Tosiyasu L. Kunii
Morpho Inc., Japan
Biography:

Tosiyasu L. Kunii is currently Chief Technical Adviser of Morpho Inc., Distinguished Professor and Advisor of Beihang University in Beijing, Honorary Visiting Professor of University of Bradford in UK, and Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo and of the University of Aizu.  He was Professor and Director of IT Institute at Kanazawa Institute of Technology from 2003 to 2008, Professor of Hosei University from 1998 to 2003.  Before that he served as the Founding President and Professor of the University of Aizu dedicated to computer science and engineering as a discipline, from 1993 to 1997.  He had been Professor of Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Tokyo from June 1978 until March 1993, after serving as Associate Professor at Computer Centre of the University of Tokyo in October 1969.  He was visiting professors at University of California at Berkeley in 1994 and University of Geneva in 1992.  He received his B.Sc. in 1962, M.Sc. in 1964 and D.Sc. in 1967 all from the University of Tokyo.  He received the 1998 Taylor L. Booth Education Award the highest education award of IEEE Computer Society given to one individual a year.  He is Life Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of IPSJ.  He has published over 50 books and around 500 refereed papers in computer science.  Dr. Kunii was Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Visual Computer: An International Journal of Computer Graphics (Springer-Verlag) (1984-1999), and International Journal of Shape Modeling (World Scientific)(1994-1995), and was Associate Editor of IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications(1982-2002).  He is Associate Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Visualization and Computer Animation (John Wiley & Sons) (1990- ) and on the Editorial Board of Information Systems Journal(1976-2008).

 


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