About me

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Centers for Humans and Machines at the Max-Planck Institute for Human Development. Additionally, I hold an appointment as a visiting researcher at Osaka Metropolitan University and mercari R4D. I received my Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Science and Technology, University of Tsukuba, under the supervision of Masataka Goto. During my Ph.D. course, I was selected as a Ph.D. fellow from both Google and Microsoft Research.

My research interests lie in the intersection of machine learning and human-computer interaction, which involves various application domains, such as creativity support, human resource development, and virtual reality. Specifically, my focus has been on harnessing “off-the-shelf” machine learning solutions, such as pretrained models and MLaaS APIs, to tackle a variety of challenges without necessitating bespoke modifications. Of particular interest to me now is the potential of these technologies to augment human creativity, a pursuit I believe could significantly influence our cultural development.

Parallel to my academic career, I’ve cultivated expertise in software development. During my undergraduate years, I served as the chief technology officer at Teambox, Inc., a company providing human resource development services for enterprises, in which I developed and operated a dedicated web platform to support training programs. My contributions also extend to the open-source community, where I have contributed to projects including the Linux kernel and fairseq.


  • Apr 2024: I started my research career at the Max-Planck Institute for Human Development.