Yasunori Yamada  Yasunori Yamada photo       

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Accessibility Research, IBM Research - Tokyo.
Tokyo Research Laboratory, Yamato, Japan
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Yasunori Yamada is a staff researcher of the Accessibility & Aging Research group at IBM Research - Tokyo. He received his Ph.D. in Information Science & Technology from the University of Tokyo and joined IBM in 2015. His research interests include neuroscience, embodied intelligence, and cognitive science.

c.g.) http://www.isi.imi.i.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~y-yamada/index.html


Awards

  • Best Paper Award
    The 16th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (2017)
  • Dean Prize
    The University of Tokyo, Grad. School of Information Science & Technology (2015)
  • Young Researcher Presentation Award
    The summer workshop of comprehensive brain science network (2013)
  • Paper of Excellent Award
    The 2nd joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning-EpiRob (2012)
  • IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Outstanding Student Paper Travel Grant Award
    The 2nd joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning-EpiRob (2012)
  • NSF Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center Travel Grant Award
    The 2nd joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning-EpiRob (2012)
  • Poster Award
    The 12th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Baby Science (2012)

 

Invited Talk

  • "Simulating cortical learning of the human fetus via sensorimotor experiences",
    in the 59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Child Neurology, June, 2017.
  • Workshop about Machine Learning, Information Theory, and Neuroscience, March, 2017.
  • "An Embodied Brain Model of the Human Fetus",
    in the 4th International Symposium on Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics, March, 2017.
  • "Brain and musculoskeletal models for motor and cognitive deficits"
    in Computational Biology Seminar at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Jul, 2016
  • "Large-scale cortical simulation for human development & brain disorders"
    in Computational Biology Seminar at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Feb, 2016.


Biography

  • BS of Engineering (2010)
    The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • MA of Information Science & Technology (2012)
    The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Ph.D. student (2012-2015)
    Grad. School of Information Science & Technology, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • A research fellow (2012-2015)
    in Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • Staff Researcher (2015-)
    in IBM Research - Tokyo