Hideyuki Sawada is a Professor in the Faculty of Engineering, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan. He received the B.E., M.E., and Dr.Eng. degrees in applied physics from Waseda University in 1990, 1992, and 1999, respectively. From 1992 to 1995, he engaged in the development of optical sensors for measuring the sweetness and color of fruits at Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd. He was a Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science from 1995 to 1998 and conducted a research on the music information processing and neural networks. In 1999, he engaged in researches on gesture recognition and speech signal processing as a Research Associate of Waseda University. His current research interests include sound and image processing, neural networks, robotics, human interfaces, and welfare engineering. He is a Member of IEEE, IPSJ, IEICE, RSJ, SICE, and JSME.
Biography Updated on 27 September 2011