Career

Career

Simplified personal history is shown.

Education

1976    Doctor of Engineering: University of Kyushu
      1966    Master of Engineering: Electronics, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Kyushu
      1964    Bachelor of Engineering: Applied Science, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokai

Profession

2003-2005  Associate Senior Researcher: Joint Research Unit, CNRS(Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) Action: OHLL( Origines de l'Homme du Langage et des Langues), France
      2003-2004  Associate Senior Researcher: Joint Research Unit: CNRS, EPHE(École Pratique des Hautes Études), and CDR(Collège de France)
      2003    Professor Emeritus: KIT(Kyushu Institute of Technology)
      1997 - 2003   Director: Information Science Center, KIT
      1995 - 1997  Trustee: KIT
      1990 - 2003  Professor: Information Science, Graduate School of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, KIT
      1989 - 2003  Professor: Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Information Science and Systems Engineering, KIT
      1985 - 1986  Visiting Senior Researcher: CRL(Computing Research Laboratory), New Mexico State University, USA
      1981    Visiting Researcher: GETA(Groupe d'Etudes pour la Traduction Automatique), University of Grenoble, France
      1979 - 1983  Director: Computing Center, OU(Oita University)
      1979 - 1989  Profesor: Graduate School of Engineering, OU
      1978 - 1989  Professor: Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, OU
      1976 - 1978  Associate Professor: Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, OU
      1966 - 1976  Research Assistant: Faculty of Engineering, University of Kyushu

Social Service

Overseas/International
      2006  Assessor of tenure and promotion: Dalhousie University, Canada
      1993  Reviewer of research grants: IHFP(International Human Frontier Program), Switzer land
      1991 - 2001  Chair: PACLIING(Pacific Association for Computational LINGuistics), Japan
      1991 - 1997  Consultant editor: Pragmatics and Cognition, John Benjamins Publishing Company, The Nether lands
      1989 -   Assessor of research grants: Research Grants Committee of the Australian Research Council, Australia

Home
      2000 - 2001  Head: Kyushu Branch, IPS(Information Processing Society)
      1997 - 1998  Assessor: Subcommittee of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, the Research Council
      1996 - 1998  Chair: Technical Committee of Thought and Language, IEICE(Institute of Information, Electronics and Communication Engineers)
      1993 - 1995  Chair: Working Group of the Systematization of Science of Knowledge, the Research and Liaison Committee of Information Science and Engineering, the Science Council
      1987 - 1988  Technical member: the Committee of Policy, the Science and Technology Council

Awards

2009    Fellow: JFES(Japan Federation of Engineering Societies)
      2002    Fellow: IPS, Japan
      2000    Fellow: IEICE, Japan