I am a postdoctoral reseacher in the Real-World Informative Robotics Lab (Kurazume & An Lab) at Kyushu University. My research interests include computer vision and robotics. I finished a PhD at Kyushu University in 2020, where I was advised by Prof. Ryo Kurazume. I also received BE (2015) and ME (2017) degrees at Kyushu University.
Oct 2021Two co-authored papers on gait recognition were accepted to SII 2022!
Jun 2021Our paper on noise-aware GANs for 3D LiDAR data was accepted to IROS 2021!
Apr 2021Started working as a postdoc at Kyushu University!
Best Poster Presentation Award
K. Nakashima and R. Kurazume, “Describing Daily Events in Intelligent Space via Fourth-person Perspective Images,” 2018.
MIRU Student Incentive Award
19 selected students
Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding (MIRU, Japanese conference), 2017
Finalist of Best Service Robotics Paper Award
4 selected papers
R. Kurazume, Y. Pyo, K. Nakashima, A. Kawamura, and T. Tsuji, “Feasibility Study of IoRT Platform ‘Big Sensor Box,’” in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017, pp. 3664–3671.
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2/PD)
A monthly stipend of JPY 200,000 funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Apr 2019 — Mar 2021
A yearly stipend of JPY 500,000 funded by Kyushu University
2017 and 2018
Overseas Internship Program
A maintenance allowance of JPY 500,000 for a 3-month Internship at NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory, funded by Kyushu University
Oct 2017 — Dec 2017
Graduate Student Scholarship
2-year stipends of JPY 1,000,000 funded by Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
Apr 2015 — Mar 2017