Tokuro Matsuo, Ph.D.

Professor, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
Visiting Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
Guest Professor, Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia
Project Research Professor, Nagoya Institute of Technology, JapanResearch Fellow, SEITI, Central Michigan University, USA

 

Biography

Dr. Tokuro Matsuo is a full professor at Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology since 2012. He received the doctor degree of engineering from Dept. of Computer Science at Nagoya Institute of Technology in 2006. He is an invited professor at University of Nevada, Jas Vegas, USA since 2016; a guest professor at Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia since 2015; a research project professor of Collective Intelligence Research Center at Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan since 2015; a research fellow of SEITI in Central Michigan University, USA since 2010; and an executive director of International Institute of Applied Informatics since 2011. He was a visiting researcher at University of California at Irvine in 2010-2011; was a research fellow at Shanghai University between 2010 to 2013; and was a research project professor of Green Computing Research Center at Nagoya Institute of Technology between 2011 to 2014. His current research interests include electronic commerce and business, service science and marketing, business management, artificial intelligence, material informatics, tourism informatics, convention administration research, and incentive design on e-services. Some of his researches are presented in the top international conferences on AAAI, IEEE CEC, AAMAS, and WWW. He chaired a lot of international conferences including IEEE/ACIS SNPD 2009, 2012 and 2014, IEEE/ACIS ICIS 2010 and 2013, IEEE IWEA 2007-2012, ACAN 2005-2012, and AAI 2012-2016. He gave over 70 keynotes and invited talk at international conferences, symposia, and seminars. He also received over 40 awards and research grants from research foundations, company and Government. He is also commissioned as Japan Conference Ambassador, Kumamoto City MICE Ambassador, and Adviser of Information Promotion of Japan.

Appointment
  • [2006 – 2012] Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University, Japan
  • [2012 – present] Professor at Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
Visiting Appointment
  • [2010- 2011] Visiting Researcher, University of California, Irvine, USA.
  • [2010- ] Research Fellow, Software Engineering Information Technology Institute, Central Michigan University, USA.
  • [2011-2013] Visiting Researcher, Shanghai University, China.
  • [2011- 2013] Project Research Professor, Center for Green Computing, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan.
  • [2015- ] Guest Professor, Nina Nusantara University, Indonesia.
  • [2015- ] Project Research Professor, Center for Social Computing, Nagoya Institute of Technology.
  • [2016- ] Visiting Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA.
Honor
  • [April 2016 – March 2016] Japan Conference Ambassador, Japan National Tourism Organization, Japan.
  • [April 2015 – March 2017] Kumamoto MICE Ambassador, Japan.
Education
  • B.A. (Primary School Education and Mathematics Education), Saga University, March 2001.
    Graduation Thesis: A Study on Stability of Fixed Points in Non-linear Systems.
  • M.S. (Social Knowledge Science), Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, March 2003.
    Thesis: A Study on Electronic Commerce Support Systems based on Users’ Preferences.
  • Ph.D. (Information Science and Engineering), Nagoya Institute of Technology, March 2006.
    Doctor Dissertation: Studies on Qualitative Modeling and Computational Analysis in Economic Systems.
Academic Experience
  • [October 2011 – present] Executive director of International Institute of Applied Informatics, Japan
  • [September 2013 – present] Vice-President, Software Engineering Research Foundation, USA
  • [September 2011 – May 2015] Board of Director, International Association for Computer and Information Science, USA
  • [May 2015 – present] Vice-President, International Association for Computer and Information Science, USA
Research Grants
  • [2015-2020] Tokuro Matsuo (CI in Agent-Based Large-scale Consensus Support System), (Research Group Leader in Analysis of Large-scale Consensus Support Process and Applications), $800,000USD, CREST, JST.
  • [2015-2018] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (General Research B), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, $170,000USD, JSPS.
  • [2012-2013] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Exploratory Research), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, $30,000USD, JSPS.
  • [2009-2012] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Young researcher B), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, $35,000USD, JSPS.
  • [2009-2010] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Research Grant, Casio Foundation, $30,000USD.
  • [2009-2010] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Research Grant, Intelligence Cosmos Foundation, $11,000USD.
  • [2008-2009] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Research Grant, Telecommunication Advances Foundation, $9,300USD.
  • [2007-2008] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Grant for Strategic Research Projects, Yamagata University, $10,000USD.
  • [2007-2008] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Grant for Doctorate Receiver, NEC C&C Foundation, $20,000USD.
  • [2006-2009] Tokuro Matsuo (CI), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
  • [2006-2008] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Start-up), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, $28,000USD, JSPS.
  • [2006-2008] Tokuro Matsuo (CI), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
  • [2004-2005] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Research Scholarship, The Daiko Fundation, $3, 500USD.
  • [2003-2004] Tokuro Matsuo (PI), Research Grant, Japan Science Research Fundationm $6,500USD.
Professional Societies and Registrations
  • [2004- ] IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
    • [2004- ] IEEE Computer Society
  • [2004- ] AAAI Lifetime Member(The American Association for Artificial Intelligence)
  • [2002- ] IEEJ Senior Member(The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan)
  • [2001- ] IPSJ (The Information Processing Society of Japan)
  • [2001- ] JSAI (The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence)
Professional License
  • Teacher’s License of Primary School, Acquisition in 2001.