Takako Hashimoto (Vice President of the Chiba University of Commerce, CUC) graduated from Ochanomizu University, and received a Ph.D. in computer science from the Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering of University of Tsukuba in 2005. Worked for 24 years at the software R&D center of Ricoh Co. Ltd., Japan. While with the Company she spearheaded the development of many software products as a technical leader. Acquired an enormous project management experience including international collaborative research handling. From April of 2009, joined as an Associate Professor of CUC. And became the Professor of CUC. In 2015, she was a visiting researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 2016, a Director of Institute of Economic Research and Vice President of CUC in 2018.
Her research interests are data mining research and social media analysis, especially topic extraction from millions of tweets related to disasters such as the East Japan Great Earthquake. Conducted global researches on SDGs for achieving 100% renewable energy environment as well.
Served as Publicity Chair of ICAST 2019, a member of the Technical Committee of ICAST2019, ICSC 2016-10, and other conferences. Presented technical papers at BigComp 2019, IEEE BigData 2017/2015, and a lot more. In addition to these, gave talks at IoT Asia 2019, and different seminars, conferences and events. Currently the IEEE R10 ExCom Secretary (2019-20), the Educational Activities Board TAB representative, and Awards Board Presentations and Publicity Committee member. In the past, she was dedicated to the Membership Development Activities as IEEE MGA Membership Recruitment and Recovery Committee Chair (2017-18), IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Chair (2015-16), and IEEE R10 WIE Coordinator (2011-2014). And an honorary recipient of the 2019 MGA Larry K. Wilson Transnational Award, one of the most prestigious awards in IEEE MGA. Her website is https://www3.cuc.ac.jp/~takako/en/
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