Yokoya

Naoto

Naoto Yokoya

Yokoya Naoto

横矢

横矢直人

University of Tokyo

東京大学

hyperspectral

ハイパースペクトル

remote sensing

リモートセンシング

pattern recognition

パターン認識

data fusion

データ融合

Current position

Naoto Yokoya is an Assistant Professor with Department of Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS), Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Japan.
He is an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow at Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) and Technische Universität München (TUM), München, Germany.
His research is focused on image processing and pattern recognition in remote sensing.
He is a member of the IEEE (2009), IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS), and IEEE GRSS Image Analysis and Data Fusion Technical Committee (IADF TC).
He is a co-chair of the IEEE GRSS IADF TC.

Education

2013 Mar. Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Japan.
2010 Sep. M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Japan.
2008 Mar. B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Japan.

Experience

2015 Dec.-present Alexander von Hunboldt Research Fellow, DLR and TUM, Germany.
2013 Jul.-present Assistant Professor, the University of Tokyo, Japan.
2013 Aug.-2014 Jul. Visiting Scholar, the National Food Research Institute (NFRI), Japan.
2012 Apr.-2013 Jun. Research Fellow of JSPS.
2010 Oct.-2012 Mar. Research Assistant, the University of Tokyo, Japan.

Award

1st place in the 2017 IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest.
Best presentation award of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan (2011, 2012).

Research grants

2015 Apr.-2018 Mar. Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
2015 Jan.-2016 Dec. Research Grant Program, Kayamori Foundation of Informational Science Advancement
2013 Aug.-2014 Mar. Adaptable and Seamless Technology Transfer Program through Target-driven R&D (A-STEP),
 Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
2012 Apr.-2013 Jun. Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

International mobility

2015 Sep.-present Visiting scholar at DLR and TUM, München, Germany.
2011 Oct.-2012 Mar. Visiting student at the Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France.

Conference committees

Session Chair IEEE 8th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing : Evolutions in Remote Sensing,
 Los Angeles, US, 2016.
Program Chair IEEE 7th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing : Evolutions in Remote Sensing,
 Tokyo, Japan, 2015.
Session Chair IEEE 5th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing : Evolutions in Remote Sensing,
 Gainesville, Florida, USA, 2013.
Session Chair IEEE 4th Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing : Evolutions in Remote Sensing,
 Shanghai, China, 2012.

Editorial activity

Guest Editor Special Issue on "Spatial Enhancement of Hyperspectral Data and Applications".
 Remote Sensing, 2016.
Guest Editor Special Issue on "Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Imaging Spectroscopy".
 IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 2015.

Reviewer

Reviewers for various journals:
- IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
- IEEE Journal of Selected Topics on Applied Remote Sensing
- IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
- IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine
- IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
- IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
- IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging
- IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing
- Proceedings of the IEEE
- Remote Sensing
- Remote Sensing of Environment
- International Journal of Remote Sensing
- Pattern Recognition
- Pattern Recognition Letters
- Neurocomputing
- Measurement
- Information Fusion
- Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing
- Signal, Image and Video Processing
- Optical Review
- Journal of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan