Kent Katsumata Portfolio
Second-year master student studying computer science at Keio University in
Japan. My research interests lie primarily in the area of Ubiquitous Computing, Computing for Well-being,
HCI, and Machine Learning.
A tech savvy, I fully utilize an array of leading-edge softwares and hardwares, and through various approaches shape my inspiration into design, user experience, prototyping, and development.
2020/09 ~ 2022/09 (Expected)
Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
Enrolled in Cyber Informatics Program
Member of Nakazawa and Okoshi Lab.
2016/09 ~ 2020/09
Keio University Faculty of Environment and Information Studies
Member of Jin Nakazawa/Jun Murai Joint Lab.
Leader of Computing for Human Well-being Research Group
2003 ~ 2016
St. Mary’s International School
High School Diploma
Honor Roll Awards: Design Technology, Japanese, Music
2019/04 ~ Present
Life is Tech USA, Inc.
Senior Instructor / Launching Team Member / Service Design
Launching member of Life is Tech USA. Involved in product development especially the storytelling and narrative strategies of “Disney Codeillusion”, an online coding tutorial coproduced with Disney.
2017/05 ~ Present
Life is Tech, Inc.
Mentor (Instructor) / Curriculum Course Director (Web Service)
Motivating students to develop creative and innovative thinking skills through coding and also empowering their self esteem with team building skills.
2020/09 ~ 2020/09
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Summer Internship / iOS Development
Worked on implementing a new feature for the Yahoo! JAPAN iOS app.
2020/08 ~ 2020/08
Summer Internship / Engineer Course
Created "DishUp," an iOS app that allows users to peer review each other's plating skills.
Django, Data Science, ML
HTML / CSS / JS
Ps, Ai, Xd, Pr, Ae
Award of Excellence, SPAJAM Hackathon 2020 Qualification Round 3
First Place, Smart Hackathon by ZENRIN 2019
First place, High School Business Idea Competition 2015
Finalist and awarded Hikari TV Award, Teens Apps Award 2015
K.Katsumata, Y.Noda, N.Isokawa, S.Katayama, T.Okoshi and J.Nakazawa, “SleepThermo: The affect of
in-cloth monitored body temperature change during sleep on human well-being.” in Proceedings of The 2019 ACM
International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct Publication – UbiComp ’19 United
Kingdom, Longdon Adjunct, 2019, pp. 1602–1607
K.Katsumata, Y.Eigen, Y.Noda, M.Tsuruoka, S.Hashiba, S.Numoto, S.Katayama, T.Okoshi, and J.Nakazawa, “Motivating Long-term Dietary Habit Modification through Mobile MR Gamification" In Proceedings of the 17th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys ’19 South Korea, Seoul). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 671-672.