Yoko YAMAGUCHI: Ph.D. Unit Leader

Research Field

Comoputational Neuroscience, Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems, Neuroinformatics

 

 

 

 

Education

Graduated from Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo, in March 1978
Graduated from Master program of Graduate School, University of Tokyo, in March 1980
Thesis: "Theoretical studies of synchronization as a coordinative mechanism
in biological rhythms",  Ph. D.
(University of Tokyo), in February 1986


Occupation

1982 Jan. ~ 1993 Feb. Research Instructor at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo
1993 Mar. ~ 1993 Mar. Lecturer at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo
1993 Apr. – 1996 Sep. Associate Professor at Department of Information Sciences, College of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Denki University
1993 Apr. -1995 Mar. Guest Associate Professor at Division of Biocybernetics, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
1996 Oct. ~ 2000 Sep. Professor at Department of Information Sciences, College of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Denki University
2000 Oct. ~2012.Apr.  Laboratory Head, Laboratory for Dynamics of Emergent Intelligence, RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI).

2012 May. ~2012 Sep.  Neuroinformatics Japan Center Deputy Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI)

2012 Oct. ~ 2018 Mar.  Neuroinformatics Japan Center Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI)

2018 Apr. ~ Present  Unit Leader, NeuroinformaticsUnit, Integrative Computational Brain Science Collaboration Center, RIKEN Center for Brain Science

 

Concurrent Post

2008 Mar.  ~  Professor, Graduate School of Information Science ant Technology, The University of Tokyo

 

Award

1995 The best paper in a year in Japan Neural Network Society
2006 The best poster award , ICONIP2006
2007 Editors Choice Award on the receommendation of the Editorial Board, NeuroImage:
System Neuroscience Section
2008 The best paper award, IJCNN2008
2009 Runner-Up Student Paper Award IJCNN 2009
2011 The best poster award ICCN 2011

2011 Human Communication Award, IEICE Human Communication Group