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.


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).


``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.


Ogawa research prize (2012), Japan Statistical Society.

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


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.