Katsunori Shimohara

Katsunori Shimohara

Doshisha University

Katsunori Shimohara, Dr. Eng., born in 1952, graduated from Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, in 1978. From 2001 to 2006, he was Director of the Network Informatics Labs. and the Human Information Science Labs., Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR) International, Kyoto, Japan. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Information Systems Design, and the Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan. His research interest includes creative and imaginative communications between not only humans but also humans, tangible and intangible artifacts by using evolutionary computation and technology. He is now working on system design of community focusing on relationality that people naturally generate through interactions between other people, tangible and intangible things in community, boundary and relationality perspective systems approach to System of Systems, and human robot/agent interactions.