Masahiro Yukawa – Biography

Special Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory for Mathematical Neuroscience, BSI, RIKEN, JAPAN

Masahiro Yukawa received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2002, 2004, and 2006, respectively.

From October 2006 to March 2007, he was a Visiting Researcher at the Department of Electronics, the University of York, U.K. From April 2007 to March 2008, he was with the Next Generation Mobile Communications Laboratory at RIKEN, Saitama, Japan, and, since April 2008, he has been with the Brain Science Institute at RIKEN. From August to November 2008, he was a Guest Researcher at the Associate Institute for Signal Processing, the Technical University of Munich, Germany. His research interests include mathematical adaptive signal processing, constrained optimization, and their applications to acoustic/communication systems.

From April 2005 to March 2007, he was a recipient of the Research Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) . He received the Excellent Paper Award and the Young Researcher Award from the IEICE in 2006 and in 2010, respectively, the Yasujiro Niwa Outstanding Paper Award from Tokyo Denki University in 2007, and the Ericsson Young Scientist Award from Nippon Ericsson in 2009. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institute of Electrical, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) of Japan.