Yoshifumi Nishida

Yoshifumi Nishida is a Team Leader of Designing Everyday Life Function and Social System team at the Digital Human Research Center (DHRC) of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan. He is also the Leader of the project “Sensing and Modeling Everyday Life Behavior for Injury Prevention” of the Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology Programs (CREST) of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) from 2005.He received a PhD from the Graduate School of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Tokyo in 1998. In 1998, he joined Intelligent System Division of Electrotechnical Laboratory at AIST of the ministry of international trade and industry (MITI), Japan. In 2001, he joined Digital Human Laboratory. He is a Senior Research Scientist at DHRC from 2005. His research interests include human behavior sensing, human behavior modeling and injury prevention engineering. He is a member of the Robotics Society of Japan, and the Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence. He received a Best Paper Award and a Young Investigation Excellence Award from Robotics Society of Japan, a Best Presentation Award from Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence, and Docomo Mobile Science Award.

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