/Senior Distinguished

Distinguished Researchers Hirokazu Kameoka
  • Senior Distinguished Researcher

    Hirokazu Kameoka

  • NTT Communication Science Laboratories

    Media Scene Analysis and Generation for Communication Ability Augmentation

    We aim to develop signal processing and machine learning techniques for overcoming any kinds of barriers that can hinder human-human/machine communications.


    • 2005 Best Student Paper Award Finalist at 2005 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP2005)
    • 2005 20th Telecom System Technology Student Award, Telecommunications Advancement Foundation
    • 2005 Yamashita Memorial Research Award, Information Processing Society of Japan
    • 2007 Itakura Prize Innovative Young Researcher Award, Acoustical Society of Japan
    • 2007 Dean's Award, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
    • 2007 The 1st IEEE Signal Processing Society Japan Chapter Student Paper Award
    • 2008 Awaya Prize Young Researcher Award, Acoustical Society of Japan
    • 2009 IEEE Signal Processing Society 2008 SPS Young Author Best Paper Award
    • 2011 IEICE ISS Young Researcher's Award in Speech Field
    • 2017 Best Interaction Award at The Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding (MIRU)
    • 2018 The 33rd Telecom System Technology Award, The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation (TAF)
    • 2018 The Young Scientists' Prize of The Commendation for Science and Technology by The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
    • 2020 AMiner 2020 AI2000 Most Influential Scholar Award Honorable Mention
    • 2021 The 10th RIEC Award, Tohoku University

    Academic Activities

    • Associate Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing (2015.03-)
    • Associate Editor of IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems (2016.04-)
    • IEEE Machine Learning for Signal Processing Technical Committee Member (2019.01-)
    • IEEE Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing Technical Committee Member (2017.01-)

    Visiting Professor

    • Adjunct Associate Professor at The University of Tokyo
    • Adjunct Associate Professor at National Institute of Informatics
    • Adjunct Associate Professor at University of Tsukuba


    • Speech and audio signal processing, audio source separation, speech analysis, conversion, and synthesis, machine learning, deep learning

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