Prof. Shuji Hashimoto

Professor Emeritus, Waseda University


1977: Doctor of Engineering, Waseda University

1973: Master in Pure and Applied Physics, Waseda university

1970: B.Eng. in Applied Physics, Waseda University

Current Positions

Executive Adviser, The Waseda International House of Literature (The Haruki Murakami Library), Waseda University (2021~)

Director, XELA Robotics Co., Ltd (2018~)

Research Adviser, Future Robotics Organization, Waseda University (2018~)

GGC Leader, Gundam Global Challenge (2016~)

Previous Career

2014-2018: Senior Director, Center for Higher Education Studies, Waseda University

2010-2018: Senior Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, Waseda University

2010-2018: Chairman, Honjo Waseda Research Park (PIIF)

2007-2019: Chair, Strategic Working Group, Japan Supporting University Consortium for E-JUST.

2006-2010: Senior Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

2000-2010: Chairman, Humanoid Research Institute, Waseda University

1993-2018: Professor, Dept. of Applied Physics, Waseda University

1991-1993: Associate Professor, Dept. of Applied Physics, Waseda University

1988-1991: Associate Professor, Dept. of Information Engineering, Toho University

1979-1988: Lecture, Faculty of Science, Toho University

1974-1979: Research Associate, Dept. of Applied Physics, Waseda University

1970-1971: Engineer, Display Engineering Dept., Fujitsu Co., Ltd


More than 300 Papers, 25 Patents, 5 Books

PI Experiences

15 projects of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Japan)

2 projects of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Japan)

2 international projects of the 7th Framework Programme for Research (EU)

Recent Invited and Keynote Talks

  1. “Gathering Human Wisdom to Evolve AI”, World Symposium on Digital Intelligence for Systems and Machines (DISA2023), Sept.21, 2023, Koscie, Slovakia.
  2. “Experiences and Expectations - Open-Source Model for Future –“, Open Source Summit Japan, Nov. 6, 2022, Yokohama, Japan.
  3. “Beyond Robots – embodying the fantasy and piling up the imagination ‐”, the 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Sept.1, 2022, Napoli, Italy.
  4. “Music in AI Era”, the 15th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR), Nov.15, 2021, Tokyo, Japan.
  5. “Human Society with Robots - DO we need them?”, Slovak.AI RADIO Artificial Intelligence Meetup, Nov. 26, 2020, Kosice, Slovakia.
  6. “Machine with a Heart - Past and Future of Robotics and AI -”, The 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Information Engineering and Technology (SIET), Nov.11, 2018, Malang, Indonesia.

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