Katsuya is an entrepreneur and a researcher with a background in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He received a Master's degree in Computer Science at the University of Tokyo under the supervision of Prof.Jun Rekimoto and is currently pursuing a Ph.D.
His research focuses on Human Computer Interaction, Human Augmentation, and his interests include introducing new methods for learning technical skills with computational support. He has experience working as a software engineer at Applus IDIADA, an automotive company located in Barcelona, as well as working as a researcher at the Sony Computer Science Laboratory in Tokyo. He also worked as a researcher at MIT Media Lab, Fluid Interfaces Group. Currently, he is the CTO of an American startup, Runopia.
Katsuya is a strong and proven leader, with deep technical expertise in both software and hardware development. Drawing on his extensive and diverse experience in the technology and startup space, he is also able to provide relevant and pragmatic advice for companies and individuals who have a great idea or product but lack the technical expertise to bring it to market.
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-Took a lead on full-stack development for social media mainly on the server-side development and ios. -Developing back-end server on Ruby on Rails. -Implementing automated deployment system using Capistrano for Nginx, Unicorn on Amazon Web Server. -Developing iOS app - Managing engineering team for apps development
- Implemented (C++) a learning system in which users do not make mistakes when they learn a motor skill due to the support of computer technology. We named it “Computer Supported Error-less Learning” and introduced it to the HCI community. - Implemented (C++) a realtime task teaching/learning system for remotely connected users over UDP protocol with the Phantom Haptic Device on OpenGL based API.
- Implemented (C++) an autonomous flying UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vechile) with PID control using a motion capture camera system and image processing using OpenCV. - Developed an automatic battery replacement system for UAV with 3D printing, Laser-cutting and PCB design.