Professional AssociationsProfessional Associations: ACM SIGCHI | Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers | IPSJ Senior Member | Japanese Industrial Standards Committee | Web Accessibility Infrastructure Committee
Kentarou Fukuda received his Ph.D. in Information and Computer Sciences from Osaka University in 2000, and then he joined IBM Research - Tokyo. His research interests include Aaccessibility, Web application development, and Multimedia systems. In accessibility area, he leads open source project Eclipse Accessibility Tools Framework as a co-lead, and contributed to several standards such as JIS X 8341-3, WAI-ARIA, etc.
He is currently leading a technical curriculum design of "Access Blue" (long team internship program for PwD students) and social implementation and dissemination of barrier-free navigation system.
|Apr. 2011||Awards for Science and Technology (Development Category), The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Japan)|
|May 2009||Kiyasu Special Industrial Achievement Award, Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)|
|Jul. 2002||Best paper award: "Site-wide annotation: reconstructing existing pages to be accessible", ACM ASSETS 2002|