Shoichi Koyama, Ph.D.

Department of Information Physics and Computing (System #1 lab ),
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology ,
The University of Tokyo
Engineering bldg. 6-242, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

Shoichi Koyama received the B.E., M.S, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 2007, 2009, and 2014, respectively. He joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corporation as a Researcher in 2009. He moved to the University of Tokyo in 2014 and is currently Lecturer since 2018. From 2016 to 2018, he was also a visiting researcher at Paris Diderot University (Paris 7), Institut Langevin, Paris, France. His research interests include audio signal processing / machine learning, acoustic inverse problems, and spatial audio. (Full CV: )

Research topics

Acoustic signal processing, machine learning for audio, microphone and loudspeaker array processing, spatial audio

Professional experience

2009.04 – 2014.03 Nippon Telegraph and Telephon Corp., NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories, Researcher
2014.04 – 2018.03 Research Associate at Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo
2016.04 – 2018.03 Visiting researcher at Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7) / Institut Langevin (JSPS Overseas Research Fellow)
2018.04 – Lecturer at Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo
2020.04 – Visiting Associate Professor at Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University

Member of IEEE, Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Audio Engineering Society (AES), IEICE, Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ)


2007.03 Graduated from Department of Mathematical Engineering and Information Physics, Faculty of Engineering, the University of Tokyo
2009.03 Graduated from Department of Information Physics and Computing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo
2014.01 Ph.D. (Information Science and Technology) from the University of Tokyo


  • The Activity Contribution Award, ASJ, 2022.
  • The Service Award (Operation of Technical Committee on Engineering Acoustics), IEICE ESS, 2021.
  • The Research Award, Funai Foundation for Information Technology, 2018.
  • The Telecom System Technology Award, the Telecommunication Advancement Foundation, 2015.
  • The Itakura Prize Innovative Young Researcher Award, ASJ, 2015.
  • The Awaya Prize Young Researcher Award, ASJ, 2011.
  • The Best Young Researcher Paper Award, IEEJ Sensors and Micromachines Society, 2010.
  • The Young Researcher Award, SICE Measurement Division, 2009.