Prof. Hiroshi Murase
Hiroshi Murase received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D in electrical engineering from Nagoya University, Japan, in 1978, 1980, and 1987, respectively. In 1980 he joined the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT). From 1992 to 1993 he was a visiting research scientist at Columbia University, New York. From 2001 to 2003, he was Executive Manager of NTT Communication Science Laboratories. In 2003, he moved to Nagoya University. He is currently a Professor at the Graduate School of Informatics, Nagoya University. He was awarded the IEEE CVPR Best Paper Award in 1994, the IEEE ICRA Best Video Award in 1996, the IEEE Transaction on Multimedia Paper Award in 2004, etc. He got a Medal with Purple Ribbon from the Government of Japan in 2012. His research interests include computer vision, pattern recognition, multimedia information recognition, and ITS applications. He is a fellow of the IEEE, a fellow of the IPSJ, and a fellow of the IEICE.