© 2019 Kotaro Nakayama

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Bio:

Kotaro Nakayama is the CEO of NABLAS Inc. and a member of Matsuo Lab, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. He received the Ph.D. degree in Information Science and Technology from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 2008. He has careers in the both academic and industrial area including; CEO of Kansai Informatics Institute, Assistant Prof. of CSK, the University of Tokyo and Assistant Prof. of Matsuo Lab, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. He published 9 computer science-related books including "Data Science Bootcamp in the University of Tokyo" and translation of Y. Bengio's "Deep Learning". His research interest includes; AI, Web mining, Deep learning, Scalable computation models & HPC and Brain-inspired computation. 

Short Vita:

Oct 2000 – Sep 2003

CEO and director of "Kansai informatics institue"

Apr 2002 – Mar 2004

Lecturer of “Internet architecture” at Doshisha woman colledge

Mar 2007

Ph.D. of information science from Osaka University

Apr 2007 – Mar 2008

Postdoctoral fellow, Osaka University

Apr 2008 – Dec 2014

Assistant Prof, Center for Knowledge Structuring, The University of Tokyo

Dec 2014 - Oct 2018

Assistant Prof, Matsuo Lab, School of Engineering , The University of Tokyo

Oct 2018 - 

Director, Matsuo Lab, School of Engineering , The University of Tokyo

Oct 2018 - 

CEO, NABLAS Inc.

Prizes:

Mar. 2004

Imagine Cup Software Development Category: Japan regional 1st prize.

Mar. 2005

Imagine Cup, Software Development Category: Japan regional 1st prize.

Sep. 2005

Imagine Cup World Final: Best 8.

Mar. 2006

Imagine Cup, Software Development Category: Japan regional 1st prize.

July. 2006

Imagine Cup World Final: Best 6, finalist certificated.

Aug. 2007

Yamashita Research Prize from IPSJ (Information Processing Soceity of Japan)

Sep. 2007

Innovation Japan, Microsoft Innovation Research Award Academic category

Nov. 2007

Computer Science Area Research Award from IPSJ (Information Processing Soceity of Japan)

Nov. 2010

Best Paper Award in WebDB Forum

Nov. 2011

The Best Paper Award DBSJ 2010

Mar. 2012

Yamashita Research Prize from IPSJ (Information Processing Soceity of Japan)

Others

7 prizes on business plan contests and 1 prize on technology contest.

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