environments, as well as planning and installation of fundamental systems for datability information processing that serve as various data-driven academic research projects.


 
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Atsuo Kishimoto

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues

Professor

Criticism and Development of social technologies (addressing ethical, legal, and social risks) required to utilize Big Data in the society.


 
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Yuta Nakashima

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics

Associate Professor

Yuta Nakashima is an associate professor with Institute for Datability Science, Osaka University. His research interests include computer vision, pattern recognition, natural langauge processing, and their applications.


 
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Noriko Takemura

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics

Associate Professor

She is working on ambient intelligence and gait recognition using pattern recognition and machine learning.


 
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Hirohiko Niioka

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics

Specially-Appointed Associate Professor

He is working on classification of various bioimaging data and diagnosis aid using medical data by deep learning . The data set is an optical microscope image (fluorescence microscope, second near-infrared microscope, Raman microscope, etc.), CT image and healthcare data and so on.


 
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Natsuko Yamamoto

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues

Specially-Appointed Associate Professor

Protection of personal information and privacy, bioethics and medical ethics in the big-data era.


 
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Tadashi Nakano

Information and Communications Technologies

Specially-Appointed Associate Professor

His research interests include an interdisciplinary research field that integrates information communication engineering and life science. He is mainly working on molecular communication, bio-inspired networks, and social networks.


 
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Tomoyuki Kajiwara

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics

Specially-Appointed Assistant Professor

Natural Language Processing. Especially: Text Simplification, Paraphrasing, Semantic Textual Similarity, Quality Estimation.


 
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Noriko Ohashi

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues

Specially-Appointed AssistantProfessor

ELSI in the using of big data, medical and research ethics.


 
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Trung Thanh Ngo

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics

Guest Assistant Professor

His main research interests include 3D reconstruction, inverse rendering, and machine learning applications in computer vision.


 
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Manisha Verma

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics Core

Specially-Appointed Researcher/Fellow

Manisha's research interest broadly lies in computer vision and image processing. Currently, she is working on micro facial expression recognition using multi-model deep learning frameworks.


 
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Noa Garcia

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics

Specially-Appointed Researcher/Fellow

Her research interests lie in computer vision and machine learning applied to visual retrieval and joint models of vision and language for high-level understanding tasks.


 
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Liangzhi Li

Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics

Specially-Appointed Researcher/Fellow

His research interests lie in deep learning, computer vision, robotics, and medical images.


Datability Core

Concurrent


Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics Core

Statistics, mathematical sciences

Grad. Sch. Econ.

Mototsugu Fukushige, Kosuke Oya, Hisashi Tanizaki, Masamitsu Ohnishi

Grad. Sch. Eng. Sci.

Yutaka Kano, Fuyuhiko Tanaka, Masayuki Uchida, Kengo Kamatani

MMDS

Takashi Suzuki

Systems optimization and decision making, optimization, complex system, operations research

Grad. Sch. Eng. Sci.

Masahiro Inuiguchi, Tatsushi Nishi, Hirosato Seki, Toshimitsu Ushio, Takafumi Kanazawa

Grad. Sch. IST

Hiroshi Morita, Yasumasa Fujisaki, Shunji Umetani, Toshiharu Hatanaka

Intelligent information (machine learning, data mining, bioinformatics, ontology, etc)

ISIR

Yasushi Yagi, Takashi Washio, Masayuki Numao, Kenichi Fukui

Grad. Sch. IST

Makoto Onizuka, Yuki Arase, Hideo Matsuda, Shigeto Seno

Grad. Sch. Econ.

Naohiro Matsumura

Perceptual information processing (image, video, audio, natural language, sensor information, multimedia, etc)

Grad. Sch. Eng. Sci.

Youji Iiguni

Grad. Sch. IST

Yasuyuki Matsushita, Takuya Maekawa

Grad. Sch. Eng.

Noboru Babaguchi, Naoko Nitta, Kazuaki Nakamura

ISIR

Yasushi Makihara, Daigo Muramatsu, Fumio Okura, Kazunori Komatani, Ryuu Takeda, Holland Matthew

Intelligent robotics, human interface

Grad. Sch. Eng. Sci.

Kosuke Sato, Daisuke Iwai

CMC

Haruo Takemura, Tomohiro Mashita, Tomoki Uranishi, Shizuka Shirai

Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Core

Intellectual property, ethical, legal and social issues, security

Grad. Sch. Law

Noriko Okubo

Grad. Sch. Eng.

