Taiki Todo is an assistant professor in the Department of Informatics, an affiliate faculty member of School of Science, and also a faculty member of Innovative Market Design Research Center, at Kyushu University in Japan. From Apr 2012 to Feb 2013, he was a postdoctoral associate at Vincent Conitzer's group in Duke University (US). Before visiting Duke, he had been a doctoral student in Kyushu University and received a doctoral degree of information science in Mar 2012, under the supervision of Makoto Yokoo.

Curriculum Vitae (updated on Jan 16, 2017)

Recently he has/had been involved in the following research projects:

Recent Activities

  • Since June 2017, I'm also a visiting scientist of the Multi-Agent Optimization Team (led by Atsushi Iwasaki) at RIKEN AIP Center.
  • A new research project on multiple-goods exchange has been launched, under a financial support by JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A).
  • I'm serving as a Senior PC member for AAMAS-19.
  • PRIMA-18 was over, where I served as a finance chair.
  • I am/was a PC member of: IJCAI-ECAI-18, AAMAS-18, AAAI-18, AAMAS-17, AAAI-17, WINE-16 (subreviewer), AAMAS-16, AAAI-16, IJCAI-15, AAMAS-15, AAAI-15, AMEC/TADA-14, EC-14, AAMAS-14, IJCAI-13, AAMAS-13.

Research Overview

My research interests lies at the intersection of computer science, economics, and game theory. Especially I've been working on mechanism design theory. The following is a list of selected publications:

  • A Complexity Approach for Core-Selecting Exchange with Multiple Indivisible Goods under Lexicographic Preferences. AAAI-15. Joint with E.Fujita, J.Lesca, A.Sonoda and M.Yokoo.
  • Two Case Studies for Trading Multiple Indivisible Goods with Indifferences. AAAI-14. Joint with A.Sonoda, E.Fujita and M.Yokoo.
  • False-name-proof Matching. AAMAS-13. Joint with V.Conitzer.
  • False-name-proof Mechanism Design without Money. AAMAS-11. Joint with A.Iwasaki and M.Yokoo.
  • Characterizing False-name-proof Allocation Rules for Combinatorial Auctions. AAMAS-09. Joint with A.Iwasaki, M.Yokoo and Y.Sakurai.

Contact Information

Room 825, West 2 bldg.

Kyushu University

Motooka 744, Nishi-Ku, Fukuoka, JAPAN

email: todo [at] inf [dot] kyushu-u [dot] ac [dot] jp


  • Dec. 2013 - present: Assistant Professor at Kyushu University
  • Apr. 2013 - Nov. 2013: Postdoctoral Researcher at Kyushu University
  • Apr. 2012 - Feb. 2013: Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University
  • Apr. 2012 - Mar. 2013: JSPS Research Fellow (PD) at Kyushu University
  • Apr. 2010 - Mar. 2012: JSPS Research Fellow (DC1) at Kyushu University


  • Apr. 2010 - Mar. 2012: Department of Informatics at Kyushu University (PhD program)
  • Apr. 2008 - Mar. 2010: Department of Intelligent Systems at Kyushu University (Master's program)
  • Apr. 2005 - Mar. 2008: Department of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Kyushu University (Bachelor's program)