Keisuke Imoto, Ph.D. (Short CV)


1984.07 Born in Osaka, Japan

2008.03 Graduated from Kyoto University, Faculty of Engineering, The School of Architecture

2010.03 Graduated from Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, The Department of Environmental Engineering

2010.04 - 2014.09 NTT Cyber Space Laboratories (currently Media Intelligence Laboratories)

2014.10 - 2017.03 NTT Communications Corporation

2017.03 Graduated from SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies), Department of Informatics

2017.03 Ph.D. (Informatics) from SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)

2018.04 - 2020.03 Part-time Lecturer at Faculty of Science and Technology, Ryukoku University

2017.04 - 2020.03 Assistant Professor at School of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University

2020.04 - Associate Professor at Faculty of Science and Engineering, Doshisha University

Honors and Awards

Honors and awards for my paper/achivement

    1. The 60th Sato prize ASJ Paper Award, the Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ), 2020.
    2. Fourth place at task 4 of DCASE2018 Challenge (Large-scale weakly labeled semi-supervised sound event detection in domestic environments), 2018.
    3. The Telecom System Technology Award, The Telecommunication Advancement Foundation (TAF), 2018. [pdf]
    4. Best Student Award, National Institute of Informatics (NII), 2017. [pdf]
    5. The Awaya Prize Young Researcher Award, the Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ), 2013. [pdf]
    6. The Repayment Exemption of Scholarship Loan for Outstanding Achievement, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), 2010.

Honors and awards for my collaborators/students/projects

    1. The 20th Best Student Presentation Award of ASJ, the Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ), 2020. (Awardee: Noriyuki Tonami)
    2. The 3rd IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Tokyo Joint Chapter Student Award, IEEE SPS Tokyo Joint Chapter, 2019. (Awardee: Noriyuki Tonami) [pdf]
    3. The SEMPRE Award, The Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE), 2018. (Awardee: Kodai Makino)

Competitive Funds and Grants

    1. 2020.04 - 2024.03 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) from JSPS (Co-Investigator, PI: Prof. Nobutaka Ono)
    2. 2020.04 - 2021.03 ROIS NII Open Collaborative Research 2020 (PI)
    3. 2019.10 - 2022.03 Research Grant for Promotion of International Research from Ritsumeikan (PI)
    4. 2019.04 - 2022.03 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Young Researchers) from JSPS (PI)
    5. 2018.04 - 2021.03 Research Grant from the KDDI Foundation (PI)
    6. 2018.04 - 2020.03 Research Grant from the Support Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technology (PI)
    7. 2017.04 - 2020.03 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) from JSPS (Co-Investigator, PI: Prof. Nobutaka Ono)
    8. 2017.10 GPU Grant from NVIDIA Corporation (NVIDIA TITAN Xp)
    9. 2017.10 Grant for International Conference from the Telecommunications Advancement Foundation (MMSP 2017)
    10. 2016.12 - 2017.11 Research Grant from Casio Science Promotion Foundation (Co-Investigator, PI: Assist. Prof. Naoki Tsukahara)
    11. 2016.08 SOKENDAI Financial Aid Program for Attending Top Conference, SOKENDAI (EUSIPCO 2016)


    1. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    2. Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ)
    3. The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE)

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