Associate Professor since 2008. I received Ph.D. from Osaka University in 2002. I was Assistant Professor of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology(IST) at Osaka University from 2002 to 2005. I also had worked as a visiting scholar in University of California, San Diego in 2005. From 2005 to 2008, I had worked on the internationalization of education in the Graduate School of IST as a Specially-Appointed Associate Professor.