About the Program

Professors and Lecturers

[ ① Title and Organization ② Current Specialty and Degree ③ Research Themes ]

Head program supervisor


Shuji HASHIMOTO
①Senior Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs&Provost
②Measurement and Information engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Research on robots, Al, and image and sound processing

Program coordinator


Shigeki SUGANO
①Professor, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering
②Intelligent mechanics / Doctor of Engineering
③Human-symbolic robot design and its control

Program sub-coordinator


Tetsunori KOBAYASHI
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Perceptual computing systems / Doctor of Engineering
③Research on conversation-based human-computer interaction

In charge of curricula


Toshiyasu MATSUSHIMA
①Professor, Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Information theory / Doctor of Engineering
③Information theory and its applications

Hiroyuki KAWAMOTO
①Professor, Department of Applied Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Precison Engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Dynamics of electromagnetic particles and applications in image formation and space exploration

Tetsuya SATO
①Professor, Department of Applied Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Aerospace propulsion engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Research on air-breathing engines for hypersonic aircraft

Eiji IWASE
①Associate Professor, Department of Applied Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Micro-electro-mechanical Systems/ Doctor of Information Science and Technology
③Flexible micro-devices and optical micro-devices

Masao YANAGISAWA
①Professor, Department of Electronic and Physical Systems, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Information engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Integrated system design, information and communications system design, and bioinformatics

Nozomu TOGAWA
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Information engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Integrated system design, circuit design, and information and communications system design

Shigeru SHIMAMOTO
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Information and telecommunications / Doctor of Engineering
③Wireless access, air and space communications, and human body communications

Ikuro CHOH
①Professor, Department of Intermedia Art and Science, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Media design / Doctor of Art
③Media design, User interface design

Hiroyasu IWATA
①Professor, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering
②Neurorobotics/ Doctor of Engineering
③Neuro-rehabilitation assistive RT and Next generation cancer treatment robots

Shingo TAKAHASHI
①Professor, Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering
②Systems theory / Doctor of Science
③Systems theory and social simulation

Takeshi IKENAGA
①Professor, Department of Information, Production and Systems, Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems
②Image signal processing systems / Doctor of Information and Computer Science
③Image information processing algorithms and systems

Shinji KIMURA
①Professor, Department of Information, Production and Systems, Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems
②Information Science/ Doctor of Engineering
③VLSI Design Verification & Optimization

Yushi KAMIYA
①Professor, Department of Environment and Energy Engineering, Graduate School of Environment and Energy Engineering
②Engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, electric power engineering, power conversion, and electrical machinery / Doctor of Engineering
③Research and development of electric vehicles friendly to both people and the environment

In charge of curricula(Kobo teaching staff)


Hiroshi G. OKUNO
①Professor, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University
②Artificial Intelligence, Computational Auditory Scene Analysis, Robot Audition / Ph.D

Yoshihiko HAYASHI
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering, Waseda University
②Natural language processing, Semantic computing, Information access systems / Doctor of Engineering

Alexander SCHMITZ
①Associate Professor, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University
②Robotics / Ph.D

Emi TAMAKI
①Associate Professor, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University
②HCI / Doctor of Interdisciplinary Information Studies

Cheng ZHANG
①Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering, Waseda University
②Machine Control Algorithm,Embedded Software, Game Theory, Network Economics, Machine Learning / Doctor of Science

Wei WANG
①Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University
②Intelligent Machines, Robot Motion Planning, Compliance Control, Indoor Positioning / Ph.D

In charge of evaluation of students


Tetsuya OGATA
①Professor, Department of Intermedia Art and Science, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Cognitive robotics / Doctor of Engineering
③Information for emergent interaction systems

In charge of QE and project examination


Shinichi OISHI
①Professor, Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Guaranteed accuracy in numerical computation / Doctor of Engineering
③Guaranteed accuracy in numerical computation and its applications in science and engineering

Kazunori UEDA
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Information engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Very high-level programming languages and software verification

Hiroshi ISHIKAWA
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Computer vision / Ph.D.
③Computer vision and medical image processing

Mitsuo UMEZU
①Professor, Department of Integrated Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering
②Medical equipment engineering / Doctor of Engineering and Doctor of Medicine
③Medical equipment engineering and regulatory science

In charge of career paths and internships


Hayato YAMANA
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Big Data Analysis/ Doctor of Engineering
③Big data analysis and analysis techniques

