Shogo YAMASHITA (山下 聖悟)

Ph.D. student at the University of Tokyo (Professor Jun Rekimoto).

  • Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Underwater Entertainment
  • Knowledge: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Optics (Polarization, Spectrum)
  • Research Experience: I have managed research projects on sensor development, data visualization and virtual reality. Therefore, I have extensive experiences of computer graphics, electronics and image processing.
  • Work Experience: I have participated in a lot of internships throughout the world, which require engineering, project management and communication skills.

I like exploring the world and capturing the moments into pictures.

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  • 2017 Apr – 2020 Mar   Doctor of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo
  • 2014 Apr – 2017 Mar   Master of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo (One year of absence in 2016 for an overseas internship, and language study)
  • 2010 Apr – 2014 Mar   Bachelor of Engineering, National Collage of Technology, Kagawa College


  • Programing Language: Processing (JAVA), C++, Python
  • Operating System: Windows, Mac OSX, Linux (Debian, Ubuntu)
  • Frameworks: Visual Studio, Xcode, Eclipse, Arduino, Simulink, OpenGL, OpenCV, openFrameworks, WordPress


Work Experience

Smart System Institute in National University of Singapore

  • Researcher
  • 2017 Apr – 2018 Oct・18 months・Singapore 
  1. Working on an underwater entertainment system and a volumetric display in the water

Siemens Industry Software N.V In Belgium

  • Engineer
  • 2015 July – 2016 Mar・8 months・Leuven, Belgium
  1. Worked on two tasks regarding a mobile driving support system (recognition of driving statuses and patterns, test on cross-platform environment).
  2. Made a driving automation system compatible with both Windows and Linux.

Software Development (C++, Simulink, Matlab, Linux (Debian), cocos2dx)

Rakuten Institute of Technology

  • Researcher 
  • 2014 Aug – 2015 Feb・8 months・Tokyo, Japan      
  1. Researched on novel shopping support systems.
  2. Applied for a patent, submitted two projects to international conferences.  Palette  POVeye

Physical Computing (spectroscope), Image processing, UI/UX design

2weeks US Workshop 2014 by Recruit Holdings (MIT Media Lab, Silicon Valley etc.)

  • UI/UX team member
  • 2014 Mar・2 weeks・MIT Media Lab, Silicon Valley, Vice NY etc, USA
  1. Improved a photo album application, surveyed the demand and the usability.

Growth Hack (Need survey, Usability evaluation, UI/UX design) 


  • Project Manager
  • 2012 Oct – 2013 May・8 months・Cebu, Philippines, and Kagawa, Japan
  1. Managed web engineers in the Philippines, etc.

Project Management (Progress management, Quality control)


  • Engineer
  • 2012 Jul – 2012 Sep・3 months・Cebu, Philippines
  1. Built a web service to compare English schools in the Philippines with others

Web service Development (PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, HTML, CSS)

 Exploratory IT Human Resources Project 2010 (MITOU)

  • Chief Developer
  • 2010 Dec – 2011 Oct・11 months・Kagawa, Japan
  1. Developed a framework and sensors to visualize radiation and electricity, and obtained the grant money (16, 200 dolls)

Product Management, Software Development(C++, AR, OpenCV, OpenGL, ROOT)