Akira Funahashi

Associate Professor | funa@bio.keio.ac.jp

ABOUT

Akira Funahashi received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering and the M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Keio University, Japan, in 1995, 1997, and 2000, respectively. He was a Research Fellow with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC1) from 1997 to 2000 and a Research Associate with the Department of Information Technology, Mie University, Japan, from 2000 to 2002. He then joined the Kitano Symbiotic Systems Project, JST, and The Systems Biology Institute as a Researcher before joining Keio University in 2007. His research interests include the areas of systems biology, computational biology, interconnection networks, and parallel processing.

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. degree in computer science
Keio University
3 Years Course

MARCH 2000

M.E. degree in computer science
Keio University
2 Years Course

MARCH 1997

B.E. degree in electrical engineering
Keio University
4 Years Course

MARCH 1995



WORK

Mentor
Google Summer of Code 2017

Help students to hack the code on open source projects.

APR 2017 - AUG 2017

Mentor
Google Summer of Code 2016

Help students to hack the code on open source projects.

APR 2016 - AUG 2016

Mentor
Google Summer of Code 2014

Help students to hack the code on open source projects.

JULY 2014 - AUG 2014

Associate Professor
Department of Biosciences and Informatics, Keio University

Working on computational platform for systems biology, mathematical modeling, numerical analysis, image processing and parallel processing.

APRIL 2009 - CURRENT

Assistant Professor
Department of Biosciences and Informatics, Keio University

Worked on computational platform for systems biology.

APRIL 2007 - MARCH 2009

Researcher
Kitano Symbiotic Systems Project, JST and The Systems Biology Institute

At that time, I started to work on systems biology. Most of the part of my work was on software platform for systems biology including SBML (Systems Biology Markup Language), SBGN (Systems Biology Graphical Notation), hardware accelerated biochemical simulator and CellDesigner.

APRIL 2002 - MARCH 2007

Research Associate
Department of Information Technology, Mie University, Japan

Met with nice colleagues. Worked on parallel processing especially on routing algorithms for PC clusters.

MAY 2000 - MARCH 2002

Research Fellow (DC1)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

During my Ph.D., my research was supported by JSPS. I was working on an adaptive routing algorithms on massively parallel computers.

APRIL 1997 - MARCH 2000



PUBLICATION

My most updated publication list can be found on several web services.
Google Scholar
ResearchGate

AUGUST 1996 - CURRENT



AWARDS

Not yet!
My life is unrelated to awards...

NOVEMBER 1971 - CURRENT


SKILLS

Programming


Numerical Calculation


Image Processing


Parallel Processing


Hardware


Keynote



PORTFOLIO

Coding

I started writing a code when I was a 9 years old child. I still have to struggle with bugs sometime, but I truly love coding.

coding

At the bench

Well, I'm not good at wet work, but still interested in it!

experiment



CONTACT

Email
funa@bio.keio.ac.jp

Funahashi Lab. webpage

Address
3-14-1 Hiyoshi Kouhoku-ku
Postal 223-8522
Yokohama, Japan.

Phone
+81 45-566-1797

SOCIAL LINKS

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