KOMEI SUGIURA

Bio

Komei Sugiura is a Senior Researcher at National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan. He received his B.E. degree in electrical and electronic engineering, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in informatics from Kyoto University in 2002, 2004, and 2007, respectively. From 2006 to 2008, he was a research fellow at Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. From 2006 to 2009, he was also with ATR Spoken Language Communication Research Laboratories. His research interests include robot dialogues, service robots, machine learning, cloud robotics, imitation learning, spoken dialogue systems, information retrieval, and recommender systems.
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Contact

Office address 3-5 Hikaridai, Seika, Soraku, Kyoto 619-0289, Japan
Email
Phone +81-774-98-6300
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Education

4/2004 - 3/2007 Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
Ph. D. in Informatics (2007)
4/2002 - 3/2004 Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
M. Sc. in Informatics (2004)
4/1998 - 3/2002 Undergraduate School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Kyoto University
B. E. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2002)
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Employment

4/2012 - present Adjunct Lecturer, Doshisha University, Japan
4/2010 - present Visiting Researcher, Tamagawa University, Japan
4/2008 - present Senior Researcher, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
4/2008 - 3/2009 Researcher, ATR Spoken Language Communication Research Laboratories, Japan
4/2006 - 3/2008 Intern Researcher, ATR Spoken Language Communication Research Laboratories, Japan
4/2006 - 3/2008 Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
6/2005 - 9/2005 Intern, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA
4/2004 - 3/2006 Intern Researcher, ATR Network Informatics Laboratories, Japan
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Honors and Awards

7/2017 2nd Place in RoboCup 2017 RoboCup@Home League Domestic Standard Platform
7/2017 Open Source Software Award, RoboCup 2017 @Home League
7/2016 Innovation Award, RoboCup 2016 @Home League
9/2015 1st Place, Toyota HSR Hackathon 2015
7/2014 Best Presentation, NICT Joint Research Workshop
6/2012 2nd Place in RoboCup 2012 @Home League
5/2012 1st Place in RoboCup 2012 Japan Open @Home League
9/2011 IROS 2011 RoboCup Best Paper Award
5/2011 The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence Award in RoboCup 2011 Japan Open
5/2011 1st Place in RoboCup 2011 Japan Open @Home League
5/2011 RoboCup Research Award, The RoboCup Japanese National Committee
6/2010 1st Place in RoboCup 2010 @Home League
5/2010 The Robotics Society of Japan Award in RoboCup 2010 Japan Open
5/2010 1st Place in RoboCup 2010 Japan Open @Home League
7/2009 2nd Place in RoboCup 2009 @Home League
5/2009 The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence Award in RoboCup 2009 Japan Open
5/2009 1st Place in RoboCup 2009 Japan Open @Home League
8/2008 Young Researcher Award of Electronics, Information and Systems Society, The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan
7/2008 1st Place in RoboCup 2008 @Home League
5/2008 1st Place in RoboCup 2008 Japan Open @Home League
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Social Activities

Chair, RoboCup@Home Standard Platform League Selection Committee [2016]
Co-Chair, The RoboCup 2017 Nagoya Exective Working Committee [2016, 2017]
Video Co-Chair, HRI 2016 (ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction) [2016]
Technical Program Committee, RO-MAN [2015]
TPC Member, UIC [2015]
Trustee, RoboCup Federation [2014, 2015, 2016, 2017]
Associate Editor, Advanced Robotics [2014, 2015, 2016, 2017]
Co-Chair, RoboCup Symposium [2014]
Program Committee, ICAR [2013]
Program Chair, Workshop on Field Speech and Mobile Data [2013]
Program Committee, Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan [2012, 2013, 2014, 2015]
Program Committeee, SICE SI Division Conference [2011, 2012]
Web Chair, HRI 2013 (ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction) [2013]
TPC Member, ICME (IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo) [2012]
Program Committee, RoboCup Symposium [2012, 2013, 2015, 2016]
Executive Committee, RoboCup@Home League [2012, 2013]
Technical Committee, RoboCup@Home League [2009, 2010, 2011]
Program Committee, Multimodal Audio-based Multimedia Content Analysis Workshop [2011]
Organizing Committee, RoboCup@Home Japan Open [2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017]
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