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Takeshi KURATA Ph.D. (Eng.)


Chief Senior Researcher
Human Augmentation Research Center
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Tsukuba Central 1, 1-1-1 Umezeno, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8560, JAPAN

Tel: +81-29-861-5789 Fax: +81-29-862-6548

Professor (Cooperative Graduate School Program)

Applied Service Engineering Laboratory

Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems University of Tsukuba
Email: t.kurata[at]aist.go.jp
 Biography
Professional Experience
  • 2018- Chief Senior Researcher, Human Augmentation Research Center, AIST
  • 2018- Group Leader, Human Behavior Sensing and Modeling Technology Group,
    IoT Promotion Department, IoT R&D Center, Sumitomo Electronics, Industries, Ltd.
  • 2018 Chief Senior Researcher, Human Informatics Research Institute, AIST
  • 2015-2017 Group Leader, Service Sensing, Assimilation, and Modeling (SEAM) Research Group, Human Informatics Research Institute, AIST
  • 2011-2015 Team Leader, Human-Behavior Sensing and Visualization Research Team, Center for Service Research, AIST
  • 2011-2014 Doctoral co-supervisor, Joseph Fourier University, UJF-Grenoble 1, France
  • 2013- Subcommittee Leader of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 24/WG 9 in Japan
  • 2012- ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 24 Member (National Body: Information Technology
    Standards Commission of Japan)
  • 2013- Professor (Cooperative Graduate School Program), Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, University of Tsukuba
  • 2010-2011 Team Leader, Service Process Optimization Research Team , Center for Service Research, AIST
  • 2009-2010 Director, Service Research Management Office, Center for Service Research, AIST
  • 2009--2013 Associate Professor (Cooperative Graduate School Program), Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, University of Tsukuba
  • 2008-2010 Senior Research Scientist, Center for Service Research, AIST
  • 2008- Part-time Lecturer, Kogakuin University
  • 2007-2008 Senior Research Scientist, Information Technology Research Institute, AIST
  • 2007 Planning Officer, Research and Innovation Promotion Office, AIST
  • 2004-2007 Research Scientist, Information Technology Research Institute, AIST
  • 2003-2005 Visiting Scholar, HIT Lab, University of Washington (JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad)
  • 2001-2004 Research Scientist, Intelligent Systems Institute, AIST
  • 2002 Lecturer, College of Engineering Systems, University of Tsukuba
  • 1996-2001 Research Scientist, Machine Understanding Division,Electrotechnical Laboratory
Education
  • 2007 Ph.D. (Eng.) from Doctoral Program in Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba
  • 1996 M.E. from Doctoral Program in Engineering, University of Tsukuba
  • 1993 B.E. from College of Information Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Research Interests
  • Service Research
  • Computer Vision
  • Wearable/Pervasive Computing
  • Human Interface
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Augmented Reality
  • Context Awareness
  • User Modeling
Membership of academic societies
  • Society for Serviceology
  • IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, inc.)
  • IEICE (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers)
  • VRSJ (The Virtual Reality Society of Japan)
  • IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan)
Academic activities
Standardization activities
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