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Syoji Kobashi

Syoji Kobashi 

Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo
2167, Shosha, Himeji, 671-2280, JAPAN 
Phone: +81-792-67-4989 
Fax: +81-792-67-1661 
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WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 4/2017-now  Director, Advanced Medical Engineering Center (AMEC)University of Hyogo 
  • 4/2017-now  Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo 
  • 8/2011-8/2012   Visiting Scholar, MIPG, Universality of Pennsylvania
  • 4/2010-3/2017   Guest associate professor, WPI IFREC, Osaka University
  • 4/2005-3/2017   Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo 
  • 4/2004  Name of university was changed to "University of Hyogo"
  • 10/2000-3/2005   Research Assistant, Department of Computer Engineering, Himeji Institute of Technology 
  • 4/2000 - 9/2000   Yanagida Project, Basic Research 21 for Breakthroughs in Info-communications, Communication Research Laboratory, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

EDUCATION 

AWARDS 
  1. Best Paper Award, International Conference on Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV), 2014.
  2. Distinguished contribution award, WAC2012, June 2012
  3. Best Referee Award, IEEE SoSE, June, 2011
  4. Best Presentation Award, SCIS&ISIS2010, Dec. 2010
  5. Best Paper Second Award in IFMIP, WAC 2010, Sep. 2010.
  6. Outstanding Contribution AwardWAC 2010, Sep. 2010.
  7. Best Paper AwardISCIIA 2010 (International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Industrial Applications), Aug. 2010.
  8. Franklin V. Taylor Memorial Award, Best Paper Award, IEEE 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Oct., 2009
  9. Best Paper Award, 10th International Symposium on advanced Intelligent Systems, Aug. 2009, Korea.
  10. Session Best Presentation Award, The 2nd Intenational Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Indutrial Applications, (Nov. 2006, Guangzhou, China)
  11. Outstanding Paper Award (2005 International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, Sep. 2005, Yeosu)
  12. Albertos Best Paper Award at sixth biannual World Automation Congress (World Automation Congress)
  13. The Award of Highlighted Technical Paper (The ANZIIS 2003 Conference)
  14. Joseph F. Engelberger Best Paper Award at the Fourth Biannual World Automated Congress (June, 2000, Maui, Hawaii, USA)
  15. JpCOMPEmbs03 (IEEE EMBS Japan Chapter) (Oct. 2003, Keijanna, Japan)