Jin KUSAKA
①Professor, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering
②Fluid-Thermo dynamics with chemical reaction, transport phenomena, internal combustion engines, catalyst for automobile, fuel cell, li-ion battery simulation / Doctor of Engineering
③Research on thermal energy reaction engineering

Makoto YOSHIDA
①Professor, Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering
②Engineering materials and manufacturing engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Transport equipment and energy materials engineering

In charge of cooperation with businesses


Shigeki GOTO
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Information engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Network security and management

Hironori KASAHARA
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Advanced computing systems / Doctor of Engineering
③Multi-core parallelizing compliers for low power high performance computing

Shigeo MORISHIMA
①Professor, Department of Pure and Applied Physics, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering
②Information engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Authoring system to support content creation, direction and appreciation using computer vision and graphics technologies

In charge of cooperation with overseas organizations


Tatsuo NAKAJIMA
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Distributed interactive systems / Doctor of Engineering
③Research on digital-physical hybrid platforms

Takuro SATO
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Telecommunications / Doctor of Engineering
③Ubiquitous communication networks

Atsuo TAKANISHI
①Professor, Department of Integrated Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering
②Robotics / Doctor of Engineering
③Development of humanoid robots and robots for medical use, disaster response, and outdoor use

Takeshi YOSHIMURA
①Professor, Department of Information, Production and Systems, Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems
②Optimization technologies / Doctor of Engineering
③Research on optimization technologies for VLSI design automation

In charge of cooperation with businesses (partner company), Advisor in charge of projects


Kenjiro FUJII
①Board Director General Manager、 Marking Systems and Hoist Systems Division Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.
②Automation and networks / Doctor of Engineering

In charge of cooperation with domestic public research institutions


Kazuhito YOKOI
①Deputy Director General, Department of Information Technology and Human Factors, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
②Robotics / Doctor of Engineering

In charge of curricula and career paths


Noriaki ITO
①Director, President Consulting Co., Ltd. Director, Oscar Technology Co., Ltd.
②Business management / Bachelor’s degree

In charge of cooperation with businesses (partner company), and advisory and career paths QE and degree examination


Makoto IWAMURA
①Distinguished Researcher, Senior Research Engineer, Secure Platform Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
②Information Engineering / Doctor of Engineering

Toshiaki YASUE
①Advisory Researcher, IBM Research-Tokyo, IBM Japan, Ltd.
②Information Engineering / Doctor of Engineering

Takuya OIKAWA
Product & Engineering Adviser
Web platform technology / Bachelor of Engineering

In charge of cooperation with overseas organizations (partner organization) International cooperation, Examination committee


Jing Xiao
①Endowed Professor and Director, Robotics Engineering Program, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
②Robotics, haptics, and intelligent systems/ Ph.D.

Martin Buss
①Professor, (Chair), Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technical University of Munich
②Robotics and Control / Dr.-Ing

In charge of cooperation with overseas organizations (partner organization) QE and degree examination


Giovanni De Micheli
①Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computing Science, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
②Electronic circuit design / Ph.D.

Jan M. Rabaey
①Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computing Science, University of California, Berkeley
②Electronic system design / Ph.D.

Frank Soong
①Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research Asia
②Speech modelling and recognition / Ph.D.

In charge of cooperation with overseas organizations, QE and degree examination


Peilin Liu
①Professor, IC & System Research Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
②Multimedia processing / Ph.D.

Past Program Officer

[ ① Title and Organization ② Current Specialty and Degree ③ Research Themes are those when they were in the program ]


Satoshi GOTO
①Professor, Department of Information, Production and Systems, Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems
②Image signal processing systems / Doctor of Engineering
③Multimedia LSI

Masakatsu FUJIE
①Professor, Department of Life Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering
②Measurement and Information engineering / Doctor of Engineering
③Research on robots, Al, and image and sound processing

Yasuo MATSUYAMA
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering
②Information engineering / Doctor of Engineering, Ph.D.
③Creation of machine learning algorithms and their application to ICT

Kinji MORI
①Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering, Waseda University
②Information Engineering / Doctor of Engineering

Hiromichi FUJISAWA
Organization: Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science and Communications Engineering, Graduate School of Fundamental Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Current Specialty and Degree: Sensory Information System / Doctor of Engineering

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