Masa Ogata – Biography

Masa Ogata is a Human-Computer Interaction researcher at AIST, where he works on human interface applying embodiment. He received a Ph.D in Computer Science from Keio University in March, 2016. Prior to graduation, he worked as research intern at ATR and Microsoft Research Asia. He gained academic recognition such as Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship 2013 and ACM CHI 2015 Best Paper Honorable Mention. ACM member, IPSJ member.

Contact

  • ogataailab.ics.keio.ac.jp ( is image file)
  • Masayasu Ogata / Media Interaction Research Group, ITRI, AIST /  1-1-1 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568 Japan

Internship

  • JST Igarashi ERATO Project (Japan) 2010.10-2012.10
  • ATR Intelligent Robot and Communication Lab. (Kyoto, Japan) 2012.11-2013.3
  • Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing, China) 2014.1-2014.10

Research topics

  • Human Interface
  • Wearable Technology
  • HCI, HRI, Ubicomp

Conference service (Review)

  • UIST 2013, 2015, 2016
  • ICMI 2013
  • ISWC 2014
  • AH 2014, 2015

Awards

  • MUFG Fintech Challenge 2015 “Special Recognition Award” – FlashTouch
  • SIGCHI 2015 Best Paper Nominee – FluxPaper
  • Excellence Award (Microsoft Research Asia Internship Program)
  • GUGEN 2014 (Hardware contest) “Grand prix” – Pacifier sensor
  • GUGEN 2014 (Hardware contest) “Wacom Award” – Pacifier sensor
  • Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Award 2013
  • 4th Smartphone Future Contest (SFC, Keio University) “Judges’ Special Award” – FlashTouch
  • University Venture Grand Prix (UVGP) 2013 “JVCA Award” – FlashTouch
  • Virtual Reality Society of Japan (VRSJ) “Academic Award” – iRing
  • Information-technology Promotion Agency (IPA) Mitoh Project “Creator” – Pygmy

Funds

  • Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Award 2013
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) “DC1 Fellow”
  • Information-technology Promotion Agency (IPA)

Talk

  • 2013.5.3 Presentation for students, Inria Rennes, France.
  • 2012.10.4 Presentation for researchers, ATR, Kyoto Japan.