About

Affiliation

Principles of Informatics Research Division,
National Institute of Informatics

Contact

National Institute of Informatics,
2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8430, Japan
E-mail: mahito (at) nii.ac.jp

Biosketch

2017.4—now
Associate Professor, Principles of Informatics Research Division, National Institute of Informatics
2014.10—now
JST PRESTO Researcher (concurrent)
2014.4—2017.3
Assistant Professor, Department of Reasoning for Intelligence, ISIR, Osaka University
2012.7—2014.3
Research Scientist, Machine Learning and Computational Biology Research Group,
Max Planck Institutes Tübingen
(2013.8—2014.3 Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Researcher)
2012.4—2012.6
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Reasoning for Intelligence, ISIR, Osaka University
2008.4—2012.3
Ph.D. Student, Group of Intelligence Information Processing Principles,
Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
(2010.4—2012.3 JSPS Research Fellow DC2)
2006.4—2008.3
Graduate Student, Group of Biological Information,
Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
2002.4—2006.3
Undergraduate Student, Undergraduate School of Informatics and Mathematical Science,
Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
1999.4—2002.3
Hyogo High School

Guest Professor

2016.9—2016.10
Guest Professor, Machine Learning & Computational Biology Lab, ETH Zürich
2014.10—2014.11
Guest Professor, Machine Learning & Computational Biology Lab, ETH Zürich

Academic degree

Doctor of Informatics, Kyoto University, 2012
Thesis: Studies on Computational Learning via Discretization
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Committee: Prof. Akihiro Yamamoto (chair), Prof. Tatsuya Akutsu, Prof. Toshiyuki Tanaka

Awards and Honors

2015
IEICE TC-IBISML Research Award Finalist
Halting in Random Walk Kernels, Mahito Sugiyama and Karsten Borgwardt
2015
Osaka University Presidential Award for Encouragement
2013.8—2014.3
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers (24 months, declined)
2012.7—2013.7
Postdoctoral fellowship of the Max Planck Society (24 months, declined)
2010.4—2012.3
Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2)
2009
JSAI Incentive Award
An Alternative to Statistical Hypothesis Testing Based on Computational Learning Theory,
Mahito Sugiyama and Akihiro Yamamoto

Research Grants

Strategic Basic Research Programs (by JST)

Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI; by JSPS)

Others


Teaching Experience

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Memberships & Professional Activities

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