Jun Kato

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Jun Kato
Jun Kato
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Job title
Ph.D (Computer Science)(The University of Tokyo)
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Jun Kato is a Human-Computer Interaction researcher at AIST, where he works on designing tools for programming interactive media content. He received a Ph.D in Computer Science from The University of Tokyo in March, 2014. Prior to graduation, he worked as research intern at Microsoft Research Asia, Redmond, and Adobe Research Seattle.

He has regularly gained academic recognition such as Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship 2012, ACM CHI 2013/2015 Best Paper Honorable Mention, and HAI 2014 Best Paper Nominee.

Research Areas


Awards & Honors

Apr 2018
Honorable Mention Poster Award, IEEE PacificVis 2018
Winner: Tomoyasu Nakano, Jun Kato, Masataka Goto
Mar 2016
Nightbird Audience Node: Adding Audience Support to VJ Performance Based on Visual Programming, Interaction 2016 Interactive Presentation Award, Information Processing Society of Japan
Winner: Yutaka Obuchi, Jun Kato, Masahiro Hamasaki, Masataka Goto, Kentaro Fukuchi
Jul 2015
CrossSong Puzzle: Generating and Unscrambling Music Mash-ups with Real-time Interactivity, Best Paper Award, Sound and Music Conference
Winner: Jordan Smith, Graham Parcival, Jun Kato, Masataka Goto, Satoru Fukayama
Apr 2015
TextAlive: Integrated Design Environment for Kinetic Typography, CHI '15 Best Paper Honorable Mention Award, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Winner: Jun Kato, Masataka Goto
Nov 2014
TextAlive: Interactive and Programmable Authoring Environment for Kinetic Typography, WISS 2014 Best Paper Award, Japan Society for Software Science and Technology
Winner: Jun Kato, Tomoyasu Nakano, Masataka Goto

Published Papers

Kato Jun, Ogata Masa, Inoue Takahiro, Goto Masataka
Proceedings of the 26th ACM International Conference on Multimedia   1697   2018   [Refereed]
Kato Jun, Goto Masataka
Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing   259-263   2018   [Refereed]
Suzuki Ryo, Kato Jun, Gross Mark D, Yeh Tom
Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems   199:1   2018   [Refereed]
Miyagawa Shoki, Koyama Yuki, Kato Jun, Goto Masataka, Morishima Shigeo
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems   39   2018   [Refereed]
Kato Jun, Goto Masataka
Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems   1099   2017   [Refereed]


Kohei Matsumura,Masayasu Ogata,Saki Sakaguchi,Takashi Ijiri,Takeshi Nishida,Jun Kato,Hiromi Nakamura,Daisuke Sakamoto,Yoshifumi Kitamura
Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, San Jose, CA, USA, May 7-12, 2016, Extended Abstracts   3325-3330   2016   [Refereed]
Jun Kato,Hiromi Nakamura,Yuta Sugiura,Taku Hachisu,Daisuke Sakamoto,Koji Yatani,Yoshifumi Kitamura
Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Seoul, CHI 2015 Extended Abstracts, Republic of Korea, April 18 - 23, 2015   2321-2324   2015   [Refereed]