Kozo Sugiyama 1945 - 2011

  • Peter Eades
  • Seok-Hee Hong
  • Kazuo Misue
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7034)

Abstract

Kozo Sugiyama was born in Gifu Prefecture Japan on September 17, 1945. He received his B.S., M.S., and Dr. Sci. at Nagoya University in 1969, 1971, 1974 respectively. For 23 years from 1974 he was a researcher at Fujitsu. During this time he spent a year at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg in Austria. In the mid 1990s he served as the Director of the Information Processing Society of Japan. In 1997 he moved from Fujitsu to the newly-created Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. His first position there was Professor of the School of Knowledge Science, but he soon became Director of the Center for Knowledge Science, and then Dean of the School of Knowledge Science. His last few years at JAIST were spent as a Vice President of the University.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Eades
    • 1
  • Seok-Hee Hong
    • 1
  • Kazuo Misue
    • 1
  1. 1.Graph Drawing communityJapan

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