Biographical Outline

Born in Yokohama, graduated Shonan High School in 1995 and completed Bachelor of Environmental Information Department in Keio University at 1999 and Master of Media and Governance in Graduate School of Keio University at 2001. During her master course, she was an internship student researcher in ATR MIC from Sep. 1999 to Mar. 2001. After her master course, she was employed in NTT Japan, and worked in Cyber Space Laboratories from 2001 to 2003. Externally assigned to ATR in 2003, and have worked in Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories (IRC) from 2003 to 2011. Earned Doctor of Information Science in Nagoya University at Mar. 2007 with short-term completion. Since 2011, she began having a laboratory as an associate professor in Faculty of Informatics, Kansai University. Now she is a professor in Kansai University since 2017.

Post-secondary Education

    Apr. 1992 Mar. 1995 Kanagawa-prefectural Shonan High School Completed
    Apr. 1995 Mar. 1999 Keio University Completed Bachelor of Environmental Information
    Apr. 1999 Mar. 2001 Keio University Completed Master of Media and Governance
    Apr. 2005 Mar. 2007 Nagoya University Completed Doctor of Information Science

Professional Experiences

    Sept. 1999 Mar. 2001 ATR Media Integration & Communication Laboratories Internship Student Researcher
    Apr. 2001 Jun. 2003 NTT Cyber Space Laboratories Researcher
    Jul. 2003 Mar. 2011 ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories Researcher
    Apr. 2011 Mar. 2017 Kansai University Associate Professor
    Apr. 2017 Kansai University Professor

Other Experiences

    Music Performances
    Music Composition
    Interactive Arts
    Drawings
    Font Design

Skills

Programming

C
C Shell
VC++
python

Other Skills

arduino
robot engineering
Max/MSP, PD(puredata)
CSound

Other Creative Activities

Music Composer / Arranger
Book Illustrator

Communication Languages

Japanese (native)
English (2nd)
French (3rd)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Date: September 1st, 2014.
First name: Tomoko
Surname: YONEZAWA
School: Kansai University
Faculty: Informatics
Present rank: Associate Professor
since: April 1st, 2011

Memberships on Scholarly Societies

    IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan) 1999-
    HISJ (Human Interface Society of Japan) 2011--
    VRSJ (Virtual Reality Society of Japan) 2000-
    IEICE (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers) 2014-
    ASJ (Acoustics Society of Japan) 2003-

Contributions to Scholarly Societies

    Local Co-chairs, ROMAN 2015, 2015
    Organizer, BICT 2015 Organized Session, Anthropomorphic Robot and Physiological Information for Cares and Anthropomorphic Robot and Physiological Information for Cares, approved and to appear.
    Organizer, SCIS-ISIS 2014 Organized Session, Affective Mediation and Intermediation through Multimodal Interaction, 2014.
    Organizer, SCIS-ISIS 2012 Organized Session, JS-11 Robot's mind and behavioral design, 2012
    Organizer, Ubicomp 2011 Workshop CASEMANS (Context-Awareness for Self-Managing Systems), 2011
    Vice Chief Editor of Special Session [HAI / HRI], HISJ (Human Interface Society of Japan), 2010
    Editor, Journal of HISJ (Human Interface Society of Japan), 2008-2010
    Boardman, HISJ (Human Interface Society Japan), 2011-
    Governing Board, HISJ HI-SIG-DE Tech Meeting, 2009.1-2014.12
    Program Committee, HAI (Human-agent Interaction), 2014-
    Program Committee, CASEMANS Workshop in Ubicomp, 2011
    Program Committee, Interaction2009
    Program Committee, EC (Entertainment Computing) 2007--2008
    Program Committee, UIC (Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing), 2009-2010
    Program Committee, ICMC (International Computer Music Conference), 2006-2010
    Program Committee, NIME (New Interfaces for Musical Expression), 2006-2014
    Program Committee, IUI (Intelligent User Interfaces), 2005