Atsuko Miyaji

Co-design Center

Hideyuki Hirakawa, Ekou Yagi

Law Sch.

Shigeki Cyaen

Information and Communications Technology Core

Network, database, security, computer system

CMC

Shinji Shimojo, Tomoki Yoshihisa, Susumu Date, Yoshiyuki Kido, Kazuhide Kojima, Morito Matsuoka

Grad. Sch. IST

Teruo Higashino, Hirozumi Yamaguchi, Akira Uchiyama, Takahiro Hara

OMP

Akihito Hiromori

Inter­disciplinary Research Divisions

Full-time


 
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Tetsuya Fukushima

Division of Material Design

Specially-Appointed Associate Professor


 
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Masataka Niwa

Division of Human-Centric System Design

Specially-Appointed Researcher/Fellow


Inter­disciplinary Research Divisions

Concurrent


Division of Health Science

Grad. Sch. Med.

Atsushi Kumanogou, Kohji Nishida

Grad. Sch. Pharm.

Takefumi Doi

Grad. Sch. FBS.

Seiji Takashima

RIMD

Tetsuya Iida

Division of Bioscience

Grad. Sch. Med.

Jun Hatazawa

Grad. Sch. Pharm.

Hitoshi Hashimoto

Grad. Sch. FBS.

Masaru Ishii, Masahiro Ueda

ISIR

Takeharu Nagai

IPR

Junichi Takagi

Division of Cognitive Neuroscience

Grad. Sch. Eng.

Minoru Asada

Grad. Sch. Eng. Sci.

Hiroshi Ishiguro, Yuichiro Yoshikawa (collabo), Kohei Ogawa (collabo), Yoshihiro Nakata (collabo)

Division of Human-Centric System Design

Grad. Sch. HUS.

Toru Kikkawa

Grad. Sch. Med.

Ken Nakata

Division of Smart System

Grad. Sch. Eng.

Yoshiyuki Shimoda

Division of Material Design

Grad. Sch. Sci.

Mitsutaka Okumura

Grad. Sch. Eng.

Takayoshi Nakano

ISIR

Tamio Oguchi

JWRI

Soushyuu Kirihara

Division of Photonics and Quantum Systems

Grad. Sch. Eng.

Ryousuke Kodama

Grad. Sch. FBS

Yasushi Inoue

Division of Living Archives

Grad. Sch. Lett.

Yasushi Nagata, Yutaka Fujioka

Grad. Sch. Eng.

Shinji Fujimoto

Grad. Sch. Lang.

Maki Miyake, Satoshi Tabatake, Takao Fujikawa

Planning Office

Full-time


 
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Yoshio Kitaoka

Planning Office

Professor

He is working on planning and support for data-driven interdisciplinary research projects.


Planning Office

Concurrent


ISIR

Hisaaki Kato

OMP

Takashi Kikuta

Initiative for Life Design Innovation

Full-time


 
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Kenya Uomori

Initiative for Life Design Innovation

Specially-Appointed Professor


 
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Hiromi Takahata

Initiative for Life Design Innovation

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor


Initiative for Life Design Innovation

Concurrent


Health and counseling Center

Hiroyoshi Adachi

CMC

Shinji Shimojo, Hiroki Iwai, Kazuhide Kojima, Haruo Takemura, Shizuka Shirai

Grad. Sch. Med

Teruki Yokoyama, Shoji Chikada, Takashi Kanemoto, Jyunya Sadou, Yasushi Sakata, Issei Ogasawara, Yasushi Matsumura, Eiichi Ozono, Manabu Ikeda, Ken Nakada

Osaka Univ. Hospital

Tadashi Kimura

Grad. Sch. Eng. Sci.

Yuichiro Yoshikawa, Hideyuki Takahashi, Kohei Ogawa, Hiroshi Ishiguro

Ind. Univ. Co-Creation

Michio Hashimoto, Toshihiro Masashiro

Grad. Sch. Lang. & Culture

Hajime Ouchi

Grad. Sch. Eng

Ryoushu Kawauchi, Mitsuko Miyaji, Minoru Asada

ISIR

Yasushi Yagi, Masayuki Numao, Daigo Muramatsu, Kenichi Fukui, Yasushi Makihara

Grad. Sch. IST

Teruo Higashino, Yu Fujiwara, Akira Nakayama, Naoto Yauchi

Education in Liberal Arts Science

Kazuki Fujita