Akira Kashihara

A Doctoral Student


  • Ph.D. Program in Empowerment Informatics, University of Tsukuba, JAPAN (2019 - Present)

  • College of Engineering Systems, University of Tsukuba, JAPAN (2014-2019)


  • Amateur Third-Class Radio Operator

Recent Project / Service

Hacknock (2019 - Present)

  • LEADYOU (2020 - Present)
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Work Experience

Forethumb LLC (2016-2018)

COO / Executive Member / Co-founder

AIST: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (2016-2019)

Technical Staff

  • Programming

  • Design circuit boards

  • Supporting experiments

Seginus Co.Ltd. (2015-2016)

CEO / Founder

  • Development team communication tool (Linkage)

TA & Lecture

Research Proposal Writing Workshop in Intelligent and Mechanical Interaction Systems II (2021)

TA: Teaching Assistant

Tsukuba Creative Camp Advanced (2020)

TA: Teaching Assistant

Technical English Exercise (2020)

TA: Teaching Assistant

Tsukuba Creative Camp Advanced (2019)

TA: Teaching Assistant

Tsukuba Creative Camp Advanced (2018)


The Program for the Development of Next-Generation Leaders (2017)


Ref. URL) https://jisedai.kyoiku-kensyu.metro.tokyo.jp/29report/report05.php

Sakura Science Plan, JST Program (2017)


Ref. URL) https://ssp.jst.go.jp/report2017/k_vol144.html

Venture Business (2015-2016)


This lecture was offered by University of Tsukuba.


Peer-reviewed International Conference Paper

  • Akira Kashihara, Tomoyuki Yamaguchi, "A Development of Color Lighting Device to Indicate Subjective Palatability", 2020 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, Hawaii, USA, Jan. 2020.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1109/SII46433.2020.9025936

Grant & Adoption

Challenge Grant (Grant from my graduate course, 2020-2021)

Unicorn Company Development Program (2019-2020)


Ref. URL) Reference URL (only Japanese)

Edge Next Advanced (2017-2018)

Ref. URL) https://www.sanrenhonbu.tsukuba.ac.jp/2017gtentaiwan/ (only Japanese)