Personal Information

Prof. Kiyoshi Honda, after graduation from Nara Medical University on 1976, spent four year at Univ. Tokyo Hospital and then started voice and speech research at the Research Institute of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (RILP), Univ. Tokyo, and at Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, USA, as a research associate. He moved to Kanazawa Institute of Technology to be an associate professor at Dept. Electronics on 1986. Then, he joined the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR-I) on 1991 to continue voice and speech research as a supervisor. He also spent three years at Univ. Wisconsin for the X-ray microbeam project as a senior researcher. He moved to Phonetics and Phonology Lab, CNRS-Univ. Paris III, France, on 2006, and he is currently a professor of Tianjin University for the School of Computer Science and Technology, under the foreigner 1000-plan program. His research interest includes anatomy/physiology of speech organs, acoustic/articulatory phonetics, electronic instrumentation techniques, and MRI-based visualization techniques. He has developed stereo-endoscopy, high-speed digital imaging, non-invasive photoglottography, and vocal-tract imaging methods.

Current Research Projects


Education

1985.4 Doctor of Medical Sciences (D.M.Sc.),University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine
1976.3 Bachelor of Medicine (B.M.), Nara Medical University, Medical School
1970.4 – 1976.3 Nara Medical University, Medical School (Japan)
1965.4 – 1968.3 Tokyo Metropolitan Kudan High School (Japan)

Professional Experiences

Recent Activities

2012.9 – present Professor, School of Computer Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, PRC.
2009.12 – present Senior researcher, Laboratoire de Phonetique et de Phonologie (LPP), UMR7017 CNRS-Univ.Paris3, Paris, France
2006.4 – 2009.11 Research associate, Laboratoire de Phonetique et de Phonologie (LPP), UMR7018 CNRS-Univ.Paris3e de Paris III, France, & Cooperative researcher, ATR Cognitive Information Science Laboratories, Japan

Full-time Research at ATR(Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International)

2001.4 – 2006.3 Department head, ATR Human Information Science Laboratories, Japan
2000.4 – 2001.3 Supervisor, ATR Institute International, Japan
1998.4 – 2000.3 Department head, ATR Human Information Processing Research Laboratories, Japan
1995.4 – 1998.3 Senior scientist, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A. - on leave from ATR
1993.4 – 1998.3 Supervisor, ATR Human Information Processing Research Laboratories, Japan
1991.4 – 1993.3 Supervisor, ATR Auditory & Visual Perception Research Laboratories, Japan

Research and Education at University

1986.2 – 1991.3 Associate professor, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan

Clinical Training and Phonetic Studies

1979.8 – 1986.1 Research assistant, University of Tokyo, Res. Inst. Logopedics & Phoniatircs, Japan
1980.5 – 1983.4 Visiting researcher, Haskins Laboratories, U.S.A. - on leave from Univ. Tokyo
1978.1 – 1979.7 Assistant, University of Tokyo, Department of Otolaryngology, Japan
1976.5 – 1978.12 Resident, University of Tokyo, Department of Otolaryngology, Japan

Qualifications and Honors

Qualifications

1975.5 Medical Doctor (M.D.), Ministry of Health and Welfare, Japan

Honors

2006.12 7th Willard R. Zemlin Lecture from Allyn & Bacon & ASHA Division 5, U.S.A.
2012.5 Quintana Research Award 2012 from the Voice Foundation, U.S.A.