Invited colloquia


    (in Japanese)Tomoko Yonezawa, Anthropomorphic Interaction and Therapy Effects, Co-project Tech. Meeting in Tohoku University, 2012.
    (in Japanese)Tomoko Yonezawa, Hirotake Yamazoe, Voisticky, BRIDGE 2009, 2009.
    (in Japanese)Tomoko Yonezawa, Art and Science for Practical Use -- Motivation for Sound, Music, Movie Processings , Special Lecture for 'Art and Science' in Keio University SFC, 2009.
    (in Japanese)Tomoko Yonezawa, Needs and Practics --Motivation for Technology and Science, Chiba University of Commerce, 2009.
    (in Japanese)Tomoko Yonezawa, Interfaces Imagination and Evolution as Application Researches with Media, Devices, and Gaze Communications, Information Engineering Lecture in Keio University Yagami, 2009.
    (in Japanese)Tomoko Yonezawa, Expressive Voices with Interfaces: Perception of Continuous Expression by Singing Voice Morphing, Keio University SFC, 2008.

Other Presentations

    (performance) Kenji Mase, Naomi Takano, Sidney Fels, Tomoko Yonezawa, Interactive Kaleidoscope --The world in the mirror, Badinage--, Keihanna Media Concert 2001, 2001.

Post-secondary Education

FromToSchoolState
Apr. 1992Mar. 1995Kanagawa-prefectural Shonan High SchoolCompleted
Apr. 1995Mar. 1999Keio UniversityCompleted Bachelor of Environmental Information
Apr. 1999Mar. 2001Keio UniversityCompleted Master of Media and Governance
Apr. 2005Mar. 2007Nagoya UniversityCompleted Doctor of Information Science

Professional Experiences

FromToInstitutePosition
Sept. 1999Mar. 2001ATR Media Integration & Communication Laboratories Internship Student Researcher
Apr. 2001Jun. 2003NTT Cyber Space Laboratories Researcher
Jul. 2003Mar. 2011ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories Researcher
Apr. 2011Mar. 2017Kansai University Associate Professor
Apr. 2017Kansai University Professor

Course Development and Teaching Experiences

Courses Taught at Kansai University
Name of courseClass SizeHours Taught (per year)
TotalLecturesTutorialsLabs
Design Theory of Anthropomorphic Systemsabout 20Master course22.512.510
Human-agent Interactionabout 200Bachelor22.51561.5
Sound Interactionabout 40Practicum22.534.515
Basic Softwaresabout 5022.522.5
Basic Seminarabout 2022.594.59
Language for Computersabout 30022.5211.5
Technical Practicum Seminarabout 1545342
Graduate Research Seminarabout 1545342
Visiting Lecturer (indicate university/organization and dates)
Course Name Year Course Style Institute
Intelligent Interface Advanced Course 2017, lecture and practicum, at Nagoya University
Human Interface, 2015--, lecture and practicum, at Nara Womens University
Human Interface (for master students), 2014, lecture and practicum, at Nara Womens University
Design of Interaction in Anthropomorphic Systems (form master students), 2013, lecture, at Nagoya University
Pattern Recognition, 2012, lecture and practicum, at Nara Womens University
Communication System, 2012, lecture and practicum, at Nara Womens University
Special Seminar I in Information Science (for master students), 2010, lecture, at Nara Womens University
Systematic Informatics (for doctoral students), 2010, lecture, at Nara Womens University
Sound Processing, 2010, lecture and practicum, at Doshisha Womens College
Game Programming, 2009, lecture and practicum, at Nara Womens University
Graduate Students Supervised
Student NameProgram TypefromtoSupervisory RoleSchool
Yuichi KoyamaIntern student (D)20082009co-supervisorNagoya Univ.
Naoki OkamotoIntern student (M)20092010co-supervisorRitsumeikan Univ.
Airi TsujiIntern student (M)20082010co-supervisorKyoto Institute of Technology
Shinji Tsuruselab student (M)20112011co-supervisorKansai Univ.
Daiju Ishikawalab student (M)20122013co-supervisorKansai Univ.
Yukari Nakatanilab student (M)20132014supervisorKansai Univ.
Naoto Yoshidalab student (M)20132014supervisorKansai Univ.
Yuya Yoshidalab student (M)20132014supervisorKansai Univ.
Xiaoshun Menglab student (M)20132014supervisorKansai Univ.
Misato Shiojirilab student (M)20132014supervisorKansai Univ.
Riki Ishinolab student (M)20132014supervisorKansai Univ.
Yusuke Nakalab student (M)20142015supervisorKansai Univ.
Yosuke Inolab student (M)20142015supervisorKansai Univ.
Hiroaki Ueda lab student (M)20152016supervisorKansai Univ.
Kunihiko Fujiwaralab student (M)20152016supervisorKansai Univ.
Haruka Maseexternal lab student (M)20152016advisor (graduated our lab. in Kansai Univ.)Nara Women's Univ.
Takemitsu Funatalab student (M)20152016co-supervisorKansai Univ.
Yuta Nakamuralab student (M)20152016co-supervisorKansai Univ.
Tomotsugu Matsudalab student (M)20132017co-supervisorKansai Univ.
Yipeng Helab student (M)2016supervisorKansai Univ.
Kaede Uenolab student (M)2017supervisorKansai Univ.
Naoto Yoshidalab student (D)2015supervisorKansai Univ.
Xiaoshun Menglab student (D)2015supervisorKansai Univ.

