Biography


Hiroki Tanaka (田中 宏季) received master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan, in 2012 and 2015, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the College of Liberal Arts of International Christian University. His research interest is understanding and support. His research interest is understanding and supporting people with social communication difficulties through multimodal human–computer interaction systems.

Keywords: multimodal, social communication, autism spectrum, assistive technology

Email: hiroki.tanaka[at]icu.ac.jp

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Experiences

  • Professor (Assistant) at Division of Arts and Sciences, International Christian University (2024.4-)
  • Visiting Professor, Universtiy Paris-Saclay, LISN Laboratory (2022.11-2022.12)
  • Visiting Researcher at RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project, Goal-Oriented Technology Research Group, Tourism Information Analytics Team (2019.5-2022.3)
  • Assistant Professor at Division of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (2018.4-2024.3)
  • Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (2018.1-2018.4)
  • Research Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (2016-2018.1)
  • Student Internship at Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Southern California (2014)
  • Researcher at Center for Special Needs Education, Nara University of Education (2013-2015)
  • Researcher at Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (2013-2014)
  • Group Leader, J-Kids at Lighthouse Christian Church (2011-2017)
  • Assistant Instructor at Izumi Special Needs Class (2010-2011)

Academic Background

  • Doctoral course at Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan (2012-2015)
    • Augmented Human Communication Laboratory
  • Master course at Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan (2010-2012)
    • Applied Linguistic Laboratory and Augmented Human Communication Laboratory
  • Advanced course of Production System Engineering, Asahikawa National College of Technology, Japan (2008-2010)
    • Koyama Laboratory