Dr. Matsumoto received his Ph.D. degree in 2008 from the Faculty of Engineering, the University of Tokushima. He is currently an assistant professor at the University of Tokushima. His main research field is Sensibility Robotics. His research interests include affective computing, Emotion Recognition, and Natural Language Processing. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles as a leading author. He is a member of the technical committee of the international conference of IEEE and other societies. He is a member of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ), The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE), The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI), The Association for Natural Language Processing (ANLP), The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan (IEEJ) and Human Interface Society.