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Takahiro Yoshida (吉田 崇紘) is Project Assistant Professor of Department of Urban Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan. He received his Ph.D. degree in Policy and Planning Sciences from University of Tsukuba, 2018. His research interests include: geographical information sciences (GIS or GISc), remote sensing, spatial econometrics, spatial statistics, compositional data analysis, and urban big data analysis.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Policy and Planning Sciences, University of Tsukuba, March 2018.
    • [Dissertation title] Methodological developments and socio-economic applications of compositional data analysis for geographical data.
  • M.Sc. in Engineering, University of Tsukuba, March 2015.
  • B.Sc. in Policy and Planning Sciences, University of Tsukuba, March 2013.

Work experience

  • April 2021 – present
    • Project Assistant Professor,
      Department of Urban Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • April 2018 – March 2021
    • Research Associate,
      Center for Global Environmental Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan.
  • April 2016 – March 2018
    • Research Fellow (DC2),
      Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan.

(Concurrent appointments)

  • April 2021 – present
    • Part-Time Lecturer,
      Graduate School of System Design and Management, Keio University, Japan.
  • April 2021 – present
    • Visiting Researcher,
      Center for Global Environmental Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan.
  • April 2019 – present
    • Part-Time Lecturer,
      Department of International Economics, Faculty of Economics, Toyo University, Japan.

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