Yoshifumi Kitamura
Dr. Yoshifumi Kitamura has been Professor in the Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, since 2010. His research interests include interactive content design, human computer interactions, 3D user interfaces, virtual reality, and related fields. He serves in positions such as the Japan Liaison of IFIP TC-13, Japan Liaison and Chair of ACM SIGCHI Asian Development Committee, Chair of Japan ACM SIGCHI Chapter, Steering Committee Chair of ACM VRST, and Conference Chair of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, General Chair of CHI 2021. His formal education was obtained at Osaka University, B.Sc. (1985); M.Sc. (1987); and Ph.D. (1996).