PEOPLE

The PLU group involves a variety of researchers, engineers, and students to pursue interdisciplinary research on perception and language understanding. We welcome anyone who is interested in working with us and we are opened to discuss new and exciting ideas. Contact us if you have questions or suggestions. Currently, we have the following job openings:
  • Project Researcher: A full-time researcher who is expected to pursue any ouststanding research related to perception and language understanding.
  • Research Engineer: A full-time engineer who is expected to be engaged in the development of software related to our research projects.
  • Technical Staff: A part-time engineer who is expected to support research and development related to our projects. Ph.D. candidates are also eligible.
  • Internship: A student to visit AIST for some time period (e.g. 3 months) and work collaboratively with our researchers and engineers. Internship students are expected to join one of our research projects.
  • Visiting Researcher: A researcher employed by a private company or a research institute can work at AIST to join our research projects. Salary to work at our group will be compensated by AIST.

Supervisors

  • Yusuke Miyao (NII) (web)
  • Hideki Nakayama (Tokyo Univ.) (web)
  • Naoaki Okazaki (Tokyo Institute of Technology) (web)
  • Hiroya Takamura (Tokyo Institute of Technology) (web)
  • Hiroyuki Tokunaga (Smart News) (web)
  • Yoshimasa Tsuruoka (Tokyo Univ.) (web)

Researchers

  • Yo Ehara (web)
  • Bevan Jones (web)
  • Pascual Martínez-Gómez (web)
  • Diep Nguyen (Chupi)
  • Asako Kanezaki (partially affiliated) (web)
  • Nicolas Schwind (partially affiliated) (web)

External collaborators

  • Noriki Nishida (NLab, Univ. of Tokyo) (web)
  • Yusuke Oda (NICT/NAIST) (web)
  • Raphael Shu (NLab, Univ. of Tokyo) (web)
  • Toshihiko Yanase (Hitachi)
  • Yoshitaka Ushiku (Univ. of Tokyo)
  • Ichiro Kobayashi (Ochanomizu Univ.)
  • Kasumi Aoki (Ochanomizu Univ.)

Technical staff

  • Tatsuya Aoki (web)
  • Namgi Han
  • Akira Miyazawa (web)

Engineers

  • Tatsuya Endo
  • Tatsuya Sakaeda

Former Members

  • Hisayoshi Chugan (2016-2017)
  • Keiichi Goshima (2016-2017)
  • Natsuda Laokulrat (2016-2017) (web)
  • Soichiro Murakami (2016-2017) (web)
  • Akihiko Watanabe (2016-2017) (web)
  • Kenta Yoshinaga (2016-2017)
  • Weihua Hu (2016) (web)
  • Sang Phan (2016)
  • Saku Sugawara (2016) (web)