Hiroshi HOSOBE is a Professor of Digital Media at the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Hosei University in Tokyo.

Notes: Hosobe is in France on sabbatical leave; he has been staying in the I3S Laboratory of the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis since the end of March 2017. He will be back to Hosei University on April 2018.

Research Interests

  • User interfaces
  • Information visualization
  • Constraint programming

Main Focus of Research

  • Mathematical approaches to the construction of visual and interactive systems


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Lab at Hosei

Hosobe is working with 2 graduate students and 8 undergraduate students at Hosei University (as of April 2016). Hosei is one of the oldest Japanese private universities, originally established in 1880, only 12 years after the end of the Edo samurai period. In 2014, the Japanese government selected Hosei as one of the 37 top-rated Japanese universities for the Top Global University Project. Our lab is located in Koganei City of Tokyo.

Join Us

Hosei University provides master’s and doctoral degree programs for overseas students. Also, a double degree program is offered to master’s students of more than 30 Chinese universities. Highly talented and motivated students are welcome to join us.

Notes: Hosobe previously worked with 1 French research assistant at Hosei University for 6 months. More previously, he worked at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, where he supervised 6 overseas interns (3 from France, 2 from Australia, and 1 from Vietnam) for 3 to 6 months each as well as hosted 1 postdoc from Germany for 7 months. He also has long been collaborating with researchers in foreign countries, especially in France.


Hiroshi HOSOBE
Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Hosei University
3-7-2 Kajino-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo 184-8584, Japan