Yuya SHIBUYA

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YUYA SHIBUYA

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

Project Research Associate
The University of Tokyo
The Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies
Email: yuya-shibuya at iii dot u-tokyo dot ac dot jp

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RESEARCH INTEREST

Digital Economy, Economic Recovery, Crisis Informatics, Social Media Analysis, Market Data Analysis, Open Data, Open Governance, IoT, Smart City

ACADEMIC POSITION

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

2020
Research Fellow
The Weizenbaum Institute

OTHER EXPERIENCE

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

July, 2019 - present
Research Director
The Open Governance Network, Tokyo, Japan

Sep, 2019 - present
Research Director
The Open Governance Lab, Tokyo, Japan

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
  • 2018 Selected as a CEO Leader which devote to train data scientists
  • 2017 LNest Grant, Proto Award
  • 2016 Distinguished Paper Award at 2016 e-Case & e-Tech

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