Daichi Kitamura


Name (first/last)
Daichi Kitamura
Ph.D. in Informatics
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Kagawa College
  • Visitor, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation Communication Science Laboratories
  • Major
    Audio Signal Processing, Statistical Signal Processing, Machine Learning
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    Daichi Kitamura received the Ph.D. degree from SOKENDAI, Hayama, Japan. He joined The University of Tokyo in 2017 as a Research Associate, and he moved to National Institute of Technology, Kagawa Collage in 2018. His research interests include audio source separation, statistical signal processing, and machine learning. He was the recipient of the Awaya Prize Young Researcher Award from The Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ) in 2015, Ikushi Prize from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in 2017, Best Paper Award from IEEE Signal Processing Society Japan in 2017, Itakura Prize Innovative Young Researcher Award from ASJ in 2018, and IEEE Signal Processing Society 2019 Young Author Best Paper Award.
    Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Research Fields

    • Statistical Signal Processing
    • Machine Learning
    • Pattern Recognition
    • Audio Signal Processing
    • Array Signal Processing
    • Optimization theory
    • Acoustical Physics

    Research Topics

    • Blind and Supervised Audio Source Separation
    • Nonnegative Matrix Factorization (NMF)
    • Independent Component Analysis (ICA)
    • Deep Neural Networks (DNN)
    • Biological Signal Processing
    • Music Information Processing
    • Physical Simulation of Musical Instruments


    • IEEE Signal Processing Society (IEEE SPS) Senior Member
    • The Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ)
    • The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE)