Profile

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Hiroaki GOMI Dr. Eng.

Senior Scientist at
Sensory and Motor Research Group
Human and Information Science Lab.
NTT Communication Science Labs.

Contact

e-mail: gomi.hiroaki [at] lab.ntt.co.jp
NTT Communication Science Laboratories
3-1, Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi, 243-01 JAPAN



Education

1986.3 B.S. Control Engineering Course in Dept. Mechanical Engineering at Waseda Univ.
1988.3 M.S. Machine Design Course in Dept. Mechanical Engineering at Waseda Univ.
1994.3 Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University
Thesis title:
The computational mechanisms of adaptive and learning motor control by the central nervous system


Professional Experience

2005.1 - present Shimojo ERATO Implicit Brain Function Project, Group leader (Implicit Sensorimotor Control Group)
2004.10 - present NTT Communication Science Labs., Research Scientist, Supervisor
2003.4 - 2004.3 Visiting Professor of Dept.
Computational Intelligence and Systems Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering,
Univ. Tokyo Institute of Technology
2000.4 - 2003.3 Visiting Associate Professor of Dept.
Computational Intelligence and Systems Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering,
Univ. Tokyo Institute of Technology
(Behavioral Control of Sensory AdaptiveSystems Labs.)
1998.12 - 2003.11 CREST of JST (Japan Science and Technology Corporation) Honda project, Researcher
1996.12 - 2001.11 CREST of JST (Japan Science and Technology Corporation) Kawano project, Researcher
1995.4 - 2002.3 Adjunct Lecturer, Waseda University.
2000.4 - present NTT Communication Science Labs., Distinguished Research Scientist
1999.1 - 2004.9 NTT Communication Science Labs., Senior Researcher
1997.3 - 1999.1 NTT Basic Research Labs., Senior Researcher
1994.7 - 1997.3 Researcher, NTT Basic Research Labs.
1992.3 - 1994.7 Researcher, ATR Human Information Processing Research Labs.
1989.9 - 1992.3 Researcher, ATR Auditory and Visual Perception Research Labs.
1989.2 - 1989.9 Researcher, NTT Human Interface Labs.
1988.4 - 1989.2 Researcher, NTT Applied Electronics Labs.


Committee

2013.12- "Neuroscience research"Editor
2013.12 - 2014.2 JST, International Science and Technology Collaboration Committee
2013.9- "Vision Research" Guest Editor
2012.4 - JNNS, Specially appointed Director
2011.4 - 2013.9 Neuro2013 (Joint Conf. JNSS, JSN, JNNS) Chair
2010.7 - present Brain and mind mechanisms Planning Committee, Vice Chair
2009.4 - 2012.3 JNNS, Award Election Board, Chief Committee
2009.4 - present JNSS, Neuro2010, Program Committee
2008.12 - 2009.12 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Research Review Committee, Head
2008.4 - 2009.3 JNNS, Award Election Board, Committee
2008.4 - present IEICE, Neurocomputing Technical Group, Committee
2007.5 - 2009.10 IEICE, Informatics on Embodiment Technical Group, Committee
2007.5 - 2007.9 JNNS, Award Election Member
2007.5 - 2008.4 IEICE, Neurocomputing Technical Group, Chair
2006.2 - 2007.1 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Research Review Committee
2006.4 - 2007.4 IEICE, Neurocomputing Technical Group, Vice Chair
2006.3 - 2007.9 JNSS, Neuro2007, Program Committee
2003.4 - 2004.3 Committee of Japan Neural Network Society
1999 - 2001 ISHF (The First International Symposium on Measurement, Analysis and Modeling of Human Functions) Program Committee
1997.3 - 2001.9 ERATO of JST, Kawato Dynamic Brain Project, Technical Committee
1997.5 - 2000.3 IEICE, Neurocomputing Technical Group, Organizing Committee


Awards

1990 Best Presentation Award, Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan
1991 Best Paper Award (Sawaragi award) of the Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers
1992 Best Paper Award of Japan Neural Network Society
1993 Best Paper Award of Japan Neural Network Society
1997 Best Paper Award of Japan Neural Network Society
1998 Best Paper Award (Tomoda-award) of Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
2014 EuroHaptics 2014, Best Demonstration Award for "Distinct pseudo-attraction force sensation by a thumb-sized vibrator that oscillates asymmetrically."