Kentarou Fukuda  Kentarou Fukuda photo         

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Manager of Standards & Product Compliance
Research and Development, IBM Japan
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[Summary]

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.

[Publications]

Link for Googole Scholar

[Awards]

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