Yuya SHIBUYA

澁谷遊野

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YUYA SHIBUYA, Ph.D.

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Ph.D. (Socio-information and Communication Studies)

Associate Professor
Sekimoto Lab.
Center for Spatial Information Science
The University of Tokyo
Email: yuya-shibuya[at]csis.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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RESEARCH INTEREST

Human Behavior Informatics, Social Computing, Computational Social Science, Human-Centered Data Science, Civic Tech, Digital Civics, Crisis Informatics, Open Data, Open Governance

ACADEMIC POSITION

Jan 2022- present
Associate Professor
The University of Tokyo,
Center for Spatial Information Science, Tokyo, Japan

Apr 2019- Dec 2021
Project Research Associate
The University of Tokyo,
Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, Tokyo, Japan

Sep 2020- Mar 2022
Part-time Lecturer
Musashi University, Tokyo, Japan

2020
Research Fellow
The Weizenbaum Institute, Berlin, Germany

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Mar, 2020-2021
Research Manager
Corpy&CO., Inc., Tokyo, Japan

July, 2019 - 2021
Research Director
The Open Governance Network, Tokyo, Japan
Event management and research

Aug, 2018 - Sep, 2018
Data Analyst Intern
Hitachi Transport System, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

2010 - 2014
Journalist
Higashi Nippon Broadcasting Co, Ltd., Sendai, Japan
Mainly covered crime and legal stories, as well as covering the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011

FELLOWSHIP/GRANTS

2020 The Weizenbaum Institute, Digital Research Fellow

2019-2020 The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation

2016-2019 The Graduate Program for Social ICT Global Creative Leaders

2017 Leave a Nest Grant

EDUCATION

PhD, the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies (2019, Graduated as a representative of the school)
Completed the Graduate Program for Social ICT Global Creative Leaders of the University of Tokyo, 2019

MA, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies (2016)

BA in Philosophy, Keio University (2010)

SKILLS

Data Analysis/Visualization, Python, R, Stata, Latex and others...

AWARDS

  • 2019 The Budding Scholar Award [Shinshin-kenkyu-syo], the Society of Sciety of Socio-Informatics, Japan
  • 2019 The PhD Thesis Award of The Society of Socio-Informatics
  • 2019 The Academic Award of the Japan Economic Policy Association (Junior award)
  • 2019 Best Student Paper Nomination at ISCRAM 2019
  • 2019 NTT DATA Twitter Innovation Contest 2019, Excellence Award
  • 2019 Graduated PhD as a representative of GSII, the University of Tokyo
  • 2017 LNest Grant, Proto Award
  • 2016 Distinguished Paper Award at 2016 e-Case & e-Tech