Daiki Kimura / 木村 大毅  Daiki Kimura / 木村 大毅 photo       

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Research Scientist
IBM Research - Tokyo
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Professional Associations:  IEEE Member  |  Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)  |  Robotics Society of Japan

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Daiki Kimura is currently a Research Scientist at IBM Research AI, and researching about deep reinforcement learning for robotics and deep learning for computer vision. He received his B.Eng., M.Eng., and D.Eng. from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2011, 2012, and 2015. During the period, he was also a Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), and a Research Assistant at the university. And he joined Research Internships at Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) in Beijing, and Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) in Switzerland. Then he was a Research Scientist at Rakuten Institute of Technology (RIT) from 2015 to 2016. He joined IBM Research as a Research Scientist in 2016. He recieved Outstanding Paper Award at SSII 2011, Best Demonstration Award at MIRU 2012, Outstanding Young Researcher Award from SICE in 2013, and so on. His research interests include AI, machine learning, and computer perception.

 

2011年 東京工業大学卒業、2012年 同大修士課程修了、2015年 同大博士課程修了。在学中、日本学術振興会 特別研究員、同大 研究補佐員も兼任。また、北京のMicrosoft Research Asia、スイスの大学Fachhochschule Nordwestschweizで研究インターンシップに参加。2015年 楽天技術研究所に入所。2016年 IBM 東京基礎研究所に入所、現在に至る。SSII 2011 優秀学術論文賞、MIRU 2012 ベストデモ賞、2013年 計測自動制御学会 若手奨励賞などを受賞。特に、知能ロボットや、画像処理などの研究に従事。

 

Education

Doctor of Engineering, 2012 - 2015
Tokyo Institute of Technology
"Knowledge Transfer on Robots", (summary)

Master of Engineering, 2011 - 2012 (shortened)
Tokyo Institute of Technology
"Ultra-Fast and Online Incremental Transfer Learning"

Bachelor of Engineering, 2009 - 2011
Tokyo Institute of Technology
"Base Researches for Autonomous-Mental-Development Robot"

Foundation degree, 2004 - 2009
National Institute of Technology, Tokyo College
"Scheduling Method without Waiting Time for Mobiles"

 

Awards and Funds

Outstanding Young Researcher Award
The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, Japan, 2013

Outstanding Paper Award
Symposium on Sensing via Image Information, Kanagawa, Japan, 2011

Best Demonstration Award
Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding, Fukuoka, Japan, 2012

Research Fund for Young Scientists (KAKENHI)
2 million JPY / 1.5 years, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2014

Total Exemption from Scholarship Repayment by Top 10% Outstanding Achievements
Japan Student Services Organization, Japan, 2012

Vice-Dean of Graduated Students
Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 2012

Special Award of Innovative Technologies (to SOINN technology)
Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, Japan, 2013

JM English Learning Award
National Institute of Technology, Tokyo College, Tokyo, Japan, 2007

 

Invited Talks and Demos

Invited Lecture
Technical Committee on Industrial Application of Image Processing, 2017

Invited Robot Demonstration
Techfest at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 2013

Invited Robot Demonstration
Kshitij at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 2013

Assistant of Invited Talk 
Workshop on Adaptive and Learning Systems, Yale University, New Haven, USA, 2013

Assistant of Invited Talk
Cognizance at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, 2014

Assistant of Invited Talk
Techfest at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 2013

Assistant of Invited Talk
Kshitij at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 2013

Assistant of Invited Talk
Kurukshetra at Anna University, Tamil Nadu, India, 2013

 

Languages

Japanese - Native proficiency
English - Professional working proficiency
Chinese - Elementary proficiency
Swiss German - Elementary proficiency

 

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Patents

 

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