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
Human Centered Urban Informatics 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)

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

BA in Philosophy, Keio University (2010)

SKILLS

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

AWARDS

  • 2022 Best Paper Award, Computer Security Symposium in Kumamoto, Japan
  • 2019 Budding Scholar Award [Shinshin-kenkyu-syo], the Society of Sciety of Socio-Informatics, Japan
  • 2019 PhD Thesis Award of The Society of Socio-Informatics
  • 2019 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