MEMBERSHIPS

PUBLICATIONS

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RESEARCH GRANTS

  1. Japan Science and Technology Agency, 2005.
  2. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists, 17700242, April 2005 - March 2006.
  3. Saneyoshi Scholarship Foundation, Oct. 2004-Sep.2005.
  4. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists, 15700198, April 2003 – March 2005.
  5. Brain Function Research Institute, Inc., April 2003 – March 2004.
  6. The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation, April 2003 - March 2004.  
  7. Brain Function Research Institute, Inc., April 2002 – March 2003.
  8. Tateishi Science and Technology Foundation, April 2001 – March 2002.
  9. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Grant-in-Aid for Encouragement of Young Scientists, 13780252, April 2001 – March 2003.
Travel Supports
  1. The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation, Human Brain Mapping 2005, June 2005.
  2. Tateishi Science and Technology Foundation, Human Brain Mapping 2003, June, 2003.
  3. Foundation for C&C Promotion, SPIE Medical Imaging 2002, February 2000.
  4. The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation, International Conference on Image Processing 1997, October 1997.
Editorial Board members
  1. [2017] "Advancements of Image Processing & Vision in Healthcare" in Journal of Healthcare Engineering (JHE)
  2. [2016] "Soft Computing in Medical Image Processing" in Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine (CMMM)
  3. [2015] "Soft Computing in Medical Informatics" in International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control (IJICIC)
  4. [2012] "Soft Computing for Image Analysis" in EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing
  5. [2010] "Computer automation" International Journal of Intelligent Computing in Medical Sciences and Image Processing(IC-MED)
  6. [2007]  "Medical Systems" in International Journal of Intelligent Computing in Medical Sciences and Image Processing(IC-MED)
International Conference
  1. [2018] Publication & Organization chair of IEEE SMC2018 (2018 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics)
  2. [2017] International Advisory Board of ICETET2017 (International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technology)
  3. [2017] Publication chair of IFSA-SCIS (Joint 17th World Congress of International Fuzzy Systems Association and 9th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems)
  4. [2017] General co-chair of ICIEV 2017 (International conference on informatics, electronics & vision)
  5. [2016] Executive Committee of IEEE International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic 2016 (ISMVL2016)
  6. [2016] General co-chair of ICIEV 2017 (International conference on informatics, electronics & vision
  7. [2016] Track-Chair for IFMIP 2016 10th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP2016)
  8. [2015] Program chair of ICIEV 2015 (International conference on informatics, electronics & vision)
  9. [2015] Program chair of ICETET2015 (7th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technique)
  10. [2014] Track-Chair for IFMIP 2014 9th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP2016)
  11. [2014] Program chair of ICETET2014 (6th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technique)
  12. [2014] Program chair of ICIEV 2014 (International conference on informatics, electronics & vision)
  13. [2013] Executive Committee of IEEE International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic 2013 (ISMVL2013)
  14. [2013] Program chair of The Second International Conference on Robot, Vision and Signal Processing (RVSP2013)
  15. [2013] Co-chair for International Workshop on Medical Image and Signal Analysis (MISA 2013)
  16. [2013] Local co-chair for Shima Global Scientific Symposium
  17. [2012] Track-Chair for IFMIP 2012 8th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP2012)
  18. [2012] Program chair of ICETET2012 (5th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technique)
  19. [2006] Track-Chair for IFMIP 2006 6th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP2006, Hungary)
  20. [2004] Co-Chair for IFMIP 2004 5th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP2004)
  21. [2002] Program Chair for IFMIP 2002 4th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP2002)
International society committee members
  1. [2015-] Fuzzy Systems TC in IEEE Computational Intelligence Society 委員 2015-現在
  2. [2013-] Chair of task force on "Fuzzy logic in medical science" for Fuzzy Systems TC in IEEE Computational Intelligence Society
Domestic society committee members
    1. [2014-2015] 日本知能情報ファジィ学会選挙管理委員
    2. [2012-] 日本臨床バイオメカニクス学会評議員 2012-現在
    3. [2011-] 日本知能情報ファジィ学会 ブレイン・コンピューティング研究部会 幹事2011-現在
    4. [2010-] 電子情報通信学会 常任査読委員 2010-現在
    5. [209-2014] IEEE Kansai Section Student Activity Committee 委員 2009-2014
    6. [2009-2014] 日本知能情報ファジィ学会事業委員 2009-2014
    7. [2007-] 日本知能情報ファジィ学会 関西支部運営委員 2007-現在
    8. [2006-] 日本知能情報ファジィ学会 脳と知覚研究部会(BP研究部会) 幹事 2006-現在
    9. [2008-] 多値論理研究会 理事 2008-現在  
    10. [2006-2007] 多値論理研究会 サイバー広報担当幹事 2006-2007
    11. [2008-2014] 多値論理研究会  委員 2008-2014  
                        Local conference (in Japanese)
                            1. [2001] バイオメディカル・ファジィ・システム学会第14回年次大会実行委員
                            Special session organizer
                            1. [2016] "Intelligent Medical Informatics" for IEEE world congress on computational intelligence (WCCI)
                            2. [2016] Computational Intelligence Applications in Bioinformatics" for 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI)
                            3. [2016] "Machine Learning for Biomedical Informatics in the Age of Big Data" for International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC)
                            4. [2016] "Medical engineering" for in 9th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP)
                            5. [2015] "Medical Image Understanding" for 4th Int. Conf. on Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV)
                            6. [2015] "Medical and Health Care Engineering" for IEEE SMC2015 (2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics)
                            7. [2015] "Imbalanced data analysis and medical/healthcare applications" for 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2015)
                            8. [2015] "Fuzzy methods and applications in bioinformatics and health (FABH)" for 2015 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE2015)
                            9. [2014] "Computer vision and image understanding in medical applications" in 8th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP)
                            10. [2014] "Paradigms of Fuzzy Systems for Medical Benefits (FMB)" for 2014 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI2014)
                            11. [2014] "Knowledge Engineering in Medicine and Health Informatics" for  IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2014) 
                            12. [2014] "Soft computing methodologies for computer-aided diagnosis" for SCIS&ISIS2014
