Yuya SHIBUYA

澁谷遊野

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Yuya SHIBUYA, Ph.D.

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 Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo Associate Professor
Oct 2023- present Weizenbaum Institut, Berlin, Germany Research Fellow
Apr 2019- Dec 2021 Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, the University of Tokyo Project Research Associate
Sep 2020- Mar 2022 Musashi University, Tokyo, Japan Part-time Lecturer
2020 Weizenbaum Institut, Berlin, Germany Research Fellow

OTHER EXPERIENCE

2020-2021 Corpy&CO., Inc., Tokyo, Japan Research Manager
2019-2021 The Open Governance Network, Tokyo, Japan
Event management and research
Research Director
2018 Hitachi Transport System, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan Data Analyst Intern
2010 - 2014 Higashi Nippon Broadcasting Co, Ltd., Sendai, Japan

(Mainly covered crime and legal stories, as well as the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011)

Journalist

EDUCATION

2019 The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies PhD (Graduated as a representative of the school)
2019 Completed the Graduate Program for Social ICT Global Creative Leaders of the University of Tokyo
2016 The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies MA
2010 Keio University (2010) BA in Philosophy

SKILLS

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

AWARDS

2023 NetMob 2023 Best Challenge Contribution Runner-up
2023 IPSJ Yamashita SIG Research Award
2022 Best Paper Award at Computer Security Symposium in Kumamoto, Japan
2019 Budding Scholar Award [Shinshin-kenkyu-syo] at the Society of Sciety of Socio-Informatics, Japan
2019 PhD Thesis Award of The Society of Socio-Informatics, Japan
2019 Academic Award of the Japan Economic Policy Association (Junior award)
2019 Best Student Paper Nomination at ISCRAM 2019
2019 Graduated PhD as a representative of GSII, the University of Tokyo
2017 LNest Grant, Proto Award, Japan
2016 Distinguished Paper Award at 2016 e-Case & e-Tech