Profile

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Hiroaki GOMI Dr. Eng.

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

Contact

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



Education

Waseda University, Mechanical Engineering, 1994 (Ph.D)
Waseda University, Mechanical Engineering, 1988 (M.S.)
Waseda University, Mechanical Engineering, 1986 (B.S.)


Professional Experience

2011.4 - present NTT Communication Science Labs., Senior Distinguished Research Scientist, Leader of Sensory and Motor Research Group
2009.4 - 2011.3 NTT Communication Science Labs., Senior Research Scientist, Leader of Sensory and Motor Research Group
2005.1 - 2010.3 Shimojo ERATO Implicit Brain Function Project, Group leader (Implicit Sensorimotor Control Group)
2004.10 - 2009.3 NTT Communication Science Labs., Senior Research Scientist (Distinguished, 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, Group Leader
2000.4 - 2009.3 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
1995.4 - 2002.3 Adjunct Lecturer, Waseda University.
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

2022.2 - 2022.3 NICT-NSF (National Science Foundation) Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience program (CRCNS) Review Board Committee
2021.3 - present JNNS, President
2020.7 - 2021.3 AMED Review Committee
2021.2 - 2022.3 NICT-NSF (National Science Foundation) Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience program (CRCNS) Review Board Committee
2020.2 - present JNNS, Committee
2020.2 - 2020.3 NICT-NSF (National Science Foundation) Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience program (CRCNS) Review Board Committee
2020.2 - present JNSS, Japanese Brain Science Dictionary Editor Committee
2019.5 - present JST Ikegaya ERATO project, Management Evaluation Committee Subcommittee Member
2019.4 Research Fund Review Committee of Ministry of Education and Science
2015.12 - 2017.7 JNSS, Neuro2017, The 40th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, Program Committee
2015.3 - 2016.10 The 23rd International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP2016) Organizing Committee, Workshop/Tutorial Chair
2015.1 - 2020.1 Brain and mind mechanisms Planning Committee, Chair
2014.12 - 2016.7 JNSS, Neuroscience 2016, Program Committee
2013.12 - present "Neuroscience research" Associate Editor
2013.12 - 2014.2 JST, International Science and Technology Collaboration Committee
2013.9 - 2014.12 "Vision Research" Guest Editor
2012.4 - present JNNS, Specially appointed Director
2011.4 - 2013.9 Neuro2013 (Joint Conf. JNSS, JSN, JNNS) Chair
2010.7 -2015.1 Brain and mind mechanisms Planning Committee, Vice Chair
2009.4 - 2012.3 JNNS, Award Election Board, Chief Committee
2009.4 - 2010 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


Honors

The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) Fellow (Information and Systems Society), 2017.3
NTT docomo R&D Openhouse, 2016 Excellent presentation award for Buru-Navi, 2016.12
NTT Communication Science Labs., 2015 Director Research & Development Award for "Innovations of new application and perceptual evaluation method for Buru-Navi3", 2016.4
NTT Device Innovation Center, Director Special Award for organization of 'Buru-Navi3 ideason', 2015.3
NTT Science & Core Technology Laboratory Group, Director Patent Award for Buru-Navi3 invention, 2014.12
Innovative Technologies 2014, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, 2014.10
Geo spatial EXPO, The 3rd Ichi-mono Gadget & Appli Best Prize (Gadget section), 2014.11
EuroHaptics 2014, Best Demonstration Award for "Distinct pseudo-attraction force sensation by a thumb-sized vibrator that oscillates asymmetrically.", 2014.6
NTT R&D Forum 2012 Excellent Exhibition Award for "Smooth Writing by Optic Flow", 2012
NTT Communication Science Labs., Director Special Award for "Study of odd sensation during stepping onto a stopped escalator", 2010
Research Award, Japan Neural Network Society, "Changing speed of visuomotor rotation during learning alter the strategy of learning" NC2007-34(2008-3), 2009
Best Paper Award, System Integration Section, SSI2008, Society of Instrument and Control Engineers Japan, 2008
Best Presentation Award, System Integration Section, SI2003, Society of Instrument and Control Engineers Japan, 2003
Best Paper Award (Tomoda-award) of Society of Instrument and Control Engineers 1998
Japan Neural Network Society, Best Paper Award of Japan 1997
Japan Neural Network Society, Best Paper Award, 1993
Japan Neural Network Society, Best Paper Award, 1992
Institute of System, Control and Information Engineers, Best Paper Award, 1991
Best Presentation Award, Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, 1990