                            13. [2013] "Medical Image and Signal Processing" for IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2013) 
                            14. [2013] "Particle filters for Computational Intelligence" for The Second International Conference on Robot, Vision and Signal Processing (RVSP2013)
                            15. [2013] "Towards Vision- & Signal-based Applications (TVSA)" for The Second International Conference on Robot, Vision and Signal Processing (RVSP2013)
                            16. [2013] "Intelligent Medical and Healthcare Informatics" for 17th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems (KES)
                            17. [2013] "Soft computing in medical informatics" for IEEE EMBC2013
                            18. [2012] "medical image and signal processing"  IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2012) 
                            19. [2012] "Human Health and Medical Science" in 7th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP)
                            20. [2011] "Health and Medical Systems" in System of Systems Engineering conference (SoSE2011)
                            21. [2010] "Intelligent Human Support System" in The 4th 2010 International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Industrial Application (ISCIIA 2010).
                            22. [2010] "Human Health and Medical Science" in 7th International Forum Multimedia and Image Processing
                            23. [2010] "Intelligent Medical and Health Systems" in Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems SCIS & ISIS 2010
                            24. [2009] "Medical/Health Care Systems based on Soft Computing" in 39th International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic (ISMVL)
                            25. [2008] "Medical/Health Care Systems based on Soft Computing Signal/Image Processing" in 6th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing
                            26. [2007] "Intelligent Computing for Medical Engineering" of Complex Medical Engineering(Beijing, China)
                            27. [2006] "Medical Systems" in SCIS & ISIS 2004, Japan.
                            28. [2006] "Medical Engineering" IFMIP 2006 6th International Forum on Multimedia and Image Processing (IFMIP2006, Hungary)
                            29. [2005] "Medical Imaging" in IEEE SMC2005, Hawaii
                            30. [2004] "Medical Systems" in SCIS & ISIS 2004, Japan.
                            31. 2001] Joint 9th IFSA World Congress (IFSA) and 20th NAFIPS International Conference (NAFIPS2001)
                            32. [1998] Soft Computing in Medical Image Processing in IIZUKA'98 
                              Program Committee members
                              1. [2017] 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISAPP2017)
                              2. [2017] The International Forum on Medical Imaging in Asia (IFMIA) 2017
                              3. [2016] IEEE 11th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE 2016)
                              4. [2016] International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC2016)
                              5. [2015] 18th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI2015)
                              6. [2015] 19th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems (KES2015)
                              7. [2014] Joint 7th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 15th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems (SCIS&ISIS2014)
                              8. [2014] KES International Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (InMed-14)
                              9. [2014] The 25th Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference
                              10. [2013] International Workshop on Medical Image and Signal Analysis (MISA 2013)
                              11. [2013] 2013 International Joint Conference on Awareness Science and Technology & Ubi-Media Computing (iCAST 2013 & UMEDIA 2013)
                              12. [2012] 2012 ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2012)
                              13. [2012] ICIEV 2012 (International conference on informatics, electronics & vision)
                              14. [2011] 3rd International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology ( iCAST2011)
                              15. [2011] International Conference on "System of Systems" Engineering and Applications( ICSoSE2011)
                              16. [2011] IMAGAPP 2011 ("International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications")
                              17. [2011] The Second International Workshop on Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics (IWACIII2011)
                              18. [2010] Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems
                              19. [2010] International Symposium on Aware Computing (ISAC2010)
                              20. [2010] IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2010)
                              21. [2010] IFMIP/WAC 2010 (World automation congress)
                              22. [20140 Joint 5th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 11th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems (SCIS&ISIS2010)
                              23. [2010] ISCIIA 2010 (International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Industrial Applications)
                              24. [2010] IMAGAPP 2010 ("International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications") 
                              25. [2009] IEEE SMC 2009
                              26. [2009] IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Image Processing (CIIP 2009), USA.
                              27. [2008] International Conference on Soft Computing and Human Sciences
                              28. [2008] SCIS & ISIS 2008, Japan.
                              29. [2006] Program Committee Member of The 2nd International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Industrial Applications (GuangZhou, China)
                              30. [2007] Program Committee Member of 2007 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2007) (Montreal, USA)
                              31. [2007] Program Committee Member of First IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Image and Signal Processing (CIISP2007) (Hawaii, USA)
                              32. [2006]  IEEE SMC2006, Taiwan.
                              33. [2006]  SCIS & ISIS 2006, Japan
                              34. [2005]  IEEE SMC2005, Hawaii.
                              35. [2004]   The International Conference on Computational Intelligence (ICCI 2004)
                              36. [2001]  The first VIETNAM-JAPAN Bilateral Symposium on Biomedical Imaging / Medical Informatics and Applications (VJMEDIMAG 2001)
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