Tokuro Matsuo, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan (Director of Research Center for AI and Service Science, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan / Director, Professional Education Center, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan)
  • Visiting Professor, Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia
  • Professor (Adjunct), Asia University, Taiwan
  • Guest Professor, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Biography

Dr. Tokuro Matsuo is currently a Full Professor (tenured) at Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology (AIIT) in Public University Corporation Tokyo Metropolitan University from 2012. Also, he is currently a Director of Research Center for Artificial Intelligence and Service Science at AIIT; CEO of International Institute of Applied Informatics (IIAI); a Guest Professor at Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia; a Guest Professor at Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan; an Adjunct Professor at Asian University, Taiwan; and Japan Conference Ambassador. He was an Associate Professor (tenured) at Yamagata University, Japan (2006-2012); an Invited Professor at City University of Macau, Macau (2018-2020); a Visiting Professor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA (2016-2017); a Vice-President, International Association for Computer and Information Science, USA (2015-2017); a Vice-President, Software Engineering Research Foundation, USA (2013-2018); a Visiting Researcher at University of California at Irvine, USA (2010-2011); a Research Fellow at Shanghai University, China (2010-2013); and a Project Professor of Green Computing Research Center at Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan (2011-2014); and a Research Fellow of SEITI in Central Michigan University, USA (2010-2018). He received my Ph.D. in computer science from Nagoya Institute of Technology in 2006. His current research interests include agent-based electronic commerce, qualitative reasoning and simulation, material informatics, IT and business management, and IoT. He delivered 150 keynotes and invited talk at international conferences, symposia, and seminars in this decade. He also received over 10 awards on research and over 30 research grants from government, research foundations, and company. He has ever presented over 250 papers in peer-reviewed international conference and journals including top/high-ranked international journals and conferences, such as, International Journal of Neural Systems, IEEE Access, Heliyon, Applied Artificial Intelligence, AAAI, IEEE CEC, AAMAS, IEEE WCCI, and WWW. Also, he has published 13 edited books from Springer, IGI-Global, and WIT Press. He has been international conference organizing chairs (conference chair/ program chair / finance chair / publication chair) of IEEE PRIWEC(2006), IEEE/ACIS SNPD (2009 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019), PRIMA (2009, 2020), IEEE/ACIS ICIS (2010, 2013, 2015, 2016), IIAI AAI (2012-2022), AAMAS (2013), IEEE/ACIS SERA (2014, 2015), IEEE SOCA (2014, 2017), IEEE TENSYMP (2016), IEEE ICS (2016, 2017), IEEE SC2 (2017), ASEAN-AI (2018), and other 40 international conferences and workshops.

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- 2018] 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- 2020] Guest Professor, Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia.
  • [2019- present] Visiting Professor, Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia.
  • [2015-2021] Project Professor, NITech Center for Collective Intelligence, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan.
  • [2016-2017] Visiting Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA.
  • [2018.9-2020] Invited Professor, Institute of Data Science, City University of Macau, Macau.
  • [2020.3-present] Professor (Adjunct), Asia University, Taiwan.
  • [2020.4-present] Guest Professor, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan.
Honor
  • [April 2016 – present] Japan MICE Ambassador, Japan National Tourism Organization, Japan.
  • [April 2015 – Unlimited term] 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 – 2018] Vice-President, Software Engineering Research Foundation, USA
  • [September 2011 – May 2015] Board of Director, International Association for Computer and Information Science, USA
  • [May 2015 – May 2017] Vice-President, International Association for Computer and Information Science, USA
Research Grants
  • [2020-2025] Tokuro Matsuo (CI in Agent-Based Large-scale Consensus Support System in Hyper-Democracy), (Research Group Leader in Analysis of International Social Experiments), $500,000USD, CREST, JST.
  • [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.