Masashi Sugiyama

Masashi Sugiyama

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Associate Professor

Research Area

Statistical Machine Learning, Data Mining, Signal and Image Processing, Robot Control


Masashi Sugiyama was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1974. He received the degrees of Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Engineering in Computer Science from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan in 1997, 1999, and 2001, respectively. In 2001, he was appointed Assistant Professor in the same institute, and from 2003, he is Associate Professor. He received Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship and stayed at Fraunhofer Institute, Berlin, Germany, from 2003 to 2004. In 2006, he received European Commission Program Erasmus Mundus Scholarship and stayed at University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. He was awarded Faculty Award from IBM in 2007 for his contribution to machine learning under non-stationarity, and Nagao Special Researcher Award from IPSJ in 2011 for his contribution to the density-ratio paradigm of machine learning. His research interest includes theories and algorithms of machine learning and data mining, and a wide range of applications such as signal processing, image processing, and robot control.