CURRICULUM VITAE

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Birth: December, 1951, Japan

Marital status: Married, two sons

Home address: Jiyugaoka 2, Munakata, Fukuoka, 811-4163 Japan

Education: 1972, Department of Electrical Engineering, National College of Technology; 1977, Department of Statistics, Fac. of Mathematics, Kyushu University (B. of Mathematics); 1988, Department of Engineering, Nagoya University (Dr. of Engineering); Dissertation: A study on the reliability of dielectric tests applied for electrical apparatuses

Positions: 1977, Takaoka Electric; 1986, Executive Research Engineer at Takaoka; 1988, Vice Research Director at Takaoka; 1989, Visiting scholar at Stanford University, Department of Statistics; 1995, Professor of Hiroshima City University (Department of Information Science); 1998, Professor of Kyushu Institute of Technology (Department of Control Engineering and Science); 2003, Trustee of Kyushu Institute of Technology; 2004, Vice-Dean of Faculty of Computer Science & Systems Engineering; 2008, Professor of Kyushu Institute of Technology (Department of Systems Design and Informatics); 2015, Professor of Hiroshima Institute of Technology (Department of Environmental Design); 2015, Emeritus Professor of Kyushu Institute of Technology; 2015, Head of Data Sciense Research Center at Hiroshima Institute of Technology; 2016, Professor of Hiroshima Institute of Technology (Department of Architectural Design)

Award: 1983, Japan Electrical Manufactures' Association, Distinguished Contribution Award; 1985, Takaoka Electric, Best Research Award for Engineers; 1988, The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, Distinguished Paper Award; 2006, IEEE Reliability Society Japan Chapter Award (Best Paper); 2006, The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan Chapter Award (Best Paper); 2008, IEEJ Distinguished Paper Award; 2008, Reliability Society Japan Presentation Award; 2009, IPSJ Kyushu Chapter Hinokuni Paper Award; 2009, CIEC Best Paper Award; 2010, Reliability Engineering Association of Japan Best Column Award; CATE Best Paper Award; J Soc Comp Stat Best Presentation Award; 2011, IPSJ Kyushu Chapter Hinokuni Paper Award; IEICE Kyushu Chapter Hinokuni Presentation Award; Reliability Engineering Association of Japan 20 Year Memorial Editorial Paper Award; 2012, Reliability Society Japan Presentation Award; 2012, IEEE Reliability Society Japan Chapter Award (Incentive Awards Paper); 2013.3.6, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Distinguished Contribution Award for Research; 2013, IPSJ Kyushu Chapter Hinokuni Paper Award; 2013, IEEE Reliability Society Japan Chapter Award (Best Paper); 2014.3, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Distinguished Contribution Award for Research;

Grants: 1996, Chugoku Electric Power Co.; 1996-1997, Nagoya Sangyo-Kagaku Research Lab; 2006, Grants by Ohkawa Foundation for Information and Telecommunications; 2006, Grants by Kayamori Foundation for Informational Science Advancement; 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2005-2007, 2008-2010, 2011-2012, 2012-2014, 2017-2020, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research in Japan (KAKENHI, Mext); 2014-2016, Health Labour Sciences Research Grant in Japan (The Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare);

Academic Society Member: IEEE (Computer Society, Power Engineering, Reliability, Control, Dielectric and Insulation societies) ASA (American Statistical Association), IMS (Institute of Mathematical Statistics), MPS (Mathematical Programming Society),
ISI (International Statistical Institute), SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), AMS (American Mathematical Society) and 12 society members in Japan (I Ele Eng J, Info Proc Soc J, Math Soc J, J Stat Soc, J Soc App Stat, J Stat Comp Soc, J SIAM, Relia Eng Ass J, O R Soc J, I Ele Info Comp Eng, CIEC, Behaviormetric Soc J, L&G Edu Soc J)

Academic Activity: Associate Editor of Japanese Journal of Applied Statistics (1996-2000); Board of directors of Reliability Engineering Association of Japan (1999-2002); Associate Editor of Information (1998-); Associate Editor of Journal of Asian Information-Science-Life (2002-); Associate Editor of Far East Journal of Theoretical Statistics (2002-), Associate Editor of Bulletin of Informatics and Cybernetics (2006-)

Publications: 2 books & 18 book chapters; More than 80 refereed full papers; More than 85 international conference proceedings; More than 240 academic presentations; 24 Technical Reports; 19 Takaoka Reviews; More than 70 general presentations; and more.

PhD Students: T. Yukizane, Bump Hunting and Its Application, 2009.3; Y. Toyosaka, Pandemic Simulation Using the Combination of Ordinary Differential Equations and Multi-Agent Model and Its Application to Influenza Spread Prediction, 2010.3; Faisal Md. Zaman, Ensemble Methods Based on Optimal Selection and Addition of Stable Classifiers, 2011.3; Sirajum Monira Sumi, Hybrid Ensemble Modeling with Application to Hydrological Forecasting, 2013.3;

Etc.: Marquis Who's Who in the World (2008-2017 Edi.s); Appeared on TV to "The most useful school in the world" of NTV (Nippon Television Network).