Masayuki Yokoyama was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1975. He received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in electronics, information, and communication engineering from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, in 1998 and 2000 respectively.
From 2004 to 2005, he joined the Center of Biological and Computational Learning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as a Visiting Researcher from Sony Corporation. Since April 2014, he has been in the Department of Computer Science and Communication Engineering in Waseda University for Ph.D. His current research interests include man-machine interface, image processing, computer vision, and machine learning.