Shinichi Tamura received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 1966, 1968, and 1971, respectively. He was a Professor of the Graduate School of Medicine, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, and the Center for Advanced Medical Engineering and Informatics, Osaka University. After retiring from Osaka University in 2007, he joined NBL Co., Ltd, and now with NBL Technovator Co., Ltd as a Director. He has published more than 250 papers in scientific journals and received several awards from journals including Pattern Recognition and Investigative Radiology. He has been working in the field of image analysis and neural networks. He is an Associate Editor of Pattern Recognition and an Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. Dr. Tamura is an IEEE Life Fellow, IEICE Fellow, and a Member of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers of Japan, the Information Processing Society of Japan, and the Japanese Society of Medical Imaging Technology.
Biography Updated on 10 January 2012