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    EDUCATION 27/3/1997 Bachelor of Engineering, the University of Tokyo 29/3/1999 Master of Engineering, the University of Tokyo 29/3/2002 Doctor of Engineering, the University of Tokyo EMPLOYMENT HISTORY April 2002 - March 2006 Research Associate (Japan Science and Technology Agency) at the University of Tokyo April 2006 - August 2009 Research Associate at the University of Manchester August 2009 - September 2011 Associate Professor at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) October 2011 - present Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo RESEARCH TOPICS Natural language processing Text mining from biomedical literature Artificial intelligence in games Electric vehicles (past) HONORS AND AWARDS IPSJ Yamashita SIG Research Award, 2003 The Association for Natural Language Processing, Japan, Best Journal Paper of the Year, 2003 World Computer Shogi Championship, First Prize, 2002, 2005, 2008, and 2010 Computer Shogi Association, Research Award (2003), Contribution Award (2009) Honorary Senior Research Fellow (University of Manchester), 2006-2008