Naohisa Sakamoto, PhD

naohisa.sakamoto (at) people.kobe-u.ac.jp

+81-78-803-6631

1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501

Room 804, Science and Technology Research Building 4 (#72 on campus map)

ABOUT ME

Naohisa Sakamoto is a lecturer of the Graduate School of System Informatics at Kobe University. He received the Ph.D. degree in Graduate School of Engineering from Kyoto University in 2007. From 2001 to 2003, he worked in KGT (Kubota Graphics Technology) in Japan. His research interests include scientific visualization and visual analytics. He is a member of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, the Visualization Society of Japan, Japan Society for Simulation Technology, and the IEEE Computer Society.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Scientific Visualization
    • GPU accelerated rendering
    • Volume visualization
    • In-situ visualization
  • Visual Analytics
    • Causal exploration
    • Meteorological data analysis
    • Biological data analysis
    • Failure data analysis
  • VR Display System
    • Head-mounted display
    • Tiled display
    • Intuitive interaction
  • Visualization Software
    • Visualization development framework
    • Web-based visual programming environment

PUBLICATION

CITATION METRICS

AWARDS

  • IEEE Pacific Visualization 2018, Honorable Mention Poster Award, 2018.4
  • Japan Society of Simulation Technology, Encouragement Award, 2016.9
  • The Visualization Society of Japan, Technical Award (The 25th period), 2014.7
  • Asia Simulation Conference 2012, Best Paper Award nominated, 2012.11
  • IEEE Pacific Visualization 2012, Best Poster Award, 2012.3
  • Asia Simulation Conference 2011, Outstanding Paper Award, 2011.11
  • Asia Simulation Conference 2009, Best Poster Award, 2009.10
  • The Visualization Society of Japan, Best Paper Award (The 21th period), 2009.10
  • IEEE Pacific Visualization 2008, Best Poster Award, 2008.3
  • The Visualization Society of Japan, Technical Award (The 18th period), 2007.7

COMMITTEE SERVICE

  • The 18th Asia Simulation Conference (AsiaSim 2018), Program Committee Co-Chair
  • The 13th International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC 2018), International Program Committee
  • IEEE Pacific Visualization 2018, Organizing Chair
  • The 2nd China-Japan Joint Visualization Workshop (CJVis 2018), Local Organizing Chair
  • The 36th JSST Annual Conference - International Conference on Simulation Technology (JSST 2017), Program Chair
  • NICOGRAPH International 2017, Conference Co-Chair
  • IEEE Pacific Visualization 2017, Visualization Notes Co-Chair
  • The 35th JSST Annual Conference - International Conference on Simulation Technology (JSST 2016), Program Chair
  • IEEE Pacific Visualization 2016, Visualization Notes Committee
  • SIGGRAPH ASIA 2015 Symposium on Visualization in High Performance Computing, Symposium Co-Chair
  • NICOGRAPH 2015, Committee Member
  • The 34th JSST Annual Conference - International Conference on Simulation Technology (JSST 2015), Program Chair
  • IEEE Pacific Visualization 2015, Poster Co-Chair & Visualization Notes Committee
  • IEEE Pacific Visualization 2014, Program Committee
  • The 14th Asia Simulation Conference 2014 (AsiaSim 2014), General Secretaries
  • International Workshop on High Speed Network and Computing Environments 2013, Program Committee
  • NICOGRAPH 2012, Committee Member
  • International Workshop on High Speed Network and Computing Environments 2012, Program Committee
  • International Workshop on High Speed Network and Computing Environments 2011, Program Committee
  • International Workshop on World Wide Computing Environments for Knowledge Discovery 2011, Program Committee
  • International Symposium on Imaging and Signal Processing in Healthcare and Technology 2011, Advisory Board
  • Asia Simulation Conference 2010, Governing Board Committee
  • Asia Simulation Conference 2009, Program Committee
  • IEEE Pacific Visualization 2008, Registration Co-Chair

GRANTS

  • 2017.9.1 - 2018.3.31, National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS), Imaging Science Project o f the Center for Novel Science Initiatives (CNSI) IS291005, Development of causal volume visualization for large-scale numerical simulations, (Principal Investigator)
  • 2017.4.1 - 2020.3.31, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 17K00169, Development of particle-based data exploration environment for large-scale dataset, (Principal Investigator)
  • 2015.5.1 - 2017.3.31, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Matching Planner Program 15659074, Development of booklet contents visualization technique based on non-invasive method with X-ray imaging and stacked image analysis, (Co-Investigator)
  • 2014.4.1 - 2017.3.31, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 26280043, Construction of integrated particle rendering environment for large scale data visualization, (Co-Investigator)
  • 2012.10.1 - 2015.3.31, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Adaptive and Seamless Technology transfer Program - Seeds development type (A-STEP, Stage-II) AS2415031H, Research and development of fused visualization technologies, (Co-Investigator)
  • 2009.4.1 - 2012.3.31, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 21300035, Development of a remote collaboration environment using a particle-based volume rendering technique, (Co-Investigator)
  • 2009.4.1 - 2013.3.31, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Strategic International Research Cooperative Program (SICP) - Cooperative Research Projects with ANR, Peta-scale computing with transnational high-speed networking: application to upper airway flow, (Co-Investigator)