Kiyoharu Aizawa received the B.E., the M.E., and the Dr.E. degrees in electrical engineering all from the University of Tokyo, in 1983, 1985, 1988, respectively. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Information and Communication Engineering of the University of Tokyo. He was a Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Illinois from 1990 to 1992. His current research interests are in image coding, image processing, image representation, video indexing, multimedia applications for wearable and ubiquitous environments, capturing and processing of person's experiences, multimedia processing for WWW, and computational image sensors. He received the 1987 Young Engineer Award and the 1990, 1998 Best Paper Awards, the 1991 Achievement Award, 1999 Electronics Society Award from the IEICE Japan, and the 1998 Fujio Frontier Award, the 2002 Best Paper Award from ITE Japan. He received IBM Japan Science Prize 2002. He serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuit and Systems for Video Technology and is on the editorial board of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, the Journal of Visual Communications, and EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing. He has served for many national and international conferences including IEEE ICIP and he was the General Chair of SPIE VCIP99. He is a Member of IEEE, IEICE, ITE, ACM.
Biography Updated on 14 October 2006