Kenji Sugimoto

Activities

Academic Societies

IEEE, ISCIE (Institute of System, Control, and Information Engineers), SICE (Society for Instrument and Control Engineers, Fellow)

Committee activities

  • 95 – 2001: Steering Committee member of SICE control theory division
  • 97, 98, 99: Editorial committee member of ISCIE
  • 97, 98: Board member of Chubu chapter, SICE (reseach committee of control theory)
  • Sept 97 – Feb 98: Board member of Chube chapter, Japan Society of Aerospace Eng
  • 98, 99: Operation committee member, SICE; seminar WG
  • 99, Board member of Chubu chapter, SICE (general affairs)
  • 2000, 2001, Steering committee member of control division, SICE (operation chair)
  • 2003, Steering committee member of control division, SICE (publicity vice-chair)
  • 2003, Organizing committee member of 3rd control division conference (program chair)
  • 2003 – 2006, editorial board member of English transaction A, IEICE
  • 2003 – 2006, Associate Editor, International Journal of Systems Science
  • International Program Committee of 2004 IEEE Conference on Computer-Aided Control Systems Design
  • 2004: Steering committee member of control division, SICE (Publicity chair)
  • June 2004 – May 2006: 48, 49-th Board of director member of ISCIE (General affairs)
  • June 2006 – May 2008: 50, 51-th Board of director member of ISCIE (Planning)
  • Jan 2005 – Jan 2007: Board of director member of Kansai district, SICE (excursion committee chair)
  • Organizing Committee of International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Network and Systems 2006 (Local Arrangement Chair)
  • Jan 2006-Dec 2007: Steering committee member of control division, SICE (academic vice-chair/char)
  • 2006 – 2009: Reviewer board member of society transaction, IEICE
  • 2007: Academic roadmap committee WG1 member, Transdisciplinary Federation of Science and Technology
  • 2008: Vice-chair of control theory division, SICE
  • 2009: ICCAS-SICE Joint Conference 2009 Program Co-chair
  • 2009: Chair of control theory division, SICE
  • 2009 – 10: auditor-secretary, SICE
  • Aug 2011 – Dec 2013: IEEE CSS Kansai Chapter Chair
  • March 2012: Organizing chair of control division conference, SICE
  • 2013 – 14: Board of director member of SICE (in charge of Annual Conference)
  • May 2015 – May 2017: Board of director member of ISCIE (in charge of International Conf)
  • 2015 – 2016: Board of director member of TRAFST
  • 2015: Vice-chair of Kansai Chapter, SICE
  • 2016: Chair of Kansai Chapter, SICE and Vice-chair of Control Division, SICE
  • 2017: Chair of Control Division, SICE and Program Chair of 8th TRAFST Conf
  • 2018: SICE Annual Conference, Organizing Committee Chair
  • 2019: Associate Editor of Asian Control
  • 2018 – 2020: Editor of Japanese Transaction, SICE

Other activities in the past: Councilor of SICE, ISCIE, and Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence. Referee of JSPS, Award committee member of SICE.

Awards

  • 1987: Sawaragi memorial young author award, Japan Association of Automatic Control Engineering (to Sugimoto)
  • 1997: Best paper award, ISCIE (to Sugimoto and Inoue)
  • 1999: 30-th aniversary memorial research award, Chubu chapter of SICE (to Sugimoto)
  • 2007: Best presentation award, System Integration Division Conference, SICE (SI2006) (to Basel Alali, Hirata, Sugimoto: Application of MIMO Feedback Error Learning to Two-Link Manipulator)
  • 2007: Best paper award, SICE (to Nitta and Sugimoto: Disturbance Rejection System Based on Independent Component Analysis, Trans SICE, 42-12)
  • 2010: Best paper award, ISCIE (to Katoh, Hirata and Sugimoto: Nonlinear Modeling and SOS Analysis of State-dependent Delay Systems, Trans ISCIE 21-4)

Awards of students

  • 2005: NAIST excellent student award (Tachibana)
  • 2006: Young author award from ISCIE (Kudo), NAIST excellent student award (Nakamura)
  • 2007: Young author award from ISCIE (Suzuki), NAIST excellent student award (Nitta), IEEE Communications Society, Student Travel Grant (Tomimoto)
  • 2008: Finalist of SICE Annual Conference 2008 Young Author’s Award (Nakamura)
  • 2008: Yound author award from SICE induatiral application div (Nakamura)
  • 2010: Finalist of SICE Annual Conference 2010 International Award and Young Author’s Award (Nakamura)
  • 2018: Toshihide Tadenuma, Finalist of Young Author Award in 5th IFAC Conference on Analysis and Control of Chaotic Systems, Paper title: Sampled-Data State Observation over Lossy Networks under Round-Robin Scheduling

Session Organizer of International Conferences

2002, IEEE Conference on Control Application, “Adaptive and Robust Control Based on Dissipativity” (Sugimoto and Shen)

Educational/Professional Career

March 1980: Graduated from Dept Math & Physics, Fac of Eng, Kyoto Univ
March 1982: Mater’s degree from Grad Sc of Eng, Kyoto Univ
April 1982: Mitsubishi Electric Corp., LSI research and development lab
July 1985: Assistant Prof at Kyoto Univ
Oct 1989: Associate Prof at Okayama Univ
Aug 1991 – July 1992: Visiting Scientist at IIASA (in Vienna)
May 1995: Associate Prof at Nagoya Univ
Nov 1999: Prof at Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Doctor of Engineering (Kyoto Univ, by Doctoral Dissertation)

Hobby

Walking around and being idle (but I have no time to do so)???????????????????????????????