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Masaaki Nagahara

Masaaki Nagahara

Full Professor

Institute of Environmental Science and Technology
The University of Kitakyushu
Hibikino, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka
808-0135, JAPAN

Office: Hibikino Main Building N421 (see MAP Link)
E-mail: nagahara@kitakyu-u.ac.jp

Visiting Professor

Systems and Control Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400 076, Maharashtra, INDIA

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My new book Sparsity Methods for Systems and Control has been published!

Sparsity Methods for Systems and Control
This is an open access book, so you can download pdf from here for free!
Slides and lecture videos are also available at this page.

Book Reviews

Definitely this book will be interesting to broad control, mathematics, and engineering communities. The author should definitely try to expand the book to include sparse control problems in their full generality.
Aleksandar Haber, The City University of New York, USA.

The writing style is live and easy to follow. In particular, I like very much the examples, problems, and Matlab simulations with actual code segments that are included in the first chapters. The proposal is timely and the topic of sparsity in control is very broad. In addition, to the systems and control community, I expect it will appeal to the machine learning community.
Ivan Markovsky, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium.


Biography

Masaaki Nagahara received the bachelor's degree in engineering from Kobe University in 1998, and the master's degree and the Doctoral degree in informatics from Kyoto University in 2000 and 2003, respectively.

He is currently a Full Professor with the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, The University of Kitakyushu. He has been a Visiting Professor with Indian Institute of Technology Bombay since 2017. His research interests include control theory, machine learning, and sparse modeling.

He received Transition to Practice Award in 2012 and George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award in 2018 from IEEE Control Systems Society. He also received Young Authors Award in 1999, Best Paper Award in 2012, and Best Book Authors Award in 2016, from SICE, and Best Tutorial Paper Award in 2014 from IEICE Communications Society.

He is a senior member of IEEE, and a member of IEICE, SICE, ISCIE, and JSME.


Main Fields of Interest

Automatic Control, Artificial Intelligence, Sparse Modelling, Applied Mathematics

Education

2003, Doctor's Degree (Informatics), Kyoto University
2000, Master's Degree (Informatics), Kyoto University
1998, Bachelor's Degree (Engineering), Kobe University

Awards and Honors

2020, SICE Control Division Research Award (Kimura Award) from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)
2018, George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award from IEEE Control Systems Society
2016, Best Book Authors Award from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)
2015, Outstanding Reviewer, Automatica
2015, IEEE Kansai Section Medal, IEEE Kansai Section
2014, Distinguished Service Award, IEICE Technical Group on Signal Processing (SIP)
2014, Senior member of IEEE, 2014
2014, Best Tutorial Paper Award from IEICE Communications Society
2012, Transition to Practice Award from IEEE Control Systems Society
2012, Best Paper Awards from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)
2005, Finalist of SICE Annual Conference Award (Yound Author's Award)
1999, Young Authors Award from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)

Professional/Volunteer Activities

Associate Editor for Asian Journal of Control (2019-)
Associate Editor for Editorial Board of SICE Journal of Control, Measurement and System Integration (JCMSI) (2015-)
Associate Editor for Conference Editorial Board, IEEE Control Systems Society (2013-)
Member of IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Networks and Communications (2018-)
Member of IFAC Technical Committee 2.1 Control Design (2014-)
Affiliate Member of IEEE Signal Processing Society, Signal Processing Theory and Methods (SPTM) Technical Committee (2014-)
Committee Chair of SICE Research Committee on Society 5.0 (2018-)