Scholarly and Professonal Activities

Research or equivalent grants
Granting AgencyDescriptsionSubjectBudgetYearPrincipal InvestigatorCo-Investigators
Tateishi Science and Technoogy FoundationGrants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)--2,500,000 yen about 30,000 dollars2017.4-2018.3 (one fiscal year)Yu EnokiboriTomoko Yonezawa
JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceGrants-in-Aid for Scientific ResearchRecord and Memory System of Elderly People and Caregivers23,800,000 yen about 200,000 dollars2015-2017 (three fiscal years)Noriaki KuwaharaTomoko Yonezawa et al.
JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceGrants-in-Aid for Scientific ResearchPara-communication Environment with Auditory Space and Orientation12,700,000 yen about 130,000 dollars2013-2016 (four fiscal years)Tomoko Yonezawa
JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceGrants-in-Aid for Scientific ResearchExpressive Stimulation for Treatment of the Apathy and Rehabilitation for Dementia Patients13,500,000 yen about 140,000 dollars2012-2014 (three fiscal years)Noriaki KuwaharaTomoko Yonezawa et al.
Kansai UniversitySubsidy for Supporting Young ScholarsOwnership Intermediating and Learning Robot 2,000,000 yen about 21,000 dollars2012-2013 (two fiscal years)Tomoko Yonezawa
Kansai UniversityGrants for Research on Reconstruction from East Japan Earthquake Disasters Psycological Stableness through Tactile Communication on Stuffed-toy Robot450,000 yen about 4,700 dollars2011-2012 (one fiscal year)Tomoko Yonezawa
JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceGrants-in-Aid for Scientific ResearchSupporting the daily-living of people with dementia by using media technology13,900,000 yen about 145,000 dollars2009-2011 (three fiscal years)Noriaki KuwaharaTomoko Yonezawa et al.
JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceGrants-in-Aid for Scientific ResearchIndividualization of Multimodal Expression for Anthropomorphic and Embodied Media3,300,000 yen about 35,000 dollars2008-2010 (three fiscal years)Tomoko Yonezawa
IPA Cultivating IT Human ResourcesMITOH ProgramWearable Voice Memorandoms in Browsing and Recording using Head/Gaze Direction7,000,000 yen about 73,000 dollars2009 (seven months)Tomoko YonezawaHirotake Yamazoe et al.
Nagoya University Grants for 21st century COEYoung Researchers ProjectsMultimodal Database with Variety of Personality and Emotions for Anthropomorphic Expressions 1,000,000 yen about 10,500 dollars2005-2006 (one fiscal year)Tomoko YonezawaHironori Tomobe
Keio University SFC Research InstituteTaikichiro Mori Memorial Research GrantsExtended Musical Instruments for Assisting Musical Composition 300,000 yen about 3,100 dollars1999-2000 (one fiscal year)Tomoko Yonezawa
Research or equivalent contracts
Granting AgencyDescriptionSubjectBudgetYearPrincipal InvestigatorCo-Investigators
NTT Resonant Inc.Joint ResearchMultimodal Communication Media Project2012500,000 yen about 510,000 dollarsTomoko Yonezawa
Nakamura Choukou Co. Ltd.Assigned ContributionImage Processing System Project2012342,000 yen about 3,500 dollarsTomoko YonezawaHirotake Yamazoe

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