• 1999.3 B. S. in Information Science, the University of Tokyo
  • 2001.3 M. S. in Information Science, the University of Tokyo
  • 2004.3 Ph. D. in Computer Science, the University of Tokyo
    • Doctoral Dissertation: “Abstraction of Manipulation Tasks to Automatically Generate Robot Motion from Observation”


  • 2004.4 – 2005.3 Researcher, the University of Tokyo
  • 2005.4 – 2007.1 Project Research Associate, the University of Tokyo
  • 2007.1 – 2007.4 Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research Asia
  • 2007.4 – 2007.8 Project Research Associate, the University of Tokyo
  • 2007.9 – 2008.3 Project Lecturer, the University of Tokyo
  • 2008.4 – Present Associate Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)
    • 2012.2 – 2013.3 Visitor, Carnegie Mellon University
    • 2018.7 – 2018.9 Visiting Researcher, Microsoft


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  • 2017 Finalist of Best Paper in Biomimetics Award
    • A. Yuguchi, G. A. G. Ricardez, M. Ding, J. Takamatsu and T. Ogasawara: “Gaze Calibration for Human-Android Eye Contact Using a Single Camera”, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2017), pp. 883-888, 2017.
  • 2017 Best Student Paper Award
    • Y. Takahashi, N. Shirakura, K. Toyoshima, T. Amako, R. Isobe, J. Takamatsu and Keiichi Yasumoto: “DdeepRemote: A Smart Remote Controller for Intuitive Control through Home Appliances Recognition by Deep Learning”, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking(ICMU2017), 2017.
  • 2016 Excellent Paper Award
    • Gustavo Alfonso Garcia Ricardez, Akihiko Yamaguchi, Jun Takamatsu, and Tsukasa Ogasawara: “Excellent Paper,” at the 2nd Int. Conf. on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering (ICMRE 2016), Nice, France, February 18-22, 2016.
  • 2012 ベストティーチング賞
    • 奈良先端科学技術大学院大学 情報科学研究科
  • 2012 情報処理学会山下記念研究賞

  • 2008 Best Paper Award
    • IEEE Int. W. on Object Tracking and Classification Beyond the Visible Spectrum
  • 2007 Best Reviewer Award
    • 8th Asian Conf. on Computer Vision (ACCV), 2007
  • 2005 Visual Systems and Multimedia Paper Award
    • M. Kamakura, T. Oishi, J. Takamatsu, and K. Ikeuchi, “Classification of Bayon Faces Using 3D Model,” 11th Int. Conf. on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM), 2005
  • 2004 Best Paper Award
    • K. Ikeuchi, K. Hasegawa, A. Nakazawa, J. Takamatsu, T. Oishi, T. Masuda, “Bayon Digial Archival Project,” 10th Int. Conf. on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM), 2004