Biography

Educational Background:

Doctor of Information Science and Technology (2005), The University of Tokyo.
Master of Engineering (2002), The University of Tokyo.
Bachelor of Engineering (2000), The University of Tokyo.

Position:

University of Tokyo, Associate Professor (April 2015 -- ).
Keio University, Associate Professor (April 2014 -- March 2015).
Keio University, Lecturer (April 2011 -- March 2014).
The University of Tokyo, Assistant Professor (April 2005 -- March 2011).

Grant:

``Optimal scaling and visualization methods for understanding high-dimensional data'',
KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), No. 17K00044, Year 2017-2020.

``Information geometric approach to singular structure of the family of probability distributions on shape spaces'',
KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research, No. 26540013, Year 2014-2016.

``Statistical inference involving integration and optimization'',
KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), No. 24700281, Year 2012-2013.

``Design and evaluation of non-Gaussian spatio-temporal models by using gradient maps'',
KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), No. 19700258, Year 2007-2010.

Awards:

Ogawa research prize (2012), Japan Statistical Society.

Competition Award (2003), Japanese Federation of Statistical Science Associations.

Membership:

Japan Statistical Society,
Japanese Society for Quality Control,
The Mathematical Society of Japan.

Research Interest:

Stochastic Processes,
Spatial Statistics,
Asymptotic Theory,
Information Geometry,
Model Selection,
Optimal Transport,
Directional Statistics,
Algebraic Statistics.