Takuya Funatomi is currently an associate professor at Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan since 2015. He was an assistant professor at Kyoto University, Japan from 2007 to 2015, and a visiting assistant professor at Stanford University, USA in 2014. He received B.S. degree in Engineering, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Informatics from Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan, in 2002, 2004, and 2007, respectively. His research interests include computer vision, computer graphics, and pattern recognition.