He is a native of Okayama Prefecture. He has a PhD (Environmental Science). As Assistant Professor at the Center for Spatial Information Science since 2016, he has been a researcher and teacher in the fields of GIS, geospatial information, and the use of Geo Big Data. He is also Chairman of the Micro Geodata Forum, representative of the Super Smart Local Governments Linked Research Consultative Committee, and Technical Adviser of Microbase Co., Ltd.
In 1982, completed his studies in the Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. He worked in the Public Works Institute of the Ministry of Construction, then as an Associate Professor at the School of Engineering of the University of Tokyo (1988–1991) and an Associate Professor in the Institute of Industrial Science (1991–1998), the University of Tokyo. He was appointed to his present position in 1998 (Center Director from 2005–2010).
He was born in Tokyo in 1966. In 1991, after completing a Master’s course in the Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, he was an Assistant Professor (1991–1995), lecturer (1995–1998), and Associate Professor (1998–2012) at the University of Tokyo. He was then appointed Professor at the Center for Spatial Information Science, the University of Tokyo, in October 2012 and was appointed to his present position in April 2019.
His specialty is architectural design and he completed his master course study at the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, UTokyo in 2007. After working at Naito Architect and Associates, he worked as project researcher and project assistant professor in UTokyo (2011-present).
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Dr. Kei Suzuki joined Hitachi Ltd. in 1989.
He has been engaged in several research area such as: LSI design methodology, sensor networks, Analysis of sensor oriented big data and its application, and social systems